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26 Products Your Dad Will Totally Be Jealous Of

Basically, you buy these, show up with them at next family get-together, say "How you doing, sport?" to your dad, then cherish his envy.

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1. A five-in-one griddler to show your dad he was wrong to keep you off the grill for all those years. Who's got the flip skills now, Dad?

This five-in-one countertop unit comes double-sided grill/griddle plates, and works as a contact grill, panini press, full grill, full griddle, and half grill/half griddle.Promising review: "My wife's grandmother used to have a waffle iron similar to this, and my wife used to talk about how great it was (then bemoan the fact that nothing like it was available now). So, when I saw this griddle for sale, I decided to give it a try, and I'm so glad I did. This thing is so great that, since I bought one for us three years ago, I have bought two more to give as gifts; it's my go-to housewarming gift. It's on our counter all the time and gets used two to five times a week. The controls are easy to understand, the removable drip-tray is easy to clean, and the ability to pop the grill plates out and put them in the dishwasher means even less work than cooking with a pan on the stove." —MatthewGet it from Amazon for $69.53+ (available with silver or black handles).
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This five-in-one countertop unit comes double-sided grill/griddle plates, and works as a contact grill, panini press, full grill, full griddle, and half grill/half griddle.

Promising review: "My wife's grandmother used to have a waffle iron similar to this, and my wife used to talk about how great it was (then bemoan the fact that nothing like it was available now). So, when I saw this griddle for sale, I decided to give it a try, and I'm so glad I did. This thing is so great that, since I bought one for us three years ago, I have bought two more to give as gifts; it's my go-to housewarming gift. It's on our counter all the time and gets used two to five times a week. The controls are easy to understand, the removable drip-tray is easy to clean, and the ability to pop the grill plates out and put them in the dishwasher means even less work than cooking with a pan on the stove." —Matthew

Get it from Amazon for $69.53+ (available with silver or black handles).

2. A cellphone car mount so your dad might ditch those foldout maps once he sees you using your GPS app without looking back and forth between a phone in your lap and the road.

"Hey, keep those hands at 10 and 2, buddy. Your other dad is making spaghetti tonight and I ain't missing that." Promising review: "My dad was jealous of mine, so I gave it to him and bought another! I’d totally buy again!" —ElizabethGet it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three colors).
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"Hey, keep those hands at 10 and 2, buddy. Your other dad is making spaghetti tonight and I ain't missing that."

Promising review: "My dad was jealous of mine, so I gave it to him and bought another! I’d totally buy again!" —Elizabeth

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three colors).

3. A 27-piece first aid kit that pulls a tear of pride from your father's eye when you become the one who gets a Band-aid for his boo-boo.

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You know your dad would feel like a hero, carrying one of this around and waiting to see a kid (any kid) skin their knee. This kit contains six 1x3-inch bandages, four small bandages, two butterfly bandages, two spot bandages, two knuckle bandages, three antiseptic wipes, two sting-relief wipes, one 2-inch safety pin, one 1-inch safety pin, two antibiotic ointments, and one razor blade in a brushed-metal tin.

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

4. A magazine rack for your toilet you can stock with a couple crossword puzzle books,so you might finally have some sort of idea why your dad's taking so long in there.

Promising review: "When I put it on the tank, it fit perfectly, without the seat hitting it when raised. Also, the four to five magazines we have at a time fit without a problem, and I'm so happy to get them off the floor." —K. BurnsGet it from Amazon for $11.74+ (available in three colors).
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Promising review: "When I put it on the tank, it fit perfectly, without the seat hitting it when raised. Also, the four to five magazines we have at a time fit without a problem, and I'm so happy to get them off the floor." —K. Burns

Get it from Amazon for $11.74+ (available in three colors).

5. Or a Squatty Potty that gets him out of your bathroom faster and more ready than ever to make his favorite, "Hey, you should give it a minute before you go in there," joke.

