Articles from Jayclimber

  1. "Modern Minuteman" Chest Rigs, Plate Carriers, and Battle Belts

    "Modern Minuteman" Chest Rigs, Plate Carriers, and Battle Belts by Jason In a Minuteman loadout, battle belts, plate carriers, and chest rigs provide a tiered approach to a combat load that offers flexibility and scalability. The idea of 1st tier, 2nd tier, 3rd tier resonates with me a lot. To me my 1st tier is always going to be a battle belt, a pistol, pistol/rifle reload(s), survival pouch or dump pouch, IFAK ("Individual First Aid Kit" - Ed.), small fixed blade knife, and pouch for a...
  2. RUN & GUN for EXERCISE

    RUN & GUN for EXERCISE by Jason You hear a lot today of people talking about "Running & Gunning" and shooting ultra lightweight AR builds on professional courses all while decked out in the latest tacticool khaki cargo pants and logo'ed polo shirt... But what about the more basic applications of "Run & Gun" for exercise and it's real world benefit! I will use my own experience to try to explain why I do it and why it has helped me! I've always been into fitness! Being an active outdoor...
  3. THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSE

    THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSE by Jayclimber In 1887, the J. Steven Arms & Tool Co. developed the modern day 22 Long Rifle cartridge. The success of this tiny rimfire cartridge is legendary. It continues to this day to be the most produced firearm cartridge ever. Those of us who grew up hunting and plinking remember the days of using Grandpas tube fed Marlin and Remington bolt action .22's! I know I have fond memories of spending summers on my Grandpas farm wandering the...
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