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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SHOT Show Round-Up: Part 2

In Part 1 of my SHOT Show Round-up (seen HERE), we looked at Range Day.

Now, we continue the series by commencing a look at products and company’s that drew my eye.



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SHOT Show Round-Up: Part 1

SHOT Show 2017 was held on 17-20 January, with a range day on the 16th.


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REVIEW – High Range Outdoors Bolt12

ITEM: Bolt 12

MANUFACTURER: High Range Outdoors

DESCRIPTION: A small daypack that can be used as an Escape & Evasion pack.


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SHOT Show 2017 – The Lead-up

Get ready Las Vegas!

After a hiatus of several years, Packs and Beyond will be attending SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

I’ll give my customary report of stuff that interested me as has been seen in previous years.

It will be an opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new ones, which is something I always enjoy.

Hopefully, America is ready. Ready with Australian English to American English translators so I don’t get arrested for offending others through innocent turn of phrase. And for my dance moves. It was touch and go last time I was in town, narrowly avoiding being arrested for being an affront to good taste whilst on the dance floor.


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