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On Point in Every Way

The 12 Best Fixed-Blade Knives

In a survival situation, especially in the wild, a good fixed-blade knife is the most important tool you can have. Choose wisely.

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An Entire Tool Box in the Palm of Your Hand

The Best Multitools of 2016

Whether it's to save space in your pack or saving trips back to the tool box at home, a great multi-tool is worth the investment. These are our picks for 2016.

Be a Handyman, Wherever You Go

The 10 Best Multi-Tools

You're not the guy who has a frequent buyer card at Sears, and you can't always find the perfect tool in your less-than-organized garage. Perhaps it's time to try the multi-tool.

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Sportsman Issue
On Point in Every Way

The 12 Best Fixed-Blade Knives

In a survival situation, especially in the wild, a good fixed-blade knife is the most important tool you can have. Choose wisely.

Gift Guide
Twelve Gifts For The Handiest of Men

The 12 Guys of Christmas: The Do-It-Yourselfer

Today’s handyman is far more than a mere fixer of household problems. Armed with knowledge and the right tools, no task is too complex for their capable hands, from fine carpentry and engine work to maintaining wi-fi-based home ecosystems. They deserve celebration and appreciation -- and yet, as you’ve undoubtedly noticed, they are an incredibly humble breed, their most cherished rewards being the result of a hard day’s work. We’ve put together a dozen gift ideas guaranteed to boost enthusiasm, bolster abilities and foster talents for the do-it-yourselfer in your life.

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Today in Gear: October 24, 2014

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That holiday excitement of childhood Christmases isn't gone. Adults just get excited over something other than presents under the tree -- i.e., seasonal alcohol. Why wouldn't you get excited about Guinness

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: October 8, 2014

Today in Gear: Henry Kissinger's new book, Gerber's bladeless multitool, cool custom leather kicks by Quoddy, the LifeTrak BRITE R450 fitness tracker, an app to upgrade your iPhone camera and more.

Buying Guide
Essentials for a quicky with mother nature

Kit: The Perfect Day Pack

Most day hikes require a peanut butter sandwich, a water bottle and maybe some bug spray. But for the weekend warrior who wants to crush in one day what most people stroll in three, there are a few indispensables. Here are our favorite necessities and extravagances for spending a day burning through some miles on the trail.

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Today in Gear: July 12, 2013

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First off, we want to make clear that we appreciate all of our readers and hope each of you well in all your endeavors. That said, any of you who are incarcerated and shiv-happy shouldn't

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Today in Gear: March 29, 2013

swing-tip-gear-patrol SwingTip
Why the hell are you hooking left every time you pick up a five iron? Where before you'd have to listen to your buddy's pretentious rant about what his personal coach told him, with the SwingTip (which clips

Jump starting your adventure kit

Gerber GO Bag

Whether it's for your bug-out bag or your hiking kit, the fundamental survival items -- knife, flashlight, multitool, your bag itself -- make up 98% of what you'll use and anchor your camp/hike/escape. The Gerber GO Bag ($274) gives you

Hatchet Job

Gerber Gator Combo Axe

When you need to do a hatchet job, best to have a hatchet at hand; however, sometimes the job requires you cut like a knife. For both occasions, the Gerber Combo Axe solves your tool dilemma, saving you from using

Cuts like a knife, and an axe, and…

Gerber Apocalypse Kit

Like Edward Scissorhands set loose in a cutlery shop, the Gerber Apocalypse Survival Kit ($349) delivers a bevy of bladed goodness. Consisting of seven tools, including Machete, Camp Axe II, Machete Pro, Parang (our favorite), LMF II Infantry, DMF Folder

Just the thicket

Gerber Gator Machete Pro

If the original Gerber machete hasn't sufficed your jungle-swathing needs, Gerber has answered your roar with the new Gator Machete Pro (available soon). The Pro is a multi-purpose implement that works as an axe, brush thinner, knife, machete, or garage-talk

Just Add Water

Gerber Rivermate

The only thing that mixes worse than Lindsey Lohan and alcohol is water and rope. Anyone who has ever paddled a boat can attest to the fact that a seemingly docile line floating in an inch or two of water at the

MacGyver in Your Pocket

Gerber Crucial Tool

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Though the same can't be said of me, my father has always been a consummate knife connoisseur. He has constantly preached to me about Gerber knives and the quality that backs them. Upon handling their Crucial multitool for a few

Pocket Friendly Problem Solver

Gerber Crucial Multitool

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By Gear Patrol Reader Matt Alan

Admittedly, I'm one of those knife and pocket-tool junkies. Now, I don't walk around with a fanny pack or a bunch of crap clipped to my belt, just a trusty knife or multitool (or two) in