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The Best Father's Day Gifts 2013

Updated on March 26, 2013

Top gifts for your dad

Father's Day 2012 is still several weeks away however it is never too early to start thinking about buying a suitable gift for your dad. In my experience, buying a gift for your dad is far more difficult than buying a gift for your mom. Your mom will always give you some ideas of things she wants or needs, whereas your dad is likely to shrug his shoulders and dismiss the question.

Yep, buying for your dad can be a painstaking exercise and if you leave it until the last minute you are really going to struggle to find something that is suitable. After a lot of thought, research and asking around I have compiled a list of great Father's Day gifts. Even if these gifts are not exactly what you are looking for I hope they will provide some ideas and inspiration so you can go out and buy the perfect gift for your dad this Father's Day.

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If you want some novelty Father's Day gifts check out the products below currently available from Amazon. Alternatively, use the Amazon search facility and you will find loads of other Father's Day gifts.

A fact of life is that all men have to shave. It doesn't matter whether the man wears a beard or is totally clean shaven each one will own some shaving equipment of some description. Because of this one of the best Father's Day gifts you can buy is a shaving related product.

There are numerous different shaving products you can buy for your dad. There are disposable razors, electric razors, straight edge razors, cut throat razors, strops, shaving brushes, shaving bowls, shaving gel, shaving soap, shaving oil, shaving stands, shaving mirrors, shaving bags, after shave lotion, after shave balm...... the list goes on and on. Finding your dad a shaving related product will not be too difficult.

Dovo Shavette on Amazon

Dovo Aluminum Silver Shavette, Satin Handle
Dovo Aluminum Silver Shavette, Satin Handle

If your dad wants a straight razor with the best features of both a disposable razor and a cut throat razor, but without any of the disavantages of either, the Dovo Shavette is the razor to go for. The Dovo shavette uses disposable blades, which means no stropping or sharpening is required. The Dovo shavette is comfortable and easy to use and much safer than using a cut throat razor. This really is the ultimate razor and will make a great Father's Day gift for any dad.

 

Shaving kit for sale

Shaving Gift Set with Merkur Safety Razor, Bowl, Shaving Soap, Badger Brush, Stand and Safety Razor, Great Gift Idea for Father Husband or Boyfriend
Shaving Gift Set with Merkur Safety Razor, Bowl, Shaving Soap, Badger Brush, Stand and Safety Razor, Great Gift Idea for Father Husband or Boyfriend

If your funds allow it why not buy your dad a matching shaving kit. Good shaving kits aren't cheap but you do get what you pay for. Cheaper shaving kits are made out of inferior materials and will not last any where near as long as a good quality kit. This kit is an excellent buy and will make an excellent Father's Day gift for your dad.

 

Shaving gifts on Amazon

Below is a small selection of the many types of shaving related gifts from Amazon. can't see the shaving gift you are after? Don't worry check out the Amazon search facility to grab a bargain gift for your dad this Father's Day.

Shaving related gifts on eBay

If you are looking for some shaving related gifts eBay is another good place to have a look. So check it out for loads of bargains.

The best Father s Day gifts - Big Boys Toys

Men never grow up and there will always be an inner child waiting to bust out at every suitable opportunity. At Christmas time who is the last person to put the toys away? At birthdays who is the last person to put the new toys down? When you're in town who is the person you have to drag out of the toy shop? That's right, it is always dad.

Big Boys Toys are seldom useful, practical or have a long life but they are fun, and this is why big boy's toys are such a great gift for your dad on Father's Day.

So, what are the best big boy's toys you can buy? There are loads of different things, such as radio controlled helicopters/planes, radio controlled cars/motorbikes, radio controlled boats, power kites, soft air guns, Nerf style guns, large water pistols...... there are loads of them.

Many people are under the impression that big boy's toys are expensive and can cost a few hundred bucks or more. Some big boy's toys are very expensive, I can't lie about it, but there are several big boy's toys that are very reasonably priced and can be picked up for a few bucks.

For a good selection of such toys, make sure you check out Amazon as there are always great deals to be had. Alternatively, search for "Big Boy's Toys" on the internet and you will find plenty of different sites that retail such products.

Radio controlled cars on Amazon

There are loads of different types of big boys toys available and radio controlled cars are just one example. If a radio controlled car, perhaps your dad's dream car, is something your dad would like then check out the items below. If you can't see what you're looking for then try the Amazon search facility for some alternatives.

If you want other big boys toys to buy for your dad use the search facility and see what products are available, you may be supprised. There loads of bargains and offers to be had on Amazon so make sure it is your first port of call.

The best Father s Day gifts - Music related gifts

Everyone loves music right? If your dad hasn't got an MP3 player then why not buy him an MP3 player. A top of the range iPod with video playback function is probably an over kill for your dad, and rather than shelling out lots of cash on such an extravagant MP3 player you are better off buying something smaller, less technical and more modest. Buying a basic MP3 player will also be a lot cheaper too.

If your dad already has an MP3 player why not get him some accessories. The head phones supplied with most MP3 players are simply awful so an upgraded set of headphones is always a good buy. Alternatively, why not buy a home speaker system so your mom, and the whole family, can enjoy your dad's MP3 library.

If you are still not convinced about an MP3 player or some MP3 accessories why not buy an iTunes gift card so your dad can get that MP3 album he wants. I appreciate a gift card may not be the most exciting of gifts, but if it is something your dad would enjoy then go for it.

iPod Shuffle

Apple iPod shuffle 2 GB Silver (4th Generation) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Apple iPod shuffle 2 GB Silver (4th Generation) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

The iPod Shuffle is the smallest and cheapest iPod available. For a no frills MP3 player that is simple to use this is the product to get.

