Building an AR is Lego's for adults, unfortunately quality aftermarket AR parts are known for their high price tag. In a previous article we talked about the J-Comp Type 89 muzzle device from Strike Industries, the device performed great and the price of around $29.00 made it very affordable for those on a budget or for the builder with multiple fighting rifles that need reliable parts.
We recently picked up a few new aftermarket AR part from Hogue, an AR collapsible buttstock and overmolded AR pistol grip. I'm also trying out one of their new PowerSpeed Automatic Retention System holsters for a Glock 23.....
Night Vision Devices or NVDs are a much more common piece of support gear as compared to just a few years ago. Today quality NVDs can be purchased at a reasonable price, the utility of owning a set of NVDs is not lost on the average person who fully understands how much an NVD can enhance their low light / no light defensive capabilities . When purchasing NVDs keep in mind certain considerations....
Thanks to all of the warriors who attended the July 4th weekend Security Patrolling class. It showed your dedication and resolve being out not only on a holiday weekend but during the Arizona summer as well.
Special acknowledgement to Alpha and Bravo Team Leaders. you guys had no idea you would be put into a leadership positions and yet you never complained or attempted to rationalize why you weren't a good fit to be a leader, you took up the challenge, meeting and exceeding our expectations.
Not long ago I mentioned in a previous blog post how impressed I was with the quality of the Burris FastFire3 MRD. The only con I found in the entire package was the Burris MRD mount lacked a bit on the fit and finish. Don't get me wrong, the Burris base will do fine for most weekend shooters and plinkers. Some shooters just don't feel they need the additional strength, return to zero and combat ruggedness of select after market optic mounts. The training we do at Sierra12 does require the products we use to have those extra quality traits. I set out to find a MRD mount which would allow an MRD to be ran as the primary....