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Prometheus Design Werx – EDC Short Guide Cloth

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Technical 4-way Stretch Performance Fabric Short for Everyday Wear

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Prometheus Design Werx’s best selling EDC Short from 2016 returns at the peak of the 2017 summer season in a new Wolf Gray colorway, along with their popular Dark Arid Earth and Dark Leaf Green colors. This short design features their proprietary 4-way stretch Guide Cloth for unrivaled comfort in a short in this category. From trail to street the EDC Short is designed for every day wear. Designed for today’s active EDC user in mind, these shorts are designed with a total of 11 pockets to stash and organize as little or as many EDC items in a streamlined, clean and tailored design. Pocket Clip Docks™ are found on the main hand pockets to accommodate the clips of folding knives and flashlights. Dual no-twist custom made delta rings for keychain-carabiner clip points. Produced with industrial grade triple needle stitching on all major seams. Cut and sewn in San Francisco, California, USA.

The EDC Short is an evergreen seasonal style for Prometheus Design Werx and part of their Built in the USA CORE-Line.

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The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“We wanted to create the short that we would wear every day on and off the grid. This is not a mass volume, compromised, lowest common denominator product. No corners were cut, no corporate budgeting committees to answer to, we stuck to the intelligent features we wanted, and secured the best in class materials to make this short. You will not find superfluous details or unnecessary affectations in outcome of our design process in crafting these shorts. Each feature and component serves a purpose for utility, versatility, movement, and comfort. The industrial grade construction was perhaps a bit overkill, but hell, our office is a metal shop. Our proprietary Guide Cloth is some of the most comfortable technical performance fabric we’ve ever developed, used and worn. We also made sure to produce these shorts locally in CA with skilled labor being paid a living wage. This is a pair of shorts that will be long wearing and worn frequently.”

The 2017 edition of the EDC Short in Guide Cloth will be available on Wednesday July 12, 2017 @ 12noon via their website, prometheusdesignwerx.com.

Prometheus Design Werx – Badger Framelock Folder

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

This is the new Badger Framelock Folder from Prometheus Design Werx. It features a V-cut blade seat channel, glow in the dark dual thumbstud inlays, and proprietary internal lockbar pocket.

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The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“The PDW Badger™ folder design is an instantly recognizable tool aesthetic and characteristic of our Founder-Chief Designer’s lifelong design ethos. This folder is inspired by and takes its design cues from the tried and trued millennia old spear point blade silhouettes, to the tapered capsule shapes, streamlined arcs, and the purposeful fluting and texturing of the modern machine age. Many of this design’s details will only be noticed after the knife has been picked up and handled in person. The lock bar ‘pocket’ is a new approach in creating the relief needed for the ‘lock bar’ for folding knives of this type. Our signature PDW glow-in-the-dark thumbstud inlays provides just an extra bit of visibility if the knife is every dropped in the dark and easier to spot and recover. Extra chamfering and 2-piece handle construction with integrated backstrap jimping required extra time on the mill, but all add to a greater whole. The Badger™ was designed to be as a stout, compact, yet elegant cutting tool, ideally suited for EDC, and for any discriminating user who prefers a smaller folder footprint.”

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Specs:

Materials:
Blade Material: S35VN
Scale Material: Titanium

Approx Dimensions:
OAL: 7.0″
Blade: 3″
Cutting Edge: 2.875″
Blade Thickness: .160″
Approx. Weight: 4.4 Oz

Features:
Dual Thumb Stud: GID Inlay
Locking Type: Frame Lock
Pocket Clip: Billet Tip Up
Lanyard Pin: Internal for 3mm Cordage

Marks:
Badger mark laser engraved in handle pocket
PDW logo laser etched on blade

Made In:
USA

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Prometheus Design Werx – Rapide Field Short

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

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Prometheus Design Werx introduces the Rapide Field Short 5050RS for the start of the 2017 Summer Season. These are the one wilderness grade, expedition capable, all around outdoor short that will tackle any land-based adventure.

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Ultra clean, purpose driven design and styling will confidently take you from trekking to the top of a mountain peak, discovering a mysterious desert ruin, to sharing your tales of adventure with new friends in a hidden tavern. Utterly functional design to industrial work wear grade construction and bespoke tailor level detailing makes these the one field short to rule them all.

These are a best in class, field and utility short for exploring the wilderness, use on expeditions, overlanding to warm weather camping and the workshop.

The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“We set out to make the finest, modern field and utility short for the discriminating and demanding adventurer. The one outdoor short the user would go back to again and again. The MILSPEC 5050 NYCO is not bulky or too heavy yet is robust and rugged enough to last season after season. The cut suits most body types and the leg hits right above the knee for ease of movement-bending-scrambling on the trail but long enough to use with any climbing and rap harness. Our new horseshoe gusset pattern gives even more range of movement while being active. Like our other CORE-Line apparel styles, the Rapide Field Short is an apex apparel style and uses best in class US production quality. The highest single cost component in the production of this short, is skilled US labor. There are 20 years of performance apparel design study and experience behind these shorts. Followers of our design ethos have been in some of the world’s most wild and dangerous places, and require apparel and goods that perform superbly and can be relied on. We believe we built the finest American field and utility short available today. Overbuilt, packed with functional design details and features, our core customers are men of capability, detail, confidence, and discriminating taste who understand what goes into our goods. The outcome of this design created a clean styling that is easily paired with a tee, flannel or technical fleece. To our amusement, we’ve even had numerous bespoke suit tailors comment how impressed they have been with our functional apparel styles. These shorts are intended to be the one all-rounder style that can be used over and over for the field, for adventure, for expeditions, chaotic travel to street and warm weather work wear.”

The PDW Rapide Field Short 5050RS is a part of their Built in USA CORE-Line of products by Prometheus Design Werx. Available in Dark Arid Earth, Dark Leaf Green, and Machine Mineral Gray.

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The PDW Rapide Field Short 5050RS will be available for purchase on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 12:00 Noon PDT via their website, prometheusdesignwerx.com.

Prometheus Design Werx – Odyssey Cargo Short 5050RS

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Prometheus Design Werx’s Odyssey Cargo Short returns for this Spring/Summer in an updated fabric and fit. A feature rich, purpose driven, utility design, using tried and true USA MILSPEC 50/50 cotton/nylon ripstop fabric. Design for Adventure. Made in the USA. Built for remote, mysterious and dangerous places. Each feature and detail serves a purpose. Their industrial work wear grade construction methods use heavy duty nylon thread, triple needle stitching on major seams, and more bar-tacks to reinforce stress points than probably any other short being made today. These are best in class, cargo type field shorts with smartly designed functional details for the field, wilderness, expeditions, overlanding and camping.


The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“These cargo shorts have their DNA as our pants version. Updating our cargo shorts to the 5050 NYCO improves their durability, while adding slightly more heft to the style, but still well suited and comfortable in warm to hot field conditions. The fit has also been updated to match our pants so it’s a 1 to 1 match for sizing in the waist. The even and odd waist sizes allow our users a greater range of how they wish to wear our shorts. The Odyssey Cargo Short is an apex apparel style and uses best in class US production quality. The highest single cost component in the production of this short, is skilled US labor. These Odyssey Cargo Pants are built with 20 years of performance apparel design experience behind them. Longtime followers of our design ethos have been in some of the world’s most wild and dangerous places and require apparel and goods that can be relied on. We were uncompromising in the building these shorts. By all accounts they are overbuilt, but we know our most perceptive customers appreciate this aspect. Our core customers are men of capability, detail, confidence, and discriminating taste. There are numerous other options available on the market from other domestic to offshore manufacturers, but if a discriminating user is looking for a top tier US made cargo short using US materials with smartly designed, practical features, this is a product from our brand that stands out and we are again proud to offer. These are utility shorts favored by a core group for the field, for adventure, for expeditions and chaotic travel. Every single component, fabric and piece of hardware in these shorts is custom made to meet our requirements and specifications.”

