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Get Back Outdoors!

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

MIAMI, OKLA. – After a long winter, plus indoor quarantining due to COVID-19, it’s time to get back outdoors. Many families are planning their camping trips in anticipation of good weather and as a way to safely take a break from COVID-19 restrictions.

Both RVing and camping are seeing a strong upwards trend for families. Whether you’re a seasoned camper or a first-time RVer, it’s essential to be prepared before you hit the open road.

Prepare: Drinkable Water

Ensuring you have a surplus of drinkable water for the duration of your trip needs to be a top priority. As you plan, take a cue from experts in preparedness, the U.S. Armed Forces, and put Scepter Military Water Cans on your “must-have” list of gear. Standard issue to the U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces, these easy-to-carry, virtually indestructible containers are up to the task of camping trips, sports expeditions, boating and more.

Scepter Military Water Cans are BPA-free to keep chemicals, odors and tastes out of your water. They’re also corrosion- and fungus-resistant, so your drinking water is clean and safe. A quick-pour option makes it possible to empty up to five gallons of water in under seven seconds through the four-inch wide cap opening. Or, there are two ways to pour slowly when you’re at your campsite. There is a small cap on the top (along with air secondary air vent) built into the major cap. This makes it easy to pour normally. An optional dispenser spout is also available for when you need to fill cups or bottles.

Hassle-Free Fuel Options

Having a comfortable and convenient way of refueling sporting equipment, recreation vehicles and other gear can make your travel prep and on-the-go fill-ups clean, fast and hassle-free.

The Scepter SmartControl family of fuel containers makes refueling hassle-free while on vacation. The line-up is available in one-, two- and five-gallon sizes for gasoline, diesel and kerosene. The containers come in different shapes and with different handle options to fit the application, for controllable flow and no-mess usage.

With a single motion, the user simply presses the lever up on the SmartControl container to unlock the child safety feature. Then, with the palm of the hand you squeeze the large button. The first squeeze is done when upright to vent the container. Next, the nozzle gets placed over the tank. A second gentle squeeze allows you to pour just the right amount of fuel for your outdoor activity.

 Scepter Military Water Cans are available from Amazon, Walmart®, Grainger®, Tech Supply and Services, Bottom Line Military Sales, Lexington Container Company, DS Tactical and JerryCan.ee. Scepter SmartControl fuel containers can be found in The Home Depot®, Walmart®, Lowe’s®, AutoZone®, Pep Boys, Target and Northern® Tool + Equipment stores. Visit www.scepter.com for more information.

LifeSaver Jerrycan Water Purifier

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

The LifeSaver Jerrycan has a capacity of 18.5 litres and is available with two sizes of filters, capable of purifying up to either 10,000 or 20,000 litres of clean safe drinking water. The filter has passed NSF Protocol P248 Military Operations – Microbiological Water Purifiers.

These rotomoulded fits standard mounts.

Also available in Blue.

iconlifesaver.com/products/jerrycans

Pelican Launching Its 14QT Personal Cooler, the First Cooler to Separate Wet and Dry Storage, on Black Friday 2020

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

TORRANCE, CA – November 19, 2020 – The new Pelican™ 14QT Personal Cooler is the first on the market to separate wet and dry storage, and it will be available at www.pelican.com on Black Friday 2020. It features a dry-box section in its lid to separate electronic devices and flat personal items from internal ice and the elements outside. It also boasts an easel slot for smart phones and tablets.  

“Designed for either every day carry or weekend adventure, the Pelican 14QT personal cooler features will enhance your journey,” said Stephan Corti, Pelican’s Chief Commercial Officer. “Its industry leading wet/dry storage separation will keep your meal and drinks at the right temperature for a day and a half.” 

The Pelican 14QT personal cooler fits up to six standard beverage cans, as well as two Pelican™ Ice Packs. The freezer-grade gasket, PRESS & PULL™ latches and 1.5” thick polyurethane foam work together to offer up to 36 hours of ice retention. Additional features include:

• A removable inner tray to keep non-perishables cool and dry
• An integrated bottle opener with a magnet that catches bottle caps
• A snap in flexible lid organizer
• A wide grip handle and a walk-way cut out for easier, ergonomic transport

With an MSRP of $99.95 USD, it is available in White/Gray or Dark Gray/Green and is covered by a three-year limited warranty. 

Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

Patagonia Wood Burning Stove & QuantuMiiR Pot

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

The Patagonia Wood Burning Stove we previewed early this year is now available.

Like the name says, it burns wood, like the stuff you find out on the trail, or wood pellets if there’s nothing available.

It breaks down into three pieces and boils 1 liter of water in an average of 16 minutes.

The QuantuMiiR Pot is made from corrosion-resistant stainless steel and has a heat-distributing copper bottom with built-in QuantuMiiR heat exchanger.

Woofers and Whiskers

Saturday, November 7th, 2020

Woof and Whiskers’ Small Travel Food Bag is now offered in 3 different sizes. They are made from 1000D Cordura with a pack cloth interior. The tops are closed with a YKK zipper and they incorporate a 2″ clear window.

Available in Coyote, Black and Grey.

These Made in the USA bags feature a 60-day trial and a lifetime guarantee.

Buy online at www.wwpetproducts.com

Botl Sok

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

The Botl Sok from Java Sok is a neoprene for your 32oz Nalgene water bottle. It will also fit 48oz bottles, but obviously won’t cover as much of the bottle. It keeps the sweat at bay and helps keep your beverage cool.

Yep, this pseudo UCP pattern is the only camouflage they have, but maybe one day it will be cool, now that it’s just a bad memory. Otherwise, they’ve got a few other colors like Black and Hunter Green.

javasok.com/products/botl-sok

Rockstar Volumes Crash Couch

Sunday, October 11th, 2020

Ever use your climbing crash pad as dirtbag furniture? Rockstar Volumes makes a frame to make sitting a bit more comfortable.

The Crash Couch is an easy-to-assemble plywood couch frame that works with a tri-fold crash pad. Available in Small, Medium and Large sizes, you can add a pad if you need a new one.

www.rockstarvolumes.com/product-page/crash-pad-couch

Grayl – GeoPress Filter

Monday, September 21st, 2020

The Grayl GeoPress is a simple-to-use water filter, just fill and press.

It has a capacity of 24 ounces (710 ml) GeoPress protects from global waterborne pathogens (99.99% of viruses, 99.9999% of bacteria, 99.9% of protozoan cysts), pesticides, chemicals, heavy metals, and even microplastics. In particular, Rotavirus, Hepatitis A, Norovirus, Giardiasis, Cryptosporidium, E. Coli, Cholera, Salmonella, and Dysentery.

Using ion exchange, ultra-powdered activated carbon, it filters at the rate of 5 liters per minute, meaning it takes just seconds to fill the onboard bottle with clean water. The filter is rated for 350 cycles (65 gal. / 250L), as “press time” reaches ~25 seconds (or three years have elapsed since first use) it’s time to replace the purifier cartridge. Cartridges boast a 10-year shelf life.

Offered in several colors.

https://grayl.com/products/geopress-purifier-covert-black