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Here's A Simple Tip for Installing an AR-15 Bolt catch!AR-15 Build Tip

AR-15 Build Tip

Here's A Simple Tip for Installing an AR-15 Bolt catch!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

Military Meals Ready to Eat look like a great option for prepping, but are they really something you should consider?Are MREs the Perfect Prepping Food?

Are MREs the Perfect Prepping Food?

Military Meals Ready to Eat look like a great option for prepping, but are they really

Neal S. Shera

Storing food is not a glamorous topic, but many Americans now realize its importance. Here are some tips to help you stock up!Bulk Food Storage – Top Tips

Bulk Food Storage – Top Tips

Storing food is not a glamorous topic, but many Americans now realize its importance. Here are

Sean Utley

Binoculars can be an incredibly useful tool, but only if you pick the right ones for your particular needs!Top Tips For Picking The Right Binoculars

Top Tips For Picking The Right Binoculars

Binoculars can be an incredibly useful tool, but only if you pick the right ones for your

David M. Fortier

Because there's no bench in the field!Supported Shooting Positions

Supported Shooting Positions

Because there's no bench in the field!

Oleg Volk for Henry Repeating Arms

AR-rifle gas blocks are available in many styles; this guide will help you choose parts for the build and demonstrate installation techniques.How to Install AR-Rifle Gas Blocks

How to Install AR-Rifle Gas Blocks

AR-rifle gas blocks are available in many styles; this guide will help you choose parts for

Gus Norcross

Preparedness

Our latest issue of Be Ready! is out and on the newsstand!On Sale Now: Be Ready! Magazine

On Sale Now: Be Ready! Magazine

Our latest issue of Be Ready! is out and on the newsstand!

David M. Fortier

What it is and why you should tune in!A Beginners Guide to Monitoring Shortwave Radio for Survival

A Beginners Guide to Monitoring Shortwave Radio for Survival

What it is and why you should tune in!

Vincent L. DeNiro, Editor of Firearms News

Slim and easy to pocket carry while still putting out 1,000 lumens, the Streamlight Wedge makes a great EDC light!Top EDC Flashtlight-Streamlight Wedge

Top EDC Flashtlight-Streamlight Wedge

Slim and easy to pocket carry while still putting out 1,000 lumens, the Streamlight Wedge

James Tarr

This 1963 vintage Survival Knife still has a lot to offer outdoorsmen and preppers!Randall's Classic Model 18 Survival Knife

Randall's Classic Model 18 Survival Knife

This 1963 vintage Survival Knife still has a lot to offer outdoorsmen and preppers!

Leroy Thompson

Military Meals Ready to Eat look like a great option for prepping, but are they really something you should consider?Are MREs the Perfect Prepping Food?

Are MREs the Perfect Prepping Food?

Military Meals Ready to Eat look like a great option for prepping, but are they really

Neal S. Shera

Storing food is not a glamorous topic, but many Americans now realize its importance. Here are some tips to help you stock up!Bulk Food Storage – Top Tips

Bulk Food Storage – Top Tips

Storing food is not a glamorous topic, but many Americans now realize its importance. Here are

Sean Utley

Personal Defense

Should you choose a .40 S&W over a 9mm Parabellum? Here are a few thoughts on the mid-bore pistol cartridge.Should You Buy a .40 S&W?

Should You Buy a .40 S&W?

Should you choose a .40 S&W over a 9mm Parabellum? Here are a few thoughts on the mid-bore

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

A Cleveland Lyft driver found herself in a dangerous situation recently when two young men who she picked up began attacking her.Cleveland Lyft Driver Punched, Choked, Threatened With a Knife, Then Fired for Shooting Back

Cleveland Lyft Driver Punched, Choked, Threatened With a Knife, Then Fired for Shooting Back

A Cleveland Lyft driver found herself in a dangerous situation recently when two young men who

Chad D. Baus, Buckeye Firearms Association

For Will Dabbs, the ultimate information-age home defense handgun is HK cool, Gemtech quiet and Surefire bright.Building the Ultimate Home Defense Handgun

Building the Ultimate Home Defense Handgun

For Will Dabbs, the ultimate information-age home defense handgun is HK cool, Gemtech quiet

