Stanley TLM65 Laser Distance Measurer
Know a dad who has avoided laser distance measurers because they seemed too complicated, expensive or inaccurate? Stanley has a new model that's easy to operate, measures up to 65 feet within 1/8-inch accuracy and is priced affordably. The TLM65 has a simple two-button design for intuitive point and click measuring. The continuous measurement tracking function helps find the target quickly and easily. It automatically calculates distance, area and volume, and displays the results on an easy-to-read LCD screen. All this in an ultra-compact, lightweight, battery-powered model Dad can carry in his pocket. He’ll wonder why he spent so long wrestling with a tape measure. The Stanley TLM65 Laser Distance Measurer has a suggested retail price of $59.99 and is available at Ace, True Value, Orgill and other independent retailers. For more information, visit www.StanleyTools.com.
Bostitch 21pc Pass Thru Socket Set (3/8")
Give Dad a valuable addition to his tool set that will no doubt come in handy. The Bostitch Pass Thru Socket Set is designed to allow access to fasteners that deep sockets cannot reach. The heavy-duty ratchet is designed with a 72-tooth gear system for high torque ratcheting and a rubber grip for comfort. Sockets are made from chrome vanadium steel for strength and durability and also feature durable stamped size markings for easy identification. Learn more at Bostitch.com.
SABER EZ Temp Digital Meat Thermometer
Help Dad serve up perfectly grilled meat every time with the SABER EZ Temp Digital Meat Thermometer. It quickly displays the temperature within 5 seconds and is accurate within 2°F. The backlit LCD screen allows it to be easily read during night-time barbecues. The audible, user-defined temperature alarm lets Dad know when the meat has reached the ideal temperature. There are 7 preprogrammed meat types and doneness levels, and the wide temperature range (32°F to 392°F) works for many uses. The EZ Temp Digital Meat Thermometer also features auto and manual on/off to save battery life, a premium stainless steel probe that can be folded in for easy storage, and 180 degrees of measuring positions for simple use. Learn more at www.SaberGrills.com.
Chamberlain MyQ Garage
Give the dad in your life the power to control the garage door from anywhere via smartphone, and the peace of mind that comes with it. He’ll never again have to worry if he left the garage door open, or if the kids closed it behind them after they got home. Chamberlain MyQ Garage gives users the ability to use a smartphone to control their garage door from anywhere. Just install MyQ Garage with an existing garage door opener and download the app. MyQ Garage works with most garage door openers made after 1993. Its Wi-Fi hub installs in the garage with no wiring and connects to the home’s wireless router. The door sensor mounts to the garage door. The Chamberlain MyQ Home Control app can be downloaded free from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Learn more at Chamberlain.com/MyQGarage.
Being at the helm of the grill comes with a kind of glory, but it also comes with the responsibility of a sometimes labor-intensive cleanup. Know a dad who doubles as grillmaster? Now there’s a way to take the gruntwork out of the job, leaving Dad more time to enjoy the company of family and friends. The Grillbot is the world’s first automatic grill-cleaning robot. Simply place the Grillbot on the grill, press a button, and watch it do all the hard work. The Grillbot is equipped with three high-power electric motors; replaceable, dishwasher-safe wire brushes; and an LCD alarm and timer so you can set and forget it. But what makes it tick? The Grillbot is driven by a sophisticated CPU chip that controls the movement, speed and direction of the brushes. Pre-order now at Grillbots.com.
Vivitar DVR 787HD Action Camera
Know a dad who’s a bit of a thrill-seeker…perhaps a surfer, skydiver, biker or snowboarder? Get him a gift that will let him record amazing footage of his adventures – from his point of view! Designed with the sports enthusiast in mind, Vivitar’s DVR 787 HD Action Camera is one of the most versatile digital video recorders ever made. The HD Action Camera is waterproof and includes a bike/ATV mount, so Dad can film the action of his extreme excursions. Lightweight and compact, the video recorder does not impact performance or constrain movement. The DVR 787 delivers full 1080p high-definition video quality at 60 fps and features a touch screen display, a waterproof case and remote control. Visit Vivitar.com for more information.
Grill Daddy Super Father’s Day Special
Get Dad started off right for the grilling season with the Grill Daddy Super Father’s Day Special. This special pack starts with the Grill Daddy Pro, a durable, ergonomic grill-cleaning brush that lets you clean medium to big sized grills in minutes with the power of steam. The Grill Daddy Pro emits a small amount of water that turns to steam when it hits the hot grill, melting away the grime. Use the steel brush to wipe away the black char. You won’t even need to scrub it off – it will slide right off. Not only will you keep your grill in top shape, but you’ll also ensure that your food will taste fresh and delicious. The Father’s Day Special also includes a Corner Cleaner Replacement Brush, Crud Buster Replacement Brush and beef thermometer – all for $29.99. Visit BuyGrillDaddy.com to purchase.
The Hunter XT Swiss Army Knife is an innovative pocket knife for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts who put safety, reliability and exceptional functionality first. Equipped with a dual density handle, one-hand locking blade and gut hook, bone saw, screwdriver, reamer and key ring, the Hunter XT has all of the essential implements. The one-hand locking blade mechanism keeps the blade securely in place, while the ergonomic dual density handle allows for a secure grip in extreme cold or wet weather conditions. Large thumb holes on each implement make it easy to open – even when wearing gloves. And the Hunter XT comes with a black nylon pouch for safe keeping and convenience. Available for $64 at SwissArmy.com.
Weller High Performance LED Soldering Irons
Know a dad who’s always fumbling for a flashlight or other light source when soldering in a basement, garage or poorly lit area? Weller has introduced the world’s first co-molded hand soldering irons with built-in LEDs. The three on-board LEDs produce significant application lighting with minimum tip shadowing, setting these irons apart from others on the market. The round, soft grip, non-slip handle provides greater comfort, helping to relax the hand during extended use. Applications include everything from automotive repair and electronics to crafts as diverse as jewelry making and wood/leather burning and hobbies such as model building and metal joining railways. Backed by a seven-year warranty, the line includes light-duty (15-watt), standard-duty (25-watt), medium-duty (40-watt) and heavy-duty irons (80-watt). Prices range from $14.99 to $27.99. Purchase at Home Depot, Lowe’s, Ace Hardware, True Value, Sears, Amazon and other stores. Visit www.WellerRed.com to learn more.