So, you’ve been watching the crime-filled news. You’ve probably heard stories from neighbors or friends about home break-ins. Maybe you’ve even been the victim of a home invasion. And you’ve finally decided to purchase a firearm. Great!
Becoming a proficient hunter and shooter certainly isn’t easy. It’s often a challenging proposition that involves many frustrating experiences. Most of my own abilities have developed throughout five decades of squeezing the trigger in various shooting and hunting venues around the world.
In any realistic effort to be prepared to the fullest extent to provide for the well-being of oneself and loved ones, you have to consider the carrying of concealed weapons. In contemplating going armed, the responsible individual is confronted by a concern about encountering the police and the potential consequences.
AR-15, AKM, AK-47. What is it about the mere mention of these weapons that strikes terror into the heart of the average anti-gunner? So much so that these guns are rapidly becoming legendary as symbols of fear — a fear which is becoming stronger and more irrational each day.
Everybody knows what full-automatic fire is, but how many of us know what it’s like? Military veterans will remember the experience they had during Basic Training, where they may have had a brief orientation and fired off several short bursts on full-auto.
In light of the historically unprecedented attack on our rights and freedoms to own and use guns by the predominantly socialist-controlled mass media today, it’s vital that all of us be well versed in the rules of firearms safety.
Body armor is perhaps the most significant tactical gear because it can save lives. Getting the right size is vital because it ensures total protection. However, deciding the size that would be just perfect for you is easier said than done.
As a prepper, you know that stocking up on supplies and training your mind and body are important aspects of survival. You may already have a good collection of non-perishable foods, ammunition, medication, fuel, and water, but have you considered body armor?
Knowing which gun to buy can be challenging, especially if you are a beginner in the world of firearms. If that is your current predicament, then we are here to help! In this article, we will give you some tips to guide you through buying your first gun.
The sun has just come up and is shining on the door of your retreat. The morning is bright and clear, as you and your family walk outside to start the day’s chores. Suddenly a gunshot rings out. Someone screams. A sniper is firing at your camp. Your first thought is: “What will I do?”
Many preppers keep some sort of arsenal stocked as a deterrent and safety investment. But putting that firepower to use responsibly means knowing how to use it. That means you need to practice your marksmanship skills.
When “S” hits the fan, the element of concealment may become a prepper’s greatest safety net. In times of disaster and civil unrest, commodities and daily necessities become incredibly valuable. Having a suppressor for your firearm will help you keep a low profile. Because of this, the well-equipped prepper may have to face threats never faced before.
A few weeks ago, we wrote about how to build an unregistered survival rifle using hand tools. The rifle we theoretically built was a good ole’ AR-15 sporting a 16” barrel and chambered in 5.56/.223, arguably the two most common rifle rounds ever sold in America.