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Posts Tagged ‘backpack’

Camo is the New Black! Join the Camo Craze

What used to be just part of a uniform or something strictly for hunting, has become mainstream and part of pop culture. Camo is everywhere these days and with shows like Duck Dynasty, the camo trend probably won’t die anytime soon. If you are looking to join the camo bandwagon, but don’t want to limit yourself to the traditional camouflage military uniform or tactical backpack Harry’s is the place to go. We’ve got some unique products and some great ideas on how to incorporate camo into your life!

An easy way to bring camo into your home is with a blanket. We’ve got regular Pink Camo Blanketblankets in pink camo and woodland digital camo or you can get a snuggie style blanket. We’ve got those available in pink camo and ACU digital. These items make great gifts for birthdays and holidays.

Electric Blue Camo Shirt

Electric Blue Camouflage

Another easy and inexpensive to join the camo trend is a camouflage t-shirt. We’ve got the traditional camouflages like woodland, ACU, desert camo, and woodland digital, but if you are looking to stand out in a crowd, we’ve got t-shirts in electric blue camo, stinger yellow camo, savage orange camo, and ultra violet camo. These shirts start at $8.99 and most come in a extended range of sizes. We’ve also got shirts for the ladies! These shirts come in pink camo, woodland camo, and urban camo and have a more feminine cut.

If you are more into real tree camo, then you will be surprised and happy to know

Carhartt Jacket

Carharrt Work Camo Realtree Xtra

that Carhartt has developed a new line of outerwear featuring hats and coats featuring the Realtree Xtra camo pattern. These items are going to be available in store and online starting this fall, so check back with us around September or October if you are interested.

For a more creative way to wear camouflage, you can have camouflage nails. You can do almost any camouflage pattern on your nails! You can do it yourself ( this may take practice to get it right) or Camo NailsI’m sure you could find a nail salon that will do it.

You can find almost anything in camouflage so the possibilities are endless. Make sure you’re completely decked out in your camo garb when you settle down to watch the new season of Duck Dynasty August 14, several Harry’s employees will be doing the same, and make Harry’s your camouflage headquarters!

5 Things You Never Knew You Needed

If you are anything like me, small mishaps happen throughout the day that you saying “I wish I had_____” or “If I had _____ then I could do this.” Sometimes all you really need is a small product that can take care of this small happenings. Harry’s has plenty of items to help with emergency situations, but we also have small items to help with day to day occurrences. Here are a list of 5 products that you never knew you needed. These products are super helpful to have around and they really can save the day!

1. McNett Gear Aid Zipper Repair Kit

One thing that can absolutely ruin your day is a broken zipper. You either can’t zip youZipper Repair Kit coat, jacket, or dress up or if you are trying to get it off the zipper gets stuck and you’re trapped. Outdoor gear and public safety gear also contain a lot of zippers that could potentially break. Who want to be on a hiking trip and have the zipper on your backpack break? No one wants that. An easy solution to all of these problems would be to invest in a zipper repair kit. Harry’s offer the McNett Gear Aid Zipper Repair Kit. This kit is inexpensive and has everything you need to fix a zipper. This kit comes with an expert repair guide that gives easy to use instructions, multiple zipper slide coils, and a sewing kit with thread, a seam ripper, and a sewing needle. Having a kit like this may not have crossed your mind before, but trust me this kit could really help with a wardrobe catastrophe or a gear malfunction.

2. Solar Cell Phone Charger

Solar Phone ChargerThis may not strike a necessary item to have, but you spend time outdoors on a consistent basis a solar power cell phone charger is just what you need. On a camping trip last year, everyone ended up plugging their phones into car chargers. This meant turning the cars on and letting them run. This is highly annoying. A solar charger would have been way more convenient. This particular charger  is MOLLE compatible so if you are hiking, biking, or camping it can strap down to a backpack. This is also good for power outages or for anyone looking to go green and conserve energy. The best thing about this solar charger is that it only takes 1-2 hours to fully charge your phone when the charger is in full sunlight.

3. Paracord

There are so many uses for paracord, it’s insane! Paracord or 550 cord has long been Paracordused in the military and has now become more popular with everyday people. People are using it to make everything from paracord bracelets to paracord dog leashes. You can also use it to tie down tarps, hang a hammock, use it as a pull cord for a lawn mower, creating a snare, make a clothes line, and so much more. The uses are really endless. It comes in a huge assortment of colors and is inexpensive to purchase.

4. Multi-Tool

Leatherman Multi Tool

Leatherman Rebar

A lot or people own multi-tools, but really EVERYONE should have one. They aren’t just for guys! I used a Leatherman multi-tool to put together two book cases last year. They are really super handy, especially if you don’t have a full set of tools. There is a variety of different types of multi-tools with many different tools attached to suit your needs. You could probably do a whole DIY project with just one multi-tool which is awesome and it takes up less space then a whole tool box.

5. McNett Seam Grip Sealer

This is truly a great product! The McNett Seam Grip Sealer can seal the seams on Seam Sealertents, tarps, backpacks, and rainwear while also permanently patching up holes and repairs tears. It can also be used on a variety of surfaces including nylon, vinyl, polyester, cotton, leather, rubber, canvas, and wood. The one ounce tube is the perfect amount to seal all the major seams of a standard two person tent. You can basically use this on anything that you need to stay dry like a tent or your gear bag. WIth so many uses on some many different surfaces, I am sure you will find something to use this for.

These are just five items that we carry that are great to have on hand. You can check out more awesome products online or instore!

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