I wanted to give you a peek behind the curtain. So I figured I would tell you what has been in my pockets the last week or so.
Reylight LAN – Titanium – I like the smaller profile of a AA flashlight. It fits a bit better in the pocket, and still has a great output. Not to mention, I picked up the Machined Nichia version which comes with a battery and charger. It was ready to go right out of the box, and I love it. I can’t wait to outfit it with trits down the line.
MIG +61 Pen – Tumbled – A solid pen is a must in any carry. As a bit of a germ nut, I hate using other people’s pens, from signing a check at a restaurant, to filling out forms at the DMV, I just prefer to use my own pen. What’s cool about the MIG is the weight. I like that it is stainless and you can actually feel the weight of it. Also, the bolt action mechanism is great for fidgeting.
Vitesse ROCKIT – I am typically just bumming around at the local coffee shop or working from my home office. As such, the majority of the time I don’t require a heavy cutter, but something that can be a bit more precise and unassuming. Enter the Vitesse ROCKIT. This solid piece of M390 is beautifully designed. It has a ruler built into the handle, which is awesome for taking quick measurements while I work on new product and can do the “heavy lifting” of breaking down a shipping box, and the precise work of cutting out stencils.
Orijin Thinking Egg – Lava – I am one for fidgets and thinking toys. I love the asymmetrical shape of the thinking egg. Also, the Lava has a great texture to it. I rarely take it off my desk. It has become a staple for when I transition between tasks, helping me get grounded before diving into the next!
Also pictured are the Alliance Designs Efros Ice Lite, which I have been carrying a lot recently. I like the fidget factor of the dual thumb-studs and the extra slicey blade. The Mr. Happy is always on my desk as I am proud of bringing that project to life as a collaboration between Eric Luther and Urban EDC Supply. It is a reminder of the great things we can do when we work together!
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“Hello, my name is Corban (@hideandgrit) and I love multi-tools.” With that out of the way, we can delve into Corban’s impressive collection of Leatherman tools, ranging from the compact Micra to the innovative Free P4. When he’s not working on his collection, Corban also works with leather (Horween leather in particular). Read on for the full story and find out how he deploys his different tools in his day-to-day.