The Best Waterproof Portable Charger

by Patrick Hyde •

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The best waterproof portable charger is the Unifun Waterproof External Battery. This charger has enough capacity to charge an iPhone 6 about 4 times. It has two USB ports to charge two devices simultaneously. One port has a higher amperage for charging tablets.

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 Most Durable Boots Available

by Patrick Hyde •

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The most durable boots available are the Boss Engineer boots by Wesco. They are hand-crafted with the highest quality leather and have an extremely durable vibram sole. Wesco boots are hand-made in the United States and are resoleable. With proper maintenance, they can last a lifetime.

The Most Durable Tent of 2016

by Colin Payne •

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The most durable tent of 2016 is the Hilleberg Anjan 2. This 3.6 pound tent is made with top-tier materials and it is very strong. The tent was tested with a wind machine for six hours, and it survived admirably.

The Lightest Winter Sleeping Bag of 2016

by Colin Payne •

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The lightest winter sleeping bag of 2016 is the Western Mountaineering Antelope MF. The largest-sized bag (78-inches or 200 cm. long) weighs just 39 ounces (1,105 grams).

The Best Wireless Sports Earphones of 2016

by Bethany McDonald •

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Sports earbuds should be comfortable enough to wear for an extended period of time, durable enough to withstand drops, sweat, and dirt, fit securely on the ear – all while producing outstanding sound. Here are our top picks:

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The Most Durable Glassware and Dinnerware

by Justin Thomas •

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This is one of our “Buy It For Life” posts where we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. Duralex Picardie Tumblers Duralex has been manufacturing tempered glassware in France since 1929. Their Picardie Tumblers are known for lasting decades — they will bounce several times when dropped on the floor and survive without a crack. The tumblers …

The Best Flash Drives Of 2012

by Justin Thomas •

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Best Overall: The Patriot Xporter XT Rage Flash Drive Rating: Average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 176+ reviewers on Amazon The Patriot Xporter XT Rage Flash Drive is one of the fastest USB 2.0 flash drives available (and you’d hope so with a name like that). Specifically, the writing speed of this flash drive is about 11 MB/sec and the …