REVIEW – VARUSTELEKA THERMAL CLOAK

ITEM: TST Thermal Cloak

MANUFACTURER: Varusteleka Särmä

DESCRIPTION:

A multi-functional thermal cloak that is capable of being used as a coat/cloak, sleeping bag, tarp or emergency shelter.

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REVIEW – VERTX GUNFIGHTER SHIRT


ITEM:
Gunfighter Shirt

MANUFACTURER: Vertx

DESCRIPTION:

A budget priced, yet functional uniform shirt for high-performance usage whilst still maintaining suitable professional uniform appearance for agencies.

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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-16 Long Range

ITEM: DG-16

MANUFACTURER: Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION: Modular general purpose 85L Patrol pack with external polymer frame.

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TRIP REPORT – OXFAM TRAILWALKER, JUNE 2019

So, my fellow scout leader Hawk had a brilliant thought:

We should walk the Oxfam Trailwalker.

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Oxfam Trailwalker is a challenging event that changes lives. Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane, 21-23 June 2019, sees teams walking 100km or 55km through the beautiful D’Aguilar National Park.

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REVIEW – High Range Outdoors Manbag

ITEM: Manbag

MANUFACTURER: High Range Outdoors

DESCRIPTION:

A satchel style manbag for the urban or real jungle.

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SHOT Show 2019 – Part 3

Editors note:

This year, Packs and Beyond was conducting a few activities behind the scenes at SHOT Show.

Due to consulting opportunities we had several team members attending SHOT Show. For some of the team, it was their first time attending SHOT.

Here, Chris shares a neophytes first view of SHOT Show.

I hope you all enjoy Chris’s first report for us.

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New Developments in Marksmanship Principles and Training

Alright, some new thoughts from my tired old brain.

I’ve been fortunate to learn some of the latest in marksmanship training on my travels overseas to the US.

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SHOT SHOW 2019 – Part 2

Part 2 of our Shot Show coverage is now ready.
Once more, we at Packs and Beyond would like to thank Crossfire Australia (crossfire.com.au) for their most generous support.

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SHOT SHOW 2019 – Part 1

SHOT Show 2019 was held in Las Vegas from the 22nd to the 25th of January this year.
Packs and Beyond once more was acting as an ambassador for Crossfire Australia (http://crossfire.com.au/). We would like to thank Crossfire Australia once more for this great opportunity.

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Seasons Greetings – 2018

It’s the end of another year.  

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Let us, the team here at Packs and Beyond wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your loved ones. 

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It’s been a pretty tough year around these parts. 

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