I’m a gear junkie, and as such, I’m always excited to try new pieces. 5.11 Tactical designed and built the Covert Boxpack, and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. The company has never before produced a roll top pack, and I think this one came out great. They advertise the Boxpack as being [...]
The folks over at 5.11 Tactical came up with a pair of pants which I think will please the pickiest of tactical shoppers. I’m going to come right out and drop a bold statement: The 5.11 Apex pants are the best pair of pants I have ever worn in my life. I was very excited [...]
What’s the difference between an internal and external frame backpack? Internal frame backpacks are completely different than external frame models. The only real similarity they share is that they both hold stuff. Once you get past that, you’re dealing with two very different animals. One is made to carry copious quantities of gear while the [...]
I’m throwing out any misinformation you may have about getting your HQL in Maryland. I just got mine and I’ll show you step by step what it took.
We last published our review of GORUCK’s flagship ruck sack, the GR-1. Since then, the military-grade gear manufacturer has created a backpack meant exclusively for rucking, otherwise characterized as walking extended distances while carrying heavy weight. The GORUCK Rucker can fit special weighted plates, as well as standard gear meant for hiking or camping. Whether it’s [...]
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The GORUCK GR-1 is a military grade rucksack that is proudly constructed in the USA(along with every other pack they make) with a lifetime warranty. GORUCK makes many military MOLLE backpacks, but this review is going to be focused on their original, be-all, end-all 24 hour ruck, the GR-1. Conceived and created by Jason McCarthy, [...]
GORUCK makes military rucksacks and gear, and they do it right here in the USA. But did you know they stand behind their gear FOREVER? We talk about the “SCARS lifetime warranty”.
If you’re looking for a rock-solid flashlight, whether you need something tactical or just one, high quality light for your home, you won’t find it at Walmart or Home Depot. Box stores have been flooded with cheap, sub-ten dollar LED flashlights and I can’t say I blame them either, because most folks aren’t willing to [...]
MOLLE vest setup is a question that comes to me all the time. The fact is, it’s a preference more than a requirement issue, but we’re going to discuss it anyhow.