Eugene Weekly : Gear Guide : 12.8.11

Gear Guide

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Certified Pre-Owned MacBooks

If you are looking for the best value, our pre-owned Macs are the way to go. They have passed stringent testing, so you can purchase worry-free. For even more peace of mind, all of our pre-owned Macs come with a 60-day warranty and most are eligible for extended warranties. Starting at $425

mac tonic / 13th & Oak Eugene / 684.8388.

Audio-Technica AT2020 USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone

High-quality studio condenser microphone with USB digital output. Ideal for home studio recording, podcasting and more. Windows and Mac compatible. The custom-engineered low-mass diaphragm provides extended frequency response and superior transient response. Includes tripod desk stand with folding legs for secure and easy portable tabletop use. $149.99

Pro Sound & Video / 439 W. 11th Avenue Eugene / 485-5252.

Video Games & Accessories

Big City Gamin’ has new and used games for sale plus rare and hard to find titles for most older game systems. Locally owned and operated, Big City Gamin’ has a 16 TV LAN stadium available for hourly play and weekly tournaments and events. 

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 – XBOX 360 – New $59.95

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword – Wii – New $49.95

Super Mario RPG – Legend of the Seven Stars – Super Nintendo – Used $27.95

XBOX 360 Black Wireless Controller – Used $29.95

Secret of Mana with Official Game Secrets Book  - Super Nintendo – Used
Bundle – $149.95. Game only $99.95

NBA 2K12 – PS3 – New $54.95

Big City Gamin’ BUY | SELL | TRADE | PLAY | LIVE. 1288 Willamette Street Eugene / 345-PLAY / and find us on Facebook 

GoPro  HD Helmet Hero

POV video is blowing up with snowboarders, skaters, skiers and surfers worldwide. The GoPro HD Helmet Hero lets you capture 1080p HD video or 5MP photos and comes with a waterproof housing, helmet mounts, rechargeable battery and more. $239.95

Smith Holt Snowboard Helmet 

Hitting the mountains this winter? Mount a GoPro on Tactics’ top-selling snow helmet – the stylish, well-padded Holt (shown in matte black) by Smith. Maybe you’ll be the next YouTube sensation! $74.95

Tactics Boardshop / 375 W. 4th Ave., Eugene. 349.0087 / Open 7 Days A WeekOr Shop Online:

Strider Balance Bike

Strider balance bikes are hands or feet down the easiest way to start riding a bike. Six colors available for 18 mos. – 4 years old. $106 assembled

Nutcase Bike Helmet 

40 patterns  and solids (including Duck colors!) in adult and youth sizes. For every aesthetic.  $60

Arriving By Bike / 27th & Willamette, Eugene / 484-5410. or facebook/arrivingbybike

Childrens’ Apparel

Keep your tot toasty and dry this winter. 

All gear available in newborn up to size 12.

Fleece jacket by Molehill $54

Smartwool hat & mitten set $32

1Play rain/play pants $18 

Ecco double goretex fleece-lined rain and snow boots with a money back guarantee to be 100% waterproof.  $75

Bambini / 205 W. 5th Ave. Eugene / 485-1222. Mon. – Sat. 10am – 5:30pm, Sun. 11am – 5pm.

Ugg Women’s Bailey Button Triplet Boots

All the comfort, warmth and style you expect from a pair of Ugg boots. Your feet will thank you all winter and beyond. $199.99 

Shoe-a-holic / 957 Willamette St. in the heart of Downtown Eugene / 687-0898. Mon. – Fri.  10:30am -7pm, Sat. 10:30am – 6pm, Sun. Noon – 5pm /

Handcrafted Moroccan Leather Bags

From Morocco to Eugene, Moroccan Buzz Imports is a family-run venture bringing hand- crafted Moroccan products to local markets.  Your purchase makes a difference! They donate 10% of their profits to support education and women’s enterprise in Morocco.

Fabulous handcrafted Moroccan leather bags:

(Clockwise from left)

Fun, retro Hippie Bag in Espresso (shown) or Tan 

Small $78, Large $102

Classic Travel Bag in Rich Chestnut (shown) or Dark Chocolate 

Medium $235, Large $285

Charming Cut Leather Saddle Bag in Henna (shown) or Espresso 

Small $78, Large $102

Moroccan Buzz Imports / 554-1096 / Will have a booth in the Valley River Inn Lobby Dec. 10-11

Ibex Clothing

Warm in winter and cool in every season, Ibex no-itch, ultra-soft Merino Wool layers for men and women.

