I was in an exchange the other day with a non-gun owner about hunting that made me to do some hard thinking about more institutionalized attacks on guns and the cultures that support them, namely questioning the value of hunting your own food.
I’ve heard the bug out bag gun argument take on caliber, make, model, type, weight, capacity, material and application. But what happens when it breaks?
With a culture that says call 911 first, people today have become too reliant on the promise of help when they find themselves in real self defense situations, during which you usually have only yourself to count on. The solution? Think like a gunfighter.
With affordable semi-autos suffering from Unicorn Syndrome, Guns.com has been getting more and more requests for looks at large caliber survival rifles that aren’t semi-automatic. Well you know what they saw about asking…
Among the defense minded there is a school of thought that it’s wise to practice with lighter loads than you would concealed carry for defense. In the short, the benefits are apparent, but is this really a good habit to get into?
With gun control efforts breathing down national and local necks, we ask, what will these semi-automatic weapon bans mean in the short term for shooters, what they will likely look like if they pass and what gun owners can do if the worst happens.
With swinging-for-the-fences gun control on the table in Washington, could there ever be a ban on reloading supplies? Well, I say never say never…
Out of all the recent gun control nonsense proposed after Sandy Hook, the legislation currently seeking the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo scares me the most because, as a lifelong resident of upstate New York, I see it as both an attack on both my guns and my way of life…
Functional and finely crafted, guns have always been considered investments, but there are some guns on the market today claiming collectible status that you should stay away from if you’re planning on getting both a gun and a nest egg.
You may not consider any of these guns to be “defensive” in nature, but with small price-tags and untold creative uses they illustrate the principle, circumstances dictate tactics.