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.

How Long Does a Fire Steel Last?

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Fire steels are time-tested and effective fire starting implements for backpacking, hiking and emergency preparation. Weighing next to nothing and taking up very little room in a pack, almost every prepper has one or two as part of their kit. With one good scratch from the striker a fire steel …

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Social and Physical Distancing Done Right

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Social distancing (or, to be more accurate, physical distancing) is the phrase on the lips of every newscaster, every CDC bigwig and most of the citizens in America and around the world right now. This is in response to the Great Viral Pandemic of 2020. Social distancing is simply an …

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8 Ways to Survive at Home Isolation

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Isolation at home is not fun for some people. Why you are trapped in your home is another matter entirely. Maybe you are facing an ongoing threat from an epidemic or pandemic, or maybe you just had the rotten luck to be placed under house arrest for some reason, maybe …

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Oregon Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

Oregon is a state of stark contrast. On one side, you can own any kind of knife you want, and there are no outright restrictions on blade length. On the other side, there are intricate, lengthy and widely scattered laws covering everything from when, where and how you can carry …

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PTSD – How to Survive It

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PTSD is a common mental ailment that affects people from all walks of life who undergo life-changing, traumatic stress typically resulting from incidental or sustained negative experiences. You often hear PTSD brought up in a negative context when referring to someone, oftentimes a military veteran, has been changed or otherwise …

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How to Survive a City on Lockdown [+ PDF Checklist]

The event has occurred and anxiety has reached a fever pitch. Pretty soon the call goes out: Shelter in place, clear the streets, no exceptions! Your town or city is officially under lockdown, with citizens confined to their homes and all non-essential services and businesses, and even some essential ones, …

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Florida Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

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Florida: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, dwellings, land, vehicles.Crime Class: Misdemeanor/Felony (if armed while trespassing)Fencing Required? No, but trespassing across fencing may elevate penalty.Signage Required? Yes, for certain classes of land to gain protection of law.Verbal Notice Required? No. Florida Trespassing Law Overview Florida has fairly comprehensive …

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How to Survive World War III

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A common theoretical survival scenario that is regrettably one of the most plausible is that of World War III. The Next Big One. Be it in the form of a society-shattering Civil War or a global conflict with several major superpowers fully involved along with dozens of smaller participants, anyone …

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4 Homemade DIY Gas Mask Projects

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With rioting, civil unrest and subsequent government crackdowns becoming more and more frequent all around the country we are naturally seeing the deployment of more chemical agents designed to bust up rioting and hopefully get people to go home and stay there. Tear gas, pepper spray and other agents are …

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