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Today in Gear: Stouts for Bourbon Lovers, a Swiss Army Knife for Watch Lovers & More

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Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.


New & Noteworthy Releases


The Genuine TROPIC Strap Is Back and It’s Better Than Ever

Once standard issue for the world’s most iconic dive watches throughout the 1960s and 1970s, the TROPIC strap is back, using a new and proprietary vulcanized rubber formula optimized to deliver unmatched comfort and quality.

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If You Love Bourbon, You’ll Love the 2019 Bourbon County Stout Lineup

Goose Island's 2019 Bourbon County Stout lineup will include beers aged in Heaven Hill, Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey barrels.

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This Swiss Army Knife Features an Essential Tool for Watch Lovers

A case knife is an essential piece of kit for the watch enthusiast — this version is a special collaboration between Victorinox and HODINKEE.

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This Auction Features Some Exceptional Vintage Rolex Watches

The "Driver's Collection" auction features 18 fine watches, mostly of the vintage Rolex variety, coinciding with the RM Sotheby’s Monterey car auction.

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These New Pocket Knives Channel Iconic American Blades

Filson drew on classic American knife designs for its latest collection, which includes two folders and one fixed blade.

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You’ve Never Seen Carpenter Pants Like These

With a velcro waist and a relaxed fit.

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The Ford Ranger’s New Off-Road Package Is a Great Deal, But Not for Everyone

The new Ranger FX2 brings all the all-terrain goodies you want...except for four-wheel-drive.

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Upgrade Your Camp Breakfast with Our New Staff Favorite Meal

Just add water and you're guaranteed a better breakfast.

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Lodge Acquired Finex. What Does That Mean for the Cast Iron Enthusiasts?

Lodge, the biggest cast-iron skillet maker in the world, just bought Finex. Does that matter to anyone other than Lodge and Finex?

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This Overlanding Toyota Camper Van is Made With Land Cruiser Bits

Australia's Bus 4x4 combines a Toyota HiAce with Land Cruiser componentry to create the ultimate overlanding van.

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Fresh Deals

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Seiko Men’s Watches
Save 33%: Seiko consistently offers some of the best value for money in watches, even before the sales start. That being said, we all relish the opportunity to save even more, and right now Macy’s is offering deep discounts on tons of popular models (roughly 33%), from the Presage dress watch line to the professional Prospex diver models. With such variety on offer, there’s truly something for everybody.
— Oren Hartov

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Outerknown Apex Trunk
Save 30%: The Kelly Slater-designed Apex Trunk by Outerknown is the pinnacle of technical swim trunks with a price tag to match. The swim trunks have a starting price of $125, which may steer some people away. But there’s a reason the Apex Trunk is the best pair of board shorts money can buy.

The Apex Trunk continues the legacy of Outerknown’s commitment to sustainability, constructed with about 12 plastic bottles worth of recycled polyester. The trunk is designed with stitch-free seams, 14 percent stretch and a slimmed-down construction. It’s a pair of board shorts worthy of an 11-time world champion surfer.

For one day only, the full Kelly Slater line of Apex Trunks is on sale. Take 30 percent off all Apex Trunks by entering the discount code APEX30 at checkout. This is the first time the brand is marking down these trunks, so there’s never been a better time to stock up on the best board shorts. — Tyler Chin

Buy Now: $125+ $88+

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Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket
Save $50: The Nano Puff Jacket runs typically for $199, but right now you can score one for 25% off in previous season’s colors at REI. It’s one of those if-it-ain’t-broke pieces that Patagonia launches every season in new colors but the guts of the jacket remain the same. You’ll never need to update it either because Patagonia’s zero-questions repair program will take care of any fixes as it continues to age. (I’ve taken advantage of this multiple times, and my jacket has the new zipper and patch to prove it.) — Tanner Bowden

Buy Now: $199 $149

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Kryptonite Evolution Bike Lock Sale
Save 26%: Looking up a bike outside always comes with its fair share of risk. A proper bike lock can help lower the chances that your bike will go missing overnight or while you’re at work. Right now, you can pick up a lock from Kryptonite for 26 percent off. The Kryptonite Evolution 11-14mm U-Lock Mini 7 usually sells for $67, but today, you can pick one up for just $50.

