Don't Miss Out on Today's Best Amazon Deals

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As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, June 23.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA


Quik Lok A-495 Short Microphone Stand with Telescopic Mic Boom & Metal Boom Swivel for $46.07 (list price $87.49)

VicTsing Shower Speaker, Waterproof Speaker, 5W Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with Suction Cup, Buit in Mic - Army Green for $20.99 (list price $24.99)


iRobot Roomba 650 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, Black for $274.99 (list price $374.00)

Certified Refurbished Amazon Echo for $134.99 (list price $164.99)


TP-Link Smart Plug Mini, No Hub Required, Wi-Fi, Works with Alexa, Control your Devices from Anywhere, Occupies Only One Socket (HS105) for $34.99 (list price $49.99)

TREBLAB XR500 Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Earbuds For Sports, Running Or Gym Workout. 2017 Updated Version. IPX7 Waterproof, Sweatproof, Secure-Fit Headset. Noise Cancelling Earphones w/ Mic for $27.99 (list price $179.99)

AmazonBasics Cleaning Kit for DSLR Cameras and Sensitive Electronics for $6.49 (list price $8.99)

P46 Digital Mini Fan 2-in-1 Mini for iPhone/iPad and Android - Pink/Blue/Green - 3 Piece for $9.40 (list price $17.99)

Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable (6ft) Durable and Fast Charging Cable [Double Braided Nylon] for iPhone, iPad and More(White) for $13.99 (list price $39.99)

CyberPower CP1500AVRLCD Intelligent LCD Series UPS 1500VA 900W AVR Mini-Tower -New Design and More Features for $129.95 (list price $139.95)


ThermoPro TP50 Hygrometer Thermometer Indoor Humidity Monitor with Temperature Gauge Humidity Meter for $7.64 (list price $19.99)

Cell Phone Camera Lens - TURATA 2 in 1 Professional HD Camera Lens Kit 0.45X Super Wide Angle & 12.5X Macro Lens for iPhone7 6s 6s plus 6 plus 5s & Most Smartphone, Tablet for $11.98 (list price $30.99)

KITCHEN

Westinghouse WM009 900 Watt Counter Top Microwave Oven, 0.9 Cubic Feet, Stainless Steel Front with Black Cabinet for $79.99 (list price $90.00)

Premium Stainless Steel Salt and Pepper Grinder Set of 2- Brushed Stainless Steel Pepper Mill and Salt Mill, 6 Oz Glass Tall Body, 5 Grade Adjustable Ceramic Rotor- Salt and Pepper Shakers By Levav for $18.97 (list price $49.99)


Measuring Cups 7 Piece with New 1/8 cup (Coffee Scoop) by KitchenMade-Stainless Steel-Nesting set. for $29.97 (list price $69.97)

Spectrum Diversified Countertop 3-Tier Spice Rack, Black for $9.16 (list price $15.00)


Aicok Juicer Juice Extractor High Speed for Fruit and Vegetables Dual Speed Setting Centrifugal Fruit Machine Powerful 400 Watt with Juice Jug and Cleaning Brush, Premium Food Grade Stainless Steel for $48.99 (list price $99.99)

Rabbit Wine Opener Corkscrew BEST Wine Bottle Opener - 7 Piece Rabbit Ear Bundle with Stand, Bottle Plug, Wine Aerator, Drip Ring, Foil Cutter & EXTRA Teflon Spiral + Wooden Box Perfect Gift Set for $35.00 (list price $69.99)


Ninja Professional Blender (BL610) for $88.16 (list price $125.99)

DUXTOP Portable Ceramic Infrared Cooktop for $34.99 (list price $59.99)

Sealing Cold Brew Coffee Maker - 1.5 Quarts Sealing Iced Coffee Maker - Glass Pitcher with Removable Filter for $29.99 (list price $69.99)

Set of 2 Moscow Mule Copper Mugs with Shot Glass - Two 16 Oz Copper Moscow Mule Mugs - Solid Copper Hammered Mug - Copper Cups for Moscow Mules for $27.99 (list price $69.99)


