By David Crane
david (at) defensereview (dot) com
July 29, 2016
Speaking of interesting new plaid tactical shirts designed specifically for covert missions/ops and concealed carry, Tru-Spec is making a really nice looking short-sleeved one called the Men’s 24-7 Series Cool Camp Shirt, which DefenseReview (DR) also ran across at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016. The Tru-Spec Men’s 24-7 Series Cool Camp Shirt, available in light blue, grey and green color schemes, offers the same kind of faux button/snaps as the 5.11 Tactical Flannel Shirt DR just covered, along with some of its own set of features, like its “unique shoulder vent construction”, shoulder mesh cooling vent, angled underarm air vents for increased ventilation, and split seam for eas of movement. Like the 5.11 Tactical Flannel Shirt, the Tru-Spec Men’s 24-7 Series Cool Camp Shirt sports two chest pockets with flaps.
Obviously, the Tru-Spec Men’s 24-7 Series Cool Camp Shirt features lighter-weight fabrics than the 5.11 Tactical Flannel Shirt. From the information we gleaned on the product page, it would appear that the customer actually has a choice of moisture wicking, wrinkle resistant polyester/Spandex® fabric that provide 50+ UV protection (solid colors), or a 58/42% nylon/polyester blend providing 30+ UV protection (plaid colors). DR will try to obtain more information on the respective utility, comfort/feel, aesthetic and durability aspects of these two respective fabrics as soon as possible.
Defense Review will be receiving Tru-Spec Men’s 24-7 Series Cool Camp Shirt product samples soon for T&E, so we’ll try to do a review-type follow up on them at some point. We’re not sure which fabric variant(s) they’re sending us, but hopefuly it’s a mix.
The following (slightly edited) information comes directly from the Tru-Spec website:
“MEN’S 24-7 SERIES® COOL CAMP SHIRT
For when you need to conceal carry with style. Constructed from moisture wicking, wrinkle resistant polyester/Spandex® fabric that provide 50+ UV protection or a nylon/polyester b…
Colors:Grey Plaid Blue Plaid Green Plaid
– 58/42 Nylon Polyester
– Polyester Spandex®
For when you need to conceal carry with style. Constructed from moisture wicking, wrinkle resistant polyester/Spandex® fabric that provide 50+ UV protection or a nylon/polyester blend providing 30+ UV protection. Takes the classic camp shirt and by adding snap button placket and several design improvements creates the ultimate in function and comfort for conceal carry.
– Unique shoulder vent construction
– Shoulder mesh cooling vent
– Chest pockets with flaps
– Button snap placket for easy access to holster or belt underneath
– Angled underarm air vents for increased ventilation
– Split seam for ease of movement
Sizes: Small – 4XLarge Regular”
Company Contact Info:
Tru-Spec (A Division of Atlanco)
1125 Hayes Industrial Drive
Marietta, GA 30062-2428
Web Customers: 844-256-8435
Wholesale Dealers: 800-241-9414 or 770-427-1334
Website Customer Service Email: [email protected]
Consumer Product Information Email: [email protected]
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