Category Archives: Gear & Equipment

Filling in a gap

I’ve had a concern about a particular gap in my supplies for a while now – specifically medical supplies. I’ve still got a decent trauma kit ready to roll since my days as an EMT, but it’s small and limited … Continue reading

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Pocket Knives

I just saw a great post on Notes from the American Outback (the newest member of my blogroll) on the pocket knife. You can read it yourself, but the gentleman reflects on the knife he’s carried for 55 years. It … Continue reading

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Review: Glock Beavertail

I mentioned in earlier comments that I got a serious slide bite at the Tactical Response classes. I really chewed my hand up over four days. Someone suggested I could get a beavertail for my G19. I was initially resistant … Continue reading

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Tasers

There’s an interesting video report on CNN about Tasers and some new technology demonstrated at an unspecified trade show. The reporter takes a ride on the old standby X26 – appropriate treatment for a reporter I think. Taser International now … Continue reading

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Shooting with the TLR-1

I’ve been carrying my G19 with a mounted Streamlight TLR-1 flashlight since getting the Phantom LC holster in January. It occurred to me that I’d never actually shot the gun with the light mounted, so I did so today. There … Continue reading

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Now I’ve gone and done it

I linked to Black Hills Ammo at Midway in my previous post. Oops, I noticed it was on sale. I have a thing about sales. If it’s something I’m going to buy anyway, I might as well buy on sale … Continue reading

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More new gear

I’ve ordered some new gear, and received some new gear. First, the acquisition. I ordered a Sky High by High Noon Holsters. I got it on clearance from a dealer, for $51 plus $3 shipping. It arrived today. At first … Continue reading

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Gah – one more item I “need”

I should probably look into getting a couple of sandbags for working this gun off the bench. Original post blogged on b2evolution.

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Accessories Acquired

Just placed an order from Midway for some additional accessories. Butler Creek Highlander Sling Objective and Eyepiece Lens Covers Hunting Ammo – 20 rounds Target Ammo – 100 rounds Ammo is damn expensive, I’ll need to stock up a little … Continue reading

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Glock test – successful!

I took my Glock 19 to the range this evening, for function testing after changing the springs. I put a total of 230 rounds downrange, including 15 Rangers, with absolutely no malfunctions. I’m going to clean it in a few … Continue reading

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