Geek my Glock: Glock 19 Transformation

I set out to do a couple things with this Glock, first, was to see if I could rekindle my like for Glocks which was lost in the mid-1990’s and second, to see if I could customize one below the extreme cost of aftermarket upgrades offered by various companies. My first run-in with Glocks was in the mid-1990’s when I …

Learn the basics of Red Dot & BUIS transition drills

Dagger Defense has partnered up with CQM Group to bring you a set of “101” videos.  This one covers the very basics of transitioning from your glass optic (red dot, reflex sight, scope, etc.). Remember, that not all those in the gun community are experts. These videos help the newcomers and entry level gun enthusiasts learn the fundamentals and then work …

Hydration Pack tips

Article by: Brad Manley (Dagger Defense contributing author) 01 October, 2016 By now, we’ve all had the hydration mantra drilled in our heads, and it’s true. For best physical performance and safety in the wild, you need to keep your fluids topped off. A pack with a hydration bladder is probably the most convenient way to carry and access your …

choosing a handgun

Choosing The Best Handgun For Self Defense To begin, there is not a “best handgun” when it comes to an individual. When choosing a handgun for self defense, it boils down to three factors. 1. How does the pistol feel in your hand, hence “handgun” 2. How well do you shoot the pistol? 3. Is it a good quality pistol? …

How to make an SBR

Author: Dagger Defense An SBR, or short barrel rifle is a category of firearm that is regulated by the National Firearms Act or NFA. Basically speaking it’s a rifle with a barrel shorter than 16″ or smaller than 26″ overall length. Another type of firearm that is similar is the Short Barrel Shotgun, or SBS, but we’ll focus on the …

shipping firearms

Author: Dagger Defense Some people, even licensed dealers (FFL) have a misunderstanding regarding the shipment of firearms. I will attempt to make a quick reference for who can ship and what can be shipped when it comes to firearms. This article will pertain mainly to non-licensees, which probably means you (if you are not a licensed dealer or FFL). THIS …