Raven Concealment Systems ModuLoader

Things That Don’t Suck: Raven Concealment Systems ModuLoader Shotgun Shell Carrier

Have you ever had an idea you thought was utter genius, something no one has come up with before...only to find out later that, yes, it's already been done? That's how I feel about...

Things That Don’t Suck: 1791 Gunleather’s Kydex IWB Holster

By Tim Stetzer I’ve been carrying a pistol concealed for over 30 years now as both a cop and a civilian. Over that time I’ve tried a lot of carry methods and various brands and...

Things That Don’t Suck: Hawaiian House Shotgun Loader V2

What's a Hawaiian House? It's a website that sells a few different tactical products, a few patches, some hats, shirts, etc. I ran across a short video on Reddit showing this fancy Shotgun Loader...

Things That Don’t Suck: Beretta Off Shot Passive Earplugs

I was in Nashville last week for the rollout of Beretta's new, updated APX A1 pistol. I've been to more than a few of these kinds of events and the companies that put them...

Things That Don’t Suck: Lingle Industries Lowers

I reviewed the APC9K sometime back and thoroughly enjoyed it. What I didn't enjoy was the cost of the gun and the cost of its magazines. I know B&T makes GLOCK and P320 lowers,...
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...
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....
Astra 600 9mm Pistol

Obscure Object of Desire: Astra 600 9mm Pistol

At least in my experience, the modern gun show sucks. Huge letdown. It's full of striker-fired polymer-frame pistols, AR-15s, Wish-quality optics, and everything wears an extreme markup. Don't forget the cheap Chinese knives, 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...

Things that Don’t Suck: FRED Hollowgraphic 3D Cardboard Targets

When it comes time to switch up your training, it's easy to try new drills, new positions, new guns, and the like. Have you ever thought about changing your targets? I do, all the...

Things That Don’t Suck: Benchmade Mini Bugout 533BK-2 EDC Folding Knife

This is the best of times and the worst of times for EDC knife lovers. It's the best of times because there are a slew of manufacturers making more great knives featuring wonderful designs...
80 Percent Arms GST-9 Mod 1 Completed (image courtesy JWT for thetruthaboutguns.com)

Gear Review: 80 Percent Arms GST-9: MOD1 Pistol Frame and Jig

Last year, I had a good time building an 80 Percent Arms GST-9, not quite GLOCK 19 pistol. That was a fun gun to build, and it has run without a hiccup. Since then,...