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SIRT Unboxing

I placed an order in late December for a few products from Next Level Training. An AR bolt (green), a SIRT performer pro 110 pistol (green/red), and a weighted training magazine.


After almost a month waiting, they’ve arrived! Here they are as I opened the box from USPS. The bolt doesn’t quite look like it’ll drop in, so I’ll save that for later. The pistol seems good so far, I’m looking forward to training […]

cz-75 magazines in a baby eagle / jericho 941 – a review

For those of you not in the know (and I am certainly not going to blame you if you fall in that category), up until 2008, Magnum Research (home of the inimitable Desert Eagle handgun) imported a firearm and sold it under the name "Baby Eagle"*; obviously Magnum Research was attempting to piggy-back the… notoriety… of their larger-barreled products in choosing that name, but regardless, the firearm is generally known as a "Jericho 941" outside […]

visible beams > sights?

I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation as it aired live, and one of the things that always stuck with me was the nifty little phaser range they had built into the USS Enterprise. The room seemed massive when the system was active (though it was nothing more than a heavily modified and specialized holodeck), and the "targets" were nothing more than floating, bobbing, and weaving colored balls, but given that Type 2 […]