Archive for the ‘Gear’ Category

Saying and Understanding Are Not the Same

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Over the past few days, it has been all the rage for people who know absolutely nothing about chemistry to discuss the chemical composition of FireClean, a popular firearms lubricant/cleaner. Specifically, there are people who claim that it is nothing but a simple common vegetable oil. As evidence, these people have ...

The Q-PT and 30 Drills

Friday, August 21st, 2015

The Q-PT target sold by National Target Company was obviously designed with Aim Fast Hit Fast and Aim Fast Hit Small classes in mind. My goal was to have a single target that could accommodate all the different drills that would be used in class. The target has a number of different ...

Gear Changes: INFORCE APL

Friday, August 7th, 2015

For many years, my favored low-light technique was simply using a flashlight in my left hand while holding the gun in my right. I had very good SHO speed and accuracy. Now that it's diminished so much, the idea of mounting a light on my pistol so I can run it ...

TTI Glock Base Pads

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Who wouldn't want more bullets? I've been using the Taran Tactical Innovations extra capacity basepads on my Glock for most of my practice for the past few months. My goal wasn't to avoid reload practice, though. I was wringing them out to see if I could trust them for everyday concealed carry ...

Modifications & Safety

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

There has been quite a bit of discussion about the Gadget over the past few days, both pro and con. What strikes me is that safety improvements are held to a different standard that other modifications. People will change their sights, triggers, even permanently modify the grip of a gun all in the name ...


Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Thanks to a Mr. Anonymous (which is clearly the most common surname on the Internet) and his contribution toward a pair of Gadgets, the Gadget Striker Control Device campaign on Indiegogo has already met its original goal in less than two days! Again, Tom and I want to thank all of ...

Day One of the Gadget Campaign

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

We made it onto Indiegogo's front page as a "trending campaign." When the page went live at 00:00 MDT, so many had stayed up for the midnight deal that we literally overwhelmed the Indiegogo servers. Thanks to everyone who contributed and encouraged us! Final day one tally: Almost $37,000 raised 92% of our ...


Friday, July 10th, 2015

Gadget Campaign Begins In:

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

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Brace Yourself

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015