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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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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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BFT01-G Tactical Tomahawk

It seems like forever ago that I did my first Hardcore Hardware tool review; running their LFT01 Tomahawk through its paces and finding that HHA knows how to make a tomahawk.  Since then I’ve abused a few of their fixed blade knives and continue to be impressed by their durability and quality.  Well, HHA sent […]

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Experts and Experts

Video can make you think you know more than you really do. Cameras have become more commonplace in the world; technology has seen that cameras get smaller, cheaper and the quality of video has dramatically improved to the point that World Star Hip Hop is close to being High Definition footage, yet the local news […]

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Pelvic Shooting, the Best Worst Option

Let’s talk about terminal ballistics and the intentional targeting of the pelvis. This is a topic that has been around for a long time, though has recently experienced a resurgence in interest from the self-defense community as a preferable point of aim for self-defense, sometimes over more medically vulnerable parts of the body.  Using just […]

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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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Agency Arms Field Edition Glock

The Glock handgun; easily recognizable, prolific, accurate and dependable.  In use by as much as 60% of law enforcement, Glock has become one of the most popular and venerable handguns to fill many roles at once; every day carry self-defense, police and military sidearm, competition pistol and range toy.  It’s hard to go anywhere around […]

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HK VP9

Heckler & Koch (HK) took the internet by storm earlier this year with the introduction of their newest pistol, the striker fired VP9. Even though at that point I had never owned an HK pistol, I was immediately interested in the VP9 for a few reasons.

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