Equipment Review

  • The 9mm Option

    Developed in 1902 by Georg Luger, the 9x19mm Parabellum cartridge can brag about being over 100 years old and more successful now than at any other time.

    Article • October 1st, 2010

  • BLACKHAWK! Garra II Knife

    An evolution of the Garra first made by Masters of Defense, the Garra II is an aggressive hawksbill design that may be overlooked for anything other than serious defense use.

    Article • September 24th, 2010

  • Govt Mdl 1911 SERPA Duty Holster

    I've yet to be able to break one and with just a little training they are amazingly fast to draw from.

    Article • September 17th, 2010

  • Leatherman FUSE

    One of the most used tools I ever had on my gunbelt when I worked the street was my Leatherman. I wore that thing out.

    Article • September 10th, 2010

  • Thoughts on the new Ford Police Interceptor

    Thoughts on the new Ford Police Interceptor

    Video • September 9th, 2010

  • Lightfield HD Specialty Munitions

    Lightfield's Home Defender line of ammunition can be a good addition for those who seek more versatility in their personal armory.

    Article • September 3rd, 2010

  • Gerber's Expert-M LED Flashlight

    Producing over 100 lumens of light for more than an hour, the Expert-M (for Military) is a handy sized package that performed well through the testing.

    Article • August 27th, 2010

  • Gerber 06 Fast Clip Knife

    Checking over the knife after the fact I found that the edge was still in good condition and the lock had no play in it. It had survived what I threw at it.

    Article • August 20th, 2010

  • ASAP Hurricane Survival Kit

    This week though, I am writing a review of a pre-packaged bag designed to provide a basic support system for two adults for two days (48 hours).

    Article • August 6th, 2010

  • ElZetta M60 LED Light & Mount

    Short of shooting it, I don't think I could find anything more abusive than what I simulated in the testing.

    Article • July 30th, 2010

  • MIL Inventory Lessons Learned

    There is a lot that we can learn from those in the military.

    Article • July 23rd, 2010

  • Warrior Training Group's AS/IR Bag

    To date I'd not yet found a pre-packed vest or bag - until now. Enter the Warrior Training Group and their Active Shooter Go Bag.

    Article • July 9th, 2010

  • 9mm vs .45ACP: Really? Again?

    Next year marks the 100 year anniversary of the Government Model 1911 .45ACP having been adopted by the U.S. Military (even though it existed in 1904) and the 9mm is even older than that.

    Article • June 18th, 2010

  • Altama Ortho-TacX 6" Boots

    I put them on the first day fully expecting to hate them simply because I'd never liked 6" boots. Well, my mind has been changed a bit.

    Article • June 4th, 2010

  • Fail Zero AR-15 Basic Kit

    Anyone who's ever cleaned all the carbon and grit out of a well-lubricated rifle will understand how dry lubrication can be quite desirable.

    Article • May 28th, 2010

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