Tom Marlowe

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Tom Marlowe practically grew up with a gun in his hand, and has held all kinds of jobs in the gun industry: range safety, sales, instruction and consulting, Tom has the experience to help civilian shooters figure out what will work best for them.

The Best Knives for Preppers

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Ask any number of preppers, outdoorsmen and other tough, gritty self-sufficient people to name one, and only one tool that they could bring with them if they were being dropped into an unknown survival situation for an unknown length of time and I’ll bet by bottom dollar that most if …

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Surviving a Wild Boar Attack

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A rapidly growing problem in America is the geometrically increasing population of wild boars, themselves an invasive species, and also wild boar hybrids resulting from mating with formerly domestic feral pigs. Colloquially called hogs, boars or razorbacks, these tusked nuisances are now running wild across much of the U.S. and …

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7 Guns You Should Never Get

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What I am about to say may “shock” you: not all guns are created equal. I know, I know. It is painful, hard to stomach, for sure. But it is true. Of all the myriad guns out on the market made by all the dozens and dozens of manufacturers, some …

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Top 10 Weapons You Can Improvise

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Most of us will spend a lot of time dissecting the minutiae of what weapons we should carry for self-defense and SHTF prep. We’ll research for hours and hours what calibers are best and what gun are most reliable. We’ll pour over knife grinds, designs and blade steels. We will …

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18 Critical Items to Keep in Your BOB

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Debates carry on endlessly about what one should or should not keep in a BOB. Preppers furnish meticulously detailed and designed lists of their BOBs’ contents only for other to tear it apart for some real or imagined inconsistency or incompatibility with their environment or intended mode of egress. This …

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Survival. Go It Alone or In a Group?

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A common, fun theoretical question that you’ll hear pop up among preppers, shooters, outdoorsmen, and other red-blood types is, “who do you want with you after, or during the apocalypse?” Time-honored crowd favorites include various fictional characters, a squad of elite military badasses, or an army of killer robots. Or …

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