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Check Your Lights and Optics, July 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, July 2017 Edition

| August 3, 2017 | 1 Comments

July’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 1/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 Well, I jinxed myself. Last month I wrote about how well the RMRs were doing, and I posted an image my trusty RMR RM07 […]

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5 3 1 Weight Lifting Program: Cycle 1 Complete

5 3 1 Weight Lifting Program: Cycle 1 Complete

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The She Shepherd and I are doing the 5-3-1 Weight Lifting Program by Jim Wendler. We just completed our first four week cycle. This workout was mentioned by personal safety coach, career law enforcement officer, writer, and world traveler Greg “Gorillafritz” Ellifritz. I picked the 5-3-1 because it met most of my criteria: heavier weight, […]

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Remington 870 Tac-14 Update: First 25 Shots

Remington 870 Tac-14 Update: First 25 Shots

| July 26, 2017 | 3 Comments

I attended the Vehicle Defense class from QSI Training last Saturday (3×3 review will be done as soon as I figure out where to film it). After class, Erik allowed me to test fire my Remington 870 Tac-14 firearm. It was the first time I’d fired it, and after reading about the recoil I was […]

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Advanced class registration for the SBS community

Advanced class registration for the SBS community

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are extremely pleased to bring three high quality personal safety instructors to the Minneapolis, Minnesota area this fall and winter. We are giving SBS readers an advanced, private registration opportunity for our 2017 visiting instructor program. Starting today, you will be able to register ahead of the general public for: September 09/10 – Cecil […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, June 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, June 2017 Edition

June’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 After last month’s high body count, this month was placid and even a bit boring. We have about 15 hours of daylight here in […]

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Socket to Me, or How to Remove a Stuck Socket From a Remington 870 Magazine Tube

Socket to Me, or How to Remove a Stuck Socket From a Remington 870 Magazine Tube

| June 28, 2017 | 1 Comments

Earlier this month I bought a Remington 870 Tac-14 firearm (please read our initial write-up). I’ve been very busy with a new job, changes in schedule, out of town guests, and training, so I haven’t had a chance to start my the Tac-14 project in earnest until last weekend. The first modification was to install […]

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Site Update 13 June 2017

Site Update 13 June 2017

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hi there! As you may have noticed, our content generation has slowed a bit. We’ve been getting some questions from the community, and wanted to give a quick update on how things are going, and what to expect in our future.

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Check Your Lights and Optics, May 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, May 2017 Edition

May’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 2*/11 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 1/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 This was a rough month, but we learned some stuff I wanted to share. First and foremost, my Primary Arms reflex sight (long since discontinued), […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics: April 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics: April 2017 Edition

April’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/11 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 No news is good news this month. I transitioned to rechargeable batteries last month, and I’m picking favorites out of the several different 18650 batteries […]

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EDC Bag 90 Day Challenge

EDC Bag 90 Day Challenge

| April 24, 2017 | 1 Comments

I started carrying a PDW everywhere I went in mid-2012. I received my first NFA stamp in January 2013, and have carried an SBR or PDW since. I’ve used a few different bags, but they all shared something: they were “common” bags that were designed to carry something other than a firearm. I stayed away from bags that […]

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