Category Archives: Gear

MUNINN PREORDER UPDATE! (PROOF OF LIFE)

The knives themselves have been water jetted, chamfered, and heat treated. They are now being ground. The G10 Production Handles haves been prototyped and are being tweaked. I can’t overstate the important of getting the handles resolved when making a … Continue reading

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CHATTANOOGA LEATHER WORKS WILDERNESS SCABBARD PRE ORDER OPEN!

BAWIDAMANN POGN XL/FNH USA KNIVESBAWIDAMANN GUNNR Now is your chance to pick up a Chattanooga Leather Wilderness Scabbard for yourPogn XL/FN HERSTAL USA and  GUNNR knives. Since there are a few types of handle sets out there along with some … Continue reading

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Buck Knives Introduces Automatic Versions of the Iconic 112 Ranger

Post Falls, ID — Wednesday, September 19, 2018– The classic 112 Ranger has been transformed into an exciting automatic knife.  The 112 Auto and 112 Auto Elite are powerfully deployed with the push of a button, instantly readying the blade. … Continue reading

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Outdoor Edge® Redefines Utility Blades with the New SlideWinder™

DENVER (Aug. 29, 2018) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the finest materials and hand craftsmanship to create high-quality knives and tools, has redefined the uses of a utility blade with the introduction of its new … Continue reading

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Meet Greg Thompson: Designer of the Benchmade SOCP Line!

  Greg was born in North Carolina and at an early age excelled at martial arts including wrestling, karate, taekwondo and Thai boxing as well as a variety of sports including football and track. He won accolades in a number … Continue reading

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New Glock Tool Kit and Magnetic Patch from Fix It Sticks!

Chicago, IL- Fix It Sticks, the industry innovator of modular firearms maintenance tools and torque limiters has introduced a Glock Tool Kit and Magnetic Patch. Both these new items perfectly integrate with the Fix It Sticks tool system as well … Continue reading

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X BALL Extraction Device by Uniqative

The X-Ball Emergency Extraction Device is a rescue ball device that has astonishing glass breaking ability. It can break through car side windows using minimal throwing force. Firefighters, soldiers and law enforcement officers will no longer need to come face … Continue reading

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AN ANDREW BAWIDAMANN ALERT–HUGINN AVAILABILITY

If you are in the market for a Bawidamann Huggin, this may be your last chance to pick one up. From Bawidamann: We have a few Huginn knives! Repeat: We have a few Huginn Knives!One of our most popular EDC … Continue reading

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Galco Gunleather Announce Multiple New Gun Fits for the Second-Generation Quick Slide

PHOENIX, August 2018 Galco Gunleather is excited to announce multiple new gun fits for the second-generation Quick Slide™, first introduced at the 2018 SHOT Show!  Originally introduced with fits for 1911s, Glock 17/19/26 and 43, recently-introduced fits include the large-frame … Continue reading

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Work Sharp Gears Up for Annual Knife Day with Columbia River Knife and Tool

ASHLAND, Ore. (August 15, 2018) — At home, in the field, or wherever you carry a blade, you need it to be sharp. Help Work Sharp Outdoor — the leading manufacturer of knife and tool sharpeners — Columbia River Knife … Continue reading

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Galco Gunleather Signs on to Celebrate 2018 National Shooting Sports Month

PHOENIX, August 2018 PHOENIX AZ – Galco Gunleather today announced its involvement in the 2018 National Shooting SportsMonth in partnership with the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Created to encourage participation in the shooting sports and emphasize firearms safety, this … Continue reading

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Bawidamann Rogues are Available Once Again!

The Rogue by Bawidamann Blades was designed with Milling on the thumbrest and around the arced ring for positive grip retention.  This knife was designed with a 60 degree angle bend from handle to tip to enhance natural motions from … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO’S SHRAPNEL ONE

  Extrema Ratio, is located in Prato, Italy and has been designing, manufacturing and selling high performance combat ,military, kitchen, hunting and tactical knives since 1997. Their tactical / military knives enjoy a global reputation for excellence that is unsurpassed … Continue reading

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Nikon Introduces the NEW TREX Modular Optic Carrying System!

