Gear We Love — July 2015

Gear We Love — from the Solio BOLT Battery Pack and Solar Charger to the Magna Arm Gun Mount to the BLACKHAWK! A.R.C. IWB Holster.

Gear We Love — from the Solio BOLT Battery Pack and Solar Charger to the Magna Arm Gun Mount to the BLACKHAWK! A.R.C. IWB Holster.

1» Solio BOLT Battery Pack and Solar Charger

Keep your USB-ported devices up and running on the go and during emergencies with the 1-Amp output and 2000mAh Li-Poly battery from Solio. Phones, GPS systems, tablets, readers, cameras, you name it: If it charges from a USB, the BOLT will be able to accommodate it. The battery holds two charges for most smartphones and powers devices as fast as their wall chargers. Learn more about the amazing story behind this life-changing device at solio.com/use.

MSRP: $70

 

2» Black Hills Factory New Ammunition

Though they initially made their name in part with their remanufactured-component ammo, these all-new-manufacture cartridges offer 1,150 feet per second from a test barrel and deliver 455 foot-pounds of energy into the target. Available in all common defensive calibers and then some at black-hills.com.

MSRP: $14.50/20

 

3» Magna Arm Gun Mount

These magnets are completely rubber-coated to protect your firearms and are mountable to most surfaces through the included screw holes. They work with stainless- and polymer-framed handguns, such as Glocks, XDs and the S&W M&P series, and are excellent for securing a firearm while temporarily grounding it or, depending on your level of security needs, keeping it at hand when sleeping, working or traveling. Use two for longarms. Get yours at magna-arm.com.

MSRP: $19.95

 

4» Brite-Strike BTL150 HLS

The patented Hi/Lo/Strobe Tactical Touch switch allows users to activate the light and then easily switch between the three settings with the touch of a finger or thumb. With a maximum output of 280 lumens and a runtime of three hours on high, this light that was designed by police officers for police officers ships with a pair of lithium 123A batteries and is available at brite-strike.com.

MSRP: $70

 

5» Eagle Shield Weapon Cleaner and CLP Combo

This environmentally friendly combo from veteran-owned Talon Ordnance delivers convenient weapon care at a discount. The Shield Weapon Cleaner removes copper, carbon and lead fouling without the need for a wire brush. The CLP protects all metal surfaces against wear and corrosion in the most extreme of environments. Hit up talonordnance.com for a burn test, a freeze test and demonstration videos.

MSRP: $26.99

 

6» BLACKHAWK! A.R.C. IWB Holster

The Appendix Reversible Carry holster is made in the USA, and the injection-molded polymer material is soft, comfortable and durable. The design is fully ambidextrous and includes an adjustable retention screw and two clips to accommodate 1.5- and 1.75-inch belts. Head to blackhawk.com for model options and ordering.

MSRP: $22.45

Gear We Love — from the Ballistol Multi-Purpose Lube Pump Spray to Ring’s Manufacturing Blue Guns to the AGI S&W M&P Armorer Course DVD.

Gear We Love — from the Ballistol Multi-Purpose Lube Pump Spray to Ring’s Manufacturing Blue Guns to the AGI S&W M&P Armorer Course DVD.

1» Ballistol Multi-Purpose

Even after 110 years, Ballistol is still performing like few others as a general-purpose field and range lubricant for guns, gear and leather goods. Eco-friendly and skin-safe, it is now available in this convenient 1.5-ounce aerosol spray can with precision applicator tube. Find it and the rest of the Ballistol line at your local gun shop and at ballistol.com.

MSRP: $12

 

2» Streamlight Enduro

This unit is powered by two AAA cells and is available in multiple colors and headstrap configurations. With a high and low setting, 12-hour run time, included hat brim clip and sealed O-ring construction, this is an extremely economical solution for light- to medium-duty hands-free lighting. Learn more at streamlight.com.

MSRP: $12.99

 

3» Ring’s Manufacturing Blue Guns

Ring’s offers not only dozens of different blue gun sidearms but also full-sized inert longarms and magazines as well as knives, crowbars, pipe wrenches and other impact weapons that can make your scenario and force-on-force training safer and more accurate. Visit blueguns.com for their extensive selection.

MSRP: Starting at $50.65

 

4» SinterFire Special Duty Ammunition

These lead-free rounds are loaded with hollow-point, frangible projectiles that are engineered to break into pieces upon impact, delivering a large quantity of threat-stopping force into the target through multiple wound channels and limiting the chances of overpenetration in a densely populated area. Learn more about this environmentally friendly and devastatingly accurate product at sinterfire.com.

MSRP: $13.99/20

 

5» FAIL-SAFE Safe-Chamber Indicator

These chamber clearance tools glow in the dark, inhibit corrosion and eject from your firearm like regular cartridges or snap caps. Though perfect for instructors and others who are forced to handle firearms administratively in a classroom, their internal rust-inhibiting components are equally useful in the closet or gun safe. Made in Texas, they’re available in .223/5.56, 9mm and 12 gauge at failsafesolutions.net.

MSRP: $7

 

6» AGI S&W M&P Armorer Course DVD

This DVD ships with a free printable schematic and features fast-and-easy instruction on complete disassembly and reassembly, design and function, proper maintenance and troubleshooting. This is an essential for anyone with a semi-auto Smith & Wesson M&P-series pistol and is available through americangunsmith.com.

MSRP: $39.95

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