Because knife is life, we’re always on the lookout for fresh hardware. SoCal-based bladesmith Bryce Alexander has created two new pocketknife designs: The Strand and The West and they both look proper. Made of precision-machined grade 5 Titanium with D2 hardened steel blades, the Strand features a locking 2.8-inch blade & The West features a slip joint (non-locking) 2.5-inch blade.
The Rambler Kit from Big Red Beard combs keeps everything handy for on-the-go beard maintenance. Made of solid Sapele wood with brass hardware the kit features a No. 9 comb and storage for travel size beard oil & beard balm. Big Red offers custom engraving on the kit for free.
Using upcycled materials from de-commissioned airline seats Plane creates luxury luggage and accessories with a unique backstory. They offer travel bags, rucksacks, laptop & phone cases and each piece is stamped to indicate the number of miles it traveled before reaching you. A funded Kickstarter.
Talk about NES-stalgia! Nintendo just announced the release of a new system called the NES Classic Edition. It looks like the old school original but is much smaller and comes with 30 built-in games instead of cartridges. Donkey Kong, Galaga, Zelda—all the classics. The new controller is designed to work exactly like the old rectangular one & also works with Wii systems. Connects to your TV with an HDMI cable. Available in November.
A proper Moscow Mule is always served in copper. Here’s why: the drink was developed in 1941 by Sophie Berezinski, a Russian immigrant whose father owned a copper factory. She mixed a mean drink & she had dad’s product to sell. The rest is history. 75 years later & the Moscow Copper Co. is still making those high quality copper mugs.
This American made multi-cart quickly transforms into 8 different configurations to efficiently transport all kinds of cargo up to 350 pounds. Works as a hand truck, luggage cart, high stacker, etc. The cart is expandable from 26-39 inches & features 6-inch no-flat tires. The frame is powder-coated steel.
In celebration of the upcoming Olympic Summer Games in Rio, Victorinox has created a limited edition, 24-karat gold plated version of their iconic Climber Pocket Knife. There’s a matching neck strap for added bling plus the 14 functions that have made the Climber one of the most popular Swiss Army knives of all time.
Turn any old 5-gallon bucket into a portable party with this cooler bag from Dakine. Fill the insulated bucket liner with ice & add 8 extra cans on the insulated outer coozies. There’s also a wine bottle holster and a built in bottle opener.
The doublewide Sequoia XL hammock is wider and longer than most and includes two 6-foot tree straps & aluminum carabiners for quick set-up. 10 anchor points allow you control height & slack while giving you maximum space in the hammock. The whole system stuffs neatly into an attached compression sack for easy portability.
With the Bagel smart tape measure you have three modes to choose from, making it easier to measure just about anything. String Mode for measuring curved objects, Wheel Mode for length & distances up to 33 feet using just 1 hand, & a remote, laser mode for hard to reach spots. All measurements can be sent to your phone where you can keep track & organize it in an app.