 

Ipod Nano

Apple iPod nano 8 GB Graphite (6th Generation) Discontinued Model (In Plain White Box)
Apple iPod nano 8 GB Graphite (6th Generation) Discontinued Model (In Plain White Box)

The iPod Nano is another great Apple MP3 player that will make a great Father's Day gift for your dad.

 

MP3 players on eBay

eBay is yet another good place to source an MP3 player for Father's Day.

MP3 players on Amazon

There are many other different types of MP3 players in addition to the Apple iPods, so don't worry if Apple products are not for you. Below is a sample of MP3 players available from Amazon. Do the ones featured tickle your fancy? Don't worry if not as you can simply use the search facility to find some more suitable MP3 players. If you want an affordable MP3 player that is good quality and great value for money check out Amazon in the first instance.

Are you ready for Father's Day 2013?

Father's Day 2012 will be here before you know it, but are you ready? Do you know what gift you are going to get for your dad this Father's Day?

Do you know what gift you are going to get your dad this Father's Day?

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The best Father s Day gifts - Photography related gifts

A picture tells a thousand words. A picture also provides a life time of memories so how about a digital camera? A top of the range digital SLR camera is expensive and, in all honesty, a total waste of money as a gift for your dad, however a point and shoot camera is a different story. Point and shoot cameras are easy to use and are capable of producing some stunning images that your dad will treasure.

There is plenty of different point and shoot cameras available so getting hold of one is not going to present too many problems. The point and shoot cameras below are the top sellers on Amazon and all of them would make an excellent gift for your dad. If the top sellers aren't attractive to you then use the search facility for some alternatives.

Point and shoot cameras on Amazon

Below is a small sample of the many different types of point and shoot cameras available from Amazon. If none of the items below inspire you try the search facility to find the perfect point and shoot digital camera for your dad this Father's Day.

The best Father s Day gifts - Video photography related gifts

Video cameras are cool, and all dads like cool stuff. In the past video cameras were big, bulky and expensive however technology has changed and times have moved on. With modern day technology it is now possible to buy HD video cameras that are the same size as a standard cell phone and as easy to operate as a point and shoot stills camera. These pocket camcorders are also cheap and cheerful but will still produce good quality recordings.

With a pocket video camera your dad can record whatever he pleases and share it with the rest of the family, or the internet at large. Who knows, your dad may even be the producer of the next Youtube phenomenon.

Flip ultra pocket camcorder

Flip UltraHD U32120B Pocket Digital Camcorder (Refurbished)
Flip UltraHD U32120B Pocket Digital Camcorder (Refurbished)

With the Flip your dad can record great video footage quickly and easily. The Flip is a point and shoot pocket camcorder that takes seconds to learn how to use, which makes it an ideal gift for anyone.

 

Pocket Camcorders from Amazon

Below are a some of the many pocket camcorders available from Amazon. If none of these inspire you, don't worry about it as there are plenty more available so use the search facility. Amazon is full of some freat products at some great prizes so check it out first for your Father's Day video related gifts.

Go Pro Head camcorder

GoPro Camera CHDOH-002 HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition
GoPro Camera CHDOH-002 HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition

The Go Pro is an awesome camcorder that is suitable for extreme sports and activities such as rock climbing, bungee jumping and base jumping to name but a few. The Go Pro is also water proof which means you can use it white water rafting, jet skiing and windsurfing. If your dad is an adventurous thrill seeker the Go Pro is an excellent gift that will allow him to record his antics.

 

Many men are obsessed with their auto and have a real love affair with them. If your dad is one of these men a car related gift could be just what you are looking for. Unless there is something specific your dad wants or needs for his auto the best car related gifts are cleaning products. Car shampoos, car wax, car polish, interior trim shine, alloy wheel cleaner, back to black, paint restorer, dash polish, seat shampoo, carpet cleaner and a car vacuum are just a few cleaning products you can buy.

For some great deals on auto and car related gifts check I would suggest having a look at Amazon as there are plenty of offers to take advantage of.

Car cleaning products on eBay

If you want some car cleaning productshave a look on eBay. Who knows, you may find the perfect car cleaning gift for your dad this Father's Day.

Car related products on Amazon

Below is a small selection of the many different types of car related products available from Amazon. If the products below aren't suitable for your dad then use the search facility to see if you can track down something more suitable. Amazon is packed full of excellent products, many of which are at bargain basement prices but of high quality.

The best Father s Day gifts - Sports, hobby and interest related gift ideas

If your dad has a particular interest or hobby a great Father's Day gift is something related to that particular interest or hobby.

For example, if your dad is in to bass fishing some lures could make a great gift. If your dad is in to golf then some balls, some tees or some clothing could make a great gift. There are way too many sports, hobbies and interests to provide a detailed list but if you stop and think for a while you should be able to come up with a few things your dad would like.

Sports accessories for sale on Amazon

Amazon is full of all types of sports, hobbies and general interest related products that will make great gifts for your dad this Father's Day. Below is a sample of fishing products, just as an example. If your dad is in to fishing the products below may be a good gift. If, however, your dad is not in to fishing and has other interests then use the search facility by tapping in your dad's interests and seeing what sorts of gifts Amazon has to offer.

Amazon is full of great deals and there are always bargains to be had, so make sure moake it your first port of call when looking for the best gift for your dad this Father's Day.

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    • Camden1 profile image

      Camden1 5 years ago

      Great ideas here! I especially like the Go Pro camera - perfect for capturing videos while Dad's participating in his favorite sports.

    • squid-pinkchic18 profile image

      squid-pinkchic18 5 years ago

      It's always tough buying for my dad because he buys himself something if he wants it. So when these types of holidays come around, we're all shopping blindly! Great ideas here.

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