The Gear Journal

Pump Action Sling Shot

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So you need to shoot some shit, but don’t want to bother your neighbors with the sound of a rim-fire .22 pistol or the like? No sweat… Just buddy up with this crazy bastard and maybe he will let you borrow his pump action sling shot.



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So remember that conversation we had on iPod watches? We knew it was gonna take off… and it did. So much so, in fact, that Apple actually designed new “watch faces” for their latest generation iPod Nano. And Hex? That are still at it – creating watch bands for the Nano. Hell, this metal bracelet ain’t half bad.

Still, I think I’ll stick to my autos…

5.11 Tactical – Vest & Cargo Pants

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When 5.11 Tactical approached me about doing a review of some of their products, I was pretty fired up. I’ve always loved their bags and packs and couldn’t wait to get my hands on their offerings. So, I was pretty let down when I learned I was actually going to be reviewing their “Taclite Pro Vest” and their “Taclite Pro Pant.”

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Best Made

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I love Best Made. They have such an eye for style and design… And they do it with such functional stuff. But did you know they made more than just axes?

Check it out.

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.