It’s 3:00 AM and you are sound asleep. The loud crack of a firearm fills the air, awakening you, instantly letting you know that someone is trying to steal your property. You grab a light and some protection and head out to find the culprit, but there’s no one around. When the Mini Sentry Trip Wire … [Read more...] about Check Out The Mini Sentry .22 Caliber Tripwire Alarm
I personally like to see my guns. On my old homestead I had built a custom gun storage cabinet with glass doors into the wall of the living room. I backed it with a tanned, hair-on deer hide and stacked the rifles, shotguns, and pistols against the hide in a beautiful display. Below it, with knotty … [Read more...] about Why I Like My Sentinel Gun Cabinet
I've been spending a lot of time at my BOL thinking about a one-gun solution for defending the family in time of SHTF. After much discussion with my survival family and colleagues, we collectively concluded that there is no such thing as a one-gun solution to address the plethora of variations … [Read more...] about What’s The Best SHTF Gun for Preppers?
Following the firearms safety rules is a universal best practice for all gun owners. However, there are additional safety concerns for preppers. We're planning on using guns in a very different environment that we use guns in right now. One of the misconceptions about SHTF situations is that … [Read more...] about Gun Safety Guide That Every Prepper Should Know
Last year was a particularly bad winter and it killed a lot of my rose bushes right back to the roots - and some it just plain killed. As I was cleaning up the roses and pruning the dead branches (and bleeding from multiple scratches to my arms and face) this spring it occurred to me why roses were … [Read more...] about Using Thorn Bushes for Security (and Other Defensive Landscaping Tips)
Whether you are bugging in or bugging out to a retreat location, barbed wire may be your most inexpensive perimeter barrier and warning system of an impending breach if you attach simple bells to the wire. Barbed wire was first invented in the United States in 1874 to contain livestock … [Read more...] about Homestead Security With Barbed Wire Fencing