1981 DeLorean DMC-12

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The DeLorean DMC-12 is a car that should have been great, but failed due to a long series of forced compromises and ultimately, a plane full of cocaine. The story of John DeLorean is a remarkable one and it’s been covered elsewhere to death, so I won’t rehash it here. If you’d like to learn…

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1936 Skyliner Hunting Jacket by Eddie Bauer

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The Skyliner Hunting Jacket was originally released by Eddie Bauer in 1936, it was a notable step forward in sporting jacket design and implemented a quilted pattern with a down filling, it also had significantly improved arm and shoulder range of motion – to suit hunters and clay pigeon shooters. This re-release of the jacket…

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Kaillie’s XS650 by Loaded Gun Customs

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We’ve seen a new generation of female motorcyclists emerge over the past 10 years or so, whilst there have always been women who ride it seems that there have never been quite as many as there are now. One of the defining characteristics of modern generation of female riders is their refusal to sit on…

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Porsche 928 Cutaway

Porsche 928 Cutaway

The Porsche 928 was originally developed as a replacement to the 911, and while many of us are exceedingly glad that this never eventuated, the 928 is still an excellent and quintessentially German motor car. The styling of the car was groundbreaking and it caused quite a stir at the 1977 Geneva Motor Show where…

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Neck Knife by Stone River Gear

Neck Knife

The neck knife is usually defined as being a small (under 4″ blade) that can be suspended around the neck with the tip of the blade pointing upwards. In order to make this safe the sheath is made from a blade-resistant material like polycarbonate, steel or (in this case) Kydex – so that if you…

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1953 Austin-Healey 100 BN1

Austin-Healey 100

The Austin-Healey 100 BN1 originally started life as the Healey 100 – Donald Healey had designed and built a prototype and planned to produce a limited number of the cars from his small workshop in Warwick. In order to keep costs as low as possible Donald had used many parts from the Austin A90, this…

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Enamel Mug by Overland Empire

Enamel Mugs

The unassuming enamel mug is something many of us grew up with on camping and caravanning trips, the cups were first developed for military use and so as you may expect, they’re exceedingly hard to break. Each of these enamel mugs from Overland Empire are made from steel and have an enamel coating baked on…

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Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

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The Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40 is a famously tough 4×4 that bears close resemblance to its sibling, the petrol-powered FJ40. These two off-roaders are uncompromising, spartan vehicles designed for use in the harshest environments on Earth, in fact many of them are still in use today across North Africa, Australia and South America. The two countries that…

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Batmobile Blueprints

Batmobile Blueprints

Although these blueprints of the Batmobile don’t contain enough information to rebuild one in your garage, they are a good starting point on the dimensions. You’ll need to pick yourself up a used jet engine on Craigslist along with some bulletproof glass and matte black paint, you might also want to pick up an old…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

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There’s a surprising variety of cafe racers on eBay this week, we found bikes from England, Japan and India – The latter of which was featured on the television show Cafe Racer TV earlier this year. Looking over this list I think I’d probably take home the Norton AJS Special, it’s a fascinating bike with an…

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Beer Making Kit by Brooklyn Brew

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The Beer Making Kit by Brooklyn Brew is an all-in-one solution to home brewing ideally suited to the first time brewer or enthusiastic amateur. The kit contains everything you need to create a 10 bottle batch of Everyday IPA® – a 6.8% India Pale Ale made with Columbus and Cascade hops. The kit comes in…

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