The Halcyon (Hal-See-Uhn) is a modular silencer from Advanced Armament Corporation and handles a variety of rimfire rounds as well as 5.7x28mm.
In it’s full configuration it comes in at 5.2″ and 6 ounces and in the shorter, or k, configuration it is 3.4″ long and 4.5 ounces.
We were lucky enough to get our hands on one of the first Markor-45 packs. This is a full size pack from Vanquest with a ton of options for customizing it to the users body type and pack needs.
Coming in at 6 pounds on the nose this pack isn’t as heavy as it would look thanks in part to using 500 D Cordura in lower wear areas and 1,000 D in areas that are more prone to wear. It also has a removable high strength poly carbonate frame as well.
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As of Friday April 13th CMMG has entered the Silencer market and we have the full scoop on their brand new DefCan 22.
The DefCan 22 is small, lightweight user serviceable silencer with a lifetime warranty from CMMG. We ran the DefCan 22 on the brand new CMMG Banshee as well as our Walther P22 handgun and Savage B22 Bolt action rifle. Read more
Brand new to CMMG this Friday April the 13th 2018 is their new Mk4 Banshee line. The Banshee is a line of Short Barreled Rifles (SBR’s) and pistols chambered in offerings from .22lr to .300 blackout.
One of the features unique to the SBR is the new RIPSTOCK. The RIPSTOCK is, as the name would imply, deployed by pulling the stock to the rear vs having to first depress a button to release it. Read more
The PL-2 is brightest weapon mounted light from Olight with a peak output of 1,200 lumens. It casts a long focused beam rated to 235 meters on 2 CR123A batteries.
Two choices of mounting plates, Glock and 1913, and a QD clamp allow it to be mounted to just about anything with a rail. Read more
Diego with Geissele joins us at the Big 3 East to talk about their sister company Abraham and Moses, whose main focus is on knives.
Abraham and Moses has 4 new knives they have launched, the AM-1, AM-2, AM-3 and the flagship model, the Goodman Special Operations Combat Knife. Read more
We’ve been working with some various lights from Olight for awhile now and we’ve been impressed with both their construction and function.
The H2R Nova is a bit of a departure from what we would normally review here because it isn’t really an EDC (Every Day Carry) light and it isn’t a tactical light. Olight bills it as a “versatile LED illumination tool’ and honestly, I think that describes it fairly accurately.
The H2R has turned out to be an excellent multipurpose utility light around the hacienda. As those of you who follow 13C know, we live on working farm with acreage and we’ve got to just about every situation you could imagine for illumination needs. Read more
We talk with Tucker of Blackout Custom Cerakote & Force1Tactical at the Big 3 East March 2018 media event.
Tucker and Joe also completely transformed my old, beat up and dingy EDC G19 into a work of art with custom paint job, Razor slide cuts, stippling and modifications to the trigger guard, magazine release and removing the finger groves as well as modifying the back of the grip and more. Read more
The Engage line of rifle scopes and binoculars is an aggressive push from Bushnell to meet market demands for optics packed with features at near entry level price points.
The model we have for testing is the Engage 4-16×44 and we paired it with the new Weaver MSR mount. The rifle you’ve seen before in silencer testing, it’s the CMMG Anvil chambered in .458 SOCOM. Read more