Hardcore Hardware’s MFK02-Gen II

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Hardcore Hardware’s design of their MFK02-Gen II utility knife is remarkable in every way. Right off the bat, you feel the strength of the knife as well as an uncompromised balance from tip to handle. The blade is 6mm thick which runs the entire length of the knife. This makes the …

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Salomon’s Quest 4D Forces

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On a recent trip to SHOT show 2015, I was excited as always about the new products that would be on display that week. To some it was the guns or fishing equipment or even the “gun bunnies”. For us it was the gear. One of the products I was …

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Patrol Glove Review

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Recently, we tested three different manufacture’s gloves; 5.11’s Tac K9 glove, HWI’s Handler Glove, and Mechanix’s 0.5 mm glove. We evaluated them in four different categories: Comfort, dexterity, fit, and durability.   We rated each category from 1 to 5.  5 being the best. COMFORT: How the glove feels for extended …

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Modern Icon Nylon Leash

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The dog leash. Not a new invention, but when it’s between you and a trained fur missile, it’s a very important piece of equipment. And Modern Icon knows this. A relatively small company with its beginnings in the sling industry is branching out into the K9 industry. They were kind …

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Extreme Gear Labs “Doggie Bag”

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The Doggie Bag is an exciting option for carrying additional gear when wearing external body armor.  Constructed of rugged Cordura and reinforced zippers, this pouch easily attaches to any vest that has velcro on its surface.  Designed to have a “wide mouth” when fully unzipped, it’s easy to access your …

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Inforce Weapon Light

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When selecting a weapon light, there are literally a hundred to choose from.  For years I have been a diehard Surefire “only” guy.  I’ve used them for years.  Even when they were Laser Products, back in the day.  Someone showed me this new light and said, “try it.  You’ll be …

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Arc’teryx Conveyor Belt

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Recently, a belt caught our eye at the local REI store.  It was the Arc’teryx Conveyor Belt.  First impressions were that this was a sturdy belt, made of a very durable webbing.  The buckle was metal and displayed the “dead bird” for everyone to see.  We purchased the belt and …

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Tactical Morale Gear Tough Guy Velcro Boonie Hat

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When you think of the traditional “Boonie”, you think Vietnam, big brimmed hat, floppy, and portable shade for your melon and neck.  What more could you ask for?  Well, how about more innovation?  That’s exactly what the guys over at Shades of Gray have done to the boonie. Shades of …

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Surefire Lawman Flashlight

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    The Surefire Lawman R1 is a medium sized, compact rechargeable LED flashlight that provides a great amount of light and will for sure blind anyone including its user. It is designed specifically for law enforcement duties. The Lawman R1 has user-programmable head and tail switches. Maximum output is …

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