Author Travis Pike

Travis Pike is a Marine infantry veteran, firearms enthusiast, and NRA certified instructor. He’s a lifelong shooter who just happened to be mediocre enough with a gun and a keyboard to combine the two and write. He currently teaches concealed carry courses and enjoys spending time in Florida’s Nature Coast. He is interested in helping folks protect themselves with firearms and shoot better at the range.

Review

Armslist [Review] & Avoiding Scams

Thinking of purchasing or listing on Armslist? We've done both for 8+ years. Here's our tips to get the best experience and avoid getting scammed.(Read)

Safes

7 Best Hidden Gun Safes for Home [Security & Subterfuge]

If you want to keep your firearms and other valuables securely protected, and also hidden for an extra layer of safety, these are the gun safes you need.(Read)

Shotgun

Best Remington 870 Models & Upgrades [2019]: 5 Builds

The Remington 870 is one of the best shotguns ever produced. But there's so many models and even more upgrades. We walk through our 5 fullly upgraded builds.(Read)

Buyer's Guide

4 Tactical Things from Amazon (That Aren't Terrible), Part 2

It's back. We scour Amazon for the weirdest tactical gear out there and then try it hands-on. This time we have prepping gear, pistol flip sights, and more.(Read)

AR-15

Best .300 Blackout AR-15 Uppers [2019]

The .300 Blackout is here to stay. We'll cover the best uppers out there for all budgets and build types...from pistol to rifle to suppressed.(Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Tourniquets & Holders : Myths, Usage, and Top Picks

Looking to build a comprehensive med kit? You'll need some tourniquets. We go over myths, how to use them, tourniquet holders, and our best picks.(Read)

Buyer's Guide

5 Best Survival Rifles [2019]: Light, Foldable, & Lots of Ammo

Need to survive the wilderness and get back to civilization in one piece? We cover our definition of a survival rifle and our 5 best picks.(Read)

Buyer's Guide

8 Best EDC Knives Under $50 & $100 [Hands-On Tested]

We bought a bunch of the most popular EDC knives to carry, test, and torture. Find out which ones make the cut for our under $50 and under $100 price points.(Read)

Modding

The Best Mossberg 500 and 590 Upgrades

The Mossberg 500 and 590 are two of the most venerable, and combat proven weapons on the planet. Here are some of the best mods and accessories for these awesome guns.(Read)
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