Outdoor Gear

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Breeo Luxeve Smokeless Fire Pit and X Series Chair review – create your own backyard oasis

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REVIEW – 2023 has been a real year of progress for me in my quest to transform my backyard into an oasis for me and my family. This year I have managed to make several of my visions a reality including building planter beds and an Arbor all from my own design ideas. Then to […]

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Worx Nitro 40V Brushless 15″ Cordless String Trimmer review – Powerful pro-level performance

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REVIEW  – I reviewed the WORX 20″ cordless lawnmower back in 2019. It was the first electric-powered lawn tool I had ever used, and I’ll never go back to gas-powered alternatives. I’m happy to say that the lawnmower has proven to be durable and reliable, requiring minimal maintenance, with only the cutting blade needing replacement.

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Docusvect Folding Camping Chair with Canopy review – Keeping coolish in the Texas heat

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REVIEW – I think every review I have done lately has me mentioning how fricken fracking hot it has been in Texas lately.  Heat is something you learn to live with, and personally, I prefer the heat over cold any day.  You learn how to be smart in the heat and protect yourself from overheating. 

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WORX Aerocart review – The ultimate multi-tool yard cart!

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REVIEW – I’ve always been attracted to products that are designed to do more than one function. That’s why the WORX Aerocart caught my eye when I first saw it. I immediately imagined all the work that I could get done using one tool instead of many. Let’s check out this transformer yard cart from

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OtO – An above-ground sprinkler for small lawns

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NEWS – One of the keys to maintaining a healthy lawn this summer is to keep it watered.  An in-ground sprinkler system is great, but for smaller lawns, installation can be cost-prohibitive.  Enter the Oto!  Oto is a smart, above-ground sprinkler system that is perfect for small lawns. Water comes by connecting a standard water

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Cat 60V 15in electric string trimmer (DG610) review

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REVIEW – I have 12 acres of property of which most are wooded, but quite a bit requires mowing, trimming, and good old weed eating. I hate hate hate regular gas-powered weed eaters/string trimmers because I find the pull cord start to be really difficult for me. I’ve slowly been converting over to electric outdoor

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Price cuts and freebie at Solo Stove

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NEWS – Solo Stove has cut prices on their low-smoke stainless steel fire pit stoves. The best-selling Bonfire model is down from $399.99 to $249. They’re also giving a free Mesa tabletop fire pit with the purchase of a Ranger, Bonfire or Yukon model fire pit. Shop products and accessories at https://solostove.com/ Use the code FREEMESA

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Take your outdoor relaxation to the next level with this hammock rocker!

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NEWS – Close your eyes and picture this… It’s a warm sunny day, you are lounging in a hammock in the shade of your backyard. Sounds relaxing right? Let’s add in the RockitMan hammock and swing rocker to take that relaxation to infinity and beyond! Now you can enjoy the sweet sweet rhythm of swinging

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Gerber Bushcraft Hatchet review – How much wood could this wood-chopper chop?

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REVIEW – With spring fast approaching it’ll soon be time to break out the camping gear and head for the great outdoors. While I’ve gravitated towards “glamping” in recent years, I still enjoy roughing it on occasion. Since a good fire is essential to the experience I’m always on the lookout for tools that make

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This bandana could save your life, but not in the ways you might think

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NEWS – Check out the Head for Survival Bandana from Survival Metrics. This 39″ x 39″ x 52″ triangular-shaped 100% polyester bandana can protect your head, and can be used as a bandage or a sling, but there’s more to it than those basic survival functions. Printed on the bandana (which is available in orange

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This versatile Bug Zapper, fan, and light is now almost 70% off

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NEWS – With spring here and summer right around the corner, it’s time to shed that parka and start getting outside again. Of course, once you pull up a chair in the backyard and start to soak in the grandeur of the great outdoors, you quickly remember one of the reasons you don’t do it

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Skycruiser TX 910 Metal Detector review – test your mettle as you meddle with metal!

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REVIEW – The hobbyist’s metal detector has to be one of the most unglamorous gadgets. Perhaps it is the notion that it usually finds discarded trash or loose change. Can I find more than just trash with the depth and alloy detection of a Skycruiser TX-910 metal detector? Read on to see what I think!

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Ti-FST can become a titanium tube of fire making multi-tool coolness!

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NEWS – Campers, hikers, and anyone who likes to be prepared will want to check out the Ti-FST, which stands for F.ire S.upport T.ool. This titanium tube can hold everything you need to make a fire as well as help you to get back home if you are lost. The Ti-FST is designed in three sections with

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