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Posted on Aug 18 2017 - 8:19am by Russ
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Having just returned from a trip to the Rubicon Trail via UTV’s, I was reminded how important precious packing space is. We wanted to bring everything, including the kitchen sink, but had to make many sacrifices based on how much gear we could carry in our rigs. Long story short, this tiny MSR Trailshot Water Filter ($50) would have been handy. Heck, not a bad...

Posted on Aug 14 2017 - 8:55am by Russ
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Not something I would typically look at or write about, but after watching this video I am trying to find a reason to own this $999 tool. Basically the Arbortech AS170 is a reciprocating brick and mortar saw. It makes easy work of cutting concrete, bricks, mortar, etc… It is quick and doesn’t cause the over-cuts that happen with a traditional rotating saw blade. I have been walking around the yard looking for a wall to cut. Video of the Arbortech AS170 after the break.

You worked hard putting all of that food in your belly. Now the sink is full of dirty dishes and the last thing you want to do, besides clean the dishes, is burn off all of those coveted calories. Save your precious energy and break out the Black & Decker GrimeBuster Pro. The GrimeBuster Pro is powered by a rechargeable battery...

Posted on Jul 31 2017 - 8:56am by gchoe
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The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former for making small/medium sized objects. Think 3D scanner and 3D printer mixed together. You hook the FormBox to your household vacuum cleaner and can quickly form objects from existing items. Perfect for making plastic products or molds for other items. What is vacuum forming? Vacuum forming is a large industrial process traditionally found in factories. With...

Delta Faucet Company has come out with some water shaping technology for their newest kitchen faucets called ShieldSpray. They combine a precise jet of water to blast grime while containing the mess with a curtain of water. You have to see it to understand it (video...

If you have ever had to deal with a mouse or rat infestation you know how frustrating it can be. They are expert breeders and multiply quite quickly. With every problem comes a multitude of solutions, this one might be the most unique. The “Walk The Plank Mouse Trap” ($25) is similar to the way pirates executed traitors...

Considering my obsession with a good bug-out bag I try and think of everything I “could” need when SHTF. I recently ran in to these awesome compressed towels, or as I like to call them Compressed Coin Toilet Paper. In reality they are much more than just TP. You can get 200 pieces for just $23 and they come in convenient 50-pack bags which have individually wrapped packs of TP coins. This particular brand is called the

BBQ season is here. Time to step up your grilling game. Check out the ThermoWorks Smoke 2-channel Alarm Thermometer with wireless remote receiver. Perfect for precision and high temp cooking where you want to know exactly what is going on with your food and cooking space. I spent the last month getting to know the ThermoWorks Smoke, read on for the full review.

Every time I visit the beach I am always trying to hide my valuables while we are distracted or swimming. I always feel vulnerable leaving my wallet and cell phone hidden in my towel or shoes while in the water. This FlexSafe might be the answer. You simply lock it onto your lounge chair, umbrella, stroller, bike, etc… The...

If you live in a household that doesn’t allow shoes, like mine, you quickly realize some people don’t like taking their shoes off. I’m not going to get into the reasons you should/shouldn’t take your shoes off when coming in from the outside. To each their own. So for the shoeless amongst us… there are two options; take off the shoes, or put on a plastic shoe cover. Shoe covers are great but not the most fun to put on over shoes. Enter the Kwik...