5.11 All Hazards Nitro Vs Rush 12 Review

We have to admit that reviewing these two backpacks was actually exciting.

On one hand, we have a backpack that we’d almost consider to be the swiss knife of the backpacks, and then there was the Rush 12, which appeared to be basic but actually impressed us in the end.

If you’ve been on the lookout for the perfect pack that has your back whether you need an EDC or a hiking pack, check out our comparison of both the Hazards Nitro and Rush 12 backpacks.

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Thule Sidearm Vs Yakima Frontloader Review

With all the bike racks available, it can be difficult picking the right one.
And with your bikes possibly being one of your biggest investments the pressure is on.

The wrong or cheap bike rack comes at a high cost when you travel a lot or when you’re driving at high speeds. There’s a possibility that they won’t hold up and your bike may go flying off the back of your car while on the highway.

You don’t want that and neither do we. So that’s why we’re comparing two popular bike racks that will help you get on the road faster without having to wade through all the different choices.

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Yakima Highroller Vs Frontloader Mount Review

Both the Yakima Highroller and the Yakima Frontloader are attractive options when considering installing a bike rack to your car’s roofing system, but the differences between the two may make one option more attractive than the other.

Namely, the installation and ease of mounting your bikes.

In this review we put the Highroller and the Frontloader head to head so that you can determine which one is best for you. So if you’re short on time and want a simple solution, keep reading to see which bike rack system we recommend for you.

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Yakima Jetstream Vs Whispbar Review

A roof rack system opens up the possibilities of being able to use your car to haul everything from bikes, cargo boxes, to kayaks.

The Jetstream and Whispbar is not a complete roof rack system, but rather the cross rails that will allow you to attach those extra accessories securely.

In this review lineup, we’ll compare both products side by side so you can determine which one will work best for you and your lifestyle.

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Thule Force Vs Yakima Skybox Rooftop Car Boxes Review

Traveling is already stressful without having to worry about how to strategically pack all of your family’s belongings into one cramped vehicle.

Aside from upgrading to a larger vehicle or renting a small tow trailer, there’s a much cheaper alternative that won’t affect your wallet in the long run and can save you the frustration and hassle of playing Tetris with suitcases and bags.

Today we’ll be looking at the Thule Force and Yakima Skybox rooftop car boxes.

We won’t go into the specifics of the sizes since the only key differences between all the models is, well, size.

That said, we’ve always suggested going for the next size up whenever you’re in doubt. So if you’re not sure if the medium will hold all those sleeping bags (and a few extras), maybe you should consider the next size up. We’ll make it easier by listing the sizes and dimensions in a table below as well.

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Kuat NV 2.0 Vs Sherpa 2.0 Review

Bike racks make it possible to travel anywhere with your bike without having to break it down or stuff it into your vehicle.

Of course, you can’t just pick any bike rack and hope for the best. Well, you can, but you may end up disappointed. Or worse, find out that the rack won’t work for your particular bike.

For the purpose of this review, we’ll be talking about two highly rated rear mount racks: The Kuat NV 2.0 and the Sherpa 2.0. We liked both of them, but each are ideal under certain circumstances.

Keep reading to see which one will work best for you.

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Difference Between Maxpedition Falcon 2 and 3

Trying to find a backpack that can meet the requirements of being an EDC bag or be equally at home out in the wilderness can be difficult.

Not every bag is designed the same way and some bags can leave you in tough predicaments when they fall apart.

Maxpedition produces some of the top talked about packs today, but they didn’t achieve their almost celeb like following from being ordinary or like the rest.

These bags are trusted by hundreds of hunters/hikers and even regular folk who just want a pack that can accompany them to work and back.

So when we were given the opportunity to review the Maxpedition Falcon II and Falcon III, we practically leaped at the opportunity.

Below we’ve covered their similarities, differences as well as some other things to be aware of.

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Best Heavy Duty Tent Stakes

I love camping, but I’ve had my fair share of miserable camp experiences, especially when it comes to tent problems. When I was a kid, my camp-loving family actually swore off tent camping and bought a trailer after the worst tent experience ever.

Of course, trailer camping isn’t quite the same as tent camping, you certainly can’t pack a trailer out into the wilderness. Want to enjoy great camping trips without tent failures? Then you need to invest in some good tent pegs.

Everyone knows the tent pegs that come with most tents are crap. You can’t pound them into hard dirt or expect them to stick in soft earth.

I once watched with great amusement as a friend’s tent blew across the beach after its tent pegs totally failed in the sand. If you don’t want to be the dude chasing a tent – or pounding dangerous rebar in the ground—then it’s time to get some real tent pegs.

If you want something you can rely on, then it’s a good idea to invest in quality tent pegs. As a rule, these tend to be affordable, and they can be worth their weight in gold when you get a good night of sleep out in the wilderness.

Wondering where to get good tent pegs for your next camping trip? You’re in the right place! We’ll look at the various types of tent stakes and give you a recommendation for each.

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Thule Traverse (480) Vs Thule Rapid Traverse (480R) Foot Pack

Installing a rack on your naked car roof can prove to be difficult and confusing if you don’t know what you’re doing.

These two-foot packs we’re reviewing today will make the process a little less complicated but will also ensure you won’t have to spend a small fortune down the road when your cheap footpacks break or fail.

The last thing you want to worry about is your Kayak flying off your roof while cruising down the highway doing 50mph.

Thule is well known for creating quality gear, so let’s get right into our Thule 480 vs 480r review.

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