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15% Off and Free Shipping in December at Bravo Concealment

Bravo Concealment is offering 15% off sitewide and free shipping for the entire month of December. This would be a great time to pick up that holster you have had your eye on or stuff some stockings with quality kydex.

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Jerking the Trigger Gift Guide – Cheap Procrastinator Edition

I have been getting heavy pressure to come up with a gift guide which I have generally resisted because, well most of what I write could generally be used as a gift guide, especially the Bargain or Just Cheap? and The EDC Tool Roll series. The JTT inbox had two emails in it yesterday asking about affordable gift ideas. While I am generally the least imaginative gift giver ever, I am relenting.

The following gift ideas cost less than $40 (much less in most cases) and you should be able to have them to your door before Christmas if you act fast.

Mini Pliers

Even if a guy already has a hundred pairs of pliers, the sight of these handy little buggers hanging out of a stocking will kick off MacGyver fantasies in any man.

The Knipex Cobras would be my pick but Tekton and Channellock both have more affordable, USA made options: Mini Pliers Comparison

Mini Ratchets

The VIM Tools HBR5 and GearWrench Micro Driver are going to appeal to every gun guy and tool guy. These tiny ratchets have the ability to drive both sockets and driver bits.

The GearWrench Micro Driver is often available at Sears on sale this time of year: GearWrench Micro Driver

The VIM Tool HBR5 is probably one of the top picks in this guide. It’s cheap, well made, incredibly handy, and one of the most popular entries ever in The EDC Tool Roll series: VIM Tools HBR5

Snake Eater Tactical IWB Magazine Pouches

These things are awesome. They can be used IWB or OWB and will fit every handgun mag the recipient owns. They also happen to be very affordable at $12. Get you order in soon: SET IWB Mag Pouch

Screwpop Utility Knife

These utility knives are cheap but handy which makes them the perfect stocking stuffer. No one can resist a tool that cuts stuff and open bottles: Screwpop Utility Knife

Fix It Sticks Replaceable Edition

This handy little screwdriver is right at home in an EDC tool kit or range bag. They are made in the USA by a company that doesn’t hate your guns… in fact, they make tools specifically for them: Fix It Sticks Replaceable Edition

Kershaw E-Train

If you know someone who is into training for self defense, why not get them a training knife like the Kershaw Emerson E-Train. Its affordable, well made, and it’s the kind of thing every gun/knife guy should have: Kershaw Emerson E-Train

ESEE Avispa and Zancudo

The ESEE Avispa and Zancudo are incredible knives for the money. They both carry easily, cut aggressively, and are backed with the ESEE warranty. That is hard to beat for the price: ESEE Avispa and Zancudo

ESEE Avispa D2

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Tactical Works Gift Guide

Tactical Works has released their Christmas Gift Guide: Tactical Works Holiday Gift Guide

The guide contains ideas ranging from affordable stocking stuffers to those open-this-last type items. There is something for everyone and every budget on the list. Speaking of budget… There are also a few special savings at the end of the list including a coupon for Elzetta Lights and a $25 AR308 Free Float Handguard!

Check out the Gift Guide at the link above and visit TacticalWorks.com.

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New Pistol Compensators from KE Arms

Kudos to KE Arms for arranging to have holsters available simultaneously with the announcement of their new line of pistol compensators.

KE Arms is pleased to announce the release of our pistol compensators!  Machined from 7075 T5 Aluminum Billet and Mil-Spec hardcoat anodized, these comps are machined to attach to any 1/2-28TPI barrel.

Available in 2 different thread lengths to accommodate the widest range of barrels and secured with 2 set screws.  Made in the USA.

The Enhanced Compensator features 2 top ports to effectively reduce muzzle flip by up to 40%

Enhanced Compensator Short Threads MSRP $79.95
http://www.kearms.com/store/p/890-Enhanced-Comp-Two-Ports-Short-Threads.aspx

1.284″ long x 1.005″ Wide x 0.753″ Tall
0.233″ relief on back of Comp before threads start.
0.259″ of threads

Enhanced Compensator Long Threads MSRP $79.95
http://www.kearms.com/enhanced-comp-two-ports-long-threads.aspx

1.535″ long x 1.005″ Wide x 0.753″ Tall
0.233″ relief on back of Comp before threads start.
0.510″ of threads

The Carry Compensator features a single top port to reduce length while still offering excellent muzzle flip reduction.

Carry Compensator Short Threads MSRP $69.95
http://www.kearms.com/store/p/903-Carry-Comp-Short-Threads.aspx

0.886 ” long x 1.005″ Wide x 0.753″ Tall
0.233″ relief on back of Comp before threads start.
0.259″ of threads

Carry Compensator Long Threads MSRP $69.95
http://www.kearms.com/carry-comp-long-threads.aspx

1.136″ long x 1.005″ Wide x 0.753″ Tall
0.233″ relief on back of Comp before threads start.
0.510″ of threads

Looking for a holster to accommodate your compensator equipped pistol?  Our Industry partners at We Plead the 2nd https://wepleadthe2nd.com/ can make a holster to accommodate your pistol and carry needs.

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WTF PIMPS

Whiskey Two Four (WTF) just rolled out the first of several new Practical Integrated Modular Platform, Scalable (PIMPS) components (See? That title wasn’t click-bait). PIMPS is a layered system of modular accessories built with WTF’s laser cutting precision.

The base component is a compact chest rig with a loop material face and wide, MOLLE compatible shoulder straps. The end user can then add accessory panels to build the system up from compact chest rig, all the way to serious load bearing gear.

WTF already offers a user configurable, MOLLE compatible panel and the M4 Carry All Accessory Panel. Other manufacturer’s panels with the industry standard attachment setup may also work with PIMPS.

