• Mini 14 Ranch Rifle 
  • Blue Force Gear Vickers Sling
  • Vortex Sparc II
  • Ruger SR9
  • Mayflower APC Multicam
  • Esee Izula
  • Esstac M4 KYWI Double Mag Pouch- SHORTY
  • Esstac Pistol KYWI Triple Mag Pouch
  • HSGI Improved Blowout Pouch
  • FASTmag Gen 3 5.56 Magazine Carrier
  • Tactical Tailor Fight-Light Side Plate Pockets
  • 10x12 AR500 Front and Rear Plates
  • 6x6 AR500 Side Plates

Lately I’ve been incorporating a bit more movement into my range time. Here I’ve set up two pieces of steel at 40 yds with the goal of hitting each twice while standing and then repeating while kneeling. Just from watching, I can see that I lose speed due to scanning THROUGH my optic rather than lifting my head as well as my slow movement while I change positions. This is why we record video though, so NO RAGRETS! 😂

Belt: @archangelsystems
Holster: @m3tacticalkydex
Pouches: @_esstac

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Running the Redback One Operator Readiness test in kit. Why? Because the drill was intended to be run in kit. Rocking one of our Ragnarok holsters which allows for very fast transitions and easy re-holstering. EssTac KYWI pouches on my belt providing fresh sources of freedom for my freedom sticks.

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Decided to follow up yesterday’s pic of my rifle with a full gear loadout.

Pictured is:

  • LBT 6094B Slick Plate Carrier, with issued Large SAPI strike plates, with attached IFAK, 27oz Source hydration pouch, and side magazine pouches (with Esstac KYWI inserts)
  • GoRuck SD25 Backpack
  • FrankenAR, with Primary Arms MD06, BCM Gunfighter Keymod VFG, Surefire M951 w/ LED head
  • Emdom E-MM Gunslinger Sling
  • Oakley Lightweight SI Gloves
  • VTAC Cobra buckle belt
  • Bravo Concealment RTT Light-Bearing Holster
  • Army RFI-issued combat pants
  • CZ P09 with a Streamlight TLR-1s
  • Howard Leight Impact Sport earmuffs
  • Smith Optics Aegis Echo eyepro
  • Garmont T8 boots

Some of this stuff (namely the plates and IFAK) will have to be replaced in the next year since I’ll have to return them when I ETS, I’m going to have to be on the lookout for replacements.


Received my LBT 6094A in MAS Grey today, to replace my 6094B Slick in Multicam. Fits my Large plates perfectly (despite it supposedly being sized for Medium plates), and the color’s awesome, slightly darker than it appears in the photos, and it matches my AR’s paintjob very nicely. The regular 6094 is a bit more comfortable than the Slick, since it’s got the extra padding on the shoulders and it’s hardly any heavier, but it is a little bulkier, though it’s still pretty low-profile if you set it up to be. 

You can stow a full size handgun in the radio pouches if you so choose (pictured with my CZ P09 w/ TLR-1), and it’s got a built-in Kangaroo pouch up front that you can fit three mags in with one of LBT’s inserts. I’ve got just regular old issued double-mag pouches with Esstac KYWI inserts until I can decide on how I want to run my magazines.

First impressions are nothing but positive, I can’t wait to get out and get it dirty and sweaty and see if those great first impressions hold up.