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Survival Kits

Must-Have Items For Your Survival Pack

For any outdoor enthusiast, a survival kit is a necessity. The outdoors is a challenging place, and anything can happen. You can’t tell when danger will befall you, so it is best always to be ready and armed. So whether you are going hiking, skiing, or camping, it is always […]

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When to Buy a Single Barrel or a Double Barrel Shotgun?

A shotgun is one of the best weapons for self-defense. People love shotguns because of their incredible ability to cast a wider shot pattern and take down a thief or intruder, even when used by an inexperienced shooter. Only shotguns can fire multiple projectiles each time you pull the trigger, […]

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Constitutional Carry: What Is It and Which States Have It?

The constitutional carry law states the ability to carry firearms openly or concealed anytime, without restrictions from the government in place. Constitutional carry is also referred to as Permitless carry, Vermont carries, or Unrestricted carry. You will want to follow Ready & Armed to stay updated with all the crucial […]

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5 Tips to Improve Your Accuracy with Rifles

Be it a sniper or a hunter; any shooter will tell you that they always struggle with making a perfect shot. Fortunately, there is always room for improvement when it comes to accuracy. However, improving shooting accuracy is not just about focusing on building strength and improving your concentration. While […]

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What Is a Firearm Stabilizing Brace and Do I Need One?

Firearm stabilizing braces have tremendously increased in popularity in recent years. This popularity surge is due to a brace’s incredible ability to improve stability and accuracy while firing with a single hand. Are you considering owning a firearm stabilizing brace but wondering whether you are making the right decision? If yes, […]

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What You Should Look For When Buying a Rifle

Reports by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and firearms industry consultants reveal that Americans have been on a gun-buying spree. For instance, the gun sale from March to July 2020 was 8.5 million, which is 94% higher than the same period in 2019.  The increased demand for firearms in the […]

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The Pros and Cons of Purchasing Ammo Online

One of the vital things every gun enthusiast needs is access to a reliable supply of ammunition. Without the right ammo, rifles can’t go to action on shooting ranges or hunting grounds, and handguns become unusable. You should always consider purchasing extra ammunition if you want to stay ready and […]

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New to Guns? A Guide to Choosing the Right Handgun

The endless handgun options in the market can make it confusing to choose the right one. If you are a first-time gun owner, you need to be careful in your purchase of the appropriate handgun. Remember, the type of gun you choose should match the purpose for which you intend […]

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Survival Skills: To Bug In or Bug Out

No topic is proving to be as contentious in the prepper and survival community as the choice to bug in or bug out. Most people often assume it’s better to bug out, but the reality is that the situation at hand should determine one’s choice.  The key aspect in determining […]

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Essential Tips for Air Travel with Your Long Guns

There are many reasons you may want to travel by air with your rifle. For example, it may be because you want to participate in shooting sports or hunting in a different location. Regardless of the reason for carrying your rifle, it is essential to follow the Transportation Security Administration […]

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How to Use a Bore Snake: The Guide for Beginners

Many of us don’t clean our guns as often as we should. For many, it’s a time-consuming job and we don’t always have time to clean our guns right after use. Those gun owners in search of a tool that can give a handgun a thorough cleaning in a matter […]

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How to Move a Gun Safe: The Best Methods Explained

There’s no question, most heavy-duty gun safes are heavy, bulky, and awkward to move. But learning how to move a gun safe the right way can be important, if you’re planning on moving or you simply want to relocate your safe to a more secure location in the home. Why? […]

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How to Sharpen Your Survival Knife Like a Pro

Learning how to sharpen your survival knife is an important survival skill to have, considering a dull knife is basically useless. It’s very important to keep a survival knife as close to peak condition as possible, at all times. If you don’t normally sharpen your knives yourself, now is the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Steel Challenge Shooting Competitions

Steel Challenge shooting competitions are governed by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association, also referred to as the SCSA. If you’re a gun enthusiast who is looking for the next big challenge, then this ultimate guide on the Steel Challenge will go over everything you need to know about this popular […]

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How Often Should You Clean Your Gun?

Cleaning a firearm is an important part of being prepared. If you’re an experienced gun owner, then you already know that keeping a firearm clean improves its accuracy and reliability when you’re at a range. However, in other situations, a clean firearm can save your life. But how often should […]

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How to Navigate with a Map and a Compass

Learning how to navigate with a map and compass isn’t as complicated as you may think, and it can be a true lifesaver when you’re traveling through the backcountry and your phone or GPS device dies on you. In reality, nothing can be more reliable than a compass and a […]

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Buyer's Guides, Carry Holsters

Best Concealed Carry Holster

When it comes to concealed carry, the rules are simple you need to use the best concealed carry holster to secure your weapon at all times. When you have a concealed carry permit you will carry your gun daily, which means you need to use a tough, reliable holster that […]

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Best Animals to Hunt and Trap: Surviving to the Finish

If you’re trying to safely get yourself and your family through a natural disaster then learning about the best animals to hunt and trap in your neck of the woods can provide you with a reliable food source until help arrives. The ability to track, trap, and prepare food straight […]

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How to Sharpen an Axe with a Stone: The Beginner’s Guide

A sharp axe will cut smoothly, evenly, and easily, slicing right through the wood with each swing. But not all axe owners pay attention to blade sharpness, which can make any chore incredibly difficult. Because of this, learning how to properly care for your axe is crucial [Need a hatchet? […]

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What is the Best Way to Purify Water?

In an emergency situation, having safe, clean drinking water is a top priority. Whether you’re at home during a natural disaster, you’re lost in the woods, or you’re dealing with some type of crisis situation, considering you can only live for three days without water, knowing how to purify water […]