Monthly Archives: December 2012

Darn Tough Vermont Socks – Argyle Light Crew 1605

When a company puts a promise on their packaging, it’s easy to overlook it these days.  Last week a promise caught my eye on a pair of socks… Unconditional Lifetime Guarantee If you can wear these socks out, we’ll replace

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Posted in Clothing, Footwear & Socks, Reviews

REI Merino Wool Full Zip Sweater

Merino Wool is one of the best materials used in today’s clothing.  The mere fact that it is renewable, durable, doesn’t hold odors, keeps insulating when damp, and remains breathable are just a few advantages of Merino Wool.  While several

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Posted in Clothing, Jackets, Reviews, Shirts

Injinji Performance Lightweight Socks

All the cool kids seem to have toe socks these days.  This was all fine and dandy until I found that a performance sock company had started making them, forcing the question of … why? So on went some research

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CRKT Van Hoy On Fire Knife

It was 6 months ago when Just{elation} acquired a knife made by Columbia River Knife & Tool Company.  Their Van Hoy On Fire folding pocket knife with a straight (non-serrated) blade to be exact.  It was designed by award winning

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Posted in Camping, Casual Outdoor, Gear, Reviews

Timbuk2 Snoop Camera Insert

With the ongoing review of the Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag, has gone so well thus far, that it was time to increase the testing.  Therefore, may I introduce you to the Timbuk2 Snoop Camera Insert.  An add-on to their Classic

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Posted in Casual Outdoor, Electronics, Gear, Reviews

Darn Tough Vermont 1/4 Cushion 1905 Sock

With more and more growing trust from Just{elation} to the quality and comfort of Darn Tough Vermont Socks, today starts the first day of a long term test and review of the Darn Tough Vermont 1/4 Cushion 1905 socks.  For

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REI Traverse PowerLock Trekking Poles

Adjustable.  Light.  Comfortable.  Renewable.  Back Saving. Sometimes a product doesn’t point any one direct place to start with a review.  Upon first look, the Traverse PowerLock Trekking poles by REI are a decent eye catcher with their cork grips, external

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Posted in Gear, Hiking, Reviews, Trekking Poles

Darn Tough 1/4 Sock Mesh – 1715

With the impressive ongoing review of the Darn Tough Argyle Light Crew Socks, it was time to step it up a notch and begin testing other socks they make.  Surfing their site, you’ll find substancial claims on every page, claiming

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Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag (Medium)

With bicycle commuting becoming more and more popular, quality products to carry your documents, laptops, pens, papers, phones, …well, you get the point…for all the things you’ll need at the office or wherever you’re heading, you’ll want some way to

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Posted in Casual Outdoor, Commuting, Gear, Reviews

Mountain Khaki Alpine Utility Pants

Today a company can truly shine when they make a product that is quality straight down to it’s core.  Just{elation} consistently finds that Mountain Khaki Clothing typically stands up to the worst of conditions and comes out asking for more at the

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Posted in Clothing, Pants, Reviews