Category | Tactical

Browning’s Classic High Power 9mm Pistol

Posted on 23 July 2014

Once all design modifications, changes, upgrades, etc had been complete, the Browning-Saive “Grand Rendement” (High Yield in French; France originally commissioned it) was adopted in 1935 by Belgium’s military.

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Water Work (& Play) Knives

Posted on 23 July 2014

This week we’re going to take a look at a collection of different knives. An overview, if you will, of knives that either are made specifically for work in or around water, OR knives that will fit the bill and not suffer too greatly from the environment while getting the job done.

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DT Sport (AR style) Rifle Review

Posted on 22 July 2014

All this time later I consider myself lucky to have added this Del-Ton Sport rifle to my personal armory. I like it so much I armed two of my primary characters with it in my book, “Surviving the Zombies: Things the CDC Didn’t Know.” Let me share with you why…

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TCCC: A Highly Valuable Acronym

Posted on 22 July 2014

In today’s world of terrorist attacks, active shooters in schools (or malls or office buildings), workplace violence and other threats, all of which we’ve seen in the past twelve months, it behooves us to prepare ourselves to do more than just shoot back.

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The Streamlight TLR-1 HL Weapon Light

Posted on 22 July 2014

While I’m not normally a fan of having a handgun mounted light, there are certainly applications for such (SWAT, K9, military, etc) and I’d never argue with a person who felt that having a light mounted on their handgun for home- or self-defense was necessary. All that said, I recently was able to test the Streamlight TLR-1HL which has proven quite handy.

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SOG Knives Trident Elite Folder

Posted on 22 July 2014

After a week in the water and a week of drying without any maintenance, oiling, etc. the knife didn’t show any signs of corrosion or rusting that I could find. Happy with that, I went about collecting my assortment of stuff to be cut… if the knife would.

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The Kahr/Spyderco Delica4

Posted on 21 July 2014

The Kahr/Delica4 was created by self-defense authority Michael Janich, one of the most liked and respected knife use authorities in the world. And he’s been liked and respected for decades now, in contrast to the new kids on the block that pop up and disappear every year. It’s prudent to think that he might know something.

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Oh Crap Gear

Posted on 18 July 2014

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.

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Firearms’ Oldest Debate

Posted on 18 July 2014

I’ve enjoyed listening to some truly great minds in the firearms field debate the pros and cons of the .45ACP versus the 9mm. In the past few years the debate has grown to include the .40S&W, the .357Sig and now the .45GAP.

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Stop The Bleeding

Posted on 18 July 2014

Recognizing that there are preventable deaths occurring from blood loss resulting from extremity wounds, the ability to control / stop bleeding is highlighted. This week I took a look at two products that are designed for just that purpose: the SWAT-T and QuikClot Combat Gauze.

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