Contributor- Chad Ray If you’re going to be prepared by carrying a firearm, knife or other defense implement with you, why not be prepared with some good clothing as well?  I don’t mean go straight cargo pants or camouflage gear, I just mean wear clothing that’s going to allow you some dynamic movement and allow for functional use in a worst-case scenario. I once taught a course where we talked to the students about casual, non-tactical dress to conduct daily business.  This clothing needed to be capable of handling a tactical scenario, but not look tactical.  Ultimately we always ended up with some students lookingRead More →

I found this Tactical gem in the crease of my Chipotle bag.  It caught my eye especially because I feel like I do not see much art or illustration of the current military in day to day life. Then I read the story and it was intriguing as well.  I researched this concept and learned about Chipotle’s Cultivating Thought” Essay Contest for middle and high school students, offering each of 10 winners a $20,000 scholarship.  They used the chosen works as inspiration and content for their bags, cups & marketing materials. This particular story was about a family of refugees story having their last meal before they were comingRead More →

  Tough, durable and just short of bullet proof are words to use when describing the Braddock Pant. We needed a Fall/Winter weight pant to round out the TD pant line and so we developed the Braddock.  Made from a 16 oz Cotton Canvas that you can run through tough brush or hit the deck and not be concerned with tearing.  Because our customer is on the move and doing tactical sh*t we added 2 way stretch panels in all the right places, back yolk, gusset and the knee area. This allows the user to move freely yet still have plenty of warmth and protection.Read More →


TD is pleased to announce that we were hand selected to launch the Atlas 8 Dry Fire Laser Training Target System. We have been working with Salted Earth to launch this new innovative product. There is nothing on the market that has the capabilities and diversity that the Atlas 8 has. Whether you are a civilian that wants to train more or in a familiar surrounding or you are an officer that needs to run scenario based training exercises Atlas 8 will work. The Atlas 8 target, is a robust real time dry fire target that gives the user instant feedback. It has a ruggedRead More →


Review | TD Neptune Pants Review Video (Tactical Distributors) Todd Via of Via Outdoors TD NEPTUNE PANTS*:… *SIZING TIP: I wear a size 34W and I required a size 36W in the Neptune Pants for a comfortable fit. The Carlos Ray Pants 2.0 are true to size. This is going to be the first video of a two-part series on a couple of pants from Tactical Distributors. We are going to discuss the pros and cons of each. In the first video I am going to review the newest member of the Neptune Family, the Neptune Pant. In the second video we are goingRead More →


Here is the process of selecting a pistol range bag the works for your needs… I have been shooting for years and invested in many different types of range bags. Based on trial and error, I found a good system that works for me in a variety of training situations. What is your purpose? I treat my gear like I do with my training. Purpose driven. I think through the different scenarios and gear I may need for evolving my training and skills. I have witnessed many guys roll their Large bags and cases through the range with everything they need to start a small war. I don’tRead More →