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A to Z of Tactical Gear & Equipment Manufacturers

Post by THE ARCHANGEL » Tue Dec 27, 2005 3:25 pm

The following is a list of well known and respected Tactical, Equipment, and General Gear Manufacturers. It?s built upon my personal favorites and by no means is a complete list so if you know, use, or recommend another brand or retailer, please let me know and I?ll update the list.

Downtown Tactical LLC:
http://www.downtowntactical.com/store/
Owned and operated by our very own Matt ?Downtown? Brown and Brad "Ghostbear" Bowers. DT is starting to produce his own custom designs and can get most of the gear manufactured below, so check in with him. Support our local dealers!!!

5.11 Tactical Gear & Clothing:
http://www.511tactical.com/

BDS Tactical:
http://www.rstacticalgear.com/cat_special.cfm

BlackHawk Industries:
http://www.blackhawkindustries.com/

Blackwater USA:
http://www.blackwaterusa.com/proshop/

CamelBack:
http://www.camelbak.com/default2.cfm?

CRYE Precision:
http://www.cryeprecision.com/

CSM Tactical Gear:
http://www.csmgear.com/New/Main/index.htm

DiamondBack Tactical:
http://www.store.yahoo.com/diamondback/

Eagle Industries:
http://www.eagleindustries.com/welcome.asp

EMDOM USA:
http://stores.skipjack.com/emdomusa/Sea ... l+Products

High Speed Gear:
http://www.highspeedgearinc.com/index.htm

Integrated Combat Equipment (ICE):
http://www.icetactical.com/

Kifaru Gear:
http://www.kifaru.net/MGhome.htm

Lightfighter:
http://www.lightfighter.com/

Maxpedition Hard Use Gear:
http://www.maxpedition.com/product_catalog.htm

Paraclete Armor & Equipment:
http://www.paracletearmor.com/

Practical Tactical, LLC.:
http://www.practicaltactical.net/StoreFront.bok

SPEC. Ops Brand:
http://www.specopsbrand.com/main.html

Specialty Defense Systems (SDS):
http://secure.specialtydefense.com/cgi- ... index.html

Surefire:
http://www.surefire.com/maxexp/main/co_ ... /sesent/00

TAD Gear:
http://www.tadgear.com/index2.html

Tactical Assault Gear (TAG):
http://store.tacticalassaultgear.com/

Tactical Tailor:
http://www.tacticaltailor.com/

Tactical Shop:
http://www.tacticalshop.com/

Other Stores & Suppliers:

Botach Tactical:
http://www.botac.com/

Brigade QuarterMasters:
http://www.actiongear.com/

Cheaper than Dirt:
http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/ctd/default.asp?
A great retailer of miscellaneous gear. One of the few who carry the MilSpec Plus brand.

PMDC Tactical:
http://www.pmdc-tactical.com/

QuarterMaster:
http://www.qmuniforms.com/

The Sportsmans Guide:
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/
Locally owned and operated, they have a warehouse showroom if you want to go in to pick up. Mostly Surplus gear but great place for the budget minded. Our very own GunnyKnight is an employee of ?the Guide?.

US Tactical Supply:
http://www.ustacticalsupply.com/

US Cavalry:
http://www.uscav.com/
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Post by TYRO » Tue Dec 27, 2005 3:37 pm

Nice list Gabe, the Wannabe forums have a huge one, you might have to sign up to the forum to see it but its worth it, BTW this is sorta a only gear site for those who didn't know, no airsoft talk. Heck I guess we could just copy and paste the whole first post onto hear if you want.

http://wannabe.ipbhost.com/index.php?showtopic=803

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Post by THE ARCHANGEL » Tue Dec 27, 2005 3:45 pm

Yeah, you have to register to see there site. I'm a member so maybe I'll browse thru their list and make additions.... In the end, there are SO many sites and manufacturers.
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Post by bikemancs » Wed Dec 28, 2005 2:59 pm

Ranger Joe's
http://www.rangerjoes.com

Gold Nugget Surplus
http://www.goldnuggetsurplus.com

Also...

CP Gear (Canada)
http://www.cpgear.com/

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Post by Risto » Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:27 am

http://www.supplycaptain.com is a great website, I got all my MOLLE pouches, a couple BDU belts, knee and elbow pads, and ESS Land Ops Goggles from them with no problems. Also heard nothing but good things about their service.
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Post by Mitu » Mon Feb 20, 2006 12:25 pm

You could add Amron International to that list (http://www.amronintl.com). Just ordered a Kelty 3500 MAP pack from them.
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Post by Junshi » Mon Feb 20, 2006 3:14 pm

http://www.southwestmotorsports.com/
They make great tactical gloves, and have fantastic customer service.

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Post by Wondergoat » Sun Jun 11, 2006 6:39 am

I was cruising around Airsoft Ohio and found a wonderfully comprehensive list of all sorts of links, from gear and gun retailers to groups near and far that play, also a couple of DIY links at the bottom! :-D

http://www.airsoftohio.com/links/links.php
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Re: A to Z of Tactical Gear & Equipment Manufacturers

Post by ACE » Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:27 pm

Just a question... is http://www.ebairsoft.com a good reseller/retailer of gear because I'm considering buying from them and am not completely sure. Their site seems a little janky.

