Gift Ideas Under $30

Gift Ideas: Under $30

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With Christmas less than two weeks away, the holiday shopping season is in full swing — heavy shopping traffic and maxed-out credit cards included. If you managed to pick up some sweet gear and threads for yourself on black Friday and Cyber Monday but still haven’t finished gift-hunting for everyone else, fear not.

We’ve curated this special gift list to help you shop for those distant relatives, neighbors, or co-workers you still have to buy for. And because Christmas shopping can take it’s toll on your bank account, these 31 gifts under $30 won’t break the bank.

Kershaw Cryo Folding Knife

Kershaw Cryo Folding Knife

While it sports a rather slim design, the Cryo is a fairly substantial EDC knife yet comfortable for everyday carry. It is outfitted with a 2.75-inch steel blade and Kershaw’s winning feature — Kershaw’s SpeedSafe assisted opening mechanism that allows for seamless and rapid blade deployment. For a limited time, the Cryo Knife can be had for under $30 for the everyday carry enthusiast on your shopping list. – Shop Now


 

KeyBar Aluminum Key Organizer

KeyBar Aluminum Key Organizer

The KeyBar includes all of the hardware required to carry between 1 and 12 keys neatly tucked away in an aluminum body, and eliminating the jingling sound consistent with a typical keychain setup in the process. Additional features include a removable pocket clip, a key fob link, and a pair of O rings to adjust the KeyBar’s tension to your liking. – Shop Now

Timex Expedition Camper Watch

Timex Expedition Camper Watch

The Timex Expedition line is a series of watches that packs a fair amount of toughness and quality into a simple, functional design — and for a great price as well. The crisply designed, easy-to-read black case with white dial marking) makes for a versatile, neutral change of pace alongside the green nylon strap. – Shop Now

Nada Surf High/Low Vinyl Record

Nada Surf High/Low Vinyl Album

Collecting vinyl albums has become popular again, and there’s no better way to start growing your collection than with Nada Surf’s High/Low album from 1996 — pressed exclusively for Vinyl subscription club Vinyl Me Please. Extras include a 150g orange color Gatefold jacket and and 8-page lyric booklet. – Shop Now

Keychain Tool EDC Kit

Keychain Tool EDC Kit

Featuring everything from a bottle opener to cross and flat head screwdrivers, a multi-hex wrench and an LED torch, this easy-to-carry and easy-to-store EDC kit is ultimately hard to forget — in fact, we ultimately recommend that you don’t leave home without it. – Shop Now

Whisker Dam

Whisker Dam

Exactly what the bewhiskered man on your gift list deserves — a way to enjoy a rich-headed beer, without soaking his ‘stache. Made from 100% copper with a satisfying patina and non-toxic barrier, Whisker Dam is old-time class for today’s mustachioed fellow. – Shop Now

J5 Tactical V1-Pro Flashlight

J5 Tactical V1-Pro Flashlight

If you want the most bang for your buck — especially at this price point — you can’t go wrong adding J5 Tactical’s V1-Pro Flashlight to your EDC arsenal. At 300 lumens, it’s quite brighter than most other everyday flashlights under $20, and will last much longer than most of them too (21 hours) — on a single AAA battery nevertheless. – Shop Now

Gerber Pocket Square Knife

Gerber Pocket Square Knife

This pocket square isn’t trying to match your tie. Slim and minimal with square-edged style, this knife from Gerber has an ambidextrous thumb lift and liner lock for a confident open and close. The fine-edge, drop-point blade is made from a durable grade of stainless steel and the handle features a glass-filled nylon onlay for grip. A removable, reversible pocket clip lets you carry this tip-up folder in any pocket you see fit. – Shop Now

Stanley Classic Flask

Stanley Classic Flask

This everyday carry-friendly hip flask is made from rugged stainless steel and features a wide mouth opening for large-sized nips of the good stuff at the office Christmas party.  It also comes with an integrated lanyard so you don’t accidentally lose your cap.  It may be rugged, but that doesn’t mean it’s not smart. – Shop Now

Duke Cannon Sea Solid Cologne

Duke Cannon Solid Cologne – Sea

This concentrated cologne balm by Duke Cannon melts easily at your fingertips for precise application on the go and delivers a light, fresh water scent with notes of citrus. Throw this travel-friendly tin in your briefcase, gym bag, desk drawer, or coat pocket and you’ll always have a means to smell great. – Shop Now

Noco XGrid XGB3 Charger

Noco XGrid XGB3 Charger

This portable charger’s rubberized shell resists water and dust, USB and micro USB ports serve two devices at once, and you’ll get up to 15 hours talk time or 100 hours of audio playback per charge. – Shop Now

Nerf N-Strike Elite SurgeFire

Nerf N-Strike Elite SurgeFire

You’ll be surprised by the firepower packed into this mid-size blaster, which features 15 darts in a rotating drum.  You’ll get decent range with darts that fly up to 90 feet, as well as speedy attack capabilities thanks to pump-action blasting and slam fire functionality. – Shop Now

TaoTronics Wireless 4.2 Magnetic Earbuds

TaoTronics Wireless 4.2 Magnetic Earbuds

Bluetooth 4.2 technology wirelessly connects these wireless earbuds to your devices while aptX provides enhanced, CD-quality sound, made even better by CVC 6.0 noise cancellation technology.  Finally, enjoy up to six continuous hours of playtime on a single charge. – Shop Now

Duke Cannon Bloody Knuckles Hand Repair Balm

Bloody Knuckles Hand Repair Balm

For the firefighters, coal miners, welders, and other hard-working men and women that are the very fabric of what makes America great, Bloody Knuckles repair balm is made with lanolin and other thoughtful ingredients that provide much-needed moisture to a pair of overworked paws without leaving them feeling greasy or sticky. – Shop Now