Melville NY (July 24, 2018) – Nikon’s new TREX™ modular optic carry system is headed for dealers’ shelves and now available for the serious outdoors enthusiast. The TREX harness comfortably distributes an optic’s weight during long miles in the field … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT to deliver Electro-Optical System, ARGOS–II HD, to ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for the use in the German Federal Police helicopter fleet

HENSOLDT’s Optronics business line has been selected by ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for a three-year supply contract to deliver EO/IR systems to a central European NATO MoI end-user. The EO/IR system of choice, the ARGOS-II HD, will form part of … Continue reading

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UNDER A CONTRACT with the European Space Agency (ESA), INDRA DEVELOPS TECHNOLOGY TO GIVE DIRECT EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE ACCESS TO ORGANIZATIONS

· They will gain intermediary-less and near real-time access to images of any point on the planet and glean essential information for the security or success of their business operations · Indra is reducing the infrastructure necessary to receive and … Continue reading

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CRKT’s Williams Tactical Pen

In 2018 Columbia River Knife and Tool (CRKT®) introduced a new version of its wildly successful John Williams tactical pen, but before presenting the salient points, let’s define what a tactical pen is. The tactical pen is a writing implement … Continue reading

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Galco Gunleather Introduces Improved Scout IWB Holster!

PHOENIX, July 2018 Galco Gunleather is very excited to introduce an improved Scout™ IWB holster! Improved for 2018 with an in-line redesign to add Galco’s innovative new UniClip™ and Ultimate Stealth™ clips, the open-top Scout is constructed with the rough … Continue reading

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BAWIDAMANN LAST CALL FOR MUNINN PREORDER

The Muninn Pre order is open! The Muninn is Huginns’ smaller and more concealable companion. Pick up a Muninn for $245 ($40 off the final price). Now is the time to get one, you won’t regret it. Please make sure … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Establishes Footprint in France–EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

    Former Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS becomes HENSOLDT France SAS Munich/Paris, 27 April 2018 – HENSOLDT completed yesterday the acquisition of Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS, a France-based company which offers highly secure data … Continue reading

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24/7 IMAGING FROM PHOTONIS–EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

Netherland based PHOTONIS introduced the CNOD digital imaging Night Observation Device; developed in conjunction with Rochester Precision Optics. The CNOD can be handheld or weapon mounted to provide seamless day to night all digital (no imaging intensifier tube) imaging. CNOD … Continue reading

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AKTI Works with Senators Mike Enzi and Ron Wyden to Support Senate Commerce Committee Passage of Interstate Transport Act

Knife Owners Will Have a New Federal Protection While Traveling Under Legislation Advocated For By the American Knife & Tool Institute Cody, WY, June 27, 2018 – The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI), a nonprofit trade association representing the … Continue reading

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Galco Announces Multiple Fits for the new S&W M&P® 2.0 3.6” Compact Pistol!

PHOENIX, May 2018 Galco Gunleather is excited to introduce multiple holster fits for the new Smith and Wesson M&P® 2.0 3.6” Compact pistol! Galco is pleased to offer a wide range of extremely popular holsters for the new pistol, including: … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Exhibiting Edged Weapons Line at BLADE Show 2018

New collaborations from Kim Breed and Hakim Isler will be on display at Table #20H at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre, June 1 – 3, 2018. Winchester, Ky. (May 2018) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Debuts the Chico Diablo-X, a Kim Breed Collaboration, at BLADE Show 2018

Ideally sized for field dressing and cleaning game, this new collaboration from Kim Breed will be on display at Table #20H at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre, June 1 – 3, 2018. Winchester, Ky. (May 2018) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: CRKT’s SIWI™by Sergeant Major Darrin Sirois

Later this month I’ll introduce you to one of the best fixed blade designs, at any price point or country of origin, that I’ve had the opportunity to review, . Retired Sergeant Major Sirois’ SIWI design is part of CRKT’s … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Corp. Announces Collaboration with BLADE® Magazine’s Kim Breed

Ret. MSG, 5th United States Special Forces group, Custom Knife Maker and BLADE® Field Editor, Kim Breed, to work with DoubleStar Corp. to render his designs into affordable production knives. Ret. MSG, 5th Special Forces Group, Custom Knife Maker and … Continue reading

