REVIEW: ReadyMan Hostage Escape Tool

LEARN HOW RUSSIA INFLUENCES THE PATRIOT MOVEMENT – THE PATRIOT DECEPTION Many of you have seen the advertisements from ReadyMan for their Hostage Escape Tool on your social media feeds over the last year or so.  If not, and you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you’ve seen my complaints about how long it takes…

T&E: M&P Shield 9mm

Thanks to my friend out at Hart’s Guns in Uniontown, Ohio, I recently acquired a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield in 9mm.  I have heard much about this popular subcompact firearm and, since I have never owned a subcompact pistol, I thought I would give it a try.  After a cleaning and application of lubricant,…

T&E: IDTS Targets – The Evolution of Range Time

Several months ago, I attended a Gun Day event at Weyer Tactical here in Ohio.  As I pressed the flesh and spoke with local shooting enthusiasts, Joe Weyer, the owner of Weyer Tactical, introduced me to Tatiana Whitlock, an entrepreneur and the designer of the IDTS target.  We exchanged information and promised to get in…

T&E: Sig Sauer P250 Compact – TacPac

 The P250 is not the first pistol most think of when the name Sig Sauer is mentioned.  The venerable P226, carried by many law enforcement agencies and military forces, is typically the first to come to mind.  During my tour in Afghanistan, I made note of what weapons were carried by the various forces I…

45C in box with changeable backstraps and magazines.

T&E: Smith & Wesson M&P 45C

THE UGLY TRUTH I have always been a fan of the .45 caliber pistol round. Perhaps it is related to my first issued sidearm while serving as a Military Policeman during the Cold War. The 1911 model pistol has been a favorite of mine ever since. I was not impressed when the military changed over…

T&E: Aimline Pistol Sights

The most enjoyable aspect of being an independent writer is that I get to write about the things that matter to me. I can muse about current events, drone on about political mischief, or relay stories of my time in uniform. I also get to write about guns. I love guns. I sometimes think they…