We’re officially thawed out here in Texas after experiencing some of the worst ice, snow and low temperatures in the history of the state. Ordinarily, winter weather wouldn’t be such a big deal, but with such a large power demand and super low temperatures, the power grid was in danger of collapsing and much of the state experienced rolling blackouts, or not-so-rolling blackouts, as well as other infrastructure issues.
The ability to start a fire is absolutely crucial, whether you’re camping for fun or end up in a real-world survival situation. While many people may be relying on matches or a lighter to get their fire going, having some alternative methods on hand just increases your abilities and provides some fallback options.
The 3 1/2 year experience of undertaking our first Utility Patent for ITS and our TourniQuick® Pouch, has been real… but not real fun. Pull up a chair and I’ll tell you all about it.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m very fortunate to have the ability to have created and brought the TourniQuick® to market, as well as being thrilled to receive approval for inventing a device to make deploying a tourniquet faster and potentially saving lives.
The new Gen 3 version of our 10-4 Radio Pouch™ now fits additional radios thanks to the flexible elastic base, along with new refinements to the retention and drawbridge functionality! This pouch is lightweight and skeletonized, offering rapid acquisition, ultimate retention and multiple mounting methods for Baofeng UV-5R style radios (transceivers) with extended batteries.
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