Silly Crazy Loop Straws, Assorted Colors, Pack of 36 for $8.29 (list price $12.10)

Cuisinart 15-Piece Stainless Steel Hollow Handle Block Set, C77SS-15PK for $44.06 (list price $156.00)

Spiralizer 5-Blade Vegetable Slicer, Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty, Best Veggie Pasta & Spaghetti Maker for Low Carb/Paleo/Gluten-Free Meals, With 3 Exclusive Recipe eBooks for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

VonShef Snap and Stack Blue 3 Tier Cupcake Holder & Cake Carrier Container - Store up to 36 Cupcakes or 3 Large Cakes for $34.99 (list price $49.99)

1byone Digital Kitchen Scale Precise Cooking Scale and Baking Scale, Multifunction with Range From 0.04oz (1g) to 11lbs, Elegant Black for $10.99 (list price $23.99)

12-Pack KEURIG Compatible Water Filters by K&J - Universal Fit (NOT CUISINART) Keurig Compatible Filters - Replacement Charcoal Water Filters for Keurig 2.0 (and older) Coffee Machines for $9.95 (list price $19.95)


Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls by Finedine (Set of 6) Polished Mirror Finish Nesting Bowls, ¾ - 1.5 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 8 Quart - Cooking Supplies for $22.95 (list price $39.95)

Hiware 12-piece Good Stainless Steel Dinner Forks Cutlery Set, 8 Inches for $15.59 (list price $22.00)

HOME


Mrs. Meyer's Liquid Hand Soap, Basil, 12.5 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 3) for $10.35 (list price $11.97)

Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray 4ml Travel Size Disposable Spritzer, Royal Flush Scent for $6.99 (list price $8.33)


12 Air Plant Variety Pack - Bulk Assorted Species of Live Tillandsia House Plants for Sale - Wholesale Indoor Terrarium Air Plants by Aquatic Arts for $22.99 (list price $25.08)

Premium Wooden Hangers - (Pack of 20) - Suit Hangers - Natural Finish - by Utopia Home for $21.99 (list price $39.99)


HOMFA Fashion Heavy Duty Garment Rack with Shelves 3-Tier Shoes Rack,Coat Rack Hooks,Clothes Rack with Hanger Bar (Black) for $49.99 (list price $110.99)

Premium 8 Piece Towel Set (Grey); 2 Bath Towels, 2 Hand Towels and 4 Washcloths - Cotton - Machine Washable, Hotel Quality, Super Soft and Highly Absorbent by Utopia Towels for $25.99 (list price $43.99)


iTouchless Deodorizer Automatic Sensor Touchless Trash Can, 49 Liter / 13 Gallon, Stainless Steel for $53.96 (list price $59.92)

Maytag M400 Speed Heat Iron & Vertical Steamer for $37.39 (list price $44.99)

Samsung POWERbot R7040 Robot Vacuum, Works with Amazon Alexa for $399.99 (list price $499.00)

BLACK+DECKER BDH3600SV 2-in-1 Lithium Stick Vacuum with ORA Technology, 36-volt. for $158.05 (list price $299.99)

Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat 11 x 22" - soft, odorless, no water filling! for $24.95 (list price $42.89)

Etekcity Wireless Dimmable Color LED Desk Lamp: Touch-Sensitive Control Panel, 256 Color Changing Base, 3 Adjustable Brightness Levels, USB Rechargeable 1000mAh Li-on Battery, White for $15.99 (list price $29.99)

URPOWER 2nd Generation 300ml Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic Air Humidifier with AUTO Shut off and 6-7 HOURS Continuous Diffusing - 7 Color Changing LED Lights and 4 Timer Settings for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Ultra Soft Body Pillow - Long Side Sleeper Pillows - 100% Cotton Cover with Soft Polyester Filling - by Utopia Bedding for $23.79 (list price $49.99)

