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As a dad myself, I know that father's day is every single day, and that whenever I am asked what I want for father's day, I just supplement it with things that I wanted to buy all along.  One of those items is the Columbia Rapid Rivers short sleeve button down shirt.  I've had one for about two years now and I am very happy with it during the warm/summer months.  It is very breathable and drys quickly if wet.  



Darn Tough Socks are the best socks money can buy, period.  Yes they cost 10x at times of other socks, but I can tell you that the darn tough socks I wear on duty take a serious beating throughout the year and look brand new after every wash.  Dad will be very happy about these.


Green Bell nail clipper is the pinnacle of Japanese production of a very much needed self-grooming tool.  The cheap clippers from the local pharmacy don't do the job which a dad needs them to do.  These are awesome and look the part, on top of that, it's Japanese steel.


Salomon Xa Pro 3D are the best overall, general application, shoe that you can purchase today.  I wore these for years on duty in the MID version (review here).  The low version is very comfortable and depending on your area you may want to consider getting the GTX (gortex/water resistant) version.  Either way, this is a pair of shoes dad will absolutely love.


Duluth Trading Buck Naked Boxer Briefs are the most comfortable underwear money can buy out right now.  I have several pairs of these and their other versions and I am always looking for these to wear, plus they are America patterned...who doesn't love that?


Duluth Buck Naked Performance Tank undershirt is awesome for hot weather.  I wear these types on duty, under a vest in the 100F+ days, and I have to say that I am very happy with it's performance.  It wicks moisture and keeps you as dry as can be possible for the circumstances.


Dove Men + Care Clean Comfort Spray works really well and does not smell like you're some gen-z punk who sprays AXE on themselves instead of taking a bath.  These have a subdued smell which allow for you to not smell like you took a bath in bum sweat.

Prada Luna Rossa Black is a good cologne which is newer to market (this is the updated version from the previous types).  It's also subdued and doesn't radiate outwardly obnoxious.

Jabra Elite Active 65t Alexa Enabled are the best wireless earbuds available on the market right now.  If you are an Amazon Prime member these will work really well for you.  Good battery life, comfortable fit, completely waterproof and various colors.  


The amtacblades.com Northman is the best pocket utility blade on the market, it offers a complete system with a training blade, pocket sheath and an IWB sheath which is available to be purchased separately.  I have been using these since they came out and I have to say that this pocket blade is the best fixed blade solution for pocket EDC to date.

  
Every dad should have a tourniquet and the 1.5" RMT (Ratcheting Medical Tourniquet) is, in my opinion, the absolute best version of the tourniquet available on the market today.