The guys of UF PRO had a busy year and their booth at IWA 2018 was just as busy. Everytime when I see pictures from military or police operations and maneuvres in Europe, I see their pants. So many units are using their clothes that it really blows my mind. At the show they showcased […]

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The semi-custom knives of Bark River are always a pleasure to see, own and use. Jenni from Klingenwelt was showcasing the newest additions to the line up and was at the show to answer any relevant questions. With all the high tech materials and designs it is always nice to see some old school blade […]

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Helikon-Tex did not disappoint during this years IWA. As every year they come up with new ideas and set the bar higher constantly. Having several new pack designs, but also jackets, fleeces and hoodies, next to other accessoires, it was crazy to look through the whole line up. PenCott Wildwood will be available from May […]

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For the second time (after some time), Microtech Knives was at IWA 2018 and showcased their excellent Out the Front knives (OTFs). Microtech is looking to expand into the European market, making their knives more available. I certainly hope they manage to do so, since I consider these knives among the best OTFs out there.

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I am currently processing hundreds of pictures, so bear with me. Starting my IWA 2018 galleries with Spartan Blades. Mark and Curtis are always a pleasure to catch up with and this year they had several new things to show. New knives like the Formido, the Hybris or the Kranos New limited Editions of the […]

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Review: KarrimorSF – Thor 40

Last year, KarrimorSF introduced several new pack designs – one of them the Thor 40. The guys were kind enough to send me one and after several months of me using the pack I am finally able to present you my personal opinion and observations. With the Thor 40, KarrimorSF is adding a full clamshell […]

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Review: UF PRO – M1 Field Jacket

With the M1 Field Jacket, Uf Pro introduced a product which is different from its usual line-up. Following a more casual look and going into the EDC world, this jacket leaves the military world behind, although it has direct roots in it. Let me explain: Both the heritage of the M1 Field Jacket and the […]

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Review: Tasmanian Tiger Tac Case S

For 2018, Tasmanian Tiger will be introducing a smaller version of its Tac Case Messenger Bag: the Tac Case S. Considerably smaller in size it is a more compact companion for users who do not need to carry huge loads with them, but still insist on having the essentials at their disposal. Being a model […]

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