Monday, December 24, 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

If It's The End Of The World, I Feel Fine 'Cause Rothco's Got Me Covered!

The end of days is upon us, well at least according to the Mayans but I am not worried because awhile back I built the perfect bug out bag from Rothco.

If the endless stream of  movies about the end of the world have taught us nothing, it can't hurt to be prepared. And while i From a durable backpacks and food rations to tools like a compass or an muti-tool, there is nothing in my bag that I won't use. Whether you are prepping for the 12/21/2012 or natural disaster like Super Storm Sandy it's better to be safe than sorry. 

Learn how you can be prepared with Rothco's Bug Out Bag App.

By Kristy Dineen @Rothco

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Monday, December 17, 2012

'Tis the Season for 12 Days of Rothco

From Combat shirts to Soft Shell Jackets, Rothco's got the gear to make you holidays happy! Checkout whats hot this holiday season in our 12 Days of Rothco!

 The Twelve Days of Rothco, My True love Gave To Me

One Rothco Combat Shirt
Two Camo Tee's

Three Pairs of Flat Front Fatigues

Four Amazing Soft Shell Jackets

Five Military Rings 

 Six Military Web Belts 
Seven Strand Paracord! 

Eight Tactical Caps  

Nine Cool Vests

Ten Pairs of Cargo Shorts 

Eleven Transport Packs
Twelve Colors of Shemags!

Happy Holidays from Rothco

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

The "T" in Rothco Stands for Tactical

This past fall Rothco introduced our new Tactical Duty Pants. If you haven't had a chance to take a look at these new pants, now is the time! 
Highlighted below are some key features of the pants and as well as an in-depth video presentation about our new line of Tactical Duty Pants.
Khaki Tactical Duty Pants

Want to learn more about these pants then checkout what our Sales Manager Ted, had to say about the them in one of our latest video presentations.

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By Kristy Dineen@Rothco


Friday, November 23, 2012

Rothco Dealer Testimonial

A Rothco testimonial from Jim and George from Jim's Outfitting. Jim & George took time out of there week to come to New York to aid in victims of Hurricane Sandy and of course get a tour of Rothco's Facilities.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Button Up! My Top 5 Choices of Military Outerwear from Rothco

With all the crazy weather we have been having here on the East Coast, I thought it was about time I get myself a good winter jacket. To help me narrow down the choices, I've put together a list my Top 5 choices from Rothco.

#5. A classic for sure, Rothco's M-65 Field Jacket is one of the most recognizable military style of jackets. Not only has it become a fashion staple, it is a highly functional jacket. 
#4. For a simpler look I could always go with Rothco's Gen III Military E.C.W.C.S Jacket. Not only is it a jacket but doubles as a liner for the level 3 of the E.C.W.C.S system, just in case the weather around here gets really bad!

#3. Another classic style of coat that never goes out of fashion is the U.S Navy Inspired Peacoat.

#2. New for the 2012/2013 Winter Season is Rothco's Soft Shell Tactical M-65 Jacket, this new jacket offers the great style of Rothco's M-65 Jacket with a durable lightweight & breathable waterproof shell. It also has great added features like a concealed hood and 4 Snap-Up pockets. 

#1. Partially because I am a huge fan of the Olive Drab color on this jacket and I think it would second as a great snowboarding jacket, my Number 1 choice is Rothco's Special Ops Soft Shell Jacket. This jacket offers sleek tactical elements, like two shoulder pockets, double zipper back pocket, hook & loop patches and is constructed from a durable lightweight 100% Water proof fabric. And it is super comfortable and warm. 

So, now it's your turn. Of these 5, what jacket would you choose?

Kristy Dineen @ Rothco
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Thursday, November 01, 2012

Lesson of the Week: There is no such thing as being over prepared.

Tree Down in my Backyard
Boats Jumbled Together at a Marina in Brant Beach
After being affected by Hurricane Sandy I’ve learned that preparedness is a NECESSITY.  Looking outside my window Monday night watching my trees rip up from the roots, and feeling the earth shake when they slammed to the ground was something I’ll never forget.  Waking up the next morning I thought my neighborhood got it bad.  But I was wrong.  

With the power out and service extremely minimal, I decided to use up some of my cell phone battery to check Facebook and see how my friends and family were doing.  After seeing pictures of Long Beach, the AC Boardwalk and parts of NYC underwater, I was speechless.  With houses wiped away and lives taken I wish I could’ve done something to prevent it all from happening.  I was not expecting something like this to happen.