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Post by ACE » Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:27 pm

Just a question... is http://www.ebairsoft.com a good reseller/retailer of gear because I'm considering buying from them and am not completely sure. Their site seems a little janky.

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Post by Touchette » Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:58 am

ACE wrote:Just a question... is http://www.ebairsoft.com a good reseller/retailer of gear because I'm considering buying from them and am not completely sure. Their site seems a little janky.

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That's Ebay Banned...they sell knock stuff. I've only bought an ACM ACOG from them. It came without the backup sight that was supposed to be attached, but they sent me the missing piece when I brought it up to them.
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Post by ACE » Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:57 pm

Okay, thanks for the info.

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Post by slusk17 » Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:45 pm

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Post by Touchette » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:07 am

I believe you mean Pantac, they're an SE-Asia based company that makes mostly knock-off items, and Depending on who you talk to it's about the same quality as Condor. I personally have no experience with the brand, but have heard it is fine for airsoft use and you can find quite a few reviews of their products all over online.
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Re: A to Z of Tactical Gear & Equipment Manufacturers

Post by mike1234 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:22 am

THE ARCHANGEL wrote:The following is a list of well known and respected Tactical, Equipment, and General Gear Manufacturers. It?s built upon my personal favorites and by no means is a complete list so if you know, use, or recommend another brand or retailer, please let me know and I?ll update the list.

Downtown Tactical LLC:
http://www.downtowntactical.com/store/
Owned and operated by our very own Matt ?Downtown? Brown and Brad "Ghostbear" Bowers. DT is starting to produce his own custom designs and can get most of the gear manufactured below, so check in with him. Support our local dealers!!!

5.11 Tactical Gear & Clothing:
http://www.511tactical.com/

BDS Tactical:
http://www.rstacticalgear.com/cat_special.cfm

BlackHawk Industries:
http://www.blackhawkindustries.com/

Blackwater USA:
http://www.blackwaterusa.com/proshop/

CamelBack:
http://www.camelbak.com/default2.cfm?

CRYE Precision:
http://www.cryeprecision.com/

CSM Tactical Gear:
http://www.csmgear.com/New/Main/index.htm

DiamondBack Tactical:
http://www.store.yahoo.com/diamondback/

Eagle Industries:
http://www.eagleindustries.com/welcome.asp

EMDOM USA:
http://stores.skipjack.com/emdomusa/Sea ... l+Products

High Speed Gear:
http://www.highspeedgearinc.com/index.htm

Integrated Combat Equipment (ICE):
http://www.icetactical.com/

Kifaru Gear:
http://www.kifaru.net/MGhome.htm

Lightfighter:
http://www.lightfighter.com/

Maxpedition Hard Use Gear:
http://www.maxpedition.com/product_catalog.htm

Paraclete Armor & Equipment:
http://www.paracletearmor.com/

Practical Tactical, LLC.:
http://www.practicaltactical.net/StoreFront.bok

SPEC. Ops Brand:
http://www.specopsbrand.com/main.html

Specialty Defense Systems (SDS):
http://secure.specialtydefense.com/cgi- ... index.html

Surefire:
http://www.surefire.com/maxexp/main/co_ ... /sesent/00

TAD Gear:
http://www.tadgear.com/index2.html

Tactical Assault Gear (TAG):
http://store.tacticalassaultgear.com/

Tactical Tailor:
http://www.tacticaltailor.com/

Tactical Shop:
http://www.tacticalshop.com/

Other Stores & Suppliers:

Botach Tactical:
http://www.botac.com/

Brigade QuarterMasters:
http://www.actiongear.com/

Cheaper than Dirt:
http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/ctd/default.asp?
A great retailer of miscellaneous gear. One of the few who carry the MilSpec Plus brand.

PMDC Tactical:
http://www.pmdc-tactical.com/

QuarterMaster:
http://www.qmuniforms.com/

The Sportsmans Guide:
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/
http://tacticalassaultgear.net/tactical ... bat-gloves
Locally owned and operated, they have a warehouse showroom if you want to go in to pick up. Mostly Surplus gear but great place for the budget minded. Our very own GunnyKnight is an employee of ?the Guide?.

US Tactical Supply:
http://www.ustacticalsupply.com/

US Cavalry:
http://www.uscav.com/

Thank you THE ARCHANGEL for sharing this information, I am looking from a long time for a good website to buy a tactical clothing.

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Re: A to Z of Tactical Gear & Equipment Manufacturers

Post by gottabea1911 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:30 am

I gotta add streamlight been using them for a couple years and love em.
http://m.streamlight.com/en-us

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Re: A to Z of Tactical Gear & Equipment Manufacturers

Post by Archer » Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:22 pm

This list is going to get a major revamp here soon, so if you know of any manufacturers put them down and we will make sure that they are included.
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Re: A to Z of Tactical Gear & Equipment Manufacturers

Post by Monarch416 » Sat Jun 04, 2016 12:51 am

Us elite gear
https://www.us-elitegear.com/
Chase tactical
https://www.chasetactical.com/
Shellback tactical
https://www.shellbacktactical.com/
Mayflower
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Grey ghost gear
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Blue force gear
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Original Soe gear
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Lbx tactical
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