Weapons

Whether you’re interested in firearms or in alternative survival weapons, there’s a HUGE number of choices out there. We tell you which ones are worth picking, plus how to use them.

 

Never take security lightly, when survival is at stake, people could quickly turn into savages.

 

Check out our selection of articles below.

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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The Importance of Close Range Handgun Skills

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Without question the single most glaring lack of development for civilian gun carriers, or if not the worst than easily number two, is a profound and complete lack of extreme close-quarters skill when on the defensive against an attacker who is trying to hurt or kill them. The idea that …

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Carrying Shotgun Shells for Efficient Loading

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Shotguns are popular and effective weapons for solving close range conflicts with gory efficiency. It is this tremendous efficacy at close range that leads to plenty of shooters choosing them over handguns and carbines for their home defense or general readiness long gun. This is interesting because, as I and …

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Holsters: Leather versus Kydex

A quality holster is critical piece of equipment for carrying and using a pistol safely and effectively. A good holster will securely hold the pistol and support it in such a way that its user can easily acquire their shooting grip for a fast, clean draw. Moreover, the holster itself, …

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The 10 Best Pistol Weapon Mounted Lights

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Light is an essential commodity in most defensive shootings. Regrettably, it is also one that is likely to be in short supply or absent when we need it; the majority of stateside shootings occur in times or areas of low light. That means the savvy defender will need to provide …

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Face Off: Mossberg 590 vs. Remington 870

Mossberg 500 vs Remington 870

Two titans of American firearm manufacturing, Mossberg and Remington, producers of two of the prolific, rugged and reliable shotguns that the world has ever seen. They are of course Mossberg’s 500 and 590 families and Remington’s 870. Between them, these two shotguns have been cranked out in numbers totaling tens …

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How Many Magazines are Enough?

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For preppers that rely on guns for defense and game-getting purposes, magazines are second only to ammo in importance when stocking must-have supplies to keep ‘em firing (at least for guns that use detachable magazines). It is not uncommon to see preppers have dozens, even hundreds of magazines stashed ready …

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Best of the Best Red Dot Sights

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Red dot sights are one of the single biggest performance upgrades a shooter can install on a firearm. Their combination of acquisition speed and dead-simple sight picture make them virtually unbeatable by other sighting systems at close to medium range. Among modern models, their ruggedness and long battery life make …

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