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The James Brand’s VG-10 ‘Carter’ Is Their Most Advanced EDC Knife Yet

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When you’re headed out into the great unknown, there’s nothing more important than adequate preparation. And while there are a handful of tools that you should bring with you on each and every trip, few can measure up to the compact capability of an EDC folding knife — the resourceful item that places utility at the forefront.

The James Brand has been making some of the industry’s best everyday carry knives since its inception in 2012. And with the Carter — the company’s most recent endeavor — it’s clear that their expertise has reached new heights. As the most advanced cutting tool that the company has ever made, this slide-lock tool boasts a strengthened, corrosion-resistant VG-10 stainless steel blade, a G10 or Micarta scale, and a total weight of 3.0 ounces that makes it perfect for use in any environment. You’ll find premium components throughout the knife’s aesthetically-pleasing silhouette — which calls upon stainless steel and Torx T6 hardware, a phosphor bronze washer bearing, and an ambidextrous thumb disc to give the Carter a comfortable orientation in either hand. Head over to The James Brand’s website to procure one of your own for $139.

Purchase: $139