NRA Family Gift Guide 2021: Menu of Modern Must-Haves

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posted on December 15, 2021
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The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with that comes the inevitable scramble to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones. The avid outdoors enthusiast, hunter, hiker or lover of all things that go “pew pew” will be delighted with these thoroughly modern must-haves!

1. Allen Vanish Dove Bucket

At first glance, this may seem just like any other bucket you can find at your local hardware store, but nothing could be further from the truth. The Vanish Dove Bucket from Allen is topped with a cushy padded seat that rotates a full 360 degrees so you can rotate left to right with zero effort as a flock of birds crosses your path. This bucket/seat combo is also lined with a removable foam cooler insert lining the inside of the bucket. It’s complete with its own lid, making it an excellent option for keeping game you take chilled while you continue on your hunt. MSRP $19.99 byallen.com

2. Danner Women’s Trail 2650

What woman doesn't love a new pair of shoes? The Women's Trail 2650 by Danner is an excellent option for those who hit the trails in their free time. Constructed from a combination of leather and lightweight textile, these shoes are both durable and lightweight, which is important if you plan on running or hiking longer distances. When you slip these bad boys on, you will notice a spacious fit in the toe box area which you can certainly appreciate if you have ever had a pair of ill-fitting shoes lead to blisters. The star of the show is the Vibram sole on the underside of the boot. The care and design that goes into the construction of this sole will keep you steady and solid on both dry and wet surfaces. Think of it as another set of hands gripping on to whatever comes their way. This is yet another important feature when it comes to keeping pace while traveling downhill or uphill on less-than-ideal terrain. MSRP 169.95 danner.com


3. LA Police Gear 10-in-1 Multitool Pocket Axe

Is there a certain someone on your shopping list who always seems to be missing that one tool when they need it most? Perhaps even someone who cannot seem to find their axe when it comes time for making kindling for the fire? The 10-in-1 Multitool Pocket Axe from LA Police Gear has you covered! The overall size of this tool is relatively small compared to all of the features it packs, which include the following: bottle opener, nail remover, knife, axe, hammer, Phillips screwdrivers, nail file, hex wrenches, can opener and flathead screwdriver. Weighing in at just under a pound, it won’t add much weight to your pack should you wish to take it camping, hiking or add it to your range bag. MSRP $12.99 lapolicegear.com


4. Girls With Guns: Eclipse Leggings

Leggings are a staple in any woman's closet, but all leggings are certainly not created equal! The Eclipse Leggings from Girls with Guns feature an internal holster for appendix carry, which ensures you’ll keep your carry gun secure in your waistband. There is also a retention strap with a Velcro closure to add to the security of your setup even during intense exercise. This isn't all; there are also internal holsters for pepper spray, as well as a hidden gem of a pocket perfect for your ID and perhaps a little cash. Available in sizes XS-2X and a variety of colors and patterns, there's sure to be a pair to please the ladies on your list this holiday season. MSRP $89.99 gwgclothing.com


5. Goat Guns: Miniature Die Cast Models

If you’ve ever built model cars growing up, Goat Guns kicks it up a notch with their miniature die-cast models. Pictured here is the 1911 build kit, although there are over 20 more to choose from online. These models are not actual live fire guns, but everything else about them is built to spec and parts move like the real deal. Removable parts such as magazines and optics, as well as dummy rounds that can be fed into the die cast magazines, only add to the realistic factor of these models, which are built to a 1:3 scale. Once built, they serve as great décor and are certain to become a talking point during your next dinner party. If you cannot make up your mind as to which model you want to build first, don’t worry, since Goat Guns also offers a “Supply Crate” with ten different models shipped free to your doorstep for countless hours of fun. MSRP $39.95+ goatguns.com

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