NEW: Morty Wisdom, We’re all going to die

NEW: Morty Wisdom, We’re all going to die

Now available to purchase! Click here to purchase Morty Wisdom – We’re all Going to Die...

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Sig Sauer SBX vs SB15 Arm Brace Dimensions

Sig Sauer SBX vs SB15 Arm Brace Dimensions

We will probably hear ten different reasons why a second version came out, and thankfully everything you read from the internet is true. I will entertain a couple of them for you guys. One speculation was that due to it’s stock like appearance they wanted to move to a model that was more “brace” like to further avoid any “Stock” debates. Another speculation is that the SBX is just a pure upgrade to the SB15, thinner and lighter. I want to review the apparent dimensional changes and design tweaks they incorporated. Weight comparison. SBX weighs 9.7oz SB15 weighs 11.9oz   Here you can see how the SB15 gets some of its additional structure support from its polygonal shape compared to the SBX which has squared off shape. The SBX incorporated a larger velcro strap for additional stability. I have yet to tell the difference between the two in stability, so the larger improved strap may, or may not be to thank for it. Side by side, the SBX has a shorter height. The SB15 has a thicker structure for sure, the SBX was slimmed down and also fluting, this is definitely one of the places they shaved off some of the weight. Calipers on the fluting Caliper on the thicker part of the brace Side by side refernce   Now the SB15 and SBx have the same dimensions for mounting to the buffer tube. But where they differ most drastically is the length of each brace. The new SBX brace is shorter and the back end is closed off now. Now because the back end is closed off on the SBX, that will limit how far down the buffer tube you can mount it. I have the SBX mounted as far forward as it can go and you can see the gap that is left in front of the SBX on the KaK Super Sig Tube.   I am unsure how I feel about the new SBX. I say this in a positive way! If I don’t hate it means they did not sacrifice anything in this new version, if I don’t love it means you don’t need to run out to replace your current SB15. This is just an article about...

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Parallax Tactical’s FFSSR Keymod Free Float Rail VS Rainier Arms Force

Parallax Tactical’s FFSSR Keymod Free Float Rail VS Rainier Arms Force

For my AR Pistol build I wanted a light, small handguard. Thankfully customers asked and manufacturers listened so they have been producing some fantastic solutions. Today we are going to do an over view of two handguards. Rainier Arms Force™ Free Float System 9.0 and Parallax Tactical’s PXTreme FFSSR Keymod Free Float Rail 9.2″. Both are keymod based systems which are an effective way to strip handguards of unnecessary rails that only add weight. When a user needs to attach an accessory they only need to attach a keymod rail for the desired add on. The FFSSR rail I opted for the Cerakoted Magpul FDE version, you can order them in a multitude of colors from Parallax. Since I had the Force rail already in use, it has some Noveske NSR covers on it.   Technical Specs from Parallax’s website. 9.2″ OAL 6061 T6 Extrusion Type III, Class 2 Hard Anodized and Bead Blasted Finish Features our new barrel nut, 18% lighter than previous at 92g. (Noveske at 84g.) Same slot spacing to take any Magpul MOE rail accessory on the 45 degree slots. 10-32 holes on top rail to mount Sling Studs and future accessories. Included anti-rotational QD hole Includes Barrel Nut, Screws and Includes Optional Shims for spacing Installation Instructions Included Made in USA with Domestically Sourced Materials 1.52″ OD 1.35″ ID (Will not fit most supressors and KX3.) Technical Specs from Rainier Arms Length: 9″ Material: 6061 T6 Finish: Type III Hard Coat Anodized 1913 Continuous top rail Dual anti rotation tabs Keymod Modular attachment system Outer Diameter: 1.8″ Inner Diameter: 1.5″ Weight: 7.8oz with barrel nut Proprietary barrel nut included Armorer’s wrench needed for installation (not included) Outside dimensions 9.2″ Parallax on top and Rainier Arms 9″ on bottom. The FFSSR handguard mounts with 6x mounting screws whereas the RainierArms Force utilizes 8 to secure the handguard to the barrel nut. Both handguards have a QD mounting point in the rear on both sides (pictured above) Now on front end of the handguards you have a bit of a difference between the two units. The Force has another QD mounting point on both sides whereas the FFSSR was able to fit in two more keymod slots. ...

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Using the Redding Instant Indicator for Trimming Brass

Using the Redding Instant Indicator for Trimming Brass

Trimming brass is a pain, so why go thru the process of measuring every piece with a caliper or inserting every piece of brass into the trimmer. My process allows you to see which pieces of brass are too short to trim and you can remove them from your que of brass that you intend to trim....

