Gear We Love — April 2018

{1} ESS Marathon Gunpack

MSRP: $59.95

Designed for active outdoor endeavors, this belt system is a handy and comfortable way to carry water, emergency supplies, phones, cameras and firearms. Visit for color and sizing options.

{2} Otis I-Mod Cleaning Kit

MSRP: $60

This American-made cleaning kit was originally designed for the U.S. Military and includes everything you need to clean your 9mm pistol. It’s compact, effective, built to last and available at

{3} Hogue Handall Grip Sleeve

MSRP: $10.95

This beavertail grip sleeve from Hogue is a fine addition to your LCP II. It reduces felt recoil by spreading energy across a wider, softer surface, and the rubber construction makes for a surer grip with wet hands. Pick one up at your local retailer or through

{4} Combat Optics Tool

MSRP: $20

Patriot Products AZ, LLC recently released this pocket-sized combination tool that will keep you on target and your loose change in your pockets where it belongs. Zero your ACOG or other combat optic at

{5} Extracarry Baton Carrier

MSRP: $55

The stainless clip on this carrier conceals small batons in a pants pocket and, from handshake distance, looks like a simple pocketknife. It and other units designed for magazine carry are available at

{6} Barnes Tac-XPD

MSRP: $18.87/20

These 80-grain hollow-points are solid copper and feature a deep cavity, which yields penetration on par with ball ammo while still expanding to deliver energy into a threat. They are available in .380, 9mm +P, .357 Magnum, .40 S&W and .45 ACP at

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