Promising review: "I got this for my dad's 70th birthday, and it was the first present he opened at his party, due to the generous size of the box (maybe he thought it was an Xbox?) and flashy wrapping paper. I didn't want him to be embarrassed, because I genuinely thought this would be a great gift for him. Luckily, several other people at the party were like, 'I LOVE THE SQUATTY POTTY!!!! I have two in my house,' and, 'I want one!' I wanted the man who lovingly read me Everybody Poops to experience the finest method of pooping. I checked in with him today, and he is enjoying it as much as anyone could." —Alex the GirlGet it from Amazon for $19.99 (also available in a 10-pack, if you've got a lot of dads to impress).
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Promising review: "I got this for my dad's 70th birthday, and it was the first present he opened at his party, due to the generous size of the box (maybe he thought it was an Xbox?) and flashy wrapping paper. I didn't want him to be embarrassed, because I genuinely thought this would be a great gift for him. Luckily, several other people at the party were like, 'I LOVE THE SQUATTY POTTY!!!! I have two in my house,' and, 'I want one!' I wanted the man who lovingly read me Everybody Poops to experience the finest method of pooping. I checked in with him today, and he is enjoying it as much as anyone could." —Alex the Girl

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (also available in a 10-pack, if you've got a lot of dads to impress).

6. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey to introduce your dad to the next step in both honey and hot sauce. They don't make 'em like they used to, Dad; they make 'em even better, now!

Though not written by a dad, per se, check out one BuzzFeeder's review of this hot honey!Get a 12-ounce bottle from Amazon for $9.61.
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Though not written by a dad, per se, check out one BuzzFeeder's review of this hot honey!

Get a 12-ounce bottle from Amazon for $9.61.

7. A Saddleback Leather Co. wallet for a rugged way to protect all your pictures of your kids (or cat, or extensive succulent collection).

These wallets are covered by a 100-year warranty, which is pretty likely a lifetime (if we're being really real), and they promise your kids' kids will fight over who gets to keep this wallet after you're dead; a morbid take on the lifetime guarantee, but also a great wallet! If you're more of techy sort of dad, check out these RFID-blocking wallets.Get it from Amazon for $49 (available in four colors).
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These wallets are covered by a 100-year warranty, which is pretty likely a lifetime (if we're being really real), and they promise your kids' kids will fight over who gets to keep this wallet after you're dead; a morbid take on the lifetime guarantee, but also a great wallet! If you're more of techy sort of dad, check out these RFID-blocking wallets.

Get it from Amazon for $49 (available in four colors).

8. And a credit-card-sized multitool so every screw and bolt you come across doesn't have to go without a quick tightening.

This multitool can be used as a wrench, screwdriver, bottle opener, can opener, prybar, cord cutter, ruler, hex-bit driver, and more! Plus, it's one of the products we recommend for people who are always on the go!Promising review: "I've become obsessed with minimalist and versatile tools that are TSA approved. I seem to always need a small screwdriver to fix my glasses or replace a battery in a gadget, but lack the tools. This multitool card has solved that problem. It's extremely sturdy and I've already used it for small tasks around the house." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $25.95.
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This multitool can be used as a wrench, screwdriver, bottle opener, can opener, prybar, cord cutter, ruler, hex-bit driver, and more! Plus, it's one of the products we recommend for people who are always on the go!

Promising review: "I've become obsessed with minimalist and versatile tools that are TSA approved. I seem to always need a small screwdriver to fix my glasses or replace a battery in a gadget, but lack the tools. This multitool card has solved that problem. It's extremely sturdy and I've already used it for small tasks around the house." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $25.95.

9. A bacon press, because your dad thinks his bacon ain't burnt and it's time to show him how it's really done.

Promising review: "I got this as a birthday gift for my Dad, and he's used it for all types of meat and hasn't complained once. Okay, maybe once, he burnt his porkchops the first time. Still, he likes the 'heaviness' of this press and enjoys using it." —K. BurkGet it from Amazon for $12.58.
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Promising review: "I got this as a birthday gift for my Dad, and he's used it for all types of meat and hasn't complained once. Okay, maybe once, he burnt his porkchops the first time. Still, he likes the 'heaviness' of this press and enjoys using it." —K. Burk

Get it from Amazon for $12.58.

