May 13, 2020

Protective Gear You Should Wear While Shooting, and Why

Editor’s note: With millions of people buying firearms in the recent months, there are a record number of new gun owners who need to get skilled in using their firearms. In a previous article, we covered safety essentials for first-time gun owners. Today’s article covers protective gear you’ll need while shooting at the gun range. Protective Gear You Should Wear While Shooting, and Why Written by Travis Noonan March 2020 set a record month for gun sales in America, with […]

First-Time Gun Owner? Here are the Safety Essentials

Written by Travis Noonan We’ve covered topics like personal defense in the past and naturally, that includes firearm ownership and use. While no prepper wants to take a life, the possibility of having to use lethal force in self-defense is something any prepper should prepare for. Making that decision and being on the right side of the law (and your own conscience) means being a safe, well-trained gun owner. If you’re purchasing a firearm for the first time, mastering the […]

Pregnant Mom Protected Her Family with an AR-15

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I came across this story a couple of days ago and thought this is a great one to share and discuss with y’all. Here’s what happened According to BayNews9,  The incident happened around 9 pm on a Wednesday night. Two masked men with pistols broke in through the back door of the home and immediately attacked the dad and his 11-year old daughter. He was pistol whipped and kicked repeatedly in the head, […]

7 Tips To Deal With The Most Common Handgun Malfunctions

Written by  Glen Artis The handgun has been around for centuries. And since the introduction of the first semi-automatic handgun in 1892, this firearm has undergone numerous technological advancements. Today’s handguns are the most sophisticated in the history of handguns. But in spite of this, modern handguns are still vulnerable to malfunctions. In fact, most if not all handgun users have experienced a malfunction at some point that rendered their guns temporarily inoperable. And while some of us may cuss […]

Reasons Why the 1911 is so Popular

The M1911 pistol served as the standard issue handgun for the U.S. military from 1911 to 1986.  It uses a 45 ACP cartridge and is a single action, semi-automatic weapon designed by John Browning.  Today we are looking at why the 1911 is such a popular handgun. Reasons Why the 1911 is so Popular Written by James Walton We’ll say it again: The 1911 is one of the most iconic handguns ever made. It’s one of the oldest and most legendary pieces ever […]

Open Carry

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Last month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 910, also known as the “open carry bill.”  The bill will allow licensed Texans to openly carry their handguns in a hip or shoulder holster, starting January 1, 2016.  Private businesses will still be allowed to prohibit handguns within their premises as long as they post the proper signs.  Under the version that was approved, law enforcement personnel have the authority to stop and […]

Firearms for Long Term Survival

Today is Day Four of Preparedness Blog Crossover Week.  I hope you have been enjoying the series. Today’s question is:  What firearms do you feel are most appropriate for long term survival and why? I’ll be the first to admit I am not the biggest expert when it comes to firearms.  But I have read and researched enough to know at the minimum what I would have for long term survival.  I’d have a handgun for defense.  In my case […]

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