Giveaway RECOIL Issue 24 Web Contest – And there was much rejoicing Recoil Staff March 8, 2012 Join the Conversation You read about it in our last issue. Here's your chance to win some excellent kit from 5.11 Tactical. We're offering up a sandstone backpack or a hard case; the pack? It's a Rush24. The case? Hard Case 42. Yes, we know, in the print issue it says Rush25 — that's because the already outstanding 24 automatically gets bumped up a pay grade when it becomes affiliated with RECOIL. We'd have made it a Rush250 but that seemed a little too cocky. RECOIL Issue 24 Web Contest Details So, the hardcase is obviously designed to store your long gun, though it will also do yeoman work carrying around other items like violins or the extra prosthetic leg some of our more badass and motivated veteran friends show off occasionally in their IG videos. It's injected molded to be crush- and dust-proof and it's fully submersible — you can put this thing at the bottom of a pool if you're so inclined. A little rain damn sure isn't going to bother it. It'll resist a temperature range of –70°F to +160°F, has a unique 5.11 tongue and groove system and replaceable o-ring seal (that's what she said), an automatic breather valve that allows pressure equalization while preventing liquid ingress to Mil-STD-648C, and resistance to UV, Solvents, Corrosion and fungus per MIL-STD-810G. There are also overmolded handles at the top and side, trigger release latches for quick access and a stackable design for armory work or transport. Say all that 5 times fast. 5.11 tells us their Hard Gun Cases exceed the Department of Homeland Security and Airline specifications for protective cases and that they're designed and manufactured in accordance with MIL-STD 810G and ATA Specification 300, Category 1. The Rush24, one of the RUSH series, is 5.11's most popular pack. It has a large main compartment fitted with 3 interior mesh organizer compartments, a padded hydration pocket and a fleece-lined eyepro pocket up top where it's easy to get to. This latter feature may seem relatively innocuous but it's not. That thing has saved many a set of sunglasses from ruin. There are dual side storage compartments with glove-friendly double zip pull tab access, a large “stuff-it” pocket with an integrated drawcord so you can cinch it down and contoured compression straps. The whole thing is covered with wrap-around MOLLE/PALS, which of course works great with the 5.11 SlickStick system. This provides a lot of modularity, though as with many a young Joe or Jane you have to be careful with adding too much carrying capacity — if you put it there, you'll fill it, and pounds = pain on the move. RECOIL Issue 24 Web Contest: How to Win We'll start taking submissions Friday the 18th. It will end on Sunday May 1st — we're leaving it open longer this time so more people have a chance to win. Here's how to enter: Giveaway Starts: Friday, 3/18/2016 @ 12pm PST Giveaway Ends: Sunday, 5/1/2016 @ 12pm PST The giveaway is open to people ages 21 and over and who reside in the USA only. Winner will be contacted after announcement with any questions needed to fulfill giveaway. Once winner is contacted and requirements verified, shipping of prize will be right after via ground insured shipping. CAUTION/DANGER/WARNING: FIREARM SAFETY IS TOP PRIORITY. RECOIL REMINDS YOU TO BE SAFE AND ALWAYS OBEY ALL THE FIREARMS SAFETY RULES. If you want a chance at winning the 5.11 Tactical Hard Case 42 Foam and RUSH24 Giveaway along with current RECOIL/OFFGRID magazines, follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter giveaway module below. One (1) RANDOM entrants will be chosen. a Rafflecopter giveaway FOR MORE INFORMATION ON 5.11 TACTICAL: Website Facebook Instagram YouTube Twitter Explore RECOILweb:For Those Who Gave AllModlite OKW & PLH Weapon Light First LookWalther Arms CREEDMystery Ranch - 'The Pack Out' NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.