If regular old, plebian, run-of-the-mill, humdrum, stock, boring, standard ice cubes are cramping the style of your classic craft cocktails, The Neat Ice system will make you thirsty. Instead of cube trays or fridge ice-maker chunks, this thing makes big clear blocks of ice you chop up & smash like a bartender from 1898. The kit includes an ice mold, chisel, mallet/muddler, and a canvas Lewis bag used for crushing.
With just 5 minutes of charge time, the Pronto battery stores enough juice to fully power up your iPhone. Available in 2 sizes, the portable Pronto 5 will recharge your iPhone 3 times while the Pronto 12 will recharge it 9 times. Keep the device plugged in to a wall socket an hour to get the full number of charges. A fully funded Kickstarter project.
Lunatik’s new Aquatik is the thinnest waterproof case available for iPhone 6. Fully submersible & also dustproof, it features sealed audio & charging ports and a Corning Gorilla Glass screen protecting lens. Available in black, white, orange, & um pink.
The Rumpl blanket is like a tech sleeping bag without the zipper. Made of ripstop nylon and treated with DWR water-repellent coating, it features lightweight synthetic fill, so it will definitely work outdoors as well as out-perform your regular indoor blankie.
The Solo Stove Campfire burns biomass like twigs, sticks, and leaves to cook your camp meals. Its unique airflow design makes it super efficient, burning less fuel and cooking hotter than similar stoves. At 9-inches tall & 7-inches in diameter & weighing just 2 pounds, it’s small enough to bring backpacking. A fully funded Kickstarter campaign.
Lighter and smaller than any other hammock on the market, the Hummingbird Hammock weighs just 5.2 ounces yet holds up to 300 lbs. It’s made from ripstop nylon parachute material and is suspended by its 1000 lb. Spectra end loops w/ super strong Soft Link Carabiners. Made in the USA.
This new Tire Pressure Monitoring System from FOBO uses Bluetooth 4.0 and individual tire sensors to actively monitor pressure and provide real time data to user’s smartphones via the free TPMS app. But just like the Check Engine and Oil light in the car’s dash, you have to act on the info you receive from this device for it to really help.
The reflective, heat-retaining Shelter from VSSL could be the one thing standing between you and hypothermia. Lost or injured, this little shelter could be a lifesaver. It comes stored in an 8-inch long by 2-inch diameter aluminum tube that is also an LED flashlight. Put it in the pack and leave it in there.
You’ll come up with all types of uses for these stackable stainless steel boxes from Snow Peak. At home or at camp, the split-bottom design allows you to carry 44-lbs. of cargo and then split them open & stack ’em up for easy access to what’s inside. The handles are made of bamboo and the stoppers for stacking are made of rubber.
Maybe you’ve made homebrew or homemade wine, or maybe you’ve made neither, holding out for this sake making kit. The kit includes everything you need to make 1-gallon batches of traditional Japanese sake except for 2 ingredients, the 1 lb. of white raisins and 2.5 lbs. of sugar needed for each brewing.