Saturday, November 29, 2014



For those who drive their cars-Car and Driver branded vehicle sized gadgets make hitting the road-a bit more user friendly, organized, tidy - at budget prices.
Car and Driver portable vacuum-handy cleaner-upper $14.95

Car and Driver heated travel mug ($9.95) with heated power adapter, 
Military inspired outerwear and footwear- rugged handsome style-  not only for guys who never ever bother glancing in the mirror---but also for those who spend waaay to many minutes-primping. 

… by APLHA Industries-reinterpreted WWII Bomber Flight jackets by the original company producing the iconic uniforms.

hangtags /dog tags

A keeper for sure-the N-B3 55th Anniversary Parka $435-on back reflective tape, a screen print and drag handle-feature of military jackets used by soldiers to move a wounded soldier, D ring detail, reinforced elbows, contrast stitching, wool knit cuffs and waistband keeps cold to, 

100% Washed Flight nylon shell=water resistant, 100% polyester lining and a dense 100% needle-punched polyester interlining which makes the jacket warmer, 55th Anniversary Patch
MA 1 City Explorer Flight Jacket $175-100% water resistant flight nylon, 100% ploy lining-a genius collaboration with PALLADIUM BOOTS-=matchy match up with Pampa Hi-Zip MA 1 $75 and Baggy Zip MA 1 Zip boots pictured below
men's Baggy Zip MA-1 Zip-collab Alpha Industries and Palladium footwear-a French born company made the boots for their troops… using the same nylon the Alpha Industries jacket sport-with Emergency Landing Orange lining-$90
Mineral glass lenses- OTIS EYEWEAR sunglasses-in classic shapes-deliver optically correct, clear -color balanced views-with exceptional performance-NO SCRATCHING-highly durable, and lightweight…and 100%UVA/UVB Blocking.

MADE IN THE USA-beer and sunglasses-smart pairing and sure to sell out-
SHWOOD Sunglasses Camby- handmade in Portland using sustainably harvested wood & EXPERIMENT with NATURE Beer...

From PAT'S BACKCOUNTRY Beverages ---the several years in the making-(all those licenses)-portable BEER kit---authentic tasting two options 1919 Pale Rail 5.2% alc by volume-Black Hops 6.1% alc by volume (per pint) from a Colorado (really, where else)- based company.
other choices include all natural soda flavors-

THINK-portable lightweight carbonator- Soda Stream that takes up a lot less space-

for sale-Carbonator Starter Kits-w/ 5 soda concentrates+6 Activator Packets, Portable Bottle-BPA Free-20oz, Activator packets-sold in pack of 12-need one/drink
PAT'S BACKCOUNTRY Beverages-activator packet

IMO-better way to drink a cold one-YETI  20oz RAMBLER $29.99-kitchen grade 18/8 stainless steel and double wall vacuum insulation-clear lid so you can tell when you might need a refill.
Made in the USA-the Buck Knives Avid and Pro level lines and Custom options-include loads of options  for outdoors, everyday and collectors (Legacy)---made from top of the line materials, patented tech features-and blessed with a FOREVER WARRANTY.

Rosewood, Macassar Ebony, Heritage Walnut Drymondwood® handles -durable and with rich finish

FROM ZIPPO- the FOUR IN ONE WOODSMAN™ converts to an axe hatchet with 5"blade, a 15" bow saw-for cutting --- a mallet and stake puller-for chopping, sawing, pounding and pulling. Nifty ---widely available online…ultimate tool for outdoors or survival needs.

Hatchet sheath is a handle-blade easily stows away---FOUR IN ONE WOODSMAN™
Power  to go merges with multi-tool -by Goal Zero-Switch 10®-pack less…take more.

Goal Zero Switch 10 Multi- tool…3000 mAh Recharger with USB output replaceable lightweight high density battery w/ LED indicator, lightweight fan tool-breeze on the go, 100 LumenFlashlight tool, device specific MicroUSB charging cable, Flip-out USB charging tip, SolarReady™-with Nomad 7 Solar Panel (not pictured…$119.95-total weight 4oz