Outdoor Gear

wasp-camo

Now you can blend in with nature when you're out in the woods trying to capture footage of Sasquatch or rabbits. The WASPcam 9906 CAMO is an action camera with a camo patterned case. This camera has been designed to be waterproof down to 98 feet without needing a special case. The WASPcam also features [...]

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damnnearkiltem-tacticalkilt2

Do you feel that, "Pants pinch your jiblets and are clearly a sub-optimal part of any man's attire"? If so, you might want to check out Damn Near Kilt 'Em, producers and purveyors of---you guessed it---men's "sport utility kilts" since 2012. Damn Near Kilt 'Em's rugged, manly kilts are available in a variety of styles, sizes and [...]

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tinderzip

Just when I thought I'd seen every product for stashing survival items on one's person, I ran across TinderZIP by Exotac. It's a clever little product that not only is an easy-to-install replacement zipper pull, the cord portion also includes a waterproof flammable core that provides a 60 second burn time when lit to help [...]

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OxyLED - 1

Ah, LEDs! The darlings of everyone from makers to artists to environmentalists. Low energy, low heat, long life, high output - what's not to like? So it hasn't surprised me that most of the battery-operated portable lights that have come across my desk in the last few years have used LEDs as a source. Most [...]

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Sumo Air review

sumo-air-lounge

Sumo, who are well known for their modern day bean bag furniture, has a new product that uses air instead of beans as a filler. The Sumo Air is a lounge chair that can easily go from the living room to the beach and even to the pool. Let's take a closer look. The Sumo Air [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Outdoor Gear, Reviews
mosquito-trap

This attractive outdoor wall-mounted mosquito trap has been designed to attract and kill disease-carrying mosquitoes without using expensive propane refills or other chemicals. Instead, it uses a 3,000-hour rated UV fluorescent bulb that reacts with the titanium dioxide coating inside the trap to emit odorless carbon dioxide (the same gas we breathe out) to attract [...]

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zika

It seems like every day we are hearing about more cases of the Zika virus here in the US. Zika is spread by mosquitos. And while all mosquito bites are annoying and give me the heebie jeebies, contracting the Zika virus is much scarier. It's true that it usually only causes mild flu like symptoms [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Health, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Gear
jhoh_glow_smores_sticks

Whether you're camping in the woods or in the backyard by the fire, you don't want to lose your marshmallow roasting stick!  I remember as a kid, after an exhaustive search in the woods to find my perfect twig for roasting, I would eventually lose it only to find it later after it's on the [...]

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magellan-explorist-gc-2

  If capturing virtual creatures around your town with the Pokémon Go app isn't your idea of a fun time, consider geocaching which is another outdoor hunting game. To play you'll need to use your smartphone or a GPS unit like the Magellan eXplorist GC which I'm going to tell you about today. The Magellan eXplorist GC is [...]

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Posted in: GPS, Outdoor Gear, Reviews
Sharkbanz-1

Summer's here and the weather is perfect for going to the beach and taking a dip in the ocean. But ever since the 1975 movie "Jaws", the level of awareness for shark attacks has been heightened. While rare, shark attacks do happen and can be deadly. Recent data shows that shark attacks are on the rise. [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Outdoor Gear
grillight

BBQ masters with nocturnal grilling tendencies will no longer need to juggle a flashlight in one hand while flipping burgers with the other if they use the Grillight Grilling Spatula. Made of restaurant grade stainless steel, this two-in-one meat flipper is also a flashlight too. It features a bright high powered LED in the handle [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News, Outdoor Gear
rumpl-blanket

What do you get when you cross a sleeping bag, a "puffy" style coat and a blanket? My best guess would be a Rumpl. Billed as "high performance blankets," Rumpl uses technical materials designed for the outdoor industry to produce blankets for indoor OR outdoor use, making them great for snuggling up by a campfire or [...]

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wildkamera-11

If you want to capture images and video of wildlife, you need a camera that has been designed with weather resistance, motion detection and night vision. Trail cameras are designed specifically for this task. The WildKamera Wild-Vision Full HD 5.0 trail camera is my second trail camera review. Let's see what critters it was able [...]

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floatie-king

The next time you head to the pool, lake or beach, leave the water wings behind and grab a Floatie King pool float. These adult sized floats not only keep you above water, but they will also get you noticed. If you don't turn a few heads when you float by on the back of [...]

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coolcap

Hot head? The Evaporative Cooling Cap will keep your noggin 20 degrees cooler than the surrounding air. How does it do that? The cap's liner and brim are made of a special material that allows moisture to evaporate for hours after just a two minute "charging" in cold water. This cap looks like the perfect [...]

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