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Negligent Discharge – Do This, and it Won’t Happen

A negligent discharge of a firearm is nearly always due to one thing: A lack of training and practice. More specifically, keeping your finger off the trigger until you are ready to fire. It's as simple as that. Guns don't shoot by themselves. They are simply hunks of...

How To Block IR Infrared Thermal Imaging

A warm body can be detected by thermal imaging equipment from its IR (Infrared) heat signature. It's a difficult challenge to avoid detection, be it animal or human. Warm blooded. You may be camouflaged in the best concealment there is, but highly visible to IR...

Traveler’s Guide – Transporting Firearms Across State Lines

The following information about transporting firearms across state lines is sourced from the NRA-ILA. I thought that some of you might find it beneficial to know... Note: I have found the following guide to be extremely useful, "Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of...

Uninvited Guests In Time Of Crisis

"If things get bad, I'm coming to your place!" Guest post by Mr. and Mrs. restoringBrad - How many of us have heard people say that, or something similar to it? Even if they were laughing when they said it, they might mean it. Sure, some folks would say that jokingly,...

Motion Light Location You Might Not Have Thought Of…

The best places to put outdoor motion lights. Is this topic even worth writing about? Yes! Why? Because home security is important. It begins at the perimeter. Motion lights are put up outdoors for two reasons. Convenience and Security.   Outdoor Motion Light...

Survival Gun “Go / No-Go” Questions & Answers

Guest article by Bogan For the last fifty or more years, an incredible amount of discussion, whether in books, on-line or around the pot-bellied stove has been about the perfect gun for survival, or better yet the composition of the perfect survival battery. Opinions...

21 Personal Security Tips While You’re Out Shopping

I've put together a list of personal security tips geared towards those who go out shopping. Actually this list was assembled awhile ago and I've given it a refresh (with more bonus tips and 3 personal real world examples). The fact is that trouble lurks just beneath...