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FirstSpear Friday Focus: NEW Performance Briefs with Fly (2-Pack)

Friday, October 15th, 2021

• 100% American Made with American Materials, Berry Compliant
• Ultra-lightweight flex grid blend with fly opening
• Moisture Wicking / Anti-Microbial
• Low profile comfort waistband
• Enhanced front panel for extra support
• Pack of 2

Our feature-rich performance briefs are back and now with a fly. Constructed from a flex grid polyester/spandex blend allows the Briefs to be extremely lightweight and breathable which translates to all-day comfort! Superimposed flat seam technology and a soft brushed elastic waistband that won’t roll over and stay where you want it. The flex grid is a four-way stretch design with exceptional antimicrobial and moisture-wicking properties. Extra room built into the front panel for extra support along with fly. Sold as a two-pack in graphite and black.

To check out the performance briefs, go to www.first-spear.com/performance-briefs-1.

FirstSpear Friday Focus: FS Attends JCS Shoot for the Troops

Friday, October 8th, 2021

On Saturday October 9th, FirstSpear will attend the Joshua Chamberlain Society’s event Shoot for the Troops. The sporting clays tournament will be hosted at the Black Hawk Valley Hunting Club in Old Monroe, Missouri.

FirstSpear is longtime supporter of the Joshua Chamberlain Society. The Joshua Chamberlain society is a 501(c)3 who’s mission is to: “provide long-term support to veterans from local areas that have sustained permanent combat injuries fighting the long war on terror for our nation, and to also provide long-term support to the children of veterans who have mad the ultimate sacrifice.” JCS provides real, tangible support for these individuals not only in the present, but also five, ten, twenty years down the line.

To help support, check out www.chamberlainsociety.org.

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FirstSpear Friday Focus: NEW Sage Green Stratton Flannel in 4 Ounce

Friday, October 1st, 2021

FirstSpear’s new fall weight Stratton Flannel has arrived in Sage Green Plaid! Perfect for fall weather, crisp evenings and bonfires.

These flannels are 100% American made in a lighter 4 ounce weight. Premium construction with oversized breast pockets, exterior hang loop, and two button closure on forearm and cuff. They are machine washable and oversized to accommodate 3% shrinkage after a few cycles in the wash. Please note that the Stratton Flannel is an oversized design, so step down one size from your normal T-shirt size for a standard fit.

• Offered in 4oz and 9oz weight
• Two oversized chest pockets
• Long sleeve with button cuffs
• Machine washable
• Made in the USA

“This is a heavy duty, no BS kind of flannel. It makes anything store bought look cheap and flimsy. On anything but the absolute of coldest days, a base layer and this flannel are plenty to keep you warm. And yes, everything that says size down is correct. I’m 5’7″ and 160lbs and the small is perfect on me after a wash or two.”

— Online Review (9 ounce Stratton Flannel)


“I have had this flannel for about a year and it is my go to fall and winter shirt. Quality is excellent. On par or better than Filson. Does run big. I’m 6ft 200lbs with a 34 in waist and generally wear an XL. I bought a large and dried it on hot and it fits well. Probably could get away with a medium for a really fitted look.”

— Online Review

For more information about Stratton Flannels, check out www.first-spear.com/stratton-flannel-7385

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FirstSpear Friday Focus: Hooded Field Shirt

Friday, September 24th, 2021

Fall is here and FirstSpear is giving us a look at an extremely popular garment from their all American merino wool apparel line up, the Hooded Field Shirt. This garment is generously cut with an oversized hood with absolutely no hardware making for an incredibly comfortable and highly functional base layer or perfect stand-alone top when temperatures are fluctuating.

Built from ACM-BASE 100, FirstSpear’s lightest wool package. Wear it year round to keep you cool and dry or retain warmth when it cools down.

In stock and now shipping in black, commando, sand, heather grey, and charcoal. 100% made in the USA with USA materials.