10. A durable MagLite flashlight you have to give to your dad, because it's his turn to hold the light while you fix that sink.

"No, I meant move the light to my left, Dad. Wow, it's like you've never fixed a sink before." The terms of specific MagLite product warranties can vary, but (generally) products purchased in the Western Hemisphere are covered for life.Get a two-cell MagLite (with batteries) from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in seven colors, and in a three-cell version).
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"No, I meant move the light to my left, Dad. Wow, it's like you've never fixed a sink before." The terms of specific MagLite product warranties can vary, but (generally) products purchased in the Western Hemisphere are covered for life.

Get a two-cell MagLite (with batteries) from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in seven colors, and in a three-cell version).

11. A beer review logbook to fill with Harsh Critiques of your Dad's favorite beer and maybe jot a few jokes in the margins. "So, when he told me, 'I'm drunk,' I said, 'Hi, drunk, I'm Dad.'"

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Get it from Amazon for $8.33.

12. And a beer insulator that keeps your cold ones cold, while totally showing-up your dad's floppy koozie.

"I can't believe Other Dad still lets you use that thing, Dad. Get with the times, old man." You can use this to chill beer bottles AND cans, and it has a built-in bottle opener!Promising review: "I drink often, so this is perfect for me. It fits tall cans, when you have the top-seal off. It fits regular cans, as well as most bottles. I can be down in the blazing sun by the pool and, after an hour in the sunlight, my drink is still cold." —SirjuryGet it from Amazon for $26.65+ (available in five colors, with some colors available in a two-pack).
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"I can't believe Other Dad still lets you use that thing, Dad. Get with the times, old man." You can use this to chill beer bottles AND cans, and it has a built-in bottle opener!

Promising review: "I drink often, so this is perfect for me. It fits tall cans, when you have the top-seal off. It fits regular cans, as well as most bottles. I can be down in the blazing sun by the pool and, after an hour in the sunlight, my drink is still cold." —Sirjury

Get it from Amazon for $26.65+ (available in five colors, with some colors available in a two-pack).

13. A daddy hat your dad just won't understand why you bought for yourself (or some other ~appropriate~ recipient) and not for him.

"Dad, I really don't want to have this conversation. Just, please, take off that hat."Promising review: "EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE ONE OF THESE. I got one for a friend and it's amazing. The hat is great quality, especially the stitching where it says 'daddy.' My friends and I are all buying them!" —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in five colors, as well as an all-caps and distressed version).
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"Dad, I really don't want to have this conversation. Just, please, take off that hat."

Promising review: "EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE ONE OF THESE. I got one for a friend and it's amazing. The hat is great quality, especially the stitching where it says 'daddy.' My friends and I are all buying them!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in five colors, as well as an all-caps and distressed version).

14. An Amazon Fire TV Stick to babysit your dad for a few hours, while you trying to get some quiet during his visit to your apartment.

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"Hey, does that thing get the game on it? What do you mean it gets every game on it?" Check out this post to get all the details on the Fire TV Stick!

Promising review: "I live in the country and only have DSL for internet and all other streaming devices, so they all work very, VERY slow. Our Netflix streaming was always stopping and catching up, to the point where we couldn't watch anything on Netflix (after 6pm, when everyone else slowed down the system). My son told me to get a Fire TV Stick and, "You won't have that problem, Dad!" WOW. It was so simple to install and we no longer have streaming problems. I can't even begin to understand why using a Fire TV Stick works better, or gets us better streaming than what we were doing before, but it does and we have joined the rest of the streaming world." —Freddy The Frog

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

15. A record frame for the gem of your vinyl collection. Bonus Dad Points go to anyone who frames a Creedence Clearwater Revival sleeve!

