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A dog is a man’s best friend, and his knife is a close second.  With that said, I am often surprised when price is used as the limiting criteria of a new blade. What would you think if someone called a breeder and said what’s the best dog I can get for under $30? Bushcraft Knives, Home Defense, Knife Making, Survival Gear, Best Dogs, Gears, Blade, Advice, Good Things

Survival Gear Review: Spyderco Bushcraft Knife - Survive US

A dog is a man’s best friend, and his knife is a close second. With that said, I am often surprised when price is used as the limiting criteria of a new blade. What would you think if someone called a breeder and said what’s the best dog I can get for under $30? by …

So I got a Sig Sauer P320.  I saw it in a local pawn shop, sitting there in the glass case, perched on green velvet, looking all blocky and businesslike and badass.  I handled it, fondled it, wiped the drool away, and made a trade Sig Sg 550, Sig Sauer, Home Defense, Green Velvet, Survival Gear, Hand Guns, Badass, Advice, Shop

Survival Gear Review: Sig Sauer P320 - Survive US

So I got a Sig Sauer P320. I saw it in a local pawn shop, sitting there in the glass case, perched on green velvet, looking all blocky and businesslike and badass. I handled it, fondled it, wiped the drool away, and made a trade for it. It went home with me where I glared …

The essential idea behind a pocket pistol is to carry it concealed on your… Pocket Pistol, You Magazine, Home Defense, Handgun, Survival, Shops, Advice, Amazon, Weapon

Prepper Pocket Pistols - Survive US

The essential idea behind a pocket pistol is to carry it concealed on your person in the event of immediate need. During an active SHTF event, a prepper-survivalists may have multiple opportunities to engage their pocket pistol for a wide variety of reasons. It might be needed to get out of the office and home …

The Glock SIG Sauer Colt S&W M&P. Beretta Ruger H&K Walther All of these firearms each have an army of diehard pundits in the firearms world. You probably have at least one of them incorporated in your SHTF plans. Walther P22, Sig Sg 550, Sig Sauer P226, Beretta 92, Cz 75, Ruger 10/22, Colt 1911, Mp5, Ak 47

SHTF Armorer: Magazine Maintenance – Part 1 - Survive US

The AR-15. AK-47. M1A. Glock 17. SIG Sauer P226. Colt 1911. S&W M&P. CZ-75. Beretta 92. Ruger 10/22. H&K MP5. Walther P22. All of these firearms each have an army of diehard pundits in the firearms world. You probably have at least one of them incorporated in your SHTF plans. It’s possible your very life …

There are, according to a completely-made-up-by-me-but-probably-not-too-far-off-number, approximately six billion custom kydex holster makers in the world.  Don’t believe me?  If you belong to Facebook, find a large Facebook group (or internet forum) for a handgun you have, join it, and then Kydex Holster, Home Defense, Handgun, Survival Gear, Join, Shops, Advice, Internet, Number

Survival Gear Review: GunfightersINC Ronin Concealment Holster - Survive US

There are, according to a completely-made-up-by-me-but-probably-not-too-far-off-number, approximately six billion custom kydex holster makers in the world. Don’t believe me? If you belong to Facebook, find a large Facebook group (or internet forum) for a handgun you have, join it, and then post the following query to the board: “I just got [insert make/model of handgun …

So I’d just like to come right out at the outset of this review and state that Talon Grips have probably provided the most satisfaction-per-dollar of any of the firearms modifications I’ve tried in recent memory. They are quite inexpensive, easy to install, non-permanent, and Home Defense, Survival Gear, Firearms, Hand Guns, Advice, Easy, Pistols, Weapons, Military Guns

Survival Gear Review: Talon Grips - Survive US

So I’d just like to come right out at the outset of this review and state that Talon Grips have probably provided the most satisfaction-per-dollar of any of the firearms modifications I’ve tried in recent memory. They are quite inexpensive, easy to install, non-permanent, and 100% effective at the specific improvement they offer. They’re just …

The wizards at Magpul have done it again. As if their game-changing polymer PMAG wasn’t enough, they upped the ante with a drum magazine. And sometimes the obvious benefits of something are not, well, obvious. Such is the case Drum Magazine, Home Defense, Wizards, Survival Gear, Drums, Advice, Game, Venison, Drum Kit

Survival Gear Review: Magpul PMAG D-60 Drum Magazine - Survive US

The wizards at Magpul have done it again. As if their game-changing polymer 30-round PMAG wasn’t enough, they upped the ante with a 60-round drum magazine. And sometimes the obvious benefits of something are not, well, obvious. Such is the case with the Magpul D-60. The D-60 drum mag was announced at the February 2015 …

Andy was pulling duty on bug out perimeter security. We had heard shots… Perimeter Security, Home Defense, Rural Area, Le Far West, West End, Shots, Survival, Range, Advice

Prepper Uses For A Range Finder - Survive US

Andy was pulling duty on bug out perimeter security. We had heard shots coming from the woods at the far west end of our prep team property. This was not an unusual occurrence out in the rural area where we have planned our long term bug out existence. None-the-less it is always discomforting not knowing …

