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Project 10/22 Tactical…..Part 3

October 14, 2011 Rourke 7

My new Ruger 10/22 Tactical Trainer In this Part #3 and last post of the build – my newest version of the Ruger 10/22 is complete. My goal with this project was to put together […]

Gun maintenance supplies to put back……

October 3, 2011 Rourke 8

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 […]

Project: 10/22 Tactical Part 2

September 15, 2011 Rourke 1

A small update on my latest Ruger 10/22 project. I have decided and acquired my selected stock – a Choate pistol grip polymer stock. I chose the Choate for a few reasons. I am familiar with it […]

Build Your Own AR-15

September 10, 2011 Rourke 2

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 […]

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Guest Post: Firearms in a TEOTWAWKI

September 6, 2011 Rourke 12

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 […]

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Re: Prep Now! Carry Later

September 5, 2011 Rourke 3

I received the following as a comment regarding the recent PrepNow! Carry Later guest post – – – Rourke:   I would like to add few more comments regarding pistol holsters.   I joke with my wife […]

New Project: 10/22 Tactical

August 22, 2011 Rourke 17

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? Why […]

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Changing the Gun Control Landscape

August 7, 2011 Rourke 5

By Kevin Zent This subject is near and dear to me and I’ll bet also to you. Gun control proponents are everywhere. A person does not have to look very hard to find anti-gun sentiment on […]

Rourke shooting the M&P-15-22 .22LR

Follow up… S&W M&P15-22

May 27, 2011 Rourke 3

I have had the opportunity to go shoot my Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 once again – and was not disappointed. This past weekend I headed over to a friends house for a cookout with several […]

Looking for a defensive pistol?

May 20, 2011 Rourke 3

I came across a really good deal and thought I would pass it on – Palmetto State Armory has a Sig Sauer SP2022 Pro 9mm semi-automatic pistol for sale at an ultra low $349.00. This […]

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My Visit to The Palmetto State Armory

May 10, 2011 Rourke 3

I recently visited an awesome “gun shop” that is within driving distance of my home. I put gun shop in quotes because although they carry many firearms – they also carry a huge selection of […]

An American Classic: The Marlin 336

April 29, 2011 Rourke 4

 Photo courtesy of Marlinfirearms.com  The Marlin 336 retails for around $500 and is among the most ubiquitous rifles on the used market. In its most common configuration (pistol grip, 20” barrel, 30-30) it can usually […]

Magpul AR magazines

March 30, 2011 Rourke 4

You can have the best battle rifle but it is little more than an expensive ill-designed club without ammunition and a magazine to feed it. I have had my AR for well over a year […]