What Are You Preparing For?

For quite some time, I have been thinking about the way training is approached in, for lack of a better phrase, the “tactical firearm community.” In my opinion, there is an over emphasis on weapons training in the community. You…

How Flash Suppressors Work

Robert Silvers, who is head of R&D at AAC and inventor of the AAC Blackout flash suppressor, explains how flash suppressors work, and how his thorough understanding of the science involved shaped the AAC Blackout. Reprinted with his permission. When…

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate

Since starting this blog, I’ve listed a few different email addresses for contact purposes. Also, there’s the YouTube channel, where posters can send me messages and comment on the channel or on individual videos. Finally, there’s the Facebook page. I’m…

Merry Christmas, Let's Talk About Hazing

This will be a slight departure from my normal posts. As some of my readers might know, I was in the military (Technically, I still am). I progressed from a naïve Seaman Recruit to a tired-of-all-the-BS Hospital Corpsman Second Class…

Muzzle Device Flash Comparison – Brakes, Comps & Flash Hiders

Work ran late recently, so I was able to photograph a fairly consistent comparison of the muzzle flash resulting from the use of Federal .223 Rem 55gr FMJBT – also known as AE223 – and a 16″ AR-15. Actually, there…

GearScout Reviews Crimson Trace Lightguard

Rob Curtis at GearScout has reviewed the Crimson Trace Lightguard pistol light for Glock 19s. It looks pretty neat, and seems like a decent workaround for keeping the width of the light no larger than the pistol itself. Attaching a…

Centurion Arms C4 Rail Review

I have a good number of rails to review at the moment, some of which I’ve had longer than the Centurion Arms C4 rail. To say that I have a slight product review backup at the moment would be…stating that…

Oh, What a Difference a Muzzle Device Makes

While at the range doing other stuff, I noticed that I was seeing a lot more muzzle flash because of the overcast conditions. Using the same ammunition (Prvi Partizan M855) in two different 16″ barreled AR-15s, I was able to…

Praetor Defense Kydex Glock 19 Holster

I could have called this article “Praetor Defense Holster is the Greatest Thing Since Prehistoric Man Created Tools from Rocks and Sticks,” and I would not have been far off the mark. My Holster Background I have owned dozens of…

Check Out My Guest Post On Firearm Safety

Aaron over at Weapon Blog – the same Weapon Blog that puts out a list of firearms you could win every month – has graciously allowed me to guest post on his blog. Be sure to check out my article…