Volume 23, Number 2 February/March 2015


The Rubicon faithfully captures all the qualities of Peter Carey’s meticulously crafted custom folders. Its CPM S30V stainless-steel blade features an integral flipper to open the blade when powered by pressure from the user’s index finger. The handle is built on a framework of skeletonized titanium liners covered with solid carbon-fiber scales. The special three-lobed blade pivot is accented by circular orange G-10 inlays on both sides and balanced by a matching orange G-10 spacer in the handle. A broad, contoured titanium pocket clip supports right-side, tip-up carry and ensures that the knife is always accessible when you need it. SRP:… [Read More]



The Browning ProSteel Heavy Safe series will feature a tough 11-gauge steel body and Pry-Stop End Bolts for improved break-in protection. The new safes will also feature a 1-inch-thick formed door with inner plate, the Force Deflector locking system, and hardened-steel pin lock protection. In addition, a new Therma­Block fire-protection system delivers a fire rating of 1,550 degrees F for 80 minutes, and a full DPX door rack provides storage for valuables, handguns, and long guns. Four models will be offered. SRP: $1,599 to $3,069. (browning.com)  

The IC-A5, the newest addition to LWRCI’s Individual Carbine Rifle, is a direct descendent of the rifles developed by LWRCI to meet the requirements of the U.S. Army Individual Carbine Program. The IC-A5 in 5.56 NATO is built on the LWRCI self-regulating short-stroke gas-piston system, designed to improve reliability and durability in the field. The rifle also offers a nickel-boron-coated bolt carrier for improved wear and corrosion resistance. Features include a low-profile two-­position adjustable gas block with normal and suppressed settings, an ambidextrous lower receiver, a monoforge upper receiver machined with a longer, 12-inch SPR-style rail system, and a cold-hammer-forged spiral-fluted barrel…. [Read More]

In its effort to keep its customers prepared for any eventuality, Leatherman is launching a new Bracelet and Watch designed to give people access to a wide assortment of important tools anywhere they go—including airplanes. Leather­man’s watch and bracelet are completely TSA-compliant and feature a variety of interchangeable links that each include different functional tools to give users access to everything from screwdrivers and Allen wrenches to bottle openers and hex drives. Designed to be as stylish as they are functional, the watch and bracelet are available in either stainless steel or black, and the watch features a high-quality Swiss-made… [Read More]

The Heatsync Vital is a one-size-fits-all under-the-jacket heating system designed to maintain core warmth in harsh conditions. Ideal for cold-weather situations where movement or activity is low (late-season treestand hunters come readily to mind), the Heatsync Vital rests against a shirt or base layer and is powered by any Brunton 5V/2.1AMP USB power bank (not included). SRP: $74.99. (brunton.com)

The Me & My Dog Kit (SRP: $50) provides both human and canine medical solutions. The kit includes AMK’s 4th Edition Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness & Travel Medicine as well as a new field manual for pet first-aid. These provide the user with comprehensive information on how to use the kit’s components to treat an injured person or dog when far from medical or veterinary care. The kit also includes a Survive Outdoors Longer Emergency Blanket, an emergency leash, a self-adhering elastic bandage that won’t stick to dog hair, hydrogen peroxide, and other trusted first-aid essentials. The Trail Dog Kit… [Read More]

Help bring a new series of American built watches to the market and save! Minuteman Watch Co. is currently offering special pre-sale pricing on our upcoming Bennington, Yorktown, and Cowpens watch models. Each model in this new series is named after a battle which took place during the American Revolutionary war, and was won by America. As with our current Minuteman Watch Co. watch models 25% of the profit will go to charities that assist veterans and their families. You can purchase one of these new American built watch models right here right now for as little as $239. We plan to pre-sell… [Read More]