Gear Geeks Live 101.1 Make Gear Great Again, Again

Now with fixed audio.

Nick and I discuss…well…things that make gear great.  We also discuss the mysterious Bloop and the unmysterious and boring act of hypothecating.

VPD:

Tony: Massdrop x Ferrum Forge Gent, TWSBI Eco, Olight S1R

Nick: Stealth Review of Item X, Longines VHP,  MM M500 pen in Copper

Blade HQ CF Mnandi 

Massdrop x Ferrum Forge Crux

Gear Draft:

Benchmade Current Production Line Up

1. M4 Contego (Nick)

2. Gold Mini Grip (Tony)

3. Shinola Valet (Nick)

4. Bushcrafter (Tony)

5. Mini Freek (Nick)

6. Micarta Proper (Tony)

7.  940 (Nick)

8. Infidel (Tony)

9. Anthem (Nick)

10. Mini Crooked River (Tony)

Bonus Pick: Bugout (Nick)

Bonus Pick: Mini Barrage (Tony)

Making Gear Great Again

Nick’s List

Great gear shows mastery–Koenig Aerus

Great Gear is Iterative–Spyderco Delica

Great Gear is Boring–Patrick Rohne’s article on Boring, the Sebenza is boring

Great Gear is Built to Last–the Sebenza

Great Gear is a great value–Ruike p801

Great Gear is Simple–Integral Knives

Great Gear is Functional–Kershaw Dividend

Tony’s List:

Technology does not may great gear–Scott Sawby Swift

Great gear should reveal a human touch

Great gear surprises and/or challenges you–Spyderco Zulu

There is no room for improvement–Small Shamwari

Attention to detail makes gear great–Yuna EQ1