Weapons and Firearms

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.

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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Gun Safety and Function Checks

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***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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Leather Holsters: Good or Bad?

leather holster

A good holster is an essential piece of gear for the effective carry of a handgun. A holster will hold your pistol near your body safely and securely when it is not in your hands and keep it ready for a smooth and snag-free draw when needed. Your choice of …

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The Best Guns for Bugging Out

glock 19 gen 4 loaded chamber indicator

Bugging out is one contingency that most preppers prepare for but sincerely hope never happens. At least, the sane ones hope never happens. Making the call to bug out usually comes in response to a threat so severe or so pervasive that normal existence or even survival in the aftermath …

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Teaching Your Kids to Use Firearms

girl with a weapon

In some families, it is a rite of passage. In others, it is another skill to be learned on the road to adulthood. Still in others, it is a safety measure to prevent disaster. I am talking of course about teaching your children to handle and shoot firearms. A treasured …

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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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