Saturday, October 12, 2019
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A Dress Tactical From Terry Primos

For their June 2002 Issue, BLADE posed an interesting challenge to five bladesmaiths. "Design a Tactical Fixed Blade knife that could be worn in a dress or pocket sheath, would be large enough to actually be used and yet appear non-threatening." One of the bladesmiths that they challenged was Terry Primos. His submission is a tactical knife with a 4" ... Read More »

Russian AEK-971 and AK-107/108 Recoil-Balanced Assault Rifles.

The Russians have been doing some very interesting things for the last number of years with assault rifles while our own infantry soldiers are still saddled with a rifle that’s now over 40 years old(yes, the M16). The Russians’ focus seems to be in the area of higher hit probability, promulgated by some rather ingenious recoil-reduction mechanisms. DefRev has already ... Read More »

Ballistics: The Ogre Defensive Power Factor

I was talking with one of my brothers about some different calibers and velocities. Something we often talk about. This led to the IPSC’s Power Factor, which is simply Bullet Weight in Grains, Times Velocity, Divided by 1,000. This is an easy formula that one can use when comparing loads… but doesn’t take into effect Caliber. W x V / ... Read More »

Maxim Machine Gun Shoot on it’s Way.

The Hiram Maxim Historical Society will be hosting its 7th annual Hiram Maxim Northeast Military Shoot & Expo, a.k.a. Maxim Machine Gun Shoot, from July 19-21 in Dover-Foxcroft Maine. For more info on the event, just click on this link, and then click on "Upcoming Events" on the left hand side.   Read More »

NAA’s new .32NAA cartridge.

Mad Ogre was given the chance to be the first person outside of NAA’s development team to evaluate a Guardian automatic pistol chambered for the new .32NAA round. Read the take on it by clicking on this link. Read More »

New Tactical Impact Device(TID) for Surefire Flashlights.

This nasty little number was apparently created as a "less than lethal alternative force option" by a personal protection specialist/trainer("Kensho" from TacticalForums.com), along with some help from the boys at GG&G. The "Tactical Impact Device", or TID, is basically a replacement lamp housing for Surefire flashlights that incorporates large "teeth" that are sure to put a rather serious hurt on ... Read More »

MD Labs Introduces New Mad Dog Carry Package 1911.

If you’re interested in a no-frills working 1911 for daily carry, you might want to give MD Lab’s Mad Dog Carry Package 1911 a serious look. This is their entry level "Hard Use" gun. Noteworthy features being offered as standard on the new offering are MD Labs’ proprietary ST2 matte black teflon-based finish, MD Labs GunGrips, Mad Dog semi-arched mainspring ... Read More »