Author Archives: Taurian

About Taurian

Taurian is an Oath Keeper, veteran, former LEO and Defensive Tactics Instructor. Until retirement, Taurian had over forty-seven years of experience as a Technical Writer and Training Program Developer. After leaving home at the age of ten without any shoes, Taurian continues on with many years devoted to the keeping and bearing of arms.

The Right to Bear Arms – Openly

In California, the Governor recently signed a bill banning the open-carry of an unloaded firearm. As passed, this bill made it a misdemeanor for any person to carry an exposed and unloaded handgun outside a vehicle upon his or her … Continue reading

Ka-Bar TDI Law Enforcement Knife – The Long Version

I had written a long review of the Ka-Bar TDI Law Enforcement Short Knife. This is a short review of the Ka-Bar TDI Law Enforcement Long (Large) Knife. I recently received the large version of the Ka-Bar TDI Law Enforcement … Continue reading

Will I know the Time?

(Author’s note: I have posted this in the past, but many may not have read it. I think that it might be a question all may have to ask at some point in time.) I recently read several articles about … Continue reading

Holdover, Hold-under, Hold off, Hold On!!

It has been stated that “Practical Accuracy” is the ability of a gun, cartridge, and the shooter to aim and fire at a specific target… and HIT that target reliably, at will, and with confidence. Can You Draw and Fire … Continue reading

The Ka-Bar TDI – Tactical Sense for Self-Defense

In the “Old West”, carrying a large fixed-bladed knife in a sheath was a matter of course. You might find the sheath carried on the belt or shoved into the belt or sash. The knives were large, sometimes had a … Continue reading

With Some Things…

…goodby is not an option. When my ex-wife died, due to complications before surgery, she left with me a couple of things aside from her memory – a Dan Wesson Model 15 .357 magnum, a Marlin Model 39A .22 lever-action … Continue reading