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.

Review – Vanguard Advanced VG2 by Raven Concealment

James Yager is not shy and has no issue telling you how he appendix carried before it was called appendix carry. He’s not alone, my uncle, an officer with the NY State Police back in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s would Appendix carry a J frame without a holster. For many the idea of a gun tucked in your belt …

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AT Armor S.T.O.P Body Armor Review

After the events that occurred in San Berdino the other day, we decided to move some reviews around and push this one to the top. Armor plates for years have been something you bought if your department allowed you to, you are in a militia, or you wanted that cool guy factor at a class. It was not super common …

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Hydrapak Stash Collapsible Bottle Review

Over the years, we have highlighted EDC bags, truck kits, go bags, and just about anything else that puts essential gear at your finger tips. In addition to an EDC bag that I take most places and a truck emergency kit, I keep a get home bag. Having experienced the transit shutdown and chaos in NY following 911, of all …

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Next Level Armament Charging Handle Review

Charging handles are one of those parts that nobody really thought of until a few years ago. With lefties requiring an almost liberal level of “equality” (sarcasm) and larger optics being mounted on the AR platform, gun owners started looking for ambidextrous as well as larger grip space on their charging handles. Just about everyone has taken a stab at …

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The New Raven Concealment Systems Morrigan Holster

Named after a war deity from Irish mythology, the Morrigan is quite different from the products that customers are accustomed to seeing from Raven. “Historically, RCS is known for extremely modular, multi-functional designs,” said John Chapman, CEO of Raven Concealment Systems. “With the Morrigan, our goal was to create a much simpler design that was very application-specific. The Morrigan is …

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Company Spotlight: Midwest Industries

We recently had a chance to sit with Troy the owner of Midwest Industries. The opportunity presented itself in a less than typical manner. It is no secret that I have worked closely with Steve Fisher on several projects this year. This relationship afforded me the ability to travel with him to classes around the country. While this traveling is …

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5.11 Women’s Tactical Pants Review

Hello and welcome to my first review EVER.  As I settle down in front of the computer, I am accompanied by my 5-11 Stryke Pants and a glass of red wine. This will be a learning experience for the both of us… Let’s get it on! Us ladies in the tactical world know there are not many items specifically geared …

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Low Light Handgun and Carbine, Sentinel Concepts AAR

Date: Oct 23,34 4pm-12am Location: Alliance PD Range Weather: Chilly on the 23rd, Pouring rain 24th If there is one quote that sums up the class with Sentinel Concepts it’s, “You don’t know what you don’t know till you know that you don’t know it.” Gear: IGFS modified G19 Inforce APL Magpul GL9 Magazines Forest City Tactical Holster Tuff Products …

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Company Spotlight: Raven Concealment

Raven is going to be the first in a series of Company Spotlights we plan to do in the coming months. We expect to focus initially on a series of Midwest based companies producing American made products or services. For those who do not know, Raven Concealment is often looked to as the benchmark of American made Kydex and injection …

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Detroit Concealment iNfil Holster Review

By the company name, you have likely guessed that Detroit Concealment is a locally run Kydex holster maker. Or you may know that already from the eXfil review we did a few months back. Detroit Bullet Works turned us on to these guys when trying to source a holster for a less common gun. Since then I have run both …

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