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Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 02/24/20 – 03/01/20

This week’s pairing combines the smooth sweetness of the Elijah Craig Small Batch with the bold Gurkha Legend Vintage 2001 “ I had a cigar in my mouth and whiskey on my breath. I felt like money. I looked like money.  “ Charles Bukowski Overall Impressions: This pairing introduced an enjoyable range of flavors to my pallet. The medium-bodied smoke…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 02/17/20 – 02/23/20

This weeks pairing combines the nutty sweetness of American Barrels Kentucky Bourbon with the bold and peppery Oliva Melanio. “Whiskey is by far the most popular of all remedies that won’t cure a cold.“ Jerry Vale Overall Impressions: This was more of an untraditional pairing, where we combined a full-bodied Oliva Melanio cigar with a “nutty” bourbon that has a…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 02/10/20 – 02/16/20

This week’s pairing combines the rich flavors of the Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style with the bold Cohiba Nicaragua. “ Aficionado my ass…I just love to smoke cigars “ James Woods Overall Impressions: The medium to full-bodied flavor profile of the Cohiba was a great counterpart to the bold flavors of the 1920. The spicy, peppery taste of this cigar…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 02/03/20 – 02/09/20

This weeks pairing combines the zesty flavors of Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 with the smooth and creamy La Perla Habana Black Pearl Cobre Gordo. “By the cigars they smoke, and the composers they love, ye shall know the texture of men’s souls.” John Galsworthy Overall Impressions: This was a neat pairing, the creamy smoke from the Pearl, mixed nicely with…

Cigars

Electric Arc Lighter – Will It Light A Cigar?

In case you haven’t been keeping up to date with the latest in lighter technologies, there is a new type on lighter on the block that is begging for attention. Let’s take a close up look at the “electric arc lighter” and see what all the fuss is about. This style of lighter is an attractive one on initial view,…

Which Cigar Cutter is Right for You?

There are a plethora of ways you can cut your cigar to enjoy it. Some use a guillotine cutter, others a punch. For real savages, you can use the tip of a ball point pen or even your teeth. No matter your preference, let’s cover some of the more “common” methods of cigar cap removal, so you can make an…

Tactical Humidor – Practical or overkill?

The “tactical” humidor was something I was gifted when I first got in the cigar game. I remember opening this thing up and assuming it was some sort of cool tactical gun case for a 380 or something. After loading this case up and putting it through it’s paces for the last year or so, I think this pelican case…

EDC Gear

Key-organizers: Useful or Useless?

When it comes to “key organizers” there are a plethora of options on the market, from the Key Bar to the Key Smart, each bringing some advantages and disadvantages over the competition. One question that came to my mind when I started becoming more self aware of what I was touting around daily was “are key organizers even useful?”. Growing…

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…

KeyBar EDC (One Month Review):

Description: On my never-ending quest to find the ultimate EDC gear with a perfect balance of functionality and style I chose to carry the KeyBar for a month to see how it fit my daily use. KeyBar is one of the most popular key management products currently on the market. Whether your a high school janitor or you possess the…

EDC Flashlight Breakdown
EDC Flashlight: NEBO Inspector – 4 Month Review

Introduction In search of an EDC flashlight (Everyday Carry) that will provide me with tons of lumens, portability, rechargeable batteries, and several minutes of light, I ran across the NEBO Inspector RC. This beast of a light boasts 360 lumens of brightness that can be funneled down into a direct beam or opened up into a shower of light on…

Firearms / Accessories

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…

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…

Extended Controls Kit for Glock – Glock Store

Introduction: In my search for an extended slide release for my Gen 4 Glock 19, I found this complete extended controls kit from the Glock Store. Working on making some additions to my “Gucci Glock” build, they have this kit in Titanium Nitride as well to add a little bit of shine and match my barrel. Added the kit to…

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