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Archive for October, 2014

Velocity Systems Scarab Light in Action with HTC

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

High Threat Concealment recently put the Velocity Systems Scarab Light through its paces.

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Reports are it was great and worked well with the HTC belt rig.

KATYLIST.com – Tough Hook Sale

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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KATYLIST is currently holding a sale on Tough Hook Tactical Hangers in Ranger Green, 25% off list price. Supplies are limited, so get yours while you can.

www.katylist.com/shop/tough-hook-ranger-green

LBT – Fall Deals

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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LBT is currently holding a Fall Deals sale. They are offering deep discounts on select products, including the LBT Enhanced Warfighter Load Out Bag, Modular Single Mag Pouch, Standard 3-Day Assault Pack, and more. Additionally, LBT is offering free CONUS shipping! The sale ends in 6 days, and supplies are limited, so take advantage while the sale is still going.

lbtinc.com/fall14.html

Larry Vickers Initial Impressions On The Aimpoint Micro T-2

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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On his Facebook page, Larry Vickers wrote a brief post on his initial impressions on the newly released Aimpoint Micro T-2 red dot sight:

Ok it’s here – Aimpoint Micro T-2

I expect to be able to shake it out very soon and give you my take after live fire – initial impressions are very positive;

1) clarity – looking thru it the view seems a bit more clear side to side with a T-1 but I personally never felt that was an issue before so not a huge advantage in my book

2) flip up lense covers are very nice ( they are see thru ) – on a T-1 I use the TangoDown IO cover and love them but the option to see thru is nice; thumbs up

3) protected top adjustment – no downside here in my book; just makes it more rugged. FYI it means you only have one ‘double pronged’ cap to adjust with on the optic – not two like on the T-1

4) extended battery life – what’s not to like about that ???

My call is if you own T-1’s or H-1’s you won’t be selling them to buy T-2’s but going forward the T-2 will be the preferred option depending of course on price and application

Kudos to Aimpoint for bringing another flavor of red dot sight to the market and in particular another variant of the Micro – my personal favorite and the RDS that redefined excellence in the marketplace.

The post, and additional photos, can be viewed here: www.facebook.com/LarryVickers/posts/10154767115615416

Limited Edition Arc’teryx LEAF Tweave Caps to be Auctioned at Next Month’s SOC-F Patriot’s Luncheon

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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Arc’teryx has generously donated the first run of 25 of these LEAF Bird Caps in MultiCam Tweave to be auctioned off, amongst other pieces from the LEAF line, at the Special Operations Care Fund (SOC-F) Patriot’s Luncheon. These hats will not be in the line. Right now, this is the only way you are going to score one of these limited edition caps. The date of the event is Nov 14th.

Visit soc-f.org for tickets.

SureFire 3P Eliminator 556 Flash Hider

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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SureFire has just released a brand new budget-priced, military-grade flash hider for AR-15 variant weapons that they claim reduces muzzle flash by over 99%. The Eliminator is a three-prong design designed to fit AR-15s with 1/2×28 muzzle threads, and duplicates the key functional design elements of the SureFire SF3P-556-1/2-28 flash hider. Worth noting is, unlike the SF3P, the Eliminator isn’t compatible with SureFire SOCOM suppressors.

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The Eliminator is precision machined from US mil-certified steel bar stock, with single-point cut threads for optimum thread interface, and treated with a black Melonite finish that protects it from harsh environmental conditions.

www.surefire.com/3p-eliminator-556-1-2-28.html

Geissele Raptor Charging Handle by AXTS

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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Yes, the AXTS Raptor is offered as an OEM product to several companies but I thought you guys who are into things Geissele would be interested. The Geissele Raptor ambidextrous charging handle by AXTS is in stock. Made in the USA from aircraft grade 7075 aluminum and mil-spec anodized.

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geissele.com/geissele-raptortm-charging-handle

Extreme Outfitters Halloween Sale

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Extreme Outfitters Halloween Sale

Extreme Outfitters is holding a special Halloween sale on all Granite Gear and Granite Tactical Gear products. Use coupon code TRICK to apply the discount. Offer is only valid for today, Wednesday, October 29.

www.extremeoutfitters.us