Outdoor Gear

News, reviews and articles about outdoor gear and accessories.

WORX 20″ 3-in-1 cordless lawnmower review

REVIEW – The last couple of springs I’ve been researching cordless electric lawnmowers because my trusty gas-powered model seemed to be on its last legs. Well, this spring it finally died. As luck would have it, I received a review offer for the WORX 20″ cordless lawnmower. Needless to say, I was very excited to …

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EGO 21″ Self-Propelled Peak Power electric lawn mower review

REVIEW – Since EGO sent me their Power+ 530 CFM blower, I’ve become a fan of EGO and more importantly, an advocate for clean battery-powered lawn equipment. I’m no tree hugger, but I do appreciate the advantages of yard tools that use no gas, have no fumes and are even quieter! You don’t appreciate the …

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This swimsuit will definitely get you noticed

NEWS – If you’re tired of the same old bathing suit and want to turn some heads on your next beach visit, this one-piece women’s longsleeved swimsuit from Thenice will do the trick. Made of 89% polyester and 11% spandex, it features a realistic print of anatomically correct organs so it’s weird and educational at …

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The SHIFTPOD lets you camp (glamp) in style and ease

NEWS – I’ve never been camping because bugs, no showers, no flushing toilets, dirt, bugs, and bugs. But if I were ever to cross that activity off my bucket list, I’d consider it if I had one of these ultracool SHIFTPODs to sleep in. The SHIFTPOD looks like an Airstream camper and a tent had …

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Rescue GoCLIP Yellow Jacket and Mosquito Repellent review

REVIEW – When enjoying the outdoors it is almost inevitable that you will have to deal with the biting and stinging pests with whom we share the outdoors. There are many options that may be tried to combat these flying and crawling menaces, but they all have their disadvantages. The Mosquito GoCLIP and Yellowjacket Repellent …

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Start your next campfire with a pull of string

NEWS – Campers, hikers, and other outdoor warriors know that it’s important to have the basic survival skills and gear when they are on their adventures. Water, food, shelter, and fire are probably the four main things you need. But if you’re not in the same category as someone who signs up for the show …

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Decathlon expands to USA with practical, prolific sportsgear options

NEWS – When we lived in the Netherlands, we had a go-to, big-box store for anything sports or camping related: Decathlon. For my boys’ weekly swimming lessons, Decathlon’s mini-backpacks and microfiber towels were the perfect combination of light, efficient and effective, which was crucial since my family car was a Dutch grandma bike (omafiets). Decathlon’s thermoses …

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Forget about tiny homes, here’s a tent for your motorcycle!

NEWS – The next time you get your motor running when you’re heading out for the highway (sorry), pack the Goose tent on the back of your motorcycle. with this one man (person) tent from Goose. This waterproof ripstop canvas one person tent provides shelter for you and your gear while keeping the breeze in …

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CountyComm’s Survival Titanium Fishing Card is a pocket-sized fishing kit that isn’t sold by Ron Popeil

NEWS – If you’ve ever found yourself far from the nearest tackle shop and wanted to test your skill at the local fishing hole, or you’ve found yourself lost in the wilderness and needing to catch a fish for your next meal, the CountyComm Survival Titanium Fishing Card may be just the tool you need. …

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The LOGOSOL Smart-Splitter makes splitting logs easier and safer

NEWS – Everyone enjoys cozying up to a warm fire during these cold winter months. But nobody loves the chore of splitting the wood for the said fire. Enter the LOGOSOL smart log splitter. The LOGOSOL Smart-Splitter is a safer more ergonomic way to split firewood all without swinging an ax. Instead of an ax, …

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