Looking for a gift with a tactical spin for the holidays? Here are five ideas under $50, that will last for years and years of adventures to come.
Give big while spending less. All these websites are the maximum value for the dollar, and we even found a number of gifts with a great discount for you to snap quickly.
The gift of hitting a site
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Provide your beloved for land, sea and air. The Oakley 6″ LSA Terrain boot not just look good. The design reflects the mission requirements for some of the nation’s most elite warriors.
Although it may be a battlefield premium footwear, it will also be hiking, hunting and really anything outdoors to another level. How is that possible? They look cool for starters. Some notable features include leak-proof under the feet of protection and slip resistance for maximum traction. They are also designed for a comfortable, snug fit, with ultra shock absorption— making the longest walks in rough terrain as comfortably as possible.
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And the best bit? Regularly they retail for about $140.00, but you can snap them up here for only $39.99.
Only a tactical gear
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Patches are a great gift, and the wide range of excellent, sustainable options on Mil-Spec Monkey means that you can choose something really on the size of your gift recipients. And the lucky recipient can then use it to customize and add individuality to tactical bags, tactical vests and tactical clothing – and not to forget their favorite hats.
The AMERICAN flag is a classic. Monkey AMERICAN Flag Patch comes in a number of colors and design options, including multiple camouflage patterns. But there are also plenty of other fun options such as “GUNFIGHTER STRONG” and “THAT GUY.” Or the “OLD SCHOOL” that the company describes as “for old-timers, and a generally gray people done in a retro style.”
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The smart design allows for quick and easy application and removal. Patches retail for about $3.50 to $10.00
Two bags in one
Why not two gifts, but only one buy? Maxpedition 8″ x 12″ Pistol Case/Gun Rug is a excellent gun bag that ensures that your weapon and components safe – but it also works well to tote around a tablet safe and scratch free.
Maxpedition bags are equipped with an extreme degree of excellent technique. They are used by tactical professionals, but also by professional shooters.
The padded main compartment fits one pistol and up to seven magazines. Within is keep magazines and tools organized and easily accessible. The company’s nylon fabric is treated with Teflon to resist both water and dirt.
Comes in black, OD green and Khaki and sells for $41.99.
Defeat the cold with ultra tactical customization
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There is no question Arc’teryx LEAF is like the Savile Row of tactical adaptation. The technique and quality of the clothing is fantastic and well recorded in the special operations space.
The Arc’teryx LEAF Assault Balaclava FR is a lightweight head cover that is fire-resistant and made of a strong breathable material. It is designed to transfer seamlessly with eye and ear protection and that is fantastic for people that work on their shooting outdoors in the cold weather – but it is also designed for compatibility with oxygen masks and helmets so it is also a excellent gift for skydivers, ATV-ers and mountain bikers.
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Really, it is a perfect gift for anyone with views on the cold or out on adventure, work, or go about a normal day in the winter.
Usually sells for $55.00, but you can snap-up for $49.00 here.
The Vertx Kryptek Gunfighter Shirt is designed for top performance in the type of intense scenarios in which tactical professionals encounter. But this means, that it is also very run for all kinds of outdoor activities. The patterns both look cool and provide camouflage for hunters to blend in unnoticed.
It is made of a material originally developed for the army, designed to be rugged and comfortable at the same time during long missions. With flying hot brass in the mind, the collar is designed to protect the neck, and there is a hidden bicep pocket to stash stuff.
Usually sells for $119.95, but you can click here for more than 50 percent discount to $49.95.
Allison Barrie consults at the highest levels of defence, travelled more than 70 countries, is a lawyer with four postgraduate degrees and now is the author of the new book “the Future of Weapons: Access Granted” for invisible tanks by thought-controlled fighter jets. Click here for more information about FOX Firepower columnist and host Allison Barrie and you can follow her on Twitter @allison_barrie.