A squib load, also known as squib rounds or just a squib, is when there is insufficient force behind a bullet to exit a barrel. This type of malfunction can happen for many reasons such as fouling in the barrel, loading with too light of a charge, i.e. low powder load, or an improperly seated projectile. The most common causes are due to improper primer ignition or lack of … [Read more...] about Squib Loads: What Are They?
While shopping around for guns, you've probably encountered the term "bull barrel." Perhaps you don't know what a bull barrel is (or does), which might explain why you're here, but you recognize the phrase as an 'upgraded' barrel due to the higher price compared to traditional barrels. By the end of this post, you'll: Understand what a bull barrel is;Know why some … [Read more...] about What Is A Bull Barrel?
What is Force on Force Training? Force on force training is scenario-based training that induces the fear and stress of a life-threatening situation using role players and real firearms that fire non-lethal ammunition. Range Time Alone is Not Enough For most citizens firearms training consists of target shooting on a flat range. While range time is critical to learn … [Read more...] about Force On Force Training: As Real As It Gets
Plate carriers can come between you and a hail of gunfire. That's why we brought in Navy SEAL Mark Cochiolo to share his vast knowledge of tactical gear. By the end of this article, you'll know what plate carriers are, why we use them, and best practices when using them. What Are Plate Carriers? Plate carriers are load-bearing vests that carry various tactical gear and … [Read more...] about Plate Carriers with Navy SEAL Mark “Coch” Cochiolo
[toc] Editor's Note: The review was conducted and written by a friend of Tactical Hyve--an active duty Spec Ops member whose identity cannot be revealed. I’ve been carrying guns for personal and professional use for my entire adult life. My overt duty carry has predominantly been at the three o’clock position. Over the years, it did vary in some regards to exactly … [Read more...] about Tier One Concealed Axis Slim Holster Review
Two Navy SEALs, an Army Ranger, two professional firearms instructors, and a tactical enthusiast talk about highly debated topics in the firearms industry. It's been an amazing eight months at Tactical Hyve, and we're looking forward to more in 2020. To wrap up the year, we've created a special video for you with Tactical Hyve founder, Myles, and Subject Matter … [Read more...] about Tactical Hyve 2019 Wrap-Up
As America's favorite shooting platform, the AR has numerous custom setups and variations. Just like its owner, every AR is different and is customized to serve a variety of purposes. One of the most common reasons one decides to own an AR is for protection for themselves and their families. If you're interested in what some of America's tactical experts carry for home … [Read more...] about 10 Tactical Experts Share Their Go-To AR Setups For All Things Defensive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_2Gw7CWXEs&t=432s One of the most important aspects of owning and using a firearm is the draw. We’ve all seen the cowboys in movies draw at high-noon in the middle of the town to settle their disagreements. Watching them go at it is without a doubt the most suspenseful part of the film. As you can probably guess, the most important … [Read more...] about Retired Navy SEAL Demonstrates How to Draw a Handgun from a Holster