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Gear Geeks Live Episode 121: Reborn

VPD: Me: Apple Watch, Sharp by Design Void, and Muyshondt Aeon Mk. 3 Nick: CRKT Overland, Casio F108, Machine Era Classic, Leatherman Wave Plus Eugene Kwon Youtube Channel Justin Lundquist Black Void Opus JE Made Blades Elijah Isham Boos Blades Ohlone TJ Shwarz Berg Blades A Purvis Sharp by Design Ray Laconico Justin Lundquist Ferrum Forge Enrique Pena Quiet Carry James Brand Vero Engineering

97 minAPR 23
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 121: Reborn

Gear Geeks Live Episode 119–New Traditionals

Jason Wang, aka jwongedc on IG, joins us for a great show about the new wave of custom traditional knives. As a a busy Dad I can relate to the audio equivalent of a photo bomb at the end of the episode. VPD: Jason: Lanny's Clip, Muyshondt Maus, Damasko DA34, TT Glider in Zirc and a TAD Bolt Tony: GEC Toothpic, Surefire Plus, Kamakadze Pen Nick: Casio Oceanus 55000C, Pena Front Flipper New Stuff: Nick: Sal Glesser Respect, Jet Beam RRT-01 v.2 Tony: Zipchip Jason: Lanny's Clip Custom Romaneau, Frelux Synergy I Main Topic: Great makers in the Custom Traditionals World: Tony Bose, Reese Bose, Enrique Pena, Tyce Meades, Craig Brewer, Brett Dowell

106 min2019 NOV 4
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 119–New Traditionals

Gear Geeks Live Episode 118–Throwing Us a Fastball

This episode of GGL is a really cool one. Seth from Gerber stops by to discuss the Fastball, a wide range of industry topics, and Gerber's efforts to reinvigorate the brand in the eyes of gear enthusiasts. This episode has a pair of companion pieces: my review of the Fastball and Nick's video trip to Gerber. VPD: Nick: Fastball Tony: Fastball (see a theme?), Strelsov Pen Seth: Custom Engraved Fastball, iPad Pro Seth's Knife Making Process (Fastball took 2.5 years from start to finish, something with all new mechanicals takes longer): 1. Draw on iPad 2. Drop into Illustrator 3. Import existing mechanical pieces 4. Render in Solidworks 5. Engineering Phase 6. Concept Review Process (Marketing, Catalog, Leadership teams all review) 7. Product released Seth Background Grew Up in Montana, worked as a rancher, diesel mechanic, truck driver, but had a degree in industrial design. Worked at Calebas, ID firms, and Nautilus Some Seth Observations: Fastball was a design victory--new level of d...

111 min2019 SEP 26
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 118–Throwing Us a Fastball

Gear Geeks Live 117.1–Blade Show Recap

Holy Moley this thing is late. But as you know, better late than never. Grabbed the wrong file last time. VPD: Tony: Leafstorm 9, Kamakadze Pen, and BOSS 35 Nick: Mido Oceanstar, Herman Knives Bartosz Massdrop Armor Lite Ember T100 New Stuff: Steel Will Tasso Ant Lock Smock SK23 Blade Show 2019 Two rooms stinks The Pit could be replicated Too many knife supplies and "glassholes" Logical separation to the rooms Passes early bird, cap pass Bali Boys in the smoking area

111 min2019 AUG 5
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Gear Geeks Live 117.1–Blade Show Recap

Gear Geeks Live Episode 117–2019 Blade Show Recap

Holy Moley this thing is late. But as you know, better late than never. VPD: Tony: Leafstorm 9, Kamakadze Pen, and BOSS 35 Nick: Mido Oceanstar, Herman Knives Bartosz Massdrop Armor Lite Ember T100 New Stuff: Steel Will Tasso Ant Lock Smock SK23 Blade Show 2019 Two rooms stinks The Pit could be replicated Too many knife supplies and "glassholes" Logical separation to the rooms Passes early bird, cap pass Bali Boys in the smoking area

