Charles Yor

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Charles Yor is an advocate of low-profile preparation, readiness as a virtue and avoiding trouble before it starts. He has enjoyed a long career in personal security implementation throughout the lower 48 of the United States.

The Importance of Equipment Checks

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Prepping is a commitment to a wholly new level of procedure, schedule and periodic activity. There are always things to do, skills to learn and topics to investigate. If you are a prepper, if never ends, and if it does, you aren’t really a prepper. To stay still, to remain …

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The 8 Most Effective Places to Punch Someone

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Leather Holsters: Good or Bad?

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A good holster is an essential piece of gear for the effective carry of a handgun. A holster will hold your pistol near your body safely and securely when it is not in your hands and keep it ready for a smooth and snag-free draw when needed. Your choice of …

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EDC Items for Travelers

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I will venture that it is no guess that most of our readers here on Survival Sullivan are familiar with the term “EDC”. For those few who are not, EDC means simply Every Day Carry shorthand for all of the items that one chooses to bring with them on their …

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The Best Guns for Bugging Out

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Bugging out is one contingency that most preppers prepare for but sincerely hope never happens. At least, the sane ones hope never happens. Making the call to bug out usually comes in response to a threat so severe or so pervasive that normal existence or even survival in the aftermath …

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Getting Past a Gun Range Rut

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Chances are as a prepper you know that your self-defense skills have to be on point if you are going to fend of attackers, even multiple attackers. Most of you either carry a firearm or keep one handy at home for repelling unwanted visitors so you know how important regular …

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Are Revolvers Still Relevant for Self Defense?

smith and wesson revolvers

Handguns play an essential part in the overall self-defense plans of many Americans. Whether as just a gun for in-home protection or a full-time concealed carry gun as part of a culture of preparedness and readiness, the handgun is in many ways the quintessential firearm of personal protection for civilians. …

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10 of the Best Ways to Upgrade Your BOB

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Any bug-out bag is just a starting point. No matter how nice the bag, or how cleverly you have it packed to the brim with your survival kit and accoutrement, you can improve on it in some essential way. Maybe you can make it more comfortable, durable, waterproof, or something …

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Firearms Shopping for Women – The Ultimate Guide

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The purchase of a new gun for female buyers can be a harrowing experience, but not for the reasons you might be thinking. It has nothing to do with outdated and downright incorrect assumptions about a woman’s ability to handle a firearm, her intelligence, or anything else like that. What …

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