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Pistol Mastery

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 11:43
Published in Firearms
It is said that achieving Mastery in any craft takes 10,000 hours. It doesn't matter if you are playing piano or mastering the pistol, the same methods apply. Through the process of achieving mastery in your chosen activity the nuance is revealed. Layer by layer the practitioner discovers connections between…

Why a Shotgun Is the Best Weapon for a Survival Situation

Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:00 Written by
Published in Firearms
Think about this: An intruder charges toward you. Your heart is pounding and you're shaking from shock. What's a better weapon to have within reach? A pistol (that will probably miss your mark because you can't steady your hands) or a shotgun (that will send a spray of pellets toward…

The Extremely Utilitarian Defensive Enabled Shotgun

Tuesday, 09 April 2013 21:46 Written by
Published in Firearms
Let’s imagine you are new to firearms and you have decided to run down to your local Gander Mountain or Dick’s Sporting Goods to buy a shotgun. The primary intended purpose for your new shotgun is home defense, but you are considering the idea it might come in handy for…

Scrounging, Smelting, and Casting Lead for Ammunition

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 03:40 Written by
Published in Firearms
Let’s try to imagine a very near and foreseeable future where store bought ammunition is far less easy to come by, than ten cent a pound 24 karat gold bullion. For the sake of argument, and the steam to help keep this discussion going beyond a couple of paragraphs, let’s…

Understanding Firearms Optics

Saturday, 16 March 2013 00:00 Written by
Published in Firearms
There are a lot of firearm optics on the market designed to help shooters get a bullet from point A to point B with the maximum amount of accuracy. Some are great, some are good, and some are just plain junk with no other purpose than to separate folks from…

Ammunition Reloading – For Shotguns

Thursday, 07 March 2013 03:00 Written by
Published in Firearms
When viewed in a self defense / survival role, few can dispute the effectiveness of a shotgun as a short distance “equalizer” or a mid-range hunting arm. A shotgun is capable of firing a single “slug,” projectile, a cluster of small projectiles called “shot,” or a variety of special purpose…

Ammunition Reloading 101

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 00:00 Written by
Published in Firearms
If you are just now weighing the pros and cons of ammunition reloading as a prepper skill, you could not have picked a more inopportune time. Between the actions of the far left leaning loonies in government, and the many sellers of firearms and related equipment / supplies who are…

Firearms Maintenance and Storage

Monday, 21 January 2013 00:43 Written by
Published in Firearms
There are some very serious legal changes headed our way in regards to the ownership of firearms by private citizens. Regardless of the language being used and reported by the lame stream media now, make no mistake that the eventual goal of our current gaggle of far left leaning law…

Selecting a Handgun

Friday, 21 December 2012 02:07 Written by
Published in Firearms
What could be so difficult about finding and buying the ideal handgun for self defense? If you are a first time buyer, it can certainly be a daunting task. There are dozens of manufacturers and each offering dozens of models; little ones, big ones, long barrels and short. Plastic frames,…

Breaking Old Range Habits

Friday, 14 December 2012 03:08 Written by
Published in Firearms
Real life situation firearms training is far more complex than standing at a static distance from a bullseye target and striving to turn the “X” ring into a dime sized hole in the paper, with a boxful of ammo. It is a series of exercises designed to train both brain…

What to Expect: When the Shooting Begins

Sunday, 25 November 2012 03:00 Written by
Published in Mental Preparedness
What if the prepper’s worse nightmare has come true?  The country has descended into total anarchy. All government infrastructures have collapsed, leaving the populace without police protection.  Groups of bandits roam at will and are openly committing every heinous act imaginable. You are armed and out in the open, when…
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