--2019 AUG 4
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 117–2019 Blade Show Recap

Gear Geeks Live Episode 116: Budget v. Bourgeois

In this episode Nick and I go deep into the value gear category. VPD: Nick: Breitling Aerospace, Kizer Minitherium, Machine Era Pen, Thrunite Neutron Tony: Aurora A2 Rovy Von, Leatherman PS4, Citizen BM8180 New Stuff: Tuya Knives Hive Hogue Microflip X-1 Gear Draft: Under $60 Round 1: Tony: Citizen BM8180 Nick: Opinel No. 6 Round 2: Tony: CRKT Drifter Nick: CRKT Ruger LCK Round 3: Tony: Zebra F-701 Nick: Hacked Mont Blanc Round 4: Tony: Gerber Shard Nick: Civivi Backlash Round 5: Tony: Ruike p801 Nick: TWSBI Eco SK Blades Goodfella FRN Chaparral TWSBI Eco Frank Clegg

115 min2019 JUL 9
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 116: Budget v. Bourgeois

Gear Geeks Live 115–Further Down the Rabbit Hole

In this episode we go deep on the world of Spyderco Sprints with @thomasomoore. If you thought EDC was a niche, wait until you hear about the crazy world of Sprints--from the ones we all know about to Bento Box Shop to some random lock and key company that has some of the sweetest Sprints in the world. VPD: Nick: Spyderco Druken, TWSBI Classic, Omega Seamaster Thomas: Para3 River's Edge Sprint Tony: Chapter Knife Gen 2, TWSBI Eco, Rotring 600 Ballpoint, 47s Mini Turbo Mk. III New Stuff: Nick: Drunken, Midtech Razel, Kizer Yorkie, TWSBI Classic Thomas: New son Camden (YAY!), Jade Shaman from BHQ, Spydiechef, 10x PM2s, Jade Native, Shirogorov Hati R Tony: CRKT XOC, Cold Steel AD-15, Tactile Turn BAK, Sheath for the Busse Forsaken Steel Heart Main Topic Linx: PM2OG Idahoedc.com www.safeandlockstore.com www.knifeworks.com www.riversedgecutlery.com www.bentoboxshop.com

103 min2019 APR 30
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Gear Geeks Live 115–Further Down the Rabbit Hole

Gear Geeks Live Episode 114: Broken Battle Hearts and Cooked Gear Books

VPD: Tony: Gen 2 Chapter Knife, Titan Plus, Rotring 600 Nick: Aerospace Breitling, Pena Trapper Front Flipper Incoming: Nick: M4 Shaman Kizer Beigleiter CRKT Crossbones in Italy M390 Spyderco Waterway Tony: Forsaken Steel Heart Reate T2500 Notes end here for they are a record of stupidity.

96 min2019 APR 5
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 114: Broken Battle Hearts and Cooked Gear Books

Gear Geeks Live Episode 113: Gear Therapy Live

Tonight's topic deals with all of the ways that we Gear Geeks are crazy. From "church knives" to "high end beaters," Nick and I bear our souls in a hour plus of gear therapy. Have strength brothers and sisters, for you are not alone. VPD: Nick: Omega Seamaster, Hinderer Half Track, Machine Era Classic Pen Tony: Mnandi in Box Elder with old nail nick, Muyshondt Aeon Mk. III, Edison Nouveau Goulet Pens Limited Edition New Stuff: Nick: HEA Designs Hunter Spyderco Subvert Hinderer Full Track Seiko Samurai Tony: CRKT Seismic Deadbolt CRKT Slacker CRKT Avante Something from Busse (later discovered to be the Forsaken Steel Heart) Monterey Bay Knives EZC As always Blade HQ is a sponsor of the podcast.

