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Archive for October, 2010

Two Watershed MTP items receive US Government NSN

October 29th, 2010 No comments

Recently the Watershed Weapon’s Bag M4-M60 (P/N: 12300-ZD) and the Weapon’s Bag M240 (P/N: 12301-ZD) have been qualified to receive NSN’s assigned by the government. A NSN is a NATO Stock Number, or National Stock Number (NSN) as it is known in the US, is a 13-digit numeric code, identifying all the ‘standardized material items of supply’ as they have been recognized by all NATO countries including United States Department of Defense. Pursuant to the NATO Standardization Agreements, the NSN has come to be used in all treaty countries, where it is also known as a NATO Stock Number. However, many countries that use the NSN program are not members of NATO, e.g. Japan, Australia and New Zealand. These new NSN’s are now posted on our website for easier ordering.

Rescue Whistles now available!

October 25th, 2010 No comments

Rescue Whistles are key to every Survival Equipment kit and handy to have nearby in case of emergency to get the attention of others for help. Ensure that you are fully prepared for your next adventure by getting a Watershed Rescue Whistle.

We now carry 2 styles to choose from: The Nexus Safety Whistle and the Fox 40 Classic Safety Whistle. Feel free to check them out on our website and order one today!

Check out the latest story from Paddler, Fred Norquist:

October 25th, 2010 No comments

On a typical BC summer trip Evan Garcia and I motivated to get an evening lap of Fear Canyon of the Elaho. Fear Canyon is a great big water run a little ways outside squamish,BC. After bombing through some rapids, I handed my prized Canon EOS 7D in my Watershed bag over to Evan to film me. We continued down the canyon. As I followed Evan into a particulary gnarly looking rapid, I saw him drop into a monster hole. I paddled for my life and barely made it out of the same hole. I eddied out below. Evan was getting extremely beatdown. After a long beatdown, Evan swam and I saw my beloved camera float past in my watershed bag. Evan got back in his boat, and we continued down the river hoping to see the bag unharmed floating somewhere. I had almost lost hope when we finished the bottom rapid Evan rounded the corner and there it was, the bag floating in an eddy. We pulled up, grabbed the camera, and on further inspection at the takeout, my camera was unharmed thanks to my Watershed Drybag.
Here’s the video:

Fred Norquist
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New Ipad bag wins Best in Show in Japan!

October 1st, 2010 No comments

Watershed’s japanese distributor, Hatch, has hit the ground running. At the 44th International Osaka Gift Show, Watershed’s new Ipad bag just won best in show: http://www.giftshow.co.jp/osakagiftshow/44oigsinvitation/contest.htm

This is a great start for our new product design. We are very excited about the bag and hope to see similar reactions here in the states.

Also, check out Hatch’s new website: http://watershed-jp.com.html


Feather Fest 2010

October 1st, 2010 No comments

Check out the latest from Team Watershed Member, Shon Bollock: