We’ve had our eye on the Solo Stove for some time now. This backpacking stove has won several awards so we were pretty excited to get our hands on the Solo Stove Lite and put it to the test. The Solo Stove is a wood burning stove that burns super clean and hot thanks to a very unique […]
Buck Knives has been turning out quality gear for over 110 years. The Compadre Camp Axe is a perfect example of that experience and craftsmanship. First off, we love the looks of the red powdercoated steel blade. All of the tools in the Buck “Compadre” series come with the red blade. A huge benefit of […]
Shinola is a testament that American manufacturing is alive and well. For the 485 Valet pocket knife they teamed up with another solid American company, Benchmade. The Shinola x Benchmade 485 Valet pocket knife features Benchmade’s patented AXIS locking mechanism, a premium steel blade, and Dymondwood scales that have a unique grain pattern and color […]
The MSR Guardian Purifier is touted as the world’s most advanced portable purifier. First off, the Guardian is super fast. It puts out 2.5L per minute which is equivalent to 2 and half Nalgene bottles in just 60 seconds! That alone sold us on this purifier. Another feature that sets the Guardian apart is the […]
The Pistol Tool from Real Avid is a multi-tool that will keep your handguns firing reliably and accurately. It's packed with 18 titanium coated tools.
Crank Brothers is known for building quality bike components and accessories. The Y-16 Multi Tool from Crank Brothers is a shop quality tool that is compact enough to fit in your pocket or the seat bag of your bike. The two Y tools consist of a hex key and bit driver that fit nicely into the cradle and are secured with embedded magnets.
Two things we love doing here at The Man's Man: Rafting and Flyfishing. In the Fall when the water drops and the rivers become more technical it is essential to have a light, narrow boat to navigate the rock gardens. The Flycraft Stealth is a perfect option to float later in the season and to get to those more remote fishing spots that the bigger rafts and boats just can't get to.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.