2016 Father's Day Gift Guide

2016 Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Father’s Day this year falls on June 19th, which gives you more than enough time to acquire the old man something much more meaningful than adding another funny neck tie and a cheesy Hallmark card to his growing collection. To help you procure the perfect gift, we’ve curated this budget-friendly list of 20 items that any Dad would certainly enjoy unwrapping over a round of beers and a steak dinner.

Yeti Rambler Bottle 36 Ounce

Yeti Rambler Bottle

The Rambler Bottle boasts the same familiar double-wall vacuum insulated, stainless steel construction that keeps your whiskey cold and coffee hot for hours on end, a unique Over-the-Nose™ technology for easy loading, drinking, and cleaning, and a new TripHaul cap for grabbing on the go or clipping to your carabiner. Shown here in a 36 ounce. – $59

Beer Cap Map

Beer Cap Map Groove Edition

Beer Cap Maps are now available in a new metal version for displaying all of you or your father’s weekend beer consumption mementos. The new version is crafted from an outdoor-friendly, heavy duty 20 gauge steel and sports enough room to accommodate 150 beer caps from dad’s favorite six-packs. – $99

5.11 Operator Axe

5.11 Operator Axe

The Operator Axe features 24 different tools and functions including a tomahawk blade, a hammer point, a pry bar, a jimped shaft and handle for maintaining a solid grip while working, an assortment of built-in metric and standard wrenches and sockets, and a sheet metal cutter that should come in handy during rescue operations. – $160

BioLite Camp Stove

BioLite Camp Stove

The Biolite Campstove is a lightweight wood-burning camp stove that converts heat into a viable electricity source for charging your electronic devices in the bush. It not only boils water in less than five minutes, but can also grill food on site thanks to an optional and separate grill accessory. – $130

Essential EDC Kit

Essential EDC Kit

Built to be both practical and highly functional, the Essential EDC Kit includes a Split Key Ring, a Screw Key Set, a Peanut Lighter, a handy Woodchuck Wire Saw Keychain built from 550-pound rated paracord, a fire steel with a nameplate fire striker, and a wire saw. – $50

Fossil Nate Watch

Fossil Nate Watch

Featuring oversized lugs and a handsome with intricate detailing, the military-inspired Nate Watch by fossil will be the part of your wardrobe that gets noticed first. A chronograph movement keeps you on time while a classic leather strap can be interchanged with one that suits your attire. – $145

Topo Designs Plaid Flannel Work Shirt

Topo Designs Plaid Work Shirt

The Plaid Flannel Work Shirt by Topo Designs was made for the the trail, the mountains, the campsite, and for those early fall mornings spent sprucing up your motorcycle in the garage. A cotton flannel construction is breathable in the summer, and warm enough in the winter, while a tailored, trim fit and a western design provides a classic look appropriate for everyday wear. – $129

100 Deadly Skills

100 Deadly Skills

100 Deadly Skills goes beyond the typical survival scenarios and delves into more specific self-preservation skills usually taught to special forces trained in black-ops. – $12

Silverlit RC Heli Blaster

SilverLit RC Heli Blaster

Not only is this remote controlled helicopter simple to maneuver, but it also comes equipped with six plastic missiles that can be shot in bursts of three with the press of a button. Getting fired from your job has never been more fun. – $76

Filson Travel Kit

Filson Travel Kit

If your father is consistently hitting the road for adventure or business, then a quality dopp kit is a solid choice for a gift this year. This one by Filson features leather accents, a rustproof zipper, and plenty of room for his grooming essentials no matter how long the trip. – $95

Cocoon Grid-It Orgnizer

Cocoon Grid-It Organizer

the Cocoon Grid-It Organizer fits into any standard backpack, laptop bag, or travel case and features a rubberized woven elastic retention system for organizing your collection of cords, chargers, pocket tools, EDC Knives, or all of the above in various configurations. – $22

Jabra Solemate Mini

Jabra Solemate Mini

The Jabra Solemate Mini bluetooth speaker delivers—in spite of it’s extremely portable size—a powerful listening experience thanks to two separate speakers, NFC and Bluetooth connectivity, and an all-day 8 hour battery. – $45+

The Jack In Army Everyday Oxford

The Jack In Army Everyday Oxford

the Everyday Oxford by Taylor Stitch is crafted from 6 ounce Japanese Milled Rugby Oxford that renders it soft enough for all day wear yet rugged enough to last for decades. A tailored design with a high arm hole provides a modern fit for this classic staple. – $98

Zero Tolerance 0095BW Knife

Zero Tolerance 0095BW Knife

The knife’s solid titanium handles render it lighter than solid steel models without compromising overall strength, while an S35VN, harpoon-style steel blade maintains a sharper edge for longer than it’s S30V steel counterpart. – $220

Bellroy Note Sleeve 2.0

Bellroy Note Sleeve 2.0

The Note Sleeve 2.0 is now available in three new exciting colors and features an improved coin storage area, quick-access slots for your most-used cards, a unique pull-tab feature for quickly accessing those cards you don’t use very often, and enough storage capacity for bills, your spare change, and up to eleven cards while maintaining a slim silhouette. – $90

Lems Boulder Boot

Lems Boulder Boot

The new Boulder Boots are made from stain and moisture-resistant 1200 denier nylon and leather, and feature a unique collapsible design so they’ll easily fit in your suitcase or backpack. The best part is that each boot weighs only 9.9 ounces, making them comfortable enough for all day wear on the trail or around town. – $115

Frank and Oak Italian Leather Messenger

Frank & Oak Italian Leather Messenger

Send dad to the office in style with this leather messenger from Frank & Oak. It’s handmade in Montreal from full grain Italian leather and features a raw edge finish, thick topstitching, an interior zip pocket, and heavy duty YKK zippers. – $325

J.Crew Field Mechanic Jacket

J.Crew Field Mechanic Jacket

The Field Mechanic Jacket by J.Crew is a modern take on the vintage field coat, offering a trimmer fit and a more modern look for everyday wear without sacrificing the features that made the original M-65 field jackets so great such as a foldable zip hood, flap pockets, and adjustable cuff tabs. – $198

Grafton EDC Pen

Grafton EDC Pen

The main goal when designing the Grafton EDC Pen was to improve upon the flaws that already exist with current selection of EDC pens. To accomplish this task, the pen was first crafted from 100% anodized aluminum instead of plastic, and then outfitted with a heavy duty bolt-on brass clip, a better-functioning clicking mechanism, and an improved grip. – $35

GoRuck GR1

GoRuck GR1

Built from military-grade, water-resistant materials, the low-profile GR1 Backpack opens up to reveal a large main compartment and a 17 inch, bombproof internal compartment reinforced to accommodate a hydration bladder or laptop computer, while a handful of external and internal pockets and integrated MOLLE webbing improve overall organization. – $295

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