Framing a Beatles record is also worth a lot of Dad Points, don't worry. We've all asked ourselves this, but there's only one way to answer the question of whether your father is proud of you; take the quiz, sport.Get a frame that fits 12.5x12.5-inch cardboard sleeves from Amazon for $21.99 (+$10.50 shipping and available in three colors).
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Framing a Beatles record is also worth a lot of Dad Points, don't worry. We've all asked ourselves this, but there's only one way to answer the question of whether your father is proud of you; take the quiz, sport.

Get a frame that fits 12.5x12.5-inch cardboard sleeves from Amazon for $21.99 (+$10.50 shipping and available in three colors).

16. A cold brew pitcher so the money you would've spent on Starbucks stays inside your genuine-leather wallet where it belongs.

Check out the full details on this cold brew maker!Promising review: "I got this for my dad, who loves his Starbucks cold brew. He is also epically lazy. But, he loves this thing and uses it regularly; I never thought I would see him making his own coffee." —Von DorkenGet a one-quart cold brew maker from Amazon for $18.99 (also available in a three-quart version).
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Check out the full details on this cold brew maker!

Promising review: "I got this for my dad, who loves his Starbucks cold brew. He is also epically lazy. But, he loves this thing and uses it regularly; I never thought I would see him making his own coffee." —Von Dorken

Get a one-quart cold brew maker from Amazon for $18.99 (also available in a three-quart version).

17. A set of Keepons to end the nightmare of constantly pushing your glasses back up when you're just trying to read the sports section while sitting in your favorite chair.

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Promising review: "Love them! Ordered a pair for my dad, too! If you ever push your glasses up from the bridge of your nose, buy these! Just pay attention to the sizing and the shape of your glasses! Would buy again and again!" —Deanna Hogentogler

Get it from Amazon for $2.99.

18. A leather-strap wristwatch for a night out at the local buffet, possibly spraining your now urbane wrist by piling your plate high with bread rolls.

Like many of the products I've collected here, I recommend buying this item for yourself and seeing how your dad responds to it. If he likes it, you can give it to him as a gift, especially with how affordable this watch is!Get it from Amazon for $24.78+ (available in five colors).
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Like many of the products I've collected here, I recommend buying this item for yourself and seeing how your dad responds to it. If he likes it, you can give it to him as a gift, especially with how affordable this watch is!

Get it from Amazon for $24.78+ (available in five colors).

19. A pair of meat-shredding claws to mutate yourself into Pulverine, an anti-hero who only uses their claws to pull pork.

You know your dad would have the absolute time of his life, if you let him use these to tenderize a steak or whatever cooking things dads do!Promising review: "Do not know how I lived without this! Even if the pork butt is tender enough to pull apart with a couple of salad forks, there is no comparison to the feeling of using these. Like my dad always told me, "If you have the right tool for the job, you get it done quick and it's a lot easier on you." For the record, this is the right tool for pulling pork. My only regret is that I didn't get this years ago." —Ed RigneyGet it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in six colors).
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You know your dad would have the absolute time of his life, if you let him use these to tenderize a steak or whatever cooking things dads do!

Promising review: "Do not know how I lived without this! Even if the pork butt is tender enough to pull apart with a couple of salad forks, there is no comparison to the feeling of using these. Like my dad always told me, "If you have the right tool for the job, you get it done quick and it's a lot easier on you." For the record, this is the right tool for pulling pork. My only regret is that I didn't get this years ago." —Ed Rigney

Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in six colors).

20. A diamond-tipped screwdriver set from Craftsman your dad will look at the same way Nicolas Cage looks at the Declaration of Independence.

"I told your Other Dad I bought some diamonds and he thought I got him another ring. You should've seen his face!" Many of Craftsman's world-class tools come with a lifetime warranty, but it's always good to check if the socket-wrench you're eyeing is covered.Get the six-piece set from Amazon for $26.94.
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"I told your Other Dad I bought some diamonds and he thought I got him another ring. You should've seen his face!" Many of Craftsman's world-class tools come with a lifetime warranty, but it's always good to check if the socket-wrench you're eyeing is covered.

