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Top 5 Shotguns for Home Defense (Under $400) - In most movies with climactic home defense scenes, the hero usually carries a semi-auto pistol or a Dirty Harry style .44 Mag revolver. There are two reasons for this: 1.) Hollywood movie producers know next to nothing about guns. 2.) These shootout scenes wouldn’t last nearly as long if the hero was armed with a […]
How to Make a DIY Hidden Book Compartment: Step-by-Step - Cutting a secret compartment into an old hard cover is a method old as time… You might say it’s the oldest trick in the book. However, let me ask you this: If a burglar were to break into your home while you’re away, do you think your bookcase would be the first place they’d look? […]
Top 5 Air Rifles for Survival [PICS] - Countless pages have been written on the topic of “best guns to have in a survival scenario.” We’ve certainly written our share… But let’s consider something heretical for a moment. What if the best gun to have in a SHTF scenario ISN’T a firearm at all? What if it’s a pellet gun? It seems downright sacrilegious to most […]
How to Build a Hidden Wall Safe for $3 [PICS] - When it comes to storing valuables, the trusty old reinforced metal safe is the obvious choice — obvious to you and obvious to burglars. If you’ve ever watch one of the many “safe-cracking” videos on YouTube, then you know just how difficult opening a safe ISN’T for a career criminal with the right tools. That’s […]
50 Items to Hoard Checklist - When a crisis is brewing, making a well thought out list of supplies is no easy task… …purchasing them may be virtually impossible. As panic spreads, super market shelves will be stripped bare in a matter of hours, as throngs of more and more desperate people buy up ANYTHING and EVERYTHING that they feel may […]
Long Range Shooting 101: Top 5 Rifles and Calibers for Survivalists - The art of shooting long distances engages a different set of skills and techniques than tactical, cowboy-action, or skeet shooting. Some may say long distance shooting is golf, whereas tactical shooting is basketball. Repetition, attention to detail, and the proper equipment can make an enormous difference when it comes to long distance accuracy. And, of […]
Can You Spot the Hidden Snipers? [GALLERY] - Photo credit: Simon Menner Can you find the sniper in this photo? Many of us, particularly survivalists, hunters, veterans and even former snipers, like to believe they have a knack for knowing what a trained sniper might be thinking as he selects a shooting location. Well, here is your chance to prove that you can think […]
15 Surprising “TSA-Friendly” Preparedness Items - Since the creation of the TSA, packing your bags and heading to the airport has become a continuing source of confusion and anxiety for the American traveler. What’s allowed? What’s banned? Do I have anything in my backpack that could land me in a TSA interrogation room for the next 10 hours? This has made […]
10 Ways to Hide Weapons and More! - You have a nice cache of weapons and you have gathered some other essential prepper supplies. Now how can you protect them and safely store them at the same time? It is a good idea to invest in some secret stash options that will enable you to keep your weapons and other essentials close by […]
7 Highly Effective Self-Defense Weapons That Don’t Go BANG - When it comes to self-defense, there’s a reason that the police, secret service, military police and FBI all carry sidearms. Firearms are the overwhelming favorite among security professionals as well they should be. Unfortunately, civilians aren’t always offered the same access to self-defense tools that government officials are given. Even with the Second Amendment enshrined […]