Against All Odds: Constructing Natural Shelters

In the November issue, we covered simple shelters that can easily be located and utilized in various wilderness environments without tools or any actual building. In this article, I’ll cover shelters that can be constructed using common tools you may be carrying on your person during a hunt, fishing expedition, hike or while out shooting

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The Cutting Edge: Extrema Ratio Fulcrum K9

One reason I’ve always been a big fan of Extrema Ratio knives is the company’s responsiveness to the needs of military and law enforcement users. Extrema works closely with Italian military and law enforcement agencies to develop knives that fit their special requirements. Of course, these knives also fit the needs of military and law

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Lawful Carry: Safariland Model 6378 ALS Paddle Holster

When purchasing a holster for defensive use, the holster must be able to accomplish several things. First, consider what you will be doing while wearing the holster. If you’re carrying a gun all day, every day, either as a law-abiding citizen or a plainclothes officer, you want a holster that blends in, especially if you’re

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Shooting Star: DoubleStar 1911 Combat Pistol

After years of making various and sundry AR-15 parts, JT Distributing/ DoubleStar Corporation (DSC) began making their Star-15 rifle series. Their black rifles were made on their lowers. A number of parts came from other makers. They tended toward the better class of AR parts.

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Robot Warrior: Northern Lights Tactical TRACS

As you hastily turn the corner, a nasty three-round burst misses your ankles and thighs by only inches, and you are reminded that this is no ordinary range session. Back to cover, you properly “pie” the corner and deliver half a dozen rounds center mass back into your aggressor. The exercise controller signals, “Terminate exercise.”

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