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Proper Knife and Flashlight Pairings ‘for Any Budget’

Some of you may have seen this post over at GearJunkie:  Everyday Carry Essentials: Best Knife, Flashlight Pairings for Any Budget . There, Anthony Sculimbrene who also writes Everyday Commentary picked three pairings of knives and flashlights for all of us (under $100, over $200, and ‘high end’). The thing is, he did a poor job picking good pairings....

Three Bags for People Who Don’t Care About Bags

Carrying on from my flashlight post, written for those out there who don’t want to go deep down the rabbit hole — here are the three bags I think most people will need to be able to cover almost anything they encounter and generally to make life easier and are hand picked for people who really don’t even want to have to read this much to find out what...

FourSevens Quark QK2A MKIII

I am writing this a little backwards, as I already published the article about three flashlights for people who don’t want to learn about flashlights, and talked about this light there. For that article I needed an upgrade pick for the AA light (which itself I didn’t have beforehand and had to test a bit) and because of that I honed in on this light:...

Member Journal — 7/19/21

This week: Apple’s website is terrible; a bunch of ‘micro’ reviews of stuff I have been using; and a ‘double down’ recommendation for fun; lastly some books. You must be a member to read the rest of this article. (Already a member? Log In.)

Summer Cleaning Gear Sale — First Dibs is Order of the Day

Now it is time for a purge to make room for other items. Everything is as described, and prices include shipping. I am still only shipping to US addresses, and payments are via PayPal with everything being done using Goods & Services so you can have additional protection. Shipping will be either USPS or UPS — whichever I can snag cheaper (90%+ is...

Gear Sale — Member First

I have a bunch of stuff I have been testing this year, but now it is time for a purge to make room for other items. Everything is as described, and prices include shipping. I am still only shipping to US addresses, and payments are via PayPal with everything being done using Goods & Services so you can have additional protection. Shipping will be...

GORUCK GR2 Pre-Orders

Mostly mentioning this because they are making it in Multicam Tropic and 500D. Oh my. Must resist. Also like 26L GR2 I guess. ¶

Noctigon KR4 in Deep Red

This is kind of the tail switch version of the D4V2, functionally it’s the same but you are clicking from the back of the light instead of on the side. So I am going to focus this review on the LED itself not on the body so much. Know that this is a great light, but made awesome by the LED option of Deep Red. That LED & Why The...

You Really Need to Quit Twitter

Caitlin Flanagan on the parasite that is Twitter: Twitter is a parasite that burrows deep into your brain, training you to respond to the constant social feedback of likes and retweets. That takes only a week or two. Human psychology is pathetically simple to manipulate. Once you’re hooked, the parasite becomes your master, and it changes...

Member Journal — 7/12/21

This week: using a handkerchief as a pocket organizer; some new lights; bag usage update; and upcoming sale. You must be a member to read the rest of this article. (Already a member? Log In.)

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