The Gear Journal

Red Wing Chelsea

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If I had an extra $230 sitting around and a need for a slip on work boot, I know what I’d do…

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Air Jordan XXXIV

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The new Jordan… is… weird? I dunno, doesn’t seem like a step forward from the 33.

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The Sunset Scout Shirt

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The Howler Brothers are known for over-the-top quality at a decent price. I’ve got one of their shirts and the reputation is earned. Right now, you can get a pretty damned good deal on their Sunset Scout.

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The Redwing 1178

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This is the best work boot ever made. That statement comes from years of experience… I bought my first pair at 16, resoled them three times and didn’t buy my next pair until almost 20 years later.

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A Proper Aloha Shirt

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Best Made released these Aloha shirts to start the summer at $250. Far too rich for my blood. But now, they are on sale for $150. So tempting…

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1620 Shop Pant

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The best shop pant in the world. Made in the USA. And almost $200… But worth every penny to the right guy.

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Casual Utility Shirt

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Wife got me one… and it ain’t bad. In fact, it’s made really well and stands up in a shop environment.

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DSPTCH V-Buckle Belt

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DSPTCH sent over one of these belts for me to play with. I’ve used it for a solid week now and I like it quite a bit. Essentially, it has all of the functionality and burliness of a “tactical” belt without making you look like Rambo or some shit like that.

Pros:
1. Made like a brick shit house.
2. Light.
3. Subtle aesthetics
4. Set and forget length with a buckle that works gloriously
5. You can add all sorts of modular options.

Cons:
1. I honestly can’t think of one… Hell, it’s even priced well.

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