Our favorite tactical pen is the Impromptu Tactical Pen. It’s made in the USA, comes with a Cerakote coating and works with space pen refills. It looks sleek while still offering all the features you might want in a tactical pen.
The best kitchen torch is the Kollea 878A Culinary Butane Kitchen Torch. It offers adjustable heat up to 2,500 degree and comes with a safety mechanism for the trigger. It’s very easy to use and works great for all kinds of dishes.
The best soda maker for the average user is the One-Touch Fizzi. It comes with pre-set levels of carbonation which is a very handy feature to get consistent results every time you use it. The snap and lock bottle holding system works great as well.
The best inflatable camping tent for the whole family is the Valdes Inflatable Tent. It’s spacey enough, has two black-out sleeping cabins and is 100% waterproof.
Our favorite tactical backpack is the 5.11 RUSH12. It is made out of 1,050 denier nylon making it rugged enough for pretty much every use case. There is more than enough storage with a 24-liter volume, a 60-ounce hydration pocket and 16 compartments.
The best solar powered wrist watch is the Casio Pro Trek. It looks elegant while still being very durable, offering water resistance down to 100 meters. It comes with a digital compass, a barometer, an altimeter, and and a thermometer.
The best pod coffee maker for most people is the Dolce Gusto Esperta. It makes specialty coffees without a complex milk frother and can be used for hot and cold brewing. On top of that it comes with a 60-ounce reservoir that heats up quickly.
The Incase ICON Backpack is our favorite choice for college students. It is perfectly adjustable, very comfortable to wear and comes with well-placed pockets and compartments. While looks are subjective we think the design is great too.
Our top pick for the best tea maker is the KEK1322SS Electric Glass Tea Kettle. It works great, even for loose-leaf teas, offers 5 heat settings and more than enough volume, thanks to the 1.5-liter kettle.
The best family tent on the market is the WeatherMaster 6-Person. It is durable, weather resistant and offers plenty of room for a family with two parents and two children.
The best handheld GPS for hiking is the Garmin GPSMAP 64st. Great hardware as well as plenty of storage and the included 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription are hard to beat for this price.
Our pick for the best air quality monitor goes to the Awair 2nd Edition. It works with most smart devices, comes with a well designed smartphone app and will look great in pretty much every apartment.
Our favorite deep fryer is the T-fal FR8000. It comes with a 2.6-pound basket capacity and holds up to 3.5 liters of oil. It has a built-in drain and filtration system, making the cleaning process a lot easier than with traditional fryers.
The best shop vacuum is the Shop-Vac 5979403 8-Gallon. It comes with an on-board tool storage, has plenty of capacity and a sturdy enough design to last in any workshop or on demanding construction sites.
The best countertop convection oven is the COSORI CO130-AO. It can roast, toast and air fry while being large enough to prepare most meals for a family. The non-sticky interior and the crumb tray round off the package.
The best air fryer for almost every kitchen is the 3.7-quart Cosori air fryer. It’s large enough to prepare meals for a family of four and has 11 different settings to cook pretty much every meal perfectly.
The best travel backpack we found is the Farpoint 40 from Osprey. It’s TSA friendly, has plenty of storage capacity and can hold laptops up to 15 inches. It’s durable and well-made and should last you many years.
The best filtered water bottle for the outdoors is the LifeStraw Go. It’s durable, filters up to 1000 liters of water and is very easy to use. It’s an amazing gadget to have on any backpacking or hiking trip.
Our favorite tent heater is the Mr. Heater F232000. Its low-oxygen and accidental tip-over automatic shut-off are safety features you definitely want in a tent heater. It’s lightweight and works for up to 5.6 hours with one propane tank.
After hours of research we chose the the Knox Electric Cooler and Warmer for our top pick. It offer plenty of storage space, its wheels make it easy to move even when filled up with food and beverages.
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