What's one thing almost all of us are guaranteed to have for our prepping gear? This won't come as much of a shock to you: guns. Of course, we all similar resources, as we're all humans and have the same needs, but gear is usually where you come across lots of variation. And yet, we still all end up using some good ol' guns. Maybe some of us use more of them than others or use a variety of different kinds. Or perhaps we rely on them heavier than others, but in the end, I have no doubts close to all of us own a gun or two and intend to use it … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Gunsmithing and Maintenance
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If there's one type of gear or item that comes to mind when you think "SHTF", it's most likely weapons, or more specifically, guns. Weaponry is always important for helping you in self-defense and boosting your strength, and that only becomes more useful if SHTF. Currently, there's already enough threats to our safety. But if we find ourselves in a SHTF situation, that only increases tenfold. You don't really know what to expect in terms of threats once SHTF. And that's why weapons are so important to us, and a staple of survival gear. We … [Read more...] about (Video) How to Get a Lot of Tools That’ll Protect a Person, All on a Budget!
There are many situations through life where self defense skills come in handy. In fact, you never know when it could even mean life or death. Right now, if there ever arises a situation like that, it'd most likely be some kind of crime being committed, like an assault or mugging. However, it become even more deadly once SHTF. Right now, the chances and severity of that scenario aren't too high. But if SHTF, things get a lot worse. You'll encounter many more dangerous people who are better skilled, or just full on masses of people. When … [Read more...] about A Guide to the Art of Throwing THESE Useful Survival Tools
There are many tools we use and rely on for survival. With so many options to choose from, it's tough to pinpoint which is the best or most useful. However, it can somewhat be gauged by a number of extra uses it has or its amount of multi-usefulness. And there are few survival tools out there as multi-use as the classic survival knife. Despite being much smaller and arguably weaker than many of their fellow survival tools, they make up for it by having many more uses, unlike most other tools which usually have only one or two uses. When … [Read more...] about Odd But Genius Extra Uses for a Common Survival Tool That Most People Never Think Of!
Your home is probably the safest place you can be. It's a layout you know like the back of your hand, with all of your own rules and beliefs. It's your judgment free, harm free sanctuary. Not to mention it's probably one of the best places to hide out in bad situations. However, no place is invincible, and certainly not your home. While it's most definitely safer, it's nowhere near 100% safe. You never know when you receive an unwanted guest, whether it's a robber, an attacker, or some kind of rioter. There are tons of people out there who … [Read more...] about Why Pump Shotguns Are So Useful for Home Defense and How to Decide if They’re an Ideal Survival Weapon
When it comes to making our survival kits and packing what we need, there are always some items we instantly think to get, things like survival knives and guns. We know they're useful, so we instantly jump to getting those first. However, there are plenty of other tools out there that are extremely underrated. Tools that we rarely think to have, but when we do, we know we've made the right decision. And what is one of those tools? The reliable survival axe. Sure, they may not seem useful, but they're great for chopping and breaking … [Read more...] about How to Select the Perfect Axe That Won’t Let a Person Down During That Pivotal Survival Moment
Self-defense and combat knowledge have always been a very big part of life. Centuries ago, we learned how to fight and defend ourselves with the weaponry and martial arts, and as technology progressed, self-defense simply followed. It's useful for stopping various criminal acts, like robberies, muggings, or assaults, as well as simply if you're one who tends to get into fights often. Everyday life has lots of usage for self-defense. However, if you find yourself in a SHTF situation, that becomes even more valuable. Unfortunately, it'll be … [Read more...] about (Video) How Tons of Preppers Are Getting All the Guns They Need for a Disaster on a Budget. It’s a Lot Easier Than Many Realize!
When SHTF rolls around, it's not going to be pretty. And you can bet that whatever situation happens, it'll have its fair share of hostile people. While I hope things would go smoothly for you, you never know if you'll cross one of them. So, what if you do run into someone like that? Well, that's when self-defense comes into play. And these people are most likely going to be armed with some kind of weapon, so your normal fists won't do. You know what they say, "fight fire with fire". Getting weapons for yourself is mandatory when SHTF, … [Read more...] about (Video) This Man Explains Why Revolvers Are a Great Weapon Choice When a Disaster Hits
Out in the wild, we're a little more inadequate for survival than other animals. We've got no claws, wings, or gills to help us out in any situation. However, we've got smarts. And with those smarts we realize the need for tools and gear, to help us out and boost our survival skill and ability further than we can get naturally. Any survivalist without a tool or two is one that's going to have a lot harder time trying to survive in the wild. While we can use just any tool, we want to use the best kind possible. And one of the very best, in many … [Read more...] about (Video) 10+ of the Best Survival & Bushcraft Knives For Surviving Outdoors
If you enter a SHTF situation, you'd better be prepared for the worst. And by worst, I mean chaos and danger everywhere. When the economy and government is collapsing, you know for a fact that nothing's going to be easy. I don't want to give anyone a heart attack just thinking about SHTF, but we've got to be ready. Especially because in all the anarchy, there's bound to be threats and competition for resources. And when that's the case, it's only a matter of time before you're going to have to defend yourself. And to not make yourself an easy … [Read more...] about Here’s 5 of the Absolute Best Handgun Loads Anyone Can Use For Self-Defense