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Loyal Stricklin Weekender Duffle Bag

Loyal Stricklin Weekender Duffle Bag
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This premium leather duffel is the perfect antidote to cheap luggage. Loyal Stricklin makes each bag to order in the USA, using Horween English leather, with handles and a shoulder strap made from Italian leather. Its interior compartment will hold a 3-day-weekend’s worth of clothes, and it should have no problem fitting in the overhead bin of most airplanes.

Fitorch K2 Flashlight

Fitorch K2 Flashlight
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This compact clip-on flashlight from Fitorch was designed for versatility. Attach it to your belt, a hat, or a backpack strap for hands-free illumination. It has five settings, including a 1000-lumen mode and a strobe mode. It’ll run for up to 20 hours in 2-lumen Eco mode but only 45 minutes at 150 lumens due to its small internal battery.

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Acebeam Terminator M2-X RGB Flashlight

Acebeam Terminator M2-X RGB Flashlight

Acebeam’s palm-size Terminator M2-X flashlight is incredibly versatile. It has white spot and flood beams and RGB accent lighting in seven colors. It offers six brightness levels, red and green signal flashes, and a color-changing mode. Available with a 3200-lumen cool white or 2000-lumen high CRI90 light source powered by a replaceable 18650 lithium-ion battery.

Zero Grid Traveler’s Neck Wallet

Zero Grid Traveler’s Neck Wallet
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We love traveling to exotic destinations. But where travelers go, criminals follow. This nylon wallet from Zero Grid protects your belongings from pickpockets by keeping them around your neck and under your shirt. Measuring  5.7″ W x 7.5 H”, it’s less bulky than other neck wallets while providing storage for passports, cash, credit cards, and papers.

Zukro 1-Gallon Insulated Water Bottle

Zukro 1-Gallon Insulated Water Bottle
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Never be caught without water when you carry this 1-gallon insulated bottle from Zukro. It’s made from food-safe 18/8 stainless steel and keeps drinks cold for up to 36 hours. It’ll also hold hot drinks for up to 20 hours. Its lid has a flip-up straw and a pouring spout, and there’s a folding handle and a hook for hanging.

The James Brand Carter Knife

The James Brand Carter Knife
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This perfectly sized everyday knife has a slim, modern design with a sharp 2.8″ blade made from VG-10 stainless steel. It has a slide-lock mechanism with an ambidextrous thumb disc, and its handle scales are made from lightweight Micarta, known for its excellent grip. It’s also available in an XL size, as well as one with a damascus blade.

Lexivon V10 Camping Hatchet

Lexivon V10 Camping Hatchet
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The V10 is a compact, 10″ long axe that’s perfect for carrying in or on your backpack. It weighs just 1.27 pounds, and its high-carbon steel blade is good for chopping branches, small logs, and kindling. Its handle is made from reinforced fiberglass with an ergonomic TPR grip. Includes two kinds of blade protectors.

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Olight Marauder Mini Flashlight

Olight Marauder Mini Flashlight
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This smaller version of Olight’s powerful Marauder 2 flashlight can still crank out some serious brightness. With a turbo output of 7,000 lumens, its flood beam is visible from up to 1,017 feet, and its 900-lumen spot beam projects light up to 1,968 feet. It’s also got lower-intensity red, green, and blue light modes, and comes in four aluminum body colors.

SIKI Titanium Cutting Board

SIKI Titanium Cutting Board

This cutting board is made from an unconventional material. Instead of wood or plastic, the SIKI is made from a 1 mm thick sheet of titanium. The strong, lightweight material won’t absorb food, mold, or bacteria, nor will it rust or retain odors. A bent corner makes it easy to pick up. It measures approximately 10.8″ square and is handcrafted by Japan’s Asahi Tekko.

TG Flameless Plasma Lighter

TG Flameless Plasma Lighter
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This rechargeable electric lighter is sure to work even in wind or damp conditions. It uses a pair of plasma arcs to ignite tinder or anything else flammable. It provides about 300 zaps per charge and comes wrapped in a waterproof silicone rubber casing with a flip-top cover.

Bluetti AC240 Battery Electric Generator

Bluetti AC240 Battery Electric Generator

Bluetti’s portable AC240 is a 2400W power pack with an IP65 rating for water and dust resistance. That protection includes its power outlets. Speaking of which, it has three AC sockets, two DC ports, and four USB charging ports. It also acts as a UPS, kicking in within 15ms of a power outage. Multiple units can be connected to store more power.

