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The 5 Best Less Lethal Weapons for Self-Defense

If you’re anything like me, then the protection of yourself and your family is of utmost importance to you. I would contend that none of these less-lethal weapons for self-defense that I will highlight are superior to a firearm in the hands of a well-trained person, but each of them has its place in either […]

VSSL Gear – A VeSSeL for Your Camping and Survival Essentials

Being outdoors is awesome. Nature is purely amazing, and it never gets old. Except when Mother Nature is pissed, like with a hurricane, earthquakes, huge fires, or something like that. Other than that, it’s always incredible and awe-inspiring. Hopefully, one good thing to have come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, is that people were able […]

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Recently, several of the writers and I got together in Ft. Lauderdale at an undisclosed location to have a writer’s meeting, dinner, and then meet some SOFREP members for a couple of drinks and cigars. In order to throw our surveillance tails off the trail, we arrived at different times and in different ways. We […]

What Is the Best Battle Belt Setup?

Today’s tactical gear conversation: battle belts. What is a battle belt, some of you might ask and why do you need one? In this article, we will go over how to optimize your battle belt, and some preferred ways to set one up. Sometimes they are also known as war belts. For our purposes, we […]

Palmetto State Armory AR-9: Is This Gun a Good Option for Home Defense?

Some people like guns. Lots of guns. Some people also believe that one can’t ever have too many guns. Guns are like tools, and different guns have different applications. I’ve previously shared an article with my thoughts on assembling a custom AR-15, with a good but slightly more expensive build. With that in mind, what […]

Spiritus Systems LV-119 Plate Carrier: One of the Best Options on the Market

Following 9/11, body armor made a comeback. Even with the trade-off of added weight, many lives in the Global War on Terror were saved by body armor. I have tried out many types of load-bearing equipment (LBE), load-bearing vests (LBV), and plate carriers over the years. Yet, it’s refreshing to come across gear that has […]

A Flask Up to the Task

The alcohol flask dates back to the 18th century. It was a way for society’s gentry to always have some brandy, cognac, or whiskey handy while on the move. In cold weather, alcohol was thought to keep you warm when all it actually did was numb you to how cold you actually were. Back then, […]

Aero Precision AR-15 – The Perfect Custom Build?

You know what they say: opinions are like… AR-15s, everyone has one, and they are all different. Billions of them and all different. With so many AR-15 options out there, from the really inexpensive, to the customized and exorbitantly expensive, the choices are endless. There also is a way to get a great AR-15 and […]