Reviews

Soft armor for home defense or EDC.

This article is part 2 in an on going series.  Part 1 can be found HERE. In the past body armor was something most people didn’t seriously consider as part of their home defense strategy or for EDC.  As things start to come full circle, the idea of keeping armor with your home defense gun […]

Opening a Champagne Bottle with style.

Style and champagne go hand in hand.  Even in the midst of a Zombie Apocalypse you are going to need to maintain some semblance of flair and dignity while also looking badass. Lets face it, when an overwhelming zombie horde is about to over run your position, you best bet is to dazzle them with […]

Spotlight: 2014 BullPup and Zombie shoot.

This year the annual Zombie Shoot at the Aurora Sportsman Club was combined with the 2014 BullPup shoot.  In the unlikely spot of Waterman, IL hundreds of BullPup fans and Zombie fanatics turned out for a action packed day of shooting. There were approximately  15 different “stages” at the event, including everything from Muzzle loading […]

First Look:  DPMS G2 Recon in .308

I’ve been asked for some time what .308 AR style rifle I’d recommend for those who don’t want to shell out the coin for something like a SCAR 17s or some of the high end AR-10 style rifles on the market.  I’ve been hesitant simply because it wasn’t something I’d personally ventured into and not […]

Adding Body Armor to your kit.

The first thought that pops into a persons mind when they hear body armor is usually “When would I need something like that?”.  It’s a fair question and one that I’ve frequently thought myself, considering I don’t currently find myself being shot at, let alone threatened with weapons any more, the subject of armor isn’t […]

Review of the Auto Reset target from Challenge Targets

The latest 13C review is live on You Tube. Since the first “PING!” I heard off a steel target I’ve loved them.  They are addictive and add another level to plinking or target shooting.  One of the down sides in the past to steel targets were their lack of portability.  A few manufactures have taken […]

A look at some post repair XDS concerns.

Those of you who follow 13C know I had quite a bit of experience with the XDS 45 prior to buying my XDS in 9mm.  I had a chance to evaluate a few T&E guns as well as those friends and colleagues purchased themselves. While I wasn’t in a rush for a new EDC (every […]

13C takes you to a Close Range Gunfighting class hosted by Michael Swisher of Suarez Intl. This is an intensive 2 days class with one main theme.  Movement.  Get off the X and keep fighting.  I’ll have a full written article up in a few days until then, enjoy some of the footage from the […]