….On testing yourself

January 4, 2015 Rourke 10

  I just came in from playing with the skull gun. On my last string of 5 only 3 rounds got on the`6″X6″ cardboard. It was a good session. How can that be GOOD? When […]

….On AR platform builds

January 3, 2015 Rourke 10

  I have not been all that active here in the past few months or so. I had three auto racing series that I was heavily involved in trying to win, and I started building custom AR rifles […]

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FIREARMS WEEK: How many magazines?

December 18, 2014 Rourke 7

This question is pondered just about as much as “How much ammunition should I store?“. Over the past several years I have changed my mind on this and much of that changing I directly attribute […]

FIREARMS WEEK: 22LR as a Defensive Round?

December 16, 2014 Rourke 12

In today’s tight economic conditions – there are many preparedness-minded folks out there looking to their Defense Budget and trying to get money to stretch as far as possible. One must consider what type of […]

Every Day Carry…..

November 26, 2014 Rourke 3

  by Benjamin Thomas   For anyone new to everyday carry the biggest hurdle to overcome is not so much gun selection as holster selection.  Admittedly it all comes down to a very personal choice […]

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Ammo prices….

October 17, 2014 Rourke 8

The ammunition market continues to get better since the days following the Sandy Hook shooting. At one point you couldn’t buy a box of 9mm – regardless of the price. Then a few boxes would […]

Why I like the 9mm…..

October 13, 2014 Rourke 14

A couple things I want to state right off the bat. I am NOT saying that the 45ACP, 40S&W, .357 Sig, 45GAP, or any other pistol caliber is inferior to the 9mm. Shoot what you […]

I was just thinking….

June 29, 2014 Rourke 21

Not really sure why I started thinking about this tonight. When I was 14 years old I was an avid reader of SURVIVE Magazine and American Survival Guide. Yeah – maybe being 14 and worried […]