Here is this month’s roundup of the best and popular EDC gear to add to your collection. If you are looking for the best items for everyday carry, gear up by checking out our list of EDC essentials.
For the month of July we have multi-tools and knives.
Small, lightweight, and razor sharp is the best way to describe Nitecore NTK05. This compact folding keychain knife is made from TC4 titanium alloy and has a replaceable blade. It uses the common No. 11 scalpel blade which are cheap and readily available. The knife has a concealed lock which holds the knife securely in place when open. The lanyard hole at the end allows attachment to a keyring or lanyard.
Benchmade Pukko 200 is an outstanding outdoors fixed blade knife with a classic Scandinavian insipred design. CPM-3V with a drop point style blade ensures toughness, durability, and reliable for all outdoor applications. The rubberized Santoprene hande provides secure and comfortable grip. High quality leather sheath makes it easy to carry.
Another great general purpose or outdoor knife is CRKT Bev-Edge. It is small, compact, and features a beverage bottle opener integrated in the knife handle. The knife is flipper operated with IKBS ball bearing pivot system for fast and smooth blade deployment. Frame lock design ensures solid blade lockup. It has a stone wash finish with good corrosion resistance and hides wear or scratches.
A tool designed for first responders, Benchmade Outlast 365 is a unique knife with two blade design. The primary tactical blade features a drop point style blade with S30V steel. The secondary blade is the ‘working’ blade with CPM-3V steel, fully serrated edge, and a blunt tip. As a rescue utility tool, it also has an integrated O2 wrench, rescue hook, and a carbide tip glass breaker.
Leatherman Free T2 and is compact and versatile tool that features magnetic locking system for easy one handed operation. It conveniently packs 8 tools in a small compact package. Includes a 420HC knife blade, awl, bottle opener, pry tool, package opener, Philips and medium screwdriver, and an extra small screwdriver.