12 Plants that Will Surely Deter Trespassers

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Keeping trespassers off your property and intruders out of your home is always to your benefit, but traditional barriers like fences, gates and bars are eyesores and can be expensive. But it is possible to set up significant deterrents to trespassers with various species of unique, thorny plants. This article will tell you about several … Read more

The 5 Best Shotguns for Home Defense

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If there is one type of long gun that never goes out of style through the decades, it is the shotgun. There is no more ubiquitous gun across America, and much of the world. A shotgun can serve admirably as a multi-purpose hunting and pest control tool afield before coming back inside to defend home … Read more

How to Detect Human Predators (Now as well as when SHTF)

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The only thing that keeps some humans from doing unspeakable things is the threat of punishment. If they get caught, they risk incarceration or other legal sanctions, as well as social sanctions of embarrassment and humiliation, and social rejection. They may fear punishment in the next life. This accountability stays the hand of many who … Read more

What Are The Best Martial Arts for Preppers?

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by Alexander To even begin to answer this question we must first define a few terms. One, what do we mean by marital arts and two, why would preppers need them? The true meaning of martial arts are those skills that are required by military personnel. This is a very broad category encompassing many, many … Read more

The Best Handguns for Home Defense

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by Reaper Home defense is a crucial cornerstone for anyone living in today’s world, and no matter what the media tries to tell us, we all know that the pen doesn’t always beat the sword. It’s not like you’re going to take the time, or risk trying to talk yourself out of a life or … Read more

Smith & Wesson M&P9 9mm Pistol

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 where they very well may come to take from you (and your loved ones). You have no choice but to … Read more

Pistol carry for dangerous 4 legged animals

What pistol would you want to carry when hunting/hiking/backpacking in areas where dangerous animals roam? My experience hunting/hiking in areas where big, dangerous animals prowled has been limited to the State of New Hampshire. New Hampshire has a few animals which could be considered dangerous including bear, moose, coyote and rumoured wolves. Of course wild … Read more

Integration of hand, knife and gun in grid down

 By Bret Gould Unless one lives under a rock, we have seen the dawn of the police state.  An overbearing mailed fist that will use Homeland Security, private contractors and Russian troops to disarm us and subjugate us.  In this time we will have to use every means at our disposal to survive and thrive.  … Read more

THE UN-THOUGHT OF Part 4

THE UN-THOUGHT OF Part 4 by D. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 DEFENSES Plan your defenses in depth. Layer them. Your first defense is patrolling, get some manuals and learn. Patrol one to two clicks out. Vary your routes, exit/entrance and times. Go slow. Be quiet. Stop frequently and listen. Your reason for patrolling … Read more

Body Armor for Dummies

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 others. It is entirely possible that we will cross the line where “from my cold, dead hands” ceases to be a metaphor. Body armor is a necessity for those … Read more

My Journey into the World of Guns

Feb 23rd… On my 43rd birthday I asked for a unique gift. Not that I really wanted it but I felt like I really needed it. I asked my husband to hire someone to train me to shoot guns. I wanted the whole kit and caboodle about how different guns work, how to handle them … Read more