SureFire R1 Lawman Flashlight

| July 3, 2012

The SureFire R1 Lawman is a flashlight designed for police duty use.  It is exceptionally bright at 750 lumens, yet retains a relatively small size at only 8.1″ in length. The flashlight has a tailcap switch and a second switch on the head of th…

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SureFire Flashlight Fire

| December 2, 2011

The high powered flashlights that most of us carry today are great.  They are bright and lightweight, and they are infinitely better than what cops were carrying 20-30 years ago.  When it comes to flashlights, we have never had it so good. However… Power is not without a price.  Sometimes that price can be fire. [...]

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HK USP .45 Pistol Safety Warning

| August 30, 2011

A serious safety issue may develop if you are carrying an HK USP .45 ACP pistol using the Surefire DG-19 grip switch according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. In a safety warning bulletin issued by the LASD, the Weapon Training Unit described a situation where older versions of the DG-19 switch can cause [...]

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| April 13, 2011

Tell us what you carry every day in order to be prepared to survive whatever disaster, misfortune or evil doer you may happen to come across. The best response, as determined by us, will win a handy dandy pocket survival tool!     On a daily basis, unless flying, or driving through certain East Coast […]

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1st Blackout of the Season

| November 10, 2010

I was having dinner this evening with my family when, snap, the power went out. I had just finished and was encouraging the kids to finish their gruel. Fortunately, I had a Streamlight Night Figher-2 , or NF-2 in my left pocket, together with a cheap promotional pen knife. I also sported a little Streamlight […]

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