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Smart Ways to Carry Your EDC

May 8, 2019 Charles 1

by Charles The EDC “movement” or philosophy or whatever you want to call it is nothing new, never mind the fact that some folks have found a way to buttress the idea as a cool […]

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How to Remove Rust from a Firearm

May 6, 2019 Charles 2

by Charles All guns have metal parts, or are made entirely from metal, and metal can corrode. Sad fact of nature when considering what it can do to our firearms slowly over time. Whether you […]

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The Best of the Best 9mm Carbines

April 26, 2019 Charles 2

by Charles Pistol Caliber Carbines, or PCCs, have been around for a long, long time, at least as far back as lever-action rifles chambered in pistol calibers back in the days of the Civil War […]

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How Redundancy can Save Your Life

April 24, 2019 Charles 0

by Charles How many times have you heard this maxim in military and preparedness circles, “Two is one, and one is none”? That is the very distillation of the idea of redundancy as a virtue, […]

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The Best EDC Knives

April 22, 2019 Charles 1

by Charles Long before history was recorded, even as scribbling on rock, man has relied on blades to help him conquer his environment. First as sharp rock and later as metal, the sophistication of knives […]

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The Best 12 Gauge Shotguns Under $700

April 19, 2019 Charles 0

It seems like every year is a good year for shotguns. No doubt; since their inception, shotguns have been prized by civilians, hunters, police, guards and soldiers who have need of a ferociously effective close-quarters […]

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The Best Iron Sights for your Guns

April 8, 2019 Charles 0

by Charles If you want to get hits, the two most critical elements of shooting, any kind of shooting, are aiming and trigger control. All of the other fundamentals support the task of executing the […]

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The 10 Best Concealed Carry Belts Today

March 26, 2019 Charles 1

by Charles If you carry a handgun for self-defense you’ll need something to carry it in unless you are an inveterate slob or stereotypical gangbanger. That means a holster is required equipment. For the majority […]

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How to Paint Your Firearm

March 14, 2019 Charles 3

by Charles Stock doesn’t rock, if the images on Instagram and elsewhere of guns dressed up in limitless camo schemes are to be believed. From classic, simple camo patterns to intricate and insane schemes that […]

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Entertainment After SHTF

March 8, 2019 Charles 4

Survival situations are definitely not fun and games. Well, for a certain kind of misanthrope they are, but they definitely aren’t fun for 99% of us. The stresses of surviving, enduring and under the circumstances […]

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

March 1, 2019 Charles 1

by Charles I am big on preaching the benefits of readiness against the most probable threats, as my long time readers will no doubt attest. One of the single most common everyday crises a prepper […]

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How to Pick and Choose AR-15 Magazines

February 10, 2019 Charles 9

by Charles The AR-15 is America’s most popular centerfire rifle by an enormous margin, and befitting its status as the once and future king of semi-auto rifles it enjoys correspondingly enormous first-party manufacturer and aftermarket […]

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20 Ways to Secure Your Gun

January 17, 2019 Charles 0

by Charles Gun ownership carries with it many responsibilities. The responsibility to be safe, be effective, and always know the status and condition of your firearms to prevent tragedy. A significant part of the latter […]

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Scavenging for Supplies Post-SHTF

January 2, 2019 Charles 5

by Charles The image of a rugged and ragged survivor picking their way through the charred, ashen corpse of society after some pivotal and epoch changing catastrophe is an enduring one in apocalyptic fiction of […]

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The Top 10 Handguns under 500 Bucks

December 7, 2018 Charles 2

by Charles Handgunners today enjoy a market crowded with excellent options. Some writers and experts have dubbed the current era of firearms a second golden age at least so far as refinement, if not innovation […]

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Top 7 EDC Mistakes to Avoid

December 3, 2018 Charles 2

by Charles EDC is more than just an acronym for a collection of stuff you choose to carry around; EDC is now shorthand for a lifestyle choice, one in which a selection of carefully chosen […]