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Merrell Launches Tactical Line

Friday, June 30th, 2017

For decades folks have been wearing Merrell boots for duty as service members, LEOs, First Responders and contractors. Sawtooths, Chameleons and Moabs have been seen around the globe.

Late last year, Merrell set about creating a dedicated line which recently they launched with the Moab 2 in high, mid and low styles. The high and mid versions are waterproof.

SSD readers will love this. Look for sizes 7-15! Plus, the mid and low variants are also offered on wide sizes.

FirstSpear Friday Focus – Wind Cheater In Manatee Grey

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Back in stock in Manatee Grey the all-season FirstSpear Wind Cheater is constructed from an ultra light brushed 330D Ambush that breathes like a t-shirt and still sheds wind and light moisture with a DWR coating. Don’t expect a water proof rain jacket but rather a very light and fast drying garment that works exceptionally well as a layering component or stand alone item you can keep packed away in a small pack or pocket for year round use. Extra large hood with several points of adjustment works great with a hat or bump lid.

Orders over $150 ship with a free 32oz water bottle, seen below.

Free Shipping on Proof Research Barrels

Friday, June 30th, 2017

The single most important component in your custom made long range rifle is the barrel. Get free shipping on Proof Research Barrels from!

Promo Code: gwproof


GEMTECH July 4th Sale

Friday, June 30th, 2017

UF PRO’s Successful Online Shop Joined by Walk-in Store Where Customers Can Now “Try Before Buying,” Says Company

Friday, June 30th, 2017

The brand new retail outlet is now open for business in the heart of Trzin, Slovenia. UF PRO has designed it as a showcase for popular lines of cutting-edge tactical clothing and as preview house for innovative products working their way through the development pipeline.

TRZIN, SLOVENIA (JUNE 29, 2017) – It used to be that shoppers’ only option for procuring merchandise direct from innovative tactical clothing maker UF PRO was to go online and “buy before trying”, but as of now they can also “try before buying” thanks to the company’s decision to open a walk-in retail store in the heart of Trzin, Slovenia, UF PRO today announced.

The 140-square-meter retail space serves as a showcase of UF PRO’s most in-demand tactical clothing lines. On the ground floor, shoppers can browse the full collections of Striker Combat gear, Monsoon Waterproof garments, Delta Cold Weather gear and more, according to the company.

One floor up, displays of the company’s newest offerings await. Among them are the newly introduced Frost Grey range, Striker XT BDU in SloCam, and 3-Farben Flecktarn, UF PRO said.

Adds Exciting Dimension to UF PRO “The physical store will add an exciting dimension to the UF PRO shopping experience,” added Nejc Zavrl, who heads the company’s marketing department.

“We’ve been very successfully offering our products through our web shop and through our partners all over the world for the past several years, so creating a walk-in environment where clients could experience UF PRO gear up close and personal like this was the next logical step for us,” Zavrl explained.

The sleek, upscale, high-energy interior of the store is brightly lit and, on its main wall, features a map of the world with the names of various nations’ special-forces units stretched into the shape of each continent, Zavrl indicated.

“It took us a considerable investment of time and effort to pull together the concepts for this store, but we believe we now have a physical site worthy of the name UF PRO – a place where people can fully took us a considerable investment of time and effort to pull together the concepts for this store, but experience the vibe of UF PRO,” said Zavrl.

UF PRO Store Hours

UF PRO the retail store is open from 0930 until 1700 hours, Tuesday through Friday, according to the company. The store is located at Planjava 6 in Trzin.

Meanwhile, the UF PRO retail store’s online counterpart remains open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visit the online store here.

GunfightersINC 4th of July Special

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

To celebrate the release of our Gen2 Ronin and July 4th, we’re offering a special deal – any Gen2 Ronin model in our most popular American Flag pattern for 30% off.

Special runs from June 27th – July 4th.

Stuff I Like – Hyperair GORE-Tex Jacket by The North Face

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

I have been a fan of WL Gore & Associates’ SHAKEDRY membrane since I first saw it about two years ago. It’s amazing.

Initially, it was used in Gore’s running and biking line, but as the clothing is primarily aimed at Europe the sizing combined with the tight, no frills design precluded me from purchasing a jacket. Later, Arc’teryx offered a limited release Norvan SL Jacket.

Now, other brands are getting into the “ROFO”* game with its permanent DWR. Water just heads up on its face. You can literally take your jacket off and shake it dry. Moisture slides right off. Plus, it breathes very well during physical activity.

The North Face Hyperair incorporates a hood, Velcro adjustable cuffs and large zippered chest pockets with mesh liners for both weight and ventilation.


Right now, SHAKEDRY is only available in Black. Additionally, the material is extremely lightweight at just 197g/m2. Regardless of brand, a jacket will compact into a ball the size of your fist. This is why they tend to be no frills designs. It keeps weight and bulk to a minimum. I’d say that TNF’s Hyperair is the fanciest so far on the market.

One last word. While I love the Jacket, it’s not a replacement for a hardshell parka. That Lightweight material isn’t going to put up with abrasion. It definitely has a place for physical training. Additionally, it can be used like an old Stealth Suit, worn under outer garments, like a smock.

*During development Gore’s stretch fabric was known as ‘TOPO’ and SHAKEDRY was called ‘ROFO’.

DoubleStar Announces New Director of Edged Weapon Division

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Weapon Designer and Self-Defense Instructor Robert Cabrera to assume new role for DoubleStar’s new edged weapon division

Winchester, Ky. (June 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, announces the addition of weapon designer, Robert Cabrera, to the position of Director of its newly-minted Edged Weapon Division. Cabrera, a self-defense instructor, brings with him 20 years of self-defense instruction to the military and law enforcement communities, as well as eight years of professional knife design with his own company Filo Bladeworks. Cabrera will now assume a role with DoubleStar where he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of manufacturing its edged weapons.

Weapon designer Robert Cabrera, Doublestar Director of Edged Weapon Division.

“From the very moment I met the Starnes family I knew that I wanted to be a part of the DoubleStar family. My relationship with the Starnes transcends business. Jesse was my first client as a business owner and has always made me believe that I could work professionally in this field. I thank my God in heaven for bringing the Starnes family into my family’s life and pray for his blessings upon not only the families here, but for those who buy our products as well,” Cabrera commented.

Cabrera will be involved in the concept, design and development of all new and existing blades for DoubleStar. He will also develop and maintain relationships with subcontractors and designers and develop new ideas to be flushed out for feasibility and market share. In addition, Cabrera will assist with marketing, instructional materials and social and multimedia development.