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When I work out of my SUV, most tools are available for the digging through the vehicle. But going places in other people’s cars or hiking on foot puts me in a rather awkward position. Any loose screw or lens mount knob, any need to measure something, and I am reduced to asking if Read More…

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Six months ago, I wrote about Roni clamshell adapter for Glock pistol that turned it into a carbine. While CAA Roni has been available for several handgun brands, it’s never been all that popular in the US despite significantly improving pistol performance. The blame goes straight to the NFA Read More…

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Shotguns are great for close-range self-defense. Since almost all self-defense in America takes place at ranges under 25 yards, the 12 gauge scatterguns enjoy a well deserved popularity. They do, however, have one major disadvantage: the manual of arms. Compared to a box-fed rifle, a tube-fed Read More…

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I’ve mentioned “Zeurillium” (zinc alloy) bullets before. MI Bullet offers a 1050fps 90¬†grain load that has next to no recoil and excellent accuracy. It works very well in blowback pistols like Hi-Point C9 and in conventional tilt-barrel locked breech semiautos. Due to the Read More…

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People often start out carrying full-size service pistols and then, over time, switch to compact and subcompact guns for convenience. The same is true of cameras. Often the photos of opportunity are taken with cell phones while the big SLRs sit on a shelf at home. Compact tools may lack in power, Read More…

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Electronic ear plugs bridge the gap between the regular disposable foamies and the high-tech amplified muffs. Two variations exist, the more expensive custom molded and the cheaper version with interchangeable foam and rubber ear plugs. GSP15 I tried is the less expensive variety that can be Read More…

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Plenty of companies do Kydex. Nick Allen¬†does Kydex well, and he’s willing to make variations to fit non-mainstream guns and magazines. For example, I needed Sig MPX and CZ Scorpion EVO3 mag pouches, but only soft nylon is available from the makers. Nick got samples of magazines and turned Read More…