Review: S&S Precision ELOS and SMR

This will be the first in a series of reviews on gear that I currently use, or have used. I have spent my own money on this gear, so these reviews will remain unbiased. I do not have my SMR currently, but some pictures showing the ELOS and GRT will be at the bottom. The…

Out of the Frying Pan

When Virgil first pitched the idea of a forum I thought it was great. A little quote went through my mind as I was thinking about where we would find ourselves in the following years. It goes something like, “A smart man learns from his mistakes, a wise man learns from the mistakes of others,…

Why I’ll never review LBT inc. gear

I purchased a LBT6094 from LBT inc. back in 2012 for professional reasons. The carrier came with the kangaroo flap ripped at the corners. After contacting LBT inc. about the flaw, I was instructed to send it back (on my dime) for a replacement. I received 2 other replacements, each with stitching blown out on…

Predeployment purchasing woes

$1,450.00 The aforementioned price is a cumulative amount of money missed out on by companies due to my emails being either completely ignored by whomever was checking the MIL/LE or sales rep address, or phone ringing off the hook The list of companies and approximate order values cancelled or missed is not a comprehensive one…