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HSGI acquires Comp-Tac Victory Gear

HSGI announced their acquisition of CompTac Victory Gear. The acquisition adds breadth and depth to one of the leading purveyors of load bearing tactical gear. Bill Babboni announce the acquisition 16 May saying: Dear friends and valued customers, It is … Continue reading

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Firefield AR Multi-Tool Combines 15 Useful Tools In One Package

  (MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Thanks to the new AR Multi-Tool (FF72000) from Firefield, there’s no reason to buy individual tools to clean and perform simple maintenance on your AR-15. The versatile 15-in-1 Multi-Tool combines common tools into one easy-to-carry package. … Continue reading

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Galco Announces Improved Tuck-N-Go IWB Holster!

    PHOENIX, May 2018 Galco Gunleather is very excited to introduce an improved Tuck-N-Go™ IWB holster! Part of Galco’s extremely popular – and popularly-priced – Carry Lite line of holsters, the Tuck-N-Go is constructed of Premium Center Cut Steerhide™. … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER INTRODUCES Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX)

Ballistic Data Xchange is an advanced fire control system for your hunting rifle. The system integrates the Sig Sauer BDX App, running on your smart device, with the company’s KILO2400BDX rangefinder via Bluetooth. Once range is determined, the rangefinder connected … Continue reading

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Hogue Inc. Announces Their Line of SIG SAUER Branded Knives

Henderson, NV – Hogue Knives is proud to announce a partnership with SIG SAUER to produce knives with the “SIG” mark designed to match the grips, and finishes, of many of SIG SAUER’s popular firearms.“Hogue is the manufacturer of many … Continue reading

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Spyderco HO3 Warrior Hawk A Larry Szabo Design

Spyderco and Larry Szabo have created a tool that is a formidable combat weapon; the fact it has multiple uses is a matter of convenience. Yes, you can break glass, breech a locked door and open up a wall to … Continue reading

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BLACKHAWK! to Unveil New Holster and Folding Sight at 2018 National Rifle Association Annual Meetings and Exhibits

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (May 2, 2018) – BLACKHAWK!, an industry leader in tactical products, will launch new products at booth #7530 during the 2018 National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Dallas, Texas, May 4 to 6.The new … Continue reading

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High Speed Gear® adds Comp-Tac Victory Gearᵀᴹ to its Wide Range of Product Offerings.

High Speed Gear is dedicated to building the best 100% Made in the USA, Battle-Proven Tactical GearTM. Swansboro, NC (April 2018) – High Speed Gear makers of the patented TACO® line as well as the full line of Sure-Grip® & … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Spyderco’s 2018 Warrior Hawk

There’s something deliciously medieval about a tomahawk, and this coming month we have a review of the impressive Warrior Hawk from Spyderco coming your way. Designed by martial artist and former Marine, Laci Szabo , the Warrior Hawk can only … Continue reading

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CRKT THE TECHNICIAN™ MULTI-TOOL a Glenn Klecker Design

  Glenn and CRKT created a superb multi-tool that will serve the auto technician, or anyone needing a generously apportioned multi-tool, extremely well. It’s all there,  including the typical CRKT quality. Check it out! Read my review…

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Outland Equipment’s Multi-Mission Axes

Built for the unforgiving environments encountered by military, law enforcement and emergency response professionals, Outland’s American-made Multi-Mission Series axes are reliable tools for rescue and survival situations. Outland Equipment Multi-Mission Axe (MMA) 1503 Mont Vernon, N.H. (April 2018) – Although … Continue reading

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Buck Knives Expands 110 Folding Hunter Line of Knives

Automatic, upgraded blade, and lightweight version options now available Post Falls, ID –4/11/2018 –Buck Knives has introduced a variety of new knives, including additions to the 110 Folding Hunter® line, the knife that put the company on the map in … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: CRKT’s TECHNICIAN MULTI-TOOL

There are a number of task specific multitools on the market, many of questionable quality; however, there are few high quality general purpose multi-tools with a technical orientation. Columbia River Knife and Tool introduced a Glenn Klecker designed multi-tool, the … Continue reading

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