GEAR UP

NEW PROD­UCTS TO EN­HANCE YOUR OUT­DOORS EX­PE­RI­ENCE

Knives Illustrated - - News - BY NATHAN TU­VALU

01. 5.11 TAC­TI­CAL IGNITOR BACK­PACK

Able to adapt to any sit­u­a­tion—5.11 main­tains that rep­u­ta­tion with its Ignitor Back­pack. The Ignitor Back­pack is con­structed of an 840D ny­lon bot­tom and rugged 300D rip­stop polyester to over­come any ob­sta­cle and ter­rain. Deep in the field is not the time to find out that your gear is not up to the de­mands of your trip and the solid con­struc­tion com­bined with the durable ma­te­ri­als of the 5.11 Ignitor Back­pack are a good way to en­sure that you and your gear make it back home af­ter a rugged trip.

SPECS:

Di­men­sions: 21 inches (h) x 11 inches (l) x 9.5 inches (w) Ca­pac­ity: 1,617 cu­bic inches and 26.5 liters Ma­te­ri­als: 300D rip­stop polyester/840d ny­lon base MSRP: $175 511Tac­ti­cal.com

02. TOPS APACHE DAWN ROCK­IES EDI­TION

The clas­sics never go out of style, as ev­i­denced with TOPS Knives’ Apache Dawn Rock­ies Edi­tion. The Apache Dawn serves as a model com­bat/field knife. The fin­ger choil fea­ture on the Apache Dawn al­lows for more con­trol dur­ing finer tasks, while the G-10 han­dle scales and pro­nounced fin­ger guard al­low for a bet­ter grip of the Apache Dawn.

SPECS:

Over­all Length: 11.88 inches Blade Length: 6.75 inches Blade Thick­ness: 0.250 inches Weight: 15.5 ounces Blade Ma­te­rial: 1095 high car­bon Han­dle Ma­te­rial: Black G-10 MSRP: $175 Top­sknives.com

03. DOUBLESTAR WRATH

Star15, in con­junc­tion with de­signer Robert Cabr­era, in­tro­duces their stout and light­weight Wrath tom­a­hawk. The Wrath is con­structed out of S7 steel (used for jack­ham­mers) and ap­peases both an­tiper­son­nel and breach­ing chores. The Wrath is per­fect for CQC while main­tain­ing enough tough­ness to cut through a Sedan’s A-pil­lar. Star15 de­signs their own tex­ture of G-10 that ac­com­pa­nies the han­dle of the Wrath. Hand­made G-10 al­lows for a bet­ter grip with/or with­out glove wear.

SPECS:

Blade Length: 2.75 inches Over­all Length: 16.5 inches Blade Ma­te­rial: 0.285-inch S7 steel Color: Doublestar Bronze Han­dle Ma­te­rial: G-10 MSRP: $565 Star15.com

04. CAMILLUS LES STROUD FIRST AID KIT

Sur­vival is ev­ery­thing; Les Stroud knows this with every harsh en­counter he’s tri­umphed. Main­tain a higher level of safety for your­self and your travel mates with Camillus’s Les Stroud Se­ries First Aid Kit. The Les Stroud Se­ries First Aid Kit comes with every ne­ces­sity for de­liv­er­ing first aid when needed most— such as gauze pads, ban­dages, strap hooks, and other vi­tal items.

CON­TENTS:

• Mul­ti­ple com­part­ment in­te­rior for or­ga­ni­za­tion • Pull­out pocket-size first aid kit • An­tisep­tic, al­co­hol and sting relief wipes • Hand san­i­tizer and burn cream • Mul­ti­ple ban­dages, gauze pads and stretch gauze • But­ter­fly wound clo­sures

• 1 Hema-seal blood stop­per ban­dage, 4 inches • 1 First aid tape roll • Var­i­ous medic­i­nal tablets • Cot­ton tip ap­pli­ca­tors • Nitrile exam gloves • Steel for­ceps • Ti­ta­nium non­stick scis­sors • Les Stroud first aid guide

MSRP: $40 Camil­lusknives.com

05. ESSE KNIVES MESS TIN KIT

ESEE Knives and Ran­dall’s Ad­ven­ture Train­ing & Equip­ment Group have gone to great lengths to de­ter­mine the items that would best suit you in a sur­vival sit­u­a­tion and amassed them in this one por­ta­ble kit. Ac­com­pa­nied by a wide va­ri­ety of items from knives to the minu­tia, like wiring and sewing, the kit also in­cludes the es­sen­tials to en­sure your sur­vival such as wa­ter, sig­nal­ing, and fire.

CON­TENTS (SUB­JECT TO SUBSTITUTIONS): • Ran­dall’s Ad­ven­ture and Train­ing large tin • ESEE Candieu Knife • Nav­i­ga­tion items • Sur­vival cards set • Victorinox Hiker Knife • Wa­ter pro­cure­ment • Cordage, snare wire and line • Ba­sic fish­ing kit • Fire start­ing sup­plies • Emer­gency sig­nal­ing • Tape • Sewing nee­dles and Cor­dura patch • And much more… MSRP: $287.60 Eseeknives.com

06. RED HILL SHEATHS PROD­UCTS VARY

Some­times the way you carry your knife is as im­por­tant as how you use it. Not all sheaths are made the same and some­times you have your own idea of how it should fit your kit best. This is where Red Hill Sheaths comes into the pic­ture. With the abil­ity to bring your idea to re­al­ity, Red Hill Sheaths can ac­com­mo­date many dif­fer­ent Ky­dex sheath styles with mul­ti­ple ad­di­tional op­tions to en­hance your carry sys­tem. Be­ing a knife dealer as well means that you might not even need to send your knife in for fit­ting, although de­pend­ing on your knife, there is the pos­si­bil­ity. Check out Red Hill Sheaths to­day and en­hance your carry sys­tem for your fa­vorite knives.

SPECS:

Vary based on or­der Red­hill­sheaths.com

07. BUCK KNIVES 183 BLACK­OUT CROSS­LOCK KNIFE

Buck Knives re­vamps their rec­og­nized Al­pha Cross­lock with their 183 Black­out Cross­lock to fea­ture an in­no­va­tive Law En­force­ment mul­tiuse tool that in­cludes a tanto and saw blade with a strap cut­ter. The Black­out Cross­lock comes coated in non-re­flec­tive black ox­ide with a G-10 han­dle for a bet­ter grip.

SPECS:

Tanto Blade Length: 3 inches Saw Blade Length: 3 inches Closed Length: 4.75 inches Weight: 4.4 ounces Han­dle: G-10 Blade Ma­te­rial: 420HC steel MSRP: $130 Buck­knives.com

08. EDGE PRO PRO 1 KIT - PRO­FES­SIONAL MODEL EDGE PRO SHARPENING

Edge Pro has re­fined knife sharpening with its Pro 1 Kit sys­tem. Adjustable from 6 to 33 de­grees and in­fin­itely in be­tween, with in­di­ca­tor marks at the most com­monly used an­gles, the Pro 1 Kit demon­strates its abil­ity to sharpen any blade up to 5.25-inches wide. Keep all your knives sharp, as well as your friends’ and fam­ily’s, ready for any task with the Edge Pro, Pro 1 Kit.

CON­TENTS:

• Pro­fes­sional Model Edge Pro sharpening sys­tem • 220 grit medium fine wa­ter stone • 400 grit fine wa­ter stone • Mi­crofiber towel • Wa­ter bot­tle • In­struc­tional man­ual • Hard shell car­ry­ing case w/cus­tom foam-fit­ted in­te­rior MSRP: $475 Edge­proinc.com

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.