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Thursday, January 12, 2006

TAC-TIE: The World's First Load Bearing necktie

Don't laugh! Tac-Tie is the world's first load-bearing necktie. Designed to keep necessary items close at hand, Tac-Tie solves a myriad of problems for the blind professional on or off duty. Unique features include the B.M.D.- Beverage Management Device - the ultimate "hands-free" drink management system. (Great for buffet lines.) Can and bottle compatible. Great gift idea that is sure to please and be a great conversation piece.

Features and Benefits


  • Exclusive, fully adjustable "tie-one-on" hook/loop material mounting system eliminates the need to tie the necktie. Breaks loose when you have to shed it quickly.
  • Made from high quality nylon materials.
  • "Possibles" pocket for folding knife, lighter, lip balm, breath freshener spray, etc.
  • Sleeve for writing instrument, eyeglasses, etc.
  • "Window of opportunity"-clear front, top-loading pocket for ID, business cards, credit card, etc.
  • Available in Black & Woodland Camo.
Spec.-Ops. Brand gear is designed for the military professional in the field as well as anyone who simply "lives hard" and needs their gear to perform.
Lifetime Warranty: Simply put, if it's Spec.-Ops.'s fault (materials and/or workmanship), they will repair or replace it - anytime, anywhere. If it's your fault (you survived and your gear didn't), they'll fix it ASAP and return it. Depending on how good your story is, they'll most likely do it for FREE!

Click this link to order your TAC-TIE and never worry about buffet lines again!

Brigade Quartermasters, Ltd.
PO BOX 100001
1025 Cobb International Dr. NW Ste. 100
Kennesaw, Georgia 30156-9217
Customer Service: 800-228-7344
Toll Free: 800-338-4327
Phone: 770-428-1248
Fax: 800-892-2999

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