Category Archives: self defense

28 ways to avoid being the victim of burglars

The most common burglar is a young man who lives within a two miles of you.  This type of burglar is the easiest to stop.  They are normally not very experienced and highly skilled.  However, there are still many experienced … Continue reading

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Miranda Warnings and How They effect you

Recently there was an incident in which a young woman was carrying a baseball bat in her car, when she was stopped by a police officer.  Since she had the bat in the front seat, the officer asked her why … Continue reading

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The Kobun Tanto Styled Boot Knife by Cold Steel

The other day I received a Cold Steel Kobun from Knife Hog (http://www.knifehog.com/).  First thing, I have never bought anything from them and have not had any business dealings with them.  However, I have not heard anything bad so deal … Continue reading

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Penetration of Small Arms for Home Defense

Here is a question submitted by one of our readers on the penetrating power of small arms as a result of the post Ammo Penetration Can be a Problem in Home Defense.  I am posting this for you to make comments and … Continue reading

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Ammo Penetration Can be a Problem in Home Defense

Yesterday, we wrote about A Shotgun, The Best Firearm for Defending Your Home.  In the post, I mentioned that any firearm that is adequate for self-defense will penetrate the walls of a stick built home.  By stick built, I am … Continue reading

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A Shotgun, The Best Firearm for Defending Your Home

I have seen a lot of discussion on the subject of ammunition and what caliber is best for you to keep for home defense.  Now for the purposes of this discussion I am assuming that you are defending your home … Continue reading

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What Rights do You Give Up When You consent to a Search

First let me qualify a few things; while I served in Law Enforcement for many years, I am not an attorney and have been retired for over 20 years.  Even though I try to keep up on the law, I … Continue reading

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Good Habits and Routines, Govern How Preppers Respond in an Emergency

Good habits and routines can determine your reactions in an emergency.  Years ago when I was on the fire department, I responded to a fire in an elementary school.  Now this school was in session and this was a fairly … Continue reading

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Binoculars, Everything You need to Know to Buy a Good set

The other day I was talking to people about binoculars and found out how little the average person understands the differences in them.  In a TEOTWAWKI situation, a good pair of binoculars may turn out to be an extremely important … Continue reading

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An Interesting Little Knife that Fits in an Altoid Can.

Being retired gives me the time to research and play with a lot of different products.  As a result I am always on the lookout for different and uncommon items.  The other day I ran across the most unusual knife, … Continue reading

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