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Kobalt Tough Mechanic’s Tool Set

Kobalt Tough Mechanic’s Tool Set
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Lowe’s tool brand Kobalt is selling an updated 243-piece mechanic’s tool set that comes packed in this extra-tough molded toolbox. The locking lid box can withstand drops without denting or spilling tools, and has dedicated locations for each and every wrench, socket, hex key, and bit that it comes with.

Talon Eagle Claw Tactical Tool

Talon Eagle Claw Tactical Tool
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This stone-washed titanium accessory is modeled after the deadly claw of an eagle. It can be worn as a decorative pendant and will surely deal damage in self-defense thanks to its needle-sharp curved tip. It’s also helpful for ripping through shipping tape on boxes.

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Iron Brick Trunk

Iron Brick Trunk
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DormCo’s trunks aren’t made from iron or brick, but their roto-molded plastic is built to last. They stand up to moisture and are waterproof and airtight, preserving their contents indefinitely. Its rotation-link clasps ensure a tight seal, and built-in wheels and a handle make it easy to move. Measures 33″ L x 20.5″ D x 15.5″ H.

Johnnie Walker High Rye

Johnnie Walker High Rye
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The High Rye expression from famed Scotch maker Johnnie Walker blends whiskies made from a 60% rye mash with barley and wheat. It offers a spicy vanilla fragrance, the flavors of apple, clove, and toffee, and a dry but slightly sweet finish. Great for sipping or mixing in fall and winter cocktails.

Zippo Classic Copper Lighter

Zippo Classic Copper Lighter

Over the past five decades, Zippo has produced a handful of special lighters made from copper. This classic design is now back for a limited time as a pre-production model with a hand-finished, solid copper case. Its insert is made from a unique black-coated steel, and it’s covered by Zippo’s lifetime repair guarantee.

Vinarmour Travel Wine Case

Vinarmour Travel Wine Case
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Wine is a great souvenir, except when it breaks in your luggage. Vinarmour is the first collapsible, leakproof, protective bottle carrier — an essential, accident-resistant travel accessory and everyday carry for BYOB’ing. When empty, it packs nearly flat in a suitcase, then expands when a bottle needs impact protection.

EleksTube X4 LCD Screen Clock

EleksTube X4 LCD Screen Clock
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This four-digit modern clock uses similar mini-display technology to EleksTube’s tube clock. Each of its four IPS LCD screens can display digits in 20 different styles, from nixie tubes to LEGO bricks. It has RGB backlighting, and you can even create custom themes with a Windows PC. Available with a white or black case.

Best Rechargeable Flashlights 2022

Best Rechargeable Flashlights 2022

Wherever your travels might take you, it’s good to know that you won’t need to buy batteries for your flashlight. There are lots of great flashlights you can juice up with the same USB charger you use for your phone. Everyday Carry shares 13 great rechargeable flashlights in a variety of sizes and styles for you to choose from.

NEMO Stargaze Recliner

NEMO Stargaze Recliner

Camping gear company NEMO Equipment created this outdoor chair for comfort and relaxation. In the seated position, it can swing back and forth, and when you lean back, it automatically reclines so you can gaze at the sky above. It weighs just over 7 pounds, sets up in less than a minute, and is stable on uneven terrain.

Candy Coffee Table

Candy Coffee Table
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Do you crave sweets all the time? Then you’ll have a hard time resisting this custom coffee table packed with candy treats. Created by Served Sweet, the colorful resin table has hundreds of candies permanently trapped inside of a smooth resin shell. They also make sprinkle-filled coasters and trays.

Unf*ckupable Cookbook

Unf*ckupable Cookbook
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Author Zach Golden put together this 118-page cookbook for amateur chefs who can’t get anything right in the kitchen. The spiral-bound book includes 50 recipes that even you can’t screw up, along with witty commentary and advice on keeping things simple and tasty. Kindle Edition available on Amazon.

Tactical Travel Tray

Tactical Travel Tray
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This handy travel accessory from Maxpedition Gear gives you a place to keep your phone, wallet, keys, eyeglasses, and other small accessories, so you know exactly where they are. It lays flat when not in use and snaps together at its corners or edges to form a tray or taco-shaped storage compartment.

MecArmy MOT10 Flashlight

MecArmy MOT10 Flashlight
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This durable aluminum alloy flashlight offers a peak brightness of 1000 lumens with a max beam distance of 945 feet. Its IPX-8 waterproof body offers a tactile pineapple texture for grip and an anti-roll design. Using its included 18650 battery it can also recharge gadgets in a pinch.

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Making Screwdrivers from Pallet Wood

Making Screwdrivers from Pallet Wood

Paul Jackman often makes things from reclaimed pallet wood. This time, he used the wood to craft 100 screwdrivers for his sponsor ISOTunes. He first milled the pieces down into sticks, cut and milled them into hexagons, then shaped them into their final form on a lathe. He also put a hidden compartment into each handle.

