36 Things You’ll Buy Once, and Use Forever

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Nothing is worse than spending your money on a product only to have it break under normal use. To keep you from that frustrating fate, we’ve collected 36 of the most durable products on Amazon. No need to buy the same product over and over again, if you buy the right one the first time.

We hope you find these products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We are a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and Brainjolt may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Prices on Amazon fluctuate so anything mentioned below might change as soon we publish it!

These Stainless Steel Measuring Cups and Spoons will last a lifetime

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It’s sometimes the most simple products that work the best. Measuring cups and spoons are best when they put function first.

If you’re looking for a product that’s built to last, look no further than a Lodge Cast Iron Skillet

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Your Lodge Cast Iron Skillet will outlive you. With just a little bit of basic maintenance, it will literally last forever.

You will never need another pencil, so long as you don’t misplace your Rotring Mechanical Pencil

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Entirely made out of metal and designed to last a lifetime, the Rotring Mechanical Pencil is a precision instrument.

The Victorinox Swiss Army Climber Pocket Knife is maybe the most iconic product built for function, precision, and longevity

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It’s long been a classic, and for good reason. The Swiss are known for perfecting the details with form and function in mind, and this Swiss Army Pocket Knife is the gold standard.

Always have a bottle opener when you need one with this Magnetic Wall Mounted Bottle Opener

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Affix one to the wall near your fridge, or on the railing of your back deck. This Magnetic Wall Mounted Bottle Opener will handily open your beers and neatly keep the cap thanks to the magnets hidden inside.

The makers of Darn Tough Socks are so confident in their product, that the socks come with an unconditional lifetime guarantee

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You may not think of socks as a product that can last forever, but Darn Tough Socks are made to do just that. Made with an ideal blend of fine Merino wool, nylon and spandex, these socks are designed in Vermont and hold up to that unforgiving climate.

With no need for bells and whistles, the Master Lock Padlock is built only with function in mind, and it works

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Master Lock is the classic padlock for a reason. So long as you remember your combination, there is no reason this little lock won’t last you a lifetime.

Your dog is no match for the KONG Extreme Dog Toy

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Because our best friends deserve durability too, the KONG Extreme Dog Toy will outlast even the most determined canine chewer. And you can put peanut butter in it.

This classic gravy boat will never go out of style, which is good because it will last forever

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Anything by Le Creuset is built to last. Unfortunately, most of the iconic French brand’s wares are pretty pricey. But this handy little Stoneware Gravy Boat is priced perfectly and you get to have a piece of kitchenware that you can hand down to your grandkids one day.

Everyone should have a basic, functional tool box

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This Multi-Purpose Steel Tool Box can take a beating. Its classic design and simplicity means that you won’t have to go tool box shopping again any time soon.

With this set of Pyrex glass mixing bowls, your kitchen is well on its way to being professionally well stocked

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This Pyrex Glass Mixing Bowl Set belongs in every kitchen. The glass is somehow virtually unbreakable. We don’t know how Pyrex does it.

Organize your bathroom vanity with this simple makeup and brush holder

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Simple, unobtrusive, and functional, the STORi Makeup and Brush Holder will keep all of your make up supplies neatly organized. They come in a variety of configurations to handle everyone’s makeup needs, even the die hard cosmoholic.

Since shopping for a nose hair trimmer can’t be fun, you should only have to do it once

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There is probably no one who gets excited about a nose hair trimmer. But some things are simply necessary. The Groom Mate Trimmer will keep on trucking, leaving you to live the rest of your life without having to go nose hair trimmer shopping again.

Keep your clothes at their most fluffy with these handy dryer balls

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Unlike some other dryer balls that get used up, Whitmor Dryer Balls are made to last. Made of non-toxic plastic, these forever reusable balls reduce waste and the need for chemical fabric softeners.

This commercial grade sheet pan comes with a lifetime guarantee

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Designed to be durable enough for a commercial kitchen, the USA Pan Bakeware sheet pans are definitely built to last. With a PTFE, PFOA and BPA free non-stick coating, these sheet pans will help you create perfect baked goods forever.

Keep this ring holder by your kitchen sink and you’ll never worry about losing your rings

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A person doesn’t need a bunch of ring holders in her life, but having one is a great idea to keep your rings safe while your hands do something else. The Lenox Bridal Ring Holder is simple, functional, and should last a lifetime.

Everyone needs a reliable flashlight that is going to work and keep on working

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Whether you are the outdoors type or not, a durable flashlight is a must-have tool for anyone. This LED Mini Tactical Flashlight is a go anywhere, all weather, all terrain light that can also just sit in your drawer at home and work when you need it.

