Former World Cup soccer player and industrial designer Jay DeMerit is the artist behind Rockit Logs. They’re audiophile wireless speakers mounted in recovered & reclaimed acoustic-quality softwoods sourced from logging industry waste. Each speaker is unique and you can even order one designed & signed by sports stars like Steve Nash & Eddie Lack. With the funds raised by this Kickstarter campaign, DeMerit will donate product profits to his Rise & Shine Foundation, promoting sports and youth empowerment.
The Baton Q4 from knife-maker & tactical hardgoods purveyor SOG is a slim, highly functional multi-tool designed for easy portability & EDC. With a closed length of 5.8”, it is made of Anodized aluminum and features blades/tools made of 5CR15MOV steel. It’s got 10 tools: straight blade, nut/bolt gripper, bottle & can opener, file, hex bit driver, 2 flat screwdrivers, pliers & wire cutters.
Here’s an easy way to quickly deal with messes on the job site or garage: Milwaukee’s compact M18 cordless vacuum. It sucks at an impressive 40 CFM and holds 36 ounces of crud. It also offers several attachments: a flexible hose, 2 extension wands, a crevice tool, and an accessory that turns it into a push-style vacuum. 30-minute run-time on a full charge.
The heavy-duty Ellipse bike lock connects with your smartphone to give you keyless lock/unlock, theft detection, crash alerts and more. 17mm thick steel & 2 locking mechanisms provide security. It self-charges with an integrated solar panel.
Like a mini-kayak for your cold drinks, the insulated CreekKooler floats behind you down the river. It’s a towable, pullable cooler that will keep drinks and food cold all weekend. Its watertight screw-on lid also makes it functional for dry storage. Measures 12 x 21 x 39.5 inches.
Made in America and constructed of hearty mid-weight 14 oz. wool melton, this shirt-jacket remains warm even when wet. It has double reinforced elbows and is loaded with pockets for ample storage—4 zip pockets and 2 chest hand-warmer pockets & 2 upper arm pockets. It buttons up featuring slotted parasmock style buttons.
Designed for “bulk hydration and multiple servings” YETI’s stainless steel insulated Rambler Jugs will be available in half and 1 gallon sizes. They feature magnetic screw-on caps engineered to stay sealed & with an inch of insulation to keep your beverage hot or cold for literally days. Available in April.
Constructed of durable waxed duck canvas, the American-made Blake pack from Savage is trimmed in heavy full grain leather and features copper rivets—all classic elements that give this rucksack its timeless and rugged good looks and guaranteed durability.
Make this the year you finally cut the cord. And start with the AirWave from Mohu. It gives you simple and complete wireless access to live TV and streaming content, all in one place and with no monthly fees. It’s the first-of-its-kind wireless over-the-air (OTA) and over-the-top (OTT) device that integrates live, local broadcast TV with free streaming channels across popular streaming devices, including Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Android, iOS, and more. Launching late Spring 2017.
Trying to wedge a standard sleeping pad into your hammock is far from ideal. But the Hammock V sleeping pad is. It’s purpose-built, with coated non-slip zones so it stays put, a V-Chamber design that limits air movement, and a shape wraps around your body to keep the cold from creeping in from below. Weighs just 27 ounces & inflates with 15-20 breaths.