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.

How to Buy Your First Gun

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So, you’ve done it. You have made the decision to become a gun owner. Huzzah! That’s great. No doubt you have a few questions or even a little anxiety over how the whole process works. You might not even have any idea what kind of gun you want to buy, …

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The Best Budget Guns Money Can Buy

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Guns are important tools for preppers, since they serve as a portable and effective means of personal security, one with range, and also can help put food on the table during long-term grid-down crises. As it turns out and I know this is no surprise at all to some, guns …

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5 Obstacles to Prepping Destroyed

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No matter what trashy daytime and evening television would have you believe, prepping is not easy. That is mostly because the vast majority of preppers (this readership included) are not independently wealthy retired eccentrics. Face it: the most precious thing we have, the thing we are going through all of …

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Top 3 Quiet Guns for SHTF

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Plenty of preppers spend plenty of brain cells coming up with the perfect plan for how guns will fit into their SHTF procedures, but most don’t stop to consider the consequences of actually using those guns. If you were dealing with a long- or indefinite term survival situation with little …

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The Top Five .22 Pistols

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If you could only have one pistol to cover most eventualities in a survival role, what would it be? What is one gun that can do almost anything you need a handgun to do, do it efficiently, and is one that almost anyone can handle? Imagine no more, we have …

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7 Gun Suggestions for People Who Don’t Like Firearms

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Believe it or not, some folks just don’t like guns. Let me be more specific: there exist pro-gun, pro-2nd Amendment people who don’t like guns. Say what? Talk about oxymoron, right? You’d better believe it, though, these folks are out there, and they might be your relatives, friends and in …

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What’s in My EDC and Go-Bag?

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I and other authors talk about EDC procedures, tips and gear plenty here on Survival Sullivan. Keeping with the idea that you are your own first responder, smartly chosen EDC gear forms your first line of equipment to help you beat back disaster or deal with an emergency. Sure, there …

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Intermediate Force and Conflict Avoidance

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Look around the gun sphere next time you are out and about on the internet. When you watch all the cool videos of various drills and training evolutions, does anything strike you as strange? When discussing a “what would you do?” scenario with friends or colleagues, does it seem like …

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10 Preps Your Should Not Cheap Out On

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Prepping entails a significant amount of physical and material preparation, and with the latter making ready entails significant expense. Most of us are not made of money, and even for those of us who are financially secure, there is always good cause to spend thriftily and steward your resources. Unfortunately …

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10 Crucial Urban Preps for City Dwellers

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While a majority of the most basic material preps will cover you no matter what kind of disaster you are facing and where, certain situations and locales will require additional or completely different approaches. There are few places where this will become more readily apparent than the concrete jungles of …

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