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.

Product Review – Remora IWB Double Magazine Pouch

I recently received my new Remora Double Magazine Pouch. It had been on my list for a short time, as I have been looking for that “near perfect” means of carrying two spare magazines of ammunition without the bulkiness of … Continue reading

Keeping It in Check

Recently, and while traveling out of state, I realized that I have a tendency to “keep things in check.” Normally, when I am at home or at work, I try always to keep things in check, lest I find things … Continue reading

The Single-Action Revolver for Self-Defense

Stepping into the firing booth, I reached low inside my vest; pulled the 4.62″ barreled .357 Ruger Blackhawk from its cross-draw holster, reached into vest pocket, and retrieved the 125 grain, .357 magnum rounds that resided there. With a slightly … Continue reading

I Cannot Predict. I Can Prepare

You leave the house this morning and predict that at 8:30 a.m. a knife-wielding person will rob you while you are filling up the gas tank of your vehicle. You predict that your vehicle’s right front tire would suddenly explode … Continue reading

When You Leave Home…

… it begins to change with out you immediately. Moreover, when you go back it will be different. You can never go back to the home you left. While the physical aspect may be true, the imagery of home, however … Continue reading

Fend For Yourself?

It seems that all too often these days’ cities are going bankrupt. In some cases, and to alleviate the pressure of bankruptcy, cities and small towns are cutting back budgets for public safety. Police and Fire Departments enduring the most … Continue reading

Cold Steel Irish Blackthorn Walking Stick

Specifications: Weight: 28.2 oz. Head: 2 3/4″ Material: Polypropylene Overall length: 37″ Thickness: 1″ (Base) 1 3/8″ (Neck) Price: $61.99 (Cold Steel), $36.99 (Amazon) A “walking Stick’ is a fashionable stick that is more than a cane and that is … Continue reading

The Maxpedition OCTA VERSAPACK

“Possibles Bags” in the form of a waist pack (or “fanny-pack”) have been around for some time. The Maxpedition OCTA VERSIPACK is no exception. The constant search for a means to carry a firearm concealed is always a challenge to … Continue reading

Six Boys and Thirteen Hands

There are times that I run across articles that pause my thoughts or receive an occasional e-mail that begs to be shared. This is one of them and I would like to pass it on. Six Boys And Thirteen Hands … Continue reading

The Updated Version of a Bersa Thunder 45UC Review

A Bersa Thunder 45UC has been on and off my hip for well over a year now and has been my EDC even when I pondered the Glock G36 to replace it. For some reason, I am still carrying the … Continue reading