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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 tig@gearpatrol.com.


New & Noteworthy Releases

Known as Poor Man’s Pappy, This Bourbon Whiskey Just Got a Lot More Interesting
Known as Poor Man’s Pappy, This Bourbon Whiskey Just Got a Lot More Interesting

Larceny has been a go-to for wheat-obsessed bourbon drinkers for years. Now they've got options.

This Affordable New Dive Watch Nails the Vintage Aesthetic
This Affordable New Dive Watch Nails the Vintage Aesthetic

The Eza 1972 dive watch, available now for under $700, comes in a historically accurate 35.8mm or a more modern 39.6mm version.

The Hybrid Jeep Wrangler Could Be the Cheapest Version
The Hybrid Jeep Wrangler Could Be the Cheapest Version

The plug-in-hybrid Wrangler should be a game-changer for Jeep, without adding much cost for buyers.

This TV Could Be a Glimpse of One of 2020’s Big Trends
This TV Could Be a Glimpse of One of 2020’s Big Trends

The final death of the bezel might be on the menu for 2020.

Ford Is Building the V8-Powered Ranger Raptor We Crave. We Just Can’t Buy It
Ford Is Building the V8-Powered Ranger Raptor We Crave. We Just Can’t Buy It

The ultimate forbidden fruit truck is getting the engine from Ford's most iconic car.

This Is the Ultimate Reusable Straw, Thanks to Space-Grade Titanium
This Is the Ultimate Reusable Straw, Thanks to Space-Grade Titanium

A reusable straw that looks so good, keeping that resolution to be more sustainable will be a breeze.

This Is Our Best Look Yet at One of the Coolest New SUVs of 2020
This Is Our Best Look Yet at One of the Coolest New SUVs of 2020

The Genesis GV80 may be long overdue, but that doesn't make it any less cool in our eyes.

This Cult Japanese Sneaker Celebrates 20 Years With New Styles Guaranteed to Sell Out
This Cult Japanese Sneaker Celebrates 20 Years With New Styles Guaranteed to Sell Out

A Bathing Ape's BAPE STA sneaker is a cult classic for sneakerheads and streetwear enthusiasts. Now with 20 years in its soles, the brand celebrates with all-new styles.

These Were the Most Expensive Cars Sold on eBay Last Year
These Were the Most Expensive Cars Sold on eBay Last Year

Spoiler alert: One brand dominated the list.


Fresh Deals


Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum
Save $100: The Roomba 675 was one of the most popular products on Amazon during the Holiday Season. Today on Amazon, it’s still discounted at Holiday levels — a cool $100 off its $300 retail price.


Everything You Need to GTFO in 2020 Is on Sale Now
Save up to 40%: See more of the world in 2020 with awesomely discounted apparel and equipment from The North Face, Topo Designs, Hydro Flask and more.


Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale/strong>
Save 50%: Whatever your resolutions are for this year, I hope they don’t involve avoiding Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale.


Seiko 5 SNK Steel Bracelet
Save 59%: Get the ultra-affordable Seiko 5 SNK automatic field watch on a steel bracelet for the laughably low price of just $79.


Today on Gear Patrol

2020 Kia Stinger 2.0T Review: Everything But the Horsepower
2020 Kia Stinger 2.0T Review: Everything But the Horsepower

Do you want a four-pot Stinger...or a GTI and $6,000 in cash?

All the Most Notable Developments in Overlanding in 2019
All the Most Notable Developments in Overlanding in 2019

From futuristic concepts to kickass RVs, 2019 saw a ton of cool products enter the overlanding fray.

How to Clean Up (and Back Up) Your Laptop’s Hard Drive
How to Clean Up (and Back Up) Your Laptop’s Hard Drive

A few tips for clearing out the junk data that's built up on your hard drive, and how to back up what matters.

The Biggest Developments in SUVs, Trucks and Truck Gear We Saw in 2019
The Biggest Developments in SUVs, Trucks and Truck Gear We Saw in 2019

From sporty SUVs to stunning FJ40s, it's all here.

This Year, Upgrade To A Better Foam Roller
This Year, Upgrade To A Better Foam Roller

The TriggerPoint Charge Vibe can teach you the proper way to foam roll, helping to eliminate pain and upping your mobility.

Everything You Need to Meal Prep a Week’s Worth of Food
Everything You Need to Meal Prep a Week’s Worth of Food

Meal prepping has grown from a frugal-minded niche chore to a weirdly encouraging corner of social media culture.

How to Significantly Improve Your Complexion in 90 Days
How to Significantly Improve Your Complexion in 90 Days

Essential products and steps.

Tips to Help You Be More Productive in 2020
Tips to Help You Be More Productive in 2020

Whatever you're looking to achieve in 2020, these productivity tips are a good foundation for being your best self this year.

8 Tips and Tricks to Get More Out of Your Everyday Tech in 2020
8 Tips and Tricks to Get More Out of Your Everyday Tech in 2020

You use your computer, TV and smartphone every day. It's time to get the most out of them. The best part? It's easy.


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