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For These Leather Heads, It All Started with a Watch Strap

Billykirk and the Fascinating Story Behind The Brand

Here at Gear Patrol, we usually bring you one carefully selected and reviewed product at a time. Today I’m changing it up and bringing a whole company to your attention. Billykirk is a unique company owned and run by two design minded brothers, Chris and Kirk Bray. All of their products are manufactured here in…

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Spend $12 to Kiss Cable Expenses Good Buy

Mini Display Port to HDMI

By Gear Patrol Reader Kirk Ward So you went and bought the 13-inch MacBook based on the glowing article posted a few months ago. Kudos to you; that’s a great start. The only problem is, well, (screen) size is everything and this guy is only 13-inches. That’s where the Mini Display Port to HDMI Adapter…

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Zane Oliver | New Gear Patrol Contributor

From Patrick Tuttle: Men, say hello to Zane Oliver. He’s a member of Gear Patrol’s latest rookie class of Contributors. Hailing from Texas, Zane approached us after being a loyal reader, then an active community member. Now, as a part of our team, we’re looking forward to what men in Texas have to say and…

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The Watch for Hard Times

Bernhardt Watch Company Corsair

…and by “hard times,” I don’t just mean economic ones. Men like wearing indestructible watches on their wrists, even if it’s just to grill steaks or boast at the water cooler. With a 316L stainless steel case sealed to 200m of water, solid screw-linked bracelet, scratch proof sapphire crystal and 25-jewel Swiss automatic movement (ETA…