State of the Union

The last few months have been nothing but radio silence from Hague Solutions, but don’t worry, we’re still alive! There’s still plenty of exciting stuff happening in the background and we’re looking forward to sharing a new project that we’ve been working on with y’all soon. In the mean...

What’s in my pack? (Winter ‘21/‘22)

Far too often I’ve seen gear recommendations for various items, often divorced from a top-down perspective or 1,000 yard picture of how a given item will function in relation with all of the other items that make up a person’s personal “kit” and field gear. For the individuals who...

Plate Carriers as a System

Hey Goblin Gang, Nico here. Unlike the last couple videos where I talked about specific carriers, this time I’m going to talk about plate carriers as a more abstract concept, including traps as you shop for one. I’m trying to keep a kind of logical flow here, but I...

First Line Medical Equipment Selection

So you’ve been told that you need medical gear. You’ve told yourself that you’d get around to it. Maybe you have an IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit) maybe you don’t. You’ve heard the term “IFAK”, “first aid kit” and “BOK” thrown around, but what do those terms mean? What...

5.7x28mm NATO Loads

12OCT2021: Pending updates for SB193, T194, FR199, and Gold Dot. Image to be replaced with dynamic table,...

Thermal Horizon

Posted with little fanfare or comment, VGA resolution thermal video of a recent test of the newly installed (and subsequently uninstalled) VLTOR A5 buffer system and a L.A.R.B. Mod 3 buffer system....

Exploration of daily carry items

While I’m not necessarily a “EDC cultist” who obsesses over the tiniest optimizations and the bleeding edge of pocket junk in an effort to “streamline” what and how I carry things day to day, there was definitely a certain amount of judicious thought that I put into the decision...

JGSDF Uniform Sizing

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force uniform sizing is a tad odd by U.S. uniform standards. During an attempt to find the correct size for a JGSDF uniform top and bottom, I ended up creating a size table using feet and inches to make the process a little easier. Japanese Army...