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Timothy Dahl

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The Best Tactical Backpack for Every Mission

Tactical backpacks are growing in popularity due to their rugged construction and unmatched utility. These military-inspired backpacks have more than just a few extra pockets.…

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A Million Mile Nissan Frontier

The venerable Nissan Frontier has a cult following that will be burgeoned by the recent news of a 2007 million mile truck. …

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The Ford Bronco is Back

The new 2021 Ford Bronco hearkens back to the early years, with a thoroughly modern and capable vehicle that actually lives up to the hype.…

Hints for Painting Clean Up With a Septic System

It’s a joy to live in the country, isn’t it? Um, except when you’ve just completed a painting project and it’s time for clean up. Because the delicate balance of biological elements in your septic tank can be severely…

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2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD pro

The TRD Pro badge is one of the most sought after special editions available from any auto manufacturer, and it is now available for the 2020 Toyota Sequoia.…

Take the Garmin Instinct GPS Watch Everywhere

The new Garmin Instinct is a new breed of smartwatch. It's a durable GPS watch with a built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation systems (GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo) support and wrist-based heart rate. …

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QuikLid Bucket Scoop

The new Quiklid bucket scoop is on it's way to becoming a ubiquitous add-on for anyone who owns a 5-gallon bucket. It's that useful!…

Greenworks 300 Watt Power Inverter

Keeping your electronic devices powered up is a modern-day necessity. The Greenworks 300 watt battery-operated power inverter is an unlikely solution, but one that makes a ton of sense.…

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Get a Custom Gerber Knife

We've got the perfect gift for the outdoorsman, hunter, or camper in your life--a custom Gerber knife. …

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Jeep Gladiator Roof Rack from Front Runner

The most anticipated off-road vehicle in recent years is the Jeep Gladiator, and with the Front Runner Slimline II roof rack, it finally has a rack deserving of its rugged pedigree. …

STAFDA Trade Show

This years STAFDA show highlighted a ton of new tools from the biggest names.…

The Hot Wheels Legends Tour

The Hot Wheels Legends Tour has returned! This year Hot Wheels hosted a virtual stop for the annual Hot Wheels Legends Tour to continue the search for the next fan-made Hot Wheels toy car.…

Celebrate Earth Day By Going with Greenworks

By celebrating Earth Day I stand in support of environmental protection. This can come in many ways. Protecting our oceans, air, and land, for future generations is the biggest legacy we will leave our children. …

The Leatherman Signal Just Got More Colorful

The popular Leatherman Signal multitool, launched in 2015, has been refreshed with three distinct colors allowing multipurpose users the ability to carry a tool that expresses their own personality through color and style.…

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How to Build a Raised Planter Box

We built a raised planter box to introduce our son to the responsibilities of tending a garden and enjoying the fruits of his labor.…

How to Clean Your Tools

Tools can harbor all types of germs, bacteria, and viruses, which is why it's important to regularly clean them using mild soap and a damp cloth.…

Roof Top Tent Reviews

The best roof top tent is out there, waiting for you to grab it and take it on an adventure of a lifetime. …

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The Best Wood Pellet Smokers

Wood pellet smokers have taken over the BBQ world. Low and slow cooking is now almost foolproof with these smokers.…

Now is the Time for a Bidet

Once you've felt the joy of a heated seat, warm water, and night glow, no other toilet will suffice. Bidets are the way to go.…

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Build a Garage Workshop on a Budget

Being on a budget shouldn't persuade you from building your dream garage workshop. You can still put together an awesome garage workshop, with gently used tools and storage equipment.…

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Los Angeles to Lake Tahoe Family Road Trip

Every year we make a Los Angeles to Lake Tahoe road trip. We avoid I-5 and take the scenic route on US Route 395 which runs along the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Owens Valley is a…

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The Next Generation of Work Pants Have Arrived

These three new work pants from Helly Hansen, Tactical 5.11, and Truwerk are the best of the bunch. They’re lightweight, durable, and stylish—the perfect work pants for the jobsite and today’s modern maker.…

How To Choose Tie Down Straps

Tie down options like bungee cords, ratchet straps, nets, and good old fashion rope, have worked for years, but the single most versatile option that you can use time and time again is a quality set of tie downs. …

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How to Build a Simple Firewood Rack

Here's how we cut down an old tree in our backyard and used it for firewood. We built a simple firewood rack to keep all of the freshly cut wood secure and accessible.…

Slim GFCI Outlets from Leviton

In an effort to save space in an electrical box and therefore make it easier for a do-it-yourselfer to navigate, the Slim Series SmartlockPro GFCI outlet from Leviton has reduced the depth of the GFCI outlet by roughly 25%…

How To Change Oscillating Multi-tool Attachments

The joy of oscillating multi-tools is that you’ve got about 20 tools in 1. Various attachments that allow you to cut, scrape, sand, grout and grind can be used on most oscillating tools. Changing out the attachments isn’t very…

The New GMC CarbonPro Bed Can Handle Your Toughest Cargo

  Is your truck bed hurricane proof? Well GMC decided that the best way to demonstrate the toughness of their new GMC CarbonPro Bed was to hurl objects hurled against it at hurricane speeds. They debuted this commercial during…

Bose Portable Home Speaker

Battery-Powered Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, Built-in Voice Control, AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect, all from the Bose Portable Home Speaker.…