WTF also offers the PIMPS Saddle Bags for when you really need to expand the carrying capacity of your chest rig. These general purpose pouches attach over the PIMPS chest rig in such a way that accessory panels may still be attached.

You can expect several new items to be added to the PIMPS line up in the coming weeks. Check out PIMPS at WTFIdea.com.

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New Double M4 Mag/Carry All Pouch from Whiskey Two Four

Whiskey Two Four’s new Double M4 Mag/Carry All Pouch is a classic, double M4 magazine pouch rendered in modern materials. It is constructed from laser cut ACRONYM material – Whiskey Two Four’s own proprietary laminate fabric. The result is a pouch that is lightweight and durable.

The pouch features full flap coverage with mil-spec Velcro closure. The Velcro fields are very tall so that the flap can accommodate objects of varying height. It also features an elastic tensioner to keep the pouch tight when it is carrying smaller items or a single magazine. The pouch is MOLLE compatible and comes with 2 WTFix straps.

Check out the new Double M4 Mag/Carry All Pouch at it’s introductory price at WTFIdea.com.

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Free Shipping in December at Gadsden Dynamics

Gadsden Dynamics is offering free shipping during the month of December. Use code FREESHIPPING at checkout.

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Beez Combat Systems Extreme Lightweight Plate Carrier

The new Extreme Lightweight Plate Carrier (ELP) is similar in appearance to Beez Combat Systems’ Extreme Concealable Plate Carrier but it differs in some key ways. The ELP plate pockets are constructed from stretchable tweave material and designed around thinner plates (1/2 – 3/4″ thick). The form fitting plate pockets, flat shoulder straps, and elastic cummerbund make for a very concealable carrier.

Beez Combat Systems Extreme Lightweight Plate Carrier

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B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. Announces Caylen Wojcik as Latest Brand Ambassador

December 8, 2017 (Redmond, WA)

B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. is proud to announce that Caylen Wojcik has been appointed its newest Brand Ambassador. Caylen is a renowned subject matter expert on long range, precision rifle shooting and is no stranger to B.E. Meyers. Over the past several years Caylen has worked with the B.E. Meyers’ Engineering Team, providing a hands on experience to both educate and enhance product design and development. His input and expertise have played a fundamental role in the combined efforts that have made products like the MAWL™ what it is today.

“Over the last few years, we’ve been fortunate enough to work with Caylen as part of new product development and R&D projects, as well as participate in his long-range precision rifle courses which are absolutely outstanding,” said Matt Meyers, C.E.O. of B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. “As one of the most talented precision rifle subject matter experts in the industry, Caylen also has a tremendous technical knowledge that he combines with real-world experience. We are terrifically proud to call Caylen a friend and we are humbled to welcome him as the latest B.E. Meyers & Co. Inc. brand ambassador.”

Caylen Wojcik began his career in the United States Marine Corps as an infantryman, and quickly moved into the scout/sniper community. Within the sniper community he served in almost every billet available to a scout/sniper, to include serving as an instructor at the Scout/Sniper Basic Course, as well as serving as an instructor at 1st Special Operations Training Group for the Urban Sniper and Urban Reconnaissance and Surveillance courses. Caylen participated in a combat deployment to Iraq where he sustained an injury which led to a transition in career from military to the private sector. Since then Caylen has continued to provide instruction in the areas of long range precision shooting to responsible armed citizens, law enforcement agencies, and military units from around the country.

Caylen is a published author, and a competition record holder. He is an avid backcountry hunter and precision rifle competitor, and uses these disciplines to formulate new training programs that create more effective shooters.

As a B.E. Meyers Brand Ambassador, Caylen will focus on reaching the precision shooter community through education and outreach as he continues in his role as the Director of Training at the Gunwerks shooting school in Cody, Wyoming.

For more information about B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. please visit www.bemeyers.com

B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. (www.bemeyers.com) is an ISO 9001:2008-certified manufacturer of optoelectronic devices used in defense and law enforcement applications. B.E. Meyers & Co. has produced various pointers and illuminators for both JTAC and UAS applications in the SWIR and NIR wavelengths for the last eleven years. The company’s core technologies include infrared and visible lasers for weapons aiming and illumination; non-lethal visual disruption green lasers for long-range hail and warning; night-vision devices; and long-range surveillance systems. Customers include all branches of the U.S. Military; Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies; foreign defense and security organizations; and defense contractors worldwide. Established in 1974, B.E. Meyers’ business offices, engineering, and manufacturing operations are located in Redmond, Washington.

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Fix It Sticks AR-15 Tools

Fix It Sticks just rolled out a suite of AR-15 specific tools and bits. They are offering two kits are based around their Fix It Stick Replaceable tools which feature two separate bit drivers than can be combined to form a single t-handle driver. The only difference between the two kits is your choice of a hard case or MOLLE compatible soft case.

The kits include:

  • Set of Fix It Sticks
  • Bolt Carrier Group Scraper
  • Metal Pin Punch
  • Castle Nut Wrench
  • Bronze Scraper
  • Steel Pick
  • Non-Marring Plastic Pin Punch
  • Cleaning Brush Bit
  • A2 Front Sight Adjustment Bit
  • Set of Brass Cleaning Rods (can accept 8-32 threaded attachments)
  • Set of two bit adapters to allow for 8-32 threaded components
  • 12 Chrome Plated 1/4″ Bits
  • Carrying Case (choice of hard or soft)

Several of the items in the kit are AR-15 specific tools developed by Fix It Sticks for use with their tools or any tool that accepts 1/4″ shank bits. If you already own a set of Fix It Sticks or another driver you can order the AR-15 specific bits separately.

Check out the AR-15 Products at Fix It Sticks.

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