We Americans have surely earned our reputation as the world’s fattest & laziest country. On the other hand we like to think of ourselves as the most innovative, too. The RoboReel brings these two convergent views together. Their motorized hose and extension cord reels totally eliminate effort but you have to admit that’s a great idea.
Tumi is offering a new luggage collection created with award-winning artist and designer Dror Benshetrit, a guy whose work can be seen in both museums and boutique showrooms around the world. The Dror for Tumi collection includes an expandable carry-on, brief, backpack, messenger bag, and more, all featuring premium materials and refined details. Source
Gerber’s stealth black, 9 oz. Multiplier 600 was designed for the combat engineer. The odds that you’ll ever need the punch for opening C4 explosives or the blasting cap crimper are pretty slim but nevertheless, the wire cutter, knife, screwdrivers & other tools will all come in handy in civilian life.
When you head out on a mission you always carry a bag or backpack. Now your car can, too. The Cargo Saddlebag is basically a backpack for your vehicle. It mounts to your roof rack and sits behind your car. The design means it’s easy to load and access plus it creates no aerodynamic drag unlike a rooftop carrier. You get better mileage so you’re saving on gas. Made of tough PVC backed polyester, it’s built to withstand wind, dust, and road grime. Add the waterproof liner and you’re 110% covered.
The number and variety of available iPad accessories really is amazing. It’s overwhelming actually. This gem is an iPad stand made of tools. Two hammers and a screwdriver; real dude-style.
Sure, the JetBoil is idiot-proof but the Stove In A Can is even better. By burning a fuel cell made from recycled natural materials that dissolves as it burns, you eliminate one more piece of waste in camp cooking. No empty fuel canisters headed for the landfill. This stove is also fast and efficient. It’ll boil water in 5 minutes flat and each fuel cell burns for one full hour.
War is super popular these days. Its global appeal is likely the inspiration for this new line of bags from InCase. Even though they’re all designed to carry your very pedestrian electronic gadgets like laptops, smartphones, and tablets, the military styling is clearly apparent. The subdued Moss green coloring and molle-style black webbing gives them that classic soldier vibe we commuters and cubicle commandos are all secretly fiending for.
If you’re serious about shooting photos or video or both, you know how important a good bag is for carrying your expensive gear. But even the best camera bags are not as adjustable as they should be. Enter TrekPak. This padded insert for camera bags and hard cases uses a pin system that allows you almost infinite adjustment for securing and organizing your gear.
Buying a water-housing for your SLR camera will cost you some serious coin and chances are pretty good that the camera in your iPhone 4 or 4S shoots a comparable quality image. Therefore, the Tat7 waterproof case is a brilliant idea. It costs a lot less than a big, bulky housing and is scuba-worthy down to depths of 100 feet. You can even use SIRI on your 4S for texting and messaging without taking it out of the case.
If you carry all your most-used tools around in a tool belt you’ll look like the Construction Worker from the Village People. ’Stache or not, this isn’t something you want. Fiskars Shop Boss Snip combines a serrated blade, beer opener, wire stripper, and file for a tool that’ll do lots of tough household jobs without making you into a macho man.