Black Friday is just another work day on the farm — livestock doesn’t stop eating and machines won’t winterize themselves. But we also don’t want you to miss out. Everyone is taking advantage of shopping deals that day after Thanksgiving, whether it’s to fill a Christmas stocking or simply to replace some much-needed items for the shelves in your workshop. These are the kinds of Black Friday deals for farmers and rural residents that we should pay attention to.
Amazon is no doubt a giant when it comes to shopping, and because many of us likely live at least 30 minutes from Walmart or Target or anything bigger than a Dollar General, we often look to the online retailer to find what we need. And, yes, Amazon goes big on Black Friday!
The online retail giant has released major deals. And now that they’ve done so, we hope our list gives you a chance to get a jump on some of your shopping — and don’t leave out the awesome Prime membership with two-day shipping!
Check out what’s on sale for Black Friday, and be sure to double check pricing, as some deals come and go throughout the day! We’ll work to keep everything up to date to the best of our abilities.
BLACK+DECKER Portable Project Table
The lightweight BLACK+DECKER workmate WM225 portable work bench transforms into a sawhorse, a vise, and a bench tool stand capable of holding up to 450 pounds. Its strong steel design also includes an easy-to-use clutch and clamp system, as well as rubber feet. Its adjustable jaws include four swivel pegs that can be used to grip almost any object. Bench dimensions: 30-1/8-inch bench height, 23-1/8-inch sawhorse height, 0-9-1/4-inch parallel clamping, 0-9-7/8-inch diagonal clamping, 16-inch max. Parallel leg clamping, 24-inch max. Diagonal peg clamping, and a 24-inch-by-9-11/16-inch work surface. This project center conveniently folds for easy storage and transport.
Levi’s Women’s Fishtail Hooded Rain Parka
This raincoat is made of 100 percent polyurethane and is fully waterproof — definitely made for a practical approach to chores or being out in the elements. It has a boxier feel to allow for layering underneath, and it has a fixed hood, spacious patch pockets, a full-zip front closure with snap placket, and a mesh interior for breathability.
VIVOSUN 315W Grow Light Fixture
This cutting-edge hood made of imported Italian VEGA aluminum boosts reflectivity by 20 percent compared to standard aluminum reflectors. It has an excellent light reflectivity rating of 98 percent, and the contouring of the polished reflective surface ensures no hot spots or dead spots. VIVOSUN recommends use of this unit to cover an area of approximately 3-by-3 feet during vegetative growth and approximately 6 square feet during the bloom phase. It runs significantly cooler compared to conventional lighting setups and do not need to be cooled with ducting and fan
PROGENY 280W Generator Portable Power Station
The PROGENY portable generator is not only a function of a mobile power source but also a function of an inverter, and is a combination of two functions: Portable generator built-in 27 pack 18650 high-density lithium battery packs can safely and quickly charge tablets, iPhones, iPads and other terminal devices. At the same time, it also has built-in UPS function to invert the low voltage to 110V US household voltage to supply AC equipment, such as laptop, 32-inch TV, mini refrigerator, CPAP machine or other small appliances.
Alpha Grillers Instant Read Meat Thermometer
So easy to use, this meat thermometer works right out the box. Insert the tip into your food, and in as little as 2-3 seconds you will have an accurate and easy to read temperature displayed on the large dial. Once done, simply flip the probe back and the unit auto powers off. One CR2 button battery is needed, which is include so you have everything you need to start cooking perfectly grilled steak, chicken, pork, fish, lamb, or turkey.
DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Drill Combo Kit
The DEWALT DCK240C2 20v Lithium Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit (1.5Ah) is composed of the DCF885 20V MAX Lithium-Ion 1/4 inch Impact Driver which is compact (5.55″ front to back) and lightweight (2.8 lbs.), designed to fit into tight areas. This unit offers one-handed loading 1/4″ hex chuck accepts 1″ bit tips, and also features a 3 LED light ring with 20 second delay to provide visibility without shadows. A belt hook is also included for portability on the worksite. The DCD771C2 20V MAX Lithium-Ion Compact Drill/Driver is also compact and lightweight, designed to fit into tight areas.
This drill/driver offers a high performance motor that delivers 300 unit watts out (UWO) of power ability, which allows for a wide range of applications. This unit also features a high speed transmission that delivers 2 speeds (0-450 and 1,500 rpm) for a range of fastening and drilling applications. The 1/2″ single sleeve ratcheting chuck provides tight bit gripping strength, and the ergonomic handle delivers comfort and control. Both tools are part of the DEWALT 20-Volt MAX system and are compatible with all 20-Volt MAX batteries, chargers and accessories. Includes: (1) DCF885 20v MAX Lithium Impact Driver, and (1) DCD771 20v MAX Lithium Drill/Driver, (2) 20-Volt MAX lithium-ion 1.5Ah battery packs, (1) 20-Volt MAX charger and contractor bag.
NoCry Cut Resistant Gloves
The NoCry cut resistant gloves let you handle all your knives — the giant one, the normal one you use for everything, the super tiny one and the one with the weird holes in the middle — confidently. Without injuring yourself.
Made of food safe, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, nylon, polyester, glass fibre and spandex (for comfort), these gloves have been designed to resist cuts and nicks from even the sharpest blades.
Qooltek Multipurpose Laser Level
Use this Multipurpose Laser Level for hanging pictures, installing shelving,laying flooring, hanging wallpaper and more. The tape measure is an 9-foot measure that includes imperial and metric linear mures, with graduations down to 1/32” and 1mm.
- Laser light has an on/off power switch.
- Class IIIA laser product.
- This is a Class 3R laser product, Power output ＜ 1mW.
Of course, not everything we love is on sale for the Black Friday holiday. Here are some of the cool gift ideas we’d like to see a discount on!
Do Not Confuse Your Google Search With My Agriculture Degree Stainless Steel Mug
This is our new go-to coffee mug! Who among us isn’t tired of the army of “keyboard farmers” on social media? This travel mug sums things up nicely, and is a perfect gift for anyone heading off to college or who has wrapped up their ag education. Just a heads up, though, this isn’t part of Amazon Prime, so expect delivery to take longer than a couple of days.
Carhartt Men’s Rugged Flex Rigby Double Front Pant
This is one of Carhartt’s newest items, and we’ve been testing it out for the past few weeks. Absolutely love it! It’s darn-near replaced most of our other farm pants. They sport a mid-weight canvas blend, which isn’t too hot in the warmer months, with the perfect amount of stretch for easy movement. And they’ve got all the traditional jean pockets — plus a secure right thigh phone pocket and a left thigh utility pocket for your knife.
Dovetail Freshley Overall in Black Stretch Denim
These are not repurposed, boxy men’s overalls. They’re intentionally designed to complement a woman’s frame, without sacrificing the functionality of men’s overalls. There are deep pockets galore. Accessible — and functional — pockets! There’s even one on the breast of the overalls. A large cellphone (Samsung Note 8) fits securely in nearly every one of the pockets. There’s plenty of room to accommodate its size, and the stretch in the denim keeps it from flopping around. There’s a zippered pocket on the rear leg that’s great for holding valuables such as keys, your ID, and credit cards.
The Freshley has a slightly stretchy fabric — the overalls move with your body: while stacking hay, trimming my goats’ hooves, whatever — and yet the reinforced knee panels mean the fabric stays strong despite the abuse of farm or construction work.
Some super cool features: There’s a small round hole in the front bib pocket, perfect for earbuds cord or even some twine. Not to be outdone — there’s also a secret zipper in that pocket on the side.
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