Every Day Carry – EDC

Photo’s and items you may be interested in related to the EDC or Every Day Carry movement.

Sunday Sermon: Accuracy > Speed

Can you hit your target? If YES, how quickly? I see plenty of video evidence all over the range of social media showcasing speed but almost, with a select few exceptions, none showcasing accuracy at anything beyond arm’s length. Many people move to the second point before thoroughly addressing the first because the second looks better on camera or that …

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Soft Armor, Harder Target

Plate carriers are useful items. They place life saving ballistic protection between you and direct hits from incoming gunfire to your core. It carries your gear, spare ammunition, and medical supplies. Stopping an otherwise debilitating or lethal hit allows you another chance to move, to get cover, to return fire. It allows you to stay in the fight. But unless …

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Sunday Sermon: Fire for Effect

Ammunition is cheap. Lives are not. Often in our efforts to practice our essential skills we short change round counts. We use less ammunition for one simple reason, it saves us money. There are a number of training options that help us in that endeavour. I’ve detailed them a few times here¬†https://gatdaily.com/skills-maintenance-limited-resources-using-deliberate-practice-low-round-counts/ But whether we use dry fire, low round …

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A Year with the Maxpedition Riftcore

The Riftcore has been on the market for roughly two years now. It debuted with their AGR line. Standing for Advanced Gear Research the AGR line was a departure from the brutal bomb proof 1000 Denier Cordura bags they built their company on. The pros of 1000D Cordura is that is nearly indestructible. The downside is that it is heavy …

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Review: Armament Systems and Procedures TUNGSTEN, EDC Handheld Flashlight

Tungsten is a remarkable element. Notable for having the highest melting point of any other element at 6,192 degrees Fahrenheit. It can take some heat. I’m not sure whether or not that fact and a high lumen light’s tendency to test heat tolerance while on in a pocket is related but Armament Systems and Procedures has produced an impressive handheld …

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SIG Sauer Introduces the Legion RX

Sig Sauer’s LEGION series has expanded again with the addition of their RX reddot optical options.   All the P226 and P229 9mm Legion pistols can now come equipped with a Romeo1 RDS. With the popularity of optics on sidearms continuing its evolution this move from SIG on their premium duty line is a natural one. Optic ready and equipped …

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Sunday Sermon: Carry Enough Gun

“Never attend a gunfight with a handgun the caliber of which does not begin with a 4.” – Ye Olde Sage Gunwizard You can find the above sentiment floating around older circles in the firearms and self defense community. It’s an expression of overall good advice that hasn’t aged well. A modernized version would read “Carry a handgun in both …

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Run, Hide, Fight

Locate. Close. Destroy. These are the focus words of the Mission of the Marine Corps Rifle Squad. To locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver. These words were my formal introduction to gunfighting. They have no bearing on use of force as a concealed or defensive carrier. Defensive carry has one goal and that is to …

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SHOT Show 2018: Armament Systems and Procedures

My visit to Armament Systems and Procedures has been one of the most productive stops at the show so far. ASP was an entirely unknown entity to me. Their track record in law enforcement circles stretches better than two decades though so I was never the intended recipient until recently. ASP is known for training law enforcement as well as …

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SHOT Show 2018: ATEi

ATEi is a nationally known customization specialist from Taylor, MI. Custom slides, coatings, triggers, RMR addition milling, ATEi is one stop locale for changing up your stock firearm and making it your own “Combat Weapon System” . It was no surprise they already had a G19x with the full treatment top to bottom. While opinions vary on whether stock guns …

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