The Mini comes with 13 mm hardened steel that claims to hold together through hand tools and bolt cutters. A steel looped cable increases your bike’s protection. Each lock comes with three keys that you can store on your person, at work and home. Pro tip: register your keys as soon as you get your lock and Kryptonite will send you two new ones in case you lose them. Pick up one of Kryptonite’s most robust locks today.
— Meg Lappe

Buy Now: $67 $50

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Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise-Canceling Headphones
Save $150: Right now, eBay is selling refurbished Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones for under $200. That’s a pretty terrific deal considering these are arguably the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy, and new models typically cost around $350. It should be noted that Bose and Sony both recently dropped the prices of their QuietComfort 35 II ($349 $299) and WH-1000XM3 ($349 $299) headphones, respectively, by $50 – Amazon is selling both their headphones for under $300. That said, if you’ve been wanting to purchase some really great noise-canceling headphones, which are right up there with the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 ($399) and the Bose QuietComfort 35 II, then you should jump on this eBay deal. — Tucker Bowe

Buy Now: $349 $199

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Apple Watch Series 3
Save $80: The Apple Watch Series 3 is on sale on Amazon right now for $199, which is $80 off its normal price. It’s the lowest price that Apple’s smartwatch has dropped to, and it’s a great deal for most people looking to buy their first Apple Watch. The catch is that this on-sale Series 3 is only available in a 38mm model, meaning you probably need to have a small wrist to wear it. (The 42mm model is not on sale.)
— Tucker Bowe

Buy Now: $279 $199

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Dr. Martens x Engineered Garments 1461 Smith Shoes
Save 20%: New York clothing brand Engineered Garments teamed up with Dr. Martens to riff on a classic shoe style. The collaboration 1461 Smith shoe has a smooth leather upper, a lace-up closure and a velcro strap. Made in the UK, the oxford silhouette features a branded hell loop, a leather lining, Dr. Martens’ Air-Cushioned sole and Goodyear welt construction.

Available in a range of colors, the shoe is now 20 percent off at Need Supply Co. and costs just $184. If you’re looking for an iconic silhouette with a twist, don’t sleep on this. — John Zientek

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Today on Gear Patrol


Review: These Wireless Earbuds Are AirPod Alternatives for Audiophiles

The company's first true wireless earbuds are a bonafide AirPod competitor.

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5 Trail Running Tips and Tricks a Top Ultra Runner Swears By

Katie Arnold, the 2018 Leadville 100 women's champ, makes it easy for anyone to transition from road to trail running.

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Some of the Best Phone Charging Cables for the Car

These great charging cables will cut down on tech clutter and enhance your driving experience.

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5 Things to Cook Sous Vide Besides Steak

Your sous vide circulator can do more than cook the perfect steak. Here are five things you're not making but should.

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Handsome Mechanical Watches for Less Than $500? Look No Further Than Lorier

Lauren and Lorenzo Ortega's Lorier Watches is crafting some of the best values in mechanical tool watches in the U.S.

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2020 McLaren 720S Spider Review: Pop the Top for Added Fun

McLaren's 720S redefined super sports car performance when it arrived in 2017. Now, the droptop Spider brings open-air joy to the package.

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3 Northwestern Boot Makers You Should Know

Boots from the American Northwest were created to survive flames and rough terrain. Here are the companies that make them best.

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Affordable Alternatives to 5 Iconic Watches

They aren't knockoffs or homages, either. They completely stand on their own.

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The Best (Mostly Affordable) Classic Cars You Can Buy from 1985-1995

The best combination of affordability, performance and personality, without sacrificing modern tech comforts and old-school simplicity.

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Beware: Your MacBook Pro Might Not Be Allowed on a Plane Anymore

In June, Apple issued a recall for certain MacBook Pros sold between 2015 and 2017 because their batteries pose a fire risk. Now, the FAA is banning the affected models from flight as well.

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