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Alien Gear ShapeShift: STUD OR DUD

April 29, 2018
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We have been trying to bring our members product reviews on guns and gear we think they may be interested in.  It was with this in mind that I contacted http://aliengearholsters.com/ to see if we could get one of their new shapeshift line of holsters to try out.  They provided us with an IWB...
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Don’t let your pride or your ego get you killed!!!!

April 29, 2018
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When was the last time you TRAINED with your firearm?  A day?  A week? A month?  Or was it just the 16 hour required ccw class and its 4 years later and you haven’t been to the range since?  Have you really put you and your equipment through the ringer or do you just...
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Xring Pistol League

April 21, 2018
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It’s that time of year again.  Spring is supposed to show up sometime, we do live in IL so it may be a while.  We can stop saying we can’t go to the range because of the weather and get some outdoor trigger time.  But who wants to just go to the range and...
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DOTM: F.A.S.T

April 21, 2018
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If you haven’t figured it out yet there has been a method to the madness we have been using in our selection of Drills of the month.  1st we had to humble you with Dot torture, just got a 49/50 @ 3 yards so beat that John Boch and Steve Davis.  Then we had...
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DOTM: Thousands Drill

March 22, 2018
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by Adam Newkirk   Just because there is so much going on in the state that threatens our right to protect ourselves that the editors of Gun News had to bump the DOTM from the latest issue of gun news does not mean we get to take a month off of training.    ...
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Mantis X UPDATE

March 20, 2018
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UPDATE: So I was able to make it to the range and test the mantis under live fire conditions.  It more or less did the same thing live fire but I did find 2 more issues with it. There is also a 3rd improvment that they can make that I noticed at the Charleston...
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Tru-Spec

March 18, 2018
Tru-spec

So as important as guns are they are only part of gear you need for a trip to the range, class, or general every day use.    Tru-Spec is a company that specializes in clothing for military and 1st responders based out of Atlanta, GA.  But what about us mere mortals?  Can/Should their clothing lines...
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Mantis X

March 2, 2018
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I have never heard any shooters say “man I have just been to the range too much lately” Or “man that was great shooting up $100 worth of ammunition and still not being able to put a full magazine into the X ring of a B27.” So the question becomes how do you become...
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DRILL OF THE MONTH | 3 in 1

February 25, 2018
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So hopefully you had some fun with last month’s Drill of the Month: Dot torture.  This month’s drill stands as similarly simple yet frustrating.  Bank Miller developed it about the time he worked for SIG Academy.  You will need just 9 rounds per cycle on this one.  Don’t think this is simply or ineffective...
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KORE EDC Gun Belt: 1st Impressions

February 3, 2018
Kore Belt

Anybody that carries a handgun daily can tell you that fighting your pants sagging is a constant issue.  So what can we do about it?  The answer is pretty simple get a better belt to help keep your pants up while you carry. This is where the Kore EDC gun belt comes in.  According...
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