8 Overlooked Bug-Out Bag Items

October 8, 2018 Dan Stevens 2

Tweaking your bug out bag is a never-ending endeavor. The more you learn, the more you add and remove items, the goal being to make it more lightweight, more functional and more tuned to your […]

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Setting Up a Carbine for Self-Defense

September 29, 2018 Dan Stevens 8

by Contributing Author Rifles, specifically carbines, are excellent choices for a defensive long gun, especially when chambering an intermediate cartridge. Their combination of desirable characteristics such as light weight, compact size, mild recoil and superior […]

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Is Urban Survival Even Possible?

September 15, 2018 Dan Stevens 18

by Tara Urban survival is basically an oxymoron. If you have extensive survival or military training, it is possible – but the chances of making it through a SHTF disaster for even an above average […]

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The US-Israel Relationship

August 29, 2018 Dan Stevens 1

The United States and Israel are good friends. Israel is regarded as the most important ally the United States has in the Middle East.  The US has provided Israel with military and economic assistance, and […]

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Overview of the Ruger LC9

August 15, 2018 Dan Stevens 1

photo above [CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons by Charles Sturm, Ruger and Co. is popularly known for producing American-made quality, typically overbuilt guns at modest prices. One thing they were not known for […]

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Silenced Firearms for Survival

June 18, 2018 Dan Stevens 4

by Chad If you are in a situation where the discharge and report of your firearm carries inherent risk owing to disturbance, adding a silencer (AKA suppressor) is the ideal solution to mitigate those risks. […]

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The AK Family of Rifles: A Primer

June 13, 2018 Dan Stevens 3

by Chad In the U.S., the AK family of rifles has enjoyed considerable, if controversial, popularity among civilians and American enthusiasm for it is today higher than ever. The AK-47 and its variants are the […]