Weapons in the Wild

Gunshots wounds and stopping power – myth vs. fact regarding bullet impacts will surprise you

Forget what you see on TV. The reality of gunshot wounds and terminal (death inducing) gunshot injuries is remarkably different from what is shown in the movies where the gunman appears to have an unlimited supply of bullets, gunshots knock the enemy off their feet, and gunshot victims make long,…
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Weapons in the Wild

How to make gunpowder in the wild (all it takes is charcoal, sulfur, and potassium nitrate)

In a survival situation, primitive tools will get you by but for maximum survivability, you need mechanical weapons and explosives – and nothing beats the time-tested combustive mixture – gunpowder. Gunpowder is the earliest known chemical explosive. It burns fast (flash fast) and if placed inside a sealed container or…
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Survival News

Guns, violence, and mass shootings in the United States – the real reason behind America’s shooting epidemic

The question of gun control Naturally, when a mass shooting occurs and the media bombards the public with anti-gun rhetoric, we become concerned and wonder, “Would the country indeed be safer if gun ownership was restricted – or more tightly controlled?”  The truth is, with regards to the level of violence…
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Hostile Areas

Snipers – how they operate and how to avoid their gun sights

About professional snipers Professional snipers, particularly military-trained snipers, are well versed in marksmanship, field craft, reconnaissance, observation, surveillance, target acquisition and of course, camouflage.  Avoiding a sniper attack can be nearly impossible but by understanding how they work, and following a few simple avoidance tactics, it’s possible you may be…
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Survival News

California Senate passes SB 53 gun control laws – includes $50 fee and background check to purchase ammo

This week (June 1, 2013), the State of California continued to prove, boast almost, that they are out of touch with the rest of the nation as the California Senate continued to tighten gun control laws, which are already some of the toughest in the nation.  Under the new SB…
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Hostile Areas

How to survive a mass public shooting – tips for avoiding the shooter’s sights and getting out alive

Random Mass Public Shootings Despite what many believe, random mass public shootings are not uncommon occurrences. For instance, during six months in 2012, there were at least six random, mass shooting incidents (one in a drive by shooting spree killing 3 people, two in schools killing a total of 10…
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