Gear

Track1 is the World’s Sickest All-Terrain eBoard at werd.com

Track1 is the World’s Sickest All-Terrain eBoard

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Why walk, hike, or bike when you can shred your way to all-terrain freedom? Track1 is the world’s most capable off-road eBoard. With a mud-chucking track like an army tank and a pair of knobby balloon tires, it is powered by a battery that delivers 12 miles of range and a top speed of 20 MPH. It will carry you over sand, snow, gravel, and any other surface while you ride atop a grip-taped deck constructed with a carbon fiber & kevlar core.  Funding now on Indiegogo.

With This Smart Telescope You Can See Distant Galaxies & Contribute To Science at werd.com

With This Smart Telescope You Can See Distant Galaxies & Contribute To Science

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eVscope is a light and compact telescope that is 100X more powerful than a classic telescope, allowing you to see distant galaxies. It uses an advanced light gathering technology and AFD (autonomous field detection) software that enables it to automatically align with celestial coordinates, so you know exactly what you’re looking at. eVscope also links with SETI, a scientific research institute that promotes citizen science. They will send you notifications for viewing stuff like asteroid flybys, supernovas, comets, & transit of satellites. A funded Kickstarter.

This Pack from Mission Workshop is an Everyday Essential at werd.com

This Pack from Mission Workshop is an Everyday Essential

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The Rhake from San Francisco-based Mission Workshop is a hardworking, do-it-all pack. It is constructed with 2-layer weatherproof fabrics and features a 22-liter main compartment. Designed to expand with your payload it features dedicated pockets for your laptop, iPad, phone, power chargers, keys, sunglasses, and water bottle. The shoulder straps are equipped with two Arkiv rails for attaching small accessories, such as weatherproof cell phone pouches & utility pockets. Made in the U.S.A.

This Titanium Micro Blade is the Size of a Key at werd.com

This Titanium Micro Blade is the Size of a Key

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Small enough to fit on your keychain, the Titanium Micro Blade from WESN is a high-quality piece of lightweight EDC made of grade 5 titanium and AUS8 steel. Length when open is 3.75 inches & the blade is just over 1.5 inches. It features a pocket clip and lanyard loop and comes in an American made custom leather sheath. A funded Kickstarter.

Designer Stephen Kenn’s Latest Bag Collection Combines Military Surplus & Style at werd.com

Designer Stephen Kenn’s Latest Bag Collection Combines Military Surplus & Style

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The Remanufactured Collection of bags from furniture designer Stephen Kenn was created with the scrap military canvas leftover from the brand’s upholstery process and accented with vintage military bag hardware and leather. They’ve created a weekend size backpack duffle, a messenger bag, backpack, tote, and an organizer pouch, all using military tent canvas cut into 4” square panels and reconstructed into one-of-a-kind products.

Keep Your Craft Beer in a Craft Growler at werd.com

Keep Your Craft Beer in a Craft Growler

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If you’re a fan of craft beer, it stands to reason you’d also be a fan of a craft growler, too. Orange Vessel designs their growlers in upstate New York and hand pours them in central Ohio. Made of high-quality stoneware and adorned with thick colorful glazes, they feature an ergonomic shape and handgrip plus a secure, spill proof flip-top lid that will keep your beer fresher.

Get Ready to Bid for Luke Skywalker’s <i>Return Of The Jedi</i> Light Saber at werd.com

Get Ready to Bid for Luke Skywalker’s Return Of The Jedi Light Saber

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To own an actual prop from Star Wars—and not just any prop but Luke Skywalker’s Light Saber from Star Wars, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, what would you pay? Well, you can soon find out because this 1983-era prop will be up for auction with Bonham’s on November 21. Made of machine cast metal & brass it appeared in the scene where Luke, Han Solo & Chewbacca face execution above the Sarlacc Pit & then R2D2 saves the day by firing his hidden light saber to Luke. Comes with a letter of authenticity.

This Black & Decker GoPack Juices Your Tools and Mobile Devices at werd.com

This Black & Decker GoPack Juices Your Tools and Mobile Devices

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For rugged, all-weather power anywhere you need it, the Black & Decker BCB001K 12V MAX GoPak has you covered. It will power up your tools and other devices anywhere you go with a 4A USB output. And with its 4A microUSB charge input, it will recharge back to full power in just 2.5 hours. It also features built-in LEDs to function as a flashlight when needed.

G-RO Bags are Built for the Modern Commuter & Traveler at werd.com

G-RO Bags are Built for the Modern Commuter & Traveler

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G-RO came to life in 2015 with a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign. Now they’ve launched a fresh collection of well-designed bags: 2 packs & 2 carry-on rollers. They feature premium materials like ballistic nylon & rugged, all-terrain wheels. The packs both offer a built-in 10k mAh power supply & Tile Bluetooth trackers. Another funded Kickstarter.

With Chris as Your Co-Pilot, You’ll Stay Focused on the Road at werd.com

With Chris as Your Co-Pilot, You’ll Stay Focused on the Road

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Sorry Alexa, there’s another driving assistant who’s ready to roll. His name is Chris. Officially, he’s the world’s first “co-driver.” He’s an AI powered passenger who will manage your messages, take and end calls, control your music, and even follow navigation while you stay focused on the road. Using speech recognition & gesture control, Chris learns the more you use him. This heads-up mounted smart device installs in just minutes and is compatible with any car.

The Jackery New Spark Means No Waiting for the Tow Truck at werd.com

The Jackery New Spark Means No Waiting for the Tow Truck

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When you’ve got a dead battery, the Jackery New Spark will get you back on the road in just minutes. It’s a powerful 800-amp portable car jump starter with a peak output of 1800mAh that features smart jumper cables and battery booster, plus a built-in LED flashlight. For all kinds of roadside emergencies, this is one compact convenient device that can literally save your butt.

This Lightweight & Ultra-Compact EDC Flashlight is Tini at werd.com

This Lightweight & Ultra-Compact EDC Flashlight is Tini

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Tini is a mini metallic keychain light that will add a bright, white 380-lumens of illumination to your EDC kit. Constructed of aerospace grade aluminum, it is tough yet lightweight and features a built-in, high capacity lithium-ion battery with a 60-hour run time. It recharges via micro USB and weighs just .47 ounces.

James Brand & Salomon Team Up For A Special Edition EDC Blade at werd.com

James Brand & Salomon Team Up For A Special Edition EDC Blade

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Portland-based James Brand makes knives. They teamed-up with sort-of-Portland-based ski and sport brand Salomon to create the Chapter X Salomon Orange + Titanium pocket knife. It features a locking 2.33” inch D2 steel blade with scales made of orange anodized aluminum & 6AL 4V titanium. There’s also a removable pocket clip and a vague branding connection to a Salomon snowboard called the Super 8. But this knife is lightweight, versatile, and really orange and also features laser-etched co-branding.