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2015 Holiday Gift Guide

December 15, 2015

Forward this page to everyone in your family. And then cross your fingers.

Matt's Top Gifts for builders, remodelers, contractors, Dads, Moms, and handy kids:

  1. Gear Ties; $4-$12
  2. Klein Tools 11-n-1 Screw/Nutdriver Matt keeps on in the door of his truck and in a kitchen drawer.
  3. Steelie Car Mount Kit Magnetic dash mount holds the phone in place without
  4. Amazon Basics Ext Battery Phone Charger — Two USB ports makes charging multiple phones easy
  5. Flashlights: three choices:
    1. Fenix E12 Flashlight You never know when you're going to be crawling around in a crawlspace or attic, but you always know that you will need a flashlight, especially if you don't have one.
    2. Fenix PD22 Flashlight
    3. 4Sevens Maelstrom Flashlight
  6. Knives: three choices
    1. SOG Key Knife ($12)
    2. Kershaw Cryo ($30)
    3. Benchmade Mini-Barrage ($120) Locks open and closed, which is nice if you have kids.
  7. Flir One Thermal Imager for iOS ($350) IR cameras are an inexpensive way to catch expensive problems before they become expensive. Because it plugs into your phone, you can use the phone's camera functions including video.
  8. Yeti Rambler 20 & Colster ($about $30) — Matt's daily driving coffee cup. Keeps coffee hot for about two hours each morning.
  9. ZTS Battery Tester Multi-Mini — checks all sizes of batteries and is very accurate.
  10. Duracell Quantum Batteries
  11. Storacell AA Battery Holder Amazon add-on that is a handy way to keep track of batteries.
  12. Nikon Monarch 7 Binoculars's ($450) A great way to look at roofs without climbing a ladder.

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