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You’re Invited: Join Gear Patrol + Aether for Drinks, Gear and Conversation

Live in the LA area? Free next Wednesday, October 30? Come join Gear Patrol and Aether for a casual evening of drinks, gear, conversation and even a few giveaways. Our own Ben Bowers and Bradley Hasemeyer will be at Shelter Half marketplace to showcase a few select items from the GP100 as well as an immaculately restored 4x4 beauty from West Coast Defender, which guests can explore during the event.

The founders of Aether and West Coast Defender will also be joining Ben and Bradley for a Q&A on how their passions evolved into the companies they are today. Check out the details below.

We'll see you there.

Details

When: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Shelter Half, 161 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 (map)

Space is limited, so please RSVP here if you can attend.

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You're Invited
See You in LA

You’re Invited: Join Gear Patrol + Aether for Drinks, Gear and Conversation

Live in the LA area? Free next Wednesday, October 30? Come join Gear Patrol and Aether for a casual evening of drinks, gear, conversation and even a few giveaways. Our own Ben Bowers and Bradley Hasemeyer will be at Shelter Half marketplace to showcase a few select items from the GP100 as well as an immaculately restored 4x4 beauty from West Coast Defender, which guests can explore during the event.

The founders of Aether and West Coast Defender will also be joining Ben and Bradley for a Q&A on how their passions evolved into the companies they are today. Check out the details below.

We'll see you there.

Details

When: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Shelter Half, 161 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 (map)

Space is limited, so please RSVP here if you can attend.

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