Wednesday, October 26, 2016

HI-LOW TECH-Gear/ Accessories/Watches -Outdoor Gear Part 3

SlideBelts, Casio Watches, Opinel, Lander

Surviving any outdoor survivor jaunt-anywhere on planet earth with ease-and make great gifts for the aesthete too--being well designed...and tough.
SlideBelts-rachet belt design-is slide adjustable- up to 48" waist...pictured-the rugged Survival Belt $180
On left-ferrocirium fire started rod..right-serious integrated folding knife (heat treated AUS-8 stainless steel) can be opened with one hand
packaging gives the 411

SlideBelts..."Adventure More, Carry Less"-handsomely packaged the Survivor Belt-is faux leather -actually made of internal webbing core coated in durable TPU alloy-have buckles that resemble car buckles-of highly durable glass filed nylon...and similarly are potentially life saving-as they are nifty compartments for LED flashlight/firestarter/knife/bottle opener. Note-Survival Belt won't survive TSA scrutiny. Pictured in classic brown...

CASIO from the past is def. 21st century with a slew of watches that provide info for divers, outdoors types, and multi-sports enthusiasts. We like the powered by light-Tough Solar watches-that have a solar panel with a large capacity rechargeable battery -never worry about a battery drain. 

Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 pairs up with Android...provides all the info needed for trekking (altimeter/barometer/compass)...cycling(travel speed/distance/time)...and fishing(calculates time frame when fish are active). A true multi-tasked...50 meter water resistant, military standard compliant, handy dual layer display structure $500 comes w/ AC adapter and special charging cable.

Decades old French brand Opinel (born 1809) are classic knifes that are beauties-anointed by Victoria+Alpert Museum (London) as one of the best designed objects of the world. Carbon or stainless steel blades-with premium wood handles (several types including raw woods)...are its specialty. Pictured-For the fly fishing enthusiasts...flys, knives and yes a decal..."Fly Fishing Is Hard..."

this gift set features 10 knifes ($139)...and can be personalized
Opinel Outdoor Survival Knife No 12-heritage and rugged combined-handle is tough fiberglass reinforced polyamide-w/ soft elastomer grip for secure old, sturdy hook blade, survival whistle, a frustrated...and opening for a strap (ez carry). $49

Who would of thought that USB cables can be so Giorgio Armani-esque designed...yet outdoor rugged ready too.  Lander which means a spacecraft that lands on a planet or celestial body (there's a slang definition too)...
Neve USB-C Neve cable $24.99 (Android/Windows)  and new Neve Lightening Cable $29.99 (Apple)-w/ signature Illumiweave™ reflective technology-reflective, Everpull™ rugged connectors designed to last, and centered logo-Coregrip™ for easy cable wrapping-