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SAR Global Tool Tactical Titanium Pocket Comb/Cutter

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Spencer A Reiter is a retired Army NCO who produces some really cool stuff. He now offers a couple of different comb designs. While I am sure that they were developed to handle his beard, I see that they can be used for a wide variety of applications. The description on the site is simple yet gets the point across. The standard pocket comb with a tungsten carbide enhanced cutting notch. Great for opening packages, cutting cord etc.

SAR Comb


The Future of QR Codes?

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

We’ve introduced you to Quick Response (QR) codes in the past. Sure, they’re cool, but pretty generic. That is, until now.

FaceBook user Stevewebstlouis created this variation on a theme for Triple Aught Design. Not only are the colors tacticool but it is customized with special design elements. Best of all, it works. Get your QR code at qrcode.kaywa.com. But, you’ll have to find somebody to customize it.

TAD Gear – Lookin’ Good

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

The crew at Triple Aught Designs have been busy remodeling their San Francisco show room. It turns out that wasn’t the only thing they were making over. Their new web site features a whole new look and is visually stunning. Make sure you stop by and check it out.

TAD Edition Kleen Canteen

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

I have been a fan of Kleen Canteens for some time and now TAD Gear has a signature version featuring their skull logo.

TAD Gear Kleen Canteen

The 27 ounce container is made from food-grade stainless steel with no so no funky flavors in your beverage. The push-pull Sport Cap or Classic Loop Caps are BPA-freeed threads for easier cleaning. Available in Moss Green.

Get yours at www.TADgear.com.

TAD’s Alter Ego

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

We are big fans of Triple Aught Designs here at Soldier Systems Daily and every once in awhile we will get an email from a reader telling us about a new discovery that TAD Gear has an alter ego called Rocket World. Yes we know, and yes it is really cool.

In addition to providing a venue for non-tactical products, Rocket World is a vehicle for the folks at TAD’s other passion; high end figures and collectible toys. Their centerpiece is the “Insurgents Wilderness Gruppo” or IWG, a group of evolved animals who seek revenge on humans who kill endangered species.

 "I  n s u r g e n t s   W i l d e r n e s s    G r u p p o " Titus

In addition to figures, the theme is also carried out in art, clothing, and patches and pins.

Rocket World has been recently featured on several gadget websites and the IWG line of toys has long been a favorite of collectors. In fact, as new projects are released they sell out very quickly.

Check out what everyone is raving about at www.rocketworld.org.

TAD Gear – Mission Capable, Wilderness Smart, Urban Ready….

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

One of the goals of Soldier Systems Blog is to introduce cutting edge products and services to our audience. Triple Aught Designs stands as the perfect example. If you had to pick one word to describe TAD, it would be “tacticool”.

From somewhat humble beginnings, they have carved out a market niche offering high end tacti-gadgets from a variety of the world’s best suppliers and have further expanded their offerings with their own signature brands to cover market voids. One example is tactical clothing. Their designs blend the best designs and construction techniques of the commercial outdoor clothing market with innovative tactical features. Their success is finesse. They have developed a subtle yet effective color palette and incorporated features, that are at once both effective and subtle. With the exception of the products offered in Multicam, nothing screams “gun”. I have been using TAD products for several years now and have watched their textiles evolve into one of the finest tactical clothing lines available. In fact, it would be hard to believe but TAD has been producing specialized clothing for the past seven years except that they apply every lessoned learned in each new generation of products. What’s more, they have gone from small production runs that sold out as pre-orders, to large production runs that well out within days of release. At one time you could say they had a cult following, but not anymore. While they maintain a devoted customer base on the the Usual Suspects Network forum, their clothing is being used by armed and other service professionals the world over. If anyone doubts their market penetration, you can easily gauge their success by the amount copies you can find on the web.

Not content with just taking the tactical clothing market by storm, they have recently begun to launch a family of specialized nylon load carrying solutions. They aren’t reinventing the wheel here. Every design they offer fills a vacuum in the market. A classic example is the PSP pouch they made up as a “tacticool” accessory. They had initially only planned on making 100 but once it was featured in the Army Times newspaper, demand was so great that they streamlined the design and put it back into production, at a lower price point. This product in particular has drown the interest of competitors. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then TAD is very well liked indeed.

I recently acquired both the Combat Anorak and Bug Out Anorak. I love the design and appreciate the different materials. The pic below is of me conducting testing of an armor panel. The day was rainy and I was wearing the Big Out Anorak.

Another Day on the Job

Check the entire line of TAD products at Triple Aught Designs

As TAD releases new products we will endeavor to keep up with them here.