Gear Talk: 5.11 Tactical Covrt 18 Backpack

I had been looking for a new EDC backpack for a long time. The backpack I was using was breaking down and just not working for my needs. However, I just couldn’t justify 150 bucks for a new backpack. But as luck would have it, the 5.11 Covrt 18 Backpack came

New Hudson H9: First Impressions

Just in time for yet another SHOT SHOW, a newly designed pistol will be available for the show. Hudson MFG has announced the new H9 Pistol. This pistol has caught my eye for a couple of reasons. Let me start with saying, I have not put hands on this pistol yet, these

Book Report: Long Range Shooting Handbook

Back when I was still writing for Wide Open Spaces, I featured a video by a gentlemen named Ryan Cleckner talking about MOA and how to understand it. A number of months later, I got an email from Ryan letting me know he had written a book about Long Range

New M&P45 Shield: First Impressions

Smith and Wesson had a huge announcement this year at the NRA Annual Meetings. With the popularity of the M&P9 and M&P40 Shield, they have decided to now offer the new M&P45 Shield. They had the new Shield on display at the Show and I was able to put hands