Varusteleka Road Show: Tampere OCT 24th - 26th 2019

The most proletarian and laid-back city of Finland gets a visit from us again, as our container crashes the gates and drops into Tammelantori square in the end of October.

Location: Tammelantori Square

Opening hours:

  • Thursday OCT 24th: 10-18
  • Friday OCT 25th: 10-18
  • Saturday OCT 26th: 10-18

We reserve the right to change opening times at a whim. Subscribe to the Facebook-event to be notified of possible changes!

The selection varies somewhat depending on the occasion. Naturally, we can't offer a very wide range of products, but we carry a good amount of fitting samples and you can place an order with free shipping from the container.

Come around and say hi!

This time, we carry the following key products

Scho-Ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box, Original Scho-Ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box, Milk Chocolate
Scho-Ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box
Scho-Ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box
3.99 USD
This is the famous German energy chocolate you're looking for! This brown gold in the easily recognizable round tin box has kept ze Germans awake and efficient since the 1930s. Scho-Ka-Kola is chocolate with lots of caffeine, essentially a mild combat drug! (Contrary to rumors, the recipe never included other psychoactive stimulants apart from caffeine.)
Scho-Ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box, Original, 10-Pack Scho-ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box, Milk Chocolate, 10-Pack
Scho-Ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box, 10-Pack
Scho-Ka-Kola, 100 g Tin Box, 10-Pack
26.99 USD 32.99 USD
Here's a heroic dose of that famous German energy chocolate you're looking for! This brown gold in the easily recognizable round tin box has kept ze Germans awake and efficient since the 1930s. Scho-Ka-Kola is chocolate with lots of caffeine, essentially a mild combat drug! (Contrary to rumors, the recipe never included other psychoactive stimulants apart from caffeine.)
Särmä Wool Comb
Särmä Wool Comb
2.99 USD 4.99 USD
Wool comb, cool womb. Ha-ha! So what is this thing and why would you need one? If you wear clothes made of wool or synthetic knits, you have seen little fuzzy bobbles appear as the garment wears. Pilling is the problem, meet the cure!
Särmä Merino Wool Socks
Särmä Merino Wool Socks
9.99 USD 12.99 USD
If you still use cotton socks, dump them now and get these instead. These are superb for outdoor use, but work just as well as formal wear too! These aren't thick, so they can be used around the year. Made with our own specs in Finland.
Särmä TST L1 Balaclava, Merino Wool, Green Särmä TST L1 Balaclava, Merino Wool, Black Särmä TST L1 Balaclava, Merino Wool, Khaki Särmä TST L1 Balaclava, Merino Wool, Off-white Särmä TST L1 Balaclava, Merino Wool, Orange
Särmä TST L1 Balaclava, Merino Wool
Särmä TST L1 Balaclava, Merino Wool
24.99 USD
A functional multi-purpose piece of headgear, can be worn as a balaclava or folded up to form a cap or folded down to form a tube scarf. Lightweight merino wool construction, highly breathable, comfortable and moisture-wicking.
Särmä Merino Watch Cap, Navy Blue Särmä Merino Watch Cap, Black Särmä merino watch cap, yellow Särmä Merino Watch Cap, Olive Drab Särmä Merino Watch Cap, Red Särmä Merino Watch Cap, Dark Gray Särmä Merino Watch Cap, Orange Särmä merino watch cap, brown
Särmä Merino Watch Cap
Särmä Merino Watch Cap
26.99 USD
Standard woolly cap engineered to its full potential. Superb fit, uncompromising workmanship and the best possible materials don't come cheap but this one should last for a lifetime, provided you don't lose it.
Särmä Merino Wool hoodie, black Särmä Merino Wool Hoodie, Navy Blue Särmä Merino Wool Hoodie, Dark Gray Särmä Merino Wool hoodie, green Särmä Merino Wool Hoodie, Petrol
Särmä Merino Wool Hoodie
Särmä Merino Wool Hoodie
149.99 USD
Finally, a proper hoodie! In this case, the price doesn't come from a big name, but rather from the material – thickish Merino wool, which is probably the best fabric ever. The cut is also designed properly to a tee.
Särmä Merino Fingerless Gloves, Black Särmä Merino Fingerless Gloves, Dark Gray
Särmä Merino Fingerless Gloves
Särmä Merino Fingerless Gloves
14.99 USD
A pair of fingerless gloves. In addition to the timeless hobo impression, fingerless gloves leave your fingertips free for all kinds of fiddling and work pretty well as glove liners. These are better than most, being made of Merino wool in a strange place called Tampere just north of here.
Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky Original, 150 g Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky Five Peppers, 150 g Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky Mild Habanero, 150 g Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky Hot Naga, 150 g Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky Smoked, 150 g Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky Garlic, 150 g Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky Teriyaki, 150 g
Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky, 150 g
Kuivalihakundi Beef Jerky, 150 g
14.99 USD
Probably the best beef jerky we've sunk our teeth in. Moreover, it comes in bigger 150 g portions and is made entirely in Finland, from Finnish beef, and contains no suspicious additives - an honest meat product through and through.
Särmä Softshell Jacket, Black Särmä Softshell Jacket, Ranger Green
Särmä Softshell Jacket
Särmä Softshell Jacket
99.99 USD
Today, softshell is pretty much what tight wool was back in the day; a great general purpose fabric for colder and unstable weather. No wonder they make most of the sportswear out of this. Our jacket is just a shell, so you can layer it any way you wish.
Särmä Fabric Wax
Särmä Fabric Wax
9.99 USD
Believe it or not, there was a time before spray-on treatments and polymer technology, but conditions were as unforgiving as ever. Protection from wind and water was a necessity, which was met with waxed canvas. A combination of paraffin and beeswax is a time-proven way to treat cotton and mixed fabrics to be wind- and waterproof, right on the spots you want it to be.
BW field shirt, Flecktarn, surplus
BW field shirt, Flecktarn, surplus
12.99 USD
An excellent German Bundeswehr issue summer shirt. Probably our best selling surplus shirt, and although the prices have steadily gone up, these are still pretty cheap.
Kalakalle Ham Cock, 182 g, canned
Kalakalle Ham Cock, 182 g, canned
5.99 USD
A ham variation of a traditional Finnish delicacy in a can. 5 years of shelf life and no cock included! This is a perfect snack or trekking food, always ready to eat, and contains enough energy to keep you going and enough high-quality protein to keep you in shape.
Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool, black Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool, dark gray Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool, olive green Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool, Yellow Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool, orange Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool, red
Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool
Särmä Commando Cap, Merino Wool
24.99 USD
The Finnish army "commando cap" is far more than just any woolly watch cap, it's something of a Finnish military tradition and very functional too, the double layered construction giving it added warmth and insulation.
Särmä Rain Poncho, Green Särmä Rain Poncho, Black Särmä Rain Poncho, Orange
Särmä Rain Poncho
Särmä Rain Poncho
21.99 USD 29.99 USD
A standard waterproof poncho is probably one of the most versatile things you can own. This lightweight model is easy to carry with you anywhere and offers easy protection from wind and rain. A good range of colors serves a multitude of users, depending on if you want to be seen or not draw too much attention.
Terävä Leather Sheath 85R, Black Terävä Leather Sheath 110R, Black Terävä Leather Sheath 110R, Brown Terävä Leather Sheath 110L, Black Terävä Leather Sheath 140R, Black Terävä Leather Sheath 140R, Brown Terävä Leather Sheath 140L, Black
Terävä Leather Sheath for Jääkäripuukko
Terävä Leather Sheath for Jääkäripuukko
29.99 - 36.99 USD
Leather Jääkäripuukko sheaths, simple, functional and made in Finland just like the Jääkäripuukko itself.
Särmä Hobo Stove, Regular Särmä Hobo Stove, Large
Särmä Hobo Stove
Särmä Hobo Stove
34.99 - 44.99 USD
A wood-burning hobo stove of Finnish design! This might not be the prettiest or lightest stove out there but it works, packs incredibly flat, and is modestly priced. Available in two sizes for normal and larger fire needs. The stove comes with a sturdy M05-patterned carry bag.
Särmä Windproof Fishtail Parka, Black Särmä Windproof Fishtail Parka, Green
Särmä Windproof Fishtail Parka
Särmä Windproof Fishtail Parka
119.99 USD
There are many Fishtail Parkas but this one is ours. Standing on the shoulders of the US M51 Parka, we developed our own version and made some improvements. Fits quite nicely and comes with a warm liner. It's a highly requested model, so it had to be done.
Kalakalle Fish Cock, 182 g, canned
Kalakalle Fish Cock, 182 g, canned
5.99 USD
A traditional Finnish delicacy in a can. 5 years of shelf life and no cock included! In case the "Fish Cock" doesn't tell you anything, it's a Finnish specialty - fish baked inside rye bread. This is a perfect snack or trekking food, always ready to eat, and contains enough energy to keep you going and enough high-quality protein to keep you in shape.
Finnish Canteen, 1 l
Finnish Canteen, 1 l
7.99 USD
Finnish Army current model canteen. A very practical water bottle with a large opening and a metal hook for carrying without a pouch. You know this piece of kit is pretty good because the soldiers don't complain about it.
Source WLPS hydration reservoir, 3L
Source WLPS hydration reservoir, 3L
37.99 USD
Widepac Low Profile System - the name says it all! This hydration bladder is specially designed for a comfortable carry in a backpack or combat vest.
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