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Five Seriously Cool Outdoor Equipment You Didn't Know You Needed

If you're new to the whole camping and outdoorsing thing, you may think you've already bought or have all the gear you need for a good camping experience. But once you make the mistake of window shopping for outdoor gear on Amazon, you'll be surprised to discover products that provide ingenious solutions to problems around the camp that you may not realize.

 For this post, we picked out a handful of top-rated equipment that look deceptively simple but are surprisingly clever and can transform your outdoor experience from good to great.


Xergur Camping Tripod Board

You'll need ropework skills to make a sturdy tripod but it's something that you can't learn overnight. If your tripod isn't strong, you could spill the food that you are cooking and even cause a fire. If you want a quick and easy way to build a tripod, this is what you want to get 
Compliments Complaints
  • Sturdy and well-made
  • Simple but effective
  • Can also be used for hanging and knotting
  • Somewhat small
  • Might be made in China
  • Edges are a bit sharp

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Solo Stove Ranger

The Solo Stove Ranger can help you start a bonfire easily and keep it tidy. Now you don't need to dig a pit to keep your fire contained, all the burnt fuel will stay inside the can, also reducing the risk of embers catching fire. Made out of high-grade aluminum, it is also strong and stable which means you can also use it as a stove or grill without worrying that it will tip over.
Compliments Complaints
  • Reduces smoke and litter
  • Easier to start a campfire, burns fuel more efficiently
  • Stable and contains fires effectively
  • Takes up space
  • A bit pricey
  • Discolors easily

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Muzen Wild Mini Rugged Outdoor Speaker

The Muzen Wild Mini is a must-have since it is not only loud for such a small package, its rugged good looks is also not just for show. It feels solid and military-grade, waterproof, and even packs a flashlight. 
Compliments Complaints
  • Heavy duty, military-grade design
  • Compact and portable
  • Loud for its size
  • Customer service didn't reply to one customer
  • Battery life is not great
  • Buttons not as intuitive

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HALO Bolt Wireless Laptop Power Bank

The Halo Bolt is one serious powerbank. In fact, it is so serious that it has enough power to jumpstart a car battery. It has the capacity but what separates it from the pack is its ability to wirelessly charge smartphones. At just around $100, this monster of a power bank that's hard to ignore.  
Compliments Complaints
  • Charge seems to last forever
  • Great travel companion
  • Great price point
  • A customer complained that it overheated his iPhone
  • A bit bulky for everyday use

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WACACO Nanopresso Portable Espresso Maker

If you're not a fan of boiled or pour over coffee and want to get your 'presso on even while camping, then you need to get a Nanopresso. Making coffee with it can't get any easier and you can also get an attachment that can make it compatible with Nespresso pods. 
Compliments Complaints
  • Heavy-duty
  • Very compact
  • Can use Nespresso pods with attachment
  • Can be difficult to clean
  • Only makes a single shot of espresso
  • Can be messy

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