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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: Wolverine 1000-Mile Boots

Good boots are a thing of beauty, and these days, disposable. The 1000-mile boot is made to last... but is it competitive with modern hiking boots?

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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: The Hill People Gear Umlindi

After testing the Hill People Gear Umlindi, ISG gives it's opinion on the bag's suitability for the ISG mission.

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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: Saddleback Leather Backpack

Saddleback Leather claims "they'll fight over it when you're dead" of their backpack. After breaking a snap, we're ready to discuss why they may not have to.

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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: Katadyne Vario Water Filter

No other item you pack is as important as your water filter. After years of testing, we break the silence on the Katadyne Vario and it's pros and cons.

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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: Isle Royale Mini

A good canvas bag has the classic elements of good looks, rugged construction, and generational durability... but at what cost? Check out our thoughts.

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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: Gerber MP400

A good multi-tool bridges the gap between uselessness and the ability to perform small fixes. After years of use, we discuss the Gerber MP400.

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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

One of the most versatile pieces of gear, this Tomahawk has done everything from drawning blood to demolishing and contruction. Here are our thoughts.

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Jan 31, 2019

Gear Review: 4Sevens Quark QT2L Flashlight

A good, durable, and efficient hand held torch is a crucial piece of equipment for the ISG lifestyle. We review the 4Sevens QT2L after years of use.

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Jan 31, 2019

Course Review: Urban Defense

What ECQC is to the individual, Urban Defense is to the community. Check out what we learned from Legendary instructor Paul Howe in his 'Urban Defense Course'.

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Jan 31, 2019

Course Review: Shivworks ECQC

ECQC is perhaps the one course that truly defines the ISG approach to weapons handling. Check our review for why we view it as the "gold standard" in training.

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Jan 31, 2019

Course Review: Response to Active Shooter Medical

In this course, students were asked to stop active shooters and tend the wounded. Learn why we think this is a great idea that you should add to your training.

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