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Sponsor Highlight: Classic Firearms

November 23, 2015 Rourke 3

Classic Firearms has been a sponsor of this website for a little over 6 months. I have heard from several readers who have been customers and appreciated their low prices and excellent customer service. Classic […]

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Save the M855!

March 5, 2015 Rourke 21

The BATF is getting ready to make a decision regarding the banning of the common military round the M855. The M855 is being targeted due to it’s steel tip and a reputation for being “armor piercing”. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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…On Re-loading

July 29, 2013 Rourke 13

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest running through the end of July. Prizes include: First Place winner will receive – The Power Pot V Thermoelecric Generator from Directive21.com, a Deadwood Cook Stove from Deadwood Stove Company, a Paladin Go […]

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How much ammo is enough?

July 19, 2013 Rourke 23

Checking out one of my favorite preparedness sites – Total Survivalist Libertarian Rantfest  – Ryan over there just wrote about ammunition levels to have. I had written about this before back in December of last […]

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Thoughts on ammo availability…….

June 6, 2013 Rourke 25

I received the following note from frequent contributor D. –    Various calibers of ammunition are now starting to make an appearance on the marketplace. (Natchez Shooters Supply, Midway USA, etc)    Most are still […]

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Have you standardized your calibers?

April 10, 2013 Rourke 31

Standardizing calibers is often a popular topic at various preparedness and firearm forums all over the ‘net. The belief is by limiting the number of calibers that your firearms are chambered as well as possibly having common […]

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Been to a gun shop lately?

January 6, 2013 Rourke 12

I live in South Carolina and have visited several gun shops as well as stores that carry firearms and ammunition.  All are pretty much the same – no semi-automatic firearms (centerfire or rimfire), no magazines, […]

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Guest Post: Layering your Weapons

November 20, 2012 Rourke 12

Layering your Weapons By Bret Gould   Combat is nothing new.  Unless we factor in a few technological advances, small arms and their uses, have changed little in the 20th century. For example, an ’03 […]

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Welcome Ready Reserve Foods……

June 19, 2012 Rourke 1

I am very excited to announce that ModernSurvivalOnline has obtained a pair of new sponsors – Ready Reserve Foods and Ready Reserve Ammo. Here is some additional information on this long standing supplier of preparedness products: […]