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Guns

Clever Places to Hide Your Guns

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Securing your guns from unauthorized users is an integral component of ownership. A gun will serve hero or criminal, expert or fool alike with no prejudice. If an unauthorized user should find your gun, like a child, tragedy will be following shortly behind. If a criminal finds your gun while ransacking your home or car in the midst of a…

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Guns

On Defensive Handgun Ammo

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Guns are tools utilized for defense in the U.S. many thousands of times, both by police and citizenry. Guns are ubiquitous and omnipresent in most states of the Union, and guns are constant companions or bedside defensive tools for people from sea to sea. But for all their common use and ownership, most gun owners know very, very little about…

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Gear

A Quest for the Perfect Get Home Bag

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Most regular readers of this and other preparedness-oriented blogs will be plenty familiar with the acronym BOB, or Bug-Out Bag. Other classes of packed kit you have no doubt heard of are Go-Bag and INCH Bag (I’m Never Coming Home). One you may not have heard of or conceptualized is a Get-Home Bag, and that’s the topic of this article.…

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Survival

How to Prep for and Survive a Hurricane

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Of all the disasters and perennial crises that you might prepare for, one of the most common and consistently most destructive are hurricanes. As consistent as the seasons, and having a season of their own, you can expect these colossal storms to wreak havoc, death and destruction along every coastal area in the United States and much of the world,…

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Guns

The 5 Best Shotguns for Home Defense and SHTF

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Shotguns are commonly utilized as home defense firearms and are further regularly chosen for indefinite term SHTF guns. Their versatility and all around utility make them attractive for the latter role and their decisive effectiveness against soft targets makes them highly attractive for the former. What’s more, everyone has a shotgun, or has a relative who does. Plenty of folks…

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Guns

Overview of the .45-70 Henry All Weather and Cartridge

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What if I told you there existed today a rifle cartridge that has been around for nearly 150 years, one so large that its brass peals like a bell when it strikes the ground, one that launches massive, heavy bullets over great distances and is more than capable of harvesting any land animal on earth. A cartridge that, against all…

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Guns

Firearms Training for Survival and Self-Defense

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Prepping is a lifestyle choice, one chosen and practiced in order to be ready for crises great and small. Life is a harsh teacher in that it so often gives the test first before it gives the lesson. By making the decision to understand, anticipate and plan to counter these tests, you increase your chances of surviving a bad day.…

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Survival

Martial Law – Everything You Need to Know

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Martial law. The concept itself is vaguely ominous. A declaration of martial law is usually taken as an obvious sign that things have gone from bad to worse in the wake of a disaster, or it may be viewed as a disaster all on its own. The popular depiction in media is checkpoints manned not by uniformed cops but by…

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Survival

How to Use Lethal Force Responsibly

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If you have made the choice to utilize a gun for self-defense, you have likely at least thought over the ethics and consequences of using it in defense of your life, or someone else’s. Guns inflict serious and life-altering wounds, wounds that are often fatal. If you or another innocent are attacked with lethal force, it is inarguably ethical to…

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Survival

15 Must-Have Tools for Any Hunting Expedition

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Hunting is a grand tradition, valuable skill, and treasured pastime. Many people all across the world enjoy and are enthralled by their time afield in pursuit of game. Hunting is a way to reconnect with our more primordial nature and sincerely participate in the remorseless beauty of the natural order. Aside from mere enjoyment and excitement, knowing how to hunt…

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