Killspencer-Hardshell-Briefcase-Gear-Patrol Killspencer Black Leather Hardshell Briefcase
Sir, step away from the messenger bag. This case has room for everything you’ll need for a day at the office — pockets that’ll fit a 15-inch MacBook Pro, A 1.5-inch binder, an 11-inch MacBook Air, an iPad mini, and all your various work accoutrement. Get it monogrammed; don’t use the available shoulder strap; reach adult enlightenment. $750
OktoberfestHaus-Biergarten-Furniture-Gear-Patrol OktoberfestHaus Biergarten Folding Wood Table and Bench
Sure, you can go to the local Beerhaus and stumble back, or spring for airfare to the real thing overseas, but why go through the trouble when you can unfold a Biergarten in your backyard? This solid spruce set will fit up to 10 people gulping brews from boots, and set up is a snap. $675
History-of-Food-in-1000-Recipes-Gear-Patrol A History of Food in 100 Recipes
Combining narrative and cookbook, this volume explores the origins of cooked food and hits every milestone along the way. Written by William Sitwell, British telly gent, the recipes and stories within will delight food lovers and history lovers alike. Here’s hoping he covers seminal moments like chicken nuggets and the first Krispy Kreme. $24
TOOB-Keychains-Gear-Patrol TOOB Keychains
TOOB keychains are made of reclaimed bicycle tire inner tubes from bicycle shops in Tel Aviv. Each is cleaned, refreshed and fashioned into keychains of varying sizes and types — some to strap to you belt, others for your pocket. (How you’ll fit a keychain inside those spandex bicycle shorts is anyone’s guess.) $6+
Kalamazoo-Grillmaster-Tongs-Gear-Patrol Kalamazoo Grill Master’s Tongs
Don’t let the name fool you — even novices need good tongs. See, guys, grills get hot and you’re not gonna want to get in there with a fork all that often. Better to use 16-inch handles engineered to give you optimum control at the business end so your knuckle hair lives to see another day. $25
Milwaukee-Light-Stick-Gear-Patrol Milwaukee M12 LED Stick Light
Milwaukee’s RedLithium batteries power this three-LED mega beam. It’s capable pretty much anywhere — a steel hook pops out for hands-free use — and its 220 lumens provide four hours of use. At half a pound, it’s also obviously a prime contender for best lightsaber toy.
Sony-RX100M2-Gear-Patrol Sony RX100M2
Sony’s newly announced RX100 “Mark II” makes the best compact shooter on the market even better thanks to a new, one-inch, 20.9-megapixel CMOS sensor, wi-fi and NFC for pairing with phones and 3-inch articulating rear LCD for those inappropriate difficult shots. That’s all for just $100 more than it’s predecessor, which, by the way, is still sticking around. Available 7/17. $749

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