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The Cloud Defensive Rein Micro – Light It Up

We used to say we owned the night, and we owned the night for two reasons. First, superior technology that allowed us to see the world in bright green light. Second, we had superior training. Today we are going to talk about the technology side of owning the night. We aren’t talking night vision, though, […]

Streamlight ProTac light: Alternative to Surefire?

Streamlight ProTac light: Alternative to Surefire?

Like most gear enthusiasts I have a problem not putting the “best” gear on my rifle. What is the best? Gear that is used and vetted by only the most accomplished/published gunfighters in the business.  For the longest time, I’ve only trusted Surefire lights on my weapons. They’ve never failed me at home or abroad […]

Streamlight TLR-8 Weapons Mounted Light and Red Laser

Streamlight TLR-8 Weapons Mounted Light and Red Laser: Tiny and Mighty

The Streamlight TLR-8 Weapons Mounted Light is a small yet super bright 500 lumen tactical light designed to fit a broad array of weapons. A red laser gives the TRL-8 an edge over other lights for a wide variety of tactical situations. The TLR-8 enables shooters to identify a potential threat and accurately engage it, […]

The 1200 lumen pistol light | Valkyrie PL-2

The 1200 lumen pistol light | Valkyrie PL-2

The tactical light world is chalk full of companies that are trying to reinvent the wheel these days. But it begs the question – Why? At the end of the day, we’re talking about a flashlight that’s mounted to the end of your weapon system. It needs to be reliable, it needs to be bright, […]

Some thoughts on weapon lights and utilizing white lights

Some thoughts on weapon lights and utilizing white lights

There seems to be some mixed info out there in regard to weapon lights and how to utilize them. One argument I’ve heard is that if your light is too bright you’re going to blind yourself out. Maybe this works for some, but if the room is pitch black, any amount of momentary light is […]

Flashlights, weapon lights and your EDC options

Flashlights, weapon lights and your EDC options

Carrying a flashlight is a great idea and can seriously come in handy. It’s one of those tools that when you need one you really need one. There are a lot of light options out there and picking the right one for you can be a bit daunting. That said, carrying anything is better than nothing provided […]

My Primary Home Defense Weapon

Some Thoughts on Guns With Lights

Modern firearms often come equipped with rails to accept, well, anything that may fit on them. A lot of people feel that a firearm is not complete without a light. We know there are tons of vendors willing to sell you lots of things you don’t need. The “lightweight rifle” won’t remain that way if […]

Does the Streamlight TLR-2 replace the Veteran X-300?

Does the Streamlight TLR-2 replace the Veteran X-300?

Dangerous threats come at all hours of the day, and we can’t plan on having enough light in a time of need to be able to drop the son of a bitch intending you and your family harm. I’m a firm believer in having a weapon mounted light nearby for when the sun goes down […]

Streamlight TLR HL Long Gun Kit

Streamlight TLR-1 HL Long Gun Kit

I have a penchant for Streamlight weapon lights. I have them on my personal guns and my work guns. Streamlight offers a moderately priced, dependable setup that rivals the performance of many more expensive weapon lights. The TLR-1 HL Long gun kit synthesizes a TLR weapon light with an augmented lumen total and a dual-operation […]

Watch: TLR-7 Gun Light and TLR-8 Gun Light with Laser

Watch: TLR-7 Gun Light and TLR-8 Gun Light with Laser

TLR-7 Gun Light Output/runtime: 500 lumens/1.5 hrs IPX7 rated design; waterproof up to 1 meter for 30 minutes Durable, anodized Machined aluminum construction One handed snap on and tighten interface keeps hands away from muzzle when attaching or detaching Left and right side switches provide ambidextrous Operation TLR-8 Gun Light with Laser Experience the TLR […]