The PDW Odyssey Cargo Short 5050RS is a part of their Built in USA CORE-Line of products by Prometheus Design Werx. Available in Dark Arid Earth, Dark Leaf Green, and Machine Mineral Gray.

The PDW Odyssey Cargo Short 5050RS will be available for purchase on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 1:00pm PST via their website, prometheusdesignwerx.com.

Sneak Peek – PDW’s Billet EDC Valet Tray

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

The SPD Edition RESCO UDT dive watch nested perfectly in PDW’s Billet EDC Valet Tray.

A modern solution to organize your core EDC items. Precision CNCed in California from aerospace grade aluminum billet with a clear anodized finish and replaceable G10 liners.

Coming Soon from Prometheus Design Werx.

Prometheus Design Werx – AR Hoodie DRB Staff Edition

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Updated American Classic Zip Hoodie with Technical & Performance Details, Built in the USA

This spring, PDW introduces their DRB Staff Edition AR Hoodie. Based on and inspired by the classic, American, full zip, athletic hoodie, their version has been updated with technical and performance Polartec WindPro 9504 polyester fleece w/DWR. The fit is a modern silhouette, streamlined, with engineered patterning for unrestricted movement. The classic styling behind this hoodie is good to wear pretty much anywhere and is “A.lways R.eady”. Small details such as loop swatches on the sleeves, built in dummy cord keepers, thumbhole cuffs, full wind flap, 2-way main zipper, and their signature MLH (Major League Hood) design, rounds of this hoodie. From basecamp, to the gym, after a session in the NorCal Pacific, or street the AR Hoodie has got you covered.

The AR Hoodie DRB Staff Edition is a part of their Built in USA CORE-Line of products by Prometheus Design Werx. Available in S.L. Black.

The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“Many of us often live in the classic American style full zip athletic hoodie for everyday wear. We wear versions of this hoodie in our workshop and the office almost everyday. While from a distance this hoodie looks like your classic full zip hoodie, it’s the engineered pattern making for unrestricted movement, high performance-technical Polartec WindPro fleece, and the numerous functional designs details which makes our take of the classically styled hoodie stand out for the user. The DRB Staff Edition features loop swatches on each sleeve for morale patches and handy for us a trade shows or events. The AR Hoodie is exceptionally comfortable and dare we say even cozy, by virtue of the wetsuit style flatlock seams which are smooth and flat, and the best in class Polartec fleece material. When creating this style, we wanted an everyday wear mid-layer which could be easily worn around town, before and after a workout, emerging after a chilly session in our NorCal Pacific waters, and still hold it’s own at a wilderness basecamp to inside Outpost 31. The modern tailored cut of this hoodie mirrors the most popular heavy weight cotton styles out there these days, is perfect over a tee shirt or long sleeve base-layer, and the streamlined silhouette fits perfectly under our Solo Jacket and most technical style shells. We also proud to say that we build these locally in San Francisco. This is going to be a full zip hoodie you’re going to live in.”

The AR Hoodie DRB Staff Edition will be available for purchase for $149.00 on Wednesday, APR 5, 2017 at 1:00pm PDT via their website, prometheusdesignwerx.com.

Prometheus Design Werx – Solo Jacket 100C

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Full Featured, Spring Weight EDC Jacket Built in the USA

This Spring PDW releases their first outerwear style, the Solo Jacket 100C. This everyday wear jacket has its design DNA in American work wear and Aviation styles. Made from a 10 ounce 100% cotton canvas with a DWR finish, the material is rugged and durable while not a burden to wear.

Think of the classic trucker jacket meets rogue ship captain and you get the Solo Jacket. 9 pockets, admin organizer, industrial grade construction, reinforced stress points and other details round this jacket’s build. The cut and silhouette easily accommodates a mid-layer and the flight jacket type bi-swing back allows for freedom of movement while piloting your Series III 109, adventure bike, or YT-1300. The Solo Jacket 100C is designed and sewn in California USA.

The PDW Solo Jacket 100C is available in S.L. Black and is a part of their Built in USA CORE-Line of products by Prometheus Design Werx.

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The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“We designed this jacket to be a practical and functional style that could be worn almost everyday. It pairs great with your favorite pair of jeans, adventure pants, khakis, even shorts. We looked to our favorite vintage work wear styles to flight jackets from the 1960s and took some of those design cues to create the Solo. We wanted a style that made sense while behind the wheel of your overlanding rig, worn around the weekend cabin, to single prop bush plane or just everyday. The jacket needed to have all the pockets to load up on your EDC items, be comfortable, breathe, and possess a good balance of weight vs durability. The end result also reminded us of a jacket worn by one our favorite rogue, ship captains, and from that, inspired the style name. The 3-slot admin pocket for writing implements and penlight we put on the left sleeve is handy in any vehicle. Our chest and sleeve pockets are sized to fit most modern day smart phones, extra seams and panels shape this jacket into a more tailored fit and feel. We work with American garment factories that have decades of experience. Typically with most of our products styles, the single highest cost component in our American sewn and made goods, is the labor.”

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Prometheus Design Werx – Odyssey Cargo Pant 5050RS

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Uncompromising, Feature Rich, Cargo Utility Pant, Built in the USA

Prometheus Design Werx debuts their new Odyssey Cargo Pant 5050RS. A feature rich, pure, purpose driven, utility design, using tried and true USA MILSPEC 50/50 cotton/nylon ripstop fabric. Design for Adventure. Made in the USA. Built for remote, mysterious and dangerous places. Each feature and detail serves a purpose. Their industrial work wear grade construction methods use heavy duty nylon thread, triple needle stitching on major seams, and more bar-tacks to reinforce stress points than probably any other pant being made today. These are dedicated utility cargo pants with intelligently designed functional details for year round use in the field, wilderness, overlanding and down range.

The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“These cargo pants have their DNA born from the first styles of combat utility pants made for British, and American Paratroopers from WWII. The 50/50 cotton/nylon ripstop fabric is probably one of the most tested, worn, and proven utility fabrics used in the field in a multitude of conditions and environments. Our cargo pant follows a tradition of form follows function design, inherently posses purpose driven styling, are characterized by ruggedness, durability, a high level of comfort, best in class US production quality. These pants are built with 20 years of performance apparel design experience behind them, and feedback from some of the world’s most demanding users who have been in some of the wildest and most dangerous places on our planet. No corners were cut or short cuts taken in building these pants. There are numerous solid options available on the market from other domestic to offshore manufacturers, but if a discriminating user is looking for a top tier US made cargo pant using US MILSPEC materials with intelligently designed features, this is a product from our brand that we are proud to offer. These aren’t made for shopping malls or the local hipster pub, these are utility pants made for the field, for adventure, for utility and for some of our customers, in far away locations few people have heard of in high risk conditions. Every single component, fabric and piece of hardware in these pants is custom made to meet our requirements and specifications.”

Materials:
50/50 cotton ripstop, pre-shrunk less than 1-2% shrinkage

Fit:
Updated regular utility fit

Features:
Low profile shaped gusseted cargo pockets, with our unique 3-point flap closures
Internal cargo pocket organizers
Dedicated EDC tool pockets for today’s folding knives, multi-tools, and flashlights
Hide-away pocket by rear waistband for spare cuff key, cash, etc
Horizontal hand pockets inspired from work wear, which allow user access even while wearing pack, 1st line or tool belts
Coin trap or small folder pocket inside main hand pockets
Custom no-twist delta-ring hardware
Custom no-loss parasmock type slotted buttons
YKK Vislon nylon tooth zipper
Diamond double seat reinforcement
Diamond shaped gusset for extra mobility
Loop swatches on each cargo pocket for cat eyes or mini morale patches
Double, triple needle and bar tack reinforcement construction throughout
Double reinforced rear legs cuffs

Made In:
California, USA

Available in the following colors:
Dark Arid Earth, Machine Mineral Gray and Dark Leaf Green.

The PDW Odyssey Cargo Pant 5050RS is available for purchase via prometheusdesignwerx.com.