Gear Review: Vortex Diamondback HD 2000 Laser Rangefinder

For the longest time, I thought I didn’t have use for a rangefinder. I shot only at known distances at ranges marked as such. The bench sitting at 100 yards was, in my mind,...
5.11 AMP12 25L Backpack Tactical

Things That Don’t Suck: 5.11 AMP12 25L Backpack

I've been carrying 5.11's AMP12 as an everyday carry pack for the last six months or so. That means it's been with me in the car, in coffee shops, at shooting ranges, on planes...virtually...
Primary Arms GLx 2X Prism sight acss gemini

Gear Review: Primary Arms GLx 2X Prism Sight With Gemini 9mm Reticle

I know pistol caliber carbines are most often paired with red dots, but I've long advocated minimally magnified optics that get you closer to the target. I love the red dot, but the Primary...
Pnuma Outdoors Huntsman Defender Rifle Case

Gear Review: Pnuma Outdoors Huntsman Defender Rifle Case

If there was ever proof to the age-old adage, "You get what you pay for," the Pnuma Outdoors Hunstman Defender Rifle Case is it. I was at the Dallas Safari Club Annual Convention when a...
Crimson Trace RAD Pro red dot reflex sight

Gear Review: Crimson Trace RAD Pro Red Dot Sight

It's hard to find a new handgun model these days that doesn't have an optic-cut slide option..or just comes that way standard from the factory. That's because of the exponential increase in the popularity...
Gatorz MILSPEC Ballistic Delta glasses

Things That Don’t Suck: Gatorz MILSPEC Ballistic Delta Glasses

Eye protection is eye protection, but not all eye protection is created equal. After watching Kentucky Ballistics nearly die when his 50 BMG rifle exploded, I began reevaluating my choices in personal eye protection....
Sig P320 Stuff (image courtesy JWT for

Gun Review: So Many Possibilities With the Modular P320 Fire Control Group

About five years ago, the Department of Defense announced that SIG SAUER won the Army Modular Handgun contract. By the time of the announcement, there was little surprise. The P320 was reliable enough, accurate...

Gear Review: Clip & Carry STRAPT-TAC Belly Band Holster

Way back when, when I was a young buck who just starting to carrying a gun, I gave them all a shot. I tried every type of holster possible...or close to it. Belly bands...

Gear Review: Holosun AEMS Multi-Reticle Micro Red Dot Sight

Holosun has been making waves in the optics industry. The company went from producing simple red dots to producing affordable, but surprisingly durable mini red dots like the 507C and 509T and the class-leading...
Align Tactical P320 Thumb Rest

Things That Don’t Suck: Align Tactical’s Thumb Rest Takedown Lever for the SIG P320

The SIG P320 is among the softer-shooting 9mm handguns, but that doesn't mean muzzle flip isn't an issue. If you're looking for a way to better manage it, Texas-based Align Tactical makes a replacement...

Gear Review: AXIL GS Extreme 2.0 Electronic Earbuds

The eternal ear protection battle of buds versus muffs rages on in the ears of shooters around the world. For the longest time, I've been a big fan of muffs. They've always been comfier...

Gear Review: Mantis Blackbeard Trigger System for AR-15 Rifles

Dry fire with a AR-15 is hardly an entertaining event. Focus, get a good stance and grip, pull the trigger carefully and repeat. Every time you take a shot, you have to run back...