Consider the value of your rifle. Consider not only the monetary value of all the modifications and attachments you’ve made over the years, but the time and effort you’ve put into getting it just the way you want. Now imagine the potential damage to the weapon from not properly storing it while traveling.
I was recently watching one of my favorite movies, “The Edge” starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin. The story follows a group of men who have to survive in the wild after a plane crash. The survival and hunting skills that Anthony Hopkins’s character Charles brings to the group are essential for their survival. One moment early in the film that struck me was when Charles says that most people who get lost in the wild die of shame. They sit around wondering what they might have done differently so that they wouldn’t be in this situation and they simply sit there and die. If they thought more about survival and ways of getting out of their predicament they might have survived.
Though the death of Osama Bin Laden was a successful operation for the U.S. military, the threat of terrorists and the Taliban remains. This is especially clear to U.S. Troops, who deal with the dangers of IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices) everyday. Special bomb squads called Explosive Ordnance Disposal units use metal detectors to find IEDs buried beneath the ground. Similar methods are used here in the U.S. by law enforcement agencies, so that when a suspicious looking package is found near a school, hospital, or State building the police are able to handle the threat with minimal risk to the police officers in the field.
For those of you who watched last Thursday’s new episode of Community, you’re no doubt wondering what equipment you might use for a massive paintball game. I couldn’t help but notice how underequipped the participants in the episode were when combating one another. The weather outside lately has been perfect for paintball, so if you’re planning on enjoying some paint-based warfare in the near future, here are some options to give you a leg up on the competition.
Tactical Leg Holster
Every game is different, but you always need speed and maneuverability. The Leapers Paintball Special Ops Tactical Leg Holster is the first accessory you’ll need in a firefight. This holster will secure your weapon and carry additional cartridges so that you have everything you need on your hip. I prefer not to carry a backpack during paintball, so having a little extra storage without adding significant weight or bulk is a great way to separate yourself from the other combatants.
Another great option from Leapers, the Leapers Paintball Scenario Vest allows you to carry extra ammo and air cartridges without being weighed down or encumbered by a bulky backpack. The best bring a paintball grenade with …