Urban Iguana Hunting With Tropical Trophies

Bucket list item checked off! While visiting family in Florida, I popped up to the West Palm Beach area to meet with Travis, owner of Tropical Trophies guide service to hunt some ditch dragons. That’s right, Iguana hunting, y’all. Much to my surprise, we did this hunt along the manicured drainage ditch between a major […]

No, .22 Handguns Aren’t the Best Self-Defense Choice for the Weak and the Frail

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A quick check of the calendar reveals that this is actually 2024, not 1984. That being said, I see that some “firearms instructors” are still passing along advice that should have been put to bed forty years ago. Regarding today’s topic, the argument that “a .22 LR is a good self-defense choice for women with […]

Vista Announces the Sale of RCBS to Hodgdon Powder Company

As the future via unwinding/rebranding/whatever of Vista Outdoor (NYSE: VSTO) continues, there’s a frequently recurring question: “what’s going to happen to (insert your favorite Vista property here)?” The honest answer? At this point, we haven’t a clue. That’s why most of the people employed by any of Vista’s plethora of companies are, to put it […]

An Inconvenient Truth: Armed Teachers Save Lives

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee recently signed legislation allowing armed teachers and school staff in school buildings and campuses in the state. Ohio has had armed school staff for over ten years now. In March of 2013, I was one of the two dozen school staff members (out of 1200 applicants) attending the first Response to […]

Hands On With the CIVIVI Praxis Folding Knife

Civivi Praxis folder folding knife EDC

Having a solid EDC knife doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. There are a lot of companies out there today that are putting out quality designs made from solid materials that just about anyone can afford. CIVIVI is one of those companies, and their Praxis is one of those designs. The CIVIVI Praxis The […]