Tag: product reviews

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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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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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Williams Gun Sight Glock 42/43 Sights Review

  By Trampas Swanson Many of us have experienced a particular disappointment when shopping for a new defensive handgun. You finally find a great deal on the pistol you want, only to realize that it comes with less than stellar factory iron sights. For those who follow my firearm reviews, …

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Streamlight ProTac 2L-X Flashlight Review

By Vic Laboy For the past few years, I have been slowly improving my EDC to fit my everyday needs. When I first became interested in building my personal loadout, I considered the idea of a pocket flashlight; however, I never acted on it. Until one day, I was scanning …

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RUGER PC Carbine 9mm Rifle Review

  By Trampas Swanson Sometimes in life, the best new idea is simply an old one re-imagined from a different point of view. In the firearms industry, no company better illustrates that creative mindset than Ruger Firearms. In 1996, Ruger first released an innovative, semi-automatic carbine rifle aimed at the …

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Galco Hidden Agenda Review

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com Do you have a hidden agenda? I’m not talking about a secret or mysterious plan. It’s a method of concealed carry that’s very surreptitious. It’s called Hidden Agenda from Galco, and it’s an alternative for women and men that must dress professionally for work …