New Products: Blue Lives Matter

We’ve supported Law Enforcement before there were Social Media campaigns and when # was just a funny symbol on your telephone keypad. Captain Dave’s is happy to help you cut through the noise with our new products specifically designed to show your support. Whether you’re snapping selfies at the shooting range or keeping a low profile, these products will show that you #BackTheBlue with pride.

 

 

Here are our recommendations:

 

For the social media savvy: Looking for that bold, colorful, and eye-catching style? We recommend the new Blue Lives Matter T-Shirt by Erazor Bits. With the phrases “Blue Lives Matter” and “Honor the Lives That Protect Yours” stamped on the front and back, people will know exactly where you stand the second you walk in the room. This high-quality, heavy-weight 100% preshrunk cotton features a metallic American flag and police badge graphic on the front and back to ensure that your message is conveyed in complete comfort.

 

 

Bonus: This shirt is perfect for social media photos and pairs nicely with the popular tag, #BlueLivesMatter.

 

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Maximalist Footwear: Boots That Protect Your Feet & Back

You’ve heard of minimalist footwear? Well, now there’s Maximalist footwear for those of us who don’t want to run barefoot, especially on the job.

New FATT MAXX Tactical Research Boots at Captain Dave's

The Fatt Maxx line from Tactical Research by Belleville Boots is designed to maximize the cushioning between your feet and the ground, increasing both comfort and rebound when you walk, run, stand, or march. Great for the field, but also a welcome relief when you have to pull a double shift and spend most of it on your feet.

 

How do they do it? By combining the exclusive Vibram® Ballistic outsole and an ultra cushioning, shock absorbing Fatt Maxx midsole, the Maxx Series allows your foot to sink deeply into the sole and offers more shock absorbancy than other leading athletic tactical boots. For added comfort, boot-wearers with high arches or flat feet have the option to replace the top insole for the ultimate customized fit.

New FATT MAXX Boots from Tactical Research

If you are law enforcement or EMS, this brand new line is the perfect investment for those of you looking to protect your feet and back.

 

Captain Dave’s is proud to be one of the first to offer the Fatt Maxx line on our website and storefront. If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on a new pair of boots, now is the perfect time to stop in and experience this ultimate performance gear.

 

New Thermals for Ajax: Our First Major Winter Storm

With the first major winter storm of the season, Ajax, hovering over the Mid-West and the Rockies, now is the time to prepare for the cold conditions and rain that will sweep across the country this week and throughout the Winter season. If you plan to work or play outdoors in the cold, be sure to layer up your clothes and cover up your extremities for optimal comfort and protection.

New Thermals for Ajax

We are offering three new styles of thermal underwear that make ideal base layers for a variety of outdoor activities and conditions. Moisture on your skin from snow or sweat will cause you to feel cold and clammy and will pull away the body heat you are trying to protect. This means that the fabric you chose in a base layer should align with your level of activity.

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Back To School Sale: All Cargo Shorts are 10% Off

According to Dierdre Clement, author of the book Dress Casual: How College Kids Redefined American Style, “In wearing cargo shorts, polo shirts, New Balance sneakers, and baseball hats, we are ‘living out’ our personal identifications as a middle-class Americans.”

And to think, we like cargo shorts simply because it’s hot out and they have lots of pockets so we can carry our stuff.

Whether you need new shorts because you want to express your sense of freedom, make a person style statement, or simply head back to school with the newest camouflage patterns, you can save 10% and get free shipping when you shop our limited-time sale at shop.captaindaves.com.

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Ranger Up: Unapologetically American

Wearing a Ranger Up shirt can be a bold statement for the discerning customer, including veterans, law enforcement officers and patriotic Americans.  And what better time to proclaim your support for the American way of life than right now?

 

We are proud to offer and recommend Ranger Up shirts and are pleased to put them on sale for a limited time.  Right now, they are as low as $20.95 and every shirt comes with free shipping to the Continental U.S.

 

Some of our favorite designs are tailored to law enforcement officers. Collections like the popular Sheepdog designs that state “There are wolves. There are sheep. I am the sheepdog.” or “Evil Exists When People Ignore It” pay tribute to often under-appreciated officers. Another favorite is the Thin Blue Line collection that honors officers as the dividing line between “Order” and “Chaos.”

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Tru-Spec 24-7 Tactical Pants are Now 25% Off

Tru-Spec 24-7 Tactical PantsStop by our store and it’s a good bet that at least one employee – and sometimes three or four – is wearing a pair of Tru-Spec’s 24-7 tactical pants. Sometimes it’s a pair of their Eclipse jean-style tactical pants or the Tru-Spec classic pants, but most of us prefer the original 24-7 pants.

 

And what’s not to like? They are comfortable and useful, with deep front pockets capable of concealing a revolver or pocket pistol, plus two cargo pockets, each of which is large enough to hold two AR15 magazines or the world’s largest wallet. There are two smaller flap pockets in the front and a matched set of rear pockets, all protected with a flap that is secure by a good amount of Velcro. There is also a thin knife pocket on each side that also can hold a flashlight or a tool.

 

If you wear an IWB holster, the expandable waistband of these pants will allow you to be as comfortable with it on as you were without it, and there is an internal pouch at the knees that will allow you to slip a knee pad inside.  The teflon coating helps keep them clean and makes a splash of water bead up and roll off, usually before it soaks you.

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Brown is the New Black

BrawneySherpaRothco has introduced a new color to their line of popular Brawny flannel shirts, and it is available at Captain Dave’s: Brown and black plaid joins their traditional red and black, blue and black, green and black, white and black, and yellow and black color options.

 

Also new for the 2014/15 winter season are solid olive and solid black flannel shirts that offer the warmth and softness of flannel without the outdoorsy look of the lumberjack plaids.

 

Whatever color you pick, you will find that these thick, 100% cotton shirts are soft, warm and comfortable. Buy a size larger than you normally do because they shrink a bit when washed.

 

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MultiCam Arid and Tropic Camouflage Clothing Now Available

TRU pants in MultiCam Tropic

TRU pants in MultiCam Tropic

We just received new Tactical Response Uniforms in MultiCam Tropic and MultiCam Arid, designed for jungle and desert or plains environments, respectively. These new TRU pants, combat shirts, jackets and boonie hats are all from the Tru-Spec line and join our current line-up of uniforms and gear in the original MultiCam pattern and MultiCam black.

 

We now offer clothing traditional patterns like woodland camouflage, the new Kryptek camo patterns like Typhon and Mandrake, military patterns like MARPAT and ACU, subdued digital camouflage, and fashion camo in bright colors like purple, sky blue and orange.

 

Visit us online or in person and make Captain Dave’s your camo headquarters.