Journeywind Junk owes a lot to Field Notes. This website was conceived in one of their notebooks, a mass of ideas and details scribbled down on a cross country flight. Since then, every gear review we’ve posted has begun as lines jotted in our trusty Kraft. It’s been an indispensable part of our Everyday Carry, and we’re excited to share our review.
Review: Opinel No. 6 Carbone Knife
Ever since its arrival, the Opinel No. 6 has been a mainstay of our Everyday Carry. We’ve opened it, closed it, and turned it over in our palms far more times than were necessary. Through nights on the town and hikes in the wilderness, it’s displayed a trait so seldom seen that it’s often forgotten – friendliness. But beyond its winning attitude, this little knife packs some serious credentials. Here’s how it stacked up in our four categories.
Review: Parker Jotter Ballpoint Pen
Perusing lists of the best bargain pens, we couldn’t help but notice the recurring appearance of the Parker Jotter. It’s been featured on such popular sites as EveryDayCarry.com, and its Amazon reviews are generally glowing. So when we stumbled across one in our local Staples, we decided to give the medium point marvel a shot. The results, as you’ll read below, have left us somewhat conflicted. Here’s our rundown on the base model of the popular Parker Jotter Ballpoint Pen.
Review: ThruNite Ti3 EDC Flashlight
Right out of the box, the ThruNite Ti3 is an impressive tool. The sharp finish and knurled texture of its aircraft-grade aluminum hull feels as good as it looks, showing a surprising level of quality for such a small light.
Review: Vector Thunderbird 1T Torch Lighter for Zippos
Enter the Vector Thunderbird Butane Torch Insert 1T, a drop-in mechanism that turns your favorite Zippo into a cigar-friendly flamer.
Review: Fisher Bullet Space Pen
The Fisher Space Pen is something of an icon. With its ability to write at any angle under extreme conditions, it’s become one of the most popular items among those who care about the things they carry.