Gear Review: SHTF Gear ACE-2 IWB Hoster for P3AT with Laserguard

It’s so seductively easy to talk yourself into not carrying a gun some days. Think about if for, oh, nine seconds or so and you’ll come up with any one of a dozen ready...

Quick Hits: Triad Tactical Shooting Gear

I’ve been a long range shooter for most of my life. It would be fair to say that I’ve been around the block on this stuff, and I’ve seen trends come and go in...
SIG SAUER MODX-9 Modular 9mm Suppressor

Silencer Review: SIG SAUER MODX-9 Modular 9mm Suppressor

Modular silencers have become increasingly popular, and for good reason. They provide "the best of both worlds" in that the user can choose between shorter, lighter, and louder or longer, heavier, and quieter. SIG...

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,...

Hunting with Hill People Gear Packs

I’ve been using Hill People Gear products in my work in various forms for a number of years now. For my part I have yet to find a better source for truly well designed...

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 perfectly monolithic finished unit. The Sinter is a .30 caliber...
Bushmaster DM2S trigger

Trigger Review: Bushmaster DM2S Dedicated Marksman 2 Stage Trigger

My Parts Bin AR10's mil spec-ish trigger certainly needed an upgrade, so when Dan said he had a new AR trigger to review, I was first in line. In went the Bushmaster's new DM2S Designated...
TORK Medical Kit (image courtesy JWT for

Gear Review: NAR Tactical Operator Response Kit (TORK) First Aid Kit

If you're going to buy a basic trauma kit, the North American Rescue Tactical Operator Response Kit (TORK) is a great one. I got this kit from LA Police Gear. This is not my...
SITKA Drifter 110L Duffle Bag

Things That Don’t Suck: SITKA Drifter 110L Duffle Bag

I was heading back to Africa, first to Namibia to try my hand (and luck) at hunting leopard and then to Mozambique for two trips to the Zambeze Delta Safaris' Coutada 11. All the...
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...
Leupold Mark 5HD (image courtesy JWT for

Optic Review: Leupold Mark 5HD 5-25×56 PR2-MIL Riflescope

The Leupold Mark 5HD model is the best riflescope on the market, and the Mark 5HD 5-25x56 PR2-MIL may be the best of the Mark 5HD series. More than a year ago the US Special...
Olight Baldr Pro Tactical Light & Green Laser

Things That Don’t Suck: Olight’s Baldr Pro Tactical Light & Green Laser

We've had really good luck with Olight weapons lights in the past. They're well built, intelligently designed, and priced reasonably. For a good overview, see some of our other posts here, here, and here. Every...