The Best Windproof Lighter Of 2016

by Colin Payne •

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The best windproof lighter of 2016 is the Zippo Armor. This windproof, liquid-fueled lighter won’t freeze in cold temperatures. It has a lifetime warranty and is available in dozens of colors and themes.

The Best Shatter-Proof Phone of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The most durable smartphone is the Droid Turbo 2. This phone claims to be the first shatterproof smartphone, and it appears that the phone lives up to those claims. In a test, the phone was dropped 900 feet, and it received only cosmetic damage — it was still fully functional.

The Best Waterproof Watch of 2016

by Bethany McDonald •

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The best waterproof watch is the Rolex Deepsea. It’s waterproof to a depth of almost 13,000 feet. A less expensive but high-quality alternative, Omega Seamaster is the runner up.

The Best Battery Case For The iPhone 5 & 5S

by Justin Thomas •

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The best battery case for the iPhone 5S is the Lenmar Meidian Battery Case. It doubles the the battery life of your iPhone 5S, while also sporting a durable and unobtrusive design.

The Most Durable Wallet Available

by Patrick Hyde •

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The most durable leather wallet is the Saddleback Leather Front Pocket ID Wallet by Saddleback Leather Co. It is made with 100% Full-Grain boot leather, which is among the thickest and most durable leathers on the market.

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The Brightest Keychain Flashlight (300 Lumens)

by Justin Thomas •

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Surefire has released the Titan Plus, a keychain-sized flashlight that produces 300 lumens in its highest light mode. Prior to this release, the brightest keychain light produced about 80-120 lumens, so this threefold increase is significant.

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The Brightest Flashlight Powered By AA Batteries

by Justin Thomas •

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The brightest flashlight that uses AA batteries is the Nitecore EAX, which shines at 2000 lumens. It takes eight AA batteries and costs about $120. It’s waterproof to IPX-8 Standard (1.5 meters) and impact resistant to 1.5 meters. The Nitecore EAX is available on Amazon for about $135. 4Sevens Quark “X” AA² Tactical  Flashlight Another bright flashlight is the 4Sevens Quark …

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10 Titanium Pocket Tools

by Justin Thomas •

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Ah titanium! It has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any metal — approximately 40% stronger and 40% lighter than stainless steel. It’s also highly corrosion-resistant — even when exposed to sea water and chlorine. Oceanographers report that titanium immersed for 30 years in saltwater produces no measurable corrosion. This is because titanium forms a protective oxide film instantly, when it’s exposed to a trace …

Buy It For Life: Inka Titanium Keychain Pen

by Justin Thomas •

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The Titanium Inka Pen is designed to be attached to a keychain. Weighing just 0.45 ounces, the pen’s case is constructed with aerospace-grade titanium, the and pen components are built from carbon fiber composite.