Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 09/01/19 – 09/07/19

This weeks pairing combines the Oaky flavors of Jefferson’s Reserve Very Small Batch with the mild and earthy Macanudo Cafe. “Any cigar smoker is a friend, because I know how he feels.” Alfred de Musset Overall Impressions: The light woody, earthy smoke of the Macanudo balance out the warm oaky flavors of the Jefferson’s. The smoke compliments this bourbon nicely…

Budget Pistol Review – Taurus PT709 Slim

In the world of handguns, it can be difficult to find a cost-effective reliable option for concealed carry. There are many ‘budget’ pistols available from common manufacturers with varying levels of reliability. This brings me to my choice for a budget concealed carry pistol the Taurus PT 709 Slim. Overview: This pistol features a very slim design which includes textured…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 08/18/19 – 08/24/19

This weeks pairing combines the popular Cohiba Connecticut with the rich Four Roses Small Batch “A cigar is as good as memories that you have when you smoked it. “ Raul Julia Overall Impressions: The blend of mildly spicy smoke from the Cohiba combined excellently with the balanced fruit notes of the Four Roses. The sweet and smooth combination of…

Home Defense – Which Gun Works Best?

Intro: When it comes to home defense, there are many options to consider. The discussion over which firearm is best for a home defense situation is a highly debated topic. The truth is there’s no right answer and different guns will be better for different situations. However, if you are new to guns or if you’re looking to buy a…

Subcompact Weapon Light – Streamlight TLR-6 Review

Overview: Subcompact pistols are one of if not the most popular concealed carry option for many people. However, it might not be so easy to find a good light or laser attachment that fits well, and functions properly. Some subcompacts like my Gen 5 Glock 26, do not even have a rail to mount a light to. In my search…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 08/04/19 – 08/10/19

This weeks pairing bring together the bold flavors of Small Batch 1792 bourbon with the My Father La Antiguedad cigar “Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.” George Burns Overall Impressions: The La Antiguedad and the 1792 both offer…

Is a Gunbelt Worth it? – Relentless Tactical Belt Review

The belt is an essential part of a man’s wardrobe. It holds up your pants and makes you look like a functional member of society. In the world of concealed carry, it can make a big difference in the reliability and comfort level of your experience while carrying your gear. When making the decision to conceal carry, the question comes…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 07/21/19 – 07/27/19

This week’s pairing consists of all things smooth with Angels Envy as our whiskey accompanied by an Avo Domaine No.10 cigar. “The best cigar in the world is the one you prefer to smoke on special occasions, enabling you to relax and enjoy that which gives you maximum pleasure.” Zino Davidoff Overall Impressions: The spicy subtle smoke of the Avo…

Kershaw Kuro: Budget EDC Knife Review

A review and overview of one of my favorite budget EDC knives In a world flooded with pricey pocket knife options such as Benchmade and Spyderco, it’s a breath of fresh air to find a reliable spring assisted knife that won’t break the bank. Enter the Kershaw Kuro. Coming in at a whopping $19.99 – 33.00 USD, it’s a great…