Everything Else

Just doesn’t fit in the other categories.

Taurus 856 size comparison.

So probably the most common question regarding the Taurus 856 is ”How big is it compared to ____?” I sat down with a caliper and scale to try to answer that question. The measurements I looked at were: Cylinder diameter. Cylinder length. Tallest point from bottom of trigger guard to top of frame or rear… read more »

TLDR: Read/Listen to Understand.

After over twenty years of working as a cop, thousands of hours in training, interacting with people regarding firearms for longer, and being surrounded by all levels of knowledge on the internet – from old school forums to Facebook for almost twenty years, these are observations I have made which all the above have some… read more »

Overland movement considerations during cold weather operations

Overland movement will be affected by winter conditions, especially affecting mobility and tempo. One of the main reasons for this is that a lot of the usable terrain will be covered in snow and/or be covered in ice. For a military unit, overland movement is often conducted away from main supply routes, and we use… read more »

Ban Sports Cars

The government’s role is not to babysit, manage, or rule our lives. The minute they put themselves in a class above the citizenry, they no longer were seeking what is best for the people- they don’t represent us. They are supposed to represent the people, not tell the people what they think is best according… read more »

Bivouac and field routines

Bivouac As exposure to a cold environment over time itself will affect combat readiness, making sure that your people get a good rest is important. A key factor here is setting up your bivouac in a way that facilitates this. The cold does present some challenges that we do not see in the warmer seasons,… read more »

Clothing and how to dress correctly for cold weather operations

“Those who sweat will die” – old Eskimo saying. Having proper clothing for cold weather is an important pre-requisite for conducting cold weather operations. Understanding why we dress how we do, and how to dress correctly, is equally as important. Before we go into detail, we need to cover some principles at work. There is… read more »

Cold Weather Operations

**This is a primer for a series covering some concepts involved in cold weather operations.** Working in a cold weather environment will have a significant effect on operations, affecting everything from training, TTP’s, equipment, planning and logistics. We can find several examples throughout history where people failed to take this into account and suffered accordingly…. read more »

Fight the Narrative

Misinformation is easily spread about people who are concerned about rights- gun rights especially. The opposition to these rights can say about anything they want because they control the narrative. They can make up outlandish stories to paint progun people as violent zealots. There are no repercussions to it. I don’t know anyone who participated… read more »

Lighting Your Way

Use of light is one of my favorite topics and despite the frequency of darkness and low light environments daily, it seems to be misunderstood by most. There are three reasons to turn on your light and use various techniques (bouncing/umbrella/etc) as needed in the left picture- ID potential threats, clearing unknown areas, and navigation… read more »