SHOT Show 2018 – Part 2

Just like last year, I’m planning on presenting my observations of SHOT show products and companies in several parts. Both to make it easier to write and digest for you, the reader.
Let me know if you like this format.



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SHOT Show 2018 – Part 1

SHOT Show 2018 was held in Las Vegas from the 23rd to the 26th of January this year.
As per last year, Packs and Beyond was acting as an ambassador for Crossfire Australia ( We would like to thank Crossfire Australia once more for this great opportunity.


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Kit – Using It, Marching Order

Marching Order (aka 3rd Line)
This “how-to” has been a long time coming. I had a draft, with pictures all ready for publishing, but the hard drive I store my documents on died. It’s taken me a significant period of time to get caught back up to where I’m relatively happy (or happier) with the level of detail I need for this article.


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Seasons Greetings – 2017

It’s that time of year again everyone.


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So… You think you can design? (Part 6)

Since our last announcement awhile ago (see HERE), there have been some exciting developments for our M-Lok compatible forearm for the Marlin 336.


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REVIEW – Green Can Lockers

ITEM: Green Can Locker Hardware Kit
MANUFACTURER: Captain Johns Green Can Locker
Aftermarket hardware that allows a surplus ammunition liner (ammo can) to be locked up with a small padlock.


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SITE VISIT – Australian Defence Apparel (ADA)

We have some exciting news to share here at Packs and Beyond:
Our latest Trip Report.


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INDUSTRY NEWS – Outdoor Tactical Elite’s 5.11 Day

Outdoor Tactical Elite here in Brisbane had their 5.11 day VIP event last week.


I was fortunate to receive an invite to this event.


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INDUSTRY NEWS – High Range Outdoors

There’s been some really big news from High Range Outdoors this week.

I’ll let you read their own press release to us:


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SHOT Show Round-Up: Part 3


The third part of my adventures at SHOT Show.


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