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January 25, 2013

4:01 a.m. Keychain Bottle Opener Series — Episode 6: Eat-N-Tool

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"Bottle opener, spoon, fork, three hex wrenches, carabiner for transport, large central hole for finger gripping and to keep tool weight down, finished with black non-stick coating."

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Without a blade or sharp edge, I'm thinking it's more likely than not to make it safely through TSA airport security checkpoints.

But please — don't come crying to me here when they confiscate yours.

Created by New York City designer Liong Mah.

"Most Mah designs are limited editions of 10-20 knives marked with both the maker's logo and Mah's special logo."

Those will cost you a pretty penny.

I'll take one of these — cheap at twice the $5.95 price.

[via my LA correspondent, ceaselessly exploring the alleyways and rat runs of the web to bring back stuff like this. Nicely done.]

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Hey Joe! Would love a job! I hail outta Kensington, MD but am currently in Amherst, MA finishing up the last semester of an engineering degree.

Posted by: Tommy Wyble | Jan 25, 2013 8:48:46 PM

And, then the missing prong may well be a "statement" made with a middle finger.

The product is robust. I own two. They worked well for a two week trip to Joshua Tree last month.

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | Jan 25, 2013 2:32:07 PM

Tommy Wyble you are SO right! As well as being observant and not a gullible fool like me. I thought the one prong was a feature, not a bug, until you came along just now and opened my eyes. Too funny. You're hired (where did you say you're from?).

Posted by: bookofjoe | Jan 25, 2013 10:10:17 AM

One of the fork prongs is snapped off in the bottom photo. Does not bode well for product reliability.

Posted by: Tommy Wyble | Jan 25, 2013 10:04:35 AM

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