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Evolution Of The Handgun – Infographic

By Matt

  This infographic from GunVault charts the development of the handgun from simple black powder load and pray lead throwers, to the modern high-powered and deadly accurate weapons that we use today. The Colt M1911 is undoubtedly the most influential auto of all time, with most modern semi-automatics tracing their development from the original John […]

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How To Make A Survival Knife From An Old File

By Matt

Cold Steel… The best survival knife it’s said, is the one you have on you at the time of need. It’s a basic necessity of any personal survival kit and whilst there are many handmade survival knives about, good ones command (and rightly so) a premium price. So why not make your own? I found […]

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How To Prioritise Your 3 Day Survival Kit

By Matt

The 72 Hour Survival Kit – AKA the 3 Day Bug Out Kit Short term emergency survival kits should be available in all households to cover the basic daily needs of a family over a period of at least a few days.(72 Hrs) Consider being unable to leave your home after a storm takes out […]

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Evolution Of The Rifle – Infographic

By Matt

  Rifles… They’ve been around a while now and this infographic, originally from Cannon Safes, charts the progress of the long gun, from the lead ball and black powder muskets of the 1600s, through to the complex battlefield weapons of the last decade. As technology improves, we are seeing accuracy and distance, that was only dreamed […]

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Infographic – 21 Medical Kit Must Haves For GSW

By Matt

If you’ve been around guns for any length of time you’ll appreciate the need to have some kit dedicated to treating gunshot wounds. I’ve seen guys been out on hunting trips who have had accidents and nearly bled to death for the sake of some decent first aid kit The infographic by the prepper project […]

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Joe’s Top Six Firearms For Survival Scenarios

By Matt

Desperate people will resort to questionable measures to survive, even if it means resorting to violence. At some point, if you have prepared for SHTF scenarios, you may be faced with the need to take lethal action to defend yourself, family or property from those wishing to take it from you. With this in mind, […]

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My Five Favorite Survival Knives

By Matt

Our Top Five Favourite Survival Knives What makes a great favourite survival knife? Well the feedback is pretty varied but some of you have put forward your preferences, so I thought a quick run through of a few, for the rest of my readers to think about,   K-Bar BK11 Made by THE Iconic American […]

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