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Defense

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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How to Reload Ammo Step by Step

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Disclaimer: neither the author nor www.thesurvivalistblog.net shall be held liable for the injuries and other side effects resulting from applying the advice in this article. This article is for information purposes only. Reloading ammunition is a great way to save money on rounds now, when resupply is possible. Learning or honing this valuable survival skill could likely save your life…

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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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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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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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Defense

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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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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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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Defense

Review of the North American Arms Mini-Revolvers

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In a perfect world, one where we always get our way, events do not conspire against us and our dreams unfurl before us like a plush rug, we will always be able to carry the gun we want for self-defense. We would never have to compromise. We would never have to part with our favored pistol. We would never be…

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Defense

Top 10 Places to Find Ammo Cans

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Ammo cans and prepping go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like cheese and crackers. Like, well, you see where I am going. There is hardly a shooter or prepper alive that does not have at least a couple of these sturdy, reliable green cans around, packed with ammunition or loaded magazines. Ammo cans are rugged, highly water resistant and…

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