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Get to cover? A requiem for common sense.

Chances are, you have a pretty good idea of what is cover, and what isn’t.  If you have been professionally trained, and that professional training was founded in this man’s reality, you have an even better idea of what cover is.  Problem is, you are probably in the minority.  What is and isn’t cover is […]

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HighCom Security Trooper ACAP

In today’s world of mass shootings and terrorist attacks, an increasing number of people are looking to be prepared for such an event. Weapons and training should play a central role in that preparation, but so should gear. As threats have evolved so has the approach to being prepared – enter the plate carrier. Plates […]

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Cluelessness, Cowardice, and Complicity

At a recent town hall I held, several people said they wanted to explore smart gun technology to reduce accidents…Others mentioned liability reform to make sure those who are negligent with a gun are held financially responsible. How many more times must this happen before we make this violence stop? House Bills 4261-2, which would […]

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JF Blades Hybrid 2.0

JF Blades is a custom knife shop run by Josh Frey in small town California. I discovered Josh on Instagram a year or two ago, started following and then decided I had to try out a Hybrid. The Hybrid, now on version 2, is a small to medium (smedium?) fixed blade knife coming in at […]

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G-Code Scorpion Mag Pouches

There are a lot of ways to carry spare magazines these days, both rifle and pistol. When choosing a mag pouch/carrier for your rifle or pistol mags, there are basically two approaches. You can get pouches made specifically for your mags, like from a custom Kydex shop, or you can get “universal” pouches that will […]

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Danger Zone Auction Announcement

Five years ago, US Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed by criminals who obtained weapons supplied by Operation Fast and Furious. Five years later, we still don’t have answers. You might remember Trek’s Trek, 2,000 Miles for the Brian Terry Foundation. One man and his bike, raising awareness and funds to support the Brian […]

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Griffin Armament Optimus Silencer

Stamp collectors, take notice. Griffin Armament announced a new silencer (suppressor if you prefer that term) today named the Optimus that looks pretty awesome. New for winter 2015 – the Griffin Optimus provides competitive flagship like performance across calibers from .22lr to .300 Winchester Magnum. With the full size configuration, (optional) mid-size config, pistol config, […]

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Blauer ArmorSkin TacVest

Back when I was a uniformed patrol officer, I wore my concealable soft armor underneath my uniform, like many cops still do.  It can be extremely uncomfortable and gets warm very quickly.  I remember being drenched in sweat after a foot chase or wrestling match with a suspect, then having to sit in front of […]

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Griffin Armament Announces New 30SD Silencer

Griffin Armament is now shipping the new 30SD (mod2) Suppressor. Completely redesigned for increased strength and durability, the 30SD features a tube “chassis” machined entirely from billet 17-4 with an integral blast chamber and front mount support.  Additionally, the new 30SD features a Patent Pending fluting that increases surface area by 40%, which leads to […]

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Shellback Tactical Banshee Discount Code

If you need a plate carrier, this one is for you. The folks at Shellback Tactical have the Banshee plate carrier back in stock, and sent over a discount code for Monderno readers. The Shellback Tactical Banshee is a low profile PC that is available in Black, Coyote, Multicam and Ranger Green. Specs 500D Cordura […]

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