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SOFIC – Wild Things Power Stretch Mountain Shorts

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Wild Things took a look at their line to figure out areas where they could save weight and realized that thir long underwear pants didn’t really need to be long. They took Power Stretch material and created a knee length short that keeps your thighs warm but leaves your calves free from bulk. With so many wearing calf length compression socks, their calves are already covered. It also equals less weight and bulk in your pack. Brilliant!

www.wildthingsgear.com

NRA – Weather Wool ShirtJac

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

It was great to see Weather Wool on hand at NRA. I’m a big fan of wool and they make a very robust product. Offered in their mid and full weight fabrics, the ShirtJac incorprates two chest pockets as well as slotted buttons.  The cuffs are a little long so you can pull your hands inside if needed but the dual button cuff has enough adjustment so that it won’t bother those with shorter arms.  Additionally, the bottom hem can be tucked in if needed.  

Available in sizes XXSmall – 5Xlarge in colors Black, Drab, Duff and Lynx.

www.weatherwool.com

Blast From The Past – Camofax

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Who else remembers the Camofax ads from Soldier of Fortune magazine?  

Arc’teryx LEAF – Assault FR Shirt and Pant

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Arc’teryx LEAF offers an FR version of their Assault Shirt and Pant in Tencate Defender-M fabric printed in MultiCam. These incorprate the same features as their NYCO counterparts.

Assault Shirt FR


FEATURES:
-Low profile hybrid collar with button and Velcro® closure shields neck or can be worn open
-Mesh vents under arms allow air flow under personal protective equipment
-Removable, articulated, soft elbow pads fit into integrated pockets
-Cuff button closures allow for rolled up sleeves in warm conditions
-Two secure upper arm pockets with daisy chain hard points
-4×4.5 Velcro® upper arm identification patches with V-Lite™ retention ring

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Assault Pant FR

FEATURES:
-Adjustable waist adds sizing flexibility of 2.5”/6cm
-Belt loops fit H-150 Rigger’s Belt or E-220 Rigger’s Harness
-Internal knee cap sleeve fits removable soft knee pads or LEAF knee caps
-Two hand pockets with internal knife pocket; two seat pockets; two thigh dump cargo pockets with daisy chain hard points
-Velcro® ankle cuff closure seals over boots

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

The entire Arc’teryx LEAF line will be on display during SOFIC in the Campbell Private Room at the Embassy Suites, across from the convention center (above the Starbucks).

Magpul Clothing – Are You Ready?

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

I sure as heck am!

www.magpul.com/products/apparel

Threadsmiths – The Cavalier Dress Shirt

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Threadsmiths is a company based out of Melborne, Australia which has developed a patented hydrophobic nanotechnology application that repels water and dirt. Early last year, we featured an article on their first product, the Cavalier T-Shirt. Since then, they’ve developed an addition to their product line, the Cavalier Dress Shirt, and sent SSD one for review.

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The Cavalier Dress Shirt is a premium 100% white cotton dress shirt complete with mother of pearl buttons, and is treated with Threadsmiths patented hydrophobic nanotechnology application. Like the Cavalier T-Shirt, it comes in a fairly slim fit, so ordering a size up is recommended.

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Also like the Cavalier t-shirt, the Cavalier Dress Shirt is great at repelling virtually any water-based substances. Seen above, we’ve covered the shirt in water, juice, and soy sauce. As a reminder, the coating does not work well against oil-based liquids.

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The amount of fluid we covered the shirt in is extreme, and also required a couple of minutes in a hot shower to completely remove. Considering the amount of colored fluid that was on the shirt, that’s still pretty impressive, especially since a regular white dress shirt would be all but ruined by that point. Typically, an amount of water equivalent to a large bottle is all that is needed to remove a spill.

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The benefit of a hydrophobic and stain-resistant white dress shirt speaks for itself, and we’re eager to see what Threadsmiths will be offering next. The Cavalier Dress Shirt is currently available in White, sizes XS-XXXL. Threadsmiths also offers the Cavalier T-Shirt in White, Grey, and Black for men and women.

www.thethreadsmiths.com

Premier Defence Agencies to Offer MultiCam Run of Carinthia Survival Rainsuit

Sunday, May 15th, 2016


The Carinthia Survival Gore-Tex rainsuit is pretty popular for it’s small size and great breathability. Thanks to an Australian customer, the factory has agreed to doing a run of them in MultiCam. This is really a limited thing and they are only doing a few extra. 

Go to www.coolkit.com.au/multicam-survival-rainsuit and put in your order. Delivery is expected mid-July.

Thier site isn’t set up for overseas sales. Email them and they’ll advise you of postage and the price less tax.

UF PRO – P-40 Summer Gear

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Trzin, 12.05.2016. UF PRO® introduced the new P-40 Summer gear consisting of the P-40 Tactical Shorts and the P-40 Shirt.

The P-40 Tactical Shorts incorporate all of the proven functionality of the P-40 All-Terrain Pants, offering you unlimited movement, functional pocket configuration and awesome wear comfort.

The pants are made out of breathable and durable Polly/Cotton ripstop material and Schoeller®-dynamic stretch material.

Additionally, the pants offer double belt loops, 7 pockets, dual front closure and additional stretch in the waist.

The P-40 Shirt is feather light, fast drying and thus extremely comfortable to wear in hot weather environments.

It features air/pac® inserts in the shoulder area which distribute the weight of whatever you carry on your shoulders and, in case you don’t need them, they are easily detachable.

Materials are a mixture of cotton and 37,5™ polyester which guarantees effective moisture management, odour resistance and UV protection.

Find out more about the UF PRO® P-40 Summer gear, visit ufpro.si/p_40_summer.