Review: Frog.Pro SFD-Responder

During this years IWA expo in Nuremberg, I discovered a very interesting piece of equipment, which awakened my interest immediately: The SFD Responder by the Italian company Frog.Pro. Why? Because for a long time I was looking for a concealed carry option for certain objects as well as my IFAK. And as luck would have […]

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Review: TT Tac Sling Pack 12

Slingbags or -packs are available for several years now and are one way to fill the gap between backpacks and messenger bags. Sometimes successfully, sometimes not so much. With the TT Tac Sling Pack 12, Tasmanian Tiger is offering a product which falls under this particular description, and of course the immediate question is, if […]

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Review: Helikon-Tex Urban Admin Pouch

During last years IWA exhibition (2016), Helikon-Tex introduced several new products, ranging from bushcraft, mil/le products up to urban products. For said urban line, Helikon-Tex developed an admin pouch, which is meant to meet the needs of everyday urban life – be it civilian or law enforcement. In doing so, the pouch incorporates several interesting […]

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Review: Tilak Verso jacket

Tilak is one of my favorite technical apparel companies since I was introduced to them in 2015 and got one of their jackets the same year: the Tilak Loke (you can read about it here). Since the Loke is not lined, I was never able to use it through the colder seasons – which I […]

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Review: Helikon-Tex Windrunner lightweight windshirt

For several weeks now, I am using a Helikon-Tex Windrunner shirt and would like to take the opportunity to give you my impression of this very lightweight piece of gear. According to Helikon-Tex it is designed to be an outer layer for athletic activities like running, or as an additional layer over your clothes, if […]

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Fieldtest: US M81 versus PL Woodland

In previous camouflage comparisons I have focused mainly on the newest and/or dominant patterns available and those in use by „western“ militaries. At the same time I was restricted to what was at hand. As you know, I got my hands on quite a lot of camouflage patterns in the previous months so I am […]

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