HOLSTERS

Galco’s High Ready Chest Rig

I reached out to Galco a while back after seeing their new High Ready chest rig advertised on their website. Galco's Media and PR Manager, Mike Barham, responded swiftly and was good enough to send [...]

Shoulder Holsters – Part 1

As a generation X founding member, I grew up on many of the classic cop shows, and more importantly, I was addicted to Miami Vice from the first episode. While we should not use TV [...]

KNIVES

Nighthawk Mammoth Knife Collection

The Wooly Mammoth roamed the earth between 30,000 and 10,000 years ago in what is present day Alaska and Siberia Russia. These grips and knife handles are a cross section of Wooly Mammoth tusk found [...]

MAGPUL RIGGER EDC

The Magpul Frame Lock – Rigger EDC includes the same design and craftsmanship we built into our Limited Edition versions of the Rigger. It has the same functionality, features, and exceptional ergonomics of our previous [...]

LESS LETHAL

Umarex GLOCK 17 Gen5 Paintball Marker

This all-new marker is an authentic counterpart of the GLOCK 17 Gen5 and is compatible with the full range of GLOCK-typical accessories. Made in Germany from top-grade materials, the Co2-operated Umarex GLOCK 17 Gen5 is [...]

Phazzer Enforcer

By Ben Douglas Phiscally-Phriendly Conductive Electrical Weapons. Aagh!” was all I could get out as I seized up and fell to the mat. I had “enthusiastically” volunteered to experience a full 5-second TASER cycle back [...]

Pass The Pepper

The US military began using chemical agents as weapons in 1918. Law enforcement personnel followed suit, but not until the late 1960s when they began using chemicals to quell group civil disturbances — think riots. Everyone who works in the business knows once it happens on the outside, it’s only a matter of time before it moves inside. Most prisons recognize chemical agents are an effective option when group resistance elevates or when individual detainees act out.

LIGHTS & LASERS

Keeping Your Lights and Dots Clean

Weapon-mounted lights and pistol optics both get dirty. Within a range session or three, it is not difficult for a layer of burnt-on crap to begin solidifying on the downrange lens. That crud causes two [...]

Keeping the Dot on your Pistol

Last month I wrote about how you can attach an optic to your pistol. Using OEM or after-market plates from Glock, S&W, Shadow Systems, Unity Tactical, and others; direct milling from after-market sources like L&M [...]

MISC GEAR

FIREARMS ACCESSORIES | Good or Bad?

Are some firearms accessories good? Or bad? Can they help you? Or hurt you? What about modifications? And I am only asking in regards to using the firearm in question. Regarding modifications, some will tell [...]

Gear for Gifts – part 1

Christmas is coming, and no doubt you will be asked for what you want or need because someone wants to get you something useful. This article will be the first in a series on gear [...]

D&L Sports S&W revolver sights

Dave Lauck is the proprietor of D&L Sports, Incorporated- a shop offering complete gunsmithing services. Dave’s a retired lawman and a patriot; he thrives on providing the highest quality firearms and gunsmithing work for those [...]

Universal ETS Speedloaders

ETS Speedloaders are time savers. They load magazines in seconds! One plunge and it’s done. Using them is painless too. No tedious repetition. Load 10 rounds at a time, you don’t even have to touch the ammo. [...]

OPTICS

Keeping Your Lights and Dots Clean

Weapon-mounted lights and pistol optics both get dirty. Within a range session or three, it is not difficult for a layer of burnt-on crap to begin solidifying on the downrange lens. That crud causes two [...]

Aimpoint Duty RDS

The Aimpoint Duty RDS (Red Dot Sight) is the red dot sight solution the world has been waiting for. It offers Aimpoint quality at a more accessible price point. This compact, high-grade reflex optic was [...]

Options for Mounting Your Red Dot Sight

If you've missed it, pistol-mounted optics (PMO), also known as red dots, are "here," they are staying; they are not going away. So, how do you put one – or more – on your pistol(s)? [...]

OUT OF THE DARK | A Guide to Night Sights

A five-year study of “California Peace Officers Killed and Assaulted in the Line of Duty,” published by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) in November 2001 found that most officer-involved shootings [...]