Tag Archives: self defense

The AK-47 vs AR-15: Which Rifle is Better?

Yes, I am going there. One of the most hotly debated questions in prepper/survival/firearm enthusiast circles is around the best survival rifle. For all intents and purposes, there are only two in competition in the US and those are the AK-47 and the AR-15. I will add that there are variants of both and I am lumping all of those into these two categories. This question of what is the best survival rifle is one that

How to Survive Extreme Winter

How to Survive Extreme Cold The states of Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts make up what is commonly referred to as the New England area of the United States. Located in the northeastern section of the country, New Englanders are quite used to surviving cold spells.Heck, the area is known for it. But in 1816, something drastic happened on that front. The winter of 1815-16 had been unusu

The 10 Very Best Guns For Concealed Carry

There are lots of concealed handguns out there, and with so many options it can be difficult to buy just one. These are my favorite choices. I’ve fired all of these weapons, and would personally trust my life to any one of them. I’ve given them each a specific category I feel they fit. 1. Beretta Nano – Best Ultra Small 9mm The Beretta Nano is an interesting design and is about as small and thin as you can go

Is Prepping Biblical?

When I study what the Bible says about self defense, gun ownership and even prepping, I am always drawn to 1 Timothy 5:8. “But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.” There can be no question about it: You are commanded to feed your family, to keep them safe and warm and protected come what may. Men must rise to this chal

How to Store and Stack Firewood The Right Way

Winter is coming! For some folks, perhaps it is already here. If you’re living in a place where wood heat is a primary or supplemental heat source for the winter months, firewood is a big deal. The Best Kind of Wood to Burn The best kind of wood to burn will depend on where you live and which kinds of trees are available. Generally speaking, hard woods, like oak and cherry, burn longer and put off more heat, and

The Amazing Confessions Of A Man Who Lived 37 Years Off Grid (AMA)

By Ron Melchiore Imagine if you can, a homestead nestled deep in the forest, fronting a beautiful lake. Oh sure… that sounds dreamy and might be reality for a lucky few. But now let’s take it a step further. The homestead sits on the shore of a remote, pristine lake which is located 100 miles in the wilderness. No roads, no trails, no neighbors. Only forest, water, animals and silence. Float plane is the only w

FEMA And NASA Prepare For Doom – What Do They Know That We Don’t Know? Number Of ‘Apocalyptic Asteroids’ Increases 50 Percent In ‘Shock Discovery’

Way back on February 23rd of 2016, we reported in a story on ANP that a huge fireball had recently struck the Atlantic Ocean even though most Americans were completely unaware of it as a game of ‘cosmic roulette’ continued in the heavens above us. Back then we also reported that according to Brian Cox, the Science presenter at the Daily Mail, “there is an asteroid with our name on it and it will h

10 Secret Ways To Turn The Panic Room Into A Bunker

Even if you travel to the ends of the Earth to reach the perfect bug out location, or you think you have everything accounted for in a bug in scenario, your survival may depend on  the contents and security  of a single room. Some people feel panic rooms are useless, or that escaping is always a better option, but a panic room is really useful until immediate dangers pass. When used with awareness of the pitfalls

‘A Very Disturbing Series Of Events’ – Are The Russians Running To Their Bunkers?

Back on August 24th, Susan Duclos reported on ANP that the Czech Republic had recently warned their citizens to ‘prepare for the worst’, joining a growing list of government’s including Germany, China and the US recently issuing cryptic warnings to their citizens. As this recent story from the Organic Prepper’s Daisy Luther tells us, we seem to be witnessing a very disturbing series of event

Louisiana: What They Don’t Want You To Know Or See

-Donald Trump Did More For Louisiana In One Day Than Obama, Hillary Or The MSM Has Done Since The Historic Flooding Began What is happening in Louisiana right now is being called “The worst natural disaster in US since Hurricane “Sandy”,” with others saying it it is the worst to hit the U.S. since Katrina, but either way, the bottom line is it is bad. The Hill reports that at least 13 people

What Is the the Right Fence for Your Homestead?

One of the basic fixtures on a homestead is fencing. Fences are used to keep animals in, or out, of areas. They are used to mark boundaries or provide attractive borders to properties. You may think that a fence doesn’t need to be all that sturdy to contain your particular livestock. However, a horse using the top wire to scratch its neck, or a cow snuffling under the bottom wire to reach better grass can soon ca

Prep Blog Review: Knives, Guns and Camouflage

Food, water and shelter are not the only things we need for survival. Today I want to discuss what’s important for our self-defense. First on the agenda is a popular multipurpose survival tool – the knife. Do you know how to choose a good one? Next, do you believe in these gun myths? Plus, more about camouflage and other self-defense tips in our weekly prep blog review. Enjoy! 1. Everyday Carry: Your Guide To C

The Poor Man’s Guide To Survival Gear

Special Note:  Obviously, an entire book could be written on this subject, which is a task beyond the scope of this article.  The purpose of the following piece is to give those with financial difficulty a foothold on prepping without added pain.  It is meant to be a starting point, not a compendium. A friend of mine took note recently that a large portion of activists involved in the Liberty Movement had hit ex