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Our record with audio technology reads like the dating history of John Mayer – a slew of long relationships, a bunch more brief ones and a regretful one-night stand (the minidisc).  Yeah, we’re happy with our mp3’s now, but just like thinking back on a past flame, we sometimes get nostalgic about our old cassette tapes.  That’s the inspiration for the Deckster (the nostalgia of dropping in a tape, not old hook-up buddy part).  The Deckster is a high end watch unit for your iPod Nano that draws its inspiration from slipping a cassette into your Walkman in the 80’s – you know, right before you strapped on your rollerblades.  The dual-motion slider allows the watch to be worn on either wrist and the unit is made of aircraft-grade aluminum housing and handcrafted bands.  Now, to build the perfect digital mixtape.

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While you can go all MacGyver and shuck oysters with a screwdriver or other household tool, we highly recommend you invest in a good oyster knife. Why? Well, for starters, it’s safer. The best oyster doesn’t taste so hot when you’ve got something sharp stuck in your palm. Secondly, it makes the process easier and a bit more refined. Laguiole is an iconic name in knife making and the French brand has you covered when it comes to shucking thanks to the Laguiole Oyster Knife. Made of 420 stainless steel and complete with a wood handle, the Oyster Knife measures 6 ¼” and makes easy work of even the toughest shell. You just need to supply the cocktail sauce.