Get the six-piece set from Amazon for $26.94.

21. A roll of LED tape just begging to be turned into a Weekend Project. "Look, honey, I taped up your birthday on the wall so I don't forget next year!"

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Get a 16.4-foot roll of LED tape from Amazon for $14.99 (available in two colors).

22. A pair of socks with a request best worn while kicking back on the sofa (before you realize you have to get your own beer).

If you're a dad and an optometrist, you're legally obligated to own a pair of these socks.Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (fits men's sizes 9–13, and available in five colors, with alternate requests available in other colors).
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If you're a dad and an optometrist, you're legally obligated to own a pair of these socks.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (fits men's sizes 9–13, and available in five colors, with alternate requests available in other colors).

23. A set of Mad Men playing cards so you can take out the trash, i.e. anyone who thinks they're better at Texas Hold'em. Shuffle up and deal, punk.

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.
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Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

24. A safety razor shaving set that looks so fancy in your bathroom it distracts your dad from the fact you haven't been grouting your tiles.

You'll have to buy your own blades for these razors, and getting them online is much cheaper than in-store.Promising review: "I was very surprised by how comfortable a shave the safety razor provides, much more comfortable than the triple-blade razors I was using. I was afraid, at first, I would nick my face, but that didn't happen. With this, I'm able to get a much cleaner edge at the sideburns than with a triple razor and I can even get the hairs just under my nostrils that a bulkier triple razor can't reach. The brush is excellent; its bristles are firm and massage your face as you lather and they don't fall out like some cheap brushes. They have a musty smell at first, but that goes away after a few uses. The stand is attractive and sturdy, and I highly recommend buying this set." —SupRmegaBLAKOLGet it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).
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You'll have to buy your own blades for these razors, and getting them online is much cheaper than in-store.

Promising review: "I was very surprised by how comfortable a shave the safety razor provides, much more comfortable than the triple-blade razors I was using. I was afraid, at first, I would nick my face, but that didn't happen. With this, I'm able to get a much cleaner edge at the sideburns than with a triple razor and I can even get the hairs just under my nostrils that a bulkier triple razor can't reach. The brush is excellent; its bristles are firm and massage your face as you lather and they don't fall out like some cheap brushes. They have a musty smell at first, but that goes away after a few uses. The stand is attractive and sturdy, and I highly recommend buying this set." —SupRmegaBLAKOL

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

25. A six-pack of cable clips, because you've got to grow up some time and that means no longer using old bread-ties to keep your wires under control.

Get it from Amazon for $8.98.
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Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

26. And a t-shirt with the Worst Joke Ever that only a father could covet. No matter your gender, wearing this shirt transforms you into a dad that can summon eye-rolls with every word.

If that was my dad, I definitely wouldn't be wearing an orange shirt that calls attention to myself. Also, each of these shirts are delivered alongside a "Best Dad Ever" certificate, which I'm sure is verified by a committee of dudes who never leave their favorite chairs.Promising review: "Such a fun gift for my playful dad! The certificate it comes with was a great surprise, and we framed it! My dad wears this shirt whenever he is in the mood to joke around." —Amanda MahaneyGet it from Amazon for $5.95+ (fits men's sizes small–XXXXXL).
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If that was my dad, I definitely wouldn't be wearing an orange shirt that calls attention to myself. Also, each of these shirts are delivered alongside a "Best Dad Ever" certificate, which I'm sure is verified by a committee of dudes who never leave their favorite chairs.

Promising review: "Such a fun gift for my playful dad! The certificate it comes with was a great surprise, and we framed it! My dad wears this shirt whenever he is in the mood to joke around." —Amanda Mahaney

Get it from Amazon for $5.95+ (fits men's sizes small–XXXXXL).

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