The newest addition to the Fight and Flight Tactical Battle Koozie line is going to knock the socks off anyone who enjoys sipping from a mason jar. The new Backwoods Battle Koozie wraps your favorite jar in insulation to keep the contents cold and protect you from condensation that always seems to drip onto your lap. These will be available in pint and quart sizes at Fight and Flight Tactical.
The High Contrast Wallet from Edge/Equipped is now available. This simple bi-fold wallet isn’t a redesign of the wheel. It is a straight forward wallet that is built to last and look good without breaking the bank.
The simple bi-fold design keeps the wallet very slim but it has plenty of room for cash and cards with its large cash slot and 4 card slots. The exterior of the wallet features Kryptek Typhon with contrasting blaze orange stitching. The interior of the wallet is lined with blaze orange material to give it a visual “pop” and make the contents more visible. The blaze orange interior is so bright that is hard to photograph!
This wallet is built to last. Its made from 1000D Cordura Nylon throughout with polyester thread. All of the edges are bound. It is made by Head On Tactical right here in the USA. Best of all, it costs $15 and you can use discount code “JTT” to save 5%.
Disclosure: I am the owner and operator of Edge/Equipped.
Roger Wang, formerly of Battle Arms Development and currently head of Forward Controls Design, is now publicly showing the LDFA, a forward assist that is specifically designed to be used with ambidextrous charging handles.
The LDFA is a slimmed down forward assist that has had all sharp edges and potential snag points removed. The primary benefit is that the LDFA will not catch on the fingers of a left handed shooter when they operate the charging handle. However, this could also be attractive to those who, like me, don’t use the forward assist, but are not necessarily ready to give it up completely.
Roger speaks about the LDFA in evolutionary terms. The idea is that as a carbine and its associated manual of arms evolves, so should that carbine’s controls. In this case, the forward assist is shrinking into a vestigial tail of sorts due to its less common use. It is an interesting way of approaching development for a weapon that has changed as much as the AR-15 has over the years.
The LDFA will be available soon in parkerized 4340 steel, unfinished Ti, and DLC coated Ti.
Gear Sector has rolled out a new line for 2015 called SFP or Small Foot Print. The SFP line includes multiple smaller and lighter versions of some of Gear Sector’s most popular mounts. These mounts still features the distinctive radius that Gear Sector is known for that allows their mounts to sit flush with Tango Down rail covers.
The GS-342x Surefire Scout Light Offset Flashlight Mount is a smaller and lighter version of their excellent GS-312x series mounts. The new GS-3345 Offset Sling Mount shows just how light these new designs can be weighing in at only .48 oz.
Stay tuned for more new releases in Gear Sector’s SFP line.
KNS Precision announced that they will produce a full suite of a replacement front sight options for Magpul’s MBUS Pro Sights.
Unity Tactical has released their new M-LOK Compatible FUSION Adapter. This simple adapter allows you to turn any M-LOK spec slot into a mounting point for Unity Tactical’s Fusion suite of accessories. This works especially well for lights since it allows them to be mounted very close to the rail.
Bastion LLC just introduced the CARBONEER, a key hanger made entirely from carbon fiber. They are attempting to fund its production via Kickstarter.
Key hangers have become popular in the EDC enthusiast community due to a very simple function that they perform and the benefit it provides. As you can probably guess from the name, a key hanger is used to hang your keys. The benefit is that when this is done from a belt loop it can free up space in your pocket. Alternately, you can hang them from the lip of your pocket with the keys inside which prevents them from sitting in an uncomfortable lump at the bottom of the pocket.
The CARBONEER is laser cut from a single sheet of carbon fiber so it is more than strong enough to suspend heavy key rings. It is skeletonized to reduce weight and add grip. It also features 3 separate attachment holes for key rings to further ensure that your keys don’t bunch together into a lump.
Check out the CARBONEER on Kickstarter.
The Gripstop is now officially part of the B5 Systems line of accessories. B5 System is producing the Gripstop complete with their branding. They have also introducing a new model – the Gripstop-K.
The Gripstop-K is more compact than the original and is skeletonized to reduce weight. It should be right at home on today’s long and light KeyMod and M-LOK rails.
You saw the tease last week and now you can see images of the new Banshee 2.0 from Shellback Tactical. The new features include a mesh pad on the inside of the plate pockets, MOLLE compatible laser cut Hypalon shoulders, integral magazine storage in the cummerbund, and storage on the upper part of the front plate pocket.
Just a few short days ago, your only choice in Glock magazines was OEM magazines that work or Korean imported magazines that don’t work but cost less. Then Magpul rolled out their PMAG17 GL9 and now Elite Tactical System Group (ETS) has thrown their hat into the ring. Things are looking up for Glock shooters.
The ETS Glock magazines will made from the same transparent polymer as their AR-15 magazines which is, to this point, performing fairly well. ETS has stated that they will be developing these magazines in a variety of capacities for the G26, G19, G17, and up to 33 rounds. They expect retail on the G17 magazine to come in under $20. These are expected to start shipping in April.