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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Review: Kizlyar Supreme Santi D2

Introduction It’s been a while since I wrote a knife review here on Pine Survey. Even more so a review about the Russian knife company Kizlyar Supreme. If I recall correctly, the last one was about the Survivalist, so this review will be a nice change in topic. As you can see I got a […]

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Review: Giena Tactics – Strider Anorak

Introduction I have been following the designs of Giena Tactics for about two years now, ever since Perunika sent me on a recce mission during IWA 2018. This year, the exchange during the show ended in the result of me getting two pieces of apparel. First, the Ranger pants, which I will write about in […]

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Tourniquet Tuesday: SOF-tourniquet Gen 4

This is the last review of the Tourniquet Tuesday series! Thank you for tuning in and many thanks to my dear friend Alzwolf, who will give you his take on the Generation 4 of the SOF-T! SOF® Tourniquet Gen 4 https://www.tacmedsolutions.com Introduction I already introduced you to the SOFT T-W GEN 3 tourniquet by Tactical […]

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