Sneak Peek – Drivers Vest

Kicking it old school.

A blast from the past, memories of my mis-spent youth.

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REVIEW – AttackPak Defender Sustainment Pack

ITEM: Defender Sustainment Pack

MANUFACTURER: AttackPak

DESCRIPTION:

A top loading, long range pack with a unique hip-loading belt arrangement.

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Kit – Using It, Fighting Order

Fighting Order (aka Second Line).

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The previous two articles in this series speaking of the general over-arching concepts (seen HERE) and our Third Line, or Marching Order (seen HERE). Now, let us continue the saga to discuss the Second Line or Fighting/Patrol Order.

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REVIEW – Mystery Ranch Scapegoat 35

ITEM: Scapegoat 35

MANUFACTURER: Mystery Ranch

DESCRIPTION:

A low profile, hunting pack for use in close and tight terrain.

 

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REVIEW – Mystery Ranch SATL

ITEM: SATL Assault Ruck

MANUFACTURER: Mystery Ranch

DESCRIPTION:

An internal frame, top loading general purpose rucksack of 56L capacity.

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REVIEW – High Range Outdoors Bolt10

ITEM: Bolt 10 Daypack
MANUFACTURER: High Range Outdoors
DESCRIPTION:
A lightweight multi-purpose, modular daypack of 10L capacity.

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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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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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SNEAK PEEK – HIGH RANGE OUTDOORS MANBAG

A lovely little man bag arrived in the post for me last week. 

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Kit – Using It, Marching Order

Marching Order (aka 3rd Line)
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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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