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Range Day and Suppressors in CA

The .22LRs were Remington subsonic rounds. Sounds like a sewing machine. Advertisements

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Operation: TPR USA – Chicago, IL

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Moon Clip Tool – A Speed Loader for your Speed Loader

As a gift, I purchased a Moon Clip Tool several months ago.  The Moon Clip Tool strips and loads moon clips! One arbor is provided for the caliber of your choice.  Extra arbors are $5.00 each.  Clint Walker, the gentleman behind the Moon Clip Tool, makes a quality product and ships out fast.  I may […]

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Operation: TPR USA, The Alamo

Operation: TPR USA, Oahu. En-route to Cook County, Illinois. Whoever correctly predicts TPR’s next landmark wins a TPR patch (I don’t even know what it is). Guess in the comments below!

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Operation: TPR USA

One handmade rat constructed out of 1000D Cordura, filled with California calrose rice, will travel all over the USA.  Several folks have already volunteered to take photos of the rat at notable landmarks of their choice. The rat has quite an adventure ahead!  Stay tuned to see more photos of the TPR token traveling all […]

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TPR Sighting in Hawaii

US Army service member/brother-in-arms took photos of his rat and patch for me.  Flippin’ awesome!

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TPR Sightings Page

Just created a new page, “TPR Sightings,” with links and photos of folks with their The Packing Rat gear; we’re all “packing rats” of guns, gear and grub.  Check it out at the tab located above!  Are you a TPR fan?  Get your patch (via PayPal)!  Folks can send MO, or personal checks, but should […]

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The Beltman’s Bullhide Gunbelts

Derek likes the Beltman’s belt. You will, too.

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“It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this.”

Instead of a wooden sword, I’ll take the semi-automatic pistol. This is a phrase coined in 1986 in the Nintendo Entertainment System video game, The Legend of Zelda.  Check out the Know Your Meme website for further detail.  It’s dangerous to go alone.  Take this. Tyler, 1791apparel.com, sent me a shirt of my choice and […]

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Original Special Operations Equipment – The M4/AK Micro Rig Review

Made in the Motherfucking USA. There’s no other company that’s synonymous with a prideful, patriotic slogan. Little else can be said about Original Special Operations Equipment if you’re well aware of their products. Otherwise, if you’re a stranger to OSOE, they’re a no-nonsense, manufacturer, innovator of Cordura equipment for military, law enforcement, and civilian marksman, […]

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AK/Saiga Magazine Reloads

I needed some work on my AK rifle reloads, and still do.  Mike with CS Tactical was giving me some pointers and put together this video.  What do you folks think? Rig in the video is a Special Operations Equipment Micro M4/AK Rig.

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SHOT SHOW Day 4 – Las Vegas Strip and Closing Remarks

Derek closes out the SHOT Show coverage and uploads his remaining Vegas photos.

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The Packing Rat Patches Available

Derek is selling patches with the blog logo on it. You should buy one. More than one is preferable.

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SHOT Show 2012 – Crye, Kryptek, ADS/Guy Cramer

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The Packing Rats – Where are they now?

If my count is correct, I’ve distributed 26 Packing Rats.  If you don’t know what they are, they’re a souvenir rifle rear rest bag made out of 1000D Cordura, with 1.5″ loop on each side, filled with California Calrose rice, and equipped with a miniature GLOCK 17.  They look like these: I know a few […]

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SHOT Show 2012 – Brownells’ Halographic T-Dot

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SHOT Show 2012 – ZEV Technologies

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SHOT Show 2012 – Leatherman

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Carson Optical Lens and Screen Cleaners

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SHOT Show 2012 – H. Gerstner & Sons, Heirloom Boxes

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