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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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Opinion

Why You Should Stop Watching The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead has been one of the biggest smash-hit shows of the last decade. Based on the comics of the same name, The Walking Dead quickly amassed fans way back when it premiered on October 31st of 2010 for its gut-wrenching gore, motley cast of characters and incredibly bleak setting. All elements that made the comic popular and infamous…

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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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Survival

Here’s Why Bikes Are Great Bug Out Vehicles

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Obviously if you have to travel any kind of distance in a bug out situation, a car or truck would be the ideal bug out vehicle. But realistically there may come a time when taking a vehicle to bug out just isn’t feasible or doesn’t work out. In those circumstances, here’s why bikes are great bug out vehicles. Flexible Routing…

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Prepping

What a Minuteman Is and Why You Need to Be One

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The word “minuteman” often conjures images of a Revolutionary War-era militia member, funny shoes, floppy tricorne hat and a big ol’ musket or rifle and all. Some folks even think minuteman is just a synonym for a member of the militia. The truth is actually a little different, and what they minutemen were and how they trained can actually teach…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did to Prep This Week – Week 34 – Mar 3rd – Mar 9th 2019

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Hello Pack. I am hoping spring is finally going to show up. This constant on and off snow and rain and ever fluctuating temperatures is beyond frustrating – and also perfect cold weather. Days on the calendar keep ticking away toward spring, but warm weather and gardening season seem to still be quite elusive. I have seeds that are thriving…

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Prepping

How to Rebuild, Repair, and Repurpose Post-SHTF

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  We live in a world of creature comforts and conveniences that many of us take for granted. Many of us are so comfortable in our day to day routine we don’t even realize how dependent we are on those comforts and conveniences. But when SHTF, the world as we know it will quickly become unpredictable. Many of those comforts…

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