URPOWER Cool Mist Humidifier, 5L Whisper-quiet Operation Humidifiers Waterless Auto Shut-off Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier with Adjustable Mist Mode for Home Bedroom Office Kids Spa for $39.99 (list price $129.99)

StorageWorks Cotton Storage Cube Box with Strong Cotton Rope Handle, Waterproof Foldable Basket Bin Organizer, Natural, 3-Pack for $25.08 (list price $89.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY


Philips Norelco Electric shaver 3100, S3310/81 series 3000 for $39.95 (list price $49.99)

TYJR Vena Beauty Blackhead Remover Black Mask Cleaner Purifying Deep Cleansing Blackhead Black Mud Face Mask Peel-off 100ml for $17.99 (list price $59.99)


CoolingTech Lightweight & Comfortable Sleep Mask 3D Contoured Shape Sleeping Eye Mask with Adjustable Velcro Strap for Men Women, Best Sleeping mask for travel, Shift works 2 Pack (Black & Black) for $10.99 (list price $22.99)

Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel To Reduce the Incidence of Razor Bumps, 7 Oz for $3.96 (list price $9.99)

H2ofloss Water Dental Flosser Quiet Design(50db) With 12 Multifunctional Tips Countertop Dental Oral Irrigator for Family (hf-8whisper) for $31.96  (list price $59.95)

Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, White for $24.95 (list price $49.99)


Sunbeam 731-500 Heating Pad with Ultra Heat Technology for $12.99 (list price $15.99)

Majestic Pure Therapeutic Melaleuca Alternifolia Tea Tree Oil With Dropper, 4 fl. Oz for $13.95 (list price $29.50)

Conair 1875 Watt Soft Touch Tourmaline Ceramic 2-in-1 Styler / Hair Dryer; Black for $23.21 (list price $27.79)

Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver for Beachy Waves for $19.90 (list price $27.99)

Crest Complete Whitening Plus Scope Toothpaste - Minty Fresh, Net Wt. 6.2 oz(175 g) (Pack of 3) for $6.92 (list price $8.77)

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, Broad Spectrum Spf 45, 3 Fl. Oz., Pack Of 2 for $11.24 (list price $14.99)

Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwood Aftershave for $37.95 (list price $41.19)

OGX Shampoo, Hydrating TeaTree Mint, 13oz for $6.31 (list price $7.99)

Dr. Bronner's Pure-Castile Liquid Soap - Peppermint 32oz for $15.99 (list price $17.99)

Oak Leaf 7X Magnification LED Lighted Makeup Mirror,Bright Shaving Bathroom Vanity Mirror with Strong Suction Cup,Touch-Activated,Rotates 360 Degrees,Daylight Color,Battery Operated for $19.99 (list price $59.99)

Soft Mint Listerine Antiseptic Mouthwash For Bad Breath Germs, 1.5 L for $6.57 (list price $10.70)

Oral-B Glide Pro-Health Deep Clean Floss, Mint, 6 Count for $14.97 (list price $17.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS


LAMPAT Dimmable LED Desk Lamp, Black for $23.99 (list price $139.99)

Tomons Swing Arm Desk Lamp, Natural Wood Designer Table Lamp for Living Room, Bedroom, Studio, Study and Office - Green for $36.99 (list price $89.99)


STYLIO Office Desk Organizer - Caddies for Office/ Teacher Supplies – Translucent Black & White Caddy Organizer Racks (Set Of 4) Perfect for Desktops for $14.95 (list price $29.90)

Strathmore Bristol Smooth Paper Pad, 9 by 12-Inch, 20 Sheets for $7.43 (list price $12.99)

Singer 1304 Start Free Arm Sewing Machine with 6 Built-In Stitches for $63.48 (list price $86.99)

Post-it Tabs, 2-Inch Solid, Assorted Primary Colors, 6-Tabs/Color, 4 Colors, 24-Tabs/Pack for $2.45 (list price $4.50)

EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $7.37 (list price $11.49)

