July 17, 2019
Today In Gear: The Bed Built to Last a Lifetime, Rivian Will Revolutionize Overlanding & More
Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your bed is the most used and often overlooked piece of furniture in your home. Platform bed frames have long been an afterthought — frequently they’re poorly designed and disposable. But The Bed from Thuma is the opposite: It’s everything you could want with considered, durable design that’s built to last from repurposed wood. Thuma’s platform bed frame combines smooth minimalist appeal and Japanese joinery technique construction to create a timeless frame. You can snap up a Thuma platform bed in all the standard mattress sizes and it’ll ship free of charge right to your door. With simple construction and design, you can also put it together in a matter of minutes — no tools required. Built strong and sturdy, The Bed is backed by Thuma’s lifetime warranty so it can take anything you throw on it.
New & Noteworthy Releases
The Rivian R1T will offer a pull-out electric camp kitchen when it goes into production next year.
We’re bringing our mission to life this September, and you’re invited to join us.
The Gear Patrol Special Edition watch is a go-anywhere, do-anything diver designed by Gear Patrol and produced by Hamilton. Available exclusively in the Gear Patrol Store.
DJI has announced a newer version of its Ronin-S handheld gimbal, called the Ronin-SC, and it's specifically designed for mirrorless cameras.
Watch authority HODINKEE and famed dive watch manufacturer Blancpain teamed up for a limited edition Fifty Fathoms.
Check out some of the gear we tested at the annual Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival, and don't miss out on the exclusive Gear Patrol reader discount on 2020 passes.
Palermo Prints is making screen-printed cotton shirts with designs inspired by the Argentinian landscape.
A Mazda executive says that while the company certainly could make a new hot hatch, no such plan is in the works.
It looks good enough to convince us that the category deserves our attention.
With a beautiful enamel dial made in-house in the grand feu style, the Model 2 from anOrdain is a sporty take on an ancient technique.
In spite of its new chassis and features, the all-new generation of the Outback starts at just $300 more than the outgoing version.
Levi’s Premium Warehouse Sale
Save up to 75%: If you’ve been waiting for a chance to stock up on some solid wardrobe basics, head over to Levi’s today. Currently, you can save up to 75 percent on a huge range of clothing at the Premium Warehouse Sale. Choose from jeans, jackets, tees and more — the prices are hard to beat. — John Zientek
Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine
Save $150: Among Breville’s line of espresso makers, the Barista Express stands out — it features all the additive performance features of its higher-priced siblings, but it’s the only all-in-one maker that’s not $1,000 or more. It’s got a built-in grinder and dose control, plus it’s operable in automatic and manual modes. The machine also employs an impressive milk wand and comes with all the ancillary parts needed to make it all go (tamper, milk jug, razor trim and so on).
Bose SoundSport Free
Save $50: You can currently buy a pair of SoundSport Free, Bose’s first wireless earbuds, for $150 — that’s cheaper than AirPods. Bose is selling “factory renewed” models, but every product comes with a 30-day trial period — if you’re not happy with the product you can return it and get a full refund. — Tucker Bowe
Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses
Save $98: In the world of sunglasses, it doesn’t get much more iconic than a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarers. First released in 1956, the design has hardly changed in over half a century. If you’ve been wanting the style, but the list price is more than you want to spend, Nordstrom Rack has you covered; you can get a pair of $178 Wayfarers in either black or Havana for just $80. What’s more, these Italian-made shades also come with polarized lenses to protect your eyes all summer long — hard to beat that. — John Zientek
Lawnmowers, Leaf Blowers & Chainsaws
Save Up to 50%: If you’re in need of a lawnmower, leaf blower or chainsaw, Ebay’s Rule Your Yard sale deserves a scroll. Lawncare gear from Dewalt, Makita, Stanley, Husqvarna is all marked down from 15 to 50 percent off retail prices and it all ships free. Who says post-Prime Day deals don’t exist? — Will Price
Breedlove Stage Series Concert E Acoustic Guitar
Save 40%:I never thought I’d type this: Right now, you can get a ridiculously good deal on a great acoustic guitar at — wait for it — Target. That’s not hyperbole and I still can’t believe it. On the mega-store’s site, you can pick up a Breedlove Stage Series Concert E guitar for 40 percent off — that’s savings of $330.
Founded in 1990, Oregon-based Breedlove makes a range of high-end guitars designed for discerning players. The Stage Series Concert E is no exception. Made in America, it features a solid mahogany top, back and sides in Breedlove’s original body shape, and an African ebony fretboard and bridge. — John Zientek
7 Awesome Pocket Knives Are on Sale Now
Save up to $102: Prime Day deals may have all dried up, but there are still a variety of pocket knives on sale right now for as much as 50 percent off. — Tanner Bowden
Marathon General Purpose Quartz
Save 20%: Right now, you can take 20% off the quartz-powered date version of the General Purpose field watch on Huckberry, which has been discounted from $400 down to $320. The General Purpose field watch features tritium tube illumination on the hands and a 34mm case. While this may sound small by modern standards, the watch wears extremely well and its 12mm depth offsets somewhat the smaller width. — Oren Hartov
Nike React Sneaker Sale
Save 40%: Two of Nike’s best-selling lightweight running shoes of 2018 are on sale for an even deeper discount than what we’ve seen yet on Jackrabbit.com. We tested heavily the Nike Epic React last year and loved its lightweight and bouncy feel. The second version of the shoe doesn’t change much from the original (and is on sale now). If you’re training for any fall races, now is an excellent time to stock up on shoes that you can rotate through (one for long, one for easy and one for speed runs) so your shoes stay fresher for longer — your legs and feet will thank you. Shop the two sales on Jackrabbit.com today. — Meg Lappe |
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