The Gear Journal

Herschel Little America

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I don’t know a thing about this brand, but I sure do like their style. The “Little America” backpack pictured above is just one of their classically inspired products.

Check them all out here.

Carabiner Key

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Looks like the are finally taking orders on the “keybrid.” It’s an interesting concept… And I think the idea works well for a supplemental key on your chain. In any case, you can get yours here.

Polaroid SX-70

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Check this shit out… Photojojo got their hands on a bunch of Polaroid SX-70 cameras, restored them, repackaged them beautifully, and are now offering them up for sale for $290.

Get yours here.

Anso Titanium Carabiner

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Jens Anso is a knifemaker in Denmark with a sense for simplicity. His knives are clean and graceful. I like that… So, I was pretty excited when he decided to send us one of his new titanium carabiners to review. Each is CNC milled in Anso’s shop from .210″ thick titan 6Al4V. They measure to be about 3″ by 1.5″ and weight in at about 1.2 oz. The spring is stainless steel…

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The Hager Commando

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Last week, I mentioned that I often dream about owning a Rolex MilSub. It is, however, ultimately a dream as financially an original MilSub is completely out of my financial reach. Even so, there are options out there. A number of companies make watches based off of the MilSub design and you can pick one up from anywhere between $50 and $1500.

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Poketo!

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As a one-man operation, I’m a “to do list” freak… I’ve got them everywhere from my iPhone to my chalk board. This one, my friends, is brilliant.

Check it.

Bag Load Out…

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How about a found bag load out? I don’t know this guy and have no idea what he does for a living, but I like his style – especially the bag and the X100. Details:

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The Pipe Dream

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So someone asked me the other day what my dream watch was. Practically speaking, I own it… The Sinn 856. However, if you throw practicality out the window and assume intrinsic value is meaningless, I would have to go with the Rolex Submariner. But not just any Submariner – The Military Submariner. It’s not a practical choice simply because Rolex MilSubs go for around $50,000 these days, but what tugs at the soul more than a mil-spec vintage piece?

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