Tag Archives: camping gear

Coast Polysteel 600R: Review

The Coast Polysteel 600R is the newest member to the brand’s nearly indestructible line of waterproof flashlights. It’s the first one to provide more than just light. The Polysteel 600R comes with a rechargeable lithium ion battery pack that can ...

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Camping Tips: Folding Your Tent For Longevity

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Folding your tent seems like a pretty straight-forward thing, and it is. However, to make it last longer you want to make sure you fold it differently every time. If you’re folding your tent the same way every time you go ...

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Klymit Insulated Hammock V: Review

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Cold Butt Syndrome (CBS) is the biggest challenge to sleeping in a hammock year around. What is it? Well, to stay warm you need to trap air. It doesn’t matter if it’s a sleeping bag or a jacket. Trapping air ...

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Shwood Eyewear: Building The Unique

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We sat down for an interview with Eric Singer at the Shwood Factory, and he answered some questions for us, including where the name came from. Somehow we managed to pull a twenty-one foot Lance travel trailer behind a full ...

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Amp Your Camp™ Winner’s Gallery

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To make yours the envy of every other site in the campground, once again 50 Campfires ran the weekly Amp Your Camp giveaway, presented by Coast and Zip. We even extended Amp Your Camp this year, giving everyone an extra ...

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37.5 Technology Review — This Stuff Flat Out Works

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After more than 30 years in the outdoor media biz, I’ve become as skeptical about new technologies as you can get. When somebody tells me about fabrics and clothing that’s supposed to keep you warm, cool, dry … blah, blah, blah ...

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Go Pro Users Heads Up: 5 Common Reasons For Data Loss

By David Zimmerman, CEO of LC Technology Pulling the card out while it is in use. Whether it is in the camera or in a reader attached to the computer, pulling the card before it is finished being written will ...

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Camping Stuff … from the Hardware Store

What’s in a name? Well, a lot actually. Especially in this age of one-up-man-ship when so many find it important to have the right name on their gear. And where you bought it is just as important as what they ...

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Fox River Adventure Cross Terrain: Review

Fox River Adventure Cross Terrain

For years I subscribed to the thought that all socks are the same. I was wrong. You truly don’t understand the difference between high-quality socks and the stuff you buy 10-to-a-pack at the department store. Wearing the Fox River Adventure ...

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The Coldest Beer You’ve Ever Had With The Kooler Cap

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Every year I have a group camping trip that lasts four days, so keeping the food and beer cold is a top priority. If you’re a gadget freak like me, you don’t have a lot of spare money for high end ...

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