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Otis Tactical Cleaning Kit Review

  By Guy J. Sagi There are more dramatic ways to reduce the accuracy and reliability of a firearm when afield, but dirt, grime, mud and gunk are the most frequent culprits. If you’re a hunter or competitive shooter, the odds are good you’ve found yourself frustrated by a performance …

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Taser Pulse Laser-LED Stun Gun

  The concept of a less-lethal weapon is relatively new. The majority of self-defense tools aren’t concerned with a less-lethal outlook, but items like pepper spray and Tasers are becoming more common for people to carry. Less lethal self-defense tools allow for individuals to fight back against their attackers with …

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SIG Sauer P320 X-VTAC Review

By Trampas Swanson When the US military searched for a new service pistol to replace their aging Beretta semi-automatics, SIG Sauer answered the call. After a long, grueling series of expert testing, the polymer, striker-fired SIG model P320 beat out submissions by other top names in the industry such as …

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Glock vs. 1911: The Debate

  By Vic Laboy If you look at any discussion, forum, or firearm page, you will find the age-old argument between what is better: 1911 or Glock. Whether you are a fan of the all steel, single-action configuration, or the double-stack, polymer frame, these two platforms are arguably the most …

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Nikon Monarch 3000 Stabilized Laser Rangefinder Review

  By Tony Martins Walking up to the Nikon Sport Optics booth at the 2018 SHOT Show, I was surprised to find the company was introducing another new rangefinder (actually, two). Similar in appearance and functionality to the Monarch 7i VR that debuted just one year earlier, the new Nikon …

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Otis Defender .38cal/ 9mm Cleaning Kit Review

  Not all pistol cleaning kits are created equal. By David Link I recently purchased a pistol I had my eye on for a while, the Heckler & Koch VP9. I wanted a full size 9mm I could train with regularly and work on trigger control. My end goal was …

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Hunting Southern Quail – Shotguns, Dogs And Mr. Bob

  By Pete Rogers Growing up in the South has its advantages. Grits swimming in butter, sweet iced tea, and bobwhite quail hunting all highlight a life lived in the pines and rolling hills of South Carolina. Sadly, throughout most of my life, the bobwhite quail hunting has become more …

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BLACKHAWK! Serpa Holster Review

  By Vic Laboy No matter who you carry a conversation with in this line of work, everyone can confirm that BLACKHAWK! has grown to be one of the most reputable tactical companies on the market today. Although they primarily channel their gear towards law enforcement and military, most of …

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EDC (Every Day Carry): What It’s About

  By Vic Laboy Every day carry, or EDC, can be defined as the items you carry on your person daily. This could be anything from your car keys to your wallet, cell phone, etc. For some, this is all they need; however, many of us choose to carry items …