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September 2018 Essentials

We are back again this month with a roundup of products that caught out attention. We are constantly on the prowl for the coolest stuff, travel essentials for life on the road, new smooth and stylish fashion pieces, new adventure ready gear, new tech stuff and accessories for your everyday carry. Here are a just few of our favorites for this month. Product details below


The XGB3 is an ultra-portable and lightweight 11Wh USB Battery Pack used for charging smartphones and all USB devices. Its rugged design makes it water, dirt and impact resistant (IP65), making it perfect for any adventure.
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The 21.77-megapixel Lumix LX100 II, gets a resolution boost and a touchscreen. The compact point-and-shoot camera now features a 17MP Four Thirds sensor (a large boost over the 12.8-megapixel chip on the last model) that is also capable of 24p/30p 4K video. It also gets a Leica DC Vario-Summilux f1.7-2.8 lens, and a touchscreen, making it easier to manually set focus points, exposure and other functions.
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The Mehlville Carabiner, like everything EDC-masters James Brand make, is an exercise in precision design and flawless execution. This basecamp for your small EDC is carved from a solid block of aluminum, with action so sweet it’ll remind you of flipping open your favorite blade.
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A nod to 90s running, the Nike Air Max Axis Premium Menīs Shoe honors the past while looking ahead to the future. Subtle design lines and branding pay homage to icons like the Air Max 97 and Air Max 98, while a new look at the Max Air unit offers a fresh take on cushioned comfort.
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Weighted and balanced with a ​complete metal construction​, the HMM Pencil is ideal for both writing and sketching. The dodecagonal barrel provides a comfortable​ grip and keeps it from rolling away. The HMM Pencil comes in 0.7mm leads.
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A clever and innovative blend of quality and style, this stainless steel M12 watch for men by Mainsai is Swiss-made with quartz movement, and two-piece genuine Italian leather strap. Available in several styles.
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The good-looking Alpha 31 Backpack, is a bag built to survive travels and active commutes in the urban elements. The pack oozes quality, all fabrics and zippers were chosen for their weather resistance and durability, plus all openings employ rain flaps. There are also many subtle details packed into this bag, making it the ideal EDC pack, and perfect travel companion as a weekend warrior.
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The Maus is an exercise in precise minimalism and functionality. Its designed to be the best keychain flashlight available. Despite its diminutive size, the Maus puts out 60 lumens of beautifully tinted High-CRI (color rendering index) light. The high-CRI light helps you see better and render colors much more accurately.
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THE DUFFALUFFAGUS BAG | BY POLER | Image

THE DUFFALUFFAGUS BAG | BY POLER

The name is complicated, but the bag was made to uncomplicate. For travelers, adventurous, or simply for those who carry the world on their back, the Duffaluffagus Bag from Poler (so named after the lovable Sesame Streets fur monster) is a classic, very functional duffle bag. You can carry it as a backpack(with the tuck-away backpack straps) or strap your skateboard to the bottom and pull it along behind you! Get it from Amazon...
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Filson x Danner Combat Hiker

Filson and Danner, two outdoor brands rooted in the Pacific Northwest, have teamed up again to create the limited-edition Filson x Danner Combat Hiker. Inspired by the boot formerly issued to U.S. troops for use all over the world, these custom waterproof hiking boots are built to conquer any terrain. Made in the USA, the rugged boots feature a smooth-surfaced leather exterior that lined with GORE-TEX for breathable waterproof protection, a full Vibram rubber rand, ...
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SHINOLA BRONZE MONSTER

Shinola have introduced another great looking timepiece to their watch collection, the Bronze Monster Automatic Watch. The handsome nautical bronze dive watch honors the Michigan lakes and is powered by the SW200-1 automatic movement (with a 38-hour power reserve), designed for durability and corrosion resistance, and each offers a depth rating of 1,000 feet (300m). The traditionally styled diver, also features a sober black dial, a bronze case popular for developin...
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