PROJECT INPUT SOUGHT – Medic Packs

Team,

I have some amazing news and opportunity for you all.

A well known, upstanding, popular commercial designer and longtime supporter to this site has commenced a project to provide the best possible fully specialist packs. In this case, a medic pack.

(more…)


Posted in Blog, Civilian, Military, Packs & Webbing, Specialist by with 1 comment.

Sneak Peek – High Range Outdoors Bolt 12

Another item that we’ve had opportunity to play with from our friends at High Range Outdoors.

img_2666

(more…)


Posted in Blog, Civilian, High Range Outdoors, Military, Short Trip, Specialist by with no comments yet.

Industry News – High Range Outdoors

Our friends at High Range Outdoors have some great news to reveal.

The first one is new product – a small 12L pack.

The second one is development of a new quick release buckle.

(more…)


Posted in Civilian, Packs & Webbing, Short Trip, Specialist by with no comments yet.

REVIEW – Techvest Underground Load Bearing Vest

ITEM: Tech Vest Underground Load Bearing Vest

MANUFACTURER: Tech Vest Australia Pty Ltd

DESCRIPTION:

A load-bearing vest intended for use in underground mining, based upon the South African M83 Assault Vest.

IMG_2477

(more…)


Posted in Civilian, Gear, Packs & Webbing, Specialist by with 8 comments.

REVIEW – MilTemptech Mapping Templates

 

ITEM: Coordinate Scale and Protractor, and the Warfighting Symbology Stencil
MANUFACTURER: Military Template Technology Pty Ltd

DESCRIPTION:

Navigation aid and map marking stencil.

IMG_2307

(more…)


Posted in Military, Miscellaneous Equipment, Specialist by with no comments yet.

REVIEW – LittleLife Cross Country S2 Baby Carrier

ITEM: Cross Country S2 Baby Carrier

MANUFACTURER: LittleLife

DESCRIPTION:

A slimline backpack style baby carrier with a small cargo capacity.

IMG_1314

.

(more…)


Posted in Civilian, Packs & Webbing, Specialist by with 2 comments.

REVIEW – SORD SIP CHEST RIG

ITEM: SIP (Specialist Insertion Platform) Chest Rig

MANUFACTURER: SORD Australia

DESCRIPTION:

A low profile, narrow faced chest-rig intended for use during specialist insertion (or extraction) methods then discarded for mission equipment.

IMG_2228

(more…)


Posted in Civilian, Military, Packs & Webbing, SORD Australia, Specialist by with no comments yet.

REVIEW – Eigar Velo 8 Hydration Pack

ITEM: Velo 8 Hydration Pack

MANUFACTURER: Eiger

DESCRIPTION:

A very basic, bare-bones hydration carrier.
IMG_2113
(more…)


Posted in Civilian, Miscellaneous Equipment, Short Trip, Specialist by with no comments yet.

REVIEW – Mystery Ranch Pack Accessories

ITEMS: SpadeLock and Stick-it Pack Accessories

MANUFACTURER: Mystery Ranch

DESCRIPTION:

Accessories to aid in external and internal organisation of a Mystery Ranch backpack.

The SpadeLock system allows internal organisation whilst the Removable Stick-It aids in external stowage.

IMG_1680

(more…)


Posted in Civilian, Military, Mystery Ranch, Packs & Webbing, Specialist by with 1 comment.

REVIEW – OnePlanet Tasman Hybrid Travel Pack

ITEM: Tasman Hybrid Travel Pack

MANUFACTURER: OnePlanet

DESCRIPTION:

A hybrid travel pack that is designed to be used for adventure trekking in the wilderness, or backpacking (dare I say even “glamping”) through the urban jungle.

Hybrid packs can be stowed as “normal” looking suitcase or duffel bag type luggage, with a hide-away harness feature that allows hip loading backpack to be used for full carrying comfort. Other sites like https://planettravelerusa.com/ often recommend hybrid packs for adventures in the outdoors, so it’s not hard to see why the Tasman was designed as one.

IMG_1388

(more…)


Posted in Civilian, Long Range, Packs & Webbing, Specialist by with 2 comments.