web analytics

Archive | Other

Top 10 Best VA Lenders – A Guide from RE Factor Tactical

If you have ever tried to navigate the perilous waters of VA loans, you know the process can feel overwhelming – especially when you are trying to choose a lender. If you are planning to secure a VA loan at some point, you’ll want all the support and information you can get which is why RE Factor Tactical recently published a handy guide ranking VA lenders after recently  going through the process themselves.

The guide starts with ranked VA Lenders along with reasons you may or may not want to choose the lender being profiled. It also goes on to cover several additional topics like loan types, the various fees you’ll face, information on the application process, and more. It is basically an overview of the entire process that is easy to read and can be referenced at any time.

You can read more at the RE Factor Tactical Blog: Top 10 Best VA Lenders of 2018.

B.E. Meyers Salutes the USSF

This is too good. B.E. Meyers salutes the brave predecessors to the USSF. All kidding aside, you know B.E. Meyers is already cooking up some sweet space lasers and probably testing the efficacy of their flash suppressors in a vacuum.

Rhodesian Camo ALL the Things – AT Armor

We shared AT Armor’s Rhodesian Camo Paint Kit on JTT last week and it turns out, that 9 out of 10 dentists recommend it. The cavities will never see you coming.

AT Armor Rhodesian Camo Paint Kit

B.E. MEYERS & CO. BRINGS INNOVATIVE DEFENSE AND OPTOELECTRONIC SYSTEMS TO EUROSATORY 2018

B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. will be exhibiting at the Eurosatory Defense and Security International Exhibition in Paris, France on June 11-15, 2018. They will be located in the USA Pavilion, Hall 5A, at booth C 438. Guests are invited to visit the B.E. Meyers & Co. booth to speak with a Team Member regarding their Defense Solutions and Optoelectronic Custom Laser and Sensor Systems.

B.E. Meyers and Co. will be showcasing their Advanced Photonics technology, along with their unparalleled signature reduction and HBMG mounting solutions including:

*       The MAWL(r) series of infrared and visible green weapon laser pointers/illuminators.

*       The GLARE(r) series of weapon mounted Hail/Warning/Illumination laser systems.

*       The IZLID(r) series of IR and SWIR laser pointers/illuminators for target marking and air-to-ground integration.

*       The BOARS(tm)-M2 optics and accessories rail for the M2 platform.

*       The M2A1F durable and compact flash hider for the General Dynamics M2A1 heavy machine gun platform.

To schedule a meeting with the B.E. Meyers & Co. Sales Team, please contact sales@bemeyers.com.

For more information about B.E. Meyers & Co. Defense and Optoelectronic Systems, please visit
www.bemeyers.com, and www.meyersoes.com.

The Badger Den

Kit Badger just launched the Badger Den, a subscription that comes with an ever growing list of discounts (and other perks coming soon) for subscribers.

By joining the Badger Den you support the content that Kit Badger is creating and help to ensure that the channel can continue. You also gain access to discounts at some very cool retailers and manufacturers which supports them in turn. These are the kind of discounts that can easily pay for your subscription during the course of a year.

You can learn more about the Badger Den and see the current list of discounts here: Badger Den Information Page

You can purchase Badger Den access here: Kit Badger Shop

Memorial Day 2018

From America the Beautiful

O beautiful for heroes proved

In liberating strife.

Who more than self their country loved

And mercy more than life!

To those heroes who proved they loved country and mercy more than self and life – we say a resounding thank you. We are forever in your debt and you are not forgotten on this Memorial Day.

Make some time today, among the sales and cookouts, to remember those who gave their life in the service of this country.

A Cure for the Mondays – Clint Smith and His Goose

If you are dragging a bit on this Monday, take a look at the venerable Clint Smith and his gosling on the grounds of Thunder Ranch. If you can learn to love Monday’s like this goose loves Clint Smith, you’ll be better for it.

B.E. MEYERS & CO. BRINGS GLOBAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY SOLUTIONS TO SOFEX 2018

May 3, 2018 (Redmond, WA, USA) – B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. will be showcasing advanced global defense and security solutions at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) in Amman, Jordan on May 8-10, 2018. Attendees are invited to visit B.E. Meyers & Co. in the USA Security Defense Pavilion at booth #B627 where they will be exhibiting the MAWL-DA infrared and visible green weapon laser pointer/illuminator; the GLARE series of weapon mounted Hail/Warning/Illumination laser systems; the BOARS-M2 optics and accessories rail for the M2 platform; and the IZLID series of IR and SWIR laser pointers/illuminators for target marking and air-to-ground integration.

B.E. Meyers & Co.’s Director of Global Business Development Jamie Wilford, and Business Development Manager Chad Curtis will be present to answer questions and provide information on the company’s products. To schedule a meeting with Mr. Wilford or Mr. Curtis, please contact sales@bemeyers.com.

INNOVATIVE. MODULAR. MISSION SPECIFIC.

The B.E. Meyers & Co. MAWL-DA ® (Modular Advanced Weapon Laser – Direct Action) is an IR and visible green weapon laser for aiming and illumination. Understanding the shortcomings of common laser devices in use with both military and law enforcement, B.E. Meyers & Co. built the MAWL-DA with three ideal settings (Close Range, Mid Range, and Long Range) which allow for seamless transitions in any operational environment. Engineered with B.E. Meyers & Co.’s proprietary VCSEL technology, it offers significantly improved beam quality and clarity while maintaining efficiency. The MAWL-DA was designed from the ground up to meet the needs of the modern night fighter and is currently used by Special Operations Forces across the world.

INTELLIGENT. EFFECTIVE. EYE SAFE.

