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The Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC is a Portable Powerhouse

The Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC isn’t just another power bank. It’s basically the size of thin hardcover book, and is packed with more charging options and tech than you can imagine. At two pounds it can slip into your…

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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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How to Pack a Cooler

Use these cooler packing tips to maximize ice retention and keep your food and drink cold.…

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The Five Emergency Adhesives Everyone Needs

We've compiled a list of the five most essential, flexible, and durable adhesives to have in your workshop so you can (hopefully) save your project from complete failure.…

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Tame Your Tall Hedges with a Cordless Pole Saw

You never think you need a pole saw until you really need one. We’ve been using a pole pruner for years, but our new home has beautiful 15-foot hedges that are totally overgrown and require the power of a…

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The All-New John Deere Gator is Ready to Work

We spent a month with the all-new 2021 John Deere XUV865M Gator out at Sandy Valley Ranch, to find out if the new Gator was up to the 14-hour days and rigor of jobs that are required. …

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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!…

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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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Get Organized with Field Notes

Field Notes leads the way in creating gorgeous memo books that have been everyday carry gear for thousands of people.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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The New Chevy Blazer

The Chevy Blazer is a crossover we actually like. It's bold styling and attitude make it an appealing alternative to the bland crossover landscape.…

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Pelican Wheeled Cooler

The new 45QW Pelican wheeled cooler is a must-have for the urban/suburban adventurer.…

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The Best Overlanding Shovel

The Delta overlanding shovel is strong, lightweight, and easy to store, making it an ideal companion for any adventure.…

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Tough Mudder Obstacles Keep Getting Bigger and Badder

Tough Mudder has become synonymous with bad-ass obstacle courses. You know, the ones where you see people clamoring over giant wood structures or diving under wire into mud pits. It's like being a kid again. Fun right!…

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KEEN Footwear Factory Tour

Keen ultra functional work boots and shoes have been purpose built to meet the specific needs of hardworking tradespeople and DIYers alike.…

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Painting the Dahl House

We chose Benjamin Moore for our interior and exterior paint and couldn't be more happy with the results.…

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Build a DIY Workbench for $50

This DIY workbench kit is an affordable way to build a custom work station to is easy to configure, update, and repair if needed.…