Quartet Dry Erase Board, Magnetic, 17 x 23 Inches, Black Frame (MWDW1723M-BK) for $8.37 (list price $20.94)

HP Paper, Multipurpose Ultra White, 20lb, 8.5x11, Letter, 96 Bright, 1,500 Sheets / 3 Ream Case, Made In The USA for $17.49 (list price $21.99)

Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pen, Medium Point, White Barrel, Blue Ink, 12 Count for $11.32 (list price $22.49)

Kensington Duo Gel Mouse Pad with Wrist Rest - Blue (K62401AM) for $14.33 (list price $16.99)

ALEX Toys Artist Studio 24 Glitter Shakers for $16.50 (list price $28.99)

Brother MFCL2700DW Compact Laser All-In One Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex Printing for $129.99 (list price $169.99)

DYMO LabelWriter 450 Turbo Thermal Label Printer (1752265) for $44.15 (list price $69.95)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Coleman 16 Can Cooler,Gray for $16.31 (list price $39.99)

Kaufman Sales 4 Pc Pack Stripe Beach Towel for $39.99 (list price $46.99)


Swimline 90645 - 6-Foot By 5-Foot Giant Inflatable Pizza Slice for $30.75 (list price $49.99)

Simple Modern 32oz Summit Water Bottle + Extra Lid - Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Wide Mouth Hydro Travel Mug - Powder Coated Double-Walled Flask - Simple Stainless for $21.99 (list price $39.95)


SONGMICS Picnic Blanket Waterproof Beach Camping Outdoor Blanket Mat 77" x 59" UGCM50C for $19.99 (list price $23.21)

Ostrich On Your Back Chair for $47.46 (list price $75.00)

Maglite LED 3-Cell D Flashlight, Black for $22.83 (list price $28.99)

Outmate 6 pcs Aluminum D-ring Locking Carabiner Light but Strong for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Kershaw 1605CKTST Clash Folding Knife with SpeedSafe (2-Step Serration) for $19.99 (list price $25.52)

G4Free 12x25 Waterproof Binoculars(BAK4,Green Lens),Large Eyepiece Super High-Powered Field Surveillance Binoculars for $27.99 (list price $39.99)


Enkeeo 2 Pack Hiking Walking Trekking Poles Ultralight Collapsible Trail Walking Stick with Durable Aluminum, Anti Shock & Quick Lock Technology (Black and Orange, 1 Pair) for $23.99 (list price $35.99)

Camco 42805 60" x 78" Handy Mat with Strap for $10.35 (list price $25.55)

TOOLS

Infora Utility TU247 KeyTool Multitool Set for $3.99 (list price $11.83)

BLENDX 7mm to 19mm Ratchet Universal Sockets Metric Wrench Power Drill Adapter Set - Professional Repair Tools for $9.99 (list price $15.99)

TEKTON Long Arm Ball End Hex Key Wrench Set, Inch/Metric, 26-Piece | 25282 for $14.27 (list price $16.99)

Qooltek Multipurpose Laser Level laser measure Line 8ft+ Measure Tape Ruler Adjusted Standard and Metric Rulers for $13.98 (list price $24.99)

Shop-Vac 2030100 1.5-Gallon 2.0 Peak HP Wet Dry Vacuum, Small, Red/Black for $30.79 (list price $47.99)

First Alert PRC700 Battery Operated Combination Carbon Monoxide & Photoelectric Smoke Alarm with Slim Round for $22.15 (list price $39.99)

Fiskars Traditional Bypass Pruning Shears for $9.98 (list price $11.28)

Etekcity 2 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with 6 AA Batteries (Black, Collapsible) for $16.88 (list price $39.99)

BLACK+DECKER LI2000 3.6-Volt 3-Position Rechargeable Screwdriver for $16.99 (list price $19.88)