101 min2019 FEB 3
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 113: Gear Therapy Live

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 postand 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

124 min2019 JAN 7
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Latest Episodes

Gear Geeks Live Episode 121: Reborn

VPD: Me: Apple Watch, Sharp by Design Void, and Muyshondt Aeon Mk. 3 Nick: CRKT Overland, Casio F108, Machine Era Classic, Leatherman Wave Plus Eugene Kwon Youtube Channel Justin Lundquist Black Void Opus JE Made Blades Elijah Isham Boos Blades Ohlone TJ Shwarz Berg Blades A Purvis Sharp by Design Ray Laconico Justin Lundquist Ferrum Forge Enrique Pena Quiet Carry James Brand Vero Engineering

97 minAPR 23
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 121: Reborn

Gear Geeks Live Episode 119–New Traditionals

Jason Wang, aka jwongedc on IG, joins us for a great show about the new wave of custom traditional knives. As a a busy Dad I can relate to the audio equivalent of a photo bomb at the end of the episode. VPD: Jason: Lanny's Clip, Muyshondt Maus, Damasko DA34, TT Glider in Zirc and a TAD Bolt Tony: GEC Toothpic, Surefire Plus, Kamakadze Pen Nick: Casio Oceanus 55000C, Pena Front Flipper New Stuff: Nick: Sal Glesser Respect, Jet Beam RRT-01 v.2 Tony: Zipchip Jason: Lanny's Clip Custom Romaneau, Frelux Synergy I Main Topic: Great makers in the Custom Traditionals World: Tony Bose, Reese Bose, Enrique Pena, Tyce Meades, Craig Brewer, Brett Dowell

106 min2019 NOV 4
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 119–New Traditionals

Gear Geeks Live Episode 118–Throwing Us a Fastball

This episode of GGL is a really cool one. Seth from Gerber stops by to discuss the Fastball, a wide range of industry topics, and Gerber's efforts to reinvigorate the brand in the eyes of gear enthusiasts. This episode has a pair of companion pieces: my review of the Fastball and Nick's video trip to Gerber. VPD: Nick: Fastball Tony: Fastball (see a theme?), Strelsov Pen Seth: Custom Engraved Fastball, iPad Pro Seth's Knife Making Process (Fastball took 2.5 years from start to finish, something with all new mechanicals takes longer): 1. Draw on iPad 2. Drop into Illustrator 3. Import existing mechanical pieces 4. Render in Solidworks 5. Engineering Phase 6. Concept Review Process (Marketing, Catalog, Leadership teams all review) 7. Product released Seth Background Grew Up in Montana, worked as a rancher, diesel mechanic, truck driver, but had a degree in industrial design. Worked at Calebas, ID firms, and Nautilus Some Seth Observations: Fastball was a design victory--new level of d...

111 min2019 SEP 26
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 118–Throwing Us a Fastball

Gear Geeks Live 117.1–Blade Show Recap

Holy Moley this thing is late. But as you know, better late than never. Grabbed the wrong file last time. VPD: Tony: Leafstorm 9, Kamakadze Pen, and BOSS 35 Nick: Mido Oceanstar, Herman Knives Bartosz Massdrop Armor Lite Ember T100 New Stuff: Steel Will Tasso Ant Lock Smock SK23 Blade Show 2019 Two rooms stinks The Pit could be replicated Too many knife supplies and "glassholes" Logical separation to the rooms Passes early bird, cap pass Bali Boys in the smoking area

111 min2019 AUG 5
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Gear Geeks Live 117.1–Blade Show Recap

Gear Geeks Live Episode 117–2019 Blade Show Recap

Holy Moley this thing is late. But as you know, better late than never. VPD: Tony: Leafstorm 9, Kamakadze Pen, and BOSS 35 Nick: Mido Oceanstar, Herman Knives Bartosz Massdrop Armor Lite Ember T100 New Stuff: Steel Will Tasso Ant Lock Smock SK23 Blade Show 2019 Two rooms stinks The Pit could be replicated Too many knife supplies and "glassholes" Logical separation to the rooms Passes early bird, cap pass Bali Boys in the smoking area