Men’s Wool Commuter Knicker $169

Women’s Zephyr Crew, Color Vino Rojo: $99

Women’s Carrie Full-Zip Hoody, Color Deep Twig: $155

Coppi Merino Cap, Color Deep Lake: $40

Shak stretch Merino Glove Liner: $35

Arriving By Bike / 27th & Willamette St., Eugene. 484-5410 / or facebook/arrivingbybike

Keep Eugene Weird

Skip’s Records & CD World is the ONLY place you will find your “Keep Eugene Weird” products. There is no better gift for anyone in your family, even if they are not from Eugene. Choose from either men’s or women’s cut shirts. We have them all in many colors and sizes and you bet we have them in Oregon Duck colors! We also have buttons, stickers, bumper stickers and more products on the way. All T-shirts only $11.99.

Skip’s Records & CD World / 3215 W 11th Ave Eugene / 683-6902 / Open Daily.

Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender w/ Whisk & Chopper Attachment 

Portable and convenient, this must-have kitchen item will chop, grind or whip up anything you can imagine. Year after year, this is our top holiday gift item for the home chef. $49.99 

Hartwick’s / 5th St. Public Market. 296 E. 5th Ave., Suite 168, Eugene / 686-0126. Holiday Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am – 8pm. Sun. 11am – 6pm.

Nespresso PIXIE Espresso Maker 

(Electric Persimmon Red shown) 

Nespresso’s sleek, stylish machines put the ultimate coffee experience at your fingertips – literally.  Just drop in your choice of vacuum-sealed coffee capsules, pour in water and press the button. Heats up in 25-30 seconds.   The automatic technology applies 19 bars of pressure to extract the fullest flavors and aromas for the perfect cup every time. Innovative Thermoblock technology guarantees precise temperature control. Removable water tank is easy to refill. PIXIE model is 12 3/4” x 4 3/4” x 9 3/4” high. $249.99 (Also available in the CITIZ model  $279.99)

Cook’s, Pots & Tabletops / 2807 Oak St. Eugene / 338-4339

Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme Breadmaker 

Bake your own bread quickly and easily. This machine bakes a large traditional rectangular-shaped 2 lb. loaf and is fully programmable. Quick baking cycle prepares breads in about 2 hours. More than just a breadmaker, menu settings include: white bread, wheat bread, sour dough starter, dough, jam, cake, quick bread and 3 homemade menus. $239.99

Hartwick’s / 5th St. Public Market. 296 E. 5th Ave., Suite 168, Eugene / 686-0126
Holiday Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am – 8pm. Sun. 11am – 6pm /

Jetboil Flash Java Kit

Just add water! The Flash Java Kit makes it a snap to enjoy fresh-roasted coffee whenever you work or play outdoors. It will brew two perfect cups of coffee in just two minutes, and packs to the size of a water bottle. The color-change heat indicator window on the cozy turns orange to show when the water is hot. Reg. $99.95, on sale now for $74.95. 

Backcountry Gear / 1885 W. 2nd Ave. Eugene. 485-4007 / Mon. – Fri. 10am -7pm, Sat. 10am – 6pm, Sun. 11am – 4pm /

Sir Richard’s Premium Condoms 

Made from 100% natural latex, no filler ingredients, sourced from sustainable rubber trees. Vegan friendly, no casein. Premium silicone lubricant - no chemicals, parabens, glycerins or spermicides. Minimal latex odor. Exceeds FDA testing standards for safety & reliability standards. Social mission - for every one sold, Sir Richards donates one to a developing country - they are partnered with Partners in Health for this mission. $13/dozen box.  XL size is $14/dozen Box. (Also available at Midtown Direct Smoke Shop across the street.)

The Legit Misfit / 140 E.13th Ave. Eugene / 343-0420 / 11am -7pm Mon. – Sun. until

Fruit Spreads 

These fruit spreads are made with locally grown organic berries that are ripe and sweet. With quality in mind we use more fruit and less sugar. A gift of good taste! A finalist in the 2012 Good Food Awards (raspberry spread), Sweet Creek Foods is a family-run locally owned and operated business. 

Products available at your local natural foods stores.

Sweet Creek Foods Elmira / 935-1615