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Pepper Spray: The Other Concealed Carry

I just took my Ruger LC9S, safely tucked into it’s pocket holster, out of my jacket pocket and placed it in it’s daytime home, my office desk drawer. I work in an office that is entirely pro-carry… to the point… Continue Reading

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PrepperGuns 101: Seven Tips On How To Keep Your Guns Rust Free

Rust is he enemy of all-things firearm. Protecting your valuable firearms from the insdeous clutches of rust is a thankless but necessary part of prepping.  Rust is also something that can attack your guns without you even noticing it until… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: How To Set Your Prepping Ammo Budget & Inventory

Some time back Salty wrote a post about the minimum amount of ammunition to have on hand.  This has also been a perennial favorite topic on various prepper forums.  There are also YouTube videos on the subject.  The figures tossed… Continue Reading

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PrepperGuns101: When Purchasing A Gun, Make Easy Field Stripping A Priority

Guns come with all kinds of bells and whistles these days, but one thing holds true for me. Quick, easy field stripping for cleaning is, as it has always been, one of my top demands of a firearm I am… Continue Reading

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Six Things Preppers Often Don’t Do Enough

There are things we, as preppers, need to do more of, or do a better job of. You know it, we know it, but that doesn’t mean it gets done.  Spice and I talked about it in our weekly podcast,… Continue Reading

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PrepperGuns 101: Guns for Smaller People

The man charged straight at me. He was huge, nearly three hundred pounds and over six and a half feet of nothing but muscle and violent intent, and he was unbelievably fast. I backpedaled rapidly but coolly as I shot… Continue Reading

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PrepperGuns 101: So, What’s Up With All The Different Sizes & Types Of Bullets & Shells?

If you are new to firearms, you are probably wondering “so what’s up with all the bullet sizes & all those codes?” Never fear, we’ve got a few simple answers for you to get you started. Over the last 150… Continue Reading

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PrepperGuns 101: Safety First, Safety Always

Before we go too far into this PrepperGuns 101 series, I want talk about something critically important to everybody, firearms safety. First, let’s just start with the four laws of firearms safety. RULE I: All guns are always loaded RULE… Continue Reading

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Four Reasons Why Bolt & Lever Action .22’s Are A Better Survival Choice

Ask any group of preppers what the number 1 prepper survival long gun on the planet is, and doubtless some version or other of the ubiquitous Ruger 10/22 semi-auto rifle will be at or near the top of the list. … Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: You Can Prepare Anywhere!

You Can Prepare Anywhere By now you may have realized there is a prepper myth that I just don’t agree with.  The idea is that urban centers, and perhaps other locales, are simply impossible to survive in if SHTF.  I… Continue Reading

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How Much Ammo? 8 Recommendations For Prepper Ammo Storage Supply

My name is Salty, and I am an ammohaulic. I admit it. I have more ammo in storage than I will ever shoot in my lifetime.  I’m good with that. My wife, Spice? Not so much. I’m going to be honest here, preppers… Continue Reading

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My Take On 5 Guns To Own When Ammo Is Scarce

Let’s say that for whatever reason, the ammo supply has dried up. We’ve seen it happen several times in recent years for various reasons and it’s likely to happen again one of these days. What are the five guns I… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: Building An AR-10 Clone

Lots of folks have built AR-15s and the YouTube library is full of videos on how to do it.  (Okay, “assemble” for the purists.)  I wanted to build an AR-10, so I could fend off bears, which looked like pretty… Continue Reading

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Gun sales are down, but so are prices… NOW is the time to buy!

The oldest axiom on how to make money on Wall Street is to “buy low, sell high”. It should come as a surprise to nobody that gun sales are off following the 2016 elections. We don’t talk politics, even a… Continue Reading

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Avoid This One Critical Mistake I Made When Buying Ammo As A Prep

Here’s a lesson from the School of Hard Knocks. Sometimes buying ammo is a mistake… or at least buying the particular ammo that you put in your shopping cart is.  I’ve made a lot of prepping mistakes over the years,… Continue Reading