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Optics for Home Defense

Aaron from Sage Dynamics discusses optic choices for both the handgun and rifle for home defense with Allan from Georgia Optics. Good discussion that shows many different options and briefly discusses features as well as some pros and cons of each.

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Beretta Debuts the APX Striker Fired Pistol

Beretta announced today that they have debuted a new full-size striker fired pistol, a first for Beretta, at the International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi. The pistol is called the APX, and is a multi-caliber/modular system that Beretta will be submitting to the upcoming US Army Modular Handgun System: Beretta intends to […]

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Canik TP9 SA Safety Concern

I recently purchased a Canik TP9 SA for review after hearing how great the pistol is, especially considering the price point (I paid just over $300 for mine). The TP9 SA is made in Turkey and imported by Century Arms for the US market. My initial impressions were very positive, so I sent the pistol […]

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Racism Towards a Red Light

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. –Ayn Rand In my last contribution to the decline of Western literature [It’s Not Personal – Police and You] I mentioned that it was the first is a series of articles addressing the national controversy surrounding peace officers and their interaction with the public. My plan in […]

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What’s Going on with M855, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do

Over the weekend, the news broke that the clowns at the ATF are at it again, this time proposing a ban on M855/SS109 ammunition. Their reasoning? To “protect the lives and safety of law enforcement officers from the threat posed by ammunition capable of penetrating a protective vest when fired from a handgun.” What the […]

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Rifle Zero Distances – Close Quarters Effects

Monderno contributor Aaron Cowan from Sage Dynamics discusses the common rifle zeros; 25/300, 50/200 and the 100 meter zero and how they change point of aim/impact in close quarters. Very informative video, check it out.

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UF PRO Cold Weather Gear

If you live in a cold climate, you know having the right gear is pretty much essential if you plan on spending any amount of time outdoors. Enter UF PRO. Last winter I reviewed the UF PRO P-40 pants which coupled with the removable liner are great for cold weather outings, and today we’ll take […]

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X-Caliber Barrel Manufacturing

A few weeks ago, my buddy Mike from Montana Shooting Institute told me about a new Montana based barrel maker called X-Caliber located in Kalispell, MT. He had recently used an X-Caliber barrel in his AR-10 build, and reported groups under .5 MOA with match ammo and a GI trigger. That definitely piqued my interest, […]

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CMT Tactical Ambi Billet Receiver Set Now Available

Our friends over at CMT Tactical announced today that their ambidextrous billet receiver sets are now available! If you’re looking for an ambi receiver set for your next build, make sure you check out the CMT Tactical UHP15A, also available at AIM Surplus and Rainier Arms.

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The Whole Person Concept: “a.k.a. Get Real”

I cannot count the amount of times that I have seen folks on net-wisdom forums or on the bookface make the statement that since they “carry a gun for self-defense, they do not need to do anything else to keep themselves safe.” (This is the part when you should 1. Pour something good to drink. […]

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