MARCH 12, 2020

Today in Gear: Ram’s Hellcat-Powered Pickup, a Smoker From a Famous Pitmaster & More


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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

TAG Heuer Has Updated its Smartwatch with Four New Styles
TAG Heuer Has Updated its Smartwatch with Four New Styles

The Swiss manufacturer's signature connected watch has been given a thorough update with steel or titanium cases and a customizable dial.

Ram’s New Hellcat-Powered Pickup Aims to Destroy the Ford Raptor
Ram’s New Hellcat-Powered Pickup Aims to Destroy the Ford Raptor

Reports say Ram is coming after the F-150 Raptor with its biggest, baddest engine — and some help from Alfa Romeo.

These Minimalist German Watches Mix Bauhaus Design with Tactical Aesthetics
These Minimalist German Watches Mix Bauhaus Design with Tactical Aesthetics

Two new Max Bill models from Junghans combine a sleek, minimalist philosophy with killer black-on-black looks. But they're only available as a set.

Transform Your SUV or Van Into a Tiny Camper With This Inexpensive Box
Transform Your SUV or Van Into a Tiny Camper With This Inexpensive Box

For just a few thousand dollars, your car can turn into a handy way to get away from it all.

The Most Famous Barbecue Pitmaster in America Designed a Smoker
The Most Famous Barbecue Pitmaster in America Designed a Smoker

Designed by Texas barbecue master Aaron Franklin, Franklin Barbecue Pits are grail smokers.

Nissan’s Affordable Electric Crossover Everyone Is Gonna Want? This Might Be It
Nissan’s Affordable Electric Crossover Everyone Is Gonna Want? This Might Be It

The fact that Nissan keeps touting its Ariya concept from last October makes us think it may be coming to dealerships.


Fresh Deals

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Design Within Reach Story Bookcase
Save 15%: During Design Within Reach’s semiannual sale, you can save 15 percent on the compact Story Bookcase. Available in two sizes, the Story Bookcase is the perfect piece of furniture for small apartments.


AmazonBasics Kettlebells
Save up to 37%: Kettlebells are an an alternative to those pricey gym memberships, and AmazonBasics’s 25-pounder is currently 37 percent off. Too heavy? The 15- and 20-pound kettlebells are on sale for 38 and 20 percent off, respectively.


Victorinox Outdoor Master
Save 21%: The Outdoor Maste is a task-oriented fixed blade made with a full tang version of the same 1.4116 stainless steel that Victorinox uses in the Swiss Army. Right now, you can get the knife on sale for 21 percent off.


Flint and Tinder Expedition Shirt Jacket
Save $123: It’s shacket season, and thanks to a Huckberry sale, this beauty is almost criminally discounted right now.


Sebago Boat Shoes
Save 70%: Sebago’s time-tested Dockside boat shoes are available in a range of colors and materials, all for an incredible deal at Nordstrom Rack.


Docker’s Pants, Shirts and More
Save up to 50%: If you’re looking to update your everyday wardrobe with some classic pieces, head over to Dockers where you can save up to 50 percent on chinos, shirts and more.


Sonos Certified Refurbished Speakers, Soundbars and Sub
Save up to $150: If you’re in the market for a Sonos speaker, the company is having a big certified refurbished sale. You can get a pretty great deal on three speakers: the Play:1, Play:5 and One.


Today on Gear Patrol

12 Spring Jackets for 12 Different Guys
12 Spring Jackets for 12 Different Guys

Whether you're a self-professed Japanophile, a boardroom frequenter or a commuter who gets around via skateboard, there's a spring jacket just for you.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy an Inexpensive Watch
5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy an Inexpensive Watch

Don't throw down money on a super cheap timepiece before you consider these important points.

You’d Be Surprised How Solid a Pair of $29 Earbuds Can Be. We Were.
You’d Be Surprised How Solid a Pair of $29 Earbuds Can Be. We Were.

We review the JLab Go Air, a pair of wireless earbuds that have similar features to many other wireless earbuds on the market, yet they cost just $29.

15 Beers Brewers Couldn’t Live Without
15 Beers Brewers Couldn’t Live Without

Looking for new suds? Four brewers on the beer they're drinking now, the beer they're trying to hunt down and more.

29 Items Your Ultimate Bug-Out Bag Should Have
29 Items Your Ultimate Bug-Out Bag Should Have

When disaster strikes, it's best to have a bag packed. Here's all the essential equipment with which to fill it.

The 6 Best Beard Trimmers You Can Buy in 2020
The 6 Best Beard Trimmers You Can Buy in 2020

From Wahl, Philips Norelco, Braun and more.

Now Seems Like a Good Time to Review Some of the Best Ways to Work Out at Home
Now Seems Like a Good Time to Review Some of the Best Ways to Work Out at Home

Thinking of taking a break from the germ, ahem, gym? Here are a bunch of other great ways to break a life-affirming sweat.


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