Does your carry pistol limit what you do? Do you worry about exposing your gun to the elements? Is your carry preference too much of a burden for many activities? If you answered yes to any of Glock 42, Home Defense, Survival Gear, Hand Guns, Gears, Advice, Activities, This Or That Questions, Firearms

Survival Gear Review: Glock 42 - Survive US

Does your carry pistol limit what you do? Do you worry about exposing your gun to the elements? Is your carry preference too much of a burden for many activities? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you should consider the Glock 42. For me, I wanted a familiar handgun but in …

Today we get our first look at Tom Hardy as Max Rockatansky alongside Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa from the upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road Tom Hardy Mad Max, Mad Max Fury Road, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Skottie Young, Mel Gibson, Robert Mcginnis, Age Of Ultron, San Diego Comic Con

Building a Post-Apocalyptic Survival ATV - Survive US

Fresh off watching Mad Max Fury Road for the second time, I am almost ready to drop some cash on airfare and tickets to attend the increasingly popular Wasteland Weekend. For someone like me, a publisher of post-apocalyptic fiction and survival nonfiction, it’s like a dream event right up there with attending the annual SHOT …

Some serious firearms are merely taken as fun guns. Why not allow them to play the role of both? Lucky for me, at a recent NRA Friends banquet, a friend bought be a raffle ticket to which it produced a winning selection of a firearm. My choice? Survival Mode, Survival Tools, Survival Knife, Survival Prepping, Urban Survival, Home Defense, Self Defense, Survival Fishing, Bullet Journal

Survival Gear Review: Ruger Charger Takedown - Survive US

Some serious firearms are merely taken as fun guns. Why not allow them to play the role of both? Lucky for me, at a recent NRA Friends banquet, a friend bought be a raffle ticket to which it produced a winning selection of a firearm. My choice? It was a no-brainer for me when I …

As noted in part one of Bug Out Gun Lights, mounting a light on a weapon, whether long gun or handgun, is a necessary option for every bug in and bug out scenario. The light is not just for discriminating among Home Defense, Handgun, Weapon, Bugs, Survival, Advice, Lights, Weapons, Lighting

Bug Out Gun Lights: Part 2 - Survive US

As noted in part one of Bug Out Gun Lights, mounting a light on a weapon, whether long gun or handgun, is a necessary option for every bug in and bug out scenario. The light is not just for discriminating among potential targets, but also to light the escape route, to light the impromptu medical …

Part 1 of Bug Out Flashlight Wisdom addressed modern LED lighting and the single… Flashlight, Riding Boots, Bugs, Advice, Wisdom, Led, Lighting, Modern, Horse Riding Boots

Bug Out Flashlight Wisdom: Part 2 - Survive US

Part 1 of Bug Out Flashlight Wisdom addressed modern LED lighting and the single CR123-cell flashlights in particular. In Part 2, flashlight features and operational wisdom will be discussed. I can tell that the dust has not yet settled on flashlight interfaces in the same way it has not yet to settle on computer operating …

Backup Iron Sights probably got their start by doing absolutely nothing when an optic was bolted onto a rifle that came from the factory with irons. But when modern sporting rifles (or whatever silly name the is being force-rebranded as Silly Names, Iron Sights, Irons, Rifles, Survival Gear, Advice, Modern, Trendy Tree, Guns

Survival Gear Review: Magpul MBUS Pro Offset Sights - Survive US

Backup Iron Sights probably got their start by doing absolutely nothing when an optic was bolted onto a rifle that came from the factory with irons. But when modern sporting rifles (or whatever silly name the AR15 is being force-rebranded as these days) irons became an deliberate option. BUS or back up sights (whether iron …

About the only tangible aspect we have for a real bug out is the bug out bag. Sure you might have a BOVehicle or BOLocation, but BOBag is often the beginning and the end for most lightweight survivalists and preppers. Bug Out Bag, Might Have, Family Travel, Alaska, Bugs, Cruise, Survival, Advice, Outdoor

11.5 Bug Out Bag Mistakes That Are Not Mistakes - Survive US

About the only tangible aspect we have for a real bug out is the bug out bag. Sure you might have a BOVehicle or BOLocation, but BOBag is often the beginning and the end for most lightweight survivalists and preppers. The problem is that unlike taking a cruise to Alaska, or a family trip to …

With more and more states (fourteen, per Wikipedia – not counting Puerto Rico) giving the green light to some form of “Constitutional Carry” – that is, carrying a legal concealed firearm without a state-issued permit – citizens have been heading to gun Survival Cache, Survival Kit, Survival Skills, Bug Out Kit, Emergency Medicine, First Aid Kit, Concealed Carry, Emergency Preparedness

10 Tips Everyone Should Know Before Carrying Concealed - Survive US

With more and more states (fourteen, per Wikipedia – not counting Puerto Rico) giving the green light to some form of “Constitutional Carry” – that is, carrying a legal concealed firearm without a state-issued permit – citizens have been heading to gun shops and training facilities in droves to enable themselves to exercise their right …