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Misc Gear2022-01-26T10:07:54-08:00

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 for you, the individual, with the holidays in mind. Medical – The Wilderness' Ankle IFAK and their Cuff Duffle to carry it when not on your ankle. The Wilderness is one of my favorite companies. I've bought two [...]

By |November 1st, 2022|
  • Galco shoulder holster

All Things 1911

By |September 10th, 2020|

I know, I know … more 1911 stuff? You bet. The design doesn’t die because it works, and Browning’s genius allows incremental improvements, each one building on the success of the previous ones. This combination of innovation, forward thinking and sheer moxie among modern designers and pistolsmiths continues to revolutionize [...]

5 New Accessories for Slim Compacts

By |September 10th, 2020|

As more gun owners begin to carry firearms for self-defense, more carry-friendly handgun options have emerged — specifically slim compacts and subcompacts. Offering a favorable size-to-capacity ratio, guns like the GLOCK 43X/48, SIG SAUER P365/P365 XL and Springfield Armory Hellcat have become popular choices for those looking for a small [...]

  • Streamlight

Every Day Carry (EDC)

By |September 10th, 2020|

Everyday carry (EDC) gear options have exploded in recent years, offering fantastic innovation to those who like to be prepared — having the actual tools on their person at all times. Here we enjoy some thoughtful designs around ankle holstering, a flashlight well designed for pocket carry, a highly-engineered front-opening [...]

  • Mantis X10

Mantis x10

By |September 10th, 2020|

A few years ago, the engineers at Mantis launched a training tech revolution with their MantisX sensor. When paired with a companion smartphone application, the rail-mount device could show you exactly what’s happening when you break a shot. Motion sensors track the most minute movements of the gun, allowing you [...]

Meprolight Adjustable Day/Night Sights

By |September 9th, 2020|

The mantra for accurate shooting is front sight … press. The front sight and the muzzle below it dictate direction while the rear sight provides windage and elevation with proper sight alignment. Bottom line: You need to use the sights to hit a target. However, this can be difficult in [...]

  • Medical Trauma kit

Gear Showcase: Safety and Security

By |September 9th, 2020|

My wife thinks I’m OCD about having back-up supplies for my personal consumable items. Perhaps I am, but she ended up pleased we weren’t caught short during the Great Toiler Paper Shortage 2020. She also liked I had extra packs of hand-cleaning wipes and similar items. Those planning skills (yes, [...]

  • Gunvault NV-200

Safe Storage

By |September 1st, 2020|

Bad Guys Often Use Stolen Guns, And They Like To Steal Them From Us. Let’s Make It Tougher. We’re all familiar with the Four Rules of firearms safety promulgated by the late, great gun guru Jeff Cooper. They can be paraphrased as: Rule One: All guns are always loaded, or [...]

  • Birchwood Casey Sportlock Shooting Bag

Exclusive: Birchwood Casey Sportlock Deluxe Range Bag

By |September 1st, 2020|

Let’s face it, most shooters — especially experienced shooters — are accumulators, maybe even bordering as hoarders. When we go for a quick trip to the range, packing our range bag usually takes longer than packing for a two week vacation. Most of us have large haversacks we dump our [...]

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