Be American Made

Celebrating American-made products and those that produce them.


Benchmade has been manufacturing amazing American Made knives for over 30 years. We can’t let a good thing rest. It’s in our American DNA to look ahead and see the promise of what could be. As a family-owned, American business, we never quit striving for more. More innovation, more value. That’s why more than thirty years later, we’re still the only knife company making tools that are yours, for life. Continue reading


2023-04-19 Tools Utility
It seems that when someone is talking about a ‘multi-tool’ they just naturally refer to it as a Leatherman. Why is that? Because Tim Leatherman created the first pliers-based multi-tool over 37 years ago and the company has been producing them ever since! The story is one we have seen before: an individual has a real need for something so they take it on to create a solution. While on a budget trip to Europe in 1975, Tim Leatherman and his wife Chau constantly came across leaky hotel plumbing and road-side fixes for their cranky Fiat. Continue reading


It’s no secret that we love archery. We’ve previously featured Ethics Archery, Last Chance Archery, BCY Fibers, Iron Will Outfitters and more. Today we look at Bowtech. Bowtech bows are made in America, by passionate employees who take pride in every step of the build process…all to build the most advanced archery products, with the quality and service you would expect. If you are in the market for a new bow, they have you covered with a full lineup of quality, American Made bows. Continue reading

North St Bags

North St Bags uses recycled bottles to create highly water resistant bicycle panniers and bags that come with a lifetime warranty. And they are Made in America. Portland, OR to be exact. All North St. packs are designed, cut, and sewn in Portland, OR by our rad crew of makers. You’ll find a full list of bicycle bags as well as everyday bags and accessories. We like the Pioneer 8 Hip Pack and the backpack panniers that allow you to use them both on the bike and off. Continue reading

Mountain House

2022-08-09 Outdoors Camping Food
When you decide to go into the backcountry for a camping excursion you need to be prepared. Not only for the elements but also to ensure you are getting the food and calories you ened to keep you going. Mountain House is a great option to get the calories you need. They provide freeze dried meals that are simple to prepare and taste great too. The best part: their meals are prepared in here in the USA. Continue reading