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Matt McDowell's Blog – September 2011 Archive (1)

Through-the-Lock; A NEED to Know Skill


I recently updated the through-the-lock setup that I carry in my gear (see pics below).  For years I had used a modified set of locking pliers (ViseGrip style) with separate key tools and shove knife. This setup has proven extremely effective at both alarm runs and working fires.


I've decided to change my setup to a modified "Channelok" setup.  It's going to allow me merge 2 tools into 1 and…


Added by Matt McDowell on September 7, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments

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