Gear

If you need it in the field we will do our best to review it here. Learn about bags, packs, pouches, holsters, scopes, sights, ammunition and anything else you need to be ahead of the curve.

New Walther PPS Gen 2 Review

Single-stack, 9mm sub-compact pistols are a market that has proven to have staying power, and Walther secured a spot as a top contender in this market with the introduction of their original PPS back in 2007. The new release of the PPS M2, however, changes characteristics that made the original feel like a European gun, and bring it more inline …

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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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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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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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Why High-End Scopes Cost That Much?

Rifle scope mounted with picatinny mount on a sniper rifle

If you’ve spent any time shopping for scopes you’ve probably been surprised at how much the price scale varies. Even a cursory glance at a big retail site like Amazon shows me scopes ranging from 25 dollars to well over 2,000 dollars. Many people wonder why they should spend nearly as much or even more on a scope than they …

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PPSS Slash Resistant Combat Shirt Review

In Europe knife attacks are on the rise. Even in the USA, knives killed 1,490 people vs. 285 with rifles. Meaning you are more at risk of getting slashed by a knife then shot with the oh so evil AR-15. https://www.fbi.gov/ Every day police, ems, and especially prison guards are at risk to stabs and slashes from assailants wielding knives. …

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Sneaky Bags Trick or Treat Bag (ToT) Review

Sneaky Bags is taking 2016 by storm with new products, new partnerships and new reasons to fall in love with them. We will be reviewing the full line of bags they offer over the coming weeks. Today we are starting with the Sneaky Bags Trick Or Treat bag. We picked the ToT bag to start off, as it is the …

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