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Author Archives: Tyler Kee

Tyler Kee is a small town kid trying to make it in the big city of Austin, TX. A salesman by day, he is an avid motorcyclist and aspiring chef out of the office.

Gear Review: Strike Industries Ambush Sling Loop

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It isn’t often that I find a new part or gizmo and say, “Huh! I guess I needed this more than I thought!” As I’ve been practicing my running, gunning, and slung up shooting in anticipation for a seven-mile biathlon this fall, I have been making a lot of changes to my gear. To be honest, a few months ago, I decided to stop thinking too much about what I was using for kit and just trying everything. And to quote one of my fantastic instructors at the SIG Academy, “Your gear is either fighting you or helping you.” With that in mind, I’ve been trying everything I can get my hands on, and I’m stunned at how simple Strike Industries’ Ambush Sling Loop appears to be, and how goshdsarn useful it has become . . .

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Gear Review: Stealth Cam P12

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When I was a much younger man, sixteen or so, my father invited a friend of his to go hunting at our ranch and assured him that I’d be his guide. I was very excited about the opportunity, but a little nervous since this guy had actually gone on hunts with real guides. The first order of business was a phone call to discuss gear and methods. On the phone he nonchalantly said, “I’m going to send you a game camera. Please set it up and collect some photos of the deer that come through.” I was floored . . .

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Just Arrived: PWS MK109 .300 BLK

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The mailman cometh and he hath brought me an upper! PWS apparently didn’t take it too hard that we took so long to get a review out for their MK 107 pistol, as a new .300 BLK upper showed up at my doorstep today. I’ll be slapping this bad boy on the SigBrace-equipped pistol lower that shipped with the MK 107 and hitting the range soon . . .

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Must Have Gun of the Day: Breda M37

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Let’s face facts. You and I along with most of the TTAG readership will never get the opportunity to own a big boy machine gun, and the chances of getting to shoot one aren’t much better. But RAP4 just might have the next best thing in the form of their machine gun paintball markers. The Breda M37 in the photo above will set you back about $4500 plus a nominal shipping fee. That might sound like a lot, but compared to the pricing for a true to life machine gun, that’s a steal! . . .

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Gear Review: CRT LoPro IWB Holster

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For some odd reason, I seem to have become the defacto tester of Kydex IWB Appendix Carry holsters here at TTAG. A position I relish greatly. There’s a lot of ways to schlep a handgun around, but in the Texas summer, not much is better than appendix carry. There’s no need for anything more than a t shirt and a smile to successfully conceal a nearly full sized handgun. But picking a worthy holster is hard. Leather is best in my opinion, but in the Texas heat, leather gets awful funky, awful fast. For summer wear, you just can’t beat Kydex. And I think that Critical Response Tactical’s LoPro is a pretty solid rig for summer carry . . .

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Gun Review: Ruger American Rimfire

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I’m starting to feel like a real old timer with my endless rambling about the good old days of cheap and plentiful .22 LR. While some parts of the country are seeing the most popular rimfire cartridge back in stock, our brethren in other areas are more likely to find hen’s teeth than affordable .22 LR. But I’m an optimist, and given the long term traffic our gun reviews get, my hope is that years from now, someone will read this review and laugh about those dark days of short supply for .22LR. If you’re reading this in the future, and looking for an affordable, flexible bolt gun in .22 LR, you very well could have found it in the Ruger American Rimfire . . .

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Gun Thoughts: SIG SAUER P320

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Chris and Nick have it bad for the SIG P320. Apparently our readers did as well based on the enormous amount of submissions in our P320 contest. And, based on the number of various P320s SIG brought to our recent media day(s), they’re just as excited. For those who don’t know, the SIG P320 is a brand spanking new pistol that deviates from the norm in the same way the P250 does, with the trigger pack being the serialized part. This allows the user to change calibers, grip size (diameter and length), and slide length. And while our boy Chris loved the DAO hammer fired P250, the market demands a striker fired gun and SIG has delivered. There’s been a lot of talk in the comments sections of every P320 article about how that level of modularity isn’t exactly necessary in this modern world, a viewpoint I think is slightlyshort sighted . . .

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