How Many Miles Do You Walk At SHOT Show?

My Danner Mountain Light II hiking boots on the plane ride back. A little dirty but none-the-worse for wear.

The annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT) is a mammoth affair. I’m talking epic. Hosted by the Sands Convention Center in the Venetian / Palazzo Hotel complex in Las Vegas, the SHOT event takes up all one million square feet of exhibition space. To put that in perspective, there are 12.5 miles of […]

Win FREE Crimson Trace Lasergrips By Guessing How Many Miles I Walk at SHOT Show

Crimson Trace Lasergrips

If you’ve been to SHOT Show, you know you need to bring plenty of Advil. Long hours and miles and miles of walking take their toll throughout the week of the industry’s premier shooting, hunting and outdoors trade show. As I mentioned in These Boots Were Made for Walkin, I’m going to have a little […]

Man Cave Makeover or Dame Den Remodeling Sweepstakes from Crimson Trace

Man-Cave-Makeover-Sweepstakes Prize Package

I just got an email from Crimson Trace about their Man Cave Makeover Sweepstakes. No worries ladies, the mega-gear giveaway is equally useful for a Dame Den Remodeling. Visit the Crimson Trace BookFaceBook page to enter. You can win… Grand Prize (1) (1) Grizzly™ 75 Custom Cooler with Crimson Trace® Logo (1) Crimson Trace® CMR-205 […]

Get Your Beam On! Black Friday Deals From Crimson Trace

1911 Master Series Lasergrip by Crimson Trace

If you have a gun for self and home defense, it ought to have a laser. It’s an extra tool that can make a huge difference in your ability to effectively use a gun, especially in low light conditions. Looks like Crimson Trace is offering some holiday deals… Crimson Trace is offering discounts ranging from […]

Pic of the Day: Ankles of Doom

Galco Ankle Glove Ruger LCR 357 Hornady Critical Defense

My favorite ankle carry setup? That’s easy. It’s a combination of the Galco Ankle Glove ankle holster, Ruger LCR 357 and Hornady Critical Defense 357 Magnum ammo. I like the ankle glove for a number of reasons. The band is neoprene lined inside with sheepskin, so it’s stable and comfortable – even in hot weather. […]

Need Fathers Day Gift Ideas? Crimson Trace Sale On Now!

Crimson Trace Beretta 92FS-1

Just a heads up folks – Crimson Trace has most of their laser and light products on sale between now and Fathers Day June 15, 2014. According to the company, “The discounts apply on: Rail Masters®, Lightguards®, Defender Series®, Rail Master Pros®, Lasergrips® and Laserguards®. Further discounts apply to the Master Series™ that are designed […]

A Light and Laser Combo For (Almost) Any Gun

The new Crimson Trace CMR-204 (green) light and laser combo.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a couple of “problem” guns in my safe at the moment. Actually, the only “problem” is that they don’t lend themselves to integrated Lasergrip or trigger guard installations. My examples are the Beretta PX4 Storm and the FNS-40. Both are excellent guns and I really like them. […]

Crimson Trace’s Midnight 3 Gun Invitational: Enlightened in the Dark

Unloading an AR-15, in the middle of the night, as fast as you can acquire targets, looks kind of like this. Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Event

How does a company prove that they have absolute faith in their products? If you’re Crimson Trace, and your products were designed to help our warfighters, peace officers, and armed citizens protect themselves more effectively, you might… Invite a bunch of folks to the middle of the desert. Tell them to be sure to arrive […]

Anatomy of a Stage at the Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational

This is how the stage looks in the dark. You can easily see the need for lights and lasers!

I just finished shooting and covering the Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational in the high desert miles and miles from Bend, Oregon. It was an enlightening experience, and I’ll write about that in my weekly column on OutdoorHub.com. Shooting at night was also ridiculously fun. More fun than should be legal, perhaps. To give […]