The 5.11 Norris Boot vs. Europe vs. My Mother-in-Law

“I think you should try to put one in the cannon.”

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TFB Review: 5.11 Tactical Capital Pant – For the Country or Concrete Jungle

We all invest a lot of money in different gear to improve our shooting ability, our organization at home and at the gun range, and to sometimes to do both on our person. While it might be a stretch to say clothing can make you a better shooter it can absolutely make you more comfortable and prepared for your daily life. One article of clothing that can seamlessly blend comfort to covert carry is a good pair of tactical pants. In this TFB Review, we will take a look at a pair of 5.11 Tactical’s Capital Pants which is one of their newest offerings in a tactical pant. We all know 5.11 Tactical makes some phenomenal gear, but today we will see if their Capital Pant maintains that degree of quality. Let’s dive right in!

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TFB Review: 5.11 Tactical APEX Wedge Boot – Hunt, Hike or Hustle

We are rolling into the cooler months of fall as we usher in the month of September which means hunting, hiking, exploring the outdoors, and tidying up our properties outside before we are bombarded with snow. All of these activities might have us searching for better footwear (what closet did I put them in last year?) or possibly contemplating an upgrade of new boots this fall. So in this TFB Review, we take a look at one of 5.11 Tactical’s newest pieces of footwear with their APEX Wedge Boot that could be perfect for hunting, hiking, or your everyday hustle. Come along with us as we share a walk in my shoes to see how they stack up and if they could potentially be right for you.

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Do EVERYTHING Better In The Dark: TFB's Top EDC Flashlights

A few weeks ago we relayed some staff pics for budget everyday carry (EDC) knives, an essential piece of kit for concealed carry and overall daily life. We’ll most likely revisit the blade topic again with suggestions for automatic/assisted openers, a $100 budget and fixed blade suggestions. But for today, I polled the staff for their top suggestions for EDC Flashlights. There are no price limitations or caveats – I just wanted to know what they carried around on a daily basis. Let’s take a look.

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[SHOT 2019] Low Profile/Scalable All Mission Plate Carrier from 5.11

In recent years, several companies started offering low-profile, minimalistic plate carriers. Ferro Concepts’s Slickster, Spiritus Systems’s LV119 are very popular and often featured on Instagram photos and videos of some well-known gun community influencers. Recently, 5.11 came up with their own version of low profile and scalable body armor – all mission plate carrier.

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5.11 Taclite Coyote Boots – Long Term Review (5 Years)

For the last 5 years, I extensively used  5.11  Taclite boots. They have been with me in 12 countries, withstood heat up to 133°F (56°C) and still look decent enough to wear them on a night out (even though my wife disagrees with me on that).

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What is the most popular tactical apparel brand in Iraq?

I first heard the term “tacticool” somewhere around 2012. At that time, a friend of mine and I were training with US ex-special operations instructors in South-East Asia, and instructors loved to make fun of Hong-Kong airsofters, who showed up to a basic shooting class in full combat loadout.

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5.11 Tactical Bridges the Gap with Tactical Apparel from the Real World to the Digital

When it comes to tactical apparel, there is one clothing company that comes to the front of everyone’s mind and that is 5.11 Tactical. You may own some of their clothing, heard of the brand or maybe you played with some of their clothing in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Tactics. Now, 5.11 Tactical is bringing their tactical apparel even further into the gaming sphere.

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[SHOT 2018] Our Friends At 5.11 Tactical Meet Up with the New Sig P365

In between the racing from meeting to meeting on the SHOT Show floor and getting a look at the most requested guns out at Industry Range Day, we had a chance to make a few like-minded friends as well as rekindle some old relationships (light the candles and drop the lights, please). Two of the crews I was glad we had the chance to catch up with during the blur that was last week is the 5.11 Tactical media production team and the New Hampshire firearms manufacturer, Sig Sauer. In this short video, the guys at 5.11 Tactical capture the new Sig P365 subcompact pistol out in the Nevada desert.

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[SHOT 2018] 5.11 Tactical Deploys a Rapid Origin Pack, All Missions Pack & Apex Waterproof Boot

Everybody had to know that 5.11 Tactical was not going to roll into SHOT Show with celebrity appearances and Black Rifle Coffee Company coffee in their booth without bringing along some dope new gear. We previously covered their new GEO 7 Terrain & Night camouflage patterns, but they also have new, innovative packs to peak your interest. Their Rapid Origin and All Missions Pack (AMP) both offer unique traits that may just suit your needs.

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[SHOT 2018] 5.11 Tactical Brings Higher Level Concealment with New GEO 7 CAMO

When it comes to SHOT Show everyone comes for the shock value of the guns that are announced, but be sure to stick around for the myriad of gear options, too. One company consistently strong in this segment of the market is 5.11 Tactical with their expansive portfolio of clothing, backpacks and tactical gear. So what are their new products for 2018? They have quite a bit, but the absolute headliner is their GEO 7 CAMO.

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5.11 Tactical Teams Up with Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Tactics

“In the real world… there is no respawn.”

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Using the iPad Pro to win the next shooting competition

We all love shooting and hitting our targets. Some of us have gone beyond shooting cans behind the barn to hitting targets far, far out. Others go all in in practical shooting, with IPSC hangdun/rifle /shotgun or 3 Gun.

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Interview with IPSC Shooter Teemu Rintala (FIN)

Teemu Rintala from Finland, one of the World’s best rifle and shotgun shooters. Nordic Champion, and now aiming for World Rifle Shoot in Russia 2017. I really hope the best practical rifle shooters from all around the World will come to this competition, but I guess that for various reasons some will refuse (or won’t be allowed) to go.

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5.11 Tactical's HEXGRID Edges Closer to Formal Release

Debuted earlier this year at SHOTShow, 5.11 Tactical’s HEXGRID system is getting closer to production. Spotted at Modern Day Marine by SoldierSystems, the pre-production armor carrier is shaping up into production-ready format.

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