Nick Oetken

Nick Oetken
Nick Oetken is a prepper, outdoor enthusiast but, most of all, he is our in-house firearms expert. Look out for his articles on guns to find out which ones you need for your survival.

Building a Complete Armory for Less Than $1,500

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updated by Reaper 01/02/2018 Say that you want to build a complete survival armory of guns, but you only have $1,500 to spend.  Is it really possible to purchase all of the guns you need at decent quality for that amount of money? The answer is “definitely”.  In fact, it’s …

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Top 5 Best Military Surplus Rifles For Those on a Budget

For both the prepper on a budget and the firearms collector, military surplus rifles offer quite the appealing option for a new gun. For those on a budget, old surplus guns tend to be inexpensive, reliable, and built to military standards (even though most are several decades old, they were …

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Top 5 Best Shotguns For SHTF

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updated by Reaper 11/29/2017 If you could only have one gun in your SHTF arsenal, what would it be? A pistol? A hunting rifle? An automatic rifle? A muzzleloader? Many would say that the most important gun to have in your arsenal is a shotgun, either in 12 gauge or …

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Top 5 Semi-Auto Rifles For SHTF

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updated by Reaper 01/08/2018 Search for any online article that talks about which firearms you need to have in your SHTF survival armory, and almost all of them will note you need to include a military-style, semi-automatic rifle that has a large magazine capacity and can send a lot of …

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How to Build a Complete Survival Armory for Less Than $500

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updated by Reaper 01/02/2018 Any wise prepper knows that security is one of the biggest priorities regarding disaster preparedness and that having a basic armory of guns for survival is necessary for that security plan. That being said, prepping is not cheap, and guns are certainly no exception. If you’re …

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Top 5 Best Revolvers for SHTF

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update by Reaper 01/08/2017 While some people may consider the revolver to be outdated, no one can deny that they’re still popular. Simple, powerful, and reliable, there are many who continue to prefer revolvers over semi-automatics. Even in the 21st Century, revolvers still have their place, and there’s nothing wrong …

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The Top 5 Most Important Guns in a SHTF Armory

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updated by Reaper 12/04/2017 There are many potential ways that disaster could strike: economic collapse, natural disaster, EMP attack, terrorist attack, and so on. Regardless of the specific disaster that comes your way, what’s important is that you be appropriately armed to handle any security threats that could result from …

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Top 5 Best Calibers For SHTF

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updated by Reaper 12/04/2017 A gun is only as good as the rounds it fires, and those rounds are of paramount importance when defending your loves ones from disasters.  Choosing the actual makes and models of your SHTF guns is only half the part of choosing; the other half is …

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How to Prepare for and Survive a Nuclear Fallout

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A nuclear blast is any massive explosion from a nuclear device or weapon that results in intense heat and blinding light, followed by prevalent radioactivity across the ground, water, and air for miles. Such a blast will devastate anything and everything within its general vicinity. The radiation will leave the …

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Herbal Remedies for Common Pains

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If you’ve been relying on over-the-counter medications to treat your pain for some time now, you may believe that you’re out of luck if you’re in a survival situation with seemingly no way to treat your pain. In reality, nature provides dozens if not hundreds of perfectly natural remedies for …

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