New From Hardened Arms: LumaShark Integrated Illumination Handguard

Hardened Arms says “The LumaShark is an Illuminated, weaponized, 12″ free float handguard whose patented features have eliminated the need for bulky bolt on flashlights on the AR Platform.” While I’m not convinced they’re truly eliminated the bulk, they certainly have integrated interchangeable flashlights/lasers into an AR handguard. We checked ’em out in the NEXT […]

SHOT Show Gear Preview: PowerTac Cadet, Warrior Flashlights

The world of ‘tactical’ (read: black, brawny and brighter than blazes) flashlights is almost as crowded as the Venetian hotel’s food court. PowerTac illuminated us on their entry into the field; we’ll be putting several of their models to the test in the coming weeks to see if they’re as drop-proof, waterproof and headache-inducingly bright as […]

Gear Review: Cree “Tactical” LED Flashlight

Remember back when Mag-lite was the last word in aircraft-grade aluminum illumination? Those old incandescent Mag-Lites weren’t any brighter than ordinary flashlights, but their indestructible machined-aluminum bodies made them the choice of police, private security, Elvis and burglars. They were “tacticool” before people had a chance to learn to hate that word. The longer D-cell Mag-lites […]