SOG! what more can you say – The #1 in Knives

SOG KnifesI just got done teaching a Tactical knife fighting class for a 3 letter Federal Agency, several of the men in the class came up to me and asked what kind of knife I carry. I pulled on the clip and out of my pocket came a SOG Trident.  I had the black frame with the multi-color blade. I flipped the blade out as it is spring assisted and held it up so everyone could see. I explained to them that I picked this style and maker because I found it to be reliable, comfortable and suited my needs when I knife fight. I continued to explain that when you are knife fighting you need something that you can conceal, but it can be ready at any time. It is also small enough when you are fighting that “passes and roofing out” is still accessible to do. I cannot express the passion I have for the SOG Trident, I have carried this style of knife with me throughout my deployment and everywhere I go. SOG does carry different styles of the Trident but let us first look at the specification: see below

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Blowout! Military Field Med kit

blowout001The Military, “Blowout Kit!”

“Blowout kit” comes from the Military, and refers to a medical kit to treat life threatening wounds in the field. Your take on the terminology is that just like a tire has a blowout, so can you if you’re severely injured. A blowout kit is the human equivalent to a tire’s patch kit, which treats the sustained damage. Just as a patch kit is a temporary fix for a tire, a blowout kit is a temporary fix until a higher echelon of care can be reached, by a medical unit.

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Fire from the holster

shooting from the holster

As you can see holsters come in different sizes and shapes from top performance ones to aftermarket cheap ones.   So, what is a good holster to you?  To me a good holster is one that works for me.  Meaning, that when I am on deployment, executing a search warrant and/or just everyday carry, that holster will perform its duty above and beyond its normal functions. Getting it in the dirt, mud or whatever the weather conditions are it will be reliable.   The four holsters that you see in the picture above is what I use while in the performance of all the duties I do.  Below you will find the descriptions of all the holsters I use.

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