MountWare Modular Key Clip

MountWare Modular Key Clip

MountWare’s key clip system lets you mix and match a pair of key holders with several mounts. It uses magnetic Fidlock buckles to easily connect or detach the ring or the carabiner clip key holder to the clip, the backpack strap mount, the belt loop, or the wall mount. The modules are made of brass, PVD-coated iron, anodized aluminum, and Horween leather.

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The Beer Kraken Drink Carrier

The Beer Kraken Drink Carrier

This specialty gadget makes it easy to carry bottles or cans. The reusable carrier can hold up to six bottles on its bottom and six cans on top, and it has built-in openers for each bottle holder. Cans click securely into place by their tops, while bottles are held using spring-loaded clips. It comes with a sturdy, woven paracord handle.

Afterburner Glow Tag

Afterburner Glow Tag
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These glow-in-the-dark tags were designed to help mark gear for nighttime visibility. Each tag is made from phosphorescent, heat-resistant silicone rubber and has a reinforced cutout with a black-coated brass grommet. They can be written on with a permanent marker and are great for tagging keychains, backpacks, luggage, and anything else with a loop.

Viperade VE1 X-Pac EDC Tool Organizer

Viperade VE1 X-Pac EDC Tool Organizer
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This compact tool pouch is made from high-quality X-Pac sailcloth and has three slots for tools, a phone pocket, and elastic straps on its front. A zipper pocket on the back holds credit cards, spare change, or small accessories. Two paracord loops can be used to attach a keychain, lanyard, or wrist strap. It also comes in a less expensive 500D polyester version.

Leatherman Signal Aqua Multitool

Leatherman Signal Aqua Multitool
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We’ve used the Leatherman Signal before, and it’s a great all-around multitool. We dig this new colorway with vibrant aqua handles. The tool has 19 functions, including a 1/4″ hex driver, pliers, a combo knife, saw, hammer, a firestarter rod, bottle and can openers, a whistle, and more. Available with silver or black tool blades.

Artemus Split-Ring Plier Multitool

Artemus Split-Ring Plier Multitool
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This key-sized titanium tool from TEC Accessories can open boxes, turn flathead screws, pull apart difficult key rings, open paint cans, and more. It’s also got a filing surface on its side and short imperial/metric rulers on its edge. It hangs easily from a keychain or clips onto a pocket.

DeWalt Carbon Fiber Staple Gun

DeWalt Carbon Fiber Staple Gun
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Staple guns are typically made from steel. This unique stapler from DeWalt is made from a carbon fiber composite. Not only is it the coolest-looking stapler on the job site, but it also weighs about 50% less, which can reduce fatigue – especially when stapling overhead. It’s as sturdy as metal staplers and accepts heavy-duty staples and 18-gauge brads.

Making Giant Chocolate Matches

Making Giant Chocolate Matches

Pastry artist Amaury Guichon never ceases to amaze us with his edible artworks. His latest creation is a larger-than-life box of matches made from yummy things like vanilla sable, chocolate caramel ganache, milk chocolate, and caramelized marshmallow. You need matches to light a campfire, so it only goes to reason these taste like S’mores.

Maratac Floodmaster AA / 14500 Flashlight

Maratac Floodmaster AA / 14500 Flashlight
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This compact flashlight runs on either a single AA or 14500 lithium battery, kicking out up to 760 lumens with the latter. It fits easily in your pocket or on a lanyard and features a sturdy aluminum body and an ultra-wide 145º flood beam. It’s also rated IPX8 waterproof. 14500 battery and charger sold separately.

Uni Jetstream Edge Ultrafine Ballpoint Pen

Uni Jetstream Edge Ultrafine Ballpoint Pen
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The slimline Uni Jetstream Edge has the finest point we’ve ever seen on a ballpoint pen. Its 0.28mm tip is ideal for precise line drawings, crosshatching, and other detail work. It uses smooth-flowing oil-based ink and is refillable. The pen has a wire clip, a textured grip, and a hexagonal contour to prevent rolling. It’s available with a white, black, or blue body.

JS Tactical Sling Bag

JS Tactical Sling Bag
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This crossbody sling bag from maker Jacob Skidan features an asymmetrical design for quick access to the gear inside. Its main compartment holds tools, knives, or a firearm and has a Velcro panel for optional gear holders. Outside, it has a small zippered pocket and cutouts for pens or carabiners. Made from X-PAC VX 21, Cordura, and nylon with a YKK zipper.

The James Brand Warrick Screwdriver

The James Brand Warrick Screwdriver
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This premium pocket screwdriver from The James Brand is small enough to fit in the coin pocket of your pants. It features a sleek, anodized aluminum shell and a built-in magnetized tray that holds four included Wiha screwdriver bits. Its 1/4″ driver socket is also magnetized to securely hold bits. Available in Desert Campout/blue or black/black.

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