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5 Flashlights That Would Make Great Father's Day Gifts

5 Flashlights That Would Make Great Father's Day Gifts Dad with a fashlight

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and if you’re anything like me, you might be racking your brain to come up with a great gift idea that isn’t a boring new tie or wallet. But you know one thing dads love that you might not have thought of? Awesome flashlights. Put a professional grade torch in his hand, watch him geek out on the features, specs, and be ready for him to tell you all the ways he's already planning to use it. But with so many options, how do you know which flashlight is the right one for him? That’s where I, along with my band of flashlight Gear Geniuses, am here to help.

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Gear Geeks Rejoice - These 12 Ingenious New Products from Nite Ize Just Dropped

Gear Geeks Rejoice - These 12 Ingenious New Products from Nite Ize Just Dropped New products from Nite Ize Winter 2024

If you know anything about Nite Ize, you know that we live for bringing innovative new gear to market not once, but twice a year. What can we say, we just like to go the extra mile. From new ways to carry keys, to fun ways to light your entertaining space, and beyond, we’re excited to finally tell you what we’ve been working on. Best of all, these new products are in stock now and ready to ship!

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Dive Into the Nite Ize Summer Product Drop

Dive Into the Nite Ize Summer Product Drop 2023 new products

This past June we announced 13 exciting new products joining our product line this late summer/early fall. Now comes the exciting time we get to fill you in on all the details as they are now in stock and ready to ship! From robust new headlamps and lanterns to new ways to keep your pup glowing all night long, this product drop is packed with exciting gear we can’t wait to tell you about. Let’s take a look.

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10 Tips for an Epic Music Festival Season

10 Tips for an Epic Music Festival Season concert and music festival goers

Hey there, concertgoers and festival fanatics. Summer concerts are here, and whether your scene is heavy metal, bluegrass, or EDM, our pro tips - and pro gear - will ensure you have an epic season.

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7 New Products That Will Make Your Life a Little Bit Easier

7 New Products That Will Make Your Life a Little Bit Easier New gear from Nite Ize

If you’ve been following Nite Ize for a while, you probably know how excited we get to tell you all about our brand new products we unveil twice a year. Today is no exception, as our latest innovations are in stock and ready to ship now. Let’s dive in.

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Gear Up For Ski and Snowboard Season

Gear Up For Ski and Snowboard Season Gear up for ski season

Winter is officially here, and it's got us daydreaming about hitting the slopes. Whether you're a skier or snowboarder, keep reading for gear hacks that'll help you shred smarter. 

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2022 Holiday Gift Guide: There's a Gift for Everyone on Your List

2022 Holiday Gift Guide: There's a Gift for Everyone on Your List Holiday gift exchange

It’s the gift-giving season once again, and our in-house Gift Geniuses are here to help you choose the perfect gift for your hard-to-shop-for loved ones. We’ve put together 30 gift recommendations in a variety of price points based on your recipients’ favorite activities.

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How to Find Your Perfect Steelie Phone Mount

How to Find Your Perfect Steelie Phone Mount how to find the best steelie mobile phone mount

If you drive a car, chances are you use your phone for GPS, hands-free calling, or queueing up your playlists and podcasts for your commute. Doesn’t your phone deserve a dedicated home in your car? And don’t you deserve an easy way to change the song and track your route?

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5 Products That Will Upgrade Your Tailgate Party This Season

5 Products That Will Upgrade Your Tailgate Party This Season 5 tailgating tips

Ahhh, fall. That time of year when the leaves turn brilliant shades of orange, the air smells distinctly crisp, and Starbucks releases its beloved seasonal beverages. But some of us have been waiting patiently for fall for a different reason—it’s football season again! And who doesn’t love a good tailgate? Whether you’re throwing your own parking lot party, or you’re simply an enthusiastic guest, we have some gear recommendations to take your pregaming to the next level.

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WATER RESISTANT VS. WATERPROOF: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

WATER RESISTANT VS. WATERPROOF: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? Person splashing in a puddle

When it comes to packaging and marketing jargon, the terms “water resistant” and “waterproof” may seem like they mean the same thing at first glance. However, dig just a little deeper and you’ll quickly learn that the distinction in these terms can mean a difference in your gear becoming waterlogged and useless, or staying safe and dry. Many products – particularly when it comes to outdoor gear – are eager to tout themselves as “water-resistant” or “waterproof.” But when making a decision on what to buy, it’s important to know that you’re getting the right product for what you need.

The term “water resistant” means that the material or object in question is able to withstand a certain amount of moisture and wetness for a certain amount of time, before being completely soaked through. In a similar vein, “water repellent” usually means that the item is not easily penetrated by water and has been treated with some sort of hydrophobic coating to fend off liquids.

To put these terms into a very basic perspective, you can figure that “water resistant,” “weather resistant” or “water repellent” products can withstand a bit of light rain, snow or splashes without taking on damage.

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