Tom Barington Chain Wallet Leather
Buying Guide
Derrick Beil

Best Chain Wallets (Buying Guide for 2020)

Whether you travel the world on a steal horse, a big-rig or just enjoy the old school greaser look, a chain wallet is not only stylish but is also a secure way to carry around your valuables. Read on to see our top picks for wallets in this category.

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Vero Engineering Impulse Knife Open Blade in Hand
Gear
Derrick Beil

REVIEW: Vero Engineering – Impulse

The Impulse is a beast of a folder – it’s not made for someone looking for a knife that’ll sit quietly in their pocket. In fact, with all the customization options available at purchase you’ll be eager to pull this knife out to show all your friends. The knife is made well, has a fantastic Tanto blade shape, and is made of premium materials throughout. A solid purchase option for any blade enthusiast looking for a large folder.

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Benchmade Barrage Family
Gear
Derrick Beil

REVIEW: Benchmade Barrage® Family

The Barrage® family of knives is one of Benchmade’s long-time best sellers and it’s for good reason. The knife feels great in the hand and comes in high-grade steel that will keep an edge for a while even under heavy use. It’s on the larger side for everyday carry purposes, but is a good option for anyone looking for a beefy folder with speedy blade action.

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Spinnaker Dumas Hero Shot
Gear
Josh Faigen

REVIEW: Spinnaker Dumas

The Spinnaker Dumas is the first proper diver watch created by Spinnaker designed specifically with divers in mind. It’s presence on the wrist is undeniable, even if overstatedly so, but that aligns with their target audience.

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EDC Photography - Chess Similar Color Example
How To Guides
Samson Tran

EDC Photography: Part 3 – Color

In part 1, we walked through photo composition. In part 2, we reviewed lighting techniques. In part 3, we take a look at how to utilize similar and complementary colors to make cohesive and eye-catching photos!

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Benchmade Bugout in Blue Side Shot
Knives
Derrick Beil

REVIEW: Benchmade Bugout – The Essential Lightweight EDC Folder

Benchmade’s Bugout™ family of knives is among my first recommendations when someone asks me options for their first “nice” folder. From the size, weight, shape, and materials… everything about the Bugout™ is ‘just right’. Though, don’t expect this knife to be pocket jewelry straight out of the box – there are mods to fix that.

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EDC Photography Lighting Example 2
How To Guides
Samson Tran

EDC Photography: Part 2 – Lighting

Lighting is one of the most important aspects of photography. Learning how to correctly utilize light is instrumental to making your gear photos pop! Read on for a few lighting related tips.

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