Tuesday, June 13, 2017

DADS (and grads) Best Gifts-Gear/Gadgets

source marywinkler.devianart.com

Rugged types or in need of creature comforts...no matter the man---here's a bunch of want-its gifts for the Dads (or grads) who get outdoors...
Part One


YETI's legendary coolers downsize and lighten up with this handsome Hopper  soft cooler (several sizes) made of waterproof /leakproof DRYHIDE™Shell-resists mildew/punctures, inside liner FDA food grade a-ok, Coldwell Insulation™closed cell rubber foam keeps contents cool. Sleek looking too. Pictured with accessory attachment-multi-tool Molle Zinger and Yeti Bottle Key...on the Hitchpoint™ Grid
can't put a dent (practically) in these handy TRAVEL Tumblers by hauler specialists PELICAN-all fit into 99% of cup holders...come in 22oz and 32oz sizes for big gulpers. High polished 18/8 BPA free stainless steel, copper plated inner wall  and vacuum insulation-keeps liquids hot or cold, comes with spill resistant slide lid. 5 color options.
Handy types -probably obsess over the engineered multi-tools (several size versions including TSA worthy carry-on ones) by SOG. The PowerGrab has 19 tools (including pliers, gripper soft wire cutter, hard wire cutter, crimes, 3-sided file, can opener, small, medium, large flathead screwdrivers, awl,  scissors, straight blade, magnetic Hex Bit driver, Phillips screwdriver, bottle opener, ¼" driver, fully serrated blade, rulers, and optional Hex Bit kit includes additional 12 tools!!!)- Made of stainless steel and comes in a GRN or nylon pouch... with choice of satin polish w/ Hex Bit and nylon sheaf ($134) or satin polish with modeled sheath ($110). Impressive!
For comfort seating during summery al fresco jaunts outside-in the park or atop a mountain, or comfort sleeping on multi-day treks in the wilderness, say hello to cult fav KLYMIT. Pictured-Klymit Double V $129.95 is 2 human sized version of fav Static V-with signature body mapping technology and unique v-chamber design limits air movement+ side rails that limit you rolling off in the middle of the night. Better-packs down so mall-and includes a dry sack pump for quick +easy inflation (8-10 pumps). Weighs 40.5 oz-size 46" x 74" x 3", Fabric 75D polyester (durable) with R value 1.6 (thermal insulation from a cold ground)
stuff sack
Part 2