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What did you get ?

Yes it's better to give than to receive, but I'm just a boy in a man's world, so I like "receiving" :)
Here's some examples of my 2009 Christmas spoil:

Leatherman Blast. I have several junky imitations, but this is my first "quality" example. What a well-made piece of gear. God bless America.

Coghlan's Sierra Saw. I've wanted one of these for a while, and the hint dropping paid off. This will no doubt come in handy for those unexpected anti-green fits of tree-cutting rage...much quieter than the proverbial chainsaw too :)

Double StoveTop Sandwich Cooker. I never thought much about these, but it might be a nice camping accessory.

Legacy of Laughter: A book to curl up with.

LED Light: I'm overdosing on LED lights, but this one has a nickel metal hydride battery pack, supposedly better than an older one that I have. It comes with 110v and 12v charging cords.

What did you get ?
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