Facilitating fire making, shelter building, food gathering, navigation and other survival essentials, the Scout kit from Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) contains a good mix of equipment intended to keep a wayward outdoorsman from becoming, well, out of luck. Weighing just 5.6 ozs., the kit includes a survival blanket, rescue whistle, a 20 mm compass, signal mirror, fishing tackle/sewing supplies, duct tape, tinder and a sparker—all contained in an orange, waterproof bag. Price: $26. Contact: Adventure Medical Kits; (800) 324-3517; adventuremedicalkits.com.
Product Preview: SOL Scout Survival Kit
Leupold’s DeltaPoint Micro doesn’t look like any other slide-mounted optic. Rather than using a flat-bottomed design, the DP Micro features an L-shaped mounting surface that covers the top-rear portion of its host’s slide, with a small 9 mm lens sitting atop the gun and the battery compartment overhanging the aft of the slide.
For the past 13 years, Streamlight has donated proceeds from sales of the pink lights to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
This week on American Rifleman Television, we go behind-the-scenes to see how Colt makes its revolvers, test the Kel-Tec P17 pistol and examine the history of the German Gewehr 33/40 rifle.