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Raven Concealment Eidolon The Modular Holster

When I think of modular, the last thing that comes to mind is a holster, until the Eidolon. The Raven Concealment Eidolon might be the most modular holster invented. We are not all shaped the same. Some of us have swimmers body’s, others of us look more like a muffin top, Grimace or any other number of portly figures. Not …

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Pelican 1700 Review with Pak Rite Foam

We took a Pelican 1700 for a spin over the last 90 days to review, and it updated my opinion on hard cases. Hard cases felt like a good idea when I first started my gun collection. Quickly I built a corner of my office that is dedicated to all my assorted sized cases. I seldom used them preferring lighter, …

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BUILDING THE FIGHTING MINDSET

When we think of training, we tend to focus on the more tangible elements involved: the skills and tactics, the drills, and, most commonly but incorrectly, the gear and equipment that we will use. These factors are like the visible part of an iceberg that we can see above the waves. However, like an iceberg, there is a huge chunk …

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MGO, MOC, SAM – Michigan 2nd Amendment March

(Photo Credit: Jason Gillman Candidate for 104th House District Seat) Today several of the 248Shooter crew made it out to the 2nd Amendment March at the State Capital Building in Lansing.  We were joined by roughly 200 other like minded people that included, fathers, mothers, grandparents, kids and all manner of responsible gun owners. To the surprise of Mothers Demand Action …

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Changing the Narrative Of Gun Rights

It became clear to me it is time to change the narrative about gun rights when I was asked the other day how many live shooter incidents in the U.S. had a concealed weapon carrier come to the rescue. He was looking for statistics over multiple years that show how many people with concealed weapons stopped the criminal. And likewise, how …

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You Need a Glock 19, Part 2

  Several weeks ago I published a short article on choosing a defensive handgun that was, in a tongue and cheek manner, implying shooters need a Glock 19 and on a more serious note a peer handgun of some sort on par with the Glock 19. In that article, I cast a fairly wide net on the definition of a ‘peer firearm’ and …

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The Proper Feeding and Care of your Kalashnikov, enter Magpul

Review: The AK PMag, Ranger Plate, and Magazine Coupler   The AKM series of rifles in the US has had a born again resurgence in popularity. Second, perhaps, only to the AR15 the Kalashnikov rifle has found a home in classic and modernized formats. It’s focusing on these modernized features and applications where I have completed an evaluation for your consideration …

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Tuff Products Competition Belt Review

Train how you fight! How many F’ing times do we have to hear this? I get it if you don’t train like you fight your building muscle memory that will be inconsistent with your needs. There is a fundamental issue with this concept for the average citizen.When I think training, I think of taking classes not going to the range …

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Current State of Michigan Firearm Legislation March 2016

The State of Michigan has a “full time” legislature, which means they are in session year round. Each legislative session lasts for two years and we are currently just over 60% of the way through the 2015-2016 session. More on the legislative process here. In the first 14 ½ months of the current legislative session, close to 150 firearm related …

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Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I add next?

Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I get for it next? Ammo… Buy Ammo… And USE IT. I saw the meme above a couple of days ago circulating social media from the SHOT SHOW 16’ remnants. Let’s make this picture worth the thousand word discussion and tackle the vast underinvestment in training. That’s the most accurate way I …

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