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: Streamlight’s PROTAC RAIL MOUNT HL-X LONG GUN LIGHT

From GAT Daily Choosing a weapon mounted light is one of the more difficult accessory decisions, second perhaps only to an optic on long guns. There are a myriad of options that span a wide price range from well under $100 to several hundred. Streamlight reached out to me a few months back to evaluate some of their newest products. …

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The G19X and Two New Gen5’s join Glock’s line for 2018

The US Army’s Modular Handgun System competition saw several designs and submissions along its multi-year down select process. Nearly all of those various designs have hit the commercial market. The M9A3 and APX from Beretta. The 509 from FN. The M&P M2.0 from Smith & Wesson. All of these were gunning (pun intended) for the new military M9 replacement and …

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Meopta Introduces the MeoRed T Reflex Sight

TAMPA, FL, January 2, 2018 – Meopta is pleased to introduce the MeoRed T reflex sight (1x30mm).  The outstanding optical quality and unlimited eye relief of this red dot sight enable fast and accurate target acquisition when it matters most, regardless of eye position behind the sight.   The MeoRed T is an excellent primary sight on today’s MSR/AR platforms …

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Springfield Armory Enters the Micro 1911 Game with the 911

From GAT Daily The New Springfield Armory 911 The “Nine One One” I assume, not “Nine Eleven” which would be phonetically similar to the 1911’s “Nineteen Eleven” and matching the firearm’s historic vernacular is SA’s entry into the popular .380 Single Action field. Firearms like the Sig Sauer P238 and the newer Kimber Micro 380 have been extremely popular as …

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Where Oh Where is 584? Pistol Free Zone Exempt CPL’s

SB 584, the pending Michigan legislation that would grant a Second Tier of Concealed Pistol Licenses for Michigan residents is still alive. However due to the cycle of operations of our full time legislature it is currently low tide. The bill will likely not have much immediate momentum without us reminding the House that we are very intent on its …

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And now a word from The Chairman… The Latest From Nighthawk Custom

From GAT Daily The latest release from Nighthawk Custom is here! The first pistol in their Boardroom series is titled “The Chairman” The Chairman is a signature, handcrafted, executive level, longslide 1911. From NHC The Chairman is the first in our Boardroom Series of Pistols. The Chairman is a 6” Long-Slide Government 1911, available in 9mm or .45 ACP. Windows in …

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For The Families of the Fallen… Soldier Systems Daily and American Defense Manufacturing Rifle Raffle

There’s 5 Days Left I just want to spread the word of a good cause today.   Soldier Systems Daily and American Defense Manufacturing  have teamed up to raise money for the families of the four fallen SF soldiers lost in Niger with a raffle of a One of a Kind SSD/ADM Rifle. The little carbine is tricked to the nines …

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Rifle in the Field: Why I hunt with an AR

From Travis Pike Contrary to what many talking heads say the AR 15 makes an outstanding hunting rifle. It’s been my go to choice for a few years now and I’ve never been happier. Oddly enough, even among other AR 15 owners and pro gun hunters it’s seen as odd. As if I’m Rambo and the deer are a small …

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AMABILIS: Tactical Inclement Weather Apparel

From GAT Daily   Quality outerwear is something often hard to come by, but here is an opportunity for all of you that I would be remiss if I didn’t pass on. AMABILIS is a brand new tactical outwear start up that has a campaign going on Kickstarter right now. The great news for you all… They’ve already surpassed their …

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Gear Review: Midwest Industries SCAR SOCOM Handguard

From GAT Daily In 2004 the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) solicited an upgraded modular assault rifle system through the SCAR Program (Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle). The winner of the program was FN Herstal and their rifle is the bearer of the title SCAR (Though in military designation they’re known as the Mk16, Mk17, and Mk20). The …

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