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Upgrade Your Survival 10/22 for $100 with TANDEMKROSS

You know, it’s a pretty ballsy thing to take a beloved firearm that has attained world-over “hallowed” status and say, “You know what? I absolutely can make this thing way better.” It takes even MORE chutzpah to take that same sacred gun or guns and build a successful business around making said good guns better… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Magpul M-LOK Tripod Adaptor

If only the speed and dexterity of camera tripods could extend to rifle stability. Ahh, but there is a saddle-like apparatus that snipers have been using for years. But the three drawbacks of the saddles include price (good ones exceed $300), weight (good ones hover round one pound), and the saddles completely consume the tripod… Read More

Magpul M-LOK Rail Covers: Tactical Lego Fun and Function

As much as I like to be practical with my tactical, there is some room for fun, especially when color options are a required choice. And nothing comes closer to tactical color fun than playing with Magpul’s M-LOK Rail Covers. By Doc Montana, contributing author to Survival Cache and SHTFblog Magpul M-LOK Rail Covers, type… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Benjamin Trail NP2 Air Rifle

I peered through the ocular lens of the scope, reached up with my trigger hand, and cranked the magnification dial up to 9x. I needed precision for this shot; my quarry wasn’t going to let me get a second chance if I missed. Fifty yards away, the beady-eyed, fanged animal peered back through the cross-hairs… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Remington TAC 14 Shotgun

Shotgun manufacturers have been long overdue for a handy smoothbore gun for a Bug Out defense from a vehicle or other modes.  Remington has really stepped up to the plate with this one.  The new Tac-14 is a prepper dream based on the time honored reliable model 870 pump action 12-gauge shotgun.  First out of… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle .450 Bushmaster

The .450 what?  Yeah, dude, the .450 Bushmaster or maybe what should have been named the .450 Bush Wacker.  Originally, the .450 Bushmaster was designed to be used in M-16/AR-15 platforms using 5-round magazines.  Now Ruger puts in it the ultimate prepper bolt action rifle, the Gunsite Scout model.  This model utilizes the forward mounted… Read More

The SW22 Victory: A Project Squirrel Pistol (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this Project Squirrel Pistol using a Smith and Wesson SW22 Victory .22 long rifle semi auto pistol, my focus was on the gun and its parts. For part 2, let’s take the Victory out for a spin. The Victory is not a light pistol. Not even of average light. The Victory is… Read More

Hiding Home Guns in Plain Sight

The idea of packing iron around the house at home every day does not appeal to everyone.  So, what are some alternatives to toting your favorite personal defense gun from room to room all the time?  It may sound problematic to hide multiple guns around the house all day or night, but some other approaches… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Springfield Armory XD-S 9mm

A few years back, Springfield Armory came out with a single stack 9mm to much fanfare and then as quickly as the pistol launched, they promptly recalled the pistol due to a possible unsafe condition. The recall read as follows (from manufacturer): “Springfield Armory is initiating this voluntary safety recall to upgrade 3.3 XD-S 9mm… Read More