ORIA Precision Screwdriver Set, 60 in 1 Magnetic Driver Kit with 54 Bits, Professional Electronics Repair Tool Kit for iPhone/ Cell Phone/ iPad/ Tablet/ PC/ MacBook and Other Electronics for $26.99 (list price $26.99)

Makita LCT209W 12-Volt Max Lithium-Ion Cordless Combo Kit, Black, 2-Piece for $99.00 (list price $139.00)

SOG Flash II Assisted Folding Knife TFSAT8-CP - Black TiNi 3.5" Tanto Straight Edge Blade, GRN Handle for $39.92 (list price $46.92)

Led Flashlight Gosund T10 Ultra Bright Zoomable Adjustable Focus Water Resistant Portable Flashlights of 5 Modes Bottom Click Tactical Torch for Indoor or Outdoor for $13.69 (list price $21.99)

Origami R5-01W General Purpose 4-Shelf Steel Collapsible Storage Rack with Wheels, Large for $86.49 (list price $120.95)

Custom Leathercraft 1100 Multi-Purpose Clip-on Zippered Poly Bags for $6.72 (list price $7.82)

Magnelex Best Magnetic Wristband for Holding Tools, Screws, Nails, Bolts, Drilling Bits for $13.90 (list price $24.90)

Bosch GLM 35 Laser Measure, 120-Feet for $69.00 (list price $79.99)

Fiskars Traditional Bypass Pruning Shears for $9.98 (list price $11.28)

Kidde FA110 Multi Purpose Fire Extinguisher 1A10BC, 1 Pack for $19.98 (list price $42.99)

Zircon e50-FFP Stud Sensor e50 Edge-Finding Electronic Stud Finder with AC Wire Warning in Easy Open Packaging for $19.86 (list price $29.99)

Make Taking Out the Trash Your Easiest Chore With This Self-Sealing Trash Can

townew
townew

“What died in here?” is a question most homeowners (and renters) have asked themselves at some point after discovering that their kitchen trash can is no match for the festering odor of raw chicken trimmings, rotting cantaloupe rinds, balsamic vinaigrette runoff, and everything else that they've discarded that week.

The folks at Knectek Labs have invented a trash can that’ll ensure you never have to ask yourself, or anyone else, that question again. The multi-talented gadget, called townew, not only seals in odors, it also seals and changes the trash bag for you. All you have to do is press a button, wait a few seconds for townew to seal the bag, then toss it in the dumpster while townew replaces the bag for you.

Townew is also smart enough to detect when the trash can is overflowing (which is always your roommate’s fault and never yours, of course) and will lift the entire top compartment in order to seal the bag without any spillage.

To open the lid, simply wave your hand over the top of townew; it’ll stay open for several seconds and close automatically. Need it to stay open for longer? Tap the button on the front of the machine and townew will keep its lid open until you tap the button again. When the bin is full and it’s time to take out the trash, hold the button for three seconds, and townew will seal the bag for you.

Townew is manufactured with acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, an engineering-grade plastic built to withstand humidity and temperature changes as well as chemical and physical impacts, so it won’t let a mid-summer heat wave stink up your kitchen and it won’t get demolished by your mischievous dog. It’s the same plastic that LEGO uses for many of its bricks—and if you’ve ever stepped on one of those, you know just how durable it is.

Just once a month, you’ll have to do two small tasks: replace townew’s recyclable refill ring, which contains 25 trash bags, and charge its 2000 mAh battery for 10 hours.

A townew trash can in an office
townew

The 15.8-inch-tall trash can comes in teal or white, and its sleek, tech-chic design will blend seamlessly with the decor of any room. Indiegogo’s early bird special includes the trash can and four refill rings for $70—shipping is free, and estimated delivery is scheduled for this September. Check out other buying options here.

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7 Useful Products With a Lifetime Guarantee

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iStock.com/billnoll

It’s worth it to splurge on a new pair of shoes or a set of good knives if you know they'll last forever—or if they don't, that their maker will repair or replace them for free. Here’s a round-up of seven useful everyday items that come with a manufacturer's lifetime guarantee.

