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
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 suiting up to enter a combat zone or just trying to make it to class, the things in your
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
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.
A red dot scope is one of the best upgrades you can make to a close-range firearm but there are some serious drawbacks, especially if that red dot is going to find its home atop a rifle capable of being utilized at various ranges. Red dots are really only good
A good daypack is essential whether you’re hiking, traveling, hunting, going to class, spending a day outdoors, or want a good bug out bag. The possible options out there are literally limitless, which is good for us, but can be a little daunting when you’re first beginning your search. We’ll
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
In this article, we’ll review plate carrier vests from the bottom of the budget barrel all the way up to Mil-Spec vests ready for combat. From weight to breathability to downright tacticool factor, we’ll cover it all! I have used a number of them, so I can tell you which
Something that should occupy a spot on every camper’s list is a camping chair. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, plus options that you didn’t realize that you wanted. But before you pony up the cash to buy something that’s equipped with a well-respected logo, or just looks
You might not be able to take the sun with you, but what you can take with you is a bright handheld spotlight. Flashlights and headlamps are helpful because of their portability and ease-of-use, however, sometimes, you just need something bigger and brighter. I’m not going to beat a dead
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