Taking Care of Your Guns

If you have added a cache of guns to your emergency supplies, you realize they are expensive tools that don’t just hold monetary value. They are truly priceless. The weapons could be what saves your life after a collapse in more than one way... read more...

Building Your Cache of Survival Guns

Almost every person who is prepping for some kind of apocalypse is stockpiling food, water and lots of other basic supplies. Along with their supplies, they are stashing away guns and ammunition that will help them protect those supplies. People are... read more...

5 Tips to Care for Your Survival Knife

A knife in a survival situation is pretty darn important. Without a knife, you are going to struggle more than you would if you had one. Knives are versatile tools and do more than just cut your meat or cut open your package of food. You need a... read more...

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make a gun from a clothespin

How to Make a Gun from a Clothespin

We have all seen the shows with the hero of the day manufacturing some crazy contraption that saves the world. It is complete ingenuity and a whole lot of creativity that is used to think of ways to use the materials at hand to create the one tool... read more...

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Hunting to Live, Living to Hunt

After a major disaster or some other calamity that cuts off the food supply chain, you are going to have to find a way to put food on the table. You won’t be able to run to the grocery store, load up your cart with enough groceries to feed... read more...

weapons when guns are not an option

10 Weapons when Guns Are Not an Option

The weapon of choice for self defense and hunting tends to be a gun for many preppers. It is quick, easy and effective. Even a child can use a gun to help defend the family home and members from an intruder. Even with poor aim, a quick correction is... read more...

melee weapons

Melee Weapons – Are They Worth It?

Let me start this by saying I’m a big gun fan. I’ve been shooting for years, go to the range regularly, carry every day and have even built my own AR-15. As far as I’m concerned, firearms are the weapon of choice when I have to defend home and... read more...

AR-15 ghost gun

Building an AR-15 “Ghost Gun”

Regardless of one’s political stance, eventually you run up against the reality that weapons, specifically guns, are a very real part of survival. If you’re out in the wilderness, trying to live off the land, you’ll need guns to hunt. That is... read more...

bow as a survival weapon

The Bow as a Survival Weapon

One of the survival subjects that seem to keep cropping up, over and over again, is that of alternate weapons. More than anything, this is discussed as an issue for self-defense; but even that is a pretty broad area. There are a lot of different... read more...

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The Survival Battery

When you read the word ‘battery,’ the first thing that comes to mind is likely those small power cells that are used to power various electronic and mechanical equipment. But the word ‘battery’ can also be used to describe a stockpile of guns for... read more...

How to Clean Your Gun

How to Clean Your Gun

A key element to ensuring that your firearms function properly is to clean them after each shooting session. Each time you fire your gun, some grime and sediment will be left in the action and the barrel. Cleaning your gun to get this grime and... read more...

Build a Bow and Arrow

How to Build a Bow and Arrow

The bow and arrow is a very versatile, mid to long range weapon that continues to be relevant today just as much as it was thousands of years ago. In fact, there is evidence that the traditional bow and arrow was used as long as ten thousand years... read more...