DemerBox Stereo

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James Demer is a location sound mixer known for his work on films like Bowling for Columbine, Winter’s Bone and TV shows like Survivor and The Apprentice. While on location in Alaska a few years ago he needed to create a portable sound box so he took a Pelican case, a lithium-ion battery some waterproof speakers and…

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Ranger Gloves by Grifter USA

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The new Ranger Glove by Grifter USA is the sort of motorcycle glove you can wear riding around town, or in the garage as you lift a Norton Commando engine out of its Isolastic mounts before a rebuild. The lower part of the glove is thick Bison leather and the upper is 12oz American Cone…

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Biltwell Gauntlet Gloves

Biltwell Gauntlet Gloves

The Biltwell Gauntlet is a full-featured motorcycle glove designed for 3-season riding by people who want to make absolutely certain that no little critters get trapped up their sleeves. You’d think this is the sort of thing that never really happens but sadly it does, it’s happened to me twice and most motorcyclists will have…

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Stradale by Autodromo

Stradale by Autodromo

The Stradale is a new automatic wristwatch by Autodromo, as with all of the designs from the company the Stradale is designed to evoke the styling queues of dashboard instruments on vintage Italian sports cars. The face of the Stradale is covered with a dome of sapphire crystal, the hour markers sit on a glass…

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Swedish FireSteel Fire Starter

Swedish FireSteel

Swedish FireSteel was originally developed by the Swedish Department of Defense – due to the weather conditions in Sweden a fire starter was needed that was waterproof, snowproof, altitude immune and exceedingly reliable. Matches, lighters and other traditional methods of starting fires all have significant drawbacks, so there’s a huge benefit to a small, simple…

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Leatherback Writer 2

Leather Notebook

The Leatherback Writer 2 is an American made notebook holder that also has a pocket for a smartphone, as well as credit cards, cash and a pen or pencil. This makes it an ideal daily carry item for those who need to jot down notes or sketch out ideas during the day – who don’t necessarily…

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Buying Guide – Motorcycle Gloves

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Introduction The importance of a good pair of motorcycle gloves cannot be overstated, the hands are often the first or second thing to hit the ground when you come off your bike, and the last thing you want is your unprotected pink palms hitting the asphalt at 70mph. When it comes to buying gloves you…

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The Mercator Knife

The Mercator Knife

The Mercator Knife is a classic German pocket knife that became famous after the Second World War when returning American GIs brought them home after their successful campaign with the Brits across Europe. Each knife has a stainless steel blade, a corkscrew, a spike and a tin opener, and each is made to the same specifications…

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The Sicura Instalite

Sicura Instalite

The Sicura Instalite is a watch with an interesting history behind it – it’s the first mechanical wristwatch ever made with a separate electrical system for backlighting. Although you may never have heard of the Sicura before the company is actually closely related to Breitling, in 1979 when Breitling went bankrupt due to the challenge…

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Brass Anchor Cigar Box

Cigar Box

This 1920s-era brass anchor cigar box was made by the Jennings Brothers of Connecticut, it has a wood lined interior, a patterned base and it measures 6″ long x 3.75″ wide x 4.25″ high. Although cigars have fallen from favour in many parts of the world I still love them, perhaps a little too much,…

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