Tea just tastes better when it comes from a classic whistling tea kettle

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There’s something about a cup of tea that resonates with tradition. This simple, sturdy Stainless Steel Whistling Tea Kettle will provide you years of tea service.

You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy the classic game of Jenga

The simple design of the little wooden bricks ensures that your Jenga set will last forever. But don’t let the simplicity fool you. This game brings out the competitive side of anyone.

Enamel mugs like this Coleman one have been used for fireside morning coffee for generations

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This Coleman Enamel Mug is a must-have for your camp kitchen. Some things are classics for good reason.

No one loves nail clippers, so it makes sense to have a set that will outlast all others.

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The humble nail clipper is a purely utilitarian object, but that doesn’t mean that quality doesn’t matter. Cheap clippers don’t work well or for long. These Harperton Nail Clippers will keep you well groomed.

This set of ice cube trays has over 1,000 reviews on Amazon

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That’s a lot of feedback for the humble ice cube tray. So what sets these ice cube trays apart? They are flexible, durable, BPA free, and neatly nest together even when full of water or ice.

The classic Kryptonite Bicycle U Lock is virtually indestructible

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A bike thief is looking for an easy target, and will likely pass your bike by when it’s locked with a Kryptonite Bicycle U Lock. No chain cutters are getting through this thing.

This stainless steel lemon squeezer will help you get every last drop from your lemons and limes

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Whether you squeeze lemons a lot or a little, this stainless steel lemon squeezer won’t wear out. Hello fresh guacamole!

Value and quality meet in this Victorinox Fibrox Paring Knife

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Made with standard Swiss attention to detail, this little knife is a bargain at only about $7.00. The Victorinox Fibrox Paring Knife is made with the same care and precision that has made the brand a classic since 1884.

Reinforced, untangle-able, and stronger than standard cables, the Anker woven lightning cable will outlast all your other cables

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Is anything more frustrating than spending money on lightning cables that stop working after a few months? Keep your devices charged with the Anker woven lightning cable .

This simple OXO can opener will make opening cans a breeze

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A can opener is never going to be a star of your kitchen. It simply needs to be sharp, strong, and tough enough to keep opening cans. Enter the OXO steel can opener. It’s simple, comfortable, and built to last.

Just about every student needs a Texas Instruments scientific calculator eventually

There’s a reason that Texas Instruments scientific calculators became a mainstay of classrooms everywhere. This little calculator is a powerful math machine with impressive functionality. It can do things you’ll likely never use after school, but since it keeps on working for years and years, you can use it for regular people math too.

This little universal travel adaptor can be used in more than 150 countries

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No one wants to buy a different adapter every time they travel. Instead, this handy universal travel adaptor ingeniously adapts to outlets all over the world. Buy it once, use it forever!

Have a backpack when you need one with this packable lightweight daypack

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The Outlander Packable Lightweight Daypack folds up into its own handy little pocket. Keep one in your car, pack one in your suitcase, and always have an extra daypack when you need one.

These sharp and sturdy Harperton Nippit nail clippers come with a lifetime guarantee

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The Harperton Nippit clippers have extra sharp blades that can do it all from trimming delicate cuticles to cutting even the toughest toenails. Guaranteed satisfaction makes these clippers a no brainer for all your mani-pedi needs.

The Kershaw Taskmaster Shears take kitchen shears to a whole new level

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These are more than your average kitchen shears. The Kershaw Taskmaster Shears magically also have a nutcracker, jar opener, lid lifter, and two screwdriver tips. Keep a pair in your kitchen, your workshop, anywhere!

We all need toilet paper holders, so why not the wrought iron toilet tissue holder?

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If you want something to last forever, make it out of wrought iron. With this wrought iron toilet tissue holder you’ll achieve the rustic chic look for your home, while also buying a product that will last.

This no frills tire pressure gauge is a must for every car owner

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If you own a car, you should own a tire pressure gauge. This simple device doesn’t need bells and whistles to help ensure your tires are safe.

This 8-piece serving set by Mikasa is where form meets function

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The Mikasa Stainless Steel Serving Set is dishwasher safe, never needs polishing, and includes a terrific variety of necessary serving utensils. Have your cake server and your ladle too!

The French-made Opinel Folding Knife of today is the same as the one your grandfather used

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Craftsmanship is everything in the Opinel Folding Knife. This is the knife grandfathers pass down to grandchildren.