The acronym SHTF has gotten quite popular in the past few years. I remember that it used to be popular to say that your preparations were for fighting off the inevitable Russian or Chinese invasion, sometimes instead the Blue Helmets were mentioned. I’d tend to think Blue Helmets would be a Turkey Shoot, but lets … Read moreJust got back home after Irma.
The online surplus website Old Grouch’s Surplus sent out an email with a neat list of ideas if you are like me and have more of these than you know what to currently do with. 1- Make a portable wood stove 2- Lockable center console for your Jeep or UTV 3- Tool Box 4- Waterproof … Read more101 Uses For Ammocan
Today we have a guest post from sporadic contributor and quasi-Looserounds member “CJ”, about his favorite topic. Prepping – Some thoughts… A lot of gun enthusiasts seem to justify their hobby as some sort of preparation for armageddon. Sure, when the aliens invade I won’t deny the usefulness of an arsenal. But let’s not … Read moreLong Term, Hard Use FootWear
The following is repost from Hognose at weaponsman.com. Weaponsman is an excellent weapon related website that is a friend to this website and also a favorite internet stop. The most annoying person in the world is the write-only device. You know that guy: he never shuts up, yammering on and on, and never stopping to listen, only to … Read moreThe Listening / Security Halt
For a long time “ceramic” meant “expensive” when it comes to body armor. Either pay at least $500 at a minimum for a ceramic level IV plate or settle for a less expensive and less effective steel plate. As more regular folks buy armor for just in case, market pressure has forced manufacturers to adapt. … Read moreHighcom 4SAS7: a Seriously Tough Ceramic Plate at a Great Price
Some things really are better. Cold beer is better than warm beer. Empire Strikes Back is better than Return of the Jedi. But in most cases, one thing is not really better than another thing, just different. As much as it pains me to admit, PCs are not better than Macs, just different. Depending on … Read moreIs Ceramic Armor Really "Better" Than Steel?
By Danny I spent some time thinking as to how to go about writing this article and have changed things from how I initially wanted to approach it. At first I was going to talk about all the different meanings of night vision terms and what they do, but there is already lots … Read moreIntroduction to night vision
Part 2 of the debunking of the absurd myth that the M4 has caused the death of US military people due to failures. Once again this is the sole work of the writer from www.weaponsman.com, THE technical website on all things military weapons related, among other topics. We again highly recommend all follow them. Part … Read moreThe Big Lie About Wanat (COP Kahler), Part 2 of 2
The third day of the Ky modern gun season started out cold and dreary with light rain mixed with sleet. All morning I had set around debating with myself on if I should suffer the weather , the climb up the mountain and the hours and hours of boredom. I had stopped hunting deer … Read moreDEER HUNTING WITH THE COLT901 M.A.R.C MODULAR CARBINE
A few weeks ago we got contacted via our facebook page by Front Range Survival about their products. http://www.frontrangesurvival.com/ A few days later I got an item from them to test out and review. As you can see in the picture of above it is is a fire starting fire rod. The handle/lanyard if … Read moreFront Range Survival Fire Starting Rod Review