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Grab a Beer VOLUME 1 with Joe Fasanella
November 07, 2019

Grab a Beer VOLUME 1 with Joe Fasanella

Our first beer with our fellow New Yorker, Joe Fasanella (@grayfighter1 / Condition Gray) took place at the 2012 SHOT Show. There is a lot to say about this guy – not only is he a counterterrorism expert, trainer and educator, he is also an entrepreneur who “had us at hello” with his Sling Retainer Catch available here.
 
So, belly up to the bar and read more fascinating tidbits about November's operator. 

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    FEATURED in Recoil magazine
    October 01, 2019

    FEATURED in Recoil magazine

    Thanks to its long-standing team up with Andrew Bawidimann, we think of Otte Gear as the original purveyor of tactical artwork. Its Poppies of War print is an almost subtle mash-up of toes-in-the-warm-sand comfort and Taliban-era sentiment. At first glance, it’s a broad, vaguely organic pattern; but a focused gaze reveals a smattering of weapons that are familiar to anyone who’s spent some time in Afghanistan.

    Check out our Aloha design.

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    Grab a Beer VOLUME 6 with Joe Savio
    October 01, 2019

    Grab a Beer VOLUME 6 with Joe Savio

    We met October's GAB Friend at the range and have been friends ever since: Joe Savio. @savior_gst

    We met Joe Savio on the range a while back and were instantly charmed by his skills and his humor. He is the owner of GST Training & Consulting, partner in Modern Materiel, the first and only New Jersey AR-15 manufacturer focusing on law enforcement, and Relations Manager for Holosun Optics among other firearms and defense industry companies. Drummer/Shooter/Tequila connoisseur...clearly he is a very good guy to know.

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    Grab a Beer VOLUME 2 with @uptomyassinbrass
    September 01, 2019

    Grab a Beer VOLUME 2 with @uptomyassinbrass

    beers with was short-lived yet deeply satisfying: @UPTOMYASSINBRASS (aka Jon).

    It started way back when we were searching for someone to join our team as a friend/advisor/specialist, someone who not only enjoys OTTE Gear but also lives and breathes our industry AND has great character. We were already fans of @UTMAIB and he graciously accepted the role. Jon is an avid shooter, loves all things pew pew and engages consistently with those eager to learn more. He has a fetish for Multicam and, not gonna to lie, looks good in it. So let’s grab a cold one with @UPTOMYASSINBRASS and learn more.

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    Grab a Beer VOLUME 3 with Zach Stone
    August 01, 2019

    Grab a Beer VOLUME 3 with Zach Stone

    This month we are launching our new series, Grab a Beer with OTTE Gear, where we…well…grab a beer with some of our favorite characters who inhabit the OTTE world we live in and have them answer a series of questions meant to probe and expose their innermost thoughts and feelings. Or at least give us a good laugh.

    We start with our very own Zach Stone, heralded manager of our social media & marketing. Zach is a Kiwi who grew up in Australia. During a trip to Italy back in the free and easy days, he met the love of his life, followed her back to the USA, got hitched and some time later made 2 beautiful babies (not at the same time). Zach is passionate about what he does in our industry. He is an avid outdoorsman, adventurer, shooter and all around ridgy-didge guy. So let's not drink with the flies, crack open a cold one and get to know a little more about him.

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