--2019 AUG 4
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 117–2019 Blade Show Recap

Gear Geeks Live Episode 116: Budget v. Bourgeois

In this episode Nick and I go deep into the value gear category. VPD: Nick: Breitling Aerospace, Kizer Minitherium, Machine Era Pen, Thrunite Neutron Tony: Aurora A2 Rovy Von, Leatherman PS4, Citizen BM8180 New Stuff: Tuya Knives Hive Hogue Microflip X-1 Gear Draft: Under $60 Round 1: Tony: Citizen BM8180 Nick: Opinel No. 6 Round 2: Tony: CRKT Drifter Nick: CRKT Ruger LCK Round 3: Tony: Zebra F-701 Nick: Hacked Mont Blanc Round 4: Tony: Gerber Shard Nick: Civivi Backlash Round 5: Tony: Ruike p801 Nick: TWSBI Eco SK Blades Goodfella FRN Chaparral TWSBI Eco Frank Clegg

115 min2019 JUL 9
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 116: Budget v. Bourgeois

Gear Geeks Live 115–Further Down the Rabbit Hole

In this episode we go deep on the world of Spyderco Sprints with @thomasomoore. If you thought EDC was a niche, wait until you hear about the crazy world of Sprints--from the ones we all know about to Bento Box Shop to some random lock and key company that has some of the sweetest Sprints in the world. VPD: Nick: Spyderco Druken, TWSBI Classic, Omega Seamaster Thomas: Para3 River's Edge Sprint Tony: Chapter Knife Gen 2, TWSBI Eco, Rotring 600 Ballpoint, 47s Mini Turbo Mk. III New Stuff: Nick: Drunken, Midtech Razel, Kizer Yorkie, TWSBI Classic Thomas: New son Camden (YAY!), Jade Shaman from BHQ, Spydiechef, 10x PM2s, Jade Native, Shirogorov Hati R Tony: CRKT XOC, Cold Steel AD-15, Tactile Turn BAK, Sheath for the Busse Forsaken Steel Heart Main Topic Linx: PM2OG Idahoedc.com www.safeandlockstore.com www.knifeworks.com www.riversedgecutlery.com www.bentoboxshop.com

103 min2019 APR 30
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Gear Geeks Live 115–Further Down the Rabbit Hole

Gear Geeks Live Episode 114: Broken Battle Hearts and Cooked Gear Books

VPD: Tony: Gen 2 Chapter Knife, Titan Plus, Rotring 600 Nick: Aerospace Breitling, Pena Trapper Front Flipper Incoming: Nick: M4 Shaman Kizer Beigleiter CRKT Crossbones in Italy M390 Spyderco Waterway Tony: Forsaken Steel Heart Reate T2500 Notes end here for they are a record of stupidity.

96 min2019 APR 5
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 114: Broken Battle Hearts and Cooked Gear Books

Gear Geeks Live Episode 113: Gear Therapy Live

Tonight's topic deals with all of the ways that we Gear Geeks are crazy. From "church knives" to "high end beaters," Nick and I bear our souls in a hour plus of gear therapy. Have strength brothers and sisters, for you are not alone. VPD: Nick: Omega Seamaster, Hinderer Half Track, Machine Era Classic Pen Tony: Mnandi in Box Elder with old nail nick, Muyshondt Aeon Mk. III, Edison Nouveau Goulet Pens Limited Edition New Stuff: Nick: HEA Designs Hunter Spyderco Subvert Hinderer Full Track Seiko Samurai Tony: CRKT Seismic Deadbolt CRKT Slacker CRKT Avante Something from Busse (later discovered to be the Forsaken Steel Heart) Monterey Bay Knives EZC As always Blade HQ is a sponsor of the podcast.

101 min2019 FEB 3
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Gear Geeks Live Episode 113: Gear Therapy Live

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 postand 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

124 min2019 JAN 7
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