The Legend of #NotTheBangBus Unveiled!

Once upon a time, in the quirky world of SOB Tactical, a hilarious saga unfolded, forever etching the hashtag #notthebangbus into the annals of internet lore. Picture this: It’s a crisp January day, and our fearless leader, John McPhee, decides to embark on a quest to find the elusive ghostwriter for his upcoming book series. Armed with determination and a … Read More


  So, I want to tell you about this time I saved the DoorDash guy. I ordered DoorDash, and the guy got stuck, in Lake Waco. But let me back up. First off, after class, I was with my friend Ken at his house. They had never ordered DoorDash – didn’t even think they can get it to their home … Read More

Concealed Carry Mastery: Beyond the Basics

Last week on the Blog we briefly touched base on Tips for Staying Safe and Confident while concealed carry. Join me as we break these tips down even further.   Choosing the Right Firearm: Selecting the perfect concealed carry firearm is a critical decision that can significantly impact your safety and comfort. To ensure you make the right choice, consider … Read More

Mastering Concealed Carry: Tips for Staying Safe and Confident

In this week’s blog post, we’re diving deep into the world of concealed carry, a critical aspect of personal defense and responsible gun ownership. At SOB Tactical, we’re dedicated to helping you stay safe and confident in all situations. Whether you’re new to concealed carry or looking to refine your skills, we’ve got you covered. Let’s explore some essential tips … Read More

One Man CQB: Can It Be Done? John McPhee’s Insights

When it comes to close-quarters battle (CQB), many envision a well-coordinated team moving in unison, efficiently clearing rooms and handling high-pressure situations. But what happens when you’re not part of that perfectly synchronized stack? Is it possible to execute CQB as a solo operator? The short answer is yes, and we’re here to shed light on the possibilities. In a … Read More

The SOB Puncher Blade: Your Ultimate Backup in High-Stress Situations

When it comes to personal safety, having the right tools at your disposal can make all the difference in life-threatening situations. The SOB P-Tool, designed by John ‘Shrek’ McPhee, is a purpose-built defensive tool that draws from McPhee’s extensive operational experience in non-permissive environments. In this review, we’ll dive into the features and advantages of the SOB P-Tool, formerly known … Read More

Reliable Body Armor Recommendations From The SOB

In these turbulent times, we understand that many of you are concerned about personal safety and the safety of your loved ones. With the recent conflict erupting in Israel, we have received a surge in emails from individuals seeking guidance on selecting reliable body armor for themselves and their families. We believe that the information we’ve gathered may be valuable … Read More

How to Save Money and Train at Home

In today’s fast-paced world, convenience and accessibility are key when it comes to training, and firearms training is no exception. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting your journey, the ability to train effectively and affordably from the comfort of your own home can make all the difference. In this blog post, we introduce you to SOB TV, the … Read More


I sought out SOB Tactical not because I was bad at shooting. But because I thought I could become a little more efficient. The idea that I could be fixed in 3 shots seemed like a gimmick. Hell…I’ve taken how many golf lessons and I still suck at golf. Video diagnostics? Bro…if I don’t swing the golf club the exact … Read More

My Red Truck

CIRCA 2001 My Dearest Red Toyota Truck, As I sit down to write this letter, my heart overflows with emotions for you, my cherished companion. Words fail to capture the depth of my love and gratitude for the countless memories we’ve shared. I want to sincerely apologize for any mishaps or neglect you may have endured on our journey. You … Read More