The Gear Journal

Devium Dash

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If this works as well as it could… Well then, it’s absolutely brilliant. I use my iPhone/iPod in the car all the time and the dual interface mess it creates often sucks. And even if you do have a car with Sync or something of the like, the car’s interface can never quite live up to that of the iPhone. This little idea kicks the middle man in the ass.

Check it out.

Filson… Again…

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I can’t help it. I love Filson… American Made and what not… This guy took a vintage “original briefcase” and made a camera bag out of it. Brilliant.

If you are in the market for a camera bag, hold your horses. We’ve got lots of camera bag reviews in the works.

Always Double Tap

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Check this out… A .45 ACP super compact made out of titanium. Get yours here.

TrekPak

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This is pretty brilliant… You know those velcro camera bag inserts that drive you friggin’ crazy? These folks having been thinking about that issue a lot and came up with what looks like a pretty damned ingenious alternative.

Check it out here.

id America Spark Headphones

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My everyday in-ear headphones are made by Shure and cost me almost $300 a couple of years ago. They are magnificent instruments with sound quality second to no headphone I’ve ever owned. Hell, I might even go as far as to say that they are worth every penny I spent on them.

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The Y-Fork

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Yes. Please. I’ll take four or five… I don’t care if they are $100!

The Stolen Leica M3

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A couple of years ago, I ran across an eBay auction for a Leica M3 and a whole host of lenses. It was a package that was worth well over $4,000, but featured a “BUY IT NOW” price of only $100. I’ve fallen for the whole “It’s too good to be true” thing before, but figured there was no harm in sending an email and inquiring. Hours later, I found myself on the phone with an elderly woman in San Francisco.

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The Knife Belt

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Freeman’s Sporting Club carries nothing but gear made within a 10 mile radius of their New York HQ. They’ve got some good shit… My favorite? The knife belt. Check it out.

They should send me a sample for review just for the free advertising I’m giving them as lord knows, there is no way I can afford one.