If you're interested in guns and survival gear, there's no better time of year than January. That's because this month marks the arrival of SHOT Show 2019, also known as the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show. SHOT is the world's biggest show of its kind, and as a result it serves as the perfect venue for companies to unveil their newest products. It's no coincidence that you'll see a sudden flurry of articles and social media posts about exciting new guns (and some weird ones) across the internet this week.

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For those of us on the RECOIL OFFGRID staff, SHOT Show means spending a full week in Las Vegas checking out guns and gear, conversing with PR people, and taking as many photos as we can. We usually end up tracking more than 5 miles walked each day on the show floor bouncing from booth to booth, but we're certainly not complaining. It's an awesome show, and since it's not open to the public, we have a rare opportunity to cover it.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 22nd) is the first day of SHOT Show 2019, and it continues through Friday the 25th. We'll be there from open to close every day, and will be posting photos and video clips to our various social media channels. This live coverage from #SHOTShow2019 will be compiled into the gallery below as we post it, and updated automatically every few minutes. So, be sure to check back throughout the week to see the latest. You can also follow us directly on social media for future event coverage: @recoiloffgridmagazine on Instagram or Facebook.com/OFFGRIDmag.

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Back in 2016, we had an issue of OFFGRID all about Back in 2016, we had an issue of OFFGRID all about winter survival and bugging out in cold weather. What is your favorite winter survival tip / gear?

Back in 2016, we had an issue of OFFGRID all about winter survival and bugging out in cold weather. What is your favorite winter survival tip / gear? ...

Seen here is the Defense Mechanisms Mission Essential Plate Carrier (MEPC). The MEPC can be pieced together on Defense Mechanisms’ website, with multiple sizes of plate bags and different types of cummerbunds added à la carte. This allows you to put together the carrier that fits your needs most closely. Speaking just to the cummerbunds, there are four versions available: a 3- and 5-inch-wide version with two and three rows of nylon mesh MOLLE webbing, respectively. Each of those are available as a MOLLE-only version, or as a “hybrid” cummerbund, featuring a section of MOLLE mesh attached to a section of stretch material. We discuss several plate carrier types for self-defense and time of crisis, full story linked in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

The Tyr Tactical Basic Plate Carrier. The BPC comes covered in PALS webbing loops for attaching MOLLE pouches and includes a “kangaroo” pouch in the front that can hold three AR-style magazines. This particular carrier was used by the author while working as a high-threat protective specialist overseas. In addition to the kangaroo pouch, an additional magazine pouch, trauma medical kit, flashlight pouch, and hydration carrier were attached for daily protective duties in war zone environments.

We discuss several plate carrier types for self-defense and time of crisis. Full story link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine.
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How do you good people learn to face danger instead of running from it? From those who do it every day. Byron Rodgers @byronrodgers_inc has turned executive protection skills into a self-defense curriculum for the average person. Full article link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine ...

Via OFFGRID Staff @tom.marshall.author “Setting Via OFFGRID Staff @tom.marshall.author “Setting up the @barrelandhatchettg BH-2 Ghost chest rig. This a brand-new rig that takes some tried-and-true design cues from past generations of kit and kicks them into the 21st century. The BH-2 MIGHT integrate with your modular plate carrier, but it's not really meant for that. It's meant to be worn over slick armor or by itself for long range patrolling. 
You can also spy the @pamaxtactical L.I.O.N. blank firing device in one of the radio pouches. More on both pieces of kit to follow.”

Via OFFGRID Staff @tom.marshall.author “Setting up the @barrelandhatchettg BH-2 Ghost chest rig. This a brand-new rig that takes some tried-and-true design cues from past generations of kit and kicks them into the 21st century. The BH-2 MIGHT integrate with your modular plate carrier, but it's not really meant for that. It's meant to be worn over slick armor or by itself for long range patrolling.
You can also spy the @pamaxtactical L.I.O.N. blank firing device in one of the radio pouches. More on both pieces of kit to follow.”
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In Minneapolis, behind the politics and the posturing, these emergency networks still stand, defined not by what happened to them, but what they were doing when no one was looking. Full article link bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

Due to some current events, there is a big run on Due to some current events, there is a big run on cryptocurrency right now. We revisit how to survive an economic collapse on OFFGRIDweb.com, link in bio.

Due to some current events, there is a big run on cryptocurrency right now. We revisit how to survive an economic collapse on OFFGRIDweb.com, link in bio. ...

@bastinelliknivesofficial is confirmed for the Texas Knife Show this March aka the first big knife event of 2021, hosted by our partner @Blade_Magazine! Learn more at icceshow.com, link in our bio. ...

A simple and effective fire for keeping warm, the A simple and effective fire for keeping warm, the Swedish Fire Torch. 
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A simple and effective fire for keeping warm, the Swedish Fire Torch.


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#firecraft #fire #primtivefire #bushcraft #bushcrafting #wildernesssurvival #swedishfiretorch #camping #campingtips #outdoors #bugout #bugoutbag #bugoutgear #military
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Full article link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. A Full article link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. A plate carrier, a modular handgun, and an AR-15 go hand in hand for more than one reason. First of all, they belong in the hands of military, law enforcement, and civilians. Second, each carries a sense of urgency and personal responsibility. Finally, each takes a shape of its own depending on how the owner chooses to set it up. While a plate carrier set up will inherently bear some subjectivity to the wearer, some rules should be followed as well. Learn how to set up a plate carrier by tapping the link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine.

