The robot battles you’ve been missing since the days of Rock ’Em Sock ’Em Robots are back. Reach Robotics’ Mecha Monsters are battle ’bots you control with your smartphone. Choose your robot: the Berserker or the Brute, link it to your phone through the Mecha Monsters app, and you’re ready to rumble.
Civilware is the passion project of legendary pro skateboarder Geoff Rowley, who also happens to be a serious hunter & outdoorsman. The Striker is a pocket-sized folding knife with a utility-style blade made of 154 cm stainless, a slim, textured G10 handle, and an ambidextrous clip. Available in black or tan. Made in the USA.
The Cove home recharging station gives you a place to hide all your hideous, power-craving devices while they juice-up. Available in Ebony, Walnut & Birch woodgrain finish, the Cove features 3 shelves & a drop-down door that conceals your cache of up to 5 tablets, phones, headphones, battery packs, etc.
Like a Salad Spinner for your dirty laundry, the electricity-free Drumi portable washing machine uses human pedal-power to clean your clothes. About the size of a small trash can, the Drumi will clean a small load in just minutes & draining out the dirty water is the mere push of a button.
Fave brand knives are designed & crafted in the suburbs of Boston. These full-tang high-carbon 420 stainless steel knives feature a versatile blade design made by one of America’s oldest knifemakers, R. Murphy Knives of Ayer, Mass. They use reclaimed hardwoods for the handles and come in 2 sizes, with either a 3” or 4” blade.
Sunny summer days are too precious for messing with a lame lawnmower. But John Deere has just released the S240 Sport, a fast, efficient residential ride-on mower powered by an 18.5 hp Kawasaki FS Series engine & a smooth K46 hydrostatic transmission.
Designed by slingshot scientist Nathan Masters for target practice, hunting, or just terrifying your friends, this high-powered Sling Shot from Base Camp X features a Spectra laminate core & a walnut handle & scales. A 3/4” straight cut band delivers the power & a leather Rockstar pouch holds your ammo. Don’t forget your eye protection.
The GoSun Grill is a compact, tabletop grill powered by the sun. The design is clean & simple & your food is cooked in a glass vacuum-walled cylinder that remains cool to the touch. And because it has a battery that can store up to 2-hours worth of power, it can even cook when the clouds roll in or after the sun goes down. via
The Arctican puts a regular old foam coozie to shame. The design features 2-layers of vacuum insulated steel & an ice-filled “cooling core” that screws into the bottom keeping your 12 oz. bevvies 3X colder for 3X longer—up to 3 hours in the sun actually.
Made of S2 steel & featuring precision craftsmanship, the Tool Pen Mini is a pen-style multi-tool that features jeweler-sized bits for working on stuff like electronics, intricate equipment, mobile devices, glasses, your wristwatch & more. There are 18 different bits included & more on the way. A fully funded Kickstarter project.