“PUFF!” Gemtech MIST-22 Suppressor

Remember when there were no such things as ear protectors, and we stuck empty brass or Kleenex in our ears? If not, you surely recall the days before battery-powered auto-shut-off hearing protectors. Then again, you might not want to be reminded of your age, but just remember, only the lucky ones grow old—and deaf. I

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OFFBEAT: Magpul PMAG for 300 BLK

The 300 AAC Blackout® (.300 BLK/7.62x35mm) gives you options not found in any other factory cartridge for the AR-15/M4 platform. The cartridge was developed to provide improved performance from the AR platform with only a barrel change, using standard magazines, bolts, and gas impingement systems. The design parameters of the 300 BLK make it the

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LAWFUL CARRY: SureFire Masterfire Rapid Deploy Holster

Defensive handguns have evolved over the years with the addition of mounted weaponlights, red dot sights, and sometimes suppressors. Finding a proper holster can at times be problematic, especially if more than one handgun is used. SureFire has come up with an ingenious solution: the Masterfire® Rapid Deploy Holster (RDH), one holster that can be

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Offbeat: RMH Custom 1911 Grips

There’s nothing like a 1911 to beg for a personalized set of panels. Have you looked at a set of 1911 grips and thought how you’d like some with the texture or shape just a little different? You know, a set “kinda” like this or that from another maker, but maybe more this here and

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Lawful Carry: Enhancing Safariland ALS Holsters

In spite of its liberal persuasion, lots of good things related to shooting happen in Oregon. A “why didn’t I think of that” invention has been developed by Oregon Trail Defense, LLC (OTD) located in Baker City, Oregon. And here is a situation where bigger is better. SAFARILAND ALS The Safariland series of synthetic holsters,

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Lawful Carry: Simply Rugged Holsters Model 120

It seems that everyone with a heat gun and a credit card to order supplies is making Kydex® holsters, with compact and sub-compact sheaths the current hot tickets. Staying with plastic, the job of finding a holster for a revolver is a bit tougher, even for small J-Frame-type wheelguns. The task gets more difficult the

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Offbeat: Butler Creek ASAP Magazine Loaders

Loading magazines need not be a tedious, time-consuming chore. A magazine loading device speeds up the loading process while also saving your fingers and magazines from damage. The original USGI M16/M4 magazine filler/stripper-clip guide (commonly referred to as a “spoon”) is designed to allow magazines to be quickly loaded using a ten-round stripper clip and

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Beat the Heat: Flame-resistant Tactical Uniforms

Tactical officers are regularly exposed to a variety of potential fire/flash hazards, whether it be from the deployment of flash sound diversionary devices or other pyrotechnic munitions, raiding meth labs, explosive or thermal breaching, or the increasing risk from IEDs. The most serious burns are often not caused by the original hazard but are secondary

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