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
In a crisis situation it may become necessary to defend your home and proprieties from marauders who do not have good intentions. For many older folks, especially women, firearms are often strange objects that are feared and looked down upon. For others, especially those with military experience or … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Firearms for Home Defense
Although some may argue from my point-of-view firearms and preparedness absolutely go together. From talking to many readers of this site and others there are people out there getting involved in prepping and have NEVER shot a firearm. They are uncomfortable with firearms and often do not know … [Read more...] about Firearms: A Major Part of Preparedness
Unless you’re fond of shooting out someone’s eye, regularly cleaning your shotgun is a must. Granted, not every speck of dirt, gunk, rust or grime may have the power to mess up your gun badly enough to blind someone, but three major dangers can quickly evolve into hazardous situations. The … [Read more...] about Top 3 Pitfalls of Not Properly Cleaning Your Shotgun