Tag Archives: EDC

For the First Time Since the Law Change in 2001, Michigan’s Active CPL Numbers Have Dropped.

For the first time since the current shall issue CPL change in 2001 Michigan’s number of active Concealed Pistol Licenses has dropped month to month. Just slightly though… In July 2017 there were 617,873 licenses active according to the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners, that number dropped to 616,941 as of August 1st. A down …

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How I Quit Caring About Printing and Learned to Love My Full Sized Gun

From GAT Daily As a guy who carries a Sig Sauer P226 daily I agree with Travis here… From Travis Pike When I was first issued my concealed carry permit I went with what I thought was the wise route in weapon selection. I had read from many others that most new concealed carriers carried a gun much too large. …

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Skills Maintenance: Limited Resources. Using Deliberate Practice on Low Round Counts

Training and skills maintenance is a subject that we shortchange ourselves on when it comes to where our time, our effort, and our resources are spent. It’s understandable in many respects since basic skills maintenance isn’t anything new. It’s not a new rifle in the case or safe. It isn’t a new sidearm riding in a holster. It’s not a …

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Michigan Constitutional Carry Moves Forward, But What is in the Bill?

No, you can’t carry without a license yet Michiganders. Period. Done. End of Story. But we are getting there. Here’s the house Summary of the four bill package now awaiting concurrence with the Senate again. First, CPLs aren’t going away or really becoming any less useful. They still stand in for a NICS check for a firearm purchase and allow …

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Review: G-Code Softshell Scorpion Magazine Carriers

One of the biggest challenges gun owners face with our various firearms is managing supporting equipment. Due to the wide variety of designs there is no universal shape or size to firearms, this makes the supporting equipment firearm specific in most cases. What this equates is a pile of magazine pouches and holsters purchased for every firearm specifically or poorly …

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Southern Grind Spider Monkey Blade Review

I have carried a knife since middle school. The number of times my pocket knife has come to my aid is astronomical. However until recently I had little appreciation for a good blade. Instead, I relied on cheap Chinese knives that I didn’t care about losing or destroying. That all changed once I learned the differences in steel, material, and …

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Factor Cossatot 1000 and 1000XL Flashlight Review

It does not get much more tactical than all the lumens. Unfortunately, flashlights and knives often take a back seat to fancy guns in IG pocket dumps, but they take the forefront in everyday usage. When I look at flashlights, I typically categorize them into 3 categories for EDC. Tactical weapon lights, pocket carry low lumen utility lights, and heavier duty …

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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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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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TUFF Products Break Out Pen, The Tactical Pen That Works

Tactical pens have grown in popularity and are now being made by just about everyone in the accessories markets. They range from massive monstrosities that rival a kubaton all the way down to a disposable version that looks almost useless. That is why it so refreshing to finally find one that is stylish and covert enough for office use, yet …

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