Ice and the Outdoor Range

As the north east experiences single digit temperatures there are those of us that continue to go to the range during these below freezing temperatures. While we think about everything from heat packs, insulated hearing protection, cold weather lubrication for our firearms, and of course that hand protection that has the trigger finger cut open…

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What is a Soft Target

A “soft target” is “a person or thing that is relatively unprotected or vulnerable, especially to military or terrorist attack.” People may not realize that they are in a soft target area. Esteban Santiago, the man accused of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at the airport in this South Florida city three…

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Dehydration At The Gun Range

As people like myself who enjoy the sport of shooting we all know the basic safety rules such as always wear eye and ear protection. So we pack up our range bags with our eye and ear protection, some cleaning supplies, we even manage to remember sun screen as most out door shooting clubs offer…

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Healthcare workers are at an increased risk for workplace violence

  Healthcare workers are at an increased risk for workplace violence. From 2002 to 2013, incidents of serious workplace violence (those requiring days off for the injured worker to recuperate) were four times more common in healthcare than in private industry on average. In 2013, the broad “healthcare and social assistance” sector had 7.8 cases…

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Products for Law Enforcement now available at Magnum

We are excited to be the exclusive distributor for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine of the Vector Patrol Shield! Vector Shields are defensive shields protecting our Law Enforcement while they serve and protect. Our shields maintain safety for officers and the public within the 21 foot critical distance. Check out Veteran Officer Bill Nott…

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Using the Right Ammunition For Your Gun

Using the correct ammunition may seem like a no brainer. But recently while I was at the range (not teaching for a change) I notice a guy having trouble with his firearm. So I asked if he needed any help and he replied “I bought a bad batch of ammunition”.  Seeing that the box was…

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Hospital Shooting Heart Surgeon Slain

As the world changes around us and it seems that no workplace is immune to the violence of todays world. We at  Magnum Anti-Ballistic Systems will continue to develop Safety Products to meet the needs of any environment. We have created the Magnum Medical Vest. This vest offers the user the same protection as a standard police…

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Banning Firearms does this stop the criminal?

While some would have us believe that creating new laws will somehow have an effect on the criminal element should create a question in every ones mind. Why would a person intent on committing a crime have the thought process to stop because a new law was passed. If we are ever going to solve…

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Body armor in the workplace. Is now the time?

There was a time when someone talked about body armor the police and military came to mind since they were the only ones that had the need for Body Armor in their work environment. In today’s world workplace violence has escalated from a couple of disgruntled employees getting into a shoving match and yelling at…

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Pepper Spray and the Heat

As the warmer weather arrives I wanted to remind all you Pepper Spray users about the risk of keeping your Pepper Spray in a vehicle during the summer months.  When the temperature exceeds  90 degrees fahrenheit the pressure may exceed the maximum tolerances so as not to cause permanent injury to the person that is…

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