Best Gifts for Him


This year, gift-giving is all about being practical but that doesn’t mean giving a gift that he’s most likely to stash in the closet and forget about.  A gift can be practical and fun too!  I’ve chosen some really neat affordable gifts for him and there’s something for every gift budget.  I’m sure you’ll agree that when he gets one of these gifts, he will certainly use it. Also see my Valentine’s Day gift list for more ideas.

Kodak PlaySport Zx3 Pocket Video Camera

It’s waterproof and sized right for taking along, regardless the adventure.  Be it a fishing trip or hike up the mountain, this small camera enables full 1080p HD video recording in a rugged, waterproof and stabilized recorder.  With the PlaySport, he can record his catch-and-release hits or that amazing sunset.

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Rapala Fish’n Fillet Superflex Filet Knife

Practical and the filleting knife of choice for decades, Rapala has certainly earned its stars over the years.  It’s extremely thin and flexible, that’s why it works so well to skin and fillet.  A fillet knife isn’t just a fishing knife, it’s an ideal boning knife for meats and poultry.  This popular model comes with a sheath to protect the sharp and thin 7-1/2″ stainless steel blade.

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The Margaritaville Tailgating Propane Grill

It’s perfect for the outdoorsy type and those that love tailgate parties or camping.  It hooks onto a standard 2″ receiver hitch and swings out to use.  With 20,000 BTU’s and  a 352-square-inch cooking surface, there’s lots of space and power to barbecue all those burgers and steaks.  It’s an innovative, fun and practical gift that’s sure to get lots of attention.  Having a standard hitch on the vehicle is a must and he’ll also need a  small propane tank for this gift grill.

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Garmin eTrex H Handheld GPS

Not only practical but a timesaver with directions at his fingertips when he needs them.  This budget-priced item is a  high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled 12-parallel-channel GPS receiver. Directions for those on the go.  Remember to include two AA batteries with this gift.

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Starrett ProSite Dial Protractor

For the hobby woodworker, plumbing or builder on your gift list, a gadget that will shave time off his miter projects by giving him the precise measurements he needs to get the right cut – the first time.  That means less waste and frustration.  An ideal companion gadget for his miter saw.

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Bosch 32614-2G 14.4 volt 3/8″ Cordless Drill/Driver Kit

Three hundred pounds of torque and variable speed makes this drill very versatile for home projects.  It has a durable and rugged design, yet it’s lightweight for a comfortable grip and ease of use.  It comes with accessories that includes a case and two ni-cad rechargeable batteries.

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Ginsu Chikara 7112  12-Pc Knife Set With Block

The inner gourmet in him will be most anxious to use these knives.  They’re not only very sharp, but this set is a joy to use.  Slice with ease and chop and dice with flair, this set includes everything he needs including a knife steel to keep the high-carbon Japanese stainless blades in good condition.  Ginsu knives offer quality and durability at an outstanding price.

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When choices are many and you just can’t decide, a gift card or Kindle books and accessories may be the best gift option for him.  Let him choose a gift that he’ll love and use.

More gift ideas on my Valentine’s Day post.

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