Weapons

On Defensive Weapons

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The handgun may well be one of mankind’s greatest inventions, at least in my opinion anyway.  There is a reason I say this. It is because for self defense man has risen from rocks and pointy sticks, to complex machinery made from steel, and other man-made materials. Man made or …

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Zip Guns – Improvised Arms and Ammunition Part 5

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The Liberator In WWII the United States created a cheaply made, single shot, .45 ACP hand gun called the Liberator. At a cost of about $2 per gun, one million of them were manufactured by the head light division of General Motors in just under three months. The guns were …

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Ladies Step up to the Firearm Market

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Women are coming in at a sizable slice of the shooting culture. Guns don’t discriminate, and shooting is a great equalizer in the playing field. I had always searched for smaller frames on guns to accommodate a lack of choice for women over the years. I have favored Smith and …

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The Governor vs. the Judge

photo credits: adapted from Ben Branam on Flickr.com Which came first, the Governor or the Judge? Well, in regards to those two particular guns, the Taurus Judge actually came out before the higher priced, big brand name Smith and Wesson jumped on the bandwagon with their version known as the …

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The Best Handgun For Preppers

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I was given the idea for the topic of “best hand gun”. My first question was, “best hand gun for what”? The best hand gun for self-defense? The best hand gun for hunting? The best hand gun for your Bug Out Bag? The best overall hand gun I pondered over …

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Sourcing Lead and Alternative Bullet Material

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If part of your prepping plans involve firearms, then part of your prepping plans must also include ammunition for your firearms. Like many firearms enthusiasts, you may plan to reload your own ammo. If this is the case then you must have stockpiles of powder, casings, primers, and projectiles. How …

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Striking Weapons: The Tomahawk and War Hammer

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These are two of my favorite things. I love blades, swords, knives, axes, hatchets, and tomahawks. I also love striking weapons like maces, war hammers, clubs, and the morning star (like the one pictured below), just anything medieval weapon really. These are the most common names we know them by, …

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