I live digital, and I am sure many of you do as well. We do of course live in a very analog world and our phones don’t always have all the answers. Having a small knife, flashlight, or pen when you really need it can make your day. I have always kept various tools with me in my bag/backpack, but that doesn’t really help you if you don’t have your bag with you. What you really need are tools that fit in your bag that is always with you, your pocket!
Fisher Space Pen – Copper Zirconium Nitride ~$40Check it out on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A32F122/
Having an awesome pen with you 24/7 is one of those things you may not know you need until you have one. This was the case for me. Life is too short to write with a crappy pen, and while you are writing with a nice pen, why not have it look cool too!?
After trying one out, I decided to make the purchase of a Space Pen. There are tons of options for Space Pens nowadays, and the one I landed on is the Copper Zironium Nitride bullet pen. How cool does that sound? It’s super small and you really don’t notice it in your pocket. It writes every time you pull it out, no more scribbling frantic circles instead of writing down that great idea that popped into your head.
Leatherman Squirt PS4 Red Keychain Tool with Plier ~$26
Check it out on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0032XZW82/
I really like my trusty Swiss Army knife, but it is a bit big to keep in my pocket with me every day. I also tend to find myself needing a little bit wider selection of tool types. A standard Size Leatherman is of course a great tool, but again very large. The good news is that Leathrman makes multi-tools in many sizes. The tool I chose is the Squirt PS4 in red. It has a really good selection of tools in a very small package. All your basic daily need tools for small on-the-go jobs, scissors, pliers, knife, screwdrivers.
Fenix E05 Stainless Steel 85 Lumen LED Flashlight ~$29
Check it out on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LGYTET2/
Let there be light! Dropping that adapter down behind your desk and not being able to see where it went is never fun. If only you had a flashlight with you. Now you do! This light is very small, but don’t let the size fool you, it cranks out a lot of light! It has 3 settings for 8, 25, and 85 lumens. Solid construction, ability to stand upon end, and fits in your pocket, or coin pocket really well.
There you have it, The Mighty Trio! If you are looking for some great little tools to carry in your pocket, give these a shot!