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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra | DVD Prize Pack Winner!

We always enjoy a chance to share the wealth of Gear Patrol goodies, which means that we are enjoying this moment quite thoroughly. We’re ready to call out our latest giveaway winner (if only we had Rod Roddy to do the honors), Glen P. Your diligence in commenting has been rewarded by the gods of…

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Jet Boil Flash | Winner!

Gents (and the occasional lady-friend), we love sharing great gear with you. That’s why it’s our distinct pleasure to name Nate T. as the winner of our Jet Boil Flash giveaway. Hopefully, he’ll reward our generosity by returning to regale us with a harrowing travelogue in which he uses the personal camping stove to ward…

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Because Knowing (How to Win) is Half the Battle

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra | DVD Prize Pack Giveaway

It’s been a good year for cartoons-from-the-80s-turned-movies. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is the latest in the nostalgic lineup to make the move from cell-shading, to live action on the silver screen, to your home theater. The DVD and Blu-ray release next Tuesday, November 3rd. As usual, we relish the opportunity to not only…

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A Watched Pot Does Boil

Jetboil Flash | Win This!

At Gear Patrol, we look for excuses to be outdoors. Any weekend we can steal away from the comforts of home are welcomed and testing gear is always a bonus. On our weekend adventures, hot water is an absolute necessity. With a splash of hot water, coffee and food can be conceived in no time….

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One Less Excuse for Your Game

Leupold GX-II Golf Rangefinder

If you’re looking to squeeze every last stroke out of your golf game, being dead certain of the distance (and thus the right club and swing) for each shot is crucial. Unless you’re ready to pony up for a personal caddie, adding a rangefinder to your bag is likely your best option. Having fast and…

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen | DVD Prize Pack – Winner!

As promised, it’s time to announce the winner of our latest GP Giveaway. This time, we’re offering up a Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Prize Pack, courtesy of our friends at Paramount Home Entertainment. The lucky winner this time is Randy B. of Lebanon, TN (home to Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, no less). Well…

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Our Latest Gift To You Contains More Than Meets The Eye

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen | DVD Prize Pack Giveaway

Explosions, alien robots, a hot chick, more explosions: those are plenty of reasons to add a flick to your personal DVD or Blu-ray collection. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has them all and makes for a great Friday night adrenaline-fest, as well as for booting up anytime you need to bask in the glory of…

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Giving Some Gear To Kids Who Deserve It Most

Children’s Miracle Network Gameroom Giveaway by Xbox 360

Children’s Miracle Network and Microsoft have teamed to provide three pediatric hospitals with an what their calling the Ultimate Gameroom. Apparently they got wind our Gear Patrol’s very own Nerf Charity Giveaway and decided to one-up us in a major way. Specific details for just what this Ultimate Gameroom consists of are scarce, but you…

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Everybody Loves a Winner!

HISTORY Triple Play DVD Giveaway – Winner!

Thanks to all who entered our latest GP Giveaway via the comments and on Twitter. We’ve selected a winner, and the lucky gent is none other than Aaron K. Keep your eyes peeled for our next offer of free stuff. We like to give out the swag just as much as you like to receive…

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Our Gift of Knowledge to You

HISTORY Triple Play DVD Giveaway

If there are two things that the editors Gear Patrol never tire of, they are (1) watching the outstanding edutainment programming offered by HISTORY and (2) giving stuff away. That said, we’re combining those two great passions into one stupendous giveaway. One lucky reader is going to walk away from this posting with an eyeful…

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A Winner Is You!

J.Fold Wallet Giveaway – Winners!

Well gents, our latest Gear Patrol Giveaway is in the books. We are pleased to offer up J.Fold wallets to our winners, Aron L. (@AronL, to the Tweeptastic among you) and Nate E. As always, we love telling you about the latest and greatest in excellent gear. We love to give it to you even…

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The Original Sportswallet

J.Fold Wallets | Giveaway

We’re giving away J.Fold Sportswallets to two lucky readers. Step inside for our take on these essential accessories and to see how you can win.

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NERF Charity Giveaway – Winner!

Thanks to all of you who spoke up in favor of your favorite children’s charity in our recent NERF Charity Giveaway. Many great causes were nominated, all well-deserving of your support. One, however, stood out to us, both in the excellence of their mission and in the sheer volume of support they received. For this,…

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The Thrill of Victory!

Top Gear Season 10 Giveaway – Winners!

Well, lads, we certainly appreciate all of you who chimed in with agreement for or addition to our list of great Top Gear moments. We have it on good authority that the Stig was equally impressed with your encyclopedic knowledge of his most excellent show. Now, in reward for your diligent attention and gear-headedness, we…

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Memorial Day Weekend Make Gear Patrol Hungry!

Bobby Flay’s Grilling Giveaway | Sponsored by Food2

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us, and thus, the summer grilling season is officially underway. Of course, being the man that you are, you have the right, nay… obligation to grill year-round, but summer is the big show. In honor of the season, Gear Patrol and our friends at Food2 want to set you up…

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60 prizes and $9,950 Worth of Golf Gear

Gear Patrol To Judge Insane Golf Blog Contest!

