In the Marines, one piece of gear I wasn’t issued but always carried on me was a multi-tool. The versatility of a multi-tool is unmatched, and since you won’t always be privy to intel regarding what obstacles you’ll need to overcome throughout your day, the multi-tool reigns supreme as one
Stabbing is great and all, but wouldn’t it be nice to extend the range of your lethality? Ninjas have been doing it for years and now it’s time to get you outfitted with the knowledge and gear to bring your blade game to the next level with a set of
In the world of optics, there is a lot of confusion surrounding the term red dot sight. Just know, a “red dot sight” is NOT a specific type of optic. It is a general term that includes several types of optics. When someone says they’re looking for a red dot
The environments faced by law enforcement officers, military personnel, firefighters, outdoorsman, and avid hunters are often too much of a challenge for your everyday pair of jeans. That’s where investing in some top tier rough and tough tactical pants completely changes the game. Unfortunately, the need for tactical pants is
The saying “don’t bring a knife to a gunfight” has a lot of truth to it, but thankfully most fights don’t involve a gun. In most self defense scenarios, having a knife on you will give you a significant advantage. Along with being a great self defense weapon, Psychologists say
Being an outdoorsman and a Marine, packing, carrying, and relying on a backpack is an everyday part of life for me. I rarely find myself leaving the house without a backpack. Of course, I know most of you are looking for something with a little more flavor and ruggedness to
Hunting furry critters and putting down bad guys is all good and fun for roughly 12 hours a day. For the other time, after the sun goes down, those critters naturally have the upper hand. They have learned to use their natural night vision and the cover of darkness to
Sleeping bag liners work very similarly to sheets in that they protect your bed from nastiness and provide an easy to remove and clean solution that ensures your mattress a longer and fresher life. Sleeping bags can be expensive and the last thing you want to do is sleep in
The items you put in your backpack are likely of incredible importance so why is it that backpacks are often overlooked and underrated as a piece of vital technology? Whether you’re heading out on a long backpacking trip or just trying to make it to class, the things in your
A fine piece of handheld optics really goes a long way whether you are hunting, bird watching, wanting to check out the facial expression on the horse who just lost you money, spying on your neighbor, or appreciating nature on a magnified level. Whatever you plan on using binoculars for,
If you own a firearm or have ever shot one, you’re probably already aware that ear protection is an absolute must, but your range of knowledge likely ends there and that’s okay. Unlike humans, not all ear protection is created equally and there is a lot of science behind protecting
Due to their versatility as low profile self-defense weapons, survival tools, and nearly indestructible writing utensils, tactical pens are popular everyday carry tools used by everyone from military operators to white-collar CEOs. I actually decided to purchase my first tactical pen after a regular pen exploded in the admin pouch
If you’re someone who’s spent a fair amount of time camping, you probably already know how useful having an axe or hatchet around the campsite can be. From hammering tent stakes to splitting kindling, axes are designed to be workhorses that can be used for a wide range of tasks.
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