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Heath Layman

Stay Connected with The Mic Loop

Sometimes it’s the simple things that work the best.  Take for instance the original Mic Loop.  Until you’ve needed The Mic Loop you probably won’t understand The Mic Loop.  Don’t make that mistake, just get one now and save yourself the problems. Many years ago I initiated a traffic stop on a wanted felon.  He […]

V-TAB from Fast Acquisition: Accuracy Through Design

The V-TAB or Vertical Tactical Adjustable Buttstock from Fast Acquisition is a design concept to help the rifle shooter obtain a proper cheek weld when shooting.  I’m surprised somebody hasn’t thought to build this product already! When working with newer rifle shooters on the AR-15 style platform that have some experience on hunting style rifles, […]

Shoot to Wound and other Misinformed Ideas

WHY DIDN’T THE PERSON JUST SHOOT THE BAD GUY IN THE LEG? Law enforcement and those carrying a firearm for self defense are poised with the same question every year; Why didn’t they just shoot to wound or shoot them in the leg? Sometimes those asking the question sincerely don’t know and want to understand.  […]

“My Sights Are Off” and other Pistol Accuracy Myths

Alien Gear’s Cloak Tuck 3.5: A Holster that Fits Comfortably

Alien Gear Holsters Cloak Tuck 3.5 IWB (Inside the Waistband) Holster is a holster that fits over 500 different pistols, comfortably. I’m a little more “girthy” than I wish I was.  Inside the waist band or IWB holsters aren’t something I’m very drawn to – until I tried the Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.5 IWB […]

Streamlight Siege X USB rechargeable outdoor lantern

Streamlight Siege X USB rechargeable outdoor lantern

Light when and where you need it Having light when you need it can make or break you!  A light that is reliable, bright, durable, and functions in ways you didn’t know you needed is invaluable.  The Streamlight Siege X USB lantern is one of those lights you might not have realized you needed until […]

Bring fun back to shooting with Firebird Targets

Have a Blast Shooting Bring back the fun of shooting with Firebird Targets pyrotechnic exploding targets.  Use them to improve marksmanship, provide instant hit recognition, for situational training and more – but don’t forget the fun. Found at SHOT Show 2019 SHOT Show 2019 was fun and a bit overwhelming as usual with the plethora […]

Photo of the Day: Short, Sweet and Quiet

Photo of the Day: Short, Sweet and Quiet

One of my favorite rifles to use at work and for play. Maxim Defense CQB Stock on a Colt Lower with a Spikes Tactical Compressor Upper.  Magpul magazines, back-up Iron Sights, and sling.  Trijicon MRO and Phase 5 Extended Bolt Release.  

Tenicor ARX Holster: A Strong Fortress for Your Pistol

Tenicor ARX Holster: A Strong Fortress for Your Pistol

ARX in Latin means a Citadel, Stronghold, Fortress.  ARX in Tenicor means a Citadel, a Stronghold, a Fortress for your pistol! Purposeful Design The Tenicor ARX holster is a simple design with no hardware to fail you.  When you pick the holster up for the first time you’ll be surprised at the lightweight and evident […]

The Next Generation of Patrol Wear has Arrived: Blauer FlexHeat Detail Pants

The Next Generation of Patrol Wear has Arrived: Blauer FlexHeat Detail Pants

FLEXHEAT™ DETAIL PANTS Blauer has hit it out of the park with the next generation of cool-weather patrol pants, the FlexHeat Detail Pants. Skip the old-school pants that don’t move with you and leave you cold.  Switch to Blauer’s FlexHeat Detail Pants and discover comfort and warmth you didn’t know was possible. Best Uniform Pants I’ve Ever […]

Be mission ready with the 5.11 Mission Ready 16L Document Bag

Be mission ready with the 5.11 Mission Ready 16L Document Bag

I’ve been using the 5.11 Mission Ready Document bag for a few weeks now and I love it.  It has scaled back tactical looks.  The Oxford canvas body is rugged and durable, and the leather is actually real leather.  It smells good and keeps you organized. The Mission Ready Document bag is perfect for packing […]