A while back I was in the market for a new EDC/laptop pack. I couldn’t stand using the typical Dell laptop case my company supplied so I began the search for a better solution. I work in a corporate environment as a graphic designer so my new pack could not be overtly tactical or covered […]
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Here are some highlights from SHOT Show 2013 Day 3.
Here are some highlights from SHOT Show 2013 Day 2.
Here are some highlights from SHOT Show 2013 Day 1.
Pictured - Brittany wearing a Smith & Wesson Shield in a Spartan Village Kydex holster. If you haven’t noticed, we at Monderno like a good Kydex holster. In need of an outside the waistband (OWB) holster for my Smith & Weston Shield, I turned to Spartan Village. With a claim of being the most comfortable on the market, […]
The Recon 1 is one of Cold Steel‘s newest tactical folders. First of all, this is a big folding knife and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Blade length is four inches, but it is still relatively light considering the four inch blade since it doesn’t use steel liners in the handle. You can use […]
Having never owned an assisted open knife, I recently decided to purchased a SOG Aegis in digital camouflage. In Greek, Aegis means “shield” or “protection”; an apt name for an every-day-carry (EDC) knife that may be used in emergency situation. The Aegis uses the S.A.T. (SOG Assisted Technology) system for opening the blade. Give it […]
Being notoriously hard on phones, I have been looking for the perfect case to keep my new iPhone 4S safe. I’ve looked at and tried a few of the expensive ones from big electronics stores, but have been unimpressed with their style, price and quality. That’s when the Magpul Field Case caught my eye. Known […]
A few years back Buck released the Vantage Series of knives, and has steadily expanded the line. All knives in the series share a basic design, but are offered in different materials and sizes. For the past year, I have been carrying the Buck Vantage Avid as my every-day-carry (EDC) knife, and it has more […]
An easily accessible flashlight is a high priority for me. I have a number of them scattered throughout my house just-in-case, and I recently started carrying one with me everyday. I wanted something small, simple to use, easy to carry and bright. That search lead me to the 4Sevens Quark MiNi AA². Not only is […]