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My NRA Hat Stopped a Robbery

NRA hat stopped a robbery

I never drew my weapon or even made a threatening move. The thief saw that I was wearing an NRA hat and correctly assumed that there were easier prey. He quickly moved on and I was grateful. No one was hurt and we were not robbed. My NRA truly saved a life that night.

10 Reasons You Must Have a Pellet Rifle in Your Prep Supplies

Pellet rifle

Pellet Rifles Are Not Toys A pellet rifle is not a “Red Rider BB gun” for kids.  Modern pellet rifles are much more than a BB gun ever dreamt of being.  Accurate, deadly and completely legal.  I do not know of a state…

Establish a “No Zone” For Your Protection

No zone

How close do you want danger to get to you and your family? How close do you want an intruder to get to you before you take action? To answer these questions means to establish a No Zone. This is a boundary that you establish that if crossed means you are going to take action to defend yourself.

Reloading and Building Your Own Ammunition an Important Part of Prepping

Reloading ammunition

For any serious prepper reloading ammunition is a key component of prepping. This is the most effective way of creating enough ammunition to supply their needs now and after WROL begins. Do not neglect this very important aspect of prepping.

AR-10 Build – 80% Lower Unboxing


Building weapons for defensive and hunting purposes is legal and probably a lot easier than you think. Having built various weapons for personal use I have come to look forward to each project. The first step in the process is acquiring the pieces to complete the weapon. Here, we look at unboxing the lower receiver for an AR-10 hunting rifle that I am building.

Building an AR-10 Hunting Rifle

Is It Legal To Build A Rifle? It is in most states.  It certainly is legal to build a rifle where I live (or so, according to this great resource I found online).  We are not talking about a loophole in some law.…

3 Reasons To Reload And Build Ammunition

Will reloading help cut my prepping cost? How well does reloaded ammunition shoot? Is reloading hard to learn? Great questions that are answered in this post.

Reloading can become an essential part of your prepping steps. Especially if you are concerned about your family’s safety. Learn how reloading ammunition will save you money while keeping you stocked on accurate shooting ammunition in a hobby that can turn into a real skill.

Short Range Defense Options

Short range defense

How Far is Short Range Defense Short range is anything under 25 yards.  This does include hand-to-hand.  Short range defense is the worst possible scenario as it is close and personal.  You will see your foe, be able to talk to the enemy…

Mid Range Defense Options

How Far is Mid Range Defense For our purposes here we define mid range as 25 – 100 yards.  Some will argue that this is really close range but you have to remember that we are talking about non-military individuals on this site.…

Long Range Defense Options

Long range defense

How Far is Long Range Defense? This is line of sight (as far as you can see) down to 100 yards out. Depending on your terrain this could be a very long distance.  Providing defense at these distances will require skill and practice. Be…