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 […]

Panhandle Rancher responds…..EDC

August 5, 2015 Rourke 7

Panhandle Rancher responds to comments regarding a Guest Post published here several days ago. The original article can be read HERE.  – – – Rourke Every Day Carry, revisited.   Might I have erred by […]

A few thoughts on gun control…..

July 27, 2015 Rourke 14

Gun control is certainly on the lips of many today due to recent news headlines and gun control is one issue that I certainly have opinions on. Top online criminal justice programs, police academies, and […]

Review: Dropdown Weapon Light Mount

July 24, 2015 Rourke 2

A few weeks ago I purchased an Off-Set Tactical Light Mount for my AR. So far – I have been very pleased. Matched up with a Streamlight Polytac LED Flashlight – this is an excellent system system for […]

Smith & Wesson M&P9 9mm Pistol

July 21, 2015 Rourke 6

It cannot be overstated the  need to be able to defend not only yourself and your family – but your property/supplies after TSHTF. Those who have failed to prepare will reach a level of desperation […]

Your SHTF “Go To” Gun Contest

June 13, 2015 Rourke 4

Here is a simple contest……..send me a picture of your SHTF “Go To” gun and the best one will win a case of MRE’s from MealKitSupply.com. The collapse has happened. There is no rule of law. […]

….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 […]

SHTF ONE GUN DEFENSE

May 23, 2014 Rourke 8

****This post originally appeared over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen in its original form HERE.   BY GREG RENTCHLER, Editor at Large thesouthwesttactical.com I’ve been spending a lot of time at my BOL  thinking […]

Building your own gun for SHTF

April 20, 2014 Rourke 8

  In prepping there are few things more important than protecting the lives of yourself and your loved ones. It’s your duty to ensure their safety by any means necessary even in the toughest of […]

Video of the Week: Milling 80% Polymer Lower

February 28, 2014 Rourke 5

YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food […]

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Trying a new holster….

September 7, 2013 Rourke 3

I recently received a new holster to try out carrying my Smith & Wesson M&P9. The holster is made by Aegis Armory and the model I selected is the “Shield” hybrid. I am just now trying […]

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