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James Yeager Wants You To Help Him Launch YeagerTUBE

Friday, December 15th, 2017

As many of you may know, James Yeager has been banned by YouTube. To be sure, Yeager is a controversial figure in the firearms business. Some consider his banning is a blow to free speech while others feel that he brought it on himself. Regardless, we have to acknowledge that YouTube and other major social media platforms have become central to modern communications. Not many alternatives exist. Yeager recognized this and has developed a plan to create his own video hosting platform which he initially called YeagerTUBE, noting, “I am looking to build a free speech oasis in a sea of left wing censorship.”

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The project has been renamed LiberTV with the project described as “WE are going to build a place where our freedom loving culture can share photos, articles, videos and podcasts. A place that doesn’t muzzle the voices of freedom and that cherishes our heritage.”

To make it a reality, he’s launched a Kickstarter campaign.

Puffy Kachula Now Live On Kickstarter

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Coalatree’s Puffy Kachula is a quilted blanket featuring Primaloft insulation that looks quite a bit like an old poncho liner, except that it integrates a hood as well as snaps around the edge. This allows you to snap two Puffy Kachulas together.


It also features a pocket.


I’m not in love with the color offerings, but you might find something in there you like.


Get yours at Kickstarter.com.

StatGear’s Ausus EDC Knife On Kickstarter

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

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The Ausus is a “Luxury EDC Knife without the Luxury Pricetag” by StatGear, currently up as a Kickstarter campaign. A folding-style knife, the Ausus features a 3.5″ drop point blade with a taper grind, made of D2 Steel, and a canvas Micarta handle. Dual oversized thumb studs and ball bearing deployment allow for a smooth, easy opening, while the liner lock mechanism ensures the blade stays in place when deployed. Additional features include a reversible pocket clip, and lanyard hole.

This project is fully funded (over ten times its goal at the time of writing), however if you want one for yourself in time for the early December ship date range, you can check out the campaign at the link below.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/34951038/ausus-a-luxury-edc-knife-without-the-luxury-pricet\

Introducing the B•A•T TRIDENT: A Wildly Unique New Multitool LIVE On Kickstarter

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Covert Products Group’s “Bring Anywhere Tool” has 12+ Functions in a Compact Size

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NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – November 2, 2017 – In a market flooded with multitools and pocket gizmos, standing out from the crowd is no easy feat, especially on Kickstarter. With a unique shape and carry options, Covert Products Group’s new B.A.T. TRIDENT multitool moves the conversation of EDC tools in a totally new direction.

Inspired by the familiar silhouette of side-release buckles (as found on backpacks and bags), the B.A.T. TRIDENT expands on CPG’s “bring anywhere tool” concept that debuted on Kickstarter last year. The TRIDENT – which launched this week on Kickstarter – is engineered to contain 12+ useful functions in a compact, ergonomic and highly “carry-able” package. From daily utility to survival, the TRIDENT is designed to be carried (almost) anywhere, excel at a variety of tasks, and look good doing it.

“The perfect tool isn’t so perfect if you don’t have it with you,” explains the TRIDENT’s designer Thom O’Leary. “The TRIDENT is big enough to be useful, but small enough to carry just about anywhere, either visibly or covertly. Slip it onto a backpack strap, belt, keychain, or carry it in your pocket.”

The TRIDENT functions include:

· Phillips head screwdriver

· Razor edge

· Sharp piercing point

· Captured cutter

· Flat head screwdriver/pry tip

· Wire stripper

· Serrated fire rod scraper

· Saw edge

· Laser-etched 1” ruler

· Ergonomic bottle opener operated with the tool safely held in the sheath

· Fire starter rod (included) OR swap it out for an optional EmbriteTM glow pellet from TEC Accessories

· 3M SOLAS reflective sticker

· And the TRIDENT’s molded Kydex Sheath is designed to allow multiple attachment options for everyday carry

The TRIDENT is available now through December 1st on Kickstarter, with lowest prices available for early adopters. The TRIDENT will ship during or before March 2018.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/1800078419/bat-trident-12-function-mini-multi-tool

WESN Titanium Micro Blade EDC Pocket Knife On Kickstarter

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Kickstarter-only prices of $35 on the WESN — a titanium knife with a length of 3.6″. Available October 25.

