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DIY Tactical LLC Partners with Texcel, Inc.

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

DIY Tactical, LLC is recently reached an agreement with Texcel, Inc., the exclusive manufacturer of Multicam printed webbing as well as other printed and solution dyed webbing products to be an authorized small quantity distributor for Texcel. DIY will specialize in sales by the yard and roll however, they can also facilitate large quantity purchases by acting as a sales representative. If a customer requires larger quantities, they will transfer your account directly to Texcel in order to offer mill pricing.

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DIY Tactical Announces Custom Gear Report

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

DIY Tactical has just launched a blog dedicated to the custom gear industry which they service by providing the best in raw materials. The goal of the CGR is to educate readers on small companies involved in manufacturing custom tactical goods as well as new products. Check it out at Custom Gear Report.

A Website for the Do-It-Yourselfer: DIY Tactical

Friday, May 30th, 2008

I mentioned the gang at DIY Tactical in a recent post about the SOF Industry Conference. They are the go-to guys for folks who want to have it their way. They even service small government customers with repair materials. Mike Rinaldi, who owns DIY spoke with me about his customer base and some of the products he sources. The problem many smaller custom shops have is that they can’t meet the minimums from the mill for specialty materials. In addition to the hobbyist and small businessman Mike says he sometimes gets calls from larger companies doing prototypes of small runs and need to use a fabric they don’t normally stock. But they offer more than just standard Cordura. They also webbing, hardware, and thread. If they don’t have it, they will get it.

DIY also sponsors a forum for the burgeoning entrepreneur where one can get advice on anything from setting up a small business to how to time a finicky sewing machine. Remember, the late, great Logan Coffey started out in his room in the barracks.

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