Book Review: The Family Business

Baen Books has released Mike Kupari's latest novel, The Family Business. It's a dystopian (perhaps post-apocalyptic*) tale of a Federal "Recovery Agent" on the...
Bushnell RXS-250 Reflex Sight Review

Gear Review: Bushnell RXS-250 Reflex Sight

With pistol red dots becoming more popular seemingly by the week, the choices have expanded and the prices have come down. Competition is a...
Leupold Santiam HD 42mm binoculars (image courtesy JWT for

Gear Review: Leupold BX-5 Santiam HD 10x42mm Binoculars

2021 has been a good year. So far, I've been hunting in South Africa, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, all over Texas, and more. I've gone...

Gear Review: Vortex SPARC SOLAR Red Dot Sight

The phrase "budget red dot" has mostly lost its meaning. Most red dots -- outside of a prominent Swedish firm -- have dropped in...

Silencer Review: Radical Firearms Sinter 3D Printed .30 Cal Suppressor

Made via DMLS, or direct metal laser sintering, the Radical Firearms Sinter suppressor is made from ~2,600 layers of sintered titanium to become one...
Aridus Industries QD-C quick detach shell carrier

Gear Review: The Aridus QD-C Quick Detach Carrier Shotgun Sidesaddle

My shotgun nerdism continues, and I've finally got my hands on an Aridus Industries universal QD-C sidesaddle. I purchased my Benelli M4 over a...

Silencer Review: Q ERECT9R (Erector 9) Modular 9mm Suppressor

After much anticipation and a long wait, the Q ERECT9R has dropped! It's the 9mm version of Q's ERECTOR, which we reviewed here way...
Olight PL-Pro Valkyrie

Things That Don’t Suck: Olight PL-Pro Valkyrie Weapon Light

Olight's PL-Pro Valkyrie is designed as a powerful, full-featured weapon light for pistols, rifles or shotguns. The PL-Pro Valkyrie has Olight's integral quick-release mount that...

Hands-On: PepperBall TCP and Compact Launchers

Whether for legal or safety reasons or just personal preference, non-lethal means of self-defense are certainly valid and effective in many situations. PepperBall, "the...
red gun rifle dummy guns from ASP and a Blackhawk chest rig.

ASP’s Red Gun Rifle: Dummy Gun Training for Dummies

By Jim Davis Why use a dummy gun? The reasons are many, but this question is probably the most significant. “Is it unloaded?” Your partner assures you...
Holosun HS509T Red Dot Sight

Gear Review: Holosun HS509T Red Dot Sight

We live in a time where handgun red dots sights are extremely prevalent. We have red dot sights in all sizes, shapes, and designs,...

Things That Don’t Suck: The Lynx Defense Byte Discreet Case

I love the current large-format pistol caliber pistols in the firearm world. That’s a helluva mouthful just to say 'braced pistol.' You know, guns...