Monthly Archives: April 2024

Prison Fighting Mindset

6 Ways Prison-Hardened Predators “Think” About Fighting (And How To Steal Their Secrets To Destroy Any Man!)

Ever wonder how you’d fare against a predator who’s not just tough… but “prison-tough”? These aren’t your everyday bullies; these are hardened predators who view the world — and fighting — through a lens most can’t even fathom. It’s not about brute force… it’s about a mindset honed in the most unforgiving environments imaginable. Having grown up in these same…

1st Look: Cole-Tac Gear and the ACRO P-2

1st Look: Cole-Tac Gear and the ACRO P-2

In this episode, Ivan delves into a detailed review of the Aimpoint ACRO P-2, discusses Cole-Tac’s new rifle case and shooting bags. He also shares his experience on short range shooting, zeroing the red dot, and shooting with a suppressor. Wrapping up with a shot timer run attempt and reflections on the overall shooting experience. Check out Rock Lake Rifle…

Keith Titanium Canteen Mess Kit

Keith Titanium Canteen Mess Kit

In this episode, Ivan reviews the Keith Titanium canteen mess kit, comparing it with the USGI version and sharing his field usage experience. He gives a practical demonstration of using the canteen cup with different stoves, discusses the benefits of its single wall design and reviews the carrying bag. He also discusses price considerations, redundancy in outdoor gear, and recounts…

what is microstamping

What Is Microstamping: Purposes and Concerns

These days, law enforcement agencies potentially have access to a high-tech tool that could help them solve gun crimes as well as track illegal firearms. It’s called microstamping, and has the power to revolutionize the fields of forensics and ballistics. However, this technology has also sparked controversy and debate. Does it limit our freedoms, or do we have to prioritize…

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – March 2024

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – March 2024

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly is an iconic movie in American cinema and arguably the best of the ‘Spaghetti Westerns.’ Rather than my usual boring rants about Serious Mistakes, Negative Outcomes,   and excruciatingly detailed analyses of Armed Citizen incidents, I’m creating a short collection of a Good, Bad, and Ugly incident each month. Here’s the March 2024 issue.…

Building my Aero Precision Solus and More

Building my Aero Precision Solus and More

In this episode, Ivan introduces the new Solus rifle from Aero Precision, discussing its assembly and features. He explores the manufacturing process, tests the rifle, and discusses other Aero Precision guns. He also tests the durability of the Lahar can, mounts the scope, and shares his first shooting experience with the new rifle. Ivan provides his impressions of the gun…

Athlon Midas G2 Pro 12×50

Athlon Midas G2 Pro 12×50

One of the new products that Athlon had at their SHOT Show booth this year was their new generation of Pro UHD binoculars. They had upgraded the body design and features of the 8x, 10x, and 12x hunting binoculars and I was excited when they offered to send me a pair to test out. I got the 12×50 Midas G2…

Remington 870 Tactical

Do You Need a Pump Shotgun for Home Defense?

A 2021 National Firearms survey reported that over 56% of gun owners carry a firearm for self-defense purposes. More than 31% of respondents said they used a firearm to defend themselves and their property. Furthermore, it is estimated that guns are used defensively in approximately 1.67 million incidents every year. According to the same survey, Americans own around 98 million…

The US Army (1939-1945)

The US Army (1939-1945)

Soldiers of the Georgia National Guard and their 37mm anti-tank gun I have yet to post the all of the portions of Battalion that discuss the US Army of the Second World War. So, please file this aggregator under “works in progress.” For Further Reading: