The Gerber Dime is one of the most popular mini multi-tools on the planet. And yet, it divides EDC websites and forums in a way that few other items can match. So what’s the deal with the Dime? I plopped down my cash in an effort to find out. Here’s what I came up with over a couple weeks of testing.
Review: Streamlight Nano Keychain Flashlight
From department store aisles to free giveaways, cheap keychain lights are ubiquitous. But who says cheap has to be bad? Certainly not the folks at Streamlight, who’ve been kind enough to send me an example of their popular Nano Keychain Flashlight. So far, its brightness and budget friendly nature have outshined all expectations.
Review: TrueUtility FireStash Lighter
When putting together a survival kit, there are few things more important than fire. Even in the fairly pedestrian world of EDC, it’s nice to have something that can produce a quick flame. Disposable lighters offer a temporary fix, but grow wasteful and expensive in the long run. With this in mind, TrueUtility has put together an interesting solution with the FireStash – A tiny, refillable lighter designed in the Zippo tradition.