Review: Tasmanian Tiger Modular Hip Bag

Tasmanian Tiger – TT Modular Hip Bag Introduction Fanny bags, hip bags (or whatever one might call them these days) have made a significant comeback in the last few years. For a long time ridiculed as an embarrassing blast from the past – especially the 80s, their practicality and versatility made them reappear with almost […]

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Urban Camouflage: Phantomleaf WASP II Z4

Phantomleaf Wasp II – Z4 Introduction Urban camouflage is an underrepresented topic outside of military circles. And while there are many patterns out there, commercially available and/or developed by government research centers for the military, not that many of them have been fielded. I have written about PenCott Metropolis in the past, also covering several […]

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Review: Spartan Blades – Machai

Introduction In late March I wrote about the new “Silver Line” by Spartan Blades, including (among two other knives) the Machai. It is part of a new line up of blades under the umbrella of newly founded Pineland Cutlery, a merger of Ka-Bar Knives and Spartan Blades. So if you want to know that particular […]

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Review: ANV Knives – M200 HT

Introduction When I met Ondřej from Acta Non Verba Knives during their showcasing event in Vienna at Lorenzi, we not only discussed the M311 Spelter, but also the M200 Hard Task. After my review on the M311 I reached out to Ondřej again, and we decided to give the M200 HT some closer look at […]

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Review: Helikon-Tex – Tactical Hoodies

Introduction Last year in Autumn, Helikon-Tex was kind enough to send me a huge care package of their Urban Line. Part of it were two of their hoodies. The “Urban Tactical Hoodie (Fullzip)” and the “Covert Tactical Hoodie (Fullzip)”. It took some time for me to make a decent review, because first the weather was […]

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