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Review: The Camping Kitchen Box


Camping and exploring with the family can usually lead to packing around a lot of heavy equipment. From cast iron cookware to tents, we have a tendency to add everything but the kitchen sink to our gear; and some even add that. All of this heavy gear weighs down our vehicles and forces some of us to think about lighter weight options. The Camping Kitchen Box happens to fit this bill pretty soundly. Using corrugated plastic for the sides and plastic rivets to secure the pieces together, they have designed a product that might be useful to a lot of outdoor enthusiasts. At a mere 12 lbs it is hard to believe anything could touch this product as far as weight conservation. The Camping Kitchen Box is also quite large at 25inx22.5inx17in. That means you can organize a lot of gear for your next adventure.

Video Courtesy of Camping Kitchen Box

Specifications:
  • Size: 25inx22.5inx17in
  • Weight: 12lbs
  • Material: Corrugated Plastic w/ Plastic Rivets
  • Made in the USA
  • Price: $189.99


Review: Otterbox Symmetry


Specifications:
  • Material: One-piece design is composed of a synthetic rubber interior and an external polycarbonate shell
  • Weight: 1.28 oz / 36.30 g
  • Dimensions: 5.60 in (142.10 mm) x 3.02 in (76.80 mm) x 0.50 in (12.70 mm)

Krista's Thoughts:
To say that I'm a little rough on my phones is an understatement. Gravity nor water have been their
friend; there's the phone that fell of the ladder as I was painting, the phone that flew out of my pocket
as I got out of the car and seemingly exploded upon impact, the phone that was laid to rest in the
toilet, and the phone that succumbed to a cup of hot tea.


LED LENSER SEO R7 Review



Specifications:
  • Lumens: 220 & 20
  • Duration: 5h / 20h
  • Beam: 130/40
  • Weight: 3.28oz./ 93g
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Recharge: 3h 45m
  • WaterProof: IPX6
  • 5 Year Warranty
  • $72.08 / Amazon.com

Being an outdoorsman, there are times when technology really comes in handy. Like many, I am often looking for products that not only work, but exceed my expectations. It doesn't happen often but every once in a while I get to test a product that does just that. In this case, I received an email from Beau asking me to test out a headlamp, but what I received goes beyond a simple flashlight that sits on your head. Today we review the LED LENSER SEO R7.

2014 Christmas Wish List

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As overlanders, explorers, and adventurers we are always looking for gear that is not only cool but still useful. From camera gear to cooking gear we look at some of the gear that you might want to add to your Christmas list.

1: DJI Phantom II Vision+
$1099@Amazon
I chose this product because it has a cool factor of 10 and is also capable of getting some amazing footage of your trips. While the learning curve is quite steep, this flying machine is supposed to be one of the easiest to learn to fly.

2: GoPro Hero 4 Black
$499.99@Adorama
Since I listed the DJI Phantom above I have to add the newest from GoPro. The Hero 4 Black is a go any were do anything camera and whats better is it is capable of 4k video and time lapse at the same time. hook it up to a drone and have a lot of fun with this one while taking your video skills to the next level.