B.E. Meyers and Co.’s GLARE® series of weapon mounted lasers is the most advanced Ocular Interruption System available capable of providing effective Hail and Warning. Featuring B.E. Meyers & Co.’s patented SmartRangetechnology, the GLARE RECOL™, GLARE HELIOS™, and LA-22/U provide immediate and recognizable visual warning from 4m to 20km and beyond while maintaining eye safe power output on target.

LOW PROFILE. LIGHTWEIGHT. MODULAR.

The BOARS® -M2 is a low profile optics and accessories rail for the M2 platform. It offers quick-disconnect with true return-to-zero reattach for switching between day and night optics. The BOARS-M2’s minimal height over receiver allows for a lower end user defilade, while still featuring a pass through aperture for use with iron sights. 

EXTREME POWER. EXTREME DISTANCE. MAXIMUM VERSATILITY.

The IZLID® series of long range IR and SWIR laser pointers and illuminators have quickly become a sought after signaling and target marking commodity for handheld, weapon, and aircraft mounted applications. They have been to hell-and-back in conflict zones across the world, and stay operational and effective no matter how much abuse they take in the field.

 

B.E. MEYERS & CO., INC. – LEADING DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY INTO THE FUTURE

B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. is a family owned business that prides itself on serving the needs of the warfighter with passion, ingenuity, and innovation. They design, engineer, and manufacture optoelectronic and defense solutions for the U.S. and her allies, specifically for those who are forward in the fight, both today and into the future.

The company’s core capabilities include visible, IR, and SWIR laser systems for pointing, illuminating, and Hail and Warning. These technologies are integrated onto various platforms including: crew served weapons, individual weapons, and fixed/rotary wing aircraft.   Customers include all branches of the U.S. Military; Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies; foreign defense and security organizations; and defense contractors worldwide.

Established in 1974, B.E. Meyers & Co. is an ISO 9001:2008-certified manufacturer of optoelectronic devices. Its business offices, engineering, and manufacturing operations are located in Redmond, Washington, USA.

www.bemeyers.com.

Review: TacPack March 2018 Box

The March 2018 TacPack is the best box in several months. Let’s crack it open and take a peek.

Hopefully you are familiar with the concept of TacPack by now. If not, you can read the reviews of the previous TacPacks for some background on this subscription box.

ReadyMan Training Lock – This blew me away. This training lock is basically a padlock constructed from clear plastic, allowing you to actually see how you are manipulating the lock with your picks. These are excellent lock bypass training aids. I have used them on several occasions but never owned one. This is one of the coolest inclusions to date.

Readyman also included one of their survival cards which are fun if you don’t already have a stack. If you do already have a stack, they make great gifts.

Mission First Tactical MLOK Sling Mount – We all have M-LOK and we all have slings. We can all use this. This is a great inclusion with broad utility and appeal.

MFT also included a 20% off coupon for their website which is a nice touch.

8″ Super Splatter Targets – There are great little targets and I will put this pack to good use in training my oldest child how to shoot. This is the second time TacPack has included Super Splatter Targets and I am glad to see them again. They are made in the USA and they work.

AR-15 GunBlocker – The GunBlocker isn’t necessarily something I will use often (or ever) but I have seen similar devices that weren’t as good as this one. First, it is made in the USA which I like. Second, this locks your AR four different ways – obstructs the chamber, obstructs the magazine well, locks the receivers together, and blocks the action. If you don’t have the key, you would really have to work to get this thing out of the gun. If you do have the key, it comes out extremely quickly.

If you want to try TacPack, you can check them out at TacPack.com. TacPack hints that the April box will contain some gloves and their favorite knife sample to date along with some other items.

Disclosure: I receive TacPacks, free of charge, for review.

“Assault Rifles” – The Political Long Play to Cultivate a First Target for Gun Control

When you look at the statistics (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting) for gun violence, it becomes clear that gun violence with so called “assault rifles” represents only a small fraction of the crimes committed with firearms in this country every year. The vast majority of gun crimes are actually committed with handguns. This could and should lead a person to question why then, are gun control advocates fixated on assault rifles if their goal is safety from gun crime?

The answer is that AR-15s, AK-47s, and the like have been the victims of a successful, decades long campaign to create a boogie man… something the public can fear without actually understanding. To attempt to ban handguns would be political suicide when many households around the United States still keep them as tool of home defense. To ban assault rifles is far more acceptable in a culture where they been intentionally cultivated as the politically expedient, first target for gun control advocates.

“You don’t need an AR-15 to hunt.”

“They are designed to kill”

“Bullets fired from an assault rifle do more damage than bullets fired from a X.”

“No body needs X rounds.”

The statistics I mentioned above are commonly cited by those defending our rights to own firearms but many fail to realize that the statistics simply do not matter. Their goal can be accomplished without reason or data because the seeds of fear and ignorance sewn over the years by politicians and media serving the anti-gun, anti-freedom agenda come closer to harvest every day.

Make no mistake… What we are witnessing in the political arena is the result of decades of work toward the goal of incrementally banning firearms. This is the level of patience, coordination, and scheming that the enemies of freedom possess. They are unified in their cause and history tells us that they won’t stop at banning assault rifles.

Are you willing to engage in a decades long campaign of words and will to protect your rights? Are you willing to be just as intentional as the other side has been for years and years? This is no time to sit on the fence because you can bet assault rifles are only the start. There will come a day when the gun control advocates do start using the FBI Unified Crime Report to cultivate the next boogie man… after all, you don’t need a semi-auto handgun to hunt, do you?

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes

%d bloggers like this: