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F4 Tactical Rail Mounted Pepper Spray – SHOT 2013

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

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Pro-Defense’s F4 Tactical is the world’s first rail mounted pepper spray. The F4 consists of a pressurized canister seated in a rail-mounted housing and is activated by pulling back on the device, and features a button safety which locks it in place for no intended discharges. An additional rail on the bottom of the F4 allows for the attachment of additional accessories as needed.

www.PRO-DEFENSE.com

First Spear Media Range Day

Monday, January 14th, 2013

First Spear, along with Renegade Armor, Wilcox, and Aimpoint, sponsored a media range day at the Las Vegas metropolitan police department firing range. Three ranges were set up, with the first two featuring rifles by H&K and LMT, and pistols by Nighthawk Custom and SIG Sauer. The third range featured something a bit more exotic: rifles by FERFRANS, who are known for their Delayed Sear Activation System. This system made the 7.5″ 5.56 SCW PDW very controllable when fired in full-auto. It’s also very likely this system was responsible for reducing the felt recoil of the 7.62 SOACR near 5.56 levels. Wilcox also had demonstrations of their breaching torch technology; seeing the torch used to melt through rebar as quickly as it did was impressive. Overall, it was a great media day that offered the chance to try out some truly fantastic firearms.

Strike Industries – Rear Sight Mount For Glock

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

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Strike Industries’ Rear Sight Mount is designed to allow for a rear sight/red dot on a Glock pistol without expensive, custom installation. The 1 oz. aluminum picatinny rail is secured with a screw and backplate, and features screws to adjust height. The rail features paintable reference dots if the user chooses not to use an optic. Additionally, a compatible ambidextrous charging handle is available for competitive shooters.

http://strikeindustries.com/shop/index.php/pistol-enhancements/glock/glock-rear-sight-rail.html

Silencerco 5.56 Saker

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

The Silencerco 5.56 Saker, which was introduced at last year’s SHOT Show, is in full production and will soon be available for purchase in stores. The Saker features key innovations that separate it from current suppressors offered by other companies. This includes the Multiple Accessory Attachment Device (MAAD), which is an interchangeable centerfire rifle mounting platform that allows for the user to attach the Saker, or other muzzle accessories, to their choice of many flash hiders and other mounts. Also of note is the Hoplon blast baffle, which deflects and cuts down on baffel erosion up to 90% using “”new to silencer design” materials, strategic reinforcements and improved geometry to achieve incomparable strength, longevity and repeatable accuracy.”

Silencerco – Saker

Crosstac

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Crosstac is a company that offers a wide range of high-quality firearms accessories and related products including armorer’s tools, shooting bags, shooting mats, slings, belts, and binoculars accessories. One of their many impressive products is an underslung picatinny rail attachment for AR-15s that makes use of the oft-ignored bayonet lug. They also offer a line of company-themed apparel. Their entire product line is made or printed in the USA.

http://www.crosstac.com/

Tactical Walls

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Tactical Walls are a great option for discreet and secure storage of your firearms and accessories. Tactical Walls install directly in the wall where they can easily be secured behind picture frames, mirrors, or in the back of a closet, and are optimized for installation with standard pine 2×4 construction which is framed 16 inches on center. They currently come in two sizes, the 1410, meant for handguns and other small accessories, and the 1440 (seen above), meant for rifles and shotguns and accompanying accessories. Both models are constructed from durable ABS plastic with foam rubber pads.

http://tacticalwalls.com/

The Operator

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

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The Operator is a stainless steel multi-function iPhone case currently in development by HEPHAESTUS. The company’s founders’ experiences with working with US Special Forces groups and manufacturing armor for the US military and various DOD groups led to the design of case, which will be going up for funding on Kickstarter this October.

http://www.hefastus.tumblr.com/

Vice Holster

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

fourChamberForge’s Vice Holster is a hand made top leather grade shoulder holster that allows one to carry both a pack of cigarettes and a flask on their person. Alternative holster options include a wallet holster and smartphone holster, if your not a smoker or a drinker, and are completely interchangeable via the back screw rivets, which allow for any combination of the available hostlers. As an added bonus, every holster comes with a 6oz. stainless steel flask.

Sized to fit most; custom dying and detailing available for an additional fee.

Etsy – fourChamberForge – Vice Holster (cigarettes and flask)

D.I.C.K. – Dynamic Intervention Contraceptive Karrier

Friday, September 7th, 2012

The D.I.C.K., or Dynamic Intervention Contraceptive Karrier, is Off The Grid Concepts’ high speed, low drag, ultra resilient condom carrier. Available in multiple mounting solutions, which allow for attachment to a MOLLE compatible platform and a regular belt, for “”low pro” urban operations”. Available in a staggering selection of colors: Black, Coyote, Hawt Pink, Blood Red, Wolf Grey, Zombie Green, OD Green, Purple Rayne, and Safety Orange.

You can buy yours from offthegridconcepts.com.

Huge hat tip to breachbangclear.com

Silencerco Announces SuperiorSilence.com

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Silencerco has just announced the launch of SuperiorSilence.com, where customers can currently shop for Silencerco, ‘Silencers Are Legal’, and SWR products. The site’s purpose is to allow dealers and customers to research Silencerco and SWR accessories to ensure the correct fit of pistons, thread adapters, and flash hiders. The site menu is organized by brand, so customers can easily determine what they need while a dealer locator helps customers to connect with a local dealer that carries Silencerco and SWR products.

In honor of Independence Day, ten percent of proceeds from sales made on SuperiorSilence.com through the month of July will benefit the veteran support network Gallant Few.

Check out the site at http://www.superiorsilence.com

Shooter jewelry: a .44 Caliber Ring

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

About some people, it’s said they “wear their heart on their sleeve”, but what if your heart doesn’t belong on your sleeve, but on your finger instead?

For handgun enthusiasts, here’s a great way to show your love for your favorite firearms (other than by buckling on your holster). Add a bit of pistol hardware into your style with a ring that’s a scale replica of a classic revolver chamber.

The Pistol Ring, by Blue Bayer Design NYC, is an exact scale replica of a 44 Cal revolver chamber, cast in solid sterling silver and blackened with a permanent oxidizer. The rings are available in sizes from 4 to 11, and some engraving is possible on each piece.

And if you want a little more bling in your pistol chamber ring, there’s also a 7 diamond version of this piece, which has six 1.5 mm diamonds set in a row on one of the chamber ridges, plus one tiny diamond as the period at the end of “44 CAL”.

The Pistol Ring sells for $160, and the diamond version for $240, on Etsy.

Via Discovery Channel Gear.

Leitner-Wise Ultimate Shot Glass

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Getcha one of these. Sixteen bucks.

http://www.leitner-wise.com/

Revision BATLSKIN now available

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

For Your Information and Action:

IT’S HERE: REVISION’S BATLSKIN SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE   

 

Essex Junction, VT, USA (May 4, 2012) –   Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, announces the much anticipated retail debut of its Batlskin Modular Head Protection System. Designed for use with the Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH), the system is now available for purchase by active duty military and Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) within the U.S. and Canada. Initial size offerings accommodate the ACH helmet’s two most common sizes: Medium and Large, with Small and X-Large sizing available this summer. Comprised of the Front Mount, Mandible Guard and Visor, the Batlskin System provides full protection from blunt force, blast and ballistic threats with lightweight wearability for peak performance. 

“The Batlskin System is a modular solution that lets the soldier armor up or down depending on the imminent threat level. It provides additional, life-saving protection when needed with the ability to quickly doff components once no longer necessary,” explains Jonathan Blanshay, CEO of Revision. “We’re pleased to extend this level of protection to individual soldiers and law officers who operate in harm’s way.”

 

Available now, the following ACH-compatible Batlskin components can be purchased at Revision’s online store and through select military retailers across the U.S.: the Batlskin Front Mount (MSRP $89.99); the Batlskin 3-Position Visor (MSRP $279.99); and the Batlskin High-Threat Mandible Guard (MSRP $479.99).

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U.S. soldiers don Revision’s Batlskin Head Protection System as part of the 2011 Spiral G exercises which took place at the Maneuver Center of Excellence in Ft. Benning, GA.

You may DOWNLOAD the official Batlskin Announcement PDF here and the U.S. Soldier photos here and here

About the Batlskin Modular Head Protection System:

Revision’s Batlskin solution uniquely addresses the soldier’s need for a single, integrated head protection system that’s scalable and adaptable to the realities of modern warfare. More specifically, the Batlskin System enables the soldier to “up armor” his basic ACH helmet shell by adding a ballistic visor, mandible guard, or both. This allows the warfighter to adopt the ideal balance between enhanced protection and lethality.

 

The Batlskin Multipurpose Front Mount is thecornerstone of the Batlskin Head Protection system. It is a robust and lightweight universal NVG mount that triples as the visor dock and mandible guard attachment point. It offers greater stability than current NVG mounts with a 3-point helmet attachment assembly AND it provides the mechanism for mounting advanced protective equipment.

 

The Batlskin High-Threat Mandible Guard provides lightweight blunt force, blast and ballistic protection for the lower jaw. Its durable, low-profile design is engineered for rapid attachment and removal while on the run. It can be donned with or without the Visor.

 

The Batlskin Three-Position Visor is an optically correctface shield that can be worn one of three ways from maximum coverage to maximum breathability: locked, vented or up. It is designed to provide maximum field-of-view and can be worn with or without the Mandible Guard. It is scratch, fog and chemical resistant.

About Revision:

Revision develops and delivers purpose-built protective equipment for military use worldwide. The company, which began with eyewear, has expanded to face and head protection and continues to develop its capabilities for integrated, performance-enhancing soldier systems. To that end, Revision brings together the most advanced expertise, state-of-the-art facilities and finest technical minds. Clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organization, the German Federal Defence Force and the UK Ministry of Defence. Privately owned and ISO 9001:2008 certified, Revision’s operational headquarters is located in Essex Junction, Vermont, USA, with additional offices in the Netherlands and Canada. For more information, visit www.revisionmilitary.com, write [email protected], or call +1 252-288-5805. You can also follow us on Twitter at RevisionPR.

IT’S HERE: REVISION’S BATLSKIN SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

 

Essex Junction, VT, USA (May 4, 2012) –   Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, announces the much anticipated retail debut of its Batlskin Modular Head Protection System. Designed for use with the Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH), the system is now available for purchase by active duty military and Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) within the U.S. and Canada. Initial size offerings accommodate the ACH helmet’s two most common sizes: Medium and Large, with Small and X-Large sizing available this summer. Comprised of the Front Mount, Mandible Guard and Visor, the Batlskin System provides full protection from blunt force, blast and ballistic threats with lightweight wearability for peak performance. 

“The Batlskin System is a modular solution that lets the soldier armor up or down depending on the imminent threat level. It provides additional, life-saving protection when needed with the ability to quickly doff components once no longer necessary,” explains Jonathan Blanshay, CEO of Revision. “We’re pleased to extend this level of protection to individual soldiers and law officers who operate in harm’s way.”

 

Available now, the following ACH-compatible Batlskin components can be purchased at Revision’s online store and through select military retailers across the U.S.: the Batlskin Front Mount (MSRP $89.99); the Batlskin 3-Position Visor (MSRP $279.99); and the Batlskin High-Threat Mandible Guard (MSRP $479.99).

Batlskin
Batlskin

U.S. soldiers don Revision’s Batlskin Head Protection System as part of the 2011 Spiral G exercises which took place at the Maneuver Center of Excellence in Ft. Benning, GA.

You may DOWNLOAD the official Batlskin Announcement PDF here and the U.S. Soldier photos here and here

About the Batlskin Modular Head Protection System:

Revision’s Batlskin solution uniquely addresses the soldier’s need for a single, integrated head protection system that’s scalable and adaptable to the realities of modern warfare. More specifically, the Batlskin System enables the soldier to “up armor” his basic ACH helmet shell by adding a ballistic visor, mandible guard, or both. This allows the warfighter to adopt the ideal balance between enhanced protection and lethality.

 

The Batlskin Multipurpose Front Mount is thecornerstone of the Batlskin Head Protection system. It is a robust and lightweight universal NVG mount that triples as the visor dock and mandible guard attachment point. It offers greater stability than current NVG mounts with a 3-point helmet attachment assembly AND it provides the mechanism for mounting advanced protective equipment.

 

The Batlskin High-Threat Mandible Guard provides lightweight blunt force, blast and ballistic protection for the lower jaw. Its durable, low-profile design is engineered for rapid attachment and removal while on the run. It can be donned with or without the Visor.

 

The Batlskin Three-Position Visor is an optically correctface shield that can be worn one of three ways from maximum coverage to maximum breathability: locked, vented or up. It is designed to provide maximum field-of-view and can be worn with or without the Mandible Guard. It is scratch, fog and chemical resistant.

About Revision:

Revision develops and delivers purpose-built protective equipment for military use worldwide. The company, which began with eyewear, has expanded to face and head protection and continues to develop its capabilities for integrated, performance-enhancing soldier systems. To that end, Revision brings together the most advanced expertise, state-of-the-art facilities and finest technical minds. Clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organization, the German Federal Defence Force and the UK Ministry of Defence. Privately owned and ISO 9001:2008 certified, Revision’s operational headquarters is located in Essex Junction, Vermont, USA, with additional offices in the Netherlands and Canada. For more information, visit www.revisionmilitary.com or write [email protected].

Original SOE Toiletry Kit

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Original SOE is doing a run of their shaving kit pouches, which they haven’t done for quite a while. Might think about getting ya one, it’ll last about forever.

Original SOE Bags

More on their website http://originalsoegear.com/, or follow ’em on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Special-Operations-Equipment/372313363858.

Custom Zipper Pulls for night work

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Billy’s Custom Gun Works makes a lot of different things our audience might like (such as their rifle slings). Here’s something pretty simple thrown together for a blowout kit carried by one of the Battle Systems LLC guys. They’re zipper pulls made from red and black paracord with glow in the dark tracers and glow in the dark beads. Now, obviously there are tactical considerations. We’re not saying you want one of these on your gear as you go hauling out the back of a Shithook to go kill assholes in the Hindu Kush. We’re just saying they might come in handy for a search and rescue kit, camping rig, TEOTWAWKI gear, etc.

 

Coverking – Tactical Seat Covers

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Coverking is a company that specializes in car seat covers, among other car-related products, and they’ve recently expanded into a line of Tactical Seat Covers. The covers are made from Cordura nylon and feature PALS webbing down the length of the rear. Each cover comes with 6 MOLLE compatible pouches of various sizes for storage purposes with the pouches also available for individual purchase. The covers come in five colors: black, cashmere, charcoal, grey, and tan and are custom made specific to a vehicle’s make and model. Coverking products are made in the USA.

Hat Tip: 4 Wheel Drive Magazine – Coverking’s Tactical Seat Covers

Coverking.com

Oh-Three MOS Patches

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Battle Systems LLC is selling an interesting series of morale patches: USMC MOS “patches”, specifically the 03 series (no 0311s yet, sorry grunts, but give ’em time). The owner of Battle Systems LLC was with 2/8 CAAT from ’02-’05 and did the OIF invasion in 2003, OEF ’03-’04 and OIF again in ’05. His partner in crime in the business was a west coaster who did time with 5TH Marines and 7TH Marines.

