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Review: the Osprey Atmos AG 65 backpack is everything military packs fail to be
“Like a glove.” — Ace Ventura
Review: the Matador Freerain24 waterproof packable backpack is a minor league champ in a major league world
This ultralight pack shines to a point, but may not be best for rugged duty.
Review: Caldwell E-Max Shadows are an active ear protection bargain
Quiet bang for the buck is still bang for the buck.
Review: Staying sharp with the Spyderco Slip Stone sharpener
This sharpener is durable, versatile, and portable.
Review: Walker’s Razor earmuffs are a welcome relief from bad ear protection
The military probably isn’t going to cover your hearing loss.
Review: Is the Wolf Tactical Plate Carrier Vest for fitness, tactical, or both?
Does this plate carrier perform well inside and outside the gym?
Review: Taking a stab at the Gerber Paraframe I
Does this deserve the Gerber's title of "#1 seller"?
Review: Hands-on with the Blackhawk Omnivore holster
Does the Omnivore eat everything?
Review: the Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 21 backpack offers a pared-down daypack for your city pursuits
Meet your assault pack’s MOLLE-less little brother.
Harley-Davidson just built a new motorcycle and the Pentagon is missing out
The latest bike from Milwaukee is even better than the ones that made Harley-Davidson a military icon.
Review: the Crye Precision Modular Pouch aims to be the one MOLLE pouch to rule them all
Can you really use the same pouch for everything?
Review: Are Walker’s Silencer earbuds the ultimate hearing protection?
This ear pro is allegedly some of the best you can get.
Review: Make way for the Nitecore P10i tactical flashlight
Get it done in the dark.
Review: Is the Cold Steel Storm Cloud faster than lightning?
Get yours while you still can!
Review: the Jeo-Tec No. 29 bushcraft survival knife is the real deal in a forest of wannabes
The wild is calling.
Review: the Coleman Xtreme 5 cooler is gameday-ready
Cold beer is always a winning strategy.
Review: the Black Diamond Speed 40 pack is a mountain guide favorite
This minimalist alpine pack has everything you need and nothing you don’t.
Review: Mucking around in the Merrell MOAB 2 Mid Waterproof hiking boots
Here's how these boots stood up to testing.
Review: the Breeo X Series smokeless fire pit is (finally) a better fire pit
If clouds of smoke are preventing you from enjoying backyard cookouts, Breeo has you covered.
Review: the Benchmade Barrage is (almost) a cut above
Press 'F' to pay respects to a flawed-but-excellent knife.
Review: the SOG Dark Energy DE-02 flashlight is your next companion light
This is one of the most lightweight and compact EDC flashlights available today.
Review: Packing a punch with the Streamlight Protac 2L-X
See high, see low, and see far with the Streamlight Protac 2L-X.
Review: Is the CRKT Provoke a boon or a bust?
Could this tactical toy actually be useful in the field?