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Best Guns for Women (Video)

Best Guns for Women (Video)

A lot of people are intimidated by long rifles, and for good reason. They’re big, loud, and often associated with war and carnage (thanks to the public perception of “assault rifles”, one might argue). But the truth is, for women, they can be great options for home defense. Surprisingly, they’re actually easier to handle than handguns. The AR-15 is the home defense weapon of choice for many for very good reason; it’s versatile, user-friendly, so to speak, easy to aim and handle and can do a lot of damage without requiring a whole lot of training. Not to mention the […]

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Lessons from a Home Invasion (Non-Graphic Video)   

Lessons from a Home Invasion (Non-Graphic Video)  

  This video is of a brazen daytime home invasion.  It shows two men with knives in hand enter a home and search it room by room.  Luckily the intruders never get a chance to assault, or kill, anyone inside the home.  When you watch this video take note of these things:   This attack takes place during the day time, if the time on the camera is correct it is almost noon. These sorts of crimes are not confined to the dark of night. The home being invaded is clearly a nice home, in a good neighborhood. There is […]

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Safety Considerations While Answering the Door

Safety Considerations While Answering the Door

I recently watched a news broadcast that featured a story where a woman came to a man’s door asking to use the phone because she claimed to have car problems.  He ended up sending her away, only to have to shoot at her and her accomplice when they came back to rob him.  The man and those in his house were uninjured, the woman was arrested, and her accomplice died.  Things went well for this man, but after watching the story (I watched it online) I was targeted with numerous other videos in which people did not fare so well.  […]

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Protecting Yourself During Civil Unrest

Protecting Yourself During Civil Unrest

As recent events have taught anyone paying attention, natural disasters are not the only thing one needs to prepare for when considering survival.  If you are living in an urban area you could easily find yourself in a riot and complete lawlessness.  This could leave you without power and water in your home, and in danger if you chose to leave your home for basic supplies for everyday life (not to mention, even if you make to Walgreen’s, it might be on fire already). So as always one should have a supply of canned foods or freeze dried foods, water […]

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Tips for Storing Ammo

Tips for Storing Ammo

Whether you’re wanting to store ammunition for hunting, home defense or both, it is crucial to store it properly. Ammo is not immune to the influence of the elements, and it can corrode and potentially become either useless or actually dangerous for you to use. Here are a few tips for storing it properly and easily: Case You’ll obviously want to start with a case. Specifically manufactured ammo cases are ideal and can be found at your local army surplus store or online (and if you plan to fly with your ammo at any point, for whatever reason, you’ll need […]

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Basics of Home Defense

Basics of Home Defense

Every year, on average, one million Americans are victims of violent home invasions.  Self-defense starts at home.  What can you do to increase your chances of survival? Get a dog It doesn’t have to be a Pitbull to increase your safety, and a large dog has its drawbacks in some situations.  For one, if you are thinking about long-term survival after a disaster, a large dog requires more food than a small dog.  But even a Chihuahua can wake you up when someone is trying to break in, giving you the chance to arm yourself that could save your life. […]

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