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Technical Handgun: Tests and Standards [Citizens Defense Research]

Everyman Tactical Training: Technical Handgun Citizens Defense Research Training Training Organization: Citizens Defense Research Course: Technical Handgun: Tests and Standards Instructor: John Johnston Location: Johnston, Iowa Date: January 2019 Cost: $200 plus range fee – 1 Day class Round Count: 600 Instructor Background John Johnston holds several instructor certifications including Rangemaster Advanced Handgun, Vehicle Close Quarter Battle (VCQB), Close Quarter Battle (CQB), and more. He hosts the nationally syndicated Ballistic Radio show and is a product consultant for companies that specialize in self-defense. John is a strong advocate of critical thinking and challenging the status quo. As the co-owner and instructor of Citizens Defense Research, he is passionate about fostering curious students who ask questions. His desire is that they understand why certain tactics, techniques, and products may or may not be applicable. Reviewer Background: Joe Neuroth has worked in Federal Law Enforcement for the past 10 years. He has…

GGG Impact 24: a new EDC bag for pedaling and packing

The Impact 24 EDC bag (everyday carry backpack, actually) from Grey Ghost Gear hails from a company that makes tactical gear, but the pack first caught our eye because of its potential value to photographers. Manuel Gutierrez, GG’s main soulstealer, thought the same thing. He says, “Being able to stow a small drone (like a Mavic Pro) in the bottom pocket, so that larger and heavier camera equipment can go into the main compartment, along with dedicated pockets for all the batteries, memory cards, power cords, docks, and lenses. “It really makes remote sessions easier without having to lug multiple cases or bags out into the field.” The pack is designed with numerous load carriage and organizational subtleties, including the roomy bottom compartment and structured walls. GG says there is “…plenty of protection for a larger drone, camera equipment, or a change of clothes. What really stands out are the…

SIG P320 Reviewed

This is the SIG P320 reviewed — from several places…but gathered together here, with a partial history, some useless trivia, and a few sadly anemic attempts at smartassery. Here’s the latest: a video from PewPewTactical.com. This article was originally published January 27, 2019; it’ll be republished periodically as we add more to it. This will necessarily cause some numbers to be out of sequence. Many people stumble down a rabbit hole when they’re researching something. I don’t so much stumble as I do pitch headfirst and headlong, and when I go, it’s down something more like Krubera Cave or Khazad-dûm than it is a rabbit hole. So it was that a recent Facebook comment about the S&W M15 Combat Masterpiece led to a desultory search on the P320-turned-M17, then the Modular Handgun System, and then… Well, what follows are the results of my tumble down the deep well. Scroll down for…

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