User request: 2-point v. 1-point slings

I think a lot of people confuse the purpose of 2 or 1 point slings and think that they can be used in exchange for the other. In my mind slings break down into two types. Weapons retention and weapons carriage. A weapon retention sling will never be able to fulfill a weapon carriage slings…

2 year anniversary

Tactical Inferno is now 2 years old!  The first year the site was live, I didn’t really create a lot of content. However, this year I was able to set time aside to create more content and it was very rewarding. As the end of the fiscal year draws near, naturally I’ve posted less. Fiscal…

Review: Mystery Ranch ASAP + OV mods

I began to desire a small mission bag after conducting combat operations in a particular manner that required much lower profiles than what the USGI bags offered. It was something I fully intended on custom ordering from one of the shops I frequent. Until recently the ASAP was one of the only bags that fit…

User Request: Manual V. Assisted

This topic concerns specifically two ZT knives, The 700 and 630SKD. A denizen requested for me to comment on these knives so I figured I would make it into a post instead of a lengthy missive sent through email. There are some pretty huge difference, but overall their pretty similar simply because they carry the…

COMSEC SPOT Report: Teslacrypt is dead

As of late May 2016, TeslaCrypt, a manufacturer of ransomware, shut down their command and control network and released the master decryption key for TeslaCrypt versions 3.0 & 4.0. Victims of the ransomware are even being directed to a splash screen containing the master decryption key instead of instructions on how to pay the ransom…