Tough Rubber Boots
The Chore, an all-weather boot from the Original Muck Boot Company is constructed with a 5-mm CR neoprene flex foam bootie and a four-way stretch nylon lining that is 100% waterproof. The stretch-fit top line binding snugs the calf to keep warmth in and cold out. The boot is offered with or without a steel toe, in high- and mid-boot heights. It features a flexible, lightweight rubber outsole with an additional Achilles reinforcement, steel-shank arch support and triple reinforced toe. The boot is available in black in men sizes 5 to 16 and womens sizes 6 to 13; prices vary by retailer. Contact: The Original Muck Boot Company; (800) 777-9021; www.muckbootcompany.com.
For a powerful beam of light for any activity, Nite Ize created the BrimLit, a flexible and lightweight lighting system that attaches to the brim of a hat. It is formed from high-density EVA foam with spring-tension clips that automatically adjust to the brim’s thickness. The BrimLit features four LED bulbs that can be set to low or high depending on whether the task needs direct light or a soft glow. Price: $16.69. Contact: ChicExecs PR, 1487 Poinsettia Ave., Ste. 125, Vista, CA 92081; (760) 992-9113; www.chicexecs.com.
Take Fuel Farther
Featherlite’s new Model 1570 compact aluminum fuel trailer can be easily transported to fuel and service equipment on site. It includes a 540-gal. aluminum fuel tank with baffles inside to reduce fuel movement. A sight gauge helps haulers see fuel capacity. It comes with a gasoline-powered transfer pump, 25'-long retractable hose reel with fuel nozzle, fuel filter, drain plug and enclosed compartment with lockable doors. The standard trailer is 4’ 11" wide and 9’ 4" long. Contact: your local dealer or Featherlite Trailers; (800) 800-1230; www.fthr.com/tnews.
Secure Electric Cords
Q Knot, a reusable multipurpose tie, helps organize cluttered messes in the home, garage and farm shop. The product’s self-locking design is stretchable and flexible to bundle multiple objects and includes non-slip teeth. Yet for all its ability to hold securely, the Q Knot is easy to release and retie. The Q Knot Pro has new slanted triangular teeth to grip heavy-duty tasks harder. The Q Knot Original is sold in packages of 12 (MSRP $5.99) and 25 (MSRP $8.99), and can be found at The Container Store, Crate & Barrel, Storables, CVS, Rite Aid and Amazon.com. The Q Knot Pro is sold nationwide at Orchard Supply Hardware, select Home Depot stores and www.HomeDepot.com in packages of 12 (MSRP $6.50) and 25 (MSRP $9.98). All Q Knot variety packs retail for under $10. Contact: www.Ut-wire.com.
- March 2013