Polar Pen

The Polar Pen is the first pen made entirely of magnets. If you are anything like us, we like fiddling with pens. The Polar Pen takes fiddling to a whole new level. You can waste some serious time playing with the extremely strong magnets that make up the Polar Pen. Check the video below to see the "revolver" and the "spring". The Polar Pen is compatible with a couple different refills but the Uni-ball Signo UM-1 is the recommended refill. You can pick yours up by clicking the link below. Yeah you can get a cheaper knock off on Amazon but we can guarantee it won't be the same quality. 

The Polar Pen is the first pen made entirely of magnets. If you are anything like us, we like fiddling with pens. The Polar Pen takes fiddling to a whole new level. You can waste some serious time playing with the extremely strong magnets that make up the Polar Pen. Check the video below to see the "revolver" and the "spring". The Polar Pen is compatible with a couple different refills but the Uni-ball Signo UM-1 is the recommended refill. You can pick yours up by clicking the link below. Yeah you can get a cheaper knock off on Amazon but we can guarantee it won't be the same quality. 

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Mountain America Gourmet Jerky

We have consumed our fair share of jerky here at The Man's Man. When we are on the river... we have jerky. When we are on a backpacking trip... we are packing jerky. We will be the first to admit that all jerky is NOT created equal. I guess you can say that we have turned into jerky snobs. This stuff that they sell at the corner gas station or the local big box store just doesn't cut it anymore. That brings us to Mountain America Jerky out of Colorado. Chuck Watson (The Chief Jerky Officer) and his crew over at Mountain America Jerky have been turning out quality, gourmet jerky since 1997. The secret to their great tasting jerky is that you won't find added preservatives, MSG, or nitrates that the other guys add to their meat. Also, Mountain America Jerky is totally handmade from the slicing, the marinating, the smoking, and the packaging. They do this on the daily assuring that each shipment of jerky is fresh. 

We have consumed our fair share of jerky here at The Man's Man. When we are on the river... we have jerky. When we are on a backpacking trip... we are packing jerky. We will be the first to admit that all jerky is NOT created equal. I guess you can say that we have turned into jerky snobs. This stuff that they sell at the corner gas station or the local big box store just doesn't cut it anymore. That brings us to Mountain America Jerky out of Colorado. Chuck Watson (The Chief Jerky Officer) and his crew over at Mountain America Jerky have been turning out quality, gourmet jerky since 1997. The secret to their great tasting jerky is that you won't find added preservatives, MSG, or nitrates that the other guys add to their meat. Also, Mountain America Jerky is totally handmade from the slicing, the marinating, the smoking, and the packaging. They do this on the daily assuring that each shipment of jerky is fresh. 

Mountain America Jerky offers several different flavors of your standard beef jerky but also has an array of exotic jerky as well. Anything from alligator jerky to Tibetan yak jerky they offer 40+ different flavors on their website. If you are looking to break away from that dry, tough jerky that is sold at the local gas station give Mountain America Jerky a shot. Pick yours up by clicking the link below.

Mountain America Jerky offers several different flavors of your standard beef jerky but also has an array of exotic jerky as well. Anything from alligator jerky to Tibetan yak jerky they offer 40+ different flavors on their website. If you are looking to break away from that dry, tough jerky that is sold at the local gas station give Mountain America Jerky a shot. Pick yours up by clicking the link below.

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FIXR 20 Tools in 1 Pocket Tool

The FIXR from True Utility boasts 20 tools in a compact EDC design. The body is a stainless steel with a black surface treatment. What makes the FIXR unique is the gold, titanium rotating disc tool that can be flipped around to use two different phillips screwdrivers, an eyeglass screwdriver, or the nail cleaner. With the rotating disc in the vertical position a sharp cutting blade is exposed that can be used for cutting fishing line, paracord, etc. The quick release clip makes it easy to clip to a belt loop, gear, or key chain. There are ALOT of different EDC multi tools out there but the FIXR has got to be one of the better designed multi tools we have seen. Very compact but also very functional. Check the video below to see all 20 tools. Pick yours up for less than 17 bones by clicking the link below.

The FIXR from True Utility boasts 20 tools in a compact EDC design. The body is a stainless steel with a black surface treatment. What makes the FIXR unique is the gold, titanium rotating disc tool that can be flipped around to use two different phillips screwdrivers, an eyeglass screwdriver, or the nail cleaner. With the rotating disc in the vertical position a sharp cutting blade is exposed that can be used for cutting fishing line, paracord, etc. The quick release clip makes it easy to clip to a belt loop, gear, or key chain. There are ALOT of different EDC multi tools out there but the FIXR has got to be one of the better designed multi tools we have seen. Very compact but also very functional. Check the video below to see all 20 tools. Pick yours up for less than 17 bones by clicking the link below.

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United Cutlery M48 Tactical Shovel

The M48 Tactical Shovel from United Cutlery is part shovel, part chopping tool, and could also be used in a self defense situation. The handle is made from an indestructible, injection molded nylon. The blade is a tempered stainless steel with a black oxide coating. The shovel has an extremely sharp point to it with a partially serrated edge on one side and a concave chopping edge on the other. Perfect for camping and light chopping. Each Tactical Shovel ships out with a nylon belt pouch.

The M48 Tactical Shovel from United Cutlery is part shovel, part chopping tool, and could also be used in a self defense situation. The handle is made from an indestructible, injection molded nylon. The blade is a tempered stainless steel with a black oxide coating. The shovel has an extremely sharp point to it with a partially serrated edge on one side and a concave chopping edge on the other. Perfect for camping and light chopping. Each Tactical Shovel ships out with a nylon belt pouch.