For more information, check out www.first-spear.com/technical-apparel/american-merino-wool/field-hoodie

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FirstSpear Friday Focus: Summit Bags

Friday, September 17th, 2021

Get your gear squared away. Enter FirstSpear Summit Bags. They’re American made with a zipper closure. FirstSpear summit bags are ultralight, extremely durable and feature a wide variety of sizes. From small (1 liter) to 2XL (56 liters), there’s a summit bag to fit all your gear needs. They also come in a tough 70-denier ripstop material or a mesh that allows your gear to breathe. Colors include orange, black, manatee and coyote.

Also available are the Padded Summit Insert is built to fit directly into your existing summit bags the padded insert is a high-density low profile foam designed to fit perfectly inside your summit bag and offers padding to help protect sensitive items during transport while inside another larger pack or bag.

The sky’s the limit on applications. From organizing inside larger bags or packs, hauling loose rounds, storing electronics or simply keeping gear organized and easy to grab, summit bags have you covered.

• Small (1 liter) – 4″ x 4″ x 4.5″
• Medium (2 Liter) – 4″ x 4″ x 9″
• Large (7 Liter) – 6″ x 6″ x 12″
• XL (11 Liter) – 6″ x 10″ x 12″
• 2XL (56 Liter) – 12″ x 12″ x 24″

For more information check out www.first-spear.com/summit.

FirstSpear Friday Focus: 9/11

Friday, September 10th, 2021

With the conclusion of DoD & State Department evacuations from Afghanistan the formal end of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel is now upon us. Persistent threats to America will continue. On this solemn anniversary FS wishes to recognize that U.S. military, government and law enforcement personnel have been continuously deployed domestically and globally, since Operation Noble Eagle on 14 September, 2001.

As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the FirstSpear team would like to extend our profound gratitude to all those who, for the last two decades, fought valiantly to bring retribution to the enemies of freedom and by doing so have given America unchallenged safety. Your service wasn’t in vain. Freedom isn’t free. We will never forget.

In the words of the late Major Douglas A. Zembiec USMC,

“Never forget those that were killed. And never let rest those that killed them.”

FirstSpear Friday Focus: New Tubes X-Strap

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

This Friday we’re looking at a new product, the Tubes X-Strap. Some mission sets call for unique approaches to load carriage. Some of our Users at the Tip of the Spear need compatibility with a Free Fall Harness, others are spending a lot of time in an Armored Seat and still others are carrying a back plate in a Pack that they cannot take off or risk mission compromise.

The X-Strap is designed to work with either the FS AAC family of plate carriers or Strandhogg this harness quickly Tubes into place and allows you to work with the front of your plate carrier in place without a back panel or cummerbund. The X-Strap system has enough adjustment to go on over the top of a Soft Armor Carrier or Cold Weather Clothing. A small amount of stretch is provided on each side and the Back Panel provides for attachment of FS Cell Tags.

• Integrates with plate carrier front
• Tubes technology
• One size fits all

This Harness in conjunction with a Front Panel is optimized for use with the FS AR, NBBP or UC Plates, hard armor that is heavier than those designs may not carry well.

For more information check out, https://www.first-spear.com/x-strap

FirstSpear Friday Focus: Line One Belts In Stock!

Friday, August 27th, 2021

This week’s Friday Focus, we’ll take a look at a FirstSpear staple item. The line one belt is our most popular everyday belt! Borrowing its name from an old NSW term for the first level of clothing or gear, the Line One Belt has amazing tactical performance that maintains the high level of comfort and mobility usually associated with leather.

“Sizing is perfect, still looks new after almost two years of daily use. Sturdy enough to do everything from CCW to multiple day courses.” —Online Review

“Having used this belt for the last several years, it still looks like new. It remains very stiff, as it was designed, holds up to multiple training days per year, as well as being worn almost every day with a holster and magazine pouch. Not a better EDC belt on the market as far as I am concerned.”

— Online Review

Urethane covered nylon provides superior strength and weather-resistance. This belt won’t crack, peel, or become stiff in frigid temperatures. Specially tempered, non-slip coating eliminates “break-in” time and allows for leather like flex, yet it is impervious to sweat and water and will not stretch or lose its original shape. The Line One Belt is an excellent platform for concealed carry or for just keeping your pants up with style.

Available in Rich Mahogany, Black, Manatee Grey and Tan.

For more information, check out www.first-spear.com/line-one-belt-biothane-r.