In addition to my financially concerning predilection for high-end Militaria, I also have a worryingly hard to resist Carhartt collecting habit... That famous swirling 'C' logo is like catnip to me! There is just something about it. It is a brand I don't think I have ever seen advertised on TV here in the UK … Continue reading Chapter 65. My Carhartt Addiction.
As a collector, I recognise that some items have to be sold off in order to fund the next addition. But how do you let go of something that you may never find again or afford again? Happy 2020 all! Seller's remorse has hit me several times in the last 24 months. I have (in … Continue reading Chapter 64. So, How Do You Know *When* To Sell That Bit Of Kit You Have Laying Around?
The problem with Crye Precision's kit is that it's really moreish... Crye Precision's generously sized 11x6x4 GP pouch from their SPS (Smart Pouch Suite) range of pouches has long been on my gear wishlist: I have missed out on a couple recently much to my chagrin - as well as seeing several sell for over … Continue reading Chapter 63. Another Tick Off Of My Gear Wishlist: Crye Precision SPS 11x6x4 GP Pouch.
Occasionally a bit of kit comes by which hugely enhances your Airsoft skirmish experience. Peltor ComTac XP - a quick review. I bought this real steel headset in 2017, as my team had experimented with PMR446 based comms' and overall, the effect this capability had on our game day enjoyment was palpable. I wanted an … Continue reading Chapter 62. ‘Go Go Gadget Ears!’: Peltor ComTac XP.
I decided to do a few shots of my kit... ...because, why not? My Crye Precision JPC 2.0 is still going strong and I always find myself tweaking the load-out as I buy/sell various bits and pieces. I have yet to give my Crye Precision AVS a proper run out as the JPC 2.0 just … Continue reading Chapter 61. Platatac backdrop: Platatac NDS Fatigues.
There are times when a bargain appears and you just have to grab it quickly. Such was a time last week. For the last year or so, Action Hobbies have launched an incredible 'Bone Yard' section on their website and I have missed LOADS of bits that I would have been happy to buy; cheap … Continue reading Chapter 60. Canned Heat: Tokyo Marui AAC Suppressor.
Just a quick chapter addition to note a couple of recent purchases and my first impressions of them. Over at TGC Towers, we are looking at moving house, so my weekends are currently filled with either tidying up after the kids for viewings, or schluping around Sussex looking for a new manor ourselves. Pew-pew … Continue reading Chapter 59. Tactical Bits & Pieces: LBT-9022B-T Blow Out Pouch.