Gear Review: TappLock Electronic Padlock

Part of being a responsible gun owner is making sure that your firearms don’t fall into the wrong hands, whether that’s kids or Chicago politicians. The trick to any good storage system is that it  not only keeps your firearms safely locked away and inaccessible to uninvited guests, but it also allows you to quickly […]

Gear Review: ZORE X Core 9mm Gun Lock

It’s hard for new products to break through the noise of SHOT Show and attract much attention. Especially an item that’s considered as basic and boring as a gun lock. But that’s the feat that ZORE managed this year when they cut through the clutter with a design that’s anything but the same old thing. […]

Optic Review: Riton RT-S Mod 3 Gen2 1-4x24IR Scope

Riton Optics is a family-owned, Veteran-founded and operated optics manufacturer that has been getting a lot of looks since their inception in 2013. More and more retailers are stocking their products; then watching them fly out the door. And for good reason… In short; Riton has struck a nice balance between high-quality HD Japanese glass, […]

The One and Only Pistol Magazine Loader I Recommend

I’m asked fairly frequently which mag loader I use, if any. I just got another email asking about that, hence this post. Some gun owners look down on magazine loaders, but I’m not amongst that group. I’m on board with anything that makes range time easier and more efficient. It’s not really worth a full-blown […]

Gear Review: CMC Products 1911 Railed Power Mags

A couple of years ago I met Bill Wilson of Wilson Combat. When I told him I was from Central Texas, he immediately exclaimed “That’s Chip McCormick country!” It is indeed. I knew Wilson Combat was a direct competitor of the popular Chip McCormack 1911 magazine. What I didn’t know was that the two competitors […]

Gear Review: Slip 2000 Extreme Weapon Grease

Ever feel like Amazon is reading your mind? I sure do sometimes. About two years ago Amazon told me to buy Slip 2000 Extreme Weapons Grease. Since I must not upset my master, I bought a 4oz jar for $15.25. I had been using Mobile 1 Synthetic motor oil (or whatever motor oil I have […]