At first, 9mm carbine just sounds terribly wrong. Why on Earth would anyone buy a small caliber rifle that isn’t a tried and true .22LR or a bigger and beefier 5.56 rifle? I mean, that’s what all the cool kids have, right? If that’s what you’re thinking, I hope you
No real outdoorsman is leaving the house set out on an adventure without a good camping knife, period. A camping knife is one of the most versatile tools you’ll ever put in your pack or throw in the truck and really, there is no replacement. Whether the task at hand
After being sent to Wounded Warrior while in the Marines, I got a lot of first-hand experience with service dogs and gear they wear. I was blown away by how helpful they were to their handlers. I saw them recommended for all kinds of injuries and health conditions like PTSD,
If you’re looking for a 22LR scope to turn your Ruger 10/22 or other .22 caliber rifle into a tack driver, this guide is for you! Although the .22 rifle is a tried and true platform that hasn’t actually changed much over the last 100 years, optics are a totally
The U.S. Department of Justice reported over 1.03 million home invasions and 1.25 million cases of violent crime last year. That may seem like a lot, and unfortunately, it is, meaning you need to be prepared and ready in the off chance you become part of those statistics. Planning ahead
A lot of people say concealed carry purses aren’t the best option… and they’re right. But… On the body carry configurations aren’t always an option. A lot of outfits just can’t accommodate a concealed carry weapon (CCW), and I don’t blame you for leaving your CCW at home because it’s uncomfortable!
Ask a Marine or experienced hiker what their most vital piece of non-firearm related gear is and one answer that will come up often is boots. Take my word for it, if you don’t invest in a pair of high-quality boots, your feet and joints will likely pay the price
AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova, which is Russian for Kalashnikov’s Automatic Rifle and is named after the man who developed the rifle (Mikhail Kalashnikov) in 1947. Kalshnikova was a Russian tank commander during World War II and began his career as a weapon designer after being injured in the battle
Every military branch thinks that they’re the best, the most important, and in their own way the hardest working. There are so many funny military jokes and jabs out there so it took me a while to compile a list of only the best. Some of the jokes on this
Unforeseen emergencies happen, there’s no way around it. They often happen with little warning, so it’s smart to have a supply of food, water, and other essentials on hand at all times. Emergency food rations are a unique purchase. They’re one of the few items you buy and pray you
Whether it’s your turn to cook dinner or you’re preparing for an emergency situation; MREs are always handy to have around. On this page, I’ll show you where to buy MRE meals cheap and answer the most common questions about them, like how long they last, how to read the
Having a source of clean drinking water is a top priority in an emergency situation. Nowadays, we take clean water for granted, but anyone who has experienced or witnessed a natural disaster knows how important it is to have a water supply on hand. It’s a good idea to plan
I personally called the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to clear up a lot of confusion regarding the important FCC radio updates that took place in recent years to FRS/GMRS 2 way radios. On this page, I’ll cover what I learned, the difference between FRS and GMRS, and share what I
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