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Category Archives: Safety Options

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.…

Reloading Ammunition

Reloading ammunition

Reloading a Cartridge Now that you have cleaned and returned the cases to original manufacturer specifications you are ready to build cartridges. The following steps go much faster than case prep. If you use a single stage press you will accomplish each of…

De-prime and Reshape Cases

clean cases for reloading

Reshaping the Brass Cases and Removing the Old Primer The steps of de-priming and reshaping cases are done by a single die.  When the cartridge is fired the brass expands to fill the firing chamber of the gun.  It must be returned to…

Case Prep Using the Frankford Arsenal Case Trim & Prep Center

Frankford arsenal case prep center

Case Prep is Essential for Quality Reloading Case prep is more than just cleaning brass.  It actually is an essential part of the reloading process.  True case prep will bring the brass back to manufacturer’s specifications and provide a stable platform to build…

Clean Cases Are Essential For Reloading

Clean brass cases

  Never Reload Dirty Cases Clean cases are critical to your finished product. Cleaning, inspecting, resizing and preparing the brass to receive a new primer, measured powder, a new bullet and crimp are where I spend the most time during the entire reloading…