Charles Yor

Charles Yor
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.

Getting Past a Gun Range Rut

folks at shooting range

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

weighing a bug out bag

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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How to Buy Your First Gun

guns

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

Mossberg 500 vs Remington 870

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

atv in the woods

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

Ruger .22 45 Lite

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

GP 100

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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