Fresh tactics

While the setup to test and perform this drill may be more than you have available it could be adjusted. It's really something you will need to practice to get good at, but I do love these little field notes from SureFire.



While there are plenty of differing opinions on weapon mount or not, here is a fresh idea. I actually learned two things, easier ways to custom cut ranger bands, as well as a fantastic way to the weapon mount your EDC light. There are a few factors you still need to consider like will your handguard... Continue Reading →

700-lumen​ ultra light

While I am still falling in love with my Mi7, Klarus went and made something else to take a chunk of the paycheck. The new XT1C is a light weight compact powerhouse, while still boasting the 1m drop resistance and 2m water resistance there is much more below the surface. With a blistering 700 lumens... Continue Reading →

Carry guide

No light will do you any good if you leave it at home so picking something small but still useable is essential. Here is a top 5 guide for those looking for something small and more powerful that will fit into a summer carry or for those that just don't have the pocket real-estate available.... Continue Reading →

True natural

Even though it's out of stock currently there are few lights that sport a natural color palette. Triple Aught Design a fantastic gear maker, in general, has some solid design and color options for their LensLight line. While it boasts many of the usual specs and runs a CR123 boasting a powerful 330-lumen output. The... Continue Reading →

Friday deals

Some excellent deals from Amazon and others with a good variety of lights. Take a look below for some payday deals. SureFire Backup (500 lumen)- $147.54 Nitecore MH20 (1000 lumen) bundle- $73.86 de.power DP-016CR-C (350 lumen)- $19.95 Fenix E01 various colors (10 lumens)- $10.95 SureFire X300 Ultra weapon mount (500 lumens)- $269.10 SureFire E1D (300... Continue Reading →


Well if you are going to carry a light for defense I'm not sure it gets better than this. While the defensive properties of a powerful light are well known not many features a Taser as well. This one has both a powerful light as well as a Taser built in, this would be ideal for... Continue Reading →

One or both?

There is a major debate across all forums and in every corner of the internet. Weapon mount or handheld? While there are pro's and con's to both I found (albeit older) in depth look at both and I personally agree with all the points made. It is ultimately a personal decision with cost, control, and... Continue Reading →

Compact defense

Fenix makes a fantastic light, strong and often has a deep line to support all needs. I need more on the compact size since I carry everywhere, while the LD09 checked a lot of boxes I came across the LD11 that seemed to fit even better. While I did some research, what showed up at... Continue Reading →

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