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  1. New Member Introduction
    I reside in a distant suburb near Tampa Florida and I am a native. I already prep for hurricanes with water, food, battery powered lighting, etc etc. The riots of last year got me interested in SHTF prepping. I have increased my arsenal from 1 to 11 firearms. Handguns, Rifles and Shotguns with a...
  2. Firearms General Discussion
    I only tell this embarrassing tale to educate and gain insight. This is hard for me to admit. Went to the range today. I always go alone. Always. Today, I invited a friend from work to try out some of my firearms. We were shooting a variety of calibers and different platforms. We were...
  3. Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows
    The fire lance was the ancestor of all firearms. Its construction is very simple, it’s basically a barrel (attached to a spear or a lance) filled with gunpowder. When the gunpowder is ignited, it creates a flamethrower. Lead pellets and other kind of ingredients, such as iron fragments, hot...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello, I have been seeing a few videos of people training in this sort of tactical style: For personal reasons, I am unable to join the military and am very interested in this type of training. Does anyone have any information on this sort of training? How much do these lessons cost? How...
  5. Firearms General Discussion
    For firearms most of us have have at least 3 firearms. At least most of us in the USA. During the American revolution we learned the importance of making sure that everyone can be armed. As we learned that it is possible for a governing body to become oppressive, and the people should...
  6. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Hey everyone, Here's a photo-heavy summary (unless I have trouble linking) of my experience finishing off an 80% receiver recently. The claims are that even someone without machining experience or heavy machinery can complete it, and I'm proof of that (Although machining experience wouldn't...
  7. Firearms General Discussion
    For a fun question lets say we lived in a world without semi autos or automatics. past present or future. for what ever reason we just don't have them. my question is which firearm would you have for a post apoc. scenario in a world without ARs, AKs, semi auto Pistols. or other semi fire guns...
  8. Firearms General Discussion
    does anyone think that $4.50 is a good deal on standard metal ar15 magazines?
  9. Firearms General Discussion
    Hi guys, I'm looking for a little help choosing an optic for my ar. As of now I have rear flip up sights and an A2 style fixed front sight post. I am very proficient with my current iron sight set up, and am ready to move on to an optic. I have about $200 to spend. I know that won't get me a top...
  10. Firearms General Discussion
    Hello! I am currently in an argument online in the comments section of a yahoo article, and I am arguing with an anti-gun left winger who thinks guns should be banned in the U.S. I would like as many links to legit news stories (no "well my cousins friends cousin told me...") of where guns...
  11. Military Weapons Forum
    So this will be my first post and I hope it helps the new guys out there just now getting into a preparedness mindset. This post will revolve around an Urban/Suburban enviornment. If you're new to this and like most people you've got a million items on your list and you're wallet is getting less...
  12. Polls and Surveys
    Your are NVA or Viet Cong in Vietnam War choose your gun I hate have to do this thread, but this balance the US side thread
  13. Polls and Surveys
    You are US soldier in the Vietnam War Gun would you choose?
  14. Firearms General Discussion
    I am new to reloading, only about 250 rounds of .308 so far, and I have had a couple of issues I hope you guys can help me with. About 4 times I had the primer fall out of the primer pocket, all 4 times with LC brass and federal 210 primers. I clean the primer pocket if it matters. About 10...
  15. General Discussion
    TSA finding more and more guns on fliers http://www.usatoday.com/story/todayinthesky/2013/07/03/more-air-passengers-show-up-with-guns/2485619/ "In the first six months of this year, Transportation Security Administration screeners found 894 guns on passengers or in their carry-on bags, a 30%...
  16. Firearms General Discussion
    I believe every American should own 5 firearms: AR style rifle, Pistol, Home Defense Shotgun, hunting Rifle, and a Plinker.. I think the reasoning behind this is pretty straight forward. Each firearm is built for it's own purpose. Get comfortable with your firearms, learn them in and out, keep...
  17. Firearms General Discussion
    Rate the firearm above you. This is how it goes, rate the firearm posted above you, 1~10, 10 being the highest rating. Don't forget to post another firearm for the next user to rate on...
  18. Firearms General Discussion
    As I was dipping my finger tip in the can I started to wonder does everyone know about this stuff. Our oven is old and get used a lot. The door has two arms that run on rollers. The arm have a very stout spring attached to them. Near the door the arms have a ramp that holds the door closed...
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