Weapons

Review of the Mossberg 500

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A pump action shotgun is one of the most reliable and versatile weapons ever made. The Mossberg 500 series may well be the best pump shotgun that you can buy. Some may argue that boast, but in my experience, I stand by that statement. My last Mossberg model 500 is …

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Review of the Ruger 10/22 .22 LR

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Ahhh, the iconic .22 rifle. For most gun guys, the first gun we ever got was a .22 rifle. I remember when I was about nine years old and my father gave me a Stevens Crackshot .22. Well, I thought that was about the coolest thing ever when I was …

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Budget Guns vs. Cheap Guns

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In your quest for preparedness and survival in case of SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, undoubtedly one of the most important pieces of equipment you should have in your goody bag o’ buggin’ (AKA BOB AKA bug out bag) is a firearm. Realistically, this is a piece of equipment you should have …

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Zeroing a Scope for Long and Short Distance Shots

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Well as sure as I am that I’m writing this, I’m sure a lot of people will disagree with me, but this is how I have always zeroed my scopes and it works for me. Although I’m not a professionally trained “scope zero-er” I can still consistently hit plate sized …

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Black Powder Making for the Survivalist

Stockpiling guns and ammunition for “a rainy day” is something that a lot of people do. Tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition are nice to have tucked away, but let’s be realistic. If you really were to get into some s##t, whether it’s defending your land and homestead from …

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Gun Silencers 101

Okay, first and foremost, let’s get this straight. They are suppressors, not “silencers”. They suppress the sound of the weapon being fired. They do NOT silence it (except for in Hollywood movies). Although, technically, the guy that invented them called them silencers, so I guess either/or. A good, quality suppressor …

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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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How to Carry Your Personal Defense Handgun

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I absolutely refuse to sit here and tell you that there is any one specific best way to carry your EDC weapon. I may prefer a certain method of carry that one person may like but another may hate. It all comes down to personal preference and what is comfortable …

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