Tag: rydell

Death of the Sling Bag?

Death of the Sling Bag?

| June 22, 2018 | 9 Comments

Sling bags are my preferred form factor for carrying firearms and trauma gear, as you can access the bag’s contents without setting it down or taking it off. However, sling bags have fallen out of fashion, and it is almost impossible to find one with the size, construction, and durability necessary to do the job […]

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October 2016 EDC Updates

October 2016 EDC Updates

| October 27, 2016 | 6 Comments

Here’s an update on my primary EDC bag and its contents. I continue to carry my Adidas Rydell sling bag the vast majority of the time (98%?). It’s starting to show signs of wear, and I will do a post about this in the future. However, it still does exactly what I want to do, […]

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What Do I Wear? Choosing an EDC Bag

What Do I Wear? Choosing an EDC Bag

| August 30, 2016 | 2 Comments

YouTube channel viewer PerfectTangent asked What informs your decision to carry a given bag with a given weapon on a given day? Situation? Taste? This article will address why I choose the bags / tools to carry at any given time. This is not an article about what I look for in a bag (see this […]

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Adidas Capital Sling Bag for EDC Review

Adidas Capital Sling Bag for EDC Review

| October 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

The Adidas Rydell sling bag is the bag I recommend the most for larger-sized PDW and SBR every day carry. Unfortunately it appears that Adidas has discontinued the Rydell. The Capital is the replacement, but unfortunately it’s a poor successor. Things I dislike about the Capital: The main compartment opens at a flatter angle, which makes […]

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2015 QSI Training Advanced Rifle Class

2015 QSI Training Advanced Rifle Class

| September 3, 2015 | 4 Comments

Last Saturday I attended my third advanced rifle training class from QSI Training. Their classes and techniques continue to evolve as they watch students perform and advance their own educations. This year’s advanced rifle class was radically different for many reasons, and it was a fantastic experience. Class Overview Twelve students participated in live-fire training that […]

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TNW Firearms ASP Update

TNW Firearms ASP Update

| June 22, 2015 | 3 Comments

This post is courtesy of CR Williams, firearms instructor, author, and continuing guest SBS author — Shepherd One of my working principles is that configurations are not set in stone. I’m always willing to change something on a weapon as long as I believe that change will bring some benefit, an increase of efficiency, effectiveness, […]

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Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Adhesive Sheets Tape Review

Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Adhesive Sheets Tape Review

| December 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

I like arts and crafts as much as the next person. Especially when it involves solving a gear problem. I had a problem keeping my spare magazine in one place inside of my Adidas Rydell EDC bag. I kept it inside of a long, deep pocket and the mag would slide around. Fishing it out during […]

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