Weapons

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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Improvised Arms and Ammunition, Part 2

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You can read part 1 here. If the time should ever come (hopefully a very long time from now), that society collapses and you are left to your own devices to survive, you may have to do things that you wouldn’t ordinarily even consider a viable option. Making do with …

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Improvised Arms and Ammunition, Part 1

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Currently, in many parts of the world if you need something, pretty much anything you can think of, you can just go to the store and get it or order it online. This includes one of my favorite things: guns and ammunition. Okay, well technically that’s two of my favorite …

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Gun Cleaning Tips for Proper Care and Storage

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Proper care and maintenance of your firearms will ensure they are ready to go when you need them. Whether its deer hunting in the cold, target shooting for fun with your friends, or, God forbid, your defense weapon in a dark parking lot (or even worse, your living room), a …

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