Tom Marlowe

Tom Marlowe
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.

5 Areas to Hit with Your Tactical Pen

tactical pens

You might laugh at the idea of a pen being anything more than a weapon of utter desperation, but if you were on the receiving end of several inches of hardened metal being driven into your sternum you’d probably change your tune. Tactical pens have been popular products for years …

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10 Early Warning Signs of Disasters and Emergencies

storm approaching

You won’t always have ample warning when a disaster or emergency strikes. Some arrive with all the subtlety and suddenness of a bomb. Heck, the emergency may be a bomb. But for every don’t-blink disaster that may happen there is one that will furnish some kind of warning if you …

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How to Prep Every Day and Like It!

happy farmer

Prepping is not everyone’s cup of tea. Or instant coffee flavored with powdered milk, because half the world has ended, but you get my meaning! If you don’t take toward personal preparedness and immersing yourself into an, admittedly, pretty scary subject matter at times then living a prepping lifestyle can …

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Keeping Guns Out of Reach of Children

child with water gun

If you are a gun owner, safely storing your guns is an ethical mandate and also good practice for protecting them. It does not matter if you are currently carrying and using one or not: your guns are always your responsibility no matter where they might be. If you have …

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How to Load Your Phone with Survival Info

phone ebooks

There is something of a simmering debate among those who move in survival-centric circles on the topic of smart phones and how they fit into one’s preps. You’ll hear plenty from both camps, from those who are pro-phone and those who are decidedly no-phone. Some folks, often the Old Guard, …

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Gun Safety and Function Checks

ruger gp 100

***DISCLAIMER: This article is not to be treated as gunsmith advice. The author is not a gunsmith. Neither this website, its principals, owners, operators, contractors or employees, or the author of this article, claim any criminal or civil liability resulting from injury, death or legal action resulting from the use …

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How Long Can You Survive When Bugging Out?

man hiking

One of the tenets of prepping is the mandate to be ready to bug out: we plan our bug-out routes, choose bug-out locations and load our bug-out bags with all the things we think we will need to survive while we are out and about and hopefully very far away …

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