Buy It For Life: Grooming Tools For Men

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S.   Groom Mate Nose Hair Trimmer The Groom Mate Nose Hair Trimmer is made with brushed stainless steel. The trimmer doesn't require any batteries -- instead you twist the bottom with a gentle motion, and the rotary blades cut ear or nose hair without the risk of injury. The trimmer received … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Whipcord Work Jacket By Filson

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S. Based in Seattle, Filson has been producing very durable work clothing since 1911. Their clothing is constructed with some of the most sturdy materials available. All their products are still made in the U.S. and guaranteed for life. Their Wool Whipcord jacket, featured here is made with 17 oz wool … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Inka Titanium Keychain Pen

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S. 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. It has a pressurized ink cartridge, which means the pen will write wet or dry at any … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: The Converto Bike

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S. Originally designed by Tony Anthony in 1949, the Converto Bike is a solid aluminum tricycle that converts into a bicycle in minutes. When your child is ready for a two wheeler, simply remove rear axle and place one of the wheels into the rear fork. The bike has very sturdy steel and cast-aluminum … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Bialetti Moka Stovetop Espresso Maker

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The Bialetti Moka Espresso Maker, has a polished-aluminum octagonal design has been available in Italy since 1933. In the 30s, Italy was in an economically difficult time, which made making coffee at home appealing. This simple little device crafted from aluminum was extremely popular and is still crafted by Bialetti, the same firm that produced it in the 1930s. Moka Pot stovetop brewers produce a dense concentrated cup that's something between espresso and Turkish coffee. Coffee is placed … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Kahtoola Microspikes

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S. Made by Kahtoola, a small company in Arizona, these Microspikes are ice cleats that attach firmly to your shoes, and require no special buckles or straps. The spikes constructed of hardened stainless steel. The Kahtoola company founders say: Nearly every one of our products is designed and developed … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Knuckle Meat Pounder by DCI

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S. Made by DCI in Rhode Island, this durable Knuckle Meat Pounder is molded from an aluminum alloy. The device allows you to pound meat with your fist, which is actually quite an effective way to tenderize meat! The Knuckle Meat Pounder is available from Amazon for around $14.   … [Read more...]

Skagen Men’s Titanium Watch

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This ultralight watch by Skagen is a great example of a highly durable yet inexpensive product. It is constructed with a 38-millimeter titanium case and bezel, and a 100% titanium mesh wristband. A durable mineral dial window protects the watch's face, and makes it water resistant to 99 feet. Amazon offers a two year warranty on this watch. It also comes with a limited lifetime warranty from Skagen -- specifically: The Warranty covers defects due to faulty material or workmanship, subject to … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Fischer Space Pen

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S. The Fisher Space Pen was invented by Paul C. Fisher in 1948. It is still manufactured in Boulder City, Nevada. The pen can write at any angle, and its operating temperatures range from −30 to 250 °F (−35 to 120 °C). It has an estimated shelf life of 100 years. The company says: The ballpoint is made … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Keychain and Pocket Tools

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In our “Buy It For Life” posts we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. We also give preference to products that are very durable, are warrantied for life, and are made in the U.S. The Fenix LD01 is barely large than the AAA battery it uses (we recommend using a low-discharge rechargeable NiHm AAA battery). It is very bright -- it produces 80 lumens on its highest setting, which is brighter than most full-size flashlights. The Fenix LD01 is solidly built -- it uses a Cree … [Read more...]