Whether you call it an assault pack, three day pack, or just a backpack, this week on Gear Tasting Radio we discuss some important items to consider for your bag of choice. Continuing the discussion on various “lines” of gear, we examine why items kept in a pack shouldn’t necessarily be critical gear.
The classic military smock originated in the early 1940’s, during WWII. It was a hooded combat garment worn by the SAS, Scout Commando squads and other elite English troops to protect soldiers from cold and windy conditions on battlefields across the world. Today, I’ll be reviewing an update to this classic garment from FirstSpear, called the Squadron Smock.
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The Aura™ is a flat-folded and lightweight N95 respirator mask from 3M™, which makes it perfect for storing in any emergency kit! The N95 designation means it’s resistant to airborne biological particles, as well as fluid resistant against blood and other infectious materials.
This episode is “loaded” with info on load out bags and Bryan explains why he’s settled on the bag he currently uses. In addition, he covers the best places to get topo maps, including free and paid resources.
Finally this week, Bryan covers using lithium batteries in your EDC flashlight and why ITS isn’t going anywhere after the latest YouTube changes were announced.
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