Nitro-Powered Belt Sander

Nitro-Powered Belt Sander

A typical belt sander spins around 1500 to 3000 RPM. But JohnnyQ90’s custom-built power tool hits rotational speeds of 11,500 RPM or more thanks to its unusual engine. You see, Johnny equipped his belt sander with a modified Toyan FS S100G, a 4-stroke engine designed for large RC vehicles, and fueled it with nitromethane.

Terrain 365 Invictus Bali-Ti

Terrain 365 Invictus Bali-Ti
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Terrain 365 calls the Bali-Ti a “utility balisong for EDC.” It features a long-lasting 3.75″ blade made from their proprietary Terravantium alloy. Its 4″ titanium handles have jimping for a firm grip, and its joints have quality bronze bushings. If you’re looking for something a little smaller, check out their Mini-Butterfly knife.

PRY-HEX Pocket Multitool

PRY-HEX Pocket Multitool
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This handy pocket tool from Trixie & Milo combines 18 functions in one piece of stainless steel. In addition to 10 hex wrenches, it has a pry bar, flat head and Phillips screwdrivers, a cutting tool, a nail puller, a short ruler, and the must-have of every multitool – a bottle opener. It also looks like it could be good for self-defense.

HoMedics Drift Sandscape Garden

HoMedics Drift Sandscape Garden

The HoMedics Drift is a production version of those sand drawing machines we’ve seen before. This soothing and meditative gizmo uses a ball bearing to draw endless geometric patterns in the sand. It also has colorful RGB lighting, and its designs can be controlled via a companion mobile app. Available in 16″ and 21″ sizes.

Cybertube VFD Clock

Cybertube VFD Clock

This unique tabletop clock combines retro and modern tech for a cool cyberpunk look. At its core is a vintage IV-18 vacuum-fluorescent display that sits atop a custom circuit board. It can show the time, temperature, and date, complemented by ambient RGB lighting effects. Its modes are controlled by touch sensors.

Frey Ranch Bourbon + Straight Rye Whiskeys

Frey Ranch Bourbon + Straight Rye Whiskeys
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Frey Ranch Whiskey from comes from a farm in the Sierra Nevada Watershed. There, Colby and Ashley Frey sustainably “slow grow” heirloom grains and distill harvests into non-chill filtered 90-proof bourbon. The mash of non-GMO corn, winter cereal rye, winter wheat, and two-row barley yields a refined award winner.

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Mock One Freestanding Hammock

Mock One Freestanding Hammock
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If you’ve ever set up a hammock, you know it can be a pain. But Republic of Durable Goods‘ freestanding hammock sets up as easily as a folding camp chair. It’s got built-in pads for your head and feet, a folding sunshade, and a basket with drink pockets. It weighs just 14.5 lb. and can hold a person up to 250 lb. and 6’4″ tall.

Origin Cutlery Series

Origin Cutlery Series

The makers of the Aleman pocket knife are back with another beautiful knife design. In the interest of sustainability, these knives have blades made from reclaimed antique sawmill blades and handles crafted from whiskey barrel oak and abundant Manitoba maple. Choose from a 13cm long Utility or 18cm Santoku knife.

Nomvdic X300 Speaker + Projector

Nomvdic X300 Speaker + Projector

The X300 is a portable movie theater. It combines a Harmon Kardon audio system with a 1080p LED projector that can output up to a 100″ diagonal image. It can stream content via AirPlay, an HDMI source like a Roku stick, or a Nintendo Switch via USB-C. Its built-in battery can play movies for 3 hours or Bluetooth audio for 6 hours.

Hatchback + SUV Liftgate Canopy

Hatchback + SUV Liftgate Canopy
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This folding canopy turns the spot behind your hatchback, crossover, or SUV into a covered patio. It attaches to the rear liftgate of most vehicles and can provide up to 36 sq. ft. of shelter from the sun and rain with its water-resistant polyester roof. Its design lets you easily access cargo, and when it’s not in use, it packs up small.

Knife Organizer + Display Case

Knife Organizer + Display Case
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Do you collect pocket knives? Keep them organized and easily accessible in this clamshell organizer case. It holds up to 64 knives in its four storage flaps, each lined with numerous elastic straps. You can also use it to store other kinds of pocket tools.

SPINN CW.01 Gear Wraps

SPINN CW.01 Gear Wraps

These cloth wraps are designed to protect cameras, electronics, and other delicate equipment from damage. Unlike other wraps, these have no hardware fasteners and are made from a fine hook-and-loop material that sticks to itself. The inside is a soft cloth that won’t scratch screens or glass. Available in three sizes.

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