Gear

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The better part of a decade ago, we first came across Grovemade’s beautifully crafted goods that are all handmade in their Portland workshop. We’ve been big fans of everything the brand has done since whether…

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There's nothing like an evening spent with a cigar in one hand and your favorite spirit in the other. Our current favorite smoke is from La Aurora, the original Dominican cigar company. Founded over a century ago, they set the standard for premium cigars with their masterful blends, impeccable construction, and meticulous attention to detail. Their new website features a wide cigar assortment from La Aurora and León Jimenes, educational content, and curated options tailored to fit any smoker’s preferences, so it's a go-to resource for all things cigar. Get your premium, hand-rolled cigars today.
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As we’re sure you’re well aware, we’re big fans of high-quality, well-made pens here at Cool Material. One of our favorite makers of recent memory that got started on Kickstarter and then established an empire…

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Perhaps more than the Pyro’s unique design, our focus is on why no one’s used this name yet for a fire pit. Anyway, the Pyro Camp Fire Pit’s design allows it to be easily carried…

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While all matches essentially serve the same purpose–namely producing the spark you need to create a roaring fire–all matches are not created equal. These National Park Scented Safety Matches serve this most primary purpose admirably,…

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Boxing is one of those ancient Olympic sports that, whether it’s because of it’s representation in film, history, title fights or the presence of local gyms, has always appealed to us because of the combination…

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When it comes to tactical response tools, particularly when you’re looking at knives and glovebox options, you won’t find better than this Tactical Auto Rescue Tool. It combines a 440c stainless steel knife blade, LED…

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Based on the popular design of the KGB “drop dead” bolt but updated for the modern era, The Spy Bolt is a compact and secretive storage device that features a reverse-threaded head and storage area…

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Nothing sets your day free like a good Nerf gunfight. No one gets hurt, and everyone has a freakin’ good time. Now, Hasbro is upping the Nerf gun melee echelon with the Hyper Blaster line.…

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As much as we love denim, trucker jackets and all things Americana, the Japanese have always elevated it to the next level. Case in point–this Tsubota Pearl Clear Lighter. Introduced more than two decades ago…

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For more than eight decades, across thousands of films, shows and videos, and displayed at who knows how many concerts, memorials and festivals, the Zippo lighter has reigned supreme in the world of portable fire-starters.…

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Whether you’re indoors or outdoors, in front of a fireplace or at a campsite, nothing brings people together like a great fire. While you most certainly need flint, tinder and a fire starter, the lifeblood…