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American Tactical Gear Through Time Part 2

The history of the American soldier is a fascinating one. From the early Revolutionary War period where some soldiers didn’t even have shoes on their feet, to the modern tactical warfighter who represents the strongest military in the world, the evolution of the American soldier and the tactical gear they sport has undergone tremendous innovation. While part 1 focused [...]

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American Tactical Gear Through Time Part 1

Many shooters know what constitutes as tactical gear in today’s environment. Superior textile technology combined with impressive innovation has redefined what people carry on their person when they’re heading for a fight. However, to understand how far we’ve come, let’s examine the history of the American soldier and gain a new found appreciation for all that heavy tactical gear we complain [...]

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AK-47 The Tactical Rifle That Changed The World

Perhaps no tactical rifle is more recognizable or more duplicated than the AK-47. Designed in the 1940’s, it has since become more copied than all other assault rifles combined. What is it that made this rifle, possibly the Soviet Union’s greatest gift to the world, so endearing to so many countries?   First and foremost, like a Honda Civic, the AK-47 simply [...]

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Rifle Slings 101

A sling is the equivalent of a gun holster for a longer firearm like a rifle or a shotgun. Without a sling these longarms can be burdensome, awkward and induce unwanted fatigue. For those toting a gun through rough terrain for longer time periods a good sling is the perfect solution to lighten your load and store your weapon to allow [...]

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Bullet Basics

Over the past few years a lot of guns have been purchased by new shooters who know little more than pointy side goes in when it comes to ammunition. This article will help breakdown the components of a typical “round” of ammunition and highlight some of the features and options to know when selecting ammunition. The purpose of a [...]

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Who are MOLLE and ALICE and how do they affect tactical gear choices?

One important question asked by those who are interested in tactical gear is the differences between the varying types of tactical gear. Below is some useful information on the distinctions between the types of tactical gear the army has used throughout history. First is the oldest system, used in World War I, World War II, and the Korean war. [...]

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What To Look For When Purchasing Tactical Clothing and Gear

At first sight, tactical gear may appear to be simple, cargo-storing clothing. However if you take a closer look you will find there is a lot of strategy put into the creation of quality tactical equipment. Today, tactical apparel is worn by protective services such as the military and police and it is crucial that the gear meets the [...]

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Strike Hard Gear supports Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors

Strike Hard Gear is proud to support fund raising efforts for the newly opened  Boulder Crest Retreat in Bluemont Virgina.  Boulder Crest Retreat for military and veteran wellness is the first country retreat established to provide free respite, activities and programs for our nation’s seriously wounded warriors and their families to reconnect and recover during their [...]

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Need Ammo? Check out Lucky Gunner

Cheap Ammo, In Stock Ammunition For Sale & Bulk Ammo Strike Hard Gear is pleased to announce affiliation with Lucky Gunner, your new source for quality ammunition at affordable prices. Lucky Gunner carries ammo for sale and only offers in stock cheap ammo - 110% guaranteed. Whether you are looking for rifle ammo, handgun ammo, rimfire ammo, [...]

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