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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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-6

PRODUCT:      DG-6 Pack

MANUFACTURER:      Crossfire Pty Ltd

DESCRIPTION:
An external frame, large patrol pack with external pockets and a veritable tonne of features.

This item is the Australian company Crossfire’s entry into the non-modular long range or general purpose tactical backpack market. Capacity is listed at 85L (um, 5187 cubic inches).

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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-1 Sniper Pack

ITEM:   DG-1 Sniper Pack, 60L 3-day Assault Pack

MANUFACTURER:  Crossfire

DESCRIPTION:
A 60L, top loading pack that can be loaded for day trips, as a 3-day pack or similar. Designed by Ian Maley of Wilderness Equipment fame.

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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-8 SF

ITEM:     DG-8 SF Pack

MANUFACTURER:     Crossfire

DESCRIPTION:

Long Range variant of the Crossfire DG series. An internal framed, expeditionary sized pack. Straight out of the box, this pack is capable of carrying a whopping 133L+, including all external pouches.

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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-3

PRODUCT:      DG-3

MANUFACTURER:      Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION:

A modular internal frame Patrol pack. Flexible design that is intended to be used as a general purpose pack/ruck for patrolling for several days fully loaded. (more…)


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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-2 Lighthorse

PRODUCT:      DG-2 Lighthorse

MANUFACTURER:      Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION:

An internal framed, modular “hybrid” panel loading travel pack, of 60L capacity designed for mounted troops.

The hybrid designation refers to the civvy market idea of having the best features of a travel bag/duffle bag and hiking pack combined into one unit. (more…)


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