Gear Review: YETI Ramblers and YETI Ice

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At SHOW Show this year I happened by the YETI Coolers booth. After some conversation about how I’m planning a move to Austin, where YETI (and TTAG) is HQ’d, and how…

Ammo Review: Gorilla Ammunition Silverback 9mm & .380

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At SHOT Show this year, Gorilla Ammunition unveiled its new Silverback line of solid copper hollow point self-defense ammo. It’s available in .380 ACP, 9×19, .45 ACP, and .300 BLK. Except…

Gear Review: Taser AXON Body 2

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With the recent public attention on police brutality more and more departments are equipping their officers with body cameras. It’s a smart move since nothing dispels the protestations of a…

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Gear Review: MultiTasker TWIST

As the years of workshop ownership pass, I’ve found myself in possession of more and more specialty tools. If you’d asked a spry tween named Tyler if he’d ever need…

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Gear Review: MantisX Firearms Training System

While perusing the “NEXT” area at SHOT Show 2016 — the section intended for first-time exhibitors — I came across the MantisX Firearms Training System. It looks like a rail-mounted…

Gear Review: Safety Harbor KES (Kompact Entry Stock) for AR-15 Rifles

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I love the fact that the AR-15 platform is as stripped down as possible. That also might be its biggest weakness. Eugene Stoner did a great job by using the…

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Gear Review: T.REX ARMS Holsters

T.REX ARMS came to my attention after admittedly impressive speed drill videos from their Instagram account kept popping up in my feed. I had more or less sworn off appendix carry…

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Silencer Review: Dead Air Sandman S

The silencer, range time, and metering equipment for this review were provided by Capitol Armory based in Cedar Park, Texas Many years ago, in a land far away, the team at…

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Gear Review: Covert Cases Guitar Gun Case

There are some places where toting a desert tan gun case slathered in MOLLE straps is a normal everyday occurrence. I don’t live in one of those places. I live in…

Three Reasons Why “Smart Guns” Are A Bad Idea

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TTAG’s blogged the development of so-called “smart guns” for years. With President Obama’s executive order paving the way for government agencies to deploy guns requiring electronic owner identification of one…

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Gear Review: TruGlo TFX Pro Tritium/Fiber-Optic Day/Night Sights [Contest Entry]

By MikeyCNY With most defensive gun uses taking place at night, it’s important to train appropriately and have the necessary gear to help you survive. Flashlights are likely the most…

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Gear Review: KDG Sidelok Red Dot Mount

I test a lot of guns. Some of them come with a scope mounted already, but the vast majority require that I put some sort of optic on there to…