How Does Plastic Body Armor Work?

Most people know of three options for body armor: steel, fiber (e.g. Kevlar), and ceramic. However, if you’re into military news, you may also have heard that more U.S. troops may soon be replacing their Kevlar-based equipment with a fourth option: lightweight plastic armor. More specifically, the type of plastic is UHMWPE (Ultra High Molecular Weight […]

Unboxing The Walther PPQ Q4 TAC

(sponsored post) Walther’s PPQ Q4 TAC has already earned its share of attention. “Their PPQ pistols have won sales by dint of their superior (if funky looking) ergonomics, a trigger as crisp as a fresh head of iceburg lettuce,” TTAG’s RF wrote. Wouldn’t you like to know what’s included when you make a purchase like this? The suppressor and optics ready PPQ […]

The Remington 870 DM Goes Hog Hunting in Texas

By Kat Ainsworth In the Lone Star state, the state mammal (small version) is the nine-banded armadillo, the state bird is the northern mockingbird and the state religion is feral hog hunting. All right, that last part isn’t exactly true, but it should be. In Texas, hogs dole out approximately $52 million of agricultural damage […]

Hunting Challenge: Texas Hogs With A Handgun

By David Parrish If you’ve ever sat around a campfire telling hunting stories, the subject of Texas hogs has probably come up. You’ve no doubt heard tell of both the fantastic and the failures involved in seeking and destroying these fast-moving, land-ravaging beasts. Being quick and elusive, it’s usually only when the setting is just […]

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