Posted on 12 February 2014
Prior to a recently scheduled range day I was in touch with an industry friend of mine and we happened to be discussing ammo. My buddy said he might be able to hook me up with some ammo from MAST Technology, Inc., a company I hadn’t even heard of at that point.
Posted on 10 February 2014
If you do rescue or emergency medical work, or simply want to have a quality strap cutter available, you should check out the Model 4 from Ontario Knife Company. I wasn’t disappointed at all!
Posted on 07 January 2014
Everything looks to be double-stitched and pretty sturdy. Certainly I didn’t have any problems with it (except that I had to carry it and no one else would for me) during SHOT Show and since then.
Posted on 10 December 2013
My Banshee is set up as an active shooter rig. Mine carries two extra rifle and pistol magazines, two CAT tourniquets, and an IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit).
Posted on 28 October 2013
The equipment you need for the dynamic activity is different from what you need during the slow-and-deliberate activity but you don’t want to have to exit the building to get a different kit as you transition from one to the other. So the best Active Shooter / Immediate Response Kit you can have will include items for both portions of the response activity.
Posted on 15 October 2013
Every baton-trained cop, and every Filipino stick-trained martial artist, has always lusted after an ordinary, common, everyday device that could be wielded like a baton or escrima stick, mostly for those places and situations where a firearm was not permitted.
Posted on 17 September 2013
Earlier this year Blackhawk introduced a number of new bags and two of them haven’t got much press so far. I can’t figure out why—they are both excellent products that fill clear needs.
Posted on 20 May 2013
Truth be told, there’s a lot more I take with me each day than just a knife… or a gun and a knife and a lighter, but what we actually carry on our person isn’t the end all be all of daily preparedness.
Posted on 29 April 2013
What if all you had was what you were WEARING and your guns. What would that consist of? Naturally this is radically different depending on what environment you are, or you expect to be, in. Still, it seemed an interesting enough challenge to contemplate that I thought I’d share.
Posted on 11 March 2013
Off-body carry of a handgun – usually in a bag of some sort – isn’t the best option in terms of preparedness — you give up some weapon security and access time. But it is necessary on occasion. Sometimes the only other option is to not have a gun handy at all, and in some parts of the world, it may give you the option to suddenly “lose” an incriminating item.