This Week In Gear, Episode 7

The Toyota Supra Is Finally Back After 20 Years, and We Test the DJI Osmos Action Camera


May 18, 2019 This Week In Gear By

In this episode of This Week In Gear: Will Sabel Courtney gets excited about the all-new Toyota Supra; Andrew Siceloff breaks down how well DJI’s new action camera stacks up against the competition fro Go Pro; and Will Price discusses the merits of a Traeger pellet-fuel grill. Also in this episode, John Zientek explains why the $650 Veilance Rhomb rain jacket is a great buy, and Oren Hartov discusses the new Kickstarter campaign by Astor+Banks to crowdfund the company’s Sea Ranger diving watch.

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2020 Toyota GR Supra

After a 20-year absence, the Supra is back, and its sites are aimed directly at the Porsche Cayman. Co-designed with BMW and sharing some of the Bavarian brand’s components – notably, its inline-six engine – the Supra features near-perfect weight distribution in a small, lithe package.

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Traeger Ironwood Wood Pellet Grill

Trager’s Ironwood grill is an app-connected, computer controlled grill and smoker that runs on wood pelletes, Traeger’s trademark fuel source. It makes grilling incredibly easy – fill wil pellets, set the temp, place the meat and monitor remotely.

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DJI Osmos Action Camera

Entering the action camera market is the Osmo, a brand-new action camera by DJI. The company is well-known for its electronic image stabilization technology, notably used in its drones and gimbals; in the Osmo, it’s fully put to use. Aimed directly at the GoPro Hero7, DJI’s new camera performs similarly for $50 less.

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Veilance Rhomb Rain Jacket

Veilance, the brandless mega-high-end wing of Arc’Teryx, is known for sleek, technical apparel – the Rhmob takes that to the next level. It’s bewilderingly lightweight as well as breathable and completely waterproof.

Astor + Banks Sea Ranger

Chicago-based Astor+Banks is launching a Kickstarter campaign for four versions of the $850 Sea Ranger diving watch, which will offer early bird pricing of roughly $550. The automatic watch features a Siww movement and will be available four colorways.

Watch Now: This Week In Gear, Episode 6

In last week’s episode: Meg Lappe tests the hyper-fast Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% marathon-running shoes; Bryan Campbell drives Jeff Segal’s “F355 Modificata,” a modded Ferrari track weapon; and Will Price goes in-depth on the Herman-Miller Cosm office chair. Also in the episode: John Zientek discussed Jacques Marie Mage “Roy” sunglasses and Andy Frakes explains the best way to make pour-over coffee. Watch Now
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