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Are You Prepared? 5 Must-Haves for Your Bug Out Bag

Being ready for anything means being prepared to go at a moment’s notice, and the best way to do that is to have a Bug Out Bag. Designed to have everything you need in case you need to “bug out”, hence the name, your bug out bag should be stock full [...]

2015-09-02T12:41:28+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Are You Prepared? 5 Must-Haves for Your Bug Out Bag

Tommie Copper: Science Behind the Compression Apparel

Tommie Copper is a brand of compression apparel that is infused with copper, designed to relieve pain in areas where worn. Their line-up consists of compression sleeves for the ankle, calf, knee, wrist and elbow, as well as men and women’s compression shorts and shirts. Tom Kallish, who claims to have [...]

2015-08-13T12:30:38+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Tommie Copper: Science Behind the Compression Apparel

Tips for Concealed Carry

Perhaps you’ve decided to start carrying a concealed firearm, or perhaps concealed carry is an old habit. Regardless, it never hurts to hear a few tips when it comes to carrying a concealed weapon on your person. Here are a few things to keep in mind to help you effectively and [...]

2015-08-06T14:41:51+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Tips for Concealed Carry

OC and Pepper Spray Variations

Pepper spray comes from oleoresin capsicum (OC), which is actually a chemical distilled from peppers. OC causes extreme pain and burning when it comes into contact with the eyes, skin or mucous membranes, which makes it very effective in deterring or stopping attacks. The effects of pepper spray are instant and [...]

2015-07-30T09:28:25+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on OC and Pepper Spray Variations

The History of OC and Pepper Spray

It is somewhat surprising that the same ingredient that is used to spice up food is also used to create a powerful tool for self-defense. Pepper spray, also known as OC spray, is used in law enforcement, riot control, crowd control, and personal self-defense, including defense against dogs and even bears. [...]

2015-07-23T15:31:15+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on The History of OC and Pepper Spray

History of Handcuffs

There’s no denying the sheer importance of handcuffs, a law enforcement officer’s staple tool for restraining. Handcuffed detainees are far less likely to flee, cause damage, or become aggressive. These tools have such a place in society that it’s almost impossible to think of a law enforcement officer and not have [...]

2015-07-16T10:36:19+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on History of Handcuffs

The Stories Behind Famous Brands

Many legacies begin with a single person’s aspirations or dreams. From a famous chef all the way to the President of the United States; everyone starts out relatively small. Even the most famous brand names can have humble beginnings. 5.11 Tactical The 5.11 brand, for example, was famously started by mountain [...]

2015-06-29T16:01:14+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on The Stories Behind Famous Brands

Top Safety Footwear Features

The human foot is made of dozens of tiny individual bones, as well as numerous muscles, ligaments, and nerves. On top of that, the foot serves as a necessary component to one of our most basic methods of transportation. It’s safe to say that without the use of our feet we’d [...]

2015-06-22T12:46:38+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Top Safety Footwear Features

5.11 Tactical Debuts Limited Edition Folds of Honor T-Shirt

5.11 Tactical®: Global Innovator of Tactical Apparel and Gear Will Donate Portion of Proceeds Generated Through Purchase of T-Shirt to Non-Profit Organization that Benefits Military Families of Wounded and Fallen Soldiers MODESTO, Calif. Feb. 12, 2015—5.11 Tactical®, the global innovator of tactical apparel and gear, has launched a limited edition 5.11 [...]

2015-05-18T09:40:25+00:00 Federal & Military, Shop Galls|Comments Off on 5.11 Tactical Debuts Limited Edition Folds of Honor T-Shirt