Tactical Resources from TD
The Difference Between Base, Middle, and Outer Layers
Activities like biking, kayaking, camping, hiking, and long-range trekking all require the adventurers to be very well prepared, especially when it comes to clothing. In many circumstances, laye...
Waterproof, Water Repellant, and Water Resistant Terms Comparison
When you hear the term waterproof, what do you initially think of?
UPF Clothing Factors
At this point, we all know the dangers of the sun. While you definitely need a little bit of sun exposure to help get Vitamin D
Synthetic and Natural Fabric Comparison
In this day and age, it’s impossible to not hear about items being organic or natural
Alternative Communication Tools
There are many natural disasters that will take down cell towers or they will become so overwhelmed with the amount of people trying to make calls at once that they don’t go through. While it ca...
Tactical Car Essentials
You never know what situation may arise that will leave you in your car and having to deal with a disaster. Because of this, it’s important to have some tactical car essentials to help you get t...
Zombie Apocalypse Gear
Sometimes you just know that certain things are coming, and if you are one of those guys who is ready for the zombie apocalypse, we have a list of essential zombie apocalypse gear for you to be ...
Cold Weather Materials
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, you know the importance of packing the right clothes and gear for the trip based on climate. When it comes to apparel, there are certain materials which are bet...
Your Guide to Buying the Right Tactical Gloves
When dexterity, precision and safety is on the line--know which tactical gloves could make or break your next mission with our expert tactical gloves buying guide.
Your Guide to Buying the Perfect Tactical Jacket
Don't make a costly mistake you'll regret. With our buying a tactical jacket guide you'll find the rugged, durable, and dependable jacket you'll love to wear for years.
Airsoft Gear: What You Need In Your Loadout
Get in on one of the most popular sports today with the competitive edge you need using our list of essential airsoft gear. Take your game to a new level.
Caring For Your Morale Patches
Morale patches are a great way to display your personal humor, pride, and accomplishments. Here is a guide to the care and maintenance of your morale patches.
Tac Pants & Tactical Belts for Military, LEOs, and Everyday Wear
Choosing the right apparel when preparing for tactical missions and activities is vital. Here is a guide to the different styles of tactical pants and belts.
Folding Knife Buying Guide
EDC can be for several different items, even if the most common one that people think of is related to a firearm.
How to Choose Hiking Pants by Season
There’s nothing like a good hike in the great outdoors. The best part is, hiking is truly an all-weather activity.
Tactical Sports Training
It may come as no surprise to some of our readers that tactical training is more than something you get as a member of law enforcement or if you take a special self defense class.
Four Basic Strategies for Staying Clear of Wild Animals
Wild animals should be feared as much as they are respected and admired. Here, you can learn about how to best avoid wild encounters on your next adventure.
How to Read and Understand Maps
We review everything you need to know about maps. Get a better understanding of different maps and their features so you can make the most of your navigation skills.
Ways to Stay Warm When Outdoors
Most people enjoy spending their time in the great outdoors, whether that be hiking, climbing, fishing, snowmobiling or surfing.
How to Survive an Avalanche
The winter has been brutal this year, between just the regular snow and the Polar Vortex, there have been many states that have seen record-breaking cold as well as record-breaking amounts of sn...
Identifying Edible Flowers
Anyone who has taken an outdoor adventure knows that things don't always go as planned. Unfortunately, things do happen, and in emergency situations, you may find yourself away from your camp or...
How to Properly Layer for Hunting Season
When you go out hunting, you're going to be in a variety of weather temperatures.
Ways to Insulate your Home in Winter
This has been a bitterly cold winter, as evidenced by the Polar Vortex storm that hit most of the Midwest earlier this year.
Ways to Disarm Someone with A Weapon
While no one ever wants to be in a situation where they are unarmed and have a weapon being brandished at them, it’s best to be prepared and know the different options that you have.
Tools and Tips for Starting Fires
Looking for easy fire-starting tools? We review a few tools, methods, and tips for starting a fire in a tactical situation or on your next outdoor excursion.
Survival Tips for Hunters
A good hunter knows to prepare for the worst-case scenario because sometimes nothing goes as planned and all too often, you're far away from modern conveniences should something happen. Whether ...
Tsunami Survival Tips
There are many natural disasters that can hit at any time. For some states, it's a tornado that comes out from a standard summer thunderstorm, whereas for others it's an earthquake or even a hur...
Signs of a Tornado
There are many things in life that are unpredictable. Weather, unfortunately, is one of those, and you can never quite tell when an afternoon thunderstorm is going to turn deadly by unleashing a...
International Travel Tips
There is nothing like getting out of the country. Visiting a new city, a brand new country with new food, new cultures, new people can be exhilarating. However, it can also be fairly stressful, ...
Food Growing Tips
Now that we are through some of the worst of the winter weather, you may want to start your preparations for spring. One of the best things that you can do for your health, family, and budget is...
What to Have in A Panic Room
Anyone who is in LE or military knows that the key to surviving adverse situations is preparation. Without it, we would all be going into every situation blind, and that's never a good choice. P...
Conflict Resolution Tips
Even if you are not an LEO or active military, you probably face conflict in your life. The stakes may be a little lower, but that doesn't mean that we can't all benefit from conflict resolution...
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One of the most important choices you will ever make is about which products and types of gear are right for you on the job. In the tactical industry, nothing is manufactured at random. Every element is in place for a specific reason or purpose. From the shapes of the pockets on a pair of pants to the color of the lenses on a pair of shooting glasses, every detail has been chosen for the unique properties and performance it brings to your tactical lifestyle. While this is a great sign of high-quality manufacturing tailored exactly to your unique needs, it can also be a lot to try to navigate on your own. With our helpful resources, find a wealth of information on various topics broken down into more detail to help you better ascertain the situation. With matters covered such as the difference between ear protection, finding the right gun holster for your firearm based on open carry or concealed situations, determining what your Every Day Carry kit should consist of for your needs, and more, you are sure to find a resource to help you take on your day with confidence and achieve success. Whether looking for apparel guides or shooting range accessories guides, we have you covered with all the information you need to make the right decision based on your unique needs.
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