Even though there is nothing we can do to stop hurricanes and other natural disasters from occurring, we can all be preparedThere is no such thing as being over-prepared for situations like thisTangible goods such as first-aid kits, flashlights, radios, batteries, and even extra blankets, could go a long way.  Even having intangibles like trust and listening skills are essential.  As hard as it is, if you are told to evacuate your area you NEED to do so.  You can not under estimate the power of Mother Nature.   

With many of us still without power there is not much else to do except spend quality time with family and friends, and help a neighbor in need.  Times may be dark now but there's always a light at the end of the road.

Stay Positive
Stay Strong

Peter Azzarone @ Rothco
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Monday, October 29, 2012

Surviving For Sandy, When Frankenstorm Starts Knocking At Your Door!

Storm Prep on the Beaches of Long Beach
When you live across the street from the ocean being prepared for a hurricane is almost second nature, that and getting a good tan. But as Sandy barrels towards my sandy shores of NY, I am glad I picked up some prepper skills from my time here at Rothco

While others filled their houses with bread and milk, I stocked up on these. As they rummage through their house for some old D batteries for the flash light, I have my trusty Solar Flashlight with hand crank feature. And when everyone else gets board when the power goes out and everyone's electronic devices die, I've got 100 feet of my trusty Paracord to pass the time by making some survival bracelets. This also may come in handy but lets home I don't have to use them! 
Whatever my come my I know I got a leg up on most thanks to my trusty Bug Out Bag and having warehouse full of great product to help me wait out the storm also helps.

To everyone in the storm's path - stay safe!

 Kristy Dineen @ Rothco

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Friday, October 26, 2012

There's No Disguising Rothco's Latest Interactive Catalog

 Rothco's Military & Law Enforcement Costume Catalog

Today Rothco launched its 8th new interactive catalog to our site. Rothco's new Military and Law Enforcement Costume Catalog features great costume ideas not only for Halloween but for stage and screen productions. Like all of Rothco's interactive catalogs, this 20 page catalog features a point and click scroll option and the ability to click on each item featured in the catalog and be brought directly to it on our web page.

Authenticity makes for the best costumes and that is what makes this catalog so great, because Rothco ONLY offers authentic military & law enforcement gear. From Hot Shot Halloween Costumes to the latest movies and plays everything in this catalog makes for an authentic costume. 

The catalog features :
  • Over 300 Items 
  • 6 New Women's Costumes 
  • 2 New Children's Costumes
  • Classic Men's Military and Police Costumes
And as an added bonus checkout the making of this catalog with our behind the scenes video for the photo-shoot. 
By Kristy Dineen @ Rothco
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Friday, October 19, 2012

Get An Inside Look of Rothco's Sales Meeting...

This past month members of Rothco's sales team put on some sales presentations highlighting some of Rothco's product and sales ideas. Get an inside look at our sales meetings by checking out this playlist of demonstrations.  Who knows you might learn an interesting fact or two, cause I did!

By Kristy Dineen @ Rothco


Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Rothco's 2013 Interactive Catalog

2013 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting years in Rothco history! In the coming months we will be celebrating our 60th Anniversary, adding an additional 60,000 Sq feet to our Headquarters and launching a new website. And to kick it all off, this past month Rothco released its 2013 Wholesale Catalog. This year's catalog is our biggest yet and we have created a special interactive online version that not only allows you to flip through the pages with a click of the mouse; you can now find an item in the catalog and then click on it and be brought directly to that item at No more remember item numbers or names! 

In addition Rothco's 2013 Catalog allows you to:
  • Download the catalog in its entirety as a PDF
  • Print indivivual pages as PDFS
  • View by Category by clicking on the contents page
And for all our Dealers - Stayed tuned! Because we have some exciting news regarding your very own interactive Rothco Catalogs, that should be announced shortly.  

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Represent Your School & Team with Paracord Bracelets

There is absolutely no better way to accessorize for your team’s game than with a paracord bracelet. You can show your team spirit for your favorite high school, college, or professional sports team by wearing your paracord bracelet in the team colors.  550 Paracord Bracelets have gained a lot of popularity in the recent years.   Not only are paracord bracelets super stylish, but they are expedition ready.  If the need ever arises you can unravel your bracelet and use it 101 different ways
Rothco has many paracord colors to choose from.  You can make your own bracelet by mixing and matching our paracord with your teams colors.  Once you've picked your colors just follow these simple steps

Here are a couple examples of how you can match you're favorite teams:


University of Texas

University of Florida

University of Michigan



Be one of the first of your friends to rock this rapidly growing trend!

Peter Azzarone @ Rothco 
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