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Filson X U.S. Forest Service Collection: You really can’t go wrong with U.S. Forest Sevice and Smokey Bear collaborations. Especially when it’s with Filson.
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Don’t Drink 7 Glasses Per Day (You Might Die)
Black Insomnia Coffee Black Hydro Workout Drink: The world’s strongest coffee, now in mineral water form. The “most refreshing caffeinated kick in the face you’ve ever experienced,” as Black Insomnia describes it.
A Goldilocks-Zone City-to-Mountain Brand
Alchemy Equipment Laminated Wool Jacket: The “city to mountain” trend is on the up and up. Alchemy Equipment is one of those rare brands that are doing it well. (Probably because they’re based in New Zealand.)
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Prints of Your Favorite Classic and Bespoke Cars, for Only $5
10and2 Car Prints: Only five bucks a pop. Might as well buy ’em in bulk.
Related Post: How to Properly Print Your Photographs
Print Ain’t Dead
Fare Issue 1: We pay attention to great independent print magazines. (Represent!) Fare’s first issue, a travelogue in the purest sense of the word, holds a lot of promise.
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Trail-Ready Sandals for Some, City-Ready Style Pieces for Others
Snow Peak x Teva Sandals: Are they ugly? Yes, there’s no denying that. But they’re also iconic, and now they’ve got the full-on lifestyle treatment.
Shinola Runwell Turntable
From the Gear Patrol Store: The Runwell Turntable, designed inside and out for the discriminating audiophile and easy to use by any music enthusiast, features a built-in phono preamplifier and a belt-driven pulley with speeds of 33 1/3 rpm and 45rpm.
Deals of Note
Great Products, Great Prices
How to save on a Bluetooth speaker from Anker, a Topo Designs pack and an Oliberte sale.
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