HOLSTERS

Alien Gear Rapid Force Duty Holster

Holsters. We all need them; well, at least we do if we carry handguns by choice or because of our career. This article will discuss a duty holster from a company more commonly known for [...]

THE COVERED LOW READY

After several decades of managing thousands of people in front of a firearm in high-stress situations, I am a big fan of a hard Low Ready position. Using that traditional Low Ready, no part of [...]

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

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.

SABRE RED

SABRE Red announces the Pepper Gel Dorm/Apartment Kit and the RAINN Key Case Pepper Spray with Quick Release Key Ring. The Pepper Gel Dorm/Apartment Kit is ideal for college students. The kit’s Door Stop Alarm emits a 120-dB signal to alert residents and others in case of an uninvited entry.

LIGHTS & LASERS

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 [...]

THOUGHTS FOR THIS WEEK

During SHOT, Streamlight gave several of us the new Pocket Mate task light they're offering. It is a mini-USB rechargeable, one-and-a-half-inch LED light with both a hook on it and a pocket clip. The output [...]

CHOOSING AN EDC FLASHLIGHT

There are several considerations when choosing an EDC flashlight. Every flashlight compromises size, weight, light output, battery type, beam shape, beam reach, and runtime. Flashlights differ significantly in convenience and performance. The American National Standards [...]

MISC GEAR

ARMOR FOR YOUR EYES | Ballistic Eye Protection

Quality eye protection is essential for every shooter. It's imperative for your safety. Debris and shrapnel that may result from the discharge of a firearm can cause severe and permanent eye damage. Eye injuries are [...]

THE GET OUTTA DODGE TRUCK | Loaded for Survival

The phrase “Get Outta Dodge” (G.O.D.) originated in Dodge City, Kansas, during the wild days of the 1870s. The Santa Fe Trail gave way to buffalo hunters, then to cattle drives, all of which led [...]

OPTICS

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 [...]

Holosun AEMS Optic

Ever struggle to look through glass? With a wide field of view in a lightweight package, Holosun seeks to solve this issue, offering more glass in a small size with a modest price point. The [...]