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Rhode Island Red Chicken

A few days ago there were some feathers near the chicken house. From past experience it was obvious what had happened. The feathers were in a line starting around 40 feet from outside the fence and going back towards the chicken yard. This is usually what happens when a dog chases a chicken. Read More…

FN FAL

This is an older video, but one of my favorites about the FN / FAL. The FAL is a little known rifle to American shooters. It dates back to the 1950s when the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was looking to adopt a standardized rifle. This was long before the M 16 and the 5.56mm round were Read More…

Figs

Preppers, what fruit trees are you planting?  The trees could be planted at your urban home, farm or bug out location. For the sake of discussion, let’s define a bug out location as a cabin or a remote place on private property where resources can be collected. What benefits do fruit trees Read More…

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Of this I am guilty and likely you are, too. An awful lot of us preppers don’t practice enough of what we preach. And no, this is not an article about how to clean a gun barrel. Instead, it’s about how to make gun barrels dirty — and that is done by shooting them. I’m[.....]

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Momentum continues to grow in the world of long range rifle shooting. For many, this is played out at shooting ranges where solo shooters bang away at steel gongs out to 500 yards and beyond just for the sport of it. Then there are highly-organized long range shooting competitions in which Read More…

Land navigation skills

Awhile back I came across the Youtube channel of flatbrokeoutside. He has some great videos about hiking, safety, gear... just all kinds of stuff. In one video he discusses a topic that I feel is of great importance, and that is basic map and compass skills. With a smart phone, everyone is an Read More…

Heckler & Koch's Striker Fired VP9SK

Heckler & Koch has introduced the VP9SK, which is a new subcompact striker-fired handgun . This new handgun from H&K will make its first appearance at the 2017 NRA Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia. The VP9SK offers ambidextrous magazine and slide release controls and accepts 10 – 15 Read More…

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Despite being quite old, the scout rifle concept originally developed by Jeff Cooper is still hot. Ruger’s versions are reportedly selling well and now Savage Arms has joined in with its own Model 11 Scout Rifle offering. Like all Savage rifles, the already-frequently-backordered Model 11 Scout Read More…

Super soaker

How did society reach a point where a squirt gun was found in a young ladies car, and she was expelled for a year? The "political correctness" against weapons has reached lunacy levels. From the NRA-ILA website - “F” Stands for Fail: School Jeopardizes Student’s Future for Possession of Read More…