1. Le Creuset Cookware

A Le Creuset cookware set
Le Creuset's five-piece cookware set in cherry
Le Creuset, Amazon

We know that $350 seems like a steep price to pay for a 5.5-quart Dutch oven. However, plenty of cooking enthusiasts are willing to shell out top dollar for iconic French cookware manufacturer Le Creuset’s enamel cast-iron pots, casserole dishes, and skillets.

The colorful kitchen tools are attractive and durable, plus they distribute heat evenly. An added bonus? Each item comes with a lifetime limited warranty. "Defective cookware will be replaced free of charge, or replaced by a similar product or one of equivalent value if the product is no longer in production," Le Creuset’s website states.

Of course, you can’t just swap your grandmother’s ancient Le Creuset casserole dish (or the one you bought on eBay) for a new model if it chips or breaks. You have to be the item’s original owner. The warranty also "does not cover damage from abuse, commercial use or other non-consumer use, neglect, abnormal wear or tear, overheating, or any use not in accordance with the cookware instructions provided with the utensil." In other words, it needs to be obvious that the cookware has worn down with consistent use (and that you didn't accidentally scorch it in a kitchen fire).

Get one of the brand's signature Dutch ovens (or a five-piece set) on Amazon, Sur La Table (which regularly runs sales on its pricier cookware) the Le Creuset website, or at these other retailers:

2. Zippo Lighters

A black Zippo matte pocket lighter
Zippo, Amazon

We’re not endorsing smoking, but portable butane lighters can be useful if you’re camping and need a quick and easy fire source. Plus, many people find flicking a lighter’s tiny switch to be less intimidating than lighting a match.

If you do plan on purchasing a lighter for household or outdoor use, make it a Zippo. Founded in 1932, the iconic company’s trademarked slogan is “It works or we fix it free." No matter how old or damaged your pocket lighter, you can ship it to Zippo. They’ll promptly repair or replace it—but keep in mind that this warranty only extends to real Zippos, and not toward counterfeit lighters. (Factories in China reportedly make around 12 million fake Zippos a year.) Wondering if you own the real thing? The Wall Street Journal produced a handy video back in 2011 that teaches you how to distinguish a genuine Zippo from a fake.

Get one of Zippo's genuine Windproof Lighters on Amazon for $10 and up.

3. JanSport Backpacks

A black JanSport backpack
JanSport's SuperBreak backpack
JanSport, Amazon

If the trusty JanSport backpack you purchased in high school is starting to look a little threadbare, you can send it—or for that matter, any one of the brand’s packs, bags, or luggage items—back to its warranty center in Alameda, California. Depending on the damage, JanSport will repair it, replace it, or refund it.

Repairs will take anywhere from four to six weeks, depending on the season, and while you pay the initial shipping charges, JanSport absorbs the bag’s return costs. However, JanSport doesn’t claim responsibility for “direct, incidental or consequential damages." Your pack's wear and tear should stem from good old-fashioned use—not because, say, it got shredded by a luggage carousel.

Get one for yourself from JanSport's website or on Amazon, where the classic SuperBreak model is currently $33. It's also available at Backcountry.com ($36) and Walmart $32 and up).

4. Craftsman Tools

A 193-piece tool set
Craftsman 193-piece mechanic’s tool set
Craftsman, Amazon

While Craftsman also makes work clothing and lawn and garden equipment, the brand is most famous for its hand tools. Most of them are advertised as having an unlimited lifetime warranty, meaning they'll be repaired or replaced free of charge if they're no longer in tip-top shape. (For a full list of which tools qualify, visit Craftsman’s website.)

Stores take Craftsman's warranty pretty seriously. In 2009, Consumer Reports’s website, the Consumerist, wrote that a California man was refused a full warranty when he visited Sears and tried to trade in some of his grandfather’s old Craftsman tools. (At the time, Craftsman was controlled by Sears Holdings, though it has since been acquired by Stanley Black & Decker.) The man was reportedly denied replacements because some of the tools had rusty sockets.

