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4 Lethal Weapons You Can Build Yourself

By Ben / March 24, 2019

Guns have always been the go-to item for self-defense, and for good reason. No melee weapon can compare to a firearm. But what makes firearms very useful is that anyone can use them; men and women, both young and old, and if the situation ever calls for it, even children. Unfortunately, firearms aren’t always readily […]


Are Non-Lethal Weapons and Unarmed Combat Skills Enough?

By Emma C / October 1, 2018

This is a common question that pops up when preppers think about self-defense. Using a firearm seems extremely violent and final. They’d rather take their attackers down and wait till the police arrive. It seems more humane. The truth of the matter is that reality is very different. Every prepper should own a firearm; there’s […]


Identifying Risks and Signs of Oncoming Attacks

By Andrew J. / July 2, 2018

Most people prefer to lead quiet lives and not challenge others to fights or get violent- the thought of hurting someone or getting hurt in an altercation doesn’t sit well with most of us. However, there are some people who have no qualms getting aggressive or violent. They understand that most people will back away […]


Choosing Your Ideal Survival Knife

By Andrew J. / June 13, 2018

A survival knife is one of the most essential survival tools that you’ll need if you’re bugging out in the wilderness or camping outdoors. A normal kitchen knife is just not going to cut it (pun fully intended). A good survival knife has several qualities that go beyond cutting meat and vegetables. In the wilderness, […]


Survival Tips from “The Walking Dead

By Emma C / February 25, 2016

If you can see past the zombie gore, nail-biting close encounters with death (or un-death), and, well, more zombie gore, you’ll find that there are a few things to be learned from AMC’s hit TV series, The Walking Dead. Sure, the zombie apocalypse isn’t the most likely of events, but nonetheless, rules for surviving at […]