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Body Armor Primer for Preppers

With the world becoming more violent by the day, body armor has become a vital part of the Survival kit of every prepper. There is a growing necessity for being able to stay safe in the unlikeliest of scenarios, including mass shootings, unexpected riots or terrorist bombings.  Being adequately prepared for urgent situation, where, the […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Disaster Planning

How to Stay Safe During Civil Unrest

Living in our modern world feels a lot like sitting on top of a powder keg while holding a match. We’re all holding our collective breath, waiting for the other shoe to drop and wondering which fuse will be the one that sets off an explosion of civil unrest.  It could be anything — from […]

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The ShotBlock: Innovative Firearms Safety

Although the ShotBlock isn’t available for purchase yet, it is something to keep an eye on if you’re interested in increasing your firearms safety. When inserted, the firearm cannot be loaded and shot, and includes a visible indicator that the firearm is secure. Apparently, it will be compatible with .380, 9mm, .40, and 5.56/.223 chambers…

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How to Prevent Theft After Disaster: 9 Steps, Including Guard Dogs

Preppers have a bad reputation in sheeple’s eyes for getting ready for things that might never happen, like a nuclear war or the zombie apocalypse. But being prepared for an apocalypse-level disaster — and everything in between — is never a bad thing. Even if the world doesn’t end, having that level of preparation means […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Skills / Knowledge

Nighttime Handgun Self-Defense: 4 Problems and Solutions

You know what I’ve never done? I’ve never attempted to shoot a firearm in the dark or even very low-light conditions. I’ve always taken my guns to a range during the daytime, though, I have shot elsewhere (such as on a friend’s land) some time ago, again, during the day. The other night, however, I […]

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Blink XT Home Security Camera System Review

I’ve been wanting to buy security cameras for years, but I always put it off because I figured the good ones cost too much, I probably had to run wires somehow, and we rent so I didn’t want to install anything permanent. That’s what I thought until I decided to really look into wireless cameras. […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Equipment / Supplies Skills / Knowledge

Are Throwing Knives Useful for Survival?

The short answer: not even close! But we had fun throwing them. You see, a few months ago my younger son convinced me to buy a set of these Smith & Wesson 8″ Stainless Steel Throwing Knives which, after reading various reviews of these and other knife sets, seemed to be one of the better […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Skills / Knowledge

Tactical Driving Techniques for SHTF

I haven’t really thought much about tactical driving techniques for SHTF scenarios, but I found the advice in the following video interesting enough to watch it all as I could imagine possibly needing to know these techniques at some point. In the video a pro driver demonstrates how to perform several different maneuvers, including J-turns […]

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The Ultimate Packable Survival Gun?

And here I thought the Henry AR-7 was compact! Clearly, the Chiappa Little Badger is even more so weighing in at a mere 2.9 pounds and, when folded, only 17″ long. If you’re looking for a solid, yet inexpensive, single-shot rifle for any number of reasons, the Little Badger may be just what you’re looking […]

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Defense / Security / Safety DIY Projects Skills / Knowledge

Winter Boot Hack (to avoid slips and falls on ice)

Winter is coming and that means icy roadways and driveways, both of which could wind you up in the hospital if you’re not careful. Worse, if it’s SHTF and there are NO doctors to help then you could be out of luck for weeks or longer. Don’t let that happen to you! Here’s a nifty […]