We recently came across a dandy little gadget called the “Hand-Crank Emergency Tool,” that may be of interest to both “Prepper” and forward-thinking homeowner alike. We are referring to a rechargeable LED flashlight, AM/FM radio, siren-blinker and power bank all rolled into one—which was among Petron Corporation’s giveaways last Christmas. While most corporate giveaways are … Continue reading A Pinch of Prepper: Hand-Crank Emergency Tool
My two grandfathers, with their starkly contrasting personalities only had two things in common worth mentioning—that they both fought the Japanese occupation in World War 2 and that during which, they both carried the M1911A1 pistol. So, on the occasion of Araw ng Kagitingan (Bataan Day), let us take a look at a Philippine-made reincarnation … Continue reading Rock Island Armory GI Standard FS: Just like Grandpa’s M1911
By Miguel C. Gil The M1911 380 “Baby Rock” could very well be the most news-worthy thing to emerge from Armscor’s production line in a long time—most notably for the concealed carry segment. Marketed under the Rock Island Armory brand overseas, this familiar-looking piece is not even a true 1911, from a technical standpoint due … Continue reading M1911 A-380 Baby Rock: Armscor’s New yet Familiar Pocket Pistol
By Miguel C. Gil The very notion of a Glock pistol chambered for the lightning-fast .22 TCM cartridge is certainly sufficient to fire up the imagination of many gun enthusiasts. Today, thanks to a conversion kit offered by Arms Corporation of the Philippines (Armscor), anyone who owns a full-sized Glock can own this bragging piece! … Continue reading Armscor .22TCM 9R Conversion Kit for the Glock: A Phil-Austrian Marriage that Fits
By Miguel C. Gil Every prudent homeowner must stock up on certain items that could prove to be life-savers should social order and basic services be interrupted by a calamity—be it natural or man-made. We feel that the list below covers the basics, but naturally, YOU know best what ought to be in your pantry, … Continue reading Prepper 101: Goods every well-prepared home needs in case of a calamity
Arms Corporation of the Philippines (Armscor) is all set to launch a revitalized product line for 2015 any day now. The picture above should give HDJ readers a pretty good idea of what the country's biggest arms maker has in store for shooting enthusiasts. Not surprising is the fact that many of these products are … Continue reading Armscor’s Beefed-up 2015 Product Line!
Neither technology nor sheer firepower can replace “man’s best friend” in establishing our home’s security. Guard dogs are just as relevant in the 21st century as they undoubtedly were when men stopped being mere hunter-gatherers and started to settle in permanent dwellings many centuries ago! High-tech alarms and surveillance equipment definitely are worth the investment, … Continue reading The Guard Dog: A must in your home defense mix
Radio commentator 'Karancho' Miguel Gil interviews ProGUN secretary general Ticky Tabujara on the program KKK - 'Katapat sa Katarungan at Kaunlaran.' KKK, a public service program of 8 Trimedia Productions, airs weekdays 9:00AM -10:30AM on DWBL 1242AM.
Violent criminals may be trolling your Facebook account right now! Avoid being counted among those subjected to all sorts of villainy simply because they carelessly revealed too much about their private lives, their activities, their travels and even the value of their belongings, on-line. This holds especially true for people who are headed off to … Continue reading Don’t Post Vacation Plans on Social Networks
Evidence seems to be mounting that the country’s political leadership had a hand in delaying the deployment of reinforcements to the pinned-down Special Action Force (SAF) commandos until it was too late. Former Iloilo solon Augusto Boboy Syjuco points out inconsistencies in the accounts of Administration officials as well as key military and police officers … Continue reading OPLAN Exodus: The Blame Game