Gear Geeks Live Episode 112: 2018 Gear of the Year

Tonight Nick and I take a trip around the Gear World for the Best Of, circa 2018.

VPD:

Nick: Omega Aqua Terra Quartz, Techno 2, Machine Era Classic Pen

Tony: CRKT Pilar, Surefire Titan Plus, Rotring 600 Ballpoint, Monta Ocean King

New Stuff:

Nick: Techno 2, Kapara, Pleroma, Riticulan, JE Made Slipjoint

Tony: Rovy Von 2, XM-18, Surefire Stiletto, Kershaw Atmos

GOTY (my post and Nick’s post)

Overall Winner:

Nick: TRM Neutron

Tony: MassDrop Gent

Innovation:

Nick: Holt Specter v2

Tony: Tom Bihn Nik’s Minimalist Wallet

Value:

Nick: Spyderco Chaparral (nominees: Ocean King, Civivi)

Tony: Blade HQ CRKT Pilar

Surprise:

Nick:  Buck Slim Pro 110 (nominees: AD-15, XM-18)

Tony: Frelux Synergy I

Company:

BOTH: Massdrop

Knife:

Nick: Holt Specter v. 2

Tony: TRM Neutron

Light:

 

Nick: Thrunight 2C

Tony: Fenix E16

Pen:

Nick: Machine Era Classic

Tony: Prometheus Writes Bamboo