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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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Survival

Vehicular Terrorism: What you Need to Know

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Terrorism is nothing new the world over, and terror tactics change and evolve as targeted nations or groups adapt and better defend against their techniques and procedures. One of their current and most successful stratagems is utilizing vehicles, often large trucks, to target densely packed group of pedestrians and mow them down. All terror attacks are horrifying, but the use…

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Guns

The AR-15 Rifle

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The AR-15 is by far America’s rifle of choice, the current and future king of the 5.56mm’s. Now a mature design since its inception back in the 1950’s, the AR is showing absolutely no signs of fading away or slowing down. There have been many contenders to the throne, and some more recent rifle families may have it topped in…

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Prepping

Levels of Preparedness

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When it comes to preparation, you will hardly find any two practitioners who are on the same level of readiness, or heck, even agree on what a given level looks like. Differences in methodology, values, perception and other things can mean that ready-ready looks very, very different to any given individuals. One person’s Doomsday may be another’s pleasure cruise. Skill-building…

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Survival

What’s the Best Survival Handgun?

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There is no better way to start a fight on the internet than by declaring something the best at something. This truth is so prevalent it might as well be a law of nature. One can’t-lose topic among preppers is the subject of guns, specifically guns for long term survival. Survival means many things to many different preppers, and so…

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Opinion, Survival

Surviving the Hard Times in Life

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If you are reading this article, and are on this site, you are probably more than awake to the fact that life can throw some pretty nasty curveballs your way. Sometimes it seems random, bad luck, and other times you’d swear that God had it in for you personally. That’s why we are all here, and all do what we…

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Guns

Beyond Dry Fire: The SIRT Pistol

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Practicing for proficiency with a handgun takes more than just live fire at the range. Even then, live fire practice is logistically challenging for some and also expensive thanks to ever climbing ammo costs. Smart shooters will fill the gap and get good reps in with dry fire, but dry fire does not provide complete feedback for the shooter. Don’t…

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Survival

Flood Survival 101

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Water is the most persistent, consistent and pervasive killer in nature the world over. That is kinda funny when you think about it because it is also an incredibly precious life giving resource. So precious that the absence of water will kill just as readily as too much of it, but it is too much water, a flood, that is…

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