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How to choose the best plate carrier

How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

Gone are the days when plate carriers were used only by military personnel or those in law enforcement. Today, they have become one of the most ubiquitous pieces of equipment. Not only are they a preferred load carriage option for military and law enforcement but also have become increasingly popular amongst the civilians. That being said, there are hundreds of options to choose from which makes s... »

Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor

Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

Long-range rifle shooting is an expensive hobby. You need the best precision rifle with bucket loads of ammo. Therefore, if you are into tactical shooting, hunting, and making long shots the Savage 10T-SR (Suppressor Ready Barrel) rifle is your best shot. With the 9.5-pound tactical bolt, you get 5R rifling for optimal accuracy. Not only do you get precision you get a BA-style bolt-handle for quic... »

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Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

  Having the proper knife can be the difference between life and death under certain circumstances, especially if you are in the wilderness or in combat. So how do you go about to find the knife that can be your savior in times of distress? Combat Knife, also known as Tactical Knife, is a great tool that can help you out in most situations, provided you pick up the right one suited for your purpos... »

Biometric gun safety

Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

What is biometric technology? The term biometrics is derived from the Greek words bio meaning life and metric meaning to measure. Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people’s unique physical and behavioral characteristics. The technology is mainly used for identification and access control, or for identifying individuals who are under surveillance. The basic premise of ... »

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The Importance of Gun Care and Maintenance

Whether guns kill or don’t kill is a controversial topic. What isn’t debatable, however, is that gun owners need to properly care for and maintain their firearms. It’s part of being a responsible gun owner. Unfortunately, some people don’t seem to understand that. They assume that it’s okay to hide a gun in the house and not take it out unless for emergencies. They don’t think that the buildup of ... »

The Modern Samurai

The Modern Samurai

Response to a Growing Threat Pronounced danger from international and local terrorism makes the Japanese government invest a great deal of resources and effort in modernizing its counter-terrorism services and units. Six members of the communist “Japanese Red Army”, including one of its leaders Osamu Maruoka hijacked a Japan Airlines aircraft with a total of 156 passengers and crew aboard. Terrori... »

Werner Bartolot Rifles: Hunting the Big Six

Werner Bartolot Rifles: Hunting the Big Six

Affluent hunters don’t buy their rifles in gun stores. For many of them a production rifle just won’t do, no matter how well-made it is. What they are looking for is a highly customized hunting piece. Although the demand for custom hunting weapons is on the downward slope, a handful of master gunsmiths still survive, inspiring awe with their products and innovation. One of them is the Austrian gun... »

SIG P-320: Why Are You Wearing That Glock Suit?

SIG P-320: Why Are You Wearing That Glock Suit?

For some time now, classic high-capacity service pistols with DA/SA operation (like SIG P-series) are being replaced by new designs with polymer frames and hidden hammers. In the 80s Glock was the first model to start this silent revolution. Since then, a Swiss giant SIG tried to breach into this part of the market twice. The first time it was some 20 years ago with its SIG Pro model, which is sti... »

Maxpedition Knives – The Market Sovereign

Maxpedition Knives – The Market Sovereign

California company Maxpedition headquartered in LA was founded in 2003 by Tim Tang, who left medical school in order to make backpacks, bags and traveling gear that would be both ergonomic and durable. His first customers were soldiers and police officers but as word of the quality of his gear spread, civilians in need of quality traveling gear (athletes and adventurers) started buying Maxpedition... »

Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

After its premiere showing at the Las Vegas Gun Show, the double-barrel pistol with a badass name “Double Tap” has finally hit the stores. Its name is derived from a combat shooting technique, in which the weapon is aimed at the center of a human size target and two quick shots are fired, which is usually considered enough for target neutralization. Actually, the name is perfect for this small and... »

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