The Wilderness Giles Tactical Sling

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posted on December 7, 2011
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Giles Stock drew on his experience as a Gunsite instructor and friend of The Wilderness Tactical Products to conceive his self-named Giles Tactical Sling.

Deceptively simple in appearance, the U.S.-made sling consists of custom-fabricated, extra-dense, 1¼-inch nylon webbing that retains its shape yet is still flexible and comfortable. The sling’s high-strength, non-glare polymer hardware is both light and quiet.

Once attached to the rifle’s sling swivels, the sling forms a loop into which the user places his head and weak-side shoulder. Thus worn, it suspends the rifle across the user’s front and down along his weak-side leg, giving him hands-free access to a sidearm or the ability to perform other tasks. To bring the rifle into action, the user simply reaches down and raises it to the shoulder. The sling can also be worn as a traditional strap over the strong-side shoulder, in muzzle-up or muzzle-down modes, by closing the loop. The Giles Tactical Sling comes in a variety of gun-specific models-fitting everything from ARs to AUGs to others as rare as the BM-59 folding-stocked M14/M1A. It is available in black, coyote and OD colors for both right- and left-handed users. Price: $22 to $55.                

Contact: Wilderness Tactical Products; (800) 775-5650; www.thewilderness.com.

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