He sent an angry letter to Sears, and one of the corporation’s vice presidents, David Figler, replied by issuing a statement to the Consumerist: "Craftsman tools have a heritage of performance and trust,” Figler wrote. “I want to assure you and your readers we stand behind the warranty—complete satisfaction—period.” He assured the website that he had communicated with Sears's sale associates to rectify the error.

Check out Craftsman's products at Amazon, Lowes, or Sears. You can get a 230-piece Craftsman mechanic's tool set on sale for $99 at Sears right now.

5. HARDENCO Jeans

A pair of denim jeans
HARDENCO's 010 Jean

Founded in 2010, HARDENCO (also known as Hartford Denim Co.) is a small, old-school clothing manufacturer in Connecticut that produces raw denim jeans. Made by hand on antique sewing machines, they're designed to last forever. However, since all jeans rip and fray, the company's clothing also comes with a lifetime of free repairs. (On their website, the company. explains that it gets the chance to “improve our work and get to know our customers a little better" by mending your pants gratis.) And if you own a pair of worn jeans that weren't made by HARDENCO, they'll still fix them up for you for a charge.

The company's classic jeans are $285.

6. Eagle Creek Bags

An Eagle Creek cargo backpack
Eagle Creek's 60-liter Cargo Hauler

All products sold by the California-based outfitter Eagle Creek—which happens to be one of our favorite eco-friendly brands—comes with what it calls a "no matter what" warranty. "Eagle Creek is synonymous with quality," the company's warranty page assures customers. "Every buckle, zipper, and fabric choice is meticulously selected and then analyzed after rigorous lab testing. After it’s built, we take it to the road to make sure it can handle real-world travel abuse. And it does." If anything does go wrong with your bag, you can send it back to Eagle Creek, which will repair or replace it for you. (However, the guarantee doesn't apply to accidents that fall outside the scope of "normal use" of your duffel bag or pack: " For instance, Eagle Creek wheels can withstand cobblestone streets, but are not built to be run-over by a train," the company warns.)

If you're not sure where to start with Eagle Creek, our favorite product is the Cargo Hauler duffel bag, a water-resistant duffel with removable backpack straps, an inner divider to keep your stuff organized, and lockable zippers. When it's not in use, it can be folded up to fit in its own front pocket, making it easy to throw in a larger suitcase if you're planning on returning with more stuff than you're taking. (It also makes it a cinch to store once you get home.) It comes in 40-liter, 60-liter, 90-liter, and wheeled 110-liter options.

Eagle Creek also makes a ton of other travel essentials, from packing cubes to airplane pillows to laptop bags. You can check out all its offerings here.

7. L.L. Bean Boots

If you own a pair of L.L. Bean boots, chances are they’ve outlasted every other pair of footwear in your closet. The durable rubber-and-leather shoes are hand-stitched in the company’s Brunswick, Maine factory. They’re designed to survive every single camping trip, rainy day, or hiking excursion—but if they don’t, L.L. Bean will let you trade them in for a new pair, no questions asked, for up to a year. In fact, this policy extends to every single store purchase.

"We stand behind all our products and are confident that they will perform as designed," the company writes on its website.

Up until early 2018, L.L. Bean's famously generous return policy—which didn't even require a receipt—was good for the entire lifetime of the company's products. Apparently, enough unscrupulous customers abused the program (buying items from garage sales and then returning them for full credit, for instance) that it cost the company as much as $250 million in one five-year period. As a result, the no-questions-asked lifetime guarantee now only applies to products purchased before 2018.

However, when it comes to product defects, L.L. Bean is still true to its original policy. If you bring a product in that has a defect or has broken down due to poor craftsmanship, the company will still consider it for a return regardless of the purchase date.

Shop the company's beloved boots for men, women, and children here.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we choose all products independently and only get commission on items you buy and don't return, so we're only happy if you're happy. Thanks for helping us pay the bills!

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