Prep Blog Review: What about Guns?

Could you imagine your preparedness plans for survival without weapons and ammo included? Neither do I, for sure.

What if your guns breaks and needs to be repaired? And how do you prevent this from happen?

Let’s read three useful articles we found for you in the last days and find the answer to these questions.

1. Black Powder Firearms for Survival

black-powder“Alright, so this a subject that is a normally not talked about in the survival community. Today we are going to discuss Black Powder firearms for self defense in a survival situation. These weapons may have been scoffed at or just overlooked in the past, but this article may just change your mind about these hidden gems.

When discussing black powder guns, the first thing that usually comes to mind is an antique rifle that will take you forever to shoot and load. However, these guns today take on many forms including shotguns, rifles and even six-shot revolvers.”

Read the article here.

2. Weapons Cleaning Basics

Cleaning-Gun-Barrel“So for those of you who don’t have much experience with firearms, perhaps bought one recently or maybe just inherited the old shotgun and pistol from your father it is important to know how to clean your weapon.

In fact knowing how and when to clean your weapon is just as important as knowing how and when to use your weapon, you can be a crack shot, but with a busted or locked up weapon you are now just holding a hunk of steel that will do more damage if you threw it at the assailant.”

Read the article here.

3. Glock Pistols: What Breaks and How to Fix It

1_removal_locking_block__pin“OK…let me get this out of the way right off the bat.  I carry a Glock pistol during about 95% of my waking hours.  My police duty gun is a Glock 21 in .45acp.  A  Glock 26 or a Glock 19 in 9mm are constant companions in my off-duty hours.

I like Glock pistols.  But are they perfect?  Not a chance.”

Read the article here.

This article has been written by Gabrielle Ray for Survivopedia.

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Alan Urban is a full-time blogger, work-from-home dad, and survival enthusiast. After a miserable experience during hurricane Katrina, and when the financial collapse of 2008 cost him his job, he realized how fragile modern society is and began preparing for a collapse. His favorite hobbies are upcycling, gardening, natural medicine, off-grid cooking, and camping with his friends and family. He and his wife Heidi own and operate and

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