Pine Survey goes Patreon!

Introduction As you can see, I have decided to give Patreon a shot. With your support I want to maintain work on and with Pine Survey. Providing you with quality content and not merely superficial quantity requires time and resources. For 6 years now, I have been writing, taking pictures and doing reviews on several […]

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Review: ANV Knives – M311 Spelter

Eine deutsche Version dieses Reviews kann im Tacticalforum nachgelesen werden Introduction Like so many other visitors to IWA, I was completely surprised by the impressive booth of Acta Non Verba Knives in Spring 2019. Feeling as if it came out of nowhere, the booth was an inviting attraction with a multitude of knives in the […]

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Field Test: PHANTOMLEAF WASP II Z3A

Introduction In comparison with other blogs I am quite late to the whole PHANTOMLEAF topic, even though I regularly mentioned it after my regular IWA visits in Nuremberg. My late entry to the topic is even stranger since the developer of PHANTOMLEAF (Florian Lenz) was introduced to me by Dom Hyde of PenCott several years […]

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Review: ITW Gear pouches

My fellow contributor Alzwolf took the time to take a closer at ITW Gear’s new and upcoming line up of EDC pouches. Below you will find his observations on these little helpers. Introduction There is a German saying: “order is half of your life”. Who does not know that. When you are on the road, […]

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Review: Vanquest Gear Envoy-13

Introduction This year I did not only have the opportunity to get my hands on an Ibex-26 by Vanquest Gear, but also an Envoy-13 messenger bag. Being now the 4th generation of this bag, I was curious to see what the design department of Vanquest came up with, knowing fully well that they never run […]

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