Check ’em out. Like ’em on Facebook and tell ’em TFB Knuckledragger at Tactical Fanboy sent ya.
Tactical Fanboy: A morale patch for machine-gunners.

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.facebook.com/BattleSystemsLLC

Ghost Recon Future Soldier 7.1 Surround Headset

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Tritton has a new set of headsets out for those of you who’re jonesing for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. It uses Dolby Surround 7.1 technology to create the “immersive feeling of high-end home theater setups.” I don’t know if the “3D sound field” will give you a competitive edge, but it will certainly improve the sense that you’ve been transported into the war zone. Find more information on this and other Ghost Recon related gear at Madcatz.

CamoVision goes Kloak

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

JerryJack Outdoors has licensed Kloak Konsealment pattern camo for its “CamoVision” eyewear.

“With CamoVision adopting our KLOAK line of cryptic camouflage in its state-of-the-art eyewear, hunters can get closer than ever to total concealment when in the field,” said Steve Regan, President and CEO of Genesis Pattern Technologies. “Once again, the fact that CamoVision chose KLOAK for its unique technology is very exciting to Genesis.” (Kloak cammie patterns are based on mimicry patterning and ‘cryptic’ colorations found in the natural world. (Some of you may remember Kloak from SHOT.)

CamoVision uses a bonding pattern to add a camouflage pattern to the lenses. This makes you look cool and has the additional benefit (if looking cool isn’t enough for you) of masking your eye movement from whatever you’re hunting.

Not zombies, it should be noted. Zombies don’t respond to typical predator-prey dynamics, and won’t care about your eyes.  Or hippies. They will be too stoned to care.

Lenses are impact resistant polycarbonate UV on nylon frames. They plan on having multiple patterns on styles for for men, women and children.

For more information, check out CamoVision; for more about Kloak, check their website.

 

Impact Weapons Components Tactical Rehydration

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Impact Weapons Components has announced the release of their new TRC – Tactical Refreshment Carrier, a convenient rail-mounted rifle accessory that eleminates PFD (Premature Fluid Discharge). Another signature IWC product (IWC has many, and they’re good), the TRC is designed to meet the needs of Civilians, LEO’s, Neighborhood Watch or rifle/carbine Students attending certain celebrity trainers classes who are unable or unwilling to set their beverage down. [You know the type; many of us have trained with metrotacticals. Some of us ARE metrotaticals.]

Premature fluid discharge is eliminated, thanks to the TRC Dynamic Unidirectional Proximity Engagement System. The Dynamic Unidirectional Proximity Engagement System isIWC’s Pat. Pending mounting solution which securely holds beverage level while on the range, out hunting or on a Stakeout. Polymer construction is ultra-lightweight and easy to clean. Price: $12.95. Place you order now! Shipments begin April 1, 2012.

Warrior Labs T&E Project Started

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Just an FYI, Warrior Labs is about to do a mixed-product T&E project. They’ve ordered from High Speed Gear, Inc., Off The Grid Concepts LLC and SHELLBACK TACTICAL to organize a “grab and go battle belt and plate carrier.” Review and photos will be forthcoming. You can follow Warrior Laboratories on Facebook or on line.

Off the Grid Concepts Contest Extended

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

If  you haven’t already entered this contest from the fellas at Off The Grid Concepts, you should. They have mad Kydex sculpting skills. It’s a collaborative effort between OTG and Ning the Merciless Ning Wong Photography. It’s pretty simple. Click LIKE on his page and make sure you also LIKE  Off The Grid Concepts. Share the posted contest picture on your wall. This weekend they’ll hold a raffle to determine the winner utilizing their high tech, highly accurate wondermous Legion LF15 high speed ballistic random hole generating device (HTHAWLLFHSBRHGD to use the handy acronym). This whole thing is on Off The Grid’s Facebook, so pay attention.

I’m going to make it easy for you. This is the picture you have to link.

Tactical Fanboy: This is the picture you must like to win, and don't forget there are TWO pages you must LIKE to win.

