REVIEW – Wilderness Equipment SAS Mk6

ITEM: SAS Mk6 General Purpose Combat Pack

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MANUFACTURER: Wilderness Equipment (WE)

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DESCRIPTION:

An 85 Litre-ish general purpose combat pack with external pockets and an internal X frame.

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Sneak Peek: Crossfire DG-16

Our friends at Crossfire Australia have sent their latest generation patrol pack for me to examine.

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REVIEW – Source Cupron Military Sock

ITEM: Cupron Military Sock

MANUFACTURER: Source Military

DESCRIPTION:

A technical sock, individually fitted for each foot that incorporates extra padding and refinements to the design compared to normal socks.

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REVIEW – Crossfire Dugout Bivvy

ITEM: Dugout Bivvy Bag

MANUFACTURER: Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION:

A single-person, single-skin tent or bivvy bag made of breathable laminate eVent material.

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REVIEW – SealLine ILBE Sack 56L Assault Pack Liner

ITEM: ILBE Sack 56L Assault Pack Liner

MANUFACTURER: SealLiner

DESCRIPTION:

A heavy duty dry bag made of to keep clothing and equipment dry.

Apparently these pack liners are on issue to the US Marines, since they spend a great deal of time crossing surf zones.

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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-6 AUSNICE

ITEM: DG-6 AUSNICE Infantry Pack

MANUFACTURER: Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION:

An 85 litre, general purpose combat pack with external pockets using the NICE Frame.

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REVIEW – Source Commander 5L

ITEM:   Commander 5L Hydration Pack

MANUFACTURER:         Source Tactical

DESCRIPTION:

A small combination hydration pack with inbuilt facility to carry 3 litres of water in a bladder, and 5 litres of cargo capacity. This is the little brother to the Assault 10L reviewed previously.

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REVIEW – Thermarest Prolite 3 in Coyote/Foliage

ITEM:      Military Prolite 3 sleeping mat in coyote/foliage

MANUFACTURER:      Thermarest

DESCRIPTION:      A lightweight, self inflating sleeping mat designed for a paramilitary end-user.

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REVIEW – Source Assault 10 Hydration Pack

ITEM:      Assault 10L Hydration Pack

MANUFACTURER:      Source Tactical

DESCRIPTION:      A small assault combination assault pack with inbuilt facility to carry a 3L water bladder and 10L of cargo capacity.

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REVIEW – Mystery Ranch NICE and AUSNICE Frame

ITEM:    AUSNICE and NICE Pack Frame

MANUFACTURER:      Crossfire (AUSNICE) and Mystery Ranch (NICE)

DESCRIPTION:

A detachable, hybrid external modular pack frame that is the cornerstone of the Mystery Ranch military pack range. Can also be fitted as an after-market upgrade to a great many other pack bags.

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