I mean, could they be any harder to shop for?! These guys know precisely what they like and they buy it themselves, leaving little room for that holiday spirit from us, their sister/mothers/wives/girlfriends/aunts/etc. So for the dudes in our lives whom we deeply love, but leave us in a quandary come Christmastime, here is a helpful list:

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Safari Cigars. They are named by caliber. I mean, come ON.

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Mount one of these guys to the end of your AR or Shotgun and stand in awe of the rad video that comes of it. This latest version of the GoPro is wifi enabled. Sync it to his smart phone and you can watch the video in real time. He’s gonna geek out over this one.

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I am told that many a gent has heard the Siren’s song of our beloved Lululemon once they are introduced to the Format Boxer. I can’t say for certain whether the guys in my life are believers yet, but I’ll let you know on December 26th.

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The Mophie Juicepack PRO Outdoor edition. This little device allows his phone to finally keep up with him. It’s rugged and it stores up to 150% battery life, which comes in handy on those long camping weekends. Oh, and did I mention the APP that comes along with it? He’s gonna dig it.

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We all know how vital good ballistic eye protection is on the range. Sun glasses are a no go – you’ve gotta have the glass that won’t shatter when a spent casing or shrapnel hit it. These ballistic sunglasses from ESS, the leader in Military Eyewear, are a great gift for your man. And if he has a soft spot in his heart for our great nation, he’ll value them even more.

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The Omni Sling by Boxer Tactical. If he owns an AR, he needs this sling. It’s Honestly American, which we love, and it happens to be made my Natalie’s colleague over at NRA News, the always informative Billy Johnson.

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Aaaaaand, while we are at it, why not grab him a Boxer Tactical beanie to keep his melon warm while he is outside in the cold winter months putting his Omni Sling and Mophie PRO to good use.

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Brad Thor, best selling thriller novelist and Girl’s Guide friend, has created a concealed carry/gadget garment for the guys in association with Scottevest. The website has tons of video and images displaying what this jacket can do, but suffice to say, it has 35 pockets. Yes. Thirty-five.

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For the outdoor enthusiast or prepper guy in your life, this little device, appropriately named the Life Straw, as been used by NGOs around the world for years to stave off water borne diseases. It’s also happens to make a fantastic stocking stuffer.

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Whether your man is in to markets or hunting (or both!) he is sure to dig these bull & bear cuff links found at One Kings Lane.

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Last but not least, the crowning jewel of my man’s Christmas. And for the record, my hubby is a full on, self-proclaimed and otherwise proven whiskey snob and he can not stop talking about the Stagg. If you can find this little sip of heaven for his stocking, I can guarantee* you a spot on his Nice list for the rest of the year.

*not an actual guarantee. But good luck with that.