Dave Milligan

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How to Turn Your Smartphone into a Mobile Survival Library

A lot of Survival “purists” out there raise their nose at gadgets and the newest technologies. Although there is something to say about not relying …

Information Systems

Dry Measure: How To Dry Wet Boots In The Field

You almost made it across the creek--but now your feet are soaked, your boots are sloshing, and you're headed for misery, if not frostbite. There are …

Gift ideas – Five products for EDC (every day carry) fans – The Gadgeteer

Are you still trying to figure out what to get for that person on your gift list who seems to have everything? Here are five ideas that are sure to …

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Maxpedition EDC Pocket Organizer by Tonton Mike on Flickr.

The PowerPot

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>American<br>• Camping<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<br>• Tools<p>The PowerPot is a relatively small, portable power generator that just …

Lithium Ion

How to Make a Bug Out Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The term ‘Bugging Out’ refers to the decision to abandon your home due …

Desert Tech rolling out a new five-caliber bullpup for (2014)

Desert Tech — formerly known as Desert Tactical Arms — has a product that we’re very excited to see next week at SHOT Show, and we’ve only seen the …

Building a Financial Safety Net, Part 1: Getting Started

Much of survivalism and a prepared lifestyle involves having ample reserves in place to weather the tough times. It's the case of the grasshopper and …

Optimized Use of Cover - Tactical Moment #8

<b>Learn to shoot from behind cover while keeping yourself hidden from the threat. In the real world – in a tactical environment – it’s about not</b> …

Self Defense

Four Tips for Driving While Armed

Jason R. Hanson writes:<p>In this month’s <i>American Rifleman,</i> The Armed Citizen section tells of a woman and her son cut off by a vehicle. The car …

14 Survival Guides - PDF Downloads for FREE

• <b>Learn 15 Ultra-Filthy “No Nonsense” Fight Moves (For FREE!) –</b> Simple. So easy in fact that ANYONE, no matter what your size, strength or skill level, …

First Aid

Build a Powerful Hand Pump From Scratch with PVC Pipe

If you ever need a big pump to move water or air, it's not too hard to make your own with PVC pipe.<p>The video above should give you a great idea of …

35 Reasons You Should Never Be Without Vinegar

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Whether you are storing up supplies for hard times or just want to save a little grocery money on cleaning supplies, one thing …

Survive anything

Ah, the great outdoors. It's where men morph into testosterone-fueled animals, taking summits by storm, conquering raging rivers, and flying down trails. At least that was the fantasy while you were loading up your gear. What happens instead: You fall out of your kayak, a slick rock leads to an …

Planning on Surviving a Nuclear, Large-Scale EMP. Here’s How.

Hello fellow survivalists, this is Seamus Finn, writing to you from the beautiful, French-speaking province of Québec, Canada.<p>Some of you might …

Off-grid

Formulating a Family Home Defense Plan - The Loadout Room

For years, my wife and I had a pretty simple arrangement in the case of a home invasion. We’d both grab our guns and flashlights from the nightstand, …

The Top 10 Greatest Handgun Cartridges of all time

After literally minutes of research, the team here at Gun Nuts has put together what is the most exhaustive list of pistol cartridges and their place …

7 Gun Myths, Attacked Head-on

Ever wondered if Patton really did shoot down a German plane with his pistol? Does the gun <i>always</i> beat the blade? Or how Buffalo Bill shot so well? …

How to Secure a Handgun in a Crowd - Handguns

If you think any retention holster is completely secure against a gun grab, think again: If you can draw the gun, so can someone else. Retention …

Waistband Carry Options: Inside vs. Outside - Handguns

Pistol or revolver? 9mm or .45-caliber? Isosceles or Weaver? These topics have long been the subject of heated debate in the shooting world. While …

Self Defense

6 Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Tourist Abroad

There are a lot of negative connotations attached to the word "tourist." While it's inevitable that when traveling abroad, you'll look and feel like an outsider at times, it's easy to avoid tourist hate.<p>Here are seven simple ways to not look like a tourist. We promise, it will make your travels …

Shotguns for preppers

What might be the ultimate prepper firearm? What would its attributes be? Off the top of my head, versatility, power, reliability, and ammunition …

Self Defense

Gerber's Impromptu Tactical Pen is designed for danger

Gerber is more associated with producing knives than anything else, but now also produces multitools and survival kits, amongst other things. The …

Self Defense

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6 Military Inspired Clothing Options Every Man Should Own

Between men’s tactical clothing to men’s practical shopping, no man should go without at least one of these six military clothing options. Men …

20 Survival Tips You Must Know

Staying alive requires recognizing danger, feeling fear, and reacting. Here's what you need to know to survive bear attacks, chainsaw accidents, and even vengeful vending machines.<p>These survival tips can help you avoid becoming just another statistic. Accidents are the leading cause of death among …

Hurricane Sandy

Quickcord Belt

The Quickcord Belt is a project currently up on Kickstarter. Made from 2″ nylon webbing, the Quickcord earns its name from a primary feature of its …

Off Duty Cop Shoots and Kills Would-Be Robber

Shocking footage captured from a gas stations security camera shows the moment an off duty police officer is approached by three men attempting to …

Crime