Things That Don’t Suck: The ExtraCarry Mag Pouch

Carrying a spare magazine isn't tough to do, but it can be cumbersome at times. Sometimes the traditional belt-mounted solution is impossible due to how you are dressed. IWB options exist, but I get...
Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench

Gear Review: Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench Torque Tool

When I was reviewing Primary Arms' version of the Holosun 507c (with its much-improved reticle), I realized pretty quickly that I needed to step up my tool game a bit. I know that for...

Primary Arms’ Holosun 507C-X2 Pistol Red Dot Sight Is A Game-Changer

A couple weeks ago, Primary Arms sent me a Holosun 507C-X2 red dot sight, but with a unique DNA twist you can only get from Primary Arms. Instead of the usual red dot, circle,...

Things That Don’t Suck: SOG SOG-TAC AU Compact Auto Knife

I've never been a fan of assisted or auto knives. I've just never seen the need. A good flipper or thumb stud has me covered in terms of deployment. I suppose I can see...

The Magazine Vest From ‘Heat’ – McCauley Would Not Be Pleased

I just finished the book Heat 2, which to me, is a long-awaited deep dive into a group of characters I love. 'Heat' is often well regarded for its gunplay, but beyond good cinematic...

Gear Review: Pnuma IconX Heated Core Vest and Pants

I'm a total sissy for the cold. According to all the genetic tests, I'm about 4,000% Scandinavian, but whatever noble traits my hearty ancestors developed to live in the cold skipped right over me. Hating...

Gear Review: Gatorz Marauder Glasses

Gatorz's newest frame style is called the Marauder, and they look a bit like a full coverage Wayfarer style. Combining my go-to look with a wrap style frame that offers extreme peripheral vision, I...
Riton 3 Tactix 1-8x24 LPVO

Gear Review: Riton 3 Tactix 1-8×24 LPVO

The low-powered variable optics market is hot and tight. Much like the red dot market, over time, they've become the new norm and with mass production, we are seeing an impressive mid-tier of optics...

Things That Don’t Suck: New Crossbreed Modular Belly Band 2.0 and Purse Board

A few weeks ago, Crossbreed Holsters released a new version of their modular bellyband holster, so I decided to give it a try. I also decided to give another part of their modular system,...
Riton Optics 3 Conquer 3-15x44 Riflescope

Optic Review: Riton Optics 3 Conquer 3-15×44 Riflescope

It looks like Riton Optics is making the best budget optic in the business. That's certainly been my experience after a couple months and a few thousand rounds through the Riton Optics 3 Conquer 3-15x44. The...
Blackhawk T-Series L2C Overt Holster

Things That Don’t Suck: Blackhawk T-Series L2C Overt Holster Kit

As I mentioned in another article, I've been struggling a bit to find accessories for my M&P 10mm. It turns out that, at least for most things, the key is to buy things that...

Things That Don’t Suck: GuardTech Plus Universal Cleaning Kit

I have a goodly amount of gun cleaning gear. I have stuff I've bought on my own, vintage tools and potions I inherited from my gun-loving uncle and other dribs and drabs I've picked...