Dave Merrill

Low-Vis Like You Mean It: Crye LVS

Low-Vis Like You Mean It: Crye LVS

Low-Vis Like You Mean It: Crye LVS Dave Merrill Usually when I hear the terms "low vis" and "concealable" when it comes to body armor I roll my eyes. Invariably what companies really mean is that if you're sitting in a dark SUV, away from streetlights, at 2am, while...

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Nothing Good: More Criminals with Rifles

Nothing Good: More Criminals with Rifles

Nothing Good: More Criminals with RiflesDave MerrillIn situations that don't require concealment, a rifle beats a pistol almost all the time. The learning curve of effective rifle fire is far shorter than with a handgun. A rifle offers three solid points of contact...

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MNKF: Kershaw Leek 1660

MNKF: Kershaw Leek 1660

Most of the swag at SHOT Show consists of stickers, t-shirts, patches, and hats. Sooo many hats. There are exceptions, of course; one standout for the 2017 SHOT was a customized Kershaw Leek 1660 from Q LLC. The 1660 features an incredibly smooth assisted open, which...

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JTT: In Defense of the Walmart Belt

JTT: In Defense of the Walmart Belt

Just The Tip: In Defense of the Walmart Belt Dave Merrill So there I was three beers deep in a Thai brothel at an EAG Shoot House class. Given the nature of shoot houses in general and shoot houses with multiple parties in particular, all the instructors and students...

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What is CO WITNESS?

What is CO WITNESS?

Co witness? Cowitness? Co-witness? What does co-witness mean? Lower one third or eastern left half, or absolutely co-witnessed... Co Witness Explained Language Lessons: Window-Licker's Guide to Sight Cowitness Dave Merrill Term: Cowitness Also Known As: Co-Witness...

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