A few months have passed since I started wearing the High Speed Gear COBRA 1.5″ Rigger Belt as my EDC belt. Prior to using this belt I was wearing a Jones Tactical 1.5″ EDB, which is similar in design to the ARES Ranger Belt. The design of the latter 2 belts utilizes a very stiff belt with a smaller Cobra buckle than that in the HSGI belt. While I was very pleased with the belts, their design ...Continue Reading →
Most people “know” that criminal attackers don’t take formal training classes and they assume that if an honest citizen has a couple of good target shooting classes under his belt, he will beat the untrained, poorly skilled criminal in a fight. This may be true, but in most cases it’s not. Let’s look at some hard research….
The FBI put out a publication several years ago titled “Violent Encounters: A Study of Felonious Assaults on Our Nation’s Law Enforcement Officers.” ...
As a civilian firearms instructor, I often encounter an absolute misconception with respect to the application of force in the defense of one’s self or others. While statutes between states vary, many people have internalized that because the law, as stated, allows them to use deadly force in the event of, for example, a home intrusion, they are totally justified in doing so. In most cases, these individuals have not thought out the repercussions of being involved in a shooting. ...Continue Reading →
I have always been a proponent of appendix carry. This method of carry – provided your physical dimensions allow you to – provides the fastest draw, highest level of concealment, and best retention. One of the biggst hurdles for me, sue to my relative small frame size, was to find a comfortable holster. After many years and just as many holsters, I came across the INCOG holster by G-Code. This holster was a joint project between G-Code and Travis Haley.
First ...Continue Reading →