Archive for the ‘Load Carrying’ Category

Warrior West – Kelty Waterproof Breathable Compression Stuff Sack

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

I know it sounds like the simplest thing, but in the wrong environment, wet gear can kill you. Kelty offers a waterproof breathable compression stuff sack, made from the same material as their VariCom bivy bag, so it’s the same green color. It comes in two sizes, Small which handles up to 11 liters and Large which will accommodate 27 liters.

In addition to the four compression straps on each bag, there is a roll top closure as well.

These are fully Berry compliant.

MD-Textil – Night Desert Camo Pouches

Monday, April 17th, 2017

While these are a one-offs, intended to show German brand MD-Textil’s laser cutting capabilities, it’s still cool to see pouches made in this US, 1970s-era Night Desert Camouflage pattern, designed to defeat night vision systems.

Marine South – United States Tactical

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Exhibiting for the first time at this year’s Marine South is United States Tactical. They had their debut during SHOT Show in the Red Rock Outdoor Gear’s booth. So far, they’ve introduced some slings and belts but they also have a K9 line in the works.

Designs are by former Marine Jeff Kyle, who some of you may know from his philanthropic work with his brother Chris. They told me that they are working to get their products introduced into the Marine Corps Exchange.

Urban Operator – “The Urban Patrol” Field Notes Cover

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Urban Operators’ new Field Notes Cover “The Urban Patrol” uses a different approach fabric called ACRONYM (Advanced Composite Rugged Optimized Nylon Material) laminate fabric. Very rugged material.

Measurements: Close: 4.25″ x 6.5″ Open: 8.5″ x 6.5″
Holds up to 2 – 3 pens, pencil, or markers
2″ x 5″ Loop panel for identifier
1″ elastic nylon keeper
Two divider for business cards, holds 4 – 6 cards
Big slot for underneath divider for cards
Sewn in America by an American Patriot!
Will fit notebook size 5.5″ x 4″ inches

Colors: Coyote Brown, MultiCam, MultiCam Black

Marine South – Double 40mm Pouch from Blue Force Gear

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Manufactured from lightweight ULTRAcomp, this double 40mm pouch uses their MOLLE compatible, proprietary Helium Whisper Attachment System. It also features Velcro adjustable lids in order to accept different length 40mm rounds. However, materials aside, my favorite feature of BFG’s suite of pouches is the tactile tab on the lids.

Marine South – Sneak Peek High Speed Gear’s Laser Slotted Belt

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Here’s a sneak peek of High Speed Gear’s upcoming Laser Slotted Belt, featuring laser cut PALS slots along each articulated section of padded belt. It accepts an inner belt which can be woven over, or under, the articulated sections.

The rear section is slightly higher than the rest of the belt to support the lower back.

Saber Solutions – Multi-purpose Panel

Thursday, April 6th, 2017


The Multi-purpose Panel from Saber Solutions adapts the USSOCOM issued AVS pouch components onto other armor carriers and provides a Velcro panel for various chest rigs to secure onto
It also allows for a configuration of velcro backed pouches to be set at various angles to the user’s ergonomic preferences.
It features FirstSpear 6/9 technology and weights 6 oz.


MISSION SPEC – Rigit Kit Now Available In Ranger Green and MultiCam

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Mission Spec, LLC has released the Rigit Kit in two new flavors. Ranger Green and MultiCam have been added to the already available Black and Coyote lineup.

If you are unaware of the Rigit Kit it acts as an interface between a standard PALS grid and virtually any chest rig or panel that utilizes industry standard buckles for vertical attachment (ITW GTSR and DuraFlex Mojave patterned buckles). Additionally, adding a stable loop base to nearly eliminate all movement of the attached piece provided your rig of choice possesses a hook Velcro backing.


100% designed, tested, and manufactured in the United States. Berry Compliant.