Christmas Shopping? Here Are 11 Tool Stocking Stuffers Under $150
Sure, it's early fall, there's a lot of work to do in the field and winter may seem a ways away. But, the next season -- and all the Holidays that come with it -- will be here before you know it! Get an early start on your gift-buying for the holidays here!
Bear & Son’s Rancher Knife
The Bear Rancher features a 3 1/4-inch-long blade that is taper-ground from 440 high-carbon stainless steel. Unfolded, the knife is 7 3/8 inches long and features a thumb stud for one-hand opening, metal pocket clip and a lifetime warranty. The Rosewood-handle model 2154LR retails for $93. For more information, go to bearandsoncutlery.com.
DeWalt Pro Organizer
DeWalt’s Pro Organizer offers a unique lid design with a water- and dust-proof seal, polycarbonate lids, a unique lid design that secures storage cups in place when closed, and side latches for secure stacking and transport of multiple units. The model DWST14740’s retail price is $14.97, which includes a limited lifetime warranty. For more information, go to dewalt.com.
Crafstman 3-in-1 Multihead Pliers
These compound joint pliers handles can switch between an 8-inch combination slip joint pliers, 8-inch-long nose pliers, or 7-inch linesman head in a matter of seconds. Disconnect buttons enable the quick head change. The model 44889 retails for $24.99 and includes Craftsman’s lifetime hand tool warranty. For more information, go to craftsman.com.
Blazer Firefox Pocket Torch
The professional-grade Blazer Firebox Micro Torch provides a 2,500-degree-Fahrenheit butane (refillable) flame that is wind-resistant. Weighing just 7 ounces and standing 4 1/2 inches tall, the locking mechanism on the torch provides a continuous flame. The suggested retail price for the Firefox is $40. For more information, go to blazerproducts.com.
Gear Wrench PivotForce Compound Pliers
The unique design of the PivotForce Compound Action Pliers transfers more power from the handles to the jaw, allowing you to cut hard steel wire, for example, with nearly half the hand effort. The set, which includes long-nose and diagonal cutter heads, retails for $47.38. For more information, go to gearwrench.com.
General Tools Palmscope
The first full-featured pocket-size video inspection scope on the market offers a 2-foot-long probe tipped off with a 9 millimeter camera. The camera offers a depth of field of 1 inch to 10 feet with a 60-degree field of view. The PalmScope, with a suggested retail price of $150, is drop-proof to a height of 3½ feet due to its rubber housing. For more information, go to generaltools.com.
Milwaukee Tool Backpack
Constructed of 1680 denier ballistic material, Milwaukee’s Jobsite backpack offers a convenient alternative to hard-sided toolboxes. It provides 35 pockets for tools and a sleeve to hold up to a 15.6-inch laptop computer. A fold-down front pocket allows for easy storage of large items. The model 48-22-8200 retails for $99.99. For more information, go to milwaukeetool.com.
Crescent Flip-and-Grip Wrench
Designed to reach around obstacles in tight spaces such an engine cavities, Crescent’s unique Flip and Grip Wrenches feature adjustable jaws that fit over 50 different kinds of fasteners. The spring-loaded, ratcheting jaws turn fasteners quickly. The wrench heads fold for storage. Suggested retail price for the model CFW2i s $34.95. For more information, go to crescenttool.com.
Gerber’s latest multi-tool, the model MP1, features 12 different tools all fashioned from high-carbon stainless steel. Unfolded, the American-made MP1 measures 6 3/4 inches long and includes a polyester storage sheath. The suggested retail price begins at $93.49, which includes a lifetime warranty. For more information, go to gerbergear.com.
Stanley Laser Measurer
Offering a measuring range out to 65 feet, Stanley’s TLM65 Laser Distance Measurer is accurate to within 1/8 inch. A two-button design lets you measure distance as well as calculate square- and cubic-feet areas. It calculates distance, area, and volume. The TLM65 retails for $59.99. For more information, go to stanleytools.com.
Ryobi Portable Fan
Take a cooling breeze with you to the shop or field with Ryobi’s 18-volt cordless or corded portable fan. The fan can operate off a Ryobi 18-volt lithium-ion battery for up to 10 hours. The fan retails for $39.97, which includes a three-year warranty. For more information, go to ryobitools.com.
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