Full article link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. A plate carrier, a modular handgun, and an AR-15 go hand in hand for more than one reason. First of all, they belong in the hands of military, law enforcement, and civilians. Second, each carries a sense of urgency and personal responsibility. Finally, each takes a shape of its own depending on how the owner chooses to set it up. While a plate carrier set up will inherently bear some subjectivity to the wearer, some rules should be followed as well. Learn how to set up a plate carrier by tapping the link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

Article link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. “Mark and Patricia McCloskey in St. Louis clearly felt the intruders who broke into their gated community were hostile and put their lives in jeopardy. Their decision to demonstrate they were armed to discourage any threats to their home and safety has now culminated in a cascade of legal troubles that are far from over. Given the reality that brandishing firearms could result in felony charges even when you feel threatened, we asked law enforcement officer Chad McBroom and attorney Jason Squires to weigh in with their expertise on what they would do if confronted with a similar situation.” Article link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine ...

TOPS Knives just CONFIRMED for the Texas ICCE Show TOPS Knives just CONFIRMED for the Texas ICCE Show this March (first knife show of 2021)! See all of the exhibitors heading out to Fort Worth, Texas this March at icceshow.com, link in our bio. Knives Pictured:
1.) 3 Pointer⠀
2.) Tracker 4⠀
3.) Little Bugger

TOPS Knives just CONFIRMED for the Texas ICCE Show this March (first knife show of 2021)! See all of the exhibitors heading out to Fort Worth, Texas this March at icceshow.com, link in our bio. Knives Pictured:
1.) 3 Pointer⠀
2.) Tracker 4⠀
3.) Little Bugger
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As someone who has spent countless hours in the Gr As someone who has spent countless hours in the Great Outdoors and served in the military conducting combat reconnaissance missions, I have come across my fair share of knives.  Eventually, you start to learn that no two knives are created equal and begin to develop a taste for what features in a blade really matter at an individual level.  Experience has taught me that tools the size of a knife can be easily stolen or disappear during a move.  And any tool, despite being looked after with the utmost care, can malfunction or break over time.  Along comes the Terävä Jääkäripuukko, an all-purpose hunting knife from Varusteleka that does not break the bank and does not disappoint! Full review is now on OFFGRIDweb.com, link in bio.

As someone who has spent countless hours in the Great Outdoors and served in the military conducting combat reconnaissance missions, I have come across my fair share of knives. Eventually, you start to learn that no two knives are created equal and begin to develop a taste for what features in a blade really matter at an individual level. Experience has taught me that tools the size of a knife can be easily stolen or disappear during a move. And any tool, despite being looked after with the utmost care, can malfunction or break over time. Along comes the Terävä Jääkäripuukko, an all-purpose hunting knife from Varusteleka that does not break the bank and does not disappoint! Full review is now on OFFGRIDweb.com, link in bio. ...

Repost @blade_magazine The eagle has landed. ...

550 Cord EDC? QUIKCORD serves as an all-in-one paracord container, with added utility. One side captures a chem-light/glow stick for emergency signaling, and the other has a small blade built-in for cutting the cord. From both the top and bottom, paracord can be pulled out, snag-free. About the size of a Red Bull can, and made of a molded plastic, the QUIKCORD can fit in pockets, pouches, or a pack, and there it does what it should: go unnoticed until it is needed. Full review on Offgrid Web, link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

Many are tired of hearing the noise about masks, b Many are tired of hearing the noise about masks, but when it comes to Air Purifying Respirators, it's no political matter. While some call back to the fears of chemical warfare and others simply try to make uncomfortable environments more bearable, O2 Tactical has the Operator in mind. Read the full article by clicking the link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine.

Many are tired of hearing the noise about masks, but when it comes to Air Purifying Respirators, it's no political matter. While some call back to the fears of chemical warfare and others simply try to make uncomfortable environments more bearable, O2 Tactical has the Operator in mind. Read the full article by clicking the link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

Reconnaissance is frequently taught to members of Reconnaissance is frequently taught to members of the military and law enforcement, but the general public is rarely afforded glimpses into this valuable skill set, short of perusing books and field manuals on the topic. U.S. Army FM 3-98 Reconnaissance and Security Operations is a good place to start reading and can be found in PDF format online. However, its tone is dry and academic, and many of the techniques within only apply to established military infrastructure. Most importantly, reading about a subject is never quite as effective as experiencing it firsthand — we wanted to get out into the wilderness and test ourselves. Full article is linked in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine.

Reconnaissance is frequently taught to members of the military and law enforcement, but the general public is rarely afforded glimpses into this valuable skill set, short of perusing books and field manuals on the topic. U.S. Army FM 3-98 Reconnaissance and Security Operations is a good place to start reading and can be found in PDF format online. However, its tone is dry and academic, and many of the techniques within only apply to established military infrastructure. Most importantly, reading about a subject is never quite as effective as experiencing it firsthand — we wanted to get out into the wilderness and test ourselves. Full article is linked in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

OFFGRID 41 is now on newsstands! Find a newsstand OFFGRID 41 is now on newsstands! Find a newsstand that carries RECOIL, CONCEALMENT, or OFFGRID near you by clicking our bio link, entering "Recoil" in the magazine title field, and entering your zip code.

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Above: The big wheel Pro Eagle Jack easily rolled Above: The big wheel Pro Eagle Jack easily rolled over gravel and lifted the entire rear end of a UTV. At first glance, this jack looks like an ordinary mechanic’s tool with a simple pump mechanism that slides easily under a car. We are happy to say it’s far from ordinary. We have the full review on Offgrid Web, link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine.

Above: The big wheel Pro Eagle Jack easily rolled over gravel and lifted the entire rear end of a UTV. At first glance, this jack looks like an ordinary mechanic’s tool with a simple pump mechanism that slides easily under a car. We are happy to say it’s far from ordinary. We have the full review on Offgrid Web, link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...


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