Review: Canik TP9SA 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol

October 13, 2015 Rourke 1

Colt. Springfield. Glock. Smith & Wesson. H&K. Ruger. All these brands are well respected and have been putting out high quality firearms for years. For most the mention of any of those brands and it is […]

What Makes Stab and Spike Vests Resistant?

June 18, 2015 Rourke 2

  By Chris Taylor Stab proof vests provide the wearer some protection that bullet proof vests don’t– protection from knife attacks. Knives and needles have sharper points than bullets and require a different kind of […]

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 […]

Gault on……bob’s Fallback

July 3, 2014 Rourke 32

  In a recent post about stockpiling food preps a reader calling himself bob left the following comment;     “I’m good. I have an acre of land that I use for gardening that I tend daily, […]

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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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Body Armor for Dummies……….

January 21, 2013 Rourke 11

Body Armor for Dummies  by Jesse James, Editor-at-Large   No doubt, the vast majority of you are aware of the fact that our federal government seems intent on violating our inalienable right to self-defense, among […]

Combat in the dark……

June 4, 2012 Rourke 4

Recently I have been playing a lot of paintball and airsoft. Fun and great exercise. I participated in my first night airsoft game and it was an eye opening experience. I have no military training which […]