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Today in Gear: Ranger Station Tumbler Candles, Love Hultèn’s Retro Gaming Console a Lux Watch Roll and More

The best way to catch up on the day’s most important product releases and stories.



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New & Noteworthy Releases


Ranger Station Candles
As the days get colder and darker, the comforts of home become hard to beat. The little things make all the difference; for instance, a good candle can add a warm glow and welcome scent to any room. Nashville-based Ranger Station makes a range of soy wax candles that fit the bill. The candles are hand poured into heavy glass tumblers, designed to double as whiskey glasses once the wax is burned. Scents include Oakmoss, Balsam Fir and Santalum, among others, and the candles will burn for at least 40 hours. They cost $36 a piece, a worthy investment to step up the ambiance of any room (and eventually live by your bar cart). Not ready to pull the trigger? Ranger Station just added a try at home program: buy 4 tealights for $12 and the kit comes with a $12 credit. Get free shipping now when you use the code GPFREESHIP at checkout.

Buy Now: $36


Worn & Wound Black Grid Wax Watch Roll
Worn & Wound’s latest addition to its lineup of watch accessories is this American-made watch roll featuring an outer protective layer of grid waxed cotton. Inside, it features dark gray pockets made from Horween leather that can accommodate up to four watches and a springboard tool. — Andrew Connor

Buy Now: $150


Dakine Eric Pollard Team Heli Pro Backpack
Like any action sports brand, Dakine supports a team of athletes who push their sports to the limits every season. Those athletes often harness creativity on and off the mountain, and every year Dakine taps this well to create unique product collaborations. The Team Heli Pro backpack is one of those products; designed with professional skier, artist and filmmaker Eric Pollard, the pack is built to carry everything needed for a day of backcountry skiing or snowboarding, but unlike many technical bags, it looks good enough to sport around town, too. — Tanner Bowden

Buy Now: $120


Slowtide Holiday 2017 Collection
Who says beach towels have to be boring? Slowtide’s super-soft cotton towels are anything but. They just released four new prints: Makai (floral), Regime (camo), Valen (Native American print), and Indigo Sun (blue and white tie-dye. — Michael Finn

Buy Now: $30


Love Hultèn Cary42 Arcade Console
Love Hultèn makes wooden contraptions that belong in a wizard’s spire corner office. Their latest conjuration is an American walnut briefcase; inside is a fully featured retro arcade console, with 100 classic games pre-installed, including Metal Slug, Gauntlet, Contra and more. (If that’s not enough, feel free to add over 10,000 emulated games manually.) Only 50 will be made.
— Michael Finn

Buy Now: $3,020+


Buck Mason Double Weave Vintage Two Pocket
Buck Mason’s work shirt is ideal for fall, capable of being worn as a undershirt or an insulating outer layer. It’s 100 percent cotton and double woven, so it’s strong and soft, and is available in several colors, including black, dark blue (Atlantic) and elm. — Tucker Bowe

Buy Now: $105

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Gear Patrol Magazine Issue 5
It’s our 10th anniversary at Gear Patrol and we could think of no better way to celebrate than by celebrating the very thing we’re here to do: products. For Issue Five, we challenged our team to produce 10 (get it?) stunning guides and features that pay homage to product culture: from makers to motorcycles, bikes to boots, hi-fi audio, and beyond. We’ve also introduced a bold new cover design and a fresh look throughout, all of which puts the core of why we’re here at the very front: products. We think you’re going to love it.

Buy Now: $20Subscribe Now: $39

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F/CE No Seam Waterproof Day Pack
Japanese bag maker F/CE crafts its high-quality products with convenience in mind. Based on the concept of making daily life easier, F/CE creates a harmony between function and fashion, offering items that transition easily from trips and travel to everyday work and play. Their collections are based on one country per year. In preparation for the design stage, the designers stay in the theme country, feeling its air on their skin and experiencing the cultural elements it has to offer.

This 35-liter bag is completely waterproof, constructed with no sewing, but instead with an ultrasonic wave from a special machine. It’s made with Cordura 500-denier ripstop; considered for daily use, it features padding on the shoulder and back and a water bottle holder on the side. Available in two color options of olive and black and made in Vietnam.

Buy Now: $350

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