ENEMY AT THE GATE Gun-Ban Zealots Are Afraid of Ghosts

Advocates of making U.S. gun laws even more restrictive than they are now are becoming increasingly concerned about what they call “ghost guns”—guns not built in factories by the “gun industry,” but in basement and garage workshops by individual gun owners (or at least soon-to-be gun owners). While this has always been possible, the advent

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FRONTLINE DEBRIEFS Make the First Shot Count

It has been my experience that overall, in the field, when the first shot does not connect with the intended target, successive shots as well have a tendency not to connect. On the opposite end of the spectrum, when initial shots connect, they are either successful in stopping the fight altogether, or successive shots tend

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CT International scabbard with paddle mount. Raised lettering tells owner what pistol holster is for. Dual magazine pouch is also paddle mounted. Matching magazine pouch holds 17-round Magpul mags.

LAWFUL CARRY Comp-Tac Multi-Purpose Rigs

There are as many Kydex holsters on the market as there are stars in the sky, and they probably outsell leather scabbards by a wide margin. I love the feel and smell of top-grain leather and appreciate its beauty, but for duty, defense, and competition, it’s hard to beat Kydex gun products. Unlike leather, Kydex

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Handgun, shotgun, carbine: If you use it to defend your home, it’s a home-defense gun.

GOOD GUYS WIN! Second Amendment in Action

Selection Process On a Tuesday night in late January, a woman was outside her Fayetteville, North Carolina apartment smoking a cigarette when she noticed a stranger knocking on apartment doors. On seeing her, the man walked over, claiming to be looking for a girl. Closing the distance, he then asked if she would give him

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Cooler Shock Ice Packs are a high-performance ice alternative that save money, weight, space, and hassle. You can buy them ready to use, or fill them with water when they arrive.

KEEPING YOUR GRID-DOWN COOL Cooler Shock Ice Packs

During an extended power outage, options for even basic refrigeration are often severely limited. Here in the coastal southeastern U.S., the dreaded Atlantic Hurricane season terrorizes the population from early June through late November. When power goes out during this period of time, it is likely because of a tropical storm. Coincidentally, these are also

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