Outdoor Gear

News, reviews and articles about outdoor gear and accessories.

BIBURY Multi-tool Axe review – I bet your multi-tool can’t chop and hammer like this one!

REVIEW – Thus far I have been very successful at remodeling my basement and one specific reason is that I am a guy who believes in having just about every relevant tool and a few that may not be relevant but can be invaluable when trying to do something slightly “irregular” or outside of the …

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This multi-tool will let you chop, slash, saw, and hammer

NEWS – The Omniblade from Teryx is a 4-in-1 multi-tool for your outdoor adventures. It is made of hardened steel and has a paracord-wrapped handle on both ends. Grip it one way and you can use it as a saw or machete to slash your way through the underbrush on your next jungle expedition. Then …

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Adventure Mate 5-in-1 multi-tool review – Axe is sharp enough to shave with it!

REVIEW – One thing I’m fond of is multi-tools. If I have a tool in my vehicle, backpack, or camping box, I always prefer that it have more than one function if possible. The Adventure Mate 5-in-1 multi-tool is just such a multi-purpose tool, but let’s see how it performs. What is it? The Adventure …

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WORX 40V Power Share cordless leaf blower/mulcher/vac review

REVIEW – When I first moved into my new home, it was the middle of winter and the ground was filled with tons of leaves from the 4 big trees in the backyard. By the time spring came around and the snow melted, I realized that I just had too many projects on my plate …

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This folding saw from Gerber is perfect tool for your next camping trip!

NEWS – When backpack space is at a premium, the Gerber Freescape folding camp saw collapses flat without the need to remove parts. It features a 12 inch blade that is easily replaceable with any 12 inch blade on the market. That’s right, Gerber won’t make you buy some weird proprietary blade. Thanks Gerber. The …

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Venusop outdoor LED solar string lights review

REVIEW – We’ve lived in our current home for over 20yrs and in that time, we’ve never put up Christmas lights. Why? Probably the main reason is that I don’t have outdoor power receptacles and have not wanted to run extension cords into the garage. Is there a solution? You bet there is. It’s Venusop …

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Ryobi 40 Volt Cordless Jet Fan Leaf Blower review – Your yard debris can be Gone With The Wind 

REVIEW: The Ryobi RY40407VNM 40 Volt Cordless Jet Fan Leaf Blower is a ‘uni-tasker’. It simply blows stuff from where it is, to where you want it to be. This is the first Ryobi tool I’ve handled and it has me thinking about other 40 volt Ryobi tools since they all use the same battery. …

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The clever Amazing Rake Ergonomic 3-in-1 Garden Rake makes raking leaves easier!

NEWS – Oh my gosh, I hate raking leaves, so much so, I don’t get to it most years. When I saw the Amazing Rake Ergonomic 3-in-1 Garden Rake, I thought, “Now there’s someone who hates it just as much as I do, but found a clever way to make it much less painful. Yay!” …

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This is the craziest slingshot you’ve ever seen!

NEWS – The Handbaige slingshot is unlike any slingshot I’ve ever seen. Instead of a Y-shaped handle with a rubber band that just shoots rocks, the Handbaige slingshot shoots rocks, arrows, and can even be used for fishing! That’s right, this slingshot has a built-in fishing reel. It also has a flashlight and a laser …

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This lantern never needs to be charged and can heat your coffee!

NEWS – The UCO Candlelier is a lantern that doesn’t have LED or batteries. It’s old school and uses candles for both light and to heat small containers of liquid like a mini stove. It is made in the USA, features aluminum construction, with a carry handle, and is available in red, yellow, green, and …

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Winter is coming, so make it fun with these snow molds!

NEWS – This past weekend, we had our first snowfall. Granted it only stuck around for about an hour before it melted, but it’s definitely starting to feel like winter here even though it won’t officially be winter for another month. When I was a kid, we would go out and make snowmen and snow angels. …

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BioLite CampStove Complete Cook Kit review

REVIEW – I’ve been watching the CampStove products from BioLite since they were first introduced in 2012. I was enamored by the concept of charging a device using only wood fuel. When an opportunity to test the latest BioLite CampStove Complete Cook Kit came along, I was absolutely delighted to try it out. What is …

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