Author Archives: Ed Hawkins

Magpul MOE Handguard

Magpul has recently added a full length model to their popular MOE Handguard series for use on AR style rifles with direct impingement or external-piston gas systems. The handguards are made of light weight polymer and are easily installed by … Continue reading

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County Comm Embassy Pen

Pros Takes readily available Fisher Space Pen refills Will write in nearly any condition Solid construction Strong enough to use as a kubaton Screw on cap is very secure Cons Cap does not fit onto back of shaft There are … Continue reading

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Kershaw Knives on Discount

L.A. Police Gear is having a sale on Kershaw knives. Prices appear to be well below MSRP, but no telling how long this will last. I only own one Kershaw knife, a K.O. Vapor Plain Edge, that has been a … Continue reading

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FR Shemaughlava

What was that? Were you just thinking “If only someone would combine a balaclava with a shemagh!” No? Well, if you were, then 782 Gear heard your cry for help and has released a product with the tongue twisting name … Continue reading

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Gun Blade

Merging guns and knives is nothing new. Military rifles have featured bayonets almost since the introduction of firearms into combat. Knives and swords that fired bullets as a last ditch offensive attack were introduced shortly thereafter. What I’ve not seen … Continue reading

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Anzio Ironworks 20mm

When .50 BMG just isn’t enough, there’s the Anzio Ironworks 20mm. Mag fed bolt action rifle that can reach out to 3000+ meters. You can even get it in a take down model. Watch that recoil though. Tactical Life has … Continue reading

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Gepard GM6

The Hungarian Gepard family of rifles has a bumpy history. The first models were difficult to reload and the soviet 12.7 x 108 mm round had significant and uncomfortable recoil. Future models mitigated these problems by eventually introducing semi-automatic actions … Continue reading

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Another Video of the Ares Armor RAD Pack

Ares Armor has released another video of the RAD pack. The video demonstrates some more of the pack’s functions and deployment, showing how you can use it to deploy body armor and weapon from concealment in a matter of a … Continue reading

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Spyderco Navaja

If you’re a close follower of Spyderco, you may have heard about the Navaja. It’s part of Spyderco’s Ethnic series, and inspired by the the traditional Navaja Carraca knives of Spain. The Navaja was rumored to be in design for … Continue reading

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Ares Armor RAD Pack

You can’t always wear an outfit that easily adapts to concealed carry, so civilian styled bags that offer hidden and easily accessible firearm storage are just about everywhere these days. They tend to range from Pretty Good to Dangerous. The … Continue reading

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