Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Complete Guide to Outdoor Gear Maintenance & Repair

This 200-page bible teaches you how to repair any item in your pack, with step-by-step instructions and full-color photos.

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It’s the most practical gift of the season: This infinitely useful 200-page book teaches you how to repair any item in your pack, with step-by-step instructions and full color photos. Written and exhaustively researched by our own gear editor, who solicited readers’ busted gear to experiment on, the Guide also includes tons of shopping tips, money-saving tricks, and practical advice on maintaining, cleaning, and storing your gear. $20; falcom.com