Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pros Compact Unobtrusive Works Cons Difficult to open Uncomfortable to use Tool of last resort The Swiss+Tech Utilikey is an interesting product. Using the Utilikey is like drinking Natural Light, it’s not great, but it beats nothing. Barely. Marketed as … Continue reading

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Denel PAW-20

I’m torn about the Denel Neopup PAW-20. It looks like a weapon from a video game, with a pistol grip mounted on the right side of the receiver and a profile dreamed up by a teenager raised on anime. If … Continue reading

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TYR Assaulters Sustainment Pack

TYR Tactical has released an interesting new backpack, the TYR Assaulters Sustainment Pack. Weighing in at svelte 21.2 oz, the ASP holds 360 cubic inches internally and can nearly double that capacity with an additional estimated 640 cubic inches of … Continue reading

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Magpul MBUS Gen 2

Magpul has released a second generation version of their popular MBUS back-up sight. The folding front and rear sights looks sleeker and more refined. The AR style rear aperture and front post folding sights are injection molded and available in … Continue reading

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Cold Steel The Spike

Pros Wicked Sharp Good sheath retention Good grip retention Thick strong blade Scandinavian grind Cons Too heavy for neck carry Not very concealable Scandinavian grind Narrow handle may not be comfortable for large hands The Cold Steel Spike is something … Continue reading

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Spec-Ops T.H.E. Messenger Bag: Update

Spec-Ops appears to be in the middle of a pretty substantial overhaul of their website. While T.H.E. Messenger Bag isn’t available through the web store yet, I did get a response from a customer service rep letting me know they … Continue reading

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