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Survival Laces

The Survival Laces by Wasatch Outdoors aren't your typical boot laces. The 550 paracord laces conceal a 4 inch flammable tinder strand and a ferro rod for spark. Just cut the metal tip of the lace to access these items and start a fire. As for the lace itself..... anyone that is familiar with paracord knows that it can be used for several different survival situations. But that's not all.....there's also some fishing line concealed in the lace. Obviously these laces would be used in a "worst case scenario" situation but definitely a great addition for any outdoorsman. The 15 dollar price tag makes it an affordable addition. The Survival Laces will come in 5 different lengths to accommodate different boots and will be available in two flavors (Black and Olive Drab). Pick yours up by clicking the link below. We have included a video for your viewing pleasure.

The Survival Laces by Wasatch Outdoors aren't your typical boot laces. The 550 paracord laces conceal a 4 inch flammable tinder strand and a ferro rod for spark. Just cut the metal tip of the lace to access these items and start a fire. As for the lace itself..... anyone that is familiar with paracord knows that it can be used for several different survival situations. But that's not all.....there's also some fishing line concealed in the lace. Obviously these laces would be used in a "worst case scenario" situation but definitely a great addition for any outdoorsman. The 15 dollar price tag makes it an affordable addition. The Survival Laces will come in 5 different lengths to accommodate different boots and will be available in two flavors (Black and Olive Drab). Pick yours up by clicking the link below. We have included a video for your viewing pleasure.

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TTRobotix Seawolf

The Seawolf from TTRobotix is a remote operated submarine that is capable of housing a GoPro Hero 3 or Hero 4. So essentially it is a GoPro submarine! The 2.5 foot sub will be available in both a freshwater and saltwater model. The Seawolf can dive to depths of 26 feet and travels at speeds of 2 mph on a 50 minute battery life. The GoPro version is set to be released in August. For your viewing pleasure we have included a video.

The Seawolf from TTRobotix is a remote operated submarine that is capable of housing a GoPro Hero 3 or Hero 4. So essentially it is a GoPro submarine! The 2.5 foot sub will be available in both a freshwater and saltwater model. The Seawolf can dive to depths of 26 feet and travels at speeds of 2 mph on a 50 minute battery life. The GoPro version is set to be released in August. For your viewing pleasure we have included a video.

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Buck Knives Smidgen

The Smidgen from Buck Knives is a super compact, quality, fixed blade. Coming in at a little more than an ounce it makes for a perfect neck knife. It stows securely in the nylon sheath that includes a carabiner for easy attachment to a pack. If you are looking for a small knife that is easily accessible the Smidgen is a good choice. As with all Buck knives it comes with Buck's Forever Unconditional Lifetime Warranty.  

The Smidgen from Buck Knives is a super compact, quality, fixed blade. Coming in at a little more than an ounce it makes for a perfect neck knife. It stows securely in the nylon sheath that includes a carabiner for easy attachment to a pack. If you are looking for a small knife that is easily accessible the Smidgen is a good choice. As with all Buck knives it comes with Buck's Forever Unconditional Lifetime Warranty.  

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Klymit Litewater Dinghy Packraft

Packrafting has really picked up steam in the last few years...The Klymit Litewater Dinghy is probably the lightest one we have seen. The LWD was designed with input from pro kayakers and packrafters. The unique boat shape makes for a comfortable seating position and a supported paddling position. It's not a boat you would want to take down Class V rapids but definitely a great option to pack into an alpine lake and get out where the fish are. The construction is not quite as sturdy as an Alpaca but an Alpaca is not 35 ounces either. The LWD packs down to the size of a standard Nalgene bottle and won't add a lot of weight to your pack. The included dry sack pump makes for easy inflation and the two valves make for quick deflation. You would need to pack in a paddle as well so we recommend a 4 piece paddle. The Advanced Elements paddle is a good option weighing in at 2.5 lbs. 

Packrafting has really picked up steam in the last few years...The Klymit Litewater Dinghy is probably the lightest one we have seen. The LWD was designed with input from pro kayakers and packrafters. The unique boat shape makes for a comfortable seating position and a supported paddling position. It's not a boat you would want to take down Class V rapids but definitely a great option to pack into an alpine lake and get out where the fish are. The construction is not quite as sturdy as an Alpaca but an Alpaca is not 35 ounces either. The LWD packs down to the size of a standard Nalgene bottle and won't add a lot of weight to your pack. The included dry sack pump makes for easy inflation and the two valves make for quick deflation. You would need to pack in a paddle as well so we recommend a 4 piece paddle. The Advanced Elements paddle is a good option weighing in at 2.5 lbs. 

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Ariel Nomad

The Ariel Nomad is the Ariel Atom's off-road brother. As with the Atom the Nomad does not lack in the speed department. The 0-60 speed of the Nomad is 3.4 seconds with the top speed hitting 125 mph. The Nomad can be customized in several different colors and options. Set to go on sale this summer starting in the $40k range. Check the video to see the Nomad in action.

The Ariel Nomad is the Ariel Atom's off-road brother. As with the Atom the Nomad does not lack in the speed department. The 0-60 speed of the Nomad is 3.4 seconds with the top speed hitting 125 mph. The Nomad can be customized in several different colors and options. Set to go on sale this summer starting in the $40k range. Check the video to see the Nomad in action.

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