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Leather Knife Sheath? »

After fielding several requests for leather knife sheaths we decided to make a couple of prototypes and ask our customers to vote them in or out of our line. So what do you think? Should we make leather Combat Master knife sheaths? JavaScript needs to be enabled for polling to work. Online Surveys by Constant […]

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Mayweather VS Canelo: A Lesson in Preparedness »

Well, it’s been coming for a long time; Floyd vs. Canelo – the fight of the ages as some bill it! Yet it is to me much more than a fight. It is yet another prime example of how, when humans are properly prepared, we can achieve almost any goal. The preparation, the focus and […]

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6 Military Weapons You Won’t Believe are Real! (Infographic) »

Movies and video games feature a full arsenal of fantastical weapons, but most viewers rightly assume these are the realm of fiction. Here are a few impressive weapons that rest firmly in reality. And yeah we know the .950 JDJ is not a military weapon but we couldn’t resist including the beast! Share this Image […]

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SYRIA-usly? »

We’ve all been watching the news, reading online op-eds and various articles / reports from major news agencies all about the Syria situation. It seems that nobody is even close to being on the same page about the matter. Some say we have the moral obligation to do something, others say better left to the […]

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Prepare for Life’s Zombies »

I am no fan of Zombie pop- culture (well Ok, I admit that the Walking Dead has its moments) and as a manufacturer made sure we didn’t make a bunch of goofy-ass’d lime-green trimmed stuff either! No offense to anybody, but after 2 decades of making top quality MADE IN THE USA gear for our […]

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Every Day Carry (EDC), with a Tactical Mindset »

EDC (Every Day Carry) follows the principle that it is important to have key essentials on you at all times. Here’s the golden rule:  “Better to have and not need, than to need and not have”.  Spec.-Ops.® Brand was founded based on that tenet. Our aid is provided in this effort through our many offerings […]

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Cheek weld is the key to shooting accuracy »

Ok, so you finally have that dream rifle set up the way you want it.  Whether it’s a shotgun,  bolt gun or an AR15, it’s all the same;  proper gun fit (in this case sight alignment) is critical. Gun fit is the easiest and most cost effective area to focus your efforts.  The best ammo, […]

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New Flame Retardant Headgear for the Field »

For years here at Spec.-Ops.® Brand we have been selling our RECON-WRAP, Multi-Function, Multi-Mode head wrap to military and law enforcement personnel. The RECON-WRAP has become a staple headgear item for troops fighting in both Iraq and Afghanistan. One day without one in the sun and dust and you’ll see why! The seamless, stretch-to-fit, moisture […]

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Searching for the Best Tactical Gear, Beware of Imitations! »

Over 20 years ago I got my start in this industry with an obscure little company out here in West Texas by the name of CamelBak.  When I came on board they were barely making it and we had quite a struggle getting that crazy concept of “tube delivered” hydration to be accepted.  By the time […]

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Double Barrel Pistol »

We found this interesting double barrel pistol at SHOTShow 2013.  Brings a whole new meaning to “double-tap”. Details: The AF2011-A1 Double Barrel Pistol comes actually as the very first industrial double barrel semiautomatic pistol of all times. The original idea came about ten years back to Swiss armourer Vivian Mueller, who at the time experienced […]

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