American Felling Axe

American Felling Axe

The American Felling Axe by Best Made Co. is a wood chopper for those who are slightly more serious about cutting logs than your average weekend camper. Each of these axes has a drop forged, American-made 5160 alloy steel head that is hardened to a Rockwell hardness rating of 54-56 HRC – which sounds impressive…

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1973 Ferrari Dino 246GT

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The Ferrari Dino 246GT was the second major model iteration in the Dino family, it addressed the complaints that had been made in some circles about the lack of power produced by the original – the 206GT that was powered by a 2 litre V6 capable of 160hp. The competitive benchmark for the Dino was…

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AC Aceca-Bristol

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The AC Aceca-Bristol was the slightly higher-performance version of the Aceca (pronounced “ah-see-ka”) – a model that was essentially a modified coupe-version of the now world famous AC Ace (the car that would later be re-engined by Carroll Shelby and sold as the AC Cobra). The Bristol-powered version of the Aceca was fitted with the…

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The Techpack by JBird Collective

JBird Backpack

The Techpack by JBird Collective is a new take on a very old idea, the team behind the JBird Collective emphasise traditional materials in their product lines, so the Techpack is made from a combination of full grain leather and Martexin waxed canvas cotton, with the addition of military-spec G-hooks and a 1000D Cordura liner….

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Weiss Field Watch

Weiss Watch

The Weiss Field Watch is the result of a cross-Continental collaboration led by Swiss-trained American watchmaker Cameron Weiss, the watch that bares his name has a mechanical movement (as well as buckles, case-back screws and spring bar screws) from Switzerland, while the case parts, dials, hands, spring bar tools and straps are designed and manufactured in…

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Harrier Drop Tank Boardroom Desk

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I can only imagine that Bond villains could potentially have difficultly sourcing suitably cinematic furniture to kit out their volcano lairs, although on retrospect I guess this could also apply to hedge fund managers, political lobbyists and certain petite North Korean dictators. Fortunately for the above mentioned scoundrels a company called Hangar 54 specialises in…

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1982 Ferrari BB 512i

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The Ferrari BB 512i was to be the last of the popular BB 512 (Berlinetta Boxer) models, the little “i” added to the name was to indicate that it was now fuel injected – with a Bosch K-Jetronic CIS fuel injection unit that both improved throttle response and helped tidy up emissions. As with its…

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The T-Dub Ski by Big Woodski

Wooden Skiis

The first few hundred years of ski development took place on rudimentary wooden planks that were slowly shaped via trial and error into the form we’re now more familiar with. In the modern day wooden skis have almost entirely fallen from common use, to rectify this companies like The Big Woodski have been founded – to bring the natural…

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