Forgetting about all the actual wars currently going on the world will be much easier when you’re engaged in a furious pretend office battle with Mattel’s new line of blaster toy guns. 3 years in the making, their 4 new BOOMco blasters are the most accurate and powerful foam dart toy guns ever made. Available Summer 2014.
That dream of building your little cabin in the woods will be a lot easier when you’re milling the lumber right there on site using the trees growing on the lot. The Logosol M8 is a portable sawmill system that uses a chainsaw to accurately square logs for making beams and boards up to 17 feet long. The system comes with all the instructions needed for easy set-up and getting your mill operational plus Logosol offers all sorts of accessories for processing timber on your one-man mill.
France’s Lehmann Aviation introduced a new version of its LA100 autonomous fixed-wing drone. The new design still carries a user-supplied GoPro Hero camera but now features Wi-Fi connectivity and a new Windows Phone 8-based OperationCenter interface app.
Sure, he’s man’s best friend, but he’s also a dirty dog. And if you don’t want your car to look like the inside of his doghouse, the Wander Hammock will definitely help. Waterproof, washable & stain resistant, the hammock seat cover attaches to your vehicle at 6 points to keep the dog and his hair, slobber, & muddy paws off your seats.
This is not some cheap, un-rated hipster knockoff to complete the café costume, this here is a real, road-worthy, DOT-approved Bell Bullitt; a brand new design that sports a retro bubble-visor and up front ventilation. As of now, it’s available in 3 colors: matte black, metallic blue, and cream/red. More colors to come.
MacGyver was a TV show that ran for 7 seasons back in the 80s & 90s featuring a secret agent who could do things like repair an airplane with a chewing gum wrapper. His unique ability to fix anything with almost nothing inspired this emergency toolkit. It includes: a bobby pin, a single match, a rubber band, a piece of bubble gum, a birthday candle, a paper clip, a shoelace, a one-cent stamp, and a small piece of duct tape.
If you pack light, everything you need for a weekend away will fit in Filson’s bombproof 72-Hour Briefcase. A spacious main compartment with a laptop sleeve plus two large, zippered outer pockets makes this bag just as good at getaways as is it is on office days.
The Blackfire Clamplight Lantern combines the grabbing grip of a clamp with the illumination of 2 CREE brilliant white LED lights for a flashlight/lantern that will squeeze onto all kinds of clampable surfaces: table, tent, car, you name it. The light head itself is adjustable for getting the light angled right where you want it. Powered by 3 AA batteries.
The Rhino blurs the line between tool and destruction device but then again, sometimes destruction is part of the job. It’s made of D2 tool steel and designed for fun activities such as: prying, digging, chopping, hammering, cutting, smashing rock, lock removal, & smashing out windows.
Reciprocating saws need lots of juice because they move back & forth as well as up & down. Unfortunately most cordless ones are underpowered. Not anymore: Milwaukee’s new M12 Fuel Hackzall is the fastest cutting and most powerful saw in its class, delivering over 4X more battery life & up to 70% faster cutting than the competition. Available May 2014.