2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Man Cave/She Shed

posted on November 13, 2021
2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Check out these gun-related products for that firearm-enthusiast friend or loved one. Whether he or she spends time at the range, tinkering with their guns in the shop, in their special space at home, whipping up food and drink in the kitchen, driving to or from work or in the outdoors, we’ve got you covered this holiday season, no matter your budget.

1 | GoatGuns Mini AK-47
At 11.5 inches, this non-firing, diecast-metal replica is the perfect 1:3-scale representation of history’s most popular battle rifle, the AK-47. It snaps together and even comes with three dummy rounds that fit in the tiny magazine. $39.99; goatguns.com

2 | Mantis Laser Academy Training Kit
Available for both iOS and Android, this kit includes the full-access code to the Mantis Training Academy, Pink Rhino laser, two sets of targets, a mini and a large tripod with smartphone holders, laser cartridge-extraction stick and carrying case. It essentially creates a temporary training facility right in your home. $149; mantisx.com

3 | Ammodorm The 30 Ammo Can Cigar Humidor
Maintain your stogies in a constant state of readiness by storing them in an Ammodor, a repurposed military-surplus ammo can with Spanish Cedar lining and rubber gasket to keep them moist and fresh. Larger versions, travel models, powder-coated or hydro-dipped options and custom offerings are
also available. $119; ammodor.com

4 | Hornady RAPiD AR Gunlocker XL
Offering touchless, RFID access via wristband, key fob or sticker or—alternately—keypad entry by security code, the RAPiD AR Gunlocker XL keeps your long guns secure, yet instantly available. It’s large enough for two tactical-length rifles or shotguns and can be installed under a bed, in a closet or inside a vehicle. $593.99; hornady.com

5 | Liberty Coasters 18-Pack “Liberty or Death” Coaster Collection
Emblazoned with mottoes of freedom-loving patriots, American-made Liberty Coasters are eye-catching, collectible, cardboard coasters that let family and friends know where you stand even as they sit to enjoy a beverage. $17.76; libertycoasters.com

6 | Elastic Precision Model 1911 Rubber Band Gun
Loading faster than any other rubber-band gun on the market, the Model 1911 can then quickly and accurately fire six shots. It is fabricated from solid hardwood, available in maple, walnut or padauk and comes with 100 bands. $39.99; elasticprecision.com

7 | Flags of Valor Liberty Series Wooden American Flag
Founded with the intent of giving back and staffed largely by service-disabled veterans, Flags of Valor features hand-crafted, American-flag woodcuts as well as other patriot-themed products. Shown is the large, framed version of the Liberty Series flag. The company prides itself on contributing to veterans’ and first-responders’ charities. $499; flagsofvalor.com

8 | NRA Store NRA Homestead Throw Blanket
Available in three different, proud motifs, the oversize Homestead Throw Blanket is both decorative and practical. It’s 100-percent cotton, machine-washable and made in the USA. Choose the Classic NRA Shield, Gadsden Flag or Betsy Ross Flag. $54.95; nrastore.com


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