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Sports and outdoors

I purchased this cute little fishing rod a few weeks ago to take with me on my motorbike. The Pen Rod easily into my topbox or backpack, and is surprisingly good for such an inexpensive thing. I've also got a larger collapsable Shimano rod, but it's just a little bit ...

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The Vango Banshee 200 and the Vango Blade 200 are very similar tents. They're both 2 man (in reality 1 man + some gear), both have 5000mm hydroscopic head flysheets and 6000mm rated waterproof groundsheets, and both have roughly the same amount of room inside - which isn't much. They're ...

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The Powertech 5 in 1 jump starter is branded under countless names around the world, the only difference being the sticker on the front, and the inverter voltage... but when it comes down to it, they're all the same - cheap and nasty Chinese jump starters with plenty of bells ...

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I just bought a fishing kayak. After being tempted by a brand name kayak from a retail store (at around $700), I finally ended up buying an unbranded model that is practically IDENTICAL for $380, including a paddle and seat. It doesn't have a brand name or the minor tweaks ...

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If you want to get a laser sight for your rifle or air rifle, PLEASE keep in mind that that anything over 1mw (the maximum legal power in Australia) will probably be seized by Customs. Most of the Chinese laser sights are above 1mw, which is a shame, because a ...

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As much as I love my alcohol burning stove (I use a Trangia), there are times when I much prefer to use my Esbit solid fuel stove instead. There's something very reassuring about having solid fuel that can't spill - especially when travelling in places where my backpack is ...

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The best thing you can do for any sleeping bag is use a sleeping bag liner inside it. You can go crazy and spend big money for a top of the line "hiking" liner, or (like me), you can do the smart thing and buy a synthetic silk fiber sleeping ...

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Everyone should have a good hatchet, especially if you go camping, or have a wood fired stove or barbecue. Forget those crappy Chinese hatchets from the camping chain stores, they're total junk and cost nearly as much as a 'real' hatchet. Fiskars X7 hatchets are made in Finland, have a ...

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The ONLY downside I can find for my Nalgene wide mouth bottle is that the mouth on it is so wide that it's impossible to use in the car/train/bus etc without spilling. There is a simple solution and it's the capCAP lid from Humangear. The capCAP replaces the entire standard ...

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Everyone should have a bug out bag, or a bail out bag, or a get out of Dodge bag, or whatever you want to call it. Some people are happy to spend a few hundred dollars on a super high quality Maxpedition bag, and some aren't. For those who would ...

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