Covert Gun And Gear Bags – A Different Take For The Grey Man Concept

This post will be the first in a series concerning The Grey Man Concept.


Most firearm owners, especially tactical gun owners, can be “gear-dos.” However, this can present an issue when one needs to maintain a low profile. Even when labeled “Covert” most tactical rifle cases scream Black Gun, Tactical, or Military.


A possible option for a low profile, covert, gun and gear case is the field hockey bag. Most can be had for under $100. While these bags are not designed specifically to hold a rifle and associated gear, it would not be difficult to modify it in order to do so. A quick Google search was conducted and the following four links were in quick order:

All four bags would fit a 16″ carbine and associated gear quite nicely. A couple of the larger ones might even fit a full length rifle.


Most casual observers of such bags would not even think twice about what the bags would be holding. This would be helpful in a traveling situation or in a non-permissive environment.


Has anyone done this? What were advantages or disadvantages to this approach?


What Is Cohort One Five?

Cohort One Five is the brainchild of a series of conversations between some friends in the military. They all have experience, training, and ideas that they want to share with each other and with whoever is interested.

Here is some idea of future content on this webpage:

  • Gear Reviews, Products We Like and Recommend.
  • Weapon Builds.
  • Discussion of Core Shooting Concepts: The Whole Shooter.
  • Simple Ideas. The KISS Method.
  • Budget Minded Ideas. We are not rich guys. The struggle is real.
  • Many Ideas Have Merit. We are all different. There is no “one way.”

This will take time. We are more interested in putting out quality material rather than a high volume of material. We want the solid foundation built well. We believe in the concept of “one technique practiced one hundred times, rather than one hundred moves practiced only once.”

We are not current/former SF types. We ARE current active duty servicemen and LEO types.

We do have plans for the future. Stick around. We think you might be interested.