 

Prizes include:

1st place prize 1 Holster, 1 hand gun mag carrier + T shirt + Thumb HO’ster.
2nd place Prize Any mag carrier + T shirt + Thumb HO’ster
3rd place prize T shirt + Thumb HO’ster

If you aren’t familiar with the HO’ster and HoTac, you are sadly behind the curve and probably still think lining up in ranks and shooting in a volley is the height of current tactical evolution.

Hat tip to the Mad Duo. Thanks boys.

Assaulter Ghillie Pieces from Tactical Concealment

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

You may have already read that Tactical Concealment built the ghillie suits used in Act of Valor (see Tactical Concealment on SSD). They are very well known in shooter circles for the quality of their kit. That isn’t hype or bs, I’ve talked to several guys who use nothing else. Tactical Concealment essentially builds various “signature management” foundations for various uses, from full-blown ghillie suits to hoods and chaps and everything else. A recent offering from TC addresses those who require more limited signature management. It’s designed for use folks who require some outline work but don’t want to wear the entire thing (like assaulters, as mentioned, or members of LE tracking teams, or perhaps LE K9 units in a rural area…or even just MilSim shooters who want to get close to their target).

The piece in question is the Tactical Concealment Viper. It comes in two forms, standard and “Mosquito”. The latter is built of a new material that substantially decreases weight (you can, in fact, put it in a BDU pocket).

Note: you’re going to pay for this. It’s high end stuff meticulously made for guys and girls on the sharp end by a very small staff. If you’re looking for something less expensive, no worries, but this won’t be it. You get what you pay for. I have some Tactical Concealment gear and believe me, it’s solid and built to last. Go like ’em or friend ’em or whatever you call it on Facebook, right now, and tell ’em TANSTAAFL of Tactical Fanboy sent ya. You won’t get anything for doing so, but it will make me look good.

From the website:

“Whether you’re an assaulter or sniper the benefit of suppressing your visual presence to the enemy is extremely important. Tactical Concealment’s Viper is a new high-speed garment designed not just for snipers but for any operator who can benefit from having a tactical edge edge toward visual based camouflage/concealment. Specific to this type of operator is that the Viper is designed to be worn in conjunction and work in unison with combat loadout equipment including tactical vests, armored plate carriers, assault vests and any size backpack. Any tactical operator can now achieve the camouflage/concealment effectiveness of a sniper and his ghillie suit but scaled into a package that is practical and suited toward the working needs and working requirements of an assaulter…”

For Valentine’s Day: the Bulletproof Thong

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Nothing says I love you like a bulletproof thong. (They also have bulletproof wraps and regular bulletproof bikinis, if she doesn’t like dental floss defining her ass.) Note: absent the documentation of a proper ballistic test, we wouldn’t recommend you wear these skivvies to a gunfight.

Hat tip to Predator Intelligence Blog!

Here’s their video:

New MilSpec Monkey Hat is live!

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Need a new hat? Want a new hat even if you don’t need it? The new MilSpec Monkey mesh variant GG-Hat is now live on the MSM store. It’s built to shed heat for “desert dwellers” or those of you who are slowly cooked in the humidity of summer along the third coast. The foundation is a FlexFit cap with the top rivet removed and hook-and-loop sewn on.

Tactical Fanboy: the new MSM cap.

 

 

 

 

 

The front panel is approx 4″ x 3″ and the rear is 3″ x 3″ with a 5.5″ x 1″ strip at the bottom for name tapes. There is even a 2″ x 2″ diamond up top for those of you who are so high speed low drag and important you need IR tabs. The Monkey mentions it in the description, but we’ll reiterate it: this design gives good functionality without looking like you’re wearing a Velcro wig. There is a lanyard attachment point on the bottom too, should you need it for whatever reason. Pay attention to the sizing details.

It is our contention that all new SOF characters in the next Modern Warfare and Battlefield incarnations should wear these (and maybe use some RAMPS: more on that later).