Walmart offers the Coleman Cooler and Jug Combo in Red, Orange, or Green, model no. 3000003477, for $24.97. Opt for Site-to-Store pickup to avoid the $4.97 shipping charge. That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest price we could find for this set by $25. It comes with a 48-quart cooler, 5-quart cooler, 1/3-gallon jug, and $15 in coupons for brands such as Coleman, FoodSaver, Vlasic, Pepcid, and Milo's Kitchen.
REI offers the Gerber Winchester Knife and Flashlight Set in Gray for $6.73. Choose in-store pickup to avoid the $5.99 shipping fee. That's the lowest total price we could find by $8. The knife features a stainless steel blade and pocket clip. The LED flashlight uses two AA batteries (included) and outputs five lumens for a range of 30 feet.
REI-Outlet offers the Platypus Origin 22 Hydration Pack in Blue or Black for $36.73 plus $5.99 for shipping. That's $6 under our expired mention from last week and the lowest total price we could find now by $47. Features include a 2-liter reservoir, 90° shut-off valve, padded shoulder straps, sternum strap, and all-weather zippers. Deal ends today.
Mwave offers the Leatherman Surge Multi-tool Plier, model no. 830159, for $72.57 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $27. This stainless steel tool comes with a nylon sheath and features 21 tools, including changeable screwdriver bits.
REI continues to cut up to 83% off a selection of clearance apparel, shoes, accessories, and gear as during its Summer Clearance Sale, with prices starting at 93 cents. (The banner mentions up to 50% off, but we found much steeper discounts within.) Shipping adds $5.95, or spend $50 or more to qualify for free shipping. (In-store pickup is also available for many items.) Sizes and stock may be limited. A couple of best bets:
REI-OUTLET takes 60% to 86% off many items in its Last Chance Deals section. (Prices reflect discount.) Items start at $1.73 plus $5.99 for shipping. (You can also opt for ship-to-store pickup, or get free shipping with orders of $50 or more.) Note that most clothing items have limited sizes. A few best bets:
Amazon offers its Prime members the Cold Steel GI Tanto 7" Carbon Knife, model no. 80PGTK, for $19.99 with free shipping. (Non-members can spend over $35 to bag free shipping; otherwise it adds $5.58.) That's pennies under last week's mention and the lowest total price we could find by $9. It includes a sheath and features a quillon guard and polypropylene handle scales.
Five Below retail stores offer this 75" Hammock with Built-In Stow-n-Go Pouch in three colors for $5. That's $20 under the lowest total price we could find for a similar hammock. It features nylon parachute construction.
REI-Outlet offers the Stanley Evolution 20-oz. Water Bottle for $10.73 plus $5.99 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $8. It features a center push button, wide mouth, and is dishwasher-safe.
Walmart offers the Everest Mummy 0- to 5-Degree Sleeping Bag, model no. 5MM8352, for $19.60. Opt for free in-store pickup to dodge the $4.97 shipping fee. That's tied with last week's mention and $15 less than the best price we could find for it shipped. Features include double-layer construction and a compression stuff sack.
Kmart cuts up to 30% offcamping and hiking gear. Plus, cut an extra $5 offorders of $45 or more via coupon code "SAVEATK5". Shipping starts at $6.50, but most items are eligible for free store pickup and most orders of $59 or more are eligible for free shipping. Some best bets:
Walmart offers the GigaTent Cooper Dome Tent, model no. BT-016, for $18.38. Opt for Site-to-Store pickup to avoid the $4.97 shipping fee. That's tied with last week's mention and the lowest price we could find by $17. It features a mosquito mesh roof, two windows, and sleeps up to four people.
For in-store pickup only, Sears offers the Kelsyus Convertible Canopy Chair for $28.49. That's a buck under the lowest shipped price we could find. It features a swing-up waterproof canopy which folds down into a carry bag with padded shoulder straps.
aSavings offers the Picnic Plus Largo 2-Person Picnic Basket Set for $59.95. Coupon code "saves75" cuts it to $52.45. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $12. This hand-woven basket includes two wine glasses, ceramic plates, cotton napkins, waiter’s tool and stainless steel flatware. It holds two wine bottles.
Focus Camera offers the refurbished Bushnell BackTrack Bear Grylls Edition GPS Compass for $31.99. Coupon code "SAVE3" cuts it to $28.99. With free shipping, that's $16 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. It features a self-calibrating digital compass, LED backlight, and storage for up to three locations. It requires two AAA batteries (not included).
For in-store pickup only and with stock varying by ZIP code, Kmart again offers the Portable Sun Shelter, model no. BH201-05, for $23.99. That's tied with our mention from last week and the lowest total price we could find now by $11. This freestanding portable sun shelter purports to provide SPF 50 sun protection and features two interior pockets and two exterior zip mesh windows.
Amazon offers its Prime members the Coleman Sundome 2-Person Tent in Green, model no. 2000007822, for $32.38 with free shipping. (Non-members can spend $35 or more to qualify for free shipping; otherwise shipping costs $5.58.) That's $2 below our mention from last summer and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $13.) This 5- x 7-foot dome tent stands 48" tall at the center. It features one door, a 2-pole design, vented cool-air port, electric accessibility port, and carry bag.
The beach. Water parks. The toilet. These are all places where your beloved iPhone can find itself taking a nasty, warranty-voiding bath. Several items on the market purport to keep your gadgets dry in these situations, but how well do they really work? And do you have to spend a lot to get acceptable water protection?