In the lead up to Christmas we’ve been working with the team at Huckberry to see if we can find a way to give away some of their great gear to our readers, so here’s the deal:
Take a look at the stuff we’ve featured here and decide which you’d find the most useful, then click the link and spend 14 seconds signing up with Huckberry (it’s a members-only store). Once you’ve done that you’ll need to click either the Facebook Like button above this post or the Facebook Share button below it (hopefully you actually do like us and it isn’t just an internet thing).
Once you’ve done those 2 things you’re in the running for 1 of 3 prizes, we’ll be randomly selecting the winners and announcing them by name on Facebook in 7 days. If you’re 1 of the 3 winners you’ll be entitled to pick anything you see listed here and if you’ve already bought one, Huckberry will let you choose an alternative from the list.
The Spirit of St Louis watch by Antoine Arnaud has all the hallmarks of a classic wristwatch without the huge price tag, each of these watches is fitted with a Miyota Cal 0S00 quartz movement, has a mineral glass crystal, day, date, and chronograph, a black suede strap and is water resistant up to 50m.
2 – Carabiner Knife
The Carabiner Knife has a low-reflectivity, 2.36″ blade and a 4″ textured black Zytel® handle that incorporates a carabiner clip for easy stowage. Each one is made in the USA from 440A stainless steel (hardness – HRC 55-57) and each is fitted with an easy-to-use linear blade lock for safety.
This is one of those everyday carry items that no-one should really be without, wrapped inside its 15ft of 550 parachute cord it contains: 4cm D Shaped Carabiner, 1″ Sharp Eye knife and sheath, 1″ Fire Stick Flint, 6″ Jute Firestarter/Tinder, 6″ Strip of Duct Tape, 1 1/4″ sewing needle, Spoon Lure, #6 Live Bait Hoo, #8 Live Bait Hook, Split Shot, tin, removable fishing weights, 15ft of mono-filiment, fishing line, 1 gram of reusable hot glue, 12″ steel green snare wire and a 1 1/2″ hacksaw blade.
This 2.6″ flash light is powered by a single AA battery, it has 2 power settings the lower of which will give you 55 hours of light at 18 lumens and the higher of which will give you 60 minutes of light at 115 lumens. Each is made from aluminium and includes a clip and spare O-rings.
5 – Black Bellroy
Bellroy is a company the specialises in making fully-featured, low-profile wallets to avoid that dreaded pocket bulge. Each Bellboy wallet has 4 quick access card slots, protected section for cards & business cards, a hidden bill section for large notes and measures 4.5” x 3.3″ inches.
The Tactical Operator Pen serves a couple of functions, first and foremost it’s a pen that’ll survive the apocalypse. It’s second function is as a self-defence weapon, although it may look relatively unassuming it’s actually capable of causing quite a bit of damage in the right hands, making is a useful item to have on you in parts of the world where knife carrying is illegal or ill-advised.
The GORUCK GR1 Rucksack is an all-American made bag that’s probably the single toughest thing you can strap to your back this side of a Navy Seal, each of these bags is staggeringly well made and they’ve always been hugely popular when we’ve featured them on Silodrome in the past.
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Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with well over a million monthly readers from around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.