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One of the popular debates in the prepping community is the AR-15 vs AK-47 discussion. Both have their good points and bad points. It only took one thing for me to go with the AR over the AK, and that was my daughter. Over the course of several years I would take my children shooting. We Read More…

Glock 1911 and AR-15

We all know that special someone who believes that only "the best of the best" will do. They brag about having the "best" AR-15, or the "best" pocket knife, or the "best" optic... etc. Unless you agree with them and only buy what they approve, then you are buying junk. For some people there is no Read More…

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Trust me, there actually is another whole world out there beyond the AR-15 rifle and assorted semi-auto clones. Preppers and survivalists are typically AR crazed and that is entirely understandable. But, there are other options for very practical reasons beyond these magazine fed rifles. One of the Read More…

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It has been in vogue for several years for gun manufacturer’s to make special, limited edition production runs of certain firearm models. Ruger does this all the time with limited models sold through special exclusive outlets like Gallery of Guns, Lipsey’s and others. Accordingly these models Read More…

New Wood N' Stream Boots with 3M Thinsulate Platinum

Several years ago someone asked about my choice of footwear and why I never wore slip on shoes in public, such as crocs and flip-flops.  The answer was simple, “I want to be able to run if I need to.”  Even at home I rarely wear slip on shoes. The person looked at me with[.....]

Fig tree

If you were going to pick one type of fruit tree to plant at the bug out location, urban backyard, guerilla gardening… etc, what is the one type of fruit tree you would plant? For example, would you plant: Pear Pecan Mulberry Peach Apple Fig Orange or something else? A lot of the answers Read More…

Smith & Wesson with 1911

For those of us old enough to remember the 1980s, we know there has been a long time coordinated attack on gun owners and gun rights. For example, in the late-1980s CNN was running various anti-gun articles. In response, gun rights organizations attempted to get gun owners to buy CNN stock.  As Read More…

Speedloaders

There is a certain level of satisfaction of loading AR-15 magazines by hand. However, I would rather spend less time loading and more time shooting. How much time do speedloaders actually save? Some people say loading by hand is just as fast as speedloaders. Other people wonder if speedloaders Read More…