Bug Out Bag Gear Basics

There is plenty of information out on the internet for what you should and should not have in your bug out bag and there are many variations on the gear depending on who you ask.  In many cases these recommendations are coming from people who have made short trips with gear, maybe on a weekend […]

Gear Review: Condor T and T Pouch

Almost a year ago now, I was looking for a better way to organize some of my misc EDC gear which normally just packed away in my daily bag in a zip lock bag or two.  That method actually worked quite well, but the gear which I wanted to be able to access quickly, always […]

Basic Defensive Shotgun Course Recap

Last month we hosted a Basic Defensive Shotgun Course put on by Eleven Charlie, LLC.  The course covered the proper deployment of a shotgun from both a tool of deadly force to a tool with less-than-lethal capabilities. This basic class focused the shotgun platform, which is a very versatile & under-used system.  It was an intensive course for […]

Sheep, Wolves, & Sheepdogs

On June 18–the day after the heinous attack in which nine were killed at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church–President Obama said, “At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries.” Source: 1 Beheaded, 37 Gunned Down […]

Emergency Medical Equipment for Everyday Carry | PDN

Whether civilians or armed professionals, when it comes to having gear on their person, more people have tools to take a life. Not too many people think about carrying items that might sustain their life or the lives of their loved ones or an innocent bystander. Just because we have tools that can answer the […]

Rothco MOLLE Water Bottle Pouch 09

Gear Review: Rothco Molle Water Bottle Pouch

Hydration bladders are cool and convenient but they are a pain to have to clean out, if they tear you are screwed, and you really have limited use with them.  I hate the cleaning process after using them, if you don’t dry them completely they can mold and if that is all you had for […]

DIY Simple Survival Fishing Kit

Here is a quick and easy little “project” you can put together in a just a few minutes to provide you with some basic fishing equipment in a small package in case you ever need it.  All you need is some fish hooks, line, and a wine cork…I know everyone has those three items laying […]

Gear Review: SDK PIG Alpha Touch Gloves

Joseph DeLuca of One Gun Firearms Training, LLC gives a nice review of the SKD PIG Alpha Touch Gloves by SKD. After talking with Joe briefly and trying the gloves out myself, I can say they are lightweight and very comfortable. They are said to be fairly warm during lower temperatures and it sounds like […]