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Tactical Tailor Urban Operator Pack

A while back I was in the market for a new EDC/laptop pack. I couldn’t stand using the typical Dell laptop case my company supplied so I began the search for a better solution. I work in a corporate environment as a graphic designer so my new pack could not be overtly tactical or covered […]

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RAVPower Deluxe 14000 mAh External Battery

Electronics have become, for better or worse, a way of life for most people. Between cell phones, tablets, laptops and other portable devices, our dependence on electronics has never been greater. With portable electronics comes batteries, and managing battery life between charges, a fact that you iPhone users know especially well. So today we’re going […]

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Blue Ridge Holsters CAMO Hybrid

A few months back, I worked a trade with a friend of mine and wound up with a brand new Glock 21, and it needed a home. I wanted to start carrying it, even though its size isn’t to be desired inside the waistband. Knowing this, Brandon, el Patron de Monderno, set me up with […]

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MSR MiniWorks EX

When Brandon sent me the MSR MiniWorks EX water filter for review, I was initially very excited.   No, a water filter is not as sexy as a gun or some new piece of tactical gear, but I did not previously have a water filtration system, aside from the PUR attached to my sink faucet, and as […]

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HSP D3 Carrier by G-Code

G-Code HSP D3 Carrier System

An All-Encompassing Ammunition Accoutrement The G-Code and Haley Strategic Partners (HSP) D3 Carrier System collaboration, at its core, is a group of highly modular ammunition carrying equipment capable of being transformed for multiple roles and environments and adapting to the end user’s requirements. 

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HSGI AO Chest Rig

HSGI AO Small Chest Rig

My first experience with High Speed Gear products was more than a few years ago when looking for a high quality, open-top magazine pouch that would support an AK profile magazine in 7.62×39.  At the time, the market only supported a few that I found and none of them could be described as high quality. 

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UF PRO P-40 Classic Pants

UF PRO is a Slovenian company that makes clothing primarily for military and police markets, and seems to be not very well-known here in the US. This is unfortunate because UF PRO makes some really good apparel. UF PRO gear is mostly “tactical” in design, and the P-40 Classic pants reviewed here are no exception. For several months […]

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Liion Defense OWB Holster

There’s no shortage of Kydex holsters on the market right now, and in my opinion, that’s a good thing. There are a lot of great Kydex shops to choose from, and today I want to tell you about one that I recently discovered called Liion Defense. The guys at Liion sent me an outside the waistband (OWB) […]

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Rogue Gunfighter Medical Kits

Time and time again I see students buying and using the latest and greatest handgun, long gun, optic, etc on the market, yet when asked if they have any basic medical training, or if they carry any basic medical gear, I get a confused look as if I just spoke a foreign language. Sometimes I […]

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