Outdoor Gear

News, reviews and articles about outdoor gear and accessories.

This tool turns one log into an outdoor grill or firepit

NEWS – Made in Canada of heavy duty eighth-inch thick laser-cut stainless steel, this tool will turn a log into an outdoor firepit or grill in minutes. The Sportes MITI-001 log grill aka Canadian candle requires that you split a log into quarters with an ax and then set the MITI-001 on top to form …

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This shovel is the multi-tool you need for your next outdoor adventure

NEWS – The Tyger Auto Shovel is a 16-in-1 multi-tool shovel that is constructed of military-grade solid carbon steel and aerospace-grade anodized aluminum tubes. The magic is in the tubes which screw together to create the shovel handle. But that’s not all they do. Each tube is its own tool. In addition to the shovel …

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WORX Hydroshot Ultra WG649 High Pressure Hand Held Cleaner review

REVIEW – Once I purchased my new home a few months ago, I started working on obtaining the tools that are necessary to keep the DIY projects going and the cost to pay the PROs down. A pressure washer is a great tool for jobs around the house. I got the opportunity to test the …

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Litheli 20V 13″ Cordless Lawn Mower with Brushless Motor review

REVIEW – Over the past few months, I have tested a Chainsaw and Pole Saw manufactured by a company called Litheli. Their products are battery powered and the two that I tested worked great. I have since become a fan and now that it is Spring and the grass is growing again, I get to …

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Trayvax Ration is a portable kitchen for outdoor camping and more

NEWS – We’ve reviewed several Trayvax wallets over the years, but their latest product is quite a bit different in a good way. It’s the Trayvax Ration portable cooking kit which is designed to hold your cooking gear, utensils, and food in a rugged, built-to-last powder-coated steel box. The Ration features a dedicated compartment for …

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RICOMAX metal detector review

REVIEW – RM RICOMAX Professional Metal Detector GC-1037 is very lightweight (2 pounds) and accurate, featuring an assortment of settings and controls. What is it?  A lightweight metal detector that comes with lots of extra goodies including over-the-ear headphones, a folding pickaxe/shovel with carrying case, plus a large case for the entire metal detector so …

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Pull Start Fire Pull String Firestarter review

REVIEW – As an Eagle Scout and father to a scout, to me the idea of a firestarter that works by just pulling a string felt slightly insulting a first. Fire making is an essential scout skill, after all! Then I looked back at all the times I’ve been in difficult or near-miserable situations where …

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Bird Buddy is a bird feeder with incredible super powers

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – When my sister and I were kids, we would keep detailed notes on the birds that we would see from our bedroom windows. As an adult, I still enjoy watching and identify birds and this bird feeder is an awesome and fun tool for bird watchers. What is it? Bird Buddy is …

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Greenbelly Meal 2go review – Meals for hikers made by hikers

REVIEW – If you’re a regular here, you know that I have a thing for meal-replacement bars and drinks. The folks at Greenbelly saw one of my past reviews and emailed me to ask if I wanted to review their Meal 2go bars. Never turn down some free food, I said sure! Let’s check them …

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