GHOSTHOOD Ghost-Hoodie

This product is sponsored by GHOSTHOOD.

The Ghost-Hoodie from the German company GHOSTHOOD is one of their bestsellers. With this ultra light camouflage poncho GHOSTHOOD brought a product to the market, that fills a worldwide gap. Times of heavy and voluminous camouflage are gone.

Data

Weight: 395g
Material: 100% Polyester

The Ghost-Hoodie

The style of the Ghost-Hoodie is a poncho. But the sides are stitched together to form sleeves. In this review you can see the camo pattern Concamo Green Gen 2, which is on the market since late 2020 (Background infos on concamo.com).

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Video: Tasmanian Tiger Sentinel 28 Backpack

This video is sponsored by Tasmanian Tiger.

A small tactical backpack with a volumen of 28 liters. It has got a padded back system and hip belt. On the outside you have some laser cut molle. The top access is with a zipper. Inside there is loop velcro with lasercut molle. So on the inside you can attach various pouches by Tasmanian Tiger or other manufacturers.
Product: https://www.tasmaniantiger.info/en/product/tt-sentinel-28/
German Review with detailled pictures to this pack: https://ripperkon.de/tt-sentinel-28-rucksack/
German Video to the 40 Liter Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9h-VK44rn8

Video: Rappelling with Backpack

Two methods on how to rappel with a backpack.

Rappeling with a backpack is no big thing. You just need to know how to do it and work on this basic skill. I recommend to master rappeling without any gear, before you start to rappel with full gear and backpack.
When I go climbing, my backpacks are often light enough to stay on my back without the need to use a chest harness. When the pack gets more heavy, attaching it to the belay loop and let it hang between the legs, can be the better option. But this also depends on rock quality, lighting conditions, time and how much space you have around you.

Video to the harness I am using: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UlVwj9xrzM

External Links:
Helmet Cover is Deftex Helmet Cover in Concamo Brown.
The rappel device I used is the Skylotec SPARK.

Tasmanian Tiger Modular Digi Cam VL Insert

This article is sponsored by  Tasmanian Tiger.

A velcro pouch for a camera. Usable for camera body or camera body + lens.

  • Made for lenses up to approx. 95 mm diameter and 145 mm length.
  • Not suitable for cameras with battery grip.

Weight: 155g
Material: 700den Cordura

In this review I am using a Canon EOS 5D SR in the pouch.

It can be closed with a velcro strap.

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Unity Tactical MARK Ear Pro Adapter

Supported by ACT in Black.

You can wear active ear pro underneath your helmet pads. Or you mount it directly to the helmet. Both methods have got their advantages and disadvantages. 
If you want to mount your ear pro with proper pressure to your helmet, the MARK Adapter by Unity Tactical is a reliable solution. The shown model is compatible to ARC Rails.

Here the Adapter is combined with the SARA Sordin Adapters, that can be bought seperately.

Mounting

This adapter is easy to mount. For this you need inch hexagon bits. Not the metric ones! Or you replace them.

This set is made up of several parts. Here you can see the ARC Rail Adapter disassembled. Here you can see, how the wire sits in the adapter.

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TT Focus ML Camera Bag

This article is sponsored by Tasmanian Tiger.

If you have been looking for a camera bag, it is likely, that you mainly found black ones and non-tactical ones. Now Tasmanian Tiger offers a molle pouch for people who want to bring a camera. This camera bag can be placed on a belt, attached with Molle or carried with a shoulder sling.

Data

  • Material: 700den Cordura
  • Weight: 505g
  • Removable and adjustable shoulder sling
  • Removable hip strap
  • Carry handle
  • Inner lid pocket
  • Completely padded main compartment with zipper
  • Loop velcro for patches on the lid
  • Integrated rain cover
  • Two accessory pockets inside
  • Adjustable seperators
  • Attachable to a belt with a channel on the backside
  • MOLLE-Reverse-System
  • Lasercut-MOLLE-System

Features

On the outside you can see the lasercut molle. You have some slits for pouches. On the sides is also molle. With additional pouches you can add more space for needed equipment.

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TT Tele Lens Bag

This article is sponsored by Tasmanian Tiger.

I waited for such a product for quite some time. Now finally there is a Lens Bag for medium Tele Lenses by TT. The size fits well for a Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS II. I combined this pouch with a sling, that is not delivered with this product!

Data

  • Material: 700den Cordura
  • Weight: 185g
  • Adjustable to different lenght lenses.
  • Padded bag with zipper.
  • Also usable with 50mm belts.
  • Usable with medium size tele lenses up to 100 mm diameter and 245 mm length.
  • Flexible area for tripod-adapters (they can stay on the lens)
  • Molle on the backside

Features

The bag is padded from all sides. Only the elastic area for the tripod adapter is not padded. The elastic material is also not waterproof.

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Arc’teryx E220 Riggers Harness

You can get this product at HQG

An extra light weight and compact climbing harness with certification.

Product Details

  • Small pack size
  • Wide leg loops for comfort
  • Light and compact
  • Weight:  245 g/ 8.7oz (L)

Material

  • Tweave┬« Durastretch™ (Belt)
  • Vapor Mesh™ 7075 (Leg loops)
  • Buckle made from T6 eloxiertem Aluminium

Certification
Meets European EN 12277 (safety relevant requirements) and EN 358.

This set consists out of a belt and leg loops. Here you can see, how compact this system is. I added the shock-cord later.

Belt

The belt has got a width of 50mm. So it fits in all standard tactical pants. The belt has got a curve. With this it better fits the hips. In this review you can see the version in Multicam.

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Removable Paint Job for Weapons

I uploaded a video about a mix of chalk with paint. With this you can easily paint your rifle with a color, that can be removed easily.

Painting a rifle with some fancy spraypaint is not allways possible. Maybe spray paint is not available or you want to be able to remove the camouflage quite easily. For this you can use this mixture of chalk (CaCO3) with water and paint.

Some reasons to use removable paint:
– Your unit does not allow to apply “permanent” Paintjob to your Equipment
– Tactical gear in decent colors is not available
– The gear does not have IRR safe colors
– Money and access to proper colors is limited

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Video: How to make / sew a plate carrier

Long time ago I made several plate carriers myself. I also uploaded MYOG (make your own gear) videos to show, how I made them and how I made other nylon products. Now after some years I decided it is time for some MYOG content again.
So here I show you, how I turned some raw materials to a plate carrier for ballistic protection inserts.