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  1. July 6, 2020
    The Declaration of Independence threw off the shackles of tyranny the colonies were suffering under King George. In 1777, the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, which were ratified in…
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  2. June 29, 2020
    On July 4th, 1776, fifty-seven men signed a document that changed the course of world history. This document outlined the necessity “for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another,” and…
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  3. June 22, 2020
    If you've been training hard, out in the woods, or just crawling through the dirt, your carrier will need to be cleaned at some point. Mason gives some pointers of how to clean and maintain your tactical nylon
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  4. June 19, 2020
    We've been getting questions about how to quickly put on your armor should you need to do it in a hurry. Mason demonstrates a couple of ways to pre-stage your rig for easy donning
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  5. June 8, 2020
    The metallurgy techniques used to produce ballistic steel armor has come a long way over the years, but the one constant has been bullet fragmentation when a projectile hits a plate. If you’ve ever shot a steel target and…
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  6. June 1, 2020
    In the movies, the myth of the lone wolf is strong. From John Wick’s revenge-fueled take down of the mobsters who killed his dog to “Mad Max” Rockatansky’s survival in the post-apocalyptic Australian…
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  7. May 28, 2020
    On May 11, we published a blog on the Evils of Mob Rule, explaining that mobs act on emotion, not rational thought, and how people who might…
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  8. May 25, 2020
    America has a long tradition of rugged individualism and self-sufficiency, both in reality and entertainment. Our nation was founded by settlers who hacked their way through the wilderness with their own two hands, and we are…
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  9. May 18, 2020
    Man is a social being From the earliest groups of hunter-gatherers to modern society, humans seek to connect with others. Before even this, God created Eve so that Adam wouldn’t have to be…
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  10. May 11, 2020
    Everywhere man exists, there exists the potential for evil. But evil isn’t limited to governments that turn on their…
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  11. May 4, 2020
    And Jesus answered and said to them, “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” -- Mark 12:17Deadly incidents like those…
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  12. May 1, 2020
    "...That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed…." -- Declaration of Independence
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  13. April 29, 2020
    A lot of things happen in the world, some great, some good, and some bad. And some so bad that no matter how many “very’s” you put in front of it, it still falls short in describing it.In those…
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  14. April 8, 2020
    Without you, there would be no AR500 Armor®We value…
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  15. April 1, 2020
    In a time where situations can turn on a dime, it’s nice to have some discreet protection at hand. The AR500 Armor Phoenix and Firebird backpacks offer discreet Level IIIA handgun-rated protection*, allowing you to have armor available…
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  16. March 30, 2020
    Shooting fundamentals, featuring U.S. Navy SEAL Master Chief (retired) Jim HoyNavy SEAL Master Chief (retired) Jim Hoy, developer of the TMG Target Systems automatic resetting target, covers some basic handgun fundamentals, such as stance,…
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  17. March 27, 2020
    Bleeding control takes three approaches to stopping a hemorrhage:Direct pressurePacking the woundUsing a
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  18. March 25, 2020
    Q: When might your 10” x 12” ballistic plate not really be a 10” x 12” ballistic plate?A: When the manufacturer takes the full 2”-3” edge-shot placement allowance in the NIJ 0101.06 ballistic testing…
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  19. March 23, 2020
    If you own a firearm, you have a responsibility to keep and use it safely. This means getting trained on firearms safety, marksmanship and, if you carry, the moral and ethical issues surrounding self-defense in your…
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  20. March 18, 2020
    If you own a firearm, you owe it to yourself and those around you to get trained. That much should seem obvious.But one thing we’ve noticed is people getting training but not training with the equipment they might normally use in…
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