Outdoor Gear

EGO_Power+_16

It’s always interesting when a new brand of lawn equipment comes out of nowhere and captures the imagination—and wallets—of consumers. Introduced in 2014, EGO has spent the last ten years researching and developing the Power+ platform, resulting in a line of cordless outdoor yard equipment with the power and performance of gas without the noise, [...]

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squiddies-flipreel

Fishing gear can be bulky and expensive. It's not something that you can easy carry with you where ever you go, so spur of the moment fishing trips require advanced planning. The Squiddies Flip Reel is a hand line fishing reel that is portable and compact enough to fit in your backpack or glove box [...]

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geocache

If you've never heard of geocaching, it's a high-tech game of hide and seek that is played with a smartphone or handheld GPS unit. It gets you outdoors in the fresh air and helps build your observation, puzzle solving and navigation skills to find caches. Caches are small containers that have been strategically hidden all [...]

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Posted in: Articles, GPS, Outdoor Gear
colter-star

Colter Co. loves their bandanas. We've told you about their fly fishing knots and survival knots bandanas and now this year they are back with two more 100% cotton 22" x 22" square handkerchiefs that have been made and printed in the USA. The Stargazer bandana is black and features glow a dark print of [...]

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cell01

One thing I can count on after the snow melts here in New Hampshire is the rebirth of the mosquitoes, black flies and no-see-ums.  Having just spent 5-6 months indoors to beat the cold and snow, now I can look forward to 5 months of either staying inside or living in my screen porch.  So, [...]

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gofind

Every year when Jeanne and I go to Florida for vacation, we talk about taking along one of our metal detectors to hunt the beaches for "treasure". So far we've never actually taken one with us because we'd have to dismantle it to put in our luggage. That wouldn't be a huge hardship, but we've [...]

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

When the opportunity to review the iBobber from ReelSonar was presented, I took the bait. I was excited to try a fishing bobber made for the 21st century that was also a fish finder, a waterbed mapper, GPS tagger & trip logger, and weather station.  We already had a fishing trip planned so it was [...]

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LifestanceSolarLight - 9

I'm a big fan of LED technology. I have replaced many of the bulbs in my home with them, as well as all my flashlights. One place I've not upgraded to the brighter, more energy-efficient tech has been in the outdoor lights around my home. When we were offered the chance to test the Lifestance [...]

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hoverseat

Hoverboards are two-wheeled self-balancing electric scooters that you stand on to ride around like a minimalist version of the Segway. Two wheels are cool, but what if you would rather sit down but still get from point A to point B? Check out the HoverSeat from BoatsToGo. It's an aluminum frame with two additional wheels [...]

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rainscarf

April showers bring May flowers and wet hair. Unless you're sporting a buzz cut, you probably don't like getting caught in the rain without an umbrella. The RainScarf is an alternative to bulky umbrellas and raincoats. This light weight 75″ long scarf is reversible with a soft polyester blend side for cool clear days and [...]

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spartan_harseyfolder-1b

I have had many pocket knives over the years, from the first one I received as a cub scout to various sized and shaped ones I have strategically place throughout my world today. I have them stashed in my cars, desks, tool bag, EDC gear, etc. They are a very useful tool to have around without [...]

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drysure

You've put in a full day of snowboarding or an extra long running session, and your footwear is quite damp. Instead of waiting perhaps days for the insides of your boots or shoes to dry, slip in a pair of DRYSUREs and your footwear will be dry by the next morning. Patent-pending DRYSUREs consist of an [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Outdoor Gear
emily-emergency-buoy

Have you or someone you know ever been caught in a rip current while swimming on the beach? If so, you know that it can carry you out toward deep waters surprisingly fast. To get out of the rip current you are supposed to swim parallel to the shore then swim toward the shore; but [...]

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Baendit Sundance Kid-1

Let's face it, almost all of us wear sunglasses in one form or another. Sunglasses have become as much as a fashion accessory as they are eye protection. So, how do you stand out in this competitive market? Baendit eyeware has their solution, modular bendable sunglasses. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger [...]

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larryalert

We've reviewed a dozen or more wireless cameras that can be used as a home security system. They are usually setup to send alerts to mobile devices when detecting motion or sound. These simple systems are a viable alternative to higher priced systems that require a hefty monthly fee and significantly more complex installation. They [...]

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