Buy It For Life: Classic Backpacks By Duluth Pack

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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 Minnesota, Duluth Pack makes high durable work clothes (for both men and women), and classic bags. This is their Paul Bunyan Canoe Pack, made with 18 oz canvas in the U.S. It sells for $230. This is their classic Child's Backpack, constructed with 15-ounce canvas. It sells for … [Read more...]

Buy It For Life: Mulholland Waxed Canvas Negotiator Bag

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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. Founded in San Francisco in 1984, Mulholland is a small company run by a father and his two sons. They specialize in handcrafting bags and accessories using raw materials sourced in the U.S. Their Negotiator Bag, featured here, is made with waxed canvas, a heavy-duty fabric which is dipped in paraffin … [Read more...]

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...]

Lands’ End Canvas 1963 Travel Kit

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This dopp kit from Lands' End Canvas Store is constructed with waxed cotton canvas, leather trim, and a metal zipper. Waxed canvas is a good choice for a dopp kit because it is water resistant, quite durable and ages well. Selling for $30, this is most inexpensive waxed canvas dopp kit we could find. Land's End also has a good return policy, they say "you can return anything at anytime for any reason for a full refund of its purchase price". Archival Clothing also makes a $60 waxed canvas … [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 Letter Carrier Bag By Moop

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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. Moop is a small company that handcrafts bags in their studio in Pittsburg. Their Letter Carrier bag, featured here, is built from durable waxed canvas and lined in cordura. Waxed canvas is naturally water repellent and ages like leather. In regards to ordering, Moop says: We are just a few … [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: 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...]

Stainless Steel Beer Growler: The Bräuler

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Based in Portland, Oregon, the Zythos Project makes a very durable growler out of food-grade stainless steel. It's called "The Bräuler", and it features a wide, 1.75-inch mouth, a deep-thread cap to hold carbonation inside, and a machined exterior collar that's compatible with multiple accessories. It comes with a lifetime warranty. It is available for pre-order at the Zythos Project website, the price is to be announced. … [Read more...]