10 must-have tactical gifts for Father's Day
It’s finally heating up, which means two things: one, Father’s Day is approaching, and two, it’s time to get outdoors. Is the man on your list not quite the tie and cufflink type? Perfect, ‘cause neither are we. Get him what he really wants this Father’s Day.
Some of our favorite TacticaList contributors compiled the following list of the best gifts to get (and give) this year for Father’s Day. Check them out!
1. The Tactical Chef Apron
Is the dad on your list the ultimate grill master? Treat him like one with the Tactical chef apron. The cotton, machine washable apron includes a real MOLLE system to hold every grilling gadget you could think of, plus 5 pouches, and removable back and front Velcro patches.
2. The 5.11 Tactical TMT PLx Penlight
The 5.11 TMT PLx Penlight is designed to provide full-sized tactical lighting in the palm of your hand. Powered by two AAA batteries, the TMT PLx casts a cone of light 40 meters long and offers four hours of runtime on a single charge.
3. Crucial multi-tool
The Crucial by Gerber is a rugged stainless steel multi-tool that features V-cut wire cutters, a Philips screwdriver, a half-fine, half-serrated blade, a strap cutter, and a flat head screw driver. The handles are ergonomically curved for a better grip and more torque, and it weighs just five ounces.
4. Work boots
Price: $49.00 - 229.00
From Timberland to Converse to Reebok and Georgia, all the top brand boots are on sale at WorkBootsUSA for Father’s Day, plus free shipping! (Pictured is the Wolverine Amphibian CarbonMAX SafetyTow GORETEX Waterproof 6” Boot, on sale for $105.00)
5. Stack-On 8 gun security cabinet
Southern Police Equipment’s Stack-On 8 gun heavy gauge steel cabinet features a removable top shelf, a foam-padded bottom, 2 adjustable bins, and fits up to eight rifles or shotguns up to 54” tall. It’s on sale for 164.99.
6. 5.11 Tactical Range Qualifier Bag
5.11’s qualifier bag is made of durable, abrasion-resistant nylon, featuring seven zip compartments, an integrated pistol rug, and removable ammo tote, plus built-in magazine pockets in the front panel. Everything in stores and online at 5.11 Tactical is 15% off for Father’s Day.
7. SpeedTech Lights Gift Card
Price: $25.00 +
Don’t know what to get dad? Let him to do the shopping with a gift card to SpeedTech Lights. From flashlights to light bars to speakers, there’s something for every tactical man on your list. Use promo code STLFATHERSDAY at checkout for 15% off gift cards.
8. The Sig Sauer Action Enhancement Package & Short Reset Trigger Package
Price: $134.95, $59.95
Save $45 when dad sends his Sig Sauer off to the factory gunsmiths for a polish to lighten and smooth both double and single-action trigger pulls without voiding the factory warranty. With the purchase of the enhancement package, the short trigger reset package is only $59.95 (normally $99.95).
9. Polar V800 training watch
If the father on your list is an athlete, the Polar V800 is a must. The GPS signal is reliable for those off-the-grid runners, plus a unique “Back to Start” feature guides the user to the most efficient route to return to their trail. It’s water resistant to 30m and can accurately measure heart rate while swimming, making it ideal for the triathlete on your list.
10. Ultra Crimson Carry II
Looking to go big this Father’s Day? The Ultra Crimson Carry II pistol comes highly recommended from retired military small arms trainer and former police officer Lindsey Bertomen. The .45 caliber is just 6.8” long and 25 ounces, making it the ideal pistol for concealed or back-up carry.