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Today in Gear: August 24, 2017

A massive external hard drive, custom luggage tags, new Patrón tequila and much more.

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In Space, No One Can See You Strut: Elon Musk shared on Instagram yesterday the first photo of SpaceX’s long-rumored commercial space flight suit. Musk said that more details are on the way, but confirmed that the suit actually works, adding that it was “incredibly hard to balance aesthetics and function.” That would make sense — the suit looks like something straight out of a blockbuster sci-fi film.

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Today’s Gear


What’s New, Now


Zodiac Sea Wolf 53

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Zodiac created this special-edition Sea Wolf 53 as a tribute to a rare colorway from its iconic ‘60s diver. The result, with its pale blue bezel and black and orange dial, is a dead-ringer for the original. The watch’s compact case — at just 40mm in diameter and 11mm thick — certainly helps bring that vision to light, as it calls to mind the smaller tool watches of the mid-20th century. But the movement is all new: an automatic STP 3-13, certified to the COSC’s stringent standards for accuracy. That’s a lot of watch for the money.

Buy Now: $1,495

Away Packing Cubes Set

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Rashida Jones packing cubes? An odd collaboration, no doubt. And yet a great one.

Buy Now: $45

Western Digital My Book Duo 20TB Desktop Hard Drive

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A staggering 20TB of storage. That’s enough space for, like, one season of Game of Thones.

Buy Now: $850

New Custom Engraved Wooden Map Luggage Tags

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Select your own little slice of whatever city you call home (you can even zero in on your exact GPS location); then, choose between roads or a topographic map. On the other side, add your name, address and whatever else. Available in maple, cherry and walnut.

Buy Now: $69

Best Made Co. German Kitchen Knife Sets

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Crafted by master German knife makers, using Japanese methods that have been refined over generations.

Buy Now: $598+

Patrón Extra Añejo

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Patrón’s first new core-line tequila in 25 years.

Learn More: Here

Ezra Arthur Cash Fold

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From the Gear Patrol Store: A better money clip that’ll help you carry a good amount of cash and stay slim and comfortable in your pocket. There are no metal parts, so it won’t cut through your clothes like most conventional money clips. Easily holds up to 30 bills and pairs very well with our No. 2 Card Wallet for everyday carry.

Buy Now: $40

Deals of Note


Great Products, Great Prices


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How to save on a Raleigh electric bike, magazines, and The North Face quarter-zip fleece.

Read the Story: Here

What’s New from GP


Read Up on Our Latest


• Eight of America’s best motorcycle roads are all in South Dakota.
• Upgrade your kitchen with some affordable, colorful Scandinavian plateware.
• This thru-hiking backpacking kit is among the lightest you’ll ever find.
• Love Patagonia? Love vintage? Get this ultra-rare fleece jacket before it’s gone.
• Tomorrow, every U.S. National Park is offering free admission.
• The J.W. Hulme Woolrich Collection is proof that plaid and leather go together like bread and butter.

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