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Overview: Battle Arms Development’s Enhanced Pin Set

Overview: Battle Arms Development’s Enhanced Pin Set

Alright, so this one we are behind the curve on and this product has been out for a bit. But I figured it was still essential to get a review done on them.     So, I snagged a set and did this video for you guys to check out! SKIP TO 7:30 to see the overview of BAD’s EPS’s new features. The rest is install...

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DIY: How to get Velcro on your Molle straps for your Patches

DIY: How to get Velcro on your Molle straps for your Patches

Ok, so we have all been collecting those awesome patches manufacturers have been giving us with our purchases, but where to put them? I have a bunch of bags with unused molle straps. Lets put them to use!   I had a spare roll of 3″ wide velcro sitting around that has “hooking” on the back and loop on the front. I laid down the velcro over the molle straps to estimate the size I wanted before cutting. I took into account the part that extends past the straps to secure the total velcro piece. I cut a piece of velcro off the roll that is the width between the molle straps (depicted in blue). I then pushed the outside “legs” of the velcro backing piece behind the molle straps and left the center to come over the top of the straps. I then took the lateral piece and put it over the outer legs and behind the center piece. This locked the velcro backing piece into place. All done! Now you can throw on some of your favorite patches....

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Elzetta AVS is Polar Vortex Proof

Elzetta AVS is Polar Vortex Proof

So I love the durability of my Elzetta and carried it with me daily, but I carried it with great fear of losing it. It is a pricey EDC (every day carry) but I wanted something I could rely on without question. I reached out to Elzetta after hearing about their latest compliment to their lineup (a removable belt clip) to offer my feedback as well as eliminating my fear of loss. I sent him an email to show how I was currently carrying and what was causing me to be concerned after having it disappear on me into the realm of, under-car-seat. Of course, I jinxed myself. While checking out a field near a church I had the light slip out without me realizing it. At that point I think there was around 8-9″ of snow and a temp close to zero which encouraged me to haul ass back to the car. The next day while I was getting ready in the morning I realized that my light was missing. I checked all over the house with no success. I headed to my previous day’s stops hoping that she was in the parking lot from slipping out of my pocket. No luck of course. Then the fear of some kid finding his lucky prize of a near $200 flashlight started creeping in. I waited for a warmer day but of course Illinois only delivered more snow and colder weather bottoming out at -15. We received another polar vortex which did not contribute to my confidence in the possibility of finding my flashlight. I went as far as having my phone GPS my coordinates while tracing over my initial tracks in hopes of figuring out where it possibly fell when the snow melted. Chicago, being what it is. Warmed up to 50 degrees during the day while reports of another 5″+ on it’s way to us that night. My wife suggested that I head out and take a look while I could. I followed my prints till I saw something that did not fit in with the grass. I ran over, grabbed it and clicked it on. Good to go! Some dirt did get...

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I Survived IL’s First day with Concealed Carry Licensees

I Survived IL’s First day with Concealed Carry Licensees

I don’t know how I survived the first day. I have had the Illinois Anti-Gun Regime telling me that if concealed carry was to pass in IL, there would be blood in the streets. No one would be safe and we would revert to some form of a “wild wild west”. I am a husband to my wife and a father to my child. So I take my survival and capabilities to defend them quite seriously. Thankfully, growing up taking cues from Star Trek’s Vulcan society, I believed that logic should prevail over emotion. And thanks to those smarter than me who compiled the statistics; it continues to be conclusive that crime is significantly decreased in areas where there are more legal firearm owners. I learn from anything, anyone and everything I can. Good examples and bad examples alike. Whether it’s the story of the guy who failed to keep his spare tire in case of a flat, or a friend who always keeps 20 dollars stashed in her car for gas in case her purse was left behind. Both situations can easily occur in our daily lives but how we prepare for them determines their possible outcomes. I live in the western ‘burbs, which is not known to be as dangerous of an area as what is commonly referred to as, “Chi-Raq”.  Now that statement for some folks is where complacency and arrogance can take hold. The belief that criminals will not travel, or that violent offenders do not live in the same town is a dangerous fallacy which usually sets the tone for every news story to shock a ‘nice’ town’s populace into fear. Because I made the decision that I do not want to be the person in that story that everyone pities and wishes that some magical thing had been done to prevent it, I applied for my IL Concealed Carry License (CCL). After a couple of months of waiting I was in the first batch of Illinois’ans to receive their ID. The following photos represent my first day carrying. Drove my car, just like normal. Went to USPS, And respected the rules. Then I went and got some cabbage,...

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