Ultra-Ever Dry is a waterproof coating that repels almost any liquid as well as dirt, dust, and most forms of muck, oil, scunge, mud, & the like. It also prevents ice build up by repeling the water before it can freeze. Use it to protect and extend the life of tools, equipment, hardware, lumber—pretty much anything you want to keep dry. Peek at the video – it’s insane.
If you’re in possession of the metal & polycarbonate Döttling Guardian, someone could literally attempt to smash your family jewels with a sledgehammer and nothing would happen. Drills & saws are also no match for this unique security device. It’s not a titanium athletic cup but nice guess. It’s actually a safe for transporting your valuables,like jewels, & important documents plus, the indestructible 14.5 inch long tube carries up to 6 watches and is GPS enabled.
Even if you’re unsure about whether to classify your “urban carrying needs” as “extreme” or just kind of normal, these two stealth black packs from Modern Industry are worth a closer look. They’re constructed with tough 10-ounce waxed duck canvas and Horween leather & lined with organic cotton. The Conduit is a sling-style pack & the Magnitude is larger, featuring a removable padded laptop sleeve.
iPhone accessories are so last week. And probably next week, too, so this week here’s one for Google’s Android-powered iPhone alternative, the Nexus 4. It’s a wireless QI charger that holds your device in comfortable viewing position while recharging to full power in 4 hours.
Snakes, skunks, and fire ants are just three reasons why pitching your tent in a tree might be a better idea. The Cocoon Tree tent is a lightweight aluminum-frame sphere covered by weatherproof tarpaulin designed for suspending up in the trees of a forest canopy where the wildlife viewing is much better.
Daytrader is a new Monopoly-style board game based around stock market investments. The difference between this game & the real thing is that turmoil in Europe won’t put you in the poorhouse, which is cool. You’ll also learn how the stock market works, which couldn’t hurt.
On the unending quest to find the best duffle bag ever made, there is certainly no shortage of choices. Here’s a fresh entry in the waxed cotton canvas and leather variety from a North Carolina-based purveyor of supplies for the “rugged gentleman” called Buffalo Jackson Trading Co.
Do you have a wearable monitor yet? Under Armour’s chest-strap mounted Armour39 Performance Monitor tracks the intensity of your workouts & then crunches the numbers and delivers analysis via Bluetooth to your smartphone app. Other popular monitors like Nike’s FitBand & the Fitbit only track your “activity.” & what does that tell you? Anyone else picturing this thing strapped to Ivan Drago?
A lightweight, portable campstove that burns wood instead of fossil fuel. That’s cool. It’s also an off-grid USB charging station. Even better. And now the BioLite campstove gets one more genius point for this new attachment that turns it into a packable backcountry barbecue grill. Cue the meat.
This is a great example of how SLR & video camera bags are getting more functional and versatile. The weather-resistant Perspektiv pack will carry a full DSLR or video kit to the summit or when you just need a pack for the hike, pull out the padded SafeZone pod and stuff it with other stuff.