Gear REVISITED – Incoming Issue 12 Recoil Staff December 10, 2016 Join the Conversation REVISITED – Incoming Issue 12 1 Do you fancy yourself a modern-day samurai? Then the Obake, designed by Lucas Burnley, might be your go-to fixed blade. The 3.64-inch blade is made of 8Cr14MoV stainless steel with a titanium-nitride finish that's acid-etched, giving each knife a unique pattern. Overall, the Obake is 7.63 inches long and just 2.4 ounces. Comes with a glass-filled nylon sheath. Brand: Columbia River Knife & Tool Model: Obake MSRP: $60 URL: www.crkt.com 2 Though spring is technically upon us, the nights can still be chilly — and there might even be some stubborn snow on the ground in your region. So, the Icon Softshell Vest is a good fit for this season. It keeps your core protected from wind and rain without suffocating you when the sun's out. Available in black, khaki, LAPD navy, and olive. Brand: Propper International Model: Icon Softshell Vest MSRP: $60 URL: www.epropper.com 3 Short for “Under Cover,” the U.C. Stealth is the latest holster from zZz Custom Works. This U.S.-made, inside-the-waistband holster is made of 0.080-inch Kydex and compatible with most popular handguns from numerous companies, including Glock, SIG SAUER, and Springfield. Its single fixed belt loop fits up to 1.5-inch belts (plans for a 1.75-inch loop is in the works). It comes in black, but more than a dozen other colors are available at additional costs. Plans include making it available with a magazine pouch for $85. Brand: zZz Custom Works Model: U.C. Stealth MSRP: $50 URL: www.zzzcustomholsters.com 4 In this age of high-tech crime, protecting your personal info is just as vital as locking your doors. The Under the Radar Laptop Security Pouch blocks incoming and outgoing signals and shields from unwanted reading of RFID data found in passports, credit cards, and driver's licenses. Made of 1,050-denier nylon with electromagnetic interior lining and available for 13-, 15-, and 17-inch laptops. Brand: BLACKHAWK! Model: Under the Radar Laptop Security Pouch MSRP: $45 URL: www.blackhawk.com 5 Looking like a chopped up vacuum hose, the Manta Suppressor Sleeve is actually a melt-proof cover for your suppressor, protecting end users from accidental burns while reducing IR signatures. The 7-inch sleeve is designed to cover 1.5-inch-diameter cans, covering most .223, .300, 5.56mm, and 7.62mm suppressors. This badass sleeve is made in the United States and available in black, camo, flat dark earth, and olive drab. Brand: Manta Model: Suppressor Sleeve MSRP: $65 URL: www.manta.us 6 If you've ever dropped your smartphone, you know the importance of one key piece of kit: the case. Magpul's Field Case is made of durable, semi-rigid thermoplastic that provides protection without being too bulky. This U.S.-made case features low-profile, PMAG-style ribs for added grip and a snap-on design for easy installation and removal. Available for multiple generations of Samsung and Apple phones, including the Galaxy S 4 and iPhone 5s. Brand: Magpul Model: Field Case MSRP: Varies URL: www.store.magpul.com 7 When your pants need to be more than just a pair of nut covers, the Force 10 RS Cargo Pant fits the bill. It's designed for unrestricted movement, treated with durable water repellent, and made of a ripstop blend of nylon and cotton (balancing breathability, comfort, and durability). There are also plenty of pockets for flashlights, magazines, and EDC gear, and it can accommodate kneepads. Available in brown, gray, and green. Brand: Triple Aught Design Model: Force 10 RS Cargo Pant MSRP: $119 URL: www.store.tripleaughtdesign.com 8 More ammo is a good thing, right? The new PMAG basepads from Taran Tactical Innovations allow you to add capacity in exchange for a teensy increase in overall length. Slap one on a 40-rounder and you'll fit 46 rounds into the mag using the standard spring and follower. And we like that. Brand: Taran Tactical Innovations Model: TTI Firepower PMAG Magazine Extension MSRP: $40 each (discounts for three-pack and five-packs) URL: www.tarantacticalinnovations.com 9 The Gamma from VG6 Precision is a muzzle brake and compensator hybrid that's available for both 5.56mm (1⁄2-inch by 28) and .300 BLK (5⁄8-inch by 24) and adds minimal length to your barrel. Machined from nitrided stainless steel, it offers effective recoil control and a long service life. Brand: VG6 Precision Model: Gamma MSRP: $84 URL: www.vg6precision.com 10 If you're like us, you're always digging around in the bottom of your range bag for a wrench, or fishing for a dime to adjust your scope. The Combat Optic Tool Optimized has all the bases covered for most popular scopes and mounts, including ACOGs, Aimpoints, and anything that uses a 1⁄2-inch nut. Oh, and it has a bottle opener, too. Made of stainless steel in the United States. Brand: Patriot Products AZ, LLC Model: Combat Optic Tool Optimized MSRP: $20 URL: www.robarguns.com Explore RECOILweb:Snipers Unknown Challenge: The Fenix Strategies ApproachNational Museum of the Pacific WarAfterSHOT: ATS Tactical Gear New Nylon GoodsMake Gun Tools That Don't Exist with Moldable Thermoplastic 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). 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