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Posts Tagged Tactical

5.11 Sabre 2.0 – numerous improvements!

Posted by on Saturday, 7 April, 2012

Years ago I bought a 5.11 Sabre Jacket, which I reviewed here. Now 5.11 has updated their Sabre into the Sabre 2.0. Normally, with software an update in version number does not necessarily mean the actual product has become better. However, the Sabre 2.0 compares well to the original and is a great improvement on a great jacket. Read the rest of this entry »

HAIX Fire Flash Gamma boots

Posted by on Sunday, 8 January, 2012

When fighting fire, having the right equipment is essential. This is true for both the equipment such as hoses, the fire truck and rescue equipment, as well as for personal protective equipment. Reliable and qualitatively good equipment can make the difference between life and death in risky situations.

Footwear might at first glance not be the most important thing: a good protective suit and a self-contained breathing apparatus are very important too. However, sometimes incidents require the fire fighters to stand outside for long times on end in cold and wet conditions. When fighting fire inside a building good footwear is essential to keep the body protected from the heat.
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Dump Pouch: 5.11 VS Condor

Posted by on Thursday, 29 December, 2011

When it comes to versatility of load bearing equipment, there’s nothing that can beat the dump pouch: a MOLLE-attachable, foldable pouch. Read the rest of this entry »

Ultimate Survival Tools: Ducttape

Posted by on Saturday, 6 August, 2011

When you go out camping, when on the road, or just whenever, ducttape can always help out. It’s strong, easy to use (and reuse) and highly versatile. It’s just a pain to lug around a 50m roll of it. Here’s the solution! Read the rest of this entry »

Condor Tactical Belt

Posted by on Friday, 22 July, 2011

Condor produces tactical gear, just like 5.11 and Blackhawk!, though Condor’s products are generally cheaper. I bought a Tactical Belt for EUR 14 to see if they’re any good. Read the rest of this entry »