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This photo shows the REI Co-op Kingdom Cot 3 camping cot.

REI Co-op Kingdom Cot 3 Review

The REI Co-op Kingdom Cot 3 is an ultra-comfortable fully padded camping cot. It's long, wide and stable -- but not ultralight. To get Man Makes Fire a closer look, REI sent us a review unit. This is what we...
This photo shows the TightSpot 7-Arrow Quiver.

TightSpot Quiver Review: 5 vs 7 Arrows

Our favorite quiver is undeniably the TightSpot 5-Arrow Quiver, but it's followed by the TightSpot 7-Arrow Quiver. Both are astoundingly well engineered. They're built in the USA and they come with TightSpot's ...
razor-lite razor-blaze knife

Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite Knife Review

I am not particularly good at sharpening a knife. Could I be? With enough practice, yes, but right now it's not on my get-it-done list. Enter the Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite hunting knife, which includes a new Razo...
This photo shows the Loon Outdoors Rogue Quick Draw Forceps with the Nip n Sip 2.0 nippers on a river rock.

Loon Outdoors Iconic Toolkit Review

The Loon Outdoors Iconic Toolkit is basically a combo of two must-have fly fishing tools -- nippers and forceps. The nippers, of course, let you cut tippet and leader while forceps help you grab and easily remo...
This best bowhunting gift photo shows a bowhunter standing with a hunting bow on a ridge overlooking a lake.

25 Best Gifts for Bowhunters

Finding the best gifts for bowhunters in 2018 might seem hard at first — after all, bowhunting fanatics have much of the gear they need. That’s not game over, though: Bowhunters wear out their archery gear, whi...
This photo shows the Korkers I-Drain Neoprene Guard Socks.

Korkers I-DRAIN Neoprene Guard Sock Review

The Korkers I-DRAIN Neoprene Guard Sock is one of the best wading socks available for hot-weather fishing. Wading socks are a very specific kind of gear, designed for a specific sort of fishing situation: Ty...
This photo shows a close up of the Feathered Friends Eos Down Jacket.

Feathered Friends Eos Down Jacket Review

The Feathered Friends Eos Down Jacket is everything you want a down jacket to be and nothing you don't. It's packed with ultra high-quality 900+ fill goose down, weighs in at just 10.6 ounces, and it looks and ...