Firearms

Pistol vs Revolver: Which is the Better Bug Out Gun?

Ever since the semi-automatic pistol was invented, there has been a considerable degree of controversy over whether these guns or revolvers are better. Each of these handguns has advantages and disadvantages.

Cold Hands Effects on Shooting

Cold Hands Effects on Shooting

Hello folks, we have been to the high desert in Northern Utah to do a bit of shooting today. So like all stories there is a good side and a bad side to this, first the good – we were shooting; now the bad – slow moving fingers and shaky hands. While my fingers were thawing, […]

Review of the MagSim Loaded Magazine Simulator

Review of the MagSim Loaded Magazine Simulator

For us preparedness-minded people there are a lot of things we’re expected to acquire. Top on the list are necessities like food, water and energy needs; medical supplies and equipment; fuel and energy reserves; hunting, communication, and survival gear as well as many other things. However, the acquisition of tangible “stuff” is not the only thing […]

The Humble Bow: The Ultimate SHTF Weapon?

The Humble Bow: The Ultimate SHTF Weapon?

If you were in a SHTF situation, which one would you rather have – a bow or a firearm? Before you gun nuts (me included) start saying there is no contest, I thought I’d use this article to maybe not so much change your mind but to expand your understanding of the capabilities and advantages of […]

Product Review: The SIRT Training Pistol

Product Review: The SIRT Training Pistol

If you could shoot thousands of rounds from the comfort of your home for practically no cost and at the same time be coached in proper trigger control, would this intrigue you?

There’s so much demand for ammunition right now from both the civilian sector as well as government that not only the cost of ammunition has risen but it’s made it difficult to find quantities in stock.

Because of the prices and difficulty in finding ammunition, many preppers, law-enforcement agencies, and civilians are seeking for cheaper and alternative ways to supplement their firearms training.

Ruger 10/22 Takedown: The Ultimate Survival Rifle?

Ruger 10/22 Takedown: The Ultimate Survival Rifle?

If you read my article a while back on the Ruger 10/22 then you know how much I like it as a great all-around survival rifle. However, the biggest issue with it fitting the “ultimate” survival rifle designation is due to its shortcoming that it can’t be broken down like the AR-7 or Marlin Papoose.

How to LEGALLY Avoid Gun Confiscation

How to LEGALLY Avoid Gun Confiscation

With the shootings in Aurora and Sandy Hook, gun control has been on the radar for much of 2012 and 2013 — and it’s not looking like it will stop anytime soon in 2014.

Professional Firearms Training on a Budget

Professional Firearms Training on a Budget

One of the common issues I hear when recommending various shooting schools is the expense. Not only is the cost of the school alone prohibitive, but when you add in the cost of travel, lodging, and ammunition, it more than breaks the common-man’s budget.

Glow Ammo

Glow Ammo

For you reloaders out there, a company called Hallam Inc. has come out with a new twist on the tracer round: a non-pyrotechnic, safe for the range, tracer “sticker” called Glow Ammo. The actual Glow Ammo “sticker” is a plastic-like disc that is applied to the bottom of a bullet before it is loaded into the […]

Learn Precision Shooting: In the Comfort of Your Home

Learn Precision Shooting: In the Comfort of Your Home

For those of you who want to up your defensive handgun skills or are interested in improving your scores in IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) or IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association) competitions but don’t have the money for ammunition and range fees there are other options. The founders of BAM Airsoft who are both competitive ranked […]