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Best Made Matte Black Collection

Best Made Company is one of our favorite stores, they are dedicated to equipping customers with quality products that they can use and pass down for generations. We have featured several of their apparel, axes, knives and other tools over the years. They continue to impress with this Matte Black Collection, a list of some of their most popular products and some new ones in the always popular color of matte black. Check out the full breakdown below.



Made from a lightweight aluminum alloy used in fuselages and boat hulls, the Matte Black XL Capsule will safeguard your requisite possessions and declutter your pack.
$68 | BUY




The Fire Kit was designed for Best Made by SOLKOA, the folks who make survival kits for United States Special Forces. With twelve unique ways to spark a flame, this is not a tinder box to keep by the fireplace - this is a contingency plan.
$128 | BUY




The Matte Black Growler is as durable and secure as it gets. Whether its ale fresh from the keg or a steamy batch of noodles, there will be enough for the long road, and plenty enough to share.
$58 | BUY




Equally at home next to the fireplace as it is around the campfire, the Straight-Hold Hatchet earns its keep as the smallest member of the Best Made axe family.
$88 | BUY




If a utility knife is truly all-purpose, it should be built as solid as the Scout Knife. The blade of the Scout is ground from a hefty piece of CPM S30V, a highly stainless steel with the edge performance of a plain-carbon blade.
$198 | BUY




Idiot proof your next expedition, and pack at least three different means of making fire: matches, flint, and a lighter. Theres no need to weigh yourself down with the excessive, which is why we encourage you to consider the most compact.
$48 | BUY




Handsome enough to be kept outside the kitchen drawer, the Sliding Match Safe was designed to give the most versatile firestarter, the humble strike-anywhere match, a proper home that offers safe storage.
$28 | BUY




Traditionally used by carpenters, the folding rule was invented by a German in 1851, and now makes for an extremely convenient, reliable, and sensitive measuring device.
$42 | BUY




No matter the material you cut, be it packing tape, fabric, cardboard, or a bolt of ballistic nylon, youll feel an uncanny sense of ease, and left to wonder how you managed life without them.
$42 | BUY




Hand turned, fitted, finished, and assembled in the USA, this device is guaranteed to provide piece of mind. Fitted with a no-fuss press fit stopper, the Matte Black Stow-Away Capsule is larger than most match safes, and infinitely more versatile.
$38 | BUY




Made in the USA, emblazoned with Best Made´s data plate, and powder coated, the strongboxes are for keeps, and for keepsakes. Available in two sizes and in several other colors.
$38 | BUY




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STEPHEN KENN BACKPACK DUFFLE | Image

STEPHEN KENN BACKPACK DUFFLE

LA-based designer Stephen Kenn first caught our attention with his unique furniture collection using repurposed military fabrics. He has now used the leftover from their upholstery process, and crafted them into a new line of bags called the Remanufactured Collection, which combines tent canvas and vintage military hardware. The line features several bags including this awesome Backpack Duffle, a unique travel bag that functions as both a duffle bag and ...
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C11 MAKAIRA PRO 500 | BY CHRISTOPHER WARD | Image

C11 MAKAIRA PRO 500 | BY CHRISTOPHER WARD

Remember our review on the C600 Tri-Tech Diver Elite by Christopher Ward? Well, CW have presented their new Dive watch, the C11 Makaira Pro 500. The professional dive watch features a superbly constructed satin brushed case protecting a reliable Sellita automatic movement. The Makaira is a serious timepiece, this thing is capable of resisting pressure of up to 735 pounds of force per square inch and dive up to 500m/50 atm!...
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SEAGULL 1963 AIR FORCE WATCH

We are Military watch fanatics, and this is another beauty we feature here. The Seagull 1963 Air Force Watch is a mechanical watch with sapphire crystal. The watch comes assembled with a steel case back. Transparent crystal case back is available as an option. When you order it you receive a watch with 2 case backs - assembled with a steel one, a crystal one included in the box. It comes in a nice wooden box....
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