The Tin Mill Key Safe

The Tin Mill Key Safe

The Key Safe is the carry-all of your EDC collection, essentially a place to dump your random coins, medications, and other small, easy-to-lose items. It’s waterproof, cylindrical design is crafted from stainless steel, while it’s miniature size and integrated key ring attachment render it ideal for carrying on your existing keychain setup. – Shop Now

Rubber Band Engineer

Rubber Band Engineer

Rubber Band Engineer is the field guide for making rockets, catapults, a rubber band helicopter, and other contraptions using only household goods, office supplies, and, of course, rubber bands. – Shop Now

Trayvax Summit Minimalist Wallet

Trayvax Summit Minimalist Wallet

To keep the Summit Minimalist Wallet’s design simple, Trayvax built it from only two components, which renders it both lightweight and slim while still offering much-needed RFID protection. – Shop Now

18.21 Man Made Wash

18.21 Man Made Wash

No sulfates or parabens, just the sweet scent of raw tobacco. Made in Texas with Texas pride, this spirit-inspired bottle will go well in your shower and will make any shower snoopers in your life wonder just what you do during your morning wash. – Shop Now

Spine Titanium Wallet

Spine Titanium Wallet

The Spine Wallet is crafted from grade 5 titanium, which renders it extremely lightweight, water resistant, corrosion-resistant, and stronger than other wallets of the leather and plastic variety. It also — not surprisingly — opens bottles. – Shop Now

Topo Designs Dopp Kit

Topo Designs Dopp Kit

Made from rugged 1000D Cordura fabric for durability, the Dopp Kit by Topo Designs features a unique triangular design that easily fits onto shelves and counters, along with a water resistant inner liner for easy cleaning. – Shop Now

CRKT Drifter Knife

CRKT Drifter Knife

For a little over 20 bucks this stainless steel frame-lock folding knife offers it’s user a sharp 8Cr14MoV stainless steel blade, an integrated pocket clip, and the peace of mind knowing you didn’t spend your entire paycheck on an EDC knife. – Shop Now

Titanium Pocket Bit

Titanium Pocket Bit

Built from grade 5 titanium alloy, the Pocket Bit features a 6mm flat head on one side and a #2 Phillips head on the other that work in conjunction with the included titanium key ring to loosen and tighten screws, pry open boxes, or open bottles. – Shop Now

Gerber GDC Money Clip

Gerber GDC Money Clip

Money clips are a great way to slim down the contents of your pockets and have been an integral part of the everyday carry community for many years. Gerber has put a tactical spin on the money clip with their GDC Money Clip. True to the Gerber way, the GDC money clip houses a 1.75-inch stainless steel blade inside its 3.6-inch Titanium nitride coated steel body, complete with a safe thumb grip and enough room for 5 cards and some cash. – Shop Now

The Carry On Cocktail Kit

The Carry On Cocktail Kit

The Carry-On Cocktail Kit aims to improve your personal in-flight drinking situation by providing everything you need to make two Old Fashioned cocktails tucked away in a tin box. All that is missing is a small bottle of bourbon, preferably in a cup with ice, which can easily be obtained from your nearest flight attendant. – Shop Now

Nerf N-Strike Maverick Rev-6

Nerf N-Strike Maverick Rev-6

The ultimate in sidearm firepower during times of extreme cubicle warfare, the Maverick can hit targets at up to 15 feet away and features a pullback mechanism, and a six-dart flip-open action, and an auto advancing barrel that loads quickly. – Shop Now

PicoPen

PicoPen

Made from durable stainless steel, the PicoPen attaches seamlessly to your keychain or backpack via the integrated key ring, while the pen’s cap securely snaps in place by a magnet. It also weighs a mere half of an ounce — which is just light enough to forget you’re carrying it until you need it. – Shop Now

Whiskey Wedge

Whiskey Wedge

Thanks to the ice that keeps it chilled, your glass of whiskey becomes more and more watered down by each passing minute. A better solution to keeping your beverage cold is the Whiskey Wedge. After freezing in ice, place the wedge-shaped block of ice in your libation and watch your whiskey stay colder longer, and free from the watered-down taste that accompanies smaller cubes of ice. – Shop Now

Grenade Grips

Grenade Grips

Get more out of your next workout with Grenade Grips, a set of rubber accessories that instantly render the grips of dumbbells, barbells, pull up bars, push up bars, and even kettlebells much wider and more difficult to hold on to. – Shop Now

Pornburger

Pornburger

Written by Washington, D.C. chef and hamburger enthusiast Mathew Ramsey, Pornburger features insightful information for the hamburger lover such as a guide on beef blends, artery-clogging hamburger recipes, and a collection of spectacular photographs of each one.- Shop Now

Griffin Pocket Tool Mini

Griffin Pocket Tool Mini

The Griffin Pocket Tool Mini provides a level of sophisticated functionality you’ve come to expect from your everyday carry thanks to a variety of built-in tools which include a bottle opener, a scoring tool, a pocket clip, a 1/4-inch bit driver, a prying tool that doubles as a flathead screwdriver, and an assortment of standard size wrenches. – Shop Now

The Hungover Cookbook

The Hungover Cookbook

There are only two things we know of that can help a hangover. If two aspirin and the hair of whatever dog bit you the night before don’t work, then try reading The Hungover Cookbook. Designed to help remedy the six known classes of a hangover, the Hungover Cookbook Includes recipes, hangover tests, and quizzes for determining if your actually hungover or still inebriated. – Shop Now

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