Against All Odds: Garmin Fenix 3 ABC/GPS Watch

For some time, I have either had to put up with a watch that ran slow, or use or make watch bands that separate the watch from my wrist. But with the invention of ABC watches (Altimeter, Barometer, Compass), I started taking a more serious look at digital watches. I didn’t like the watch function being digital any more than I ever had, but the other functionality definitely made up for it.

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Switch Hitter: Beretta ARX

As someone who carried government issued and personally owned Colt and Ruger 5.56mm NATO caliber carbines during my law enforcement career, I was interested in evaluating a Beretta ARX 5.56 NATO carbine to determine how this rifle performed compared to more popular designs. Here are the results of the ARX field test that began in 2014 and ended in 2015.

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Frontline Debriefs: Gear You “Need”

In today’s world of ever-advancing technology and equipment in every aspect of life, it’s easy to get caught up in the “latest and greatest” hype. This is readily apparent as it relates to those who are in the business of keeping the peace and holding the line between good and evil.

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Good Guys Win: Second Amendment in Action

Police trade-in guns can be an affordable solution for working stiffs on a budget. Cross-Counter Shootout As a clerk in a Deerfield Beach, Florida convenience store chatted with a customer, a masked would-be robber stepped up to the counter, pointed a gun at the clerk’s face and opened fire. But it was not the first

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Signature AK with Custom-Shop Flair: Rifle Dynamics RD501 5.45 AK

If you thought nothing more could be written about the AK, this article may force re-evaluation of that opinion. The true hallmark of the AK series of rifles gaining acceptance in the U.S. has been the rise of businesses catering to its clientele. Rifle Dynamics, well respected in the AK realm, is again leading the way.

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Help From Above: Satellite Emergency Beacons

There are still vast areas, even along interstate highways and in population centers, where cell signal is absent. If you have an emergency in those places, there is no longer a pay phone on the corner, and you’ll find yourself back at the turn of the 20th century in terms of calling for help.

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