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.

10,000 Rounds through Springfield Armory’s New 10mm XD(M)

Springfield Armory is pleased to announce a highly anticipated new addition to their polymer pistol lineup, the XD(M)® 10mm. This full-size pistol is the latest variation in the series, now chambered in the popular 10mm round for more power in the highly accurate and reliable XD(M)® platform. The new XD(M)® 10mm was torture tested to prove the quality and reliability …

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The Holosun 507C, A Different MRDS Option

MRDS or Miniature Red Dot Sights are continuing to gain ground on sidearms. As this occurs the options for sight selection continue to grow too. The most famous sight and probably the most popular is the Trijicon RMR. The Leupold Deltapoint is another very popular contender in the microdot market. However the wave making Holosun has come trying to earn …

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Springfield Armory’s ALL XD Gear Up Promotional

3 EXTRA MAGS + RANGE BAG FREE! With the purchase of any new XD®, XD Mod.2®, XD-S®, XD-S Mod.2®,XD(M)® or XD-E® pistol October 1 – December 31, 2018 Beginning October 1st, customers who purchase any XD® model from the Springfield Armory lineup will qualify to receive three additional magazines and a Springfield Armory range bag. Buyers will also have an exclusive offer to upgrade their Gear Up package to include a Surefire® 6PX Flashlight, …

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Fall at the Range: ECE 2 With Sentinel Concepts

Fall is a perfect season to train. Why? Heat. Warm enough to be comfortable while moving and cool enough to not melt while running up and down the range. So as we roll into Autumn I’m heading to the range with Sentinel Concepts Essential Carbine Employment. Fast paced courses are a rush. They can be intimidating too but a word of …

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FN SCAR 16 MOD1 Technical Data Package

In 2009 the FN SCAR entered service and joined the ranks as a U.S. service rifle platform, first deployed with 75th Ranger Regiment of the United States Army. After 5 years in development and testing, winning the US SOCOM solicitation, it was put into service and sent to war. Nine years later the SCAR is in use by 20 nations …

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Air Weight EDC Carbine: 2A Armament Balios and Ti RBC

5lbs. That’s all. This 10.5″ Mk18 esk AR-15 pistol weighs in at 5lbs. To anyone who is under the belief carrying an AR pistol is generally any lighter than carrying an AR rifle. It generally isn’t. Chopping around 6 inches of barrel off, or in whatever configuration you finalize the carbine, is still very close to the original weight. Getting …

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Wilson Combat 300 HAM’R

Remington backed the .300 Blackout as a .30 cal solution for firing super and subsonic loads more terminally effective than 5.56 out of short barrels. An easily suppressed short barrel AR platform with a bump in lethality. Bill Wilson said (paraphrasing) “That’s cool but can it stay in the AR-15 while slaying hogs like mad?” So with that different goal …

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Gun-Friendly Healthcare at 2ADoc.com

Have you ever been frustrated (or outraged) by your physician’s invasive questions about your firearms? Have you ever hemmed and hawed with trying to explain to a physician what your health needs are WITHOUT mentioning your firearms? Ever feel like you should have your blood lead level checked without explaining why? Have you wished for an eye doctor who could …

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Wednesday on the Work Bench: Routine Maintenance

I’ve been slamming the training circuit and encouraging everyone to join all summer. But we a quick detour. Are you cleaning and maintaining your firearms? How often? I advocate three types of maintenance: routine, cyclical, and event preparation. Routine Routine is for firearms in consistent or constant use. Your EDC’s and home defense guns as well as the ones going …

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On the Work Bench: Routine Maintenance

I’ve been slamming the training circuit and encouraging everyone to join all summer. But we a quick detour. Are you cleaning and maintaining your firearms? How often? I advocate three types of maintenance: routine, cyclical, and event preparation. Routine Routine is for firearms in consistent or constant use. Your EDC’s and home defense guns as well as the ones going …

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