We have been testing a set of Exoskel Guards for a few weeks now. I found this piece of gear really finds it stride when being used in urban or urban-lite environments. Man-made structures that have nice sharp corners and other protruding objects which you normally try to avoid when navigating through an environment are now used to your advantage when wearing the Exoskel Guards....
Don’t you just love the name?
This is a must have for your SERE / E&E kit. This is the smallest hideout handcuff key I have ever seen. You can clip or tuck it just about anywhere. I have tried this key on a set of ASP handcuffs and a set of peerless, the key work fine on both.....
EOTech EXPS3 / XPS2 reticle break down
Here is a picture to give some details on EOTech EXPS3 / XPS2 Adjustment clicks are 0.5 MOA or 1/2 inch at 100 yards 0.5 MOA @ 50 yards =1/4 inch ......
Adjustment clicks are 0.5 MOA or 1/2 inch at 100 yards
0.5 MOA @ 50 yards =1/4 inch
An average sized man standing 5'8" will fill the 65 MOA outer reticle at 100 yards. Same man will fill half the reticle at 200 yards, and 1/3 of the reticle at 300 yards.
Having an understanding of your optic and its relationship to a known size will help you with range estimation.
Take a little refresher using google-fu look up mil-dot math or check out a sight I have found invaluable :http://www.mil-dot.com/
We took our newly purchased ShieldSak to the field last outing and found that not a single drone could be seen circling overhead. We tested this Radio Frequency protecting security bag with several different types of cell phone....
Water treatment in the field-
At our last class we tried a new water treatment product. I have normally just used Potable Aqua tablets. The main listed ingredient in Potable Aqua is Tetraglycine Hydroperiodide. I did a little research and found that..
Don’t throw out those torn or unserviceable BDU / ACU/ DCU…. Find interesting ways to salvage what’s left. In the picture you see the lower leg portion of an old set of DCU’s....
We just tried out this new product line from Vigilant Gear. It consists of a small Velcro patch pouch which can hold VigilantGears Micro SERE Kit. The kit is small, and very light.
I opted to add the additional Titanium Nano Bogota pick set.
Everything fits nicely into this pouch. The pouch is backed with Velcro loop for attaching to any Velcro hook surface. The front side of the pouch is covered in Velcro hook so any standard moral patch will fasten to the top....
Eberlestock 12 x 12 map case seems darn near bulletproof. Jim has his stuffed full of of grid squares, 50 yards of flight line and even the keys to the humvee, I've been looking all over for those keys...Did anyone ever ask Gunny where to find the Prick-E7 ???
High Speed Gear
HSGI -sure grip padded belt with interior Cobra Belt
HSGI -high speed low drag suspenders
HSGI -Ramp Right Angle Modular Platform -These little ramps do just what you want them too; kick your sub-load out just enough at an angle so your PC or chest rig doesn't interfere with your draw stroke....
The Strider Knives DB-L NSN one of my very favorite knives. I use this tool to cut and pry light to medium weight material, really it will handle just about anything. It is very useful in order to provide loopholes to shoot from, or for better observations, it's just an all around handy piece of kit.