Tomahawk Refurb Project

Inspiration came to me on a lazy Sunday afternoon for a new project:
Replacing the handle on my tomahawk.

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The current handle is polymer synthetic, and it’s way to flexible to be useful.

 

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INDUSTRY NEWS – Crossfire Australia and Qore Performance

Some great news from our old friends Crossfire Australia partnering up with Qore Performance.

Here, both companies have a chinwag about their capabilities and integration of both companies equipment.

It’s a fascinating discussion. I’ll have to acquire one to try out for integrated hydration options.

https://youtu.be/gbw4Iytxmu4

https://www.qoreperformance.com/


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SNEAK PEEK: Kondalilla Falls and the DG-3 Slick

Thanks to our old friends and long time supporters at Crossfire Australia, we had an opportunity to try out a new pack.
The DG-3 Slick is an internal frame, less “tactical” looking pack for those wanting to look a little bit less obvious, or just not needing external pouch capability.

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Seasons Greetings – 2021

Let me take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year.

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If you’re working or deployed, please watch your flanks and stay safe. Know that we are thinking of you in these times.
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It’s still been a rough time for many out there, and it’s my sincerest wish that things get better for you and your loved ones treading those more challenging paths.
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TRIP REPORT – LandForces Conference, June 2021

LandForces Conference was on again this year.

It’s billed as a forum for decision-makers throughout the region to enable networking opportunities between manufacturers, senior management (both civil and military), and equipment/service suppliers. This means there’s some really big international conglomerates as well as small business.

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This is what winning feels like…

This is what winning feels like:- Quiet exultation, tinged with bittersweet sadness. 

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My latest article on fighting order evoked some very interesting responses on one of the Facebook pages I posted it on. 

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A Group Shot or…. I emptied my shed!

A challenge was set awhile back by someone who didn’t believe me when I said I have “a few packs”.

This is after doing a decent cull of the herd last year too.

So what do we have here?

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*Ahem*

21x packs of various types/sizes

1x satchel (HRO)

3x sets of chest webbing (I know there’s another set of belt webbing somewhere in the shed)

2x plate carriers

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Can anyone pick what I’ve got in the line-up?


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Sneak Peek – AttackPAK

We’ve spoken of our friends at AttackPAK previously.
We met them a couple of years ago at SHOT Show, and they’ve done us a huge favour by sending a Defender Sustainment pack for evaluation and review.

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Christmas Wishes – 2020

It’s been a pretty rough year for many.

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After losing a dream role in April due to the pandemic, I’ve been unemployed for most of it, living in my parents place.

I can only hope that 2021 brings positive change to all of you.

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Despite the negativity of the year, it’s been an excellent chance to appreciate what I do have:

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Christmas Wishes – 2019

Let us here at Packs and Beyond take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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