By Nick Caruso
on 6.6.13
Victorinox-Hunter-Pro-Folding-Knife-gear-patrol Victorinox Hunter Pro Folder
Ready for action, the Hunter Pro features a new folding and locking blade that’s easily opened with the flick of one thumb. It’s a tactical instrument; prepare yourself for a 4-inch piece of sharp, belt-mountable business. Whether you have earned the “hunter” title… that’s between you and the animals, Hawkeye. $80
fan-tv-gear-patrol Fan TV
Fan TV is a new set top box from the makers of the streaming media search app Fanhattan. It turns out the app was simply a diversion while they worked on Yves Behar-designed hardware for a singular product that delivers everything viewers crave — live TV, DVR and streaming — all with a cool-looking, minimalist remote. fan.tv ()
Saturdays-Surf-NYC-x-La-Colombe-Blend-No-1-gear-patrol Saturdays Surf NYC x La Colombe Blend No. 1
Two great companies, one great coffee. The medium roast whole beans no doubt taste as good as their bright packaging looks. Surf’s up, bottoms up. $14
Seavees-x-Teva-Universal-Sandal-gear-patrol Seavees x Teva Universal Sandal
Two Californian companies come together to make the ultimate rafting sandal — a fully adjustable, antimicrobial sport sandal with an expanded EVA footbed for better stability and increased comfort. The muted, relaxing colorways call to mind everything nautical. All that’s missing is the water. $82
Barricade-II-Home-Fire-Defense-System-Gel-gear-patrol Barricade II Fire Gel Home Fire Defense System
Whether you live in an area in danger of wildfire damage or not, it can be easily decided that a runaway blaze is both terrifying and ultimately destructive. This fire retardant gel, approved by the U.S. Forest Service, is sprayed on your house and the surrounding area with a simple garden hose to serve as a barrier between flame and your stuff. $326
Turnstone-Buoy-Stool-gear-patrol Turnstone Buoy Stool
The Buoy is a swiveling, rotating stool designed to provide an “active sitting” experience. Unlike normal, immobile furniture, the Turnstone allows you — forces you, really — to move a lot, whether you spin or rock. More movement means a healthier body, and the attractive color schemes will exercise your design aesthetic. Dramamine may be required for hip but easily nauseated users. myturnstone.com
cambridge-audio-minx-go-gear-patrol Cambridge Audio Minx Go
Sporting five speakers (two tweeters, two 2-inch woofers and a bass radiator) in its 4.8 x 9.3-inch form, the wireless Minx Go hits its marks the sound and size categories; 18 hours of battery li-ion battery life means about a long weekend’s worth of jams. That just leaves keeping it out of the rain and ensuring DJing falls into the right hands. $149