SHTF “Go To” Gun photo contest: Entry #47, #48, #49 and #50

The exquisite display of armageddon armament continues……….. The legendary Mr. Choate sent the following……. Its a Sun Devil AR, the receiver and upper are machined out of solid Billet Al. It has an ACOG TA33-8 scope on it with Diamondhead flip sights, ERGO grip and Choate Telescoping stock. The selector says SAFE and ZOMBIES which I thought … Read more

SHTF “Go To” Gun photo contest: Entry #11, #12, #13 and #14

Another installment showing fellow preppers SHTF “Got To” guns……. Bradley sent the following……. This is my Quick Reaction AR. Adjustable stock Aimpoint with optional 4X flip the side magnification. It has a heavy barrel with Harris bipod, which helps keep the recoil down and on target. Remember,  if it is worth having one, it is worth … Read more


by Concerned Marksman I have seen numerous posts and websites about prepping and survival and even more posts about shooting and some great pictures of firearms. However, one thing I have yet to see is a post that will help the new prepper with the fundamentals of shooting or a refresher for the experienced marksman.  … Read more

Shot Patterns of Different 12 Gauge Loads

One of the big advantages to the shotgun is the ability to use different ammunition depending upon the application. Slugs can reach out and bird shot can cover a wide area at closer ranges. In an effort to gain a bit more knowledge over a few different 12 gauge shells – I decided to do … Read more

The Importance of Having Enough Ammo

by The Survivor In this article I would like to talk about why you should have enough ammunition available to you.  I am a firm believer that you are better off with two firearms and 1000+ rounds of ammo for each, that 20 firearms and only 100 round of ammo for each. If you have … Read more

The Pistol – A Survivor’s Best Friend

by Sawbo When considering a sidearm today there is an almost infinite number of possibilities. For a wise prepper and future survivor of TEOTWAWKI there is only three: The Colt 1911 chambered in .45 ACP, The Glock 23 chambered in .40 Smith and Wesson, and The Beretta M9/92 Series chambered in 9mm. How have I … Read more

Mossberg 702 Plinkster .22LR Full Review

I find the .22LR the most fun cartridge to shoot. Cheap with low recoil – a few dollars can provide a few hours of shooting fun. With that said – there are also many .22LR firearms that can be purchased inexpensively. Over the Thanksgiving holiday I visited my brother on Georgia who lives on 42 acres … Read more

Smith & Wesson Model 22A .22LR Pistol

A few months ago I was in the market for a .22LR pistol. After looking at numerous models available – I selected the Smith & Wesson 22A. Why? Well – my local gun shop had it in stock for one. I read several reviews on it and liked what was reported. I also had an … Read more

Customizing the Ruger 10/22 Tactical

Ruger 10/22 tactical trainer

The Ruger 10/22 is the rimfire rifle which most all others are compared. Most every like-minded survivalist I know owns one (or more).  I have decided to add another 10/22 to my collection. Why? In many ways a semi-automatic .22 rifle is an ideal SHTF weapon. It is lightweight, easy to shoot, and equally at … Read more

Gun maintenance supplies to put back…

Maybe not for your typical severe winter storm or short term power outage – but in a long-term WROL situation, having firearm maintenance supplies is important. Keeping your firearms functioning properly – well….. just makes sense doesn’t it? So – what type of things should be put back? First – cleaning supplies. An assortment of … Read more

How to Build Your Own AR-15

by Gilfner I recently completed a project AR-15, M-4 style.  I am really pleased with how it came out. There are some advantages to building one yourself.  First is cost, but not necessarily the overall cost.  It’s the ability to “pay as you go”.  What I mean by this is you can pay for the … Read more

Firearms in a TEOTWAWKI

By Gilfner Lately I’ve been thinking real hard about firearms in a TEOTWAWKI situation.  Maybe it’s just  me trying to find a way to justify to my wife the purchase of more guns.  I really love guns of all types, they just fascinate me and I can’t really explain why. Part of what I’ve been … Read more

Umarex EBOS Fully Automatic BB Machine Gun Review

Umarex EBOS BB machine gun

Just in case of a zombie squirrel attack – I have taken steps to prepare to protect my family. Introducing the UMAREX EBOS fully automatic BB machine gun. The EBOS (which stands for Electronic Burst of Steel) is just plain fun! Running at a cost of a little over $100, this airgun provides a lot of fun … Read more

Girls and Guns

by Amber Waldroup When it comes to guns, I admit, I let my husband handle them. He knows the ins and outs of each gun, how to take them apart, clean them, and put them back together, and what to shoot with what gun. He lets me handle the food and other supplies. I know … Read more