Your choice of mug says a lot about you. If you’re rockin’ a gimme cup – you know, the one that came in a swag bag – it might say that you’re so casual, you don’t care what mug you use, or it might say that you’re too cheap (or practical?) to buy a mug when you can get one for free. If you slurp your joe from a mug with the logo of your favorite coffee shop on it, you might appear as either a supporter of indie coffee shops, or you might just look like a java elitist. If you’re sippin’ homebrew from a mug with “World’s Greatest Dad” on it… well, that one’s obvious, right?
But the next time you swagger up to the BBQ pit and whip out your Battle Mug to pour a tall frosty one, your mates will know for sure who just won the manliest beverage consumption award.
And when you saunter into your neighborhood coffee bar and whip out your Battle Mug, the barista’s eyes might bug out a bit, but they also might reply “Sir, yes sir!” when you ask for your usual.
The OPMOD Battle Mug is a masterpiece of hybrid tactical gear, built to hold 24 ounces of your choice of liquid inside a CNC-machined 6061 T6 aluminum mug. This tactical beverage deployment device has 3 Mil-Spec 1913 scope rails mounted on the outside, capable of attaching an AR-15 carry handle or a laser sight (or any other accessory that fits those rails). ‘Cause you never know when you’re gonna have to sight in on the cooler…
The Battle Mug also sports a crenelated base and an anodized finish, is engraved with a unique serial number, and is made in the USA. Available from OpticsPlanet for $250. Yes, it really does cost 250 dollars. That’s a lot more money than most of us will drop on drinks all year.
But then again, can your daily mug take a direct hit? According to The Truth about Guns, the Battle Mug took rounds from a Ruger 10/22, M&P 45C, and the .300 BLK AR. The Mosin-Nagant shooting Armor Piercing Incendiary rounds did put some holes in it, but this mug can really take a beating.
Here’s the proof: