April 29

General Mattis’ Reading List For Leaders

Secretary of Defense, Gen. James Mattis is not only one of the most respected service members of all time, but he is arguably one of the most intelligent as well. His personal library has over 6,000 books that includes everything from Roman philosophy to the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. […]


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April 25

The Best Steel Targets

What Makes A Good Steel Target Shooting steel targets is one of the best training implements that you can put into your shooting regimen and can help you improve your rifle or pistol shooting. Seeing the reactionary targets drop or hearing the ping of the steel can be exhilarating. If […]


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April 19

IDPA Rules

The following are the 2018 rules from IDPA.  The original rules can be found here.  These rules are for reference only.  We suggest going to the IDPA website to receive the most up to date rules and regulations. THE FOUNDING CONCEPTS OF IDPA Founded in 1996, the International Defensive Pistol […]


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April 18

Best Binoculars of 2018 [Buyer’s Guide]

We put together a list of some of our top rated binoculars for your ease of use.  Because there are hundreds of options of binoculars on the market it’s easy to purchase a pair that offers too much or too little quality.  While the US military spends thousands of dollars […]


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April 17

Free Printable Shooting Targets

Our Free Printable Shooting Targets are easily downloadable and can be printed on standard 8.5 x 11″ paper.  Each target features elements of our larger targets that are also available on our website. 1. The Kill Zone Target This 8.5 x 11″ free downloadable target features the head of our […]


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April 14

How To Check for Vital Signs | What Vital Signs Mean

How To Check for Vital Signs | What Vital Signs Mean What are Vital Signs? The human body is magnificently designed. Just like a high-performance race car, a trained individual can tell you what’s wrong with someone based on a standard diagnostics test just like the local technician at the […]


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April 12

The RE Factor Tactical Kill Card Challenge

The RE Factor Challenge is designed to test your pistol shooting capabilities.  The drill will test your speed, accuracy, trigger manipulations and reload times. Anyone who is able to meet the drill standard will receive the RE Factor Tactical Challenge patch.  This patch is not available for purchase and is […]


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March 30

ReadyMan: Everything You Need to Know about Bugging-Out

Get the Free Bug-Out Bag Builder Everything You Need to Know about Bugging-Out Picture yourself sitting in your home, relaxing on your couch, and an alert pops up on your phone calling for an immediate evacuation. Some natural disaster (wildfire, hurricane, tornado, etc.) is impending your location and a state […]


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March 26

How to use a VS-17 Panel

What is a VS-17 Panel? The VS-17 Panel is a high vis panel used by the US military to be properly identified by adjacent units and overhead flying aircraft.  VS-17 Panels come in a number of sizes and configurations, however, in general, they come with two high vis colors and […]


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March 23

Everything you need to know about USPSA

IPSC vs. USPSA vs. IDPA Basically, IPSC, USPSA, and IDPA are generally the same things in that they are all dynamic competitive shooting sports.  However, each one tends to have its own unique quality. USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) This is the largest pistol association within the United States […]


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March 23

Trump Signs $700 Billion Spending Bill For The Military

  This morning President Trump signed a $1.3 Trillion dollar spending bill with $700 Billion dollars being allocated to the military and $591 Billion going to domestic agencies. If you are a government/military individual there is no better time than now to start prepping to spend these funds.  These funds […]


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March 19

The Best Shooting Targets

What’s the Best Shooting Target? The simple answer is one that makes you better. The exploding tactical market nowadays is flooded with professional shooters with impressive resumes who serve as trainers. Many of us don’t have the time (or in some cases, the cash), so we must improvise based on […]


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March 16

Become a Better Shot With a Pistol

By Brandon Wright Dead Man’s Hand shooting deck of cards, not just for live fire….. I’ve been using the Dead Man’s hand shooting deck of cards at the range for the past year. It gives me 52 different drills that are easy to setup and takes no brain power on […]


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March 16

Fast Pistol Shooting Techniques | By Guest Brandon Wright

Log that Sh*t…… By: Brandon Wright Want to know how to get the next level in shooting?? Wondering how the pro’s get to the top?? Here is the answer: they shoot thousands of rounds a month and sometimes a week. Oh, you can’t afford that? Life gets in the way?? […]


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March 15

Jedburgh Cover Shirt V2.0 | The Best Concealed Carry Shirt

RE Factor Tactical and Tactical Distributors are proud to announce the release of the Jedburgh Cover Shirt 2.0 We released a Beta-version of this shirt in mid-2017 and were looking to make the perfect concealed carry specific shirt. We released the beta version for a fraction of the cost and […]


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