Will Dabbs, MD

In Part 3 of our series we cover fighting back from inside, and around your vehicle against a carjacker.Carjacking Countermeasures – What You Need To Know

Carjacking Countermeasures – What You Need To Know

In Part 3 of our series we cover fighting back from inside, and around your vehicle against a

John M. Peterson III

US Special Operations vet Kyle Lamb shares techniques for employing a rifle while fighting around a vehicle.Rifle Tips for Fighting Around a Car

Rifle Tips for Fighting Around a Car

US Special Operations vet Kyle Lamb shares techniques for employing a rifle while fighting

SGM(R) Kyle E. Lamb

Thinking about learning how to defend yourself with just your hands? This highly effective Russian martial art might be what you're looking for!Combat SAMBO for Self-Defense

Combat SAMBO for Self-Defense

Thinking about learning how to defend yourself with just your hands? This highly effective

Marco Vorobiev

Gunsmithing

Here's A Simple Tip for Installing an AR-15 Bolt catch!AR-15 Build Tip

AR-15 Build Tip

Here's A Simple Tip for Installing an AR-15 Bolt catch!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

AR-rifle gas blocks are available in many styles; this guide will help you choose parts for the build and demonstrate installation techniques.How to Install AR-Rifle Gas Blocks

How to Install AR-Rifle Gas Blocks

AR-rifle gas blocks are available in many styles; this guide will help you choose parts for

Gus Norcross

For accurate shooting, a gun must have weight. A properly balanced gun will feel 20 percent lighter in the hands.Firearms Weight, Balance and Handling

Firearms Weight, Balance and Handling

For accurate shooting, a gun must have weight. A properly balanced gun will feel 20 percent

Jim Dickson

This article will walk you through the process of building a Glock pistol from an 80 percent frame.How To Build a Glock From an 80 Percent Frame

How To Build a Glock From an 80 Percent Frame

This article will walk you through the process of building a Glock pistol from an 80 percent

Gus Norcross

Cerakoting of firearms has become hugely popular, more so for decoration than protection, although the finish does both.Cerakote - The Hottest Finish in Firearms

Cerakote - The Hottest Finish in Firearms

Cerakoting of firearms has become hugely popular, more so for decoration than protection,

James Tarr

Historical

In Part 1 of this series, we'll travel to the early 20th Century for adventure on the streets of Shanghai.W. E. Fairbairn and the Birth of Modern Gunfighting

W. E. Fairbairn and the Birth of Modern Gunfighting

In Part 1 of this series, we'll travel to the early 20th Century for adventure on the streets

Leroy Thompson, Machine Guns & Tactics Editor

A look at the famous inventor Hiram Maxim and the early years of the Maxim Gun in Imperial Russia!The Maxim Gun in Russia: The Early Years

The Maxim Gun in Russia: The Early Years

A look at the famous inventor Hiram Maxim and the early years of the Maxim Gun in Imperial

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

Before the M16 existed, the Colt AR-15 Model 601 was in combat in Vietnam!Colt's AR-15 Model 601 Automatic Rifle

Colt's AR-15 Model 601 Automatic Rifle

Before the M16 existed, the Colt AR-15 Model 601 was in combat in Vietnam!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

A look at an early experimental Colt heavy barrel light machine gun design which foreshadowed things to come!Early SAW: Colt's AR-15 Heavy Assault Rifle M1

Early SAW: Colt's AR-15 Heavy Assault Rifle M1

A look at an early experimental Colt heavy barrel light machine gun design which foreshadowed

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

The origins of Sweden's 7.62x51mm AK4 Battle Rifle reach back to the dark days of World War II!The Swedish AK4 – A Battle Rifle by Any Other Name?

The Swedish AK4 – A Battle Rifle by Any Other Name?

The origins of Sweden's 7.62x51mm AK4 Battle Rifle reach back to the dark days of World War II!

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

Looking for a cool surplus pistol? Consider the Cold War era West German Walther 9mm P1!Walther P1 9mm Surplus Pistol Review

Walther P1 9mm Surplus Pistol Review

Looking for a cool surplus pistol? Consider the Cold War era West German Walther 9mm P1!

David M. Fortier, Senior Field Editor

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