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ASSUME THE POSITION! | Ready Positions for the Real World

As an Infantryman in the 1990s, when it came to carrying a rifle for combat, the sole position I was trained on and used was the Classic Low Ready (both hands on the rifle, buttstock touching the shoulder, muzzle pointed down at the ground right in front...

From Covert To Overt | Disruptive Environments Chest Rig

The Disruptive Environments Chest Rig (D3CR) was developed by Haley Strategic Partners to meet a specific end user requirement for a low-profile chest rig that can be donned or removed in seconds from a fighting platform without the need to remove radios, cuffs, or medical pouches. While...

Israel’s Proven Warrior | IWI Tavor SAR Hits U.S. Market

The TAR-21 (Tavor) bullpup rifle was selected as the standard-issue weapon for the Israeli Defense Force in 2009. Named after Mount Tabor in Israel, TAR-21 stands for Tavor Assault Rifle—21st century. In addition to Israel, 16 other countries have bought the rifle, mostly for issue to special...

KNIFE ATTACK! | Edged Weapons Self-Defense

IT’S 10:00pm and you’re walking to your car after work through a dark and desolate parking lot. You’ve done this same walk thousands of times, but something seems a little off tonight. As you approach your vehicle, you notice two males striding quickly toward you. Only a...

SHOTGUN MODIFICATIONS | From Good to Great

In spending some extended quality time with a Benelli M2/21 inch with the ComforTech stock over the last year, I realized I really liked the potential of this particular model. However, there were a variety of little things that needn’t be left alone, and I started down...

Buck Knives Hoodlum

If you ranked all your wilderness survival tools and gadgets by their usefulness, a big knife would most likely top the list. A potential chart-topper is the Buck Knives Hoodlum. With some diplomatic designing, Ron Hood combined the individual functions of several blades in one hard-use knife....

RURAL LAW-ENFORCEMENT SNIPERS | Same Mission, Different Challenges

I was listening to some might say eavesdropping on a couple guys talking about snipers at a gun show. To hear them talk, you’d think there are two types of sniper training. While I admit there are many differences between the missions, the snipercraft basics are mindset,...

DOWNRANGE DOMINANCE | Ruger SR-762

Sturm, Ruger & Company, better known simply as Ruger, has always made quality, reliable firearms. There was a time in the past, however, when many American gun owners did not show enthusiasm for the company because of its less-than-stellar stand on the Second Amendment. For example, Ruger...

Dealing With the Departed

“He’s dead, Jim.” That line was one of the more iconic utterances from the original Star Trek television series of the mid-1960s. Our own horror show for today is a quick examination of issues you must confront when dealing with the Formerly Living (the new politically correct...

Piston-Driven Perfection | LWRC M6 IC Limited Edition

LWRC is a recognized industry leader in the development and manufacture of short-stroke piston-operated AR rifles. In fact, LWRC’s entire raison d’être is the shortstroke piston AR and the improvement it offers over the original AR gas-impingement design. Whether or not piston-driven ARs are superior to their...