Outdoor Gear

News, reviews and articles about outdoor gear and accessories.

WalkingPod Mesh with Bug Screens – A new type of “wearable”?

NEWS – So the WalkinPod Mesh with Bug-Screens is a real thing. I did a double-take and started laughing when I first saw the photo in a CNET post. Apparently, the product was released in preparation for the Brood X cicadas. I commented to my husband that it looks like someone flipped a mesh clothes …

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SnapFresh Cordless Lawn Mower review – not enough power

REVIEW – In the last year I’ve been transitioning to battery-powered tools for working in my yard.  After I reviewed WORX’s cordless fan, I purchased their weed eater.  SnapFresh then sent me their leaf blower and their hedge trimmer, both of which I liked.  The most recent lawn tool that I’ve been testing is a …

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Litheli 40V 22″ Cordless Hedge Trimmer + 2.0Ah Battery & Charger review

REVIEW – As I continue to enjoy reviewing Litheli tools and how much they help me around my home, I have been focusing on gardening. This Litheli 40V 22″ Cordless Hedge Trimmer is my next test as I deal with some unruly trees that I need to shape up. What is it? The Litheli 40V …

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Greenworks 2 x 24V (48V) 17″ Brushless Lawn Mower and Drill review – a gateway into the Greenworks ecosystem

REVIEW – Most of us have spent our entire lives using gasoline or corded electric lawn tools. I had infamously bad gas lawnmowers when I was a kid, where you had to yank the starter cord 10 or more times with all your kid-strength to get it going, then you had the hassle of mixing …

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The perfect fishing gear for minimalists

NEWS – The Rodless Reel might look a little bit like a fidget toy, but it’s actually a fully functional fishing reel but without a rod. That’s right, you can catch fish without needing a collection of bulky fishing gear when you have the Rodless Reel. Even though it features a compact lightweight all plastic …

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SnapFresh Cordless Hedge Trimmer review

REVIEW – Over the last few months, SnapFresh has released several new additions to their line of cordless tools.  I’ve already reviewed their leaf blower, drill, and hex wrench–and for the most part, I’ve liked them–so I’m going to take a look at one more:  The SnapFresh Cordless Hedge Trimmer. What is it? This is …

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Litheli 20V 12″ Cordless String Trimmer / Edger review

REVIEW – Here I go again with another exciting opportunity to review another Litheli tool. This time around it is the Litheli 20V 12″ Cordless String Trimmer / Edger. Here we go!! What is it? The Litheli 20V Cordless String Trimmer,12-Inch Battery Powered Grass Trimmer & Wheeled Edger features an automatic line feed for grass …

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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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