5.11 Tactical Week – Giveaway #1

All week, the awesome people over at 5.11 Tactical are hooking up lucky readers with some sweet gear.   In case you didn’t already know, 5.11 creates superior products for law enforcement, military and firefighting professionals.

Giveaway #1 is your choice of ONE of these three blades:

Scout Folding Knife

  • AUS 8 blade steel
  • 3.5 flat grind plain edge Spear Point blade
  • Blade-Tech® V-Hole in blade for easy, quick deployment
  • Subdued Black oxide coating on blade and all hardware
  • 4.75 closed, 8.25 open
  • Liner lock construction-Nested 420-J2 heat-treated stainless steel liners
  • Comfortably-shaped G10 Scales (.08 thick)
  • Removable reversible clip allows four carry position options
  • Lanyard hole
  • Heavy-Duty pivot post and screw with Torx®fasteners
  • Torx® wrench included for carry clip adjustment
  • Mike Vellekamp design

The Scout Folding Knife is a workhorse folder with a standard blade size. Its ergonomic, comfortable handle shape, finger choil and top spine jimping on the blade provide improved user-control. The Scout Folding Knife’s conventional spear point blade makes it perfect for your everyday carry blade, handling any task you face with ease.

Side Kick Rescue

  • AUS8 blade steel
  • Mike Vellekamp design
  • 4mm blade thickness
  • Built in belt cutter and oxygen key
  • Sheath has removable/reversible clip
  • Compatible with web platforms
  • Includes Velcro wrap for securing to boot
  • Includes breakaway neck chain

The Side Kick™ Rescue fits perfectly in your boots and built in oxygen key and belt cutter can literally be a life saver.

Side Kick Boot Knife

  • 4mm blade thickness
  • 2” combo edge modified Tanto blade
  • Subdued Black oxide coating with skeletonized handle
  • Injection molded plastic sheath for boot and dutybelt carry
  • Ambidextrous up/down/left/right options
  • Attaches to MOLLE webbing or web platform
  • Includes Allen wrench to adjust pocket depth
  • Includes break-away chain for wear as a neck knife
  • Mike Vellekamp/Blade-Tech® design
  • Length 5.5″
  • AUS 8 blade steel

The Side Kick™ is a great choice for boot or belt carry and can even be worn as a neck knife. The sheath is also MOLLE compatible.

Be sure to check out 5.11’s full line of polo shirts, cargo pants, hiking boots, and flashlights.

Giveaway Rules:

  • You must be located in the U.S.
  • Don’t be a dick (this always applies) and enter the contest if you are just planning on selling the item if you win.

How to enter:

  • Just leave ONE comment on this post completing the sentence “I need a tactical knife because…”.  Don’t reply to anyone.  More than one comment will disqualify you.  Funnier the better!  Entertain me!
  • Use a valid email address so I can contact you if you win.  Your email address will not be used for anything else but notifying you of a win.

The Draw:

  • At midnight tonight I’ll close the comments and generate a random number.  The number will correspond to the winner, who I will then contact for their mailing address.

Good luck!



Aaron April 4, 2012 at 08:55 am

Because one can never have too many knives!


Jordan April 4, 2012 at 11:45 am

I need a tactical knife because I live in California and I cannot keep calm and carry one.


Blaine April 4, 2012 at 01:37 pm

I need a tactical knife because zombies.


Breadnought April 4, 2012 at 05:24 pm

I need a tactical knife because clamshell packaging is difficult to open.


brandon gerken April 4, 2012 at 06:40 pm

I need a tactical knife so i can look cool when i cut stuff DUH……


chillax01 April 4, 2012 at 09:07 pm

I need a tactical knife because… i lost mine and the side kicks look perfect for daily carry!


Down&Out In CA April 5, 2012 at 06:58 pm

I need a tactical knife because I cant open the packaging on the knife I just got and my tactical scissors are on backorder with LAPG.


Jason Collett July 4, 2012 at 03:34 am

I need a tactical knife because it makes liberals cry.


Adam G July 4, 2012 at 09:01 am

I need a tactical knife because I don’t have enough of them.


Keith Lijewski September 9, 2012 at 03:01 pm

I need a tactical knife because my rush72 doesn’t have one in it.


mcain3 May 1, 2017 at 08:02 pm
Lamarquis Jones July 2, 2017 at 07:55 pm

“I need a tactical knife because gotta get ready for the end days.



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