Field Gear

Coffee and C4: An AAR of Blacksheep At Shelby 2015

     1200: While absurdly unpleasant, that was my drink of choice at Shelby ’15. C4 preworkout powder mixed with only the strongest coffee that the guys at Blacksheep could supply. It kept the blood flowing. At night, the temperature was to be in the high twenties with wind chill, and lower thirties inside the concrete…

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Nostalgia Kills.

http://soldiersystems.net/ By Thomas C. Leitner Nostalgia kills. HSGI and a few other companies have started pushing M81 (AKA NATO Woodland) camouflage patterns recently, and most everyone is really excited that this “highly effective” pattern is making a comeback. Thing is, it’s not highly effective at all, it falls just above UCP (ACU) and Digital Tiger…

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Titan Armor Systems MCAP

http://titanarmorsystems.blogspot.com/ By: Jordan Gober Photography Provided By: Titan Armor Systems LLC.            A few writers at TACSIM have recently had the pleasure of getting in touch with the guys at Titan Armor Systems LLC in Atlanta, GA, and had the pleasure to try and destroy one of the Titan Armor Systems Modular Compact Assault Packs (MCAP)….

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Original SOE Gear, Made in the M***** F****** U.S.A.

www.originalsoegear.com By: Thomas Dixon  Photography Provided By: OSOE Taken from the OSOE website: “Original S.O.E. Gear has been proudly serving the military, law enforcement, emergency medical, and shooting sectors for over ten years. Because we produce gear for the toughest men and women on the planet, we are expected to adhere to the strictest levels…

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Stable, Durable and Comfortable. The ORION BATTLE BELT by Hardpoint Equipment

www.hrdpnt.com by: Thomas Dixon Photography provided by: Hardpoint Equipment           “Intelligent Designs for Extreme Applications”, this is the motto that Thomas the founder, designer and owner of HardPoint Equipment bases his business on. Necessity is the mother of creation. This is the only way I can explain the thought process behind the creation of HardPoint Equipment’s…

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Team Wendy Tactical Exfil Helmet, Protect Yourself!

www.teamwendy.com           By:Thomas Dixon Photos provided by: Team Wendy and Jordan Gober           For the past six months I have been reviewing Team Wendy’s tactical Carbon Bump Helmet. Before we get too far into the helmet itself, let’s look at the company behind it. This is the history…

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Nikes SFB (Special Field Boot) for the extreme athelete

http://store.nike.com/us/en_us/pd/nike-special-field-boot/pid-179377/pgid-771642 By: Thomas Dixon “BUILT FOR HIGH-SPEED RESPONDERS” A modern, athletic boot designed for first responder, the Nike Special Field Boot was engineered to the specifications of world-class heroes, from military professionals to rescue and law personnel. The result: the lightest, fastest-drying, highest-mobility performance boot Nike has ever made”         The Special…

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EOTech XPS3

 http://www.eotech-inc.com/products/sights/xps3     By:Thomas Dixon   Early this year I was surprised by a med size box in the mail. After some investigation I discovered who it was from. The attached invoice said EOTech; needless to say I was happy. After opening the box and discovering an XPS3 and a G36 magnifier it quickly became Christmas in…

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Operation Red Circle.

Tactical Milsim Magazine in Conjunction with AlphaKnight Milsim are partnering up to offer you a 20% discount for the first 5 preregisters using the code TACSIM20 and a 10% discount for the following 20 using TACSIM10 (please note that codes are case sensitive, must be all upper case) For more information go to http://alphaknightsmilsim.com/events/ . Don’t forget to find TACSIM booth at…

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Don’t be afraid of the D.A.R.K.

www.darkangelmedical.com  By: Thomas A. Dixon Simplicity under stress is their motto and they meet it 100% with this simple yet loaded blow out kit. Weighing in at just 15.5 oz. fully loaded and measuring 8” x 3.5” x 3.5” this kit has everything you need to treat almost any major battlefield or range trauma you…

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