The WESN is a titanium body micro blade measuring in at a total length of 3.6 inches. It has the practicality and versatility of a full-size knife—but at a fraction of the weight, and the size of a house key.

WESN Goods has launched an exciting Kickstarter campaign that offers backers exclusive early-bird prices on the WESN Micro Blade. WESN was founded by Billy Chester, who wanted to build a knife that combined all of his favorite parts and aspects from different knives he’d owned.

“When I started making the WESN knife, I didn’t have any grand ideas of starting a ‘knife brand,’” Chester says. “All I wanted was a knife that I myself would want to own—something reliable, practical, and made of the best materials. Plus, I wanted something worth every penny of the cost, and not a cent too expensive.”

By using top grade components, the WESN is made with some of the best materials at an affordable price: grade 5 titanium and AUS8 steel. Chester partnered with the top knife manufacturer overseas, meaning he produces the WESN out-of-country. This keeps the cost down, while still using top-grade, made-in-America components. The titanium makes the body simultaneously tough, hardy, and incredibly light. And by using AUS8 steel, the blade is durable, sharp, and made to last for years.

The full specs of the WESN are as follows:

  • Blade Length: 1.5” (38mm)
  • Closed Length: 1.9” (48mm)
  • Open Length: 3.85″ (98mm)
  • Handle Material: Grade 5 Titanium body
  • Blade Steel: AUS8 Heat Treated Steel
  • Hardware: Stainless steel
  • Frame-lock
  • Pocket Clip
  • Keychain Hole
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Those interested in the WESN micro blade can visit WESN Goods at their website, and can purchase their own by visiting the knife’s Kickstarter page and backing the project.

    About WESN:

    WESN Goods was started by Billy Chester as a way to pursue building practical, dependable, hard-working goods. Committed to using the best materials, WESN Goods promises to build things that carry far and carry well.

    Kickstarter – Firefly Firestarter Upgrade For Swiss Army Knife

    Sunday, October 1st, 2017

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    Currently running on Kickstarter, Firefly replaces the toothpick insert on your Swiss Army Knife with a firestarter. It features a bright neon yellow-green, glow-in-the-dark thumbnail grip.

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    Available in two lengths, they’ve tailored the sparking material mix to double the break strength of a typical ferrocerrium/firesteel mix. You can use any of the tools on the knife to strike a spark with the Firefly.

    www.kickstarter.com

    Kickstarter – BackCountry Navigator XE: Outdoor GPS On iOS & Android

    Sunday, September 10th, 2017

    BackCountry Navigator XE is a Kickstarter project for mobile outdoor navigation software. The creator, Nathan Mellor, developed the original BackCountry Navigator app, which has been the #1 Maps & Navigation app on the Google Play Store for the past 6 years. In addition to improving the BackCountry Navigator app with the XE version, it will also be available on both iOS and the Web, in addition to Android.

    Feature wise, the BackCountry Navigator XE app will feature a wide selection of maps, including topo maps, marine charts, and aerial photography. Overlays will also be provided, such as BLM Boundary maps, property maps, trail maps, and lake map contours, and offline storage of maps will be facilitated with a grid-based organization.

    Additional features will include vector topo maps, cloud-based editing, and sharing of routes via links. Plus, as GPS isn’t tied to cellular and data coverage, users can download required maps and use their mobile devices’ on-board GPS to provide location tracking.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/2016384643/backcountry-navigator-xe-outdoor-gps-on-ios-and-an

    Polymule – A New Take On The Handcart, Now On Kickstarter

    Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

    Prepare for the coming apocalypse, or any other adventure life throws your way with the Polymule. This handcart will support up to 350 lbs and 15 cu ft of cargo. It can also be broken down, with all components in the body, for storage or transportation. Toolless assembly can be accomplished in less than five minutes.

    The side rails are not only for pulling or pushing the Polymule, but also serve as a kickstand.

    Additionally, there is an optional cover.

    www.kickstarter.com