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Night Sights on Handguns: Useful or Unnecessary?

Night Sights on Handguns: Useful or Unnecessary?

There is a staggering array of available sighting systems for handguns today. One variety, which have been around for some time, is night sights. These rely on small vials of tritium, a radioactive agent, that perpetually glow to illuminate the sights in dark environments. Night sights tend to be loved or dismissed depending on who…

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NiteCore MH27 [Flashlight Review]

NiteCore MH27 [Flashlight Review]

As I write this, SHOT 2017 is wrapping up and a lot of you are salivating over the latest whiz-bang tactical toys that you saw either in person or via the many folks covering the event. Some looking useful, some were pointless; we’ll talk about that in another article. For right now, I have a…

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Flashlight Review: Olight S1R Baton

Flashlight Review: Olight S1R Baton

As a gun writer, you make some interesting friends. Over the last few months I’ve been chatting back and forth with the good folks at Best Light, an online vendor of some of the best flashlight, lanterns, batteries, and related accessories available. I’m a flashlight nerd myself, so this was a fun chance to talk…

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Retooling Your EDC Rig The Right Way

Retooling Your EDC Rig The Right Way

Most people have an EDC rig of some kind. EDC—everyday carry, for those of you new to the idea—is just that: the collection of things you carry with you every day in order to make life run more smoothly. Keys. Your phone. Lip balm. A cigarette lighter. Your wallet. The miscellaneous contents of your handbag/satchel/briefcase/etc—you…

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My 3 Favorite Tactical Flashlights

My 3 Favorite Tactical Flashlights

Last week I was in Tennessee. I didn’t have a car and the only restaurant close to me was McDonald’s. At night, I kept telling myself I was going to call a cab, but let’s just say I ate a lot of McDonald’s and never want to go there again. While I was walking to…

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6 Flashlight Shooting Techniques You Must Know

6 Flashlight Shooting Techniques You Must Know

The majority of self-defense shootings occur during low-light or the night time. The exact statistics are all over the place, but I’ve most frequently seen them as saying 60% to 79% of shootings occur in these conditions. It’s for this very reason that I recommend you have a flashlight and carry it with you. At…

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