It has been a long time since I have used a non-EO Tech hooded red dot sight. My last go around wasnt a pleasant experience, outside of the non covered emitter, the flimsy hood broke the glass when it was hit off a door frame. It was not a hard hit at all, but it did end up cracking things to the point where it was near impossible to see through it. However, I figured it was time to give a different brand a try which is why I picked up a Vortex Razor Red Dot.
When it came time to put some iron sights onto my Remington 870 build with top rail, I looked at a ton of the different options out there. I knew I wanted nice and low sights that would work with the Vortex Razor reddot I put on the build and it turns out there aren’t many lower height BUIS’s out there so it made my job easier.
With the current state of our economy, it’s always good to see companies keeping their manufacturing within North America instead of following the growing trend of outsourcing their labour and production. The major thing to consider for those who do want to start trying to manufacture goods within the United States or Canada is what pitfalls might lie ahead of them and how can they learn from the mistakes of others since it seems like every month I hear another horror story coming from friends and others within the industry. This article is going to take place in the form of an interview between Patrick York Ma from MOTUS, Prometheus Design Werx (not up at the time of writing), and formerly the founder and creator of Triple Aught Design, and Dave Watson from Fight and Flight Tactical. I picked both of these guys for the interview due to their experiences in trying to bring manufacturing back home from overseas. I do want to clarify that many countries make great gear, some of which I am proud to own. This article is about companies who are striving to keep manufacturing in the country they reside in. Making jobs within their local community.
Reebok has only just recently jumped into the military footwear market and, in conjunction with Warson Brands, they have created a small offering of boots aimed at those who serve the military and police. I wear the RB8874 composite toe boots at work each day and when I am not in them or running shoes I have been wearing the RB8820 Dauntless. I got the boots early in September and was only able to squeeze a few really warm days out of them before the Canadian seasons shifted.
This is the latest high output light from Armytek, clocking in at 1450 Lumens it is definitely a blinder. It also has a very deep reflector that throws light over 500 meters, further than any hand held searchlight I have ever used.