When it comes to pure golf gear heads, MyGolfSpy.com is the place to be. So, when the spies came a knocking… wanting us to judge their insanely huge contest, we were more than up to the challenge. You have to see some of these prizes; this giveaway is crazy. They have over 60 prizes and…

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And The Winners Are...

John Allan’s Chicago Launch Party Invitation Raffle (Winners!)

We announce the lucky few chosen to rub elbows with us (and some other VIPs) at the upcoming John Allan’s Chicago Launch Party. Cheers!

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All We Know Is They Call Him The Stig...

Top 10 Top Gear Moments Of All Time (Win The DVD Set!)

Gents, we’re outspoken fans of Top Gear here at Gear Patrol. Perhaps it’s the unrelenting wit, humor, and sarcasm of Top Gear’s dynamic trio: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, and their infamous fourth: The Stig. Perhaps its the barrage of outrageous challenges and races across the world. Perhaps it’s the idea that someone, somewhere,…

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Happy Trails, William J.

What’s Your Favorite Road Trip Destination? (Winner!)

We revisit our most recent QOTW and hand out $50 in British Petroleum to one lucky reader.

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Mountain Khakis Teton Twill (Winner!)

A couple of weeks ago, Gear Patrol contributor Jon Gaffney tested a pair of Mountain Khaki Teton Twill and as with all the curated gear we endorse here on Gear Patrol, they were to his satisfaction. During his review, Jon also worked with Mountain Khaki’s to offer Gear Patrol readers a chance to win a…

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Share Your Suggestions For A Chance At A $50 Gas Card From BP!

Question: What’s Your Favorite Road Trip Destination?

Gas prices are halfway reasonable (for the time being). Airplanes are overbooked and probably going to start charging for oxygen. And well, the weather’s warming up and its time to drive further than the damn office. One of the greatest rights of an American man is the road trip, and we want to know what…

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From the Bar to El Capitain & Back Again

Mountain Khakis Teton Twill (Win A Pair!)

The rigors of an outdoor life can wreck a pair of jeans or regular khakis pretty darn fast. With the price of denim climbing steadily, this makes for a pretty unsavory situation. Mountain Khakis sprang up to solve this problem. Made of heavy duty duck canvas and some diesel twills, their pants are made to…

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Quantum of Solace Giveaway (Winner!)

We’ve got a winner for last week’s Quantum of Solace Blu-Ray Giveaway. Congratulations Geoff B. of Oklahoma! Here’s what he had to say: Both of mine, oddly, are Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale — Ursula Andress in 1967 and Eva Green in 2006. I’m sure many will say Halle Berry, but after her disappointing topless…

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LG Vu from AT&T – We have a winnner!

After conducting extensive scientific research, we’ve come to an important conclusion. Not a one of you told us that you don’t like it when Gear Patrol gives away free stuff. Thus, we’ve teamed up with AT&T to offer you the LG Vu ($349), an outstanding phone-u-tainment gadget. So, here’s the deal; normally, Gear Patrol giveaways…

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Daniel Craig Is Angry. Very Angry.

Quantum of Solace (Win This!)

Casino Royale was a hard movie to beat: free running, gambling, and Eva Green. Quantum of Solace, (even with Olga Kurylenko as a Bond girl) managed to be entertaining, if not somewhat convoluted, but it’s still definitely a fine addition to any man’s high definition home theater collection. The 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio encoding included…

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We have a winner! Actually, three of them.

Triple Play DVD Winner(s)!

Well men, another Gear Patrol Giveaway is in the books. Many thanks to our friends at HISTORY and A&E for providing the loot, and kudos to all who participated. The largest congratulations go to our three winners, of course. For their diligent efforts, Frank P. of North Hollywood, Jake O. in Denver, and Jeff S….

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Win One of Three DVD Collections

DVD Triple Play Giveaway

When the folks at HISTORY and A&E asked us to share with you some of their latest DVD releases, we were keen to oblige. In true Gear Patrol fashion, we figured that our readers would be best served if we took their request literally. It is in that spirit that we bring you just the…

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Vittorio J Skull & Crossbones Tie (Win A Tie!)

Thanks for everyone! This contest has ended. We will announce a winner later this afternoon. Check back for the winner. There are a few tie patterns that will always be classic: varsity stripe, warren check, or skull & crossbones. Yes, skull & crossbones (we’re sure the team at Plunder Guide would approve). Recently, I read…

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Winner: Gear Patrol KEEN Footwear Giveaway

We’ve selected a winner for the Gear Patrol KEEN Footwear Giveaway! Congrats Troy Hopper, you should be hearing from us at this very moment about getting your gift card for the Summit County boots you selected. Here’s what Troy had to say: The Summit County boot would be perfect for my family’s yearly boot hockey…

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Gear Patrol Giveaway – KEEN Footwear

Gear Up With A KEEN Giveaway Reading Gear Patrol must be difficult. It must be difficult to sit there reading about all these great products wishing you could just click on that link to order it without having to enter in your payment information. Trust us, we feel the same way. It just happens to…