Surviving a Tsunami: Your Guide to Readiness

tsunami hitting the shore

Tsunamis are unpredictable, and fantastically powerful aquatic disasters. A series of enormous waves blast ashore sweeping away everything and everyone in their path for hundreds of meters. You can be half a mile from the ocean and still be overtaken, drowned and killed by tsunami waters. Even staying away from the ocean won’t keep you … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Bugging Out

woman walking in the woods

Even if you are a complete newbie to prepping in general you have doubtlessly already heard the term BOB, meaning “bug-out bag”, referenced countless times in various articles, books and discussions on the matter. The bug-out bag is the backpack you’ll carry containing all of your supplies you’ll need for the bug out itself that … Read more

Review of the Kel-Tec PF9 and P11

Kel-Tec is a well-known American manufacturer of innovative firearms, starting from humble beginnings with a few handgun offerings to now producing a wild, wide and interesting assortment of rifles, shotguns and handguns. Love them or hate them you have to appreciate how hard they work to optimize their various designs for specific purposes in a … Read more

Can You Charge a Car Battery Indoors?

Anytime your vehicle’s battery goes dead it will require recharging before you can get back on the road. Sometimes this can be done safely outside, or even with the battery still in the vehicle. Other times, due to inclement weather or the risk of the charger and battery being stolen you might need to bring … Read more

Review of the Palmetto State Armory AR-15

There is no question that the AR-15 is America’s most popular rifle, and is the current and likely future champion when it comes to fast handling, accurate and reliable intermediate caliber rifles. The meteoric rise and exponential growth of the AR-15 as a market unto itself in the firearms business has led to dozens upon … Read more

So, How Far Can a Slingshot Shoot?

shooting a slingshot

The slingshot is an ancient weapon, and one that still sees plenty of use today for hunting, target practice, and even insurgent operations. Shockingly powerful and nearly silent in use, it is easy to see the benefits of this primitive but useful weapon. Any prepper worth their salt should consider himself wise and add a … Read more

Digging Your Own Well the Right Way

making well deeper

Water is the second most essential element required for human survival, placing second only to air. You can die in minutes without oxygen, and in just a couple of days without any water. Every human being alive instinctively understands and craves water on a deeply primordial level, and rural folks more than most understand how … Read more

Big Iron: 10 Tactical Double-Stack 45s

We are definitely living in an interesting era when it comes to firearms. While you might argue there has not been much in the way of legitimate, real-deal innovation, there has been an almost unbelievable amount of refinement and improvement going on over the past decade. Factory guns are more reliable, more accurate and more … Read more