• Hardening Your Door

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Generally speaking, when we talk about security and defense, the tendency is to think in terms of using firearms to protect ourselves,...

  • When He’s Got the Drop on You

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; It’s easy to be idealistic, when thinking scenarios through. I don’t care if you’re talking about a survival scenario where you have...

  • Dealing with Low Light Situations

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; We don’t get to choose when we have to defend ourselves; the bad guys do that. They pick a time to attack...

  • Danger Close

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; It is said that 70% of self-defense shooting happens within 9 to 15 feet, explaining why most of us practice at that...

  • Answering the Door at Night

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One of the more dangerous things that any of us can do, when we’re home from work and trying to relax, is...

  • Guns and Children

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I’m fortunate, in that my children are all grown up and have moved away, marrying and starting their own families. For some...

  • It’s too Crowded to Shoot

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; It’s easy, when one starts carrying a gun, to think that pretty much any violent, dangerous situation can be solved with that...

  • Shooting While Moving

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; We all go to the range to practice our shooting. But just how accurate is that practice? For the most part, we...

  • Cover and Concealment

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I’d like to propose a rather contradictory idea to you; that is, your ability to shoot, either measured in speed or accuracy...

  • Shooting with Your Off Hand

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One of the most dangerous things that any of us can have is blind spots. Even so, there’s something that’s more dangerous...

  • Dealing with Multiple Assailants

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; We usually talk about active shooter situations as if there is only one assailant. That’s fine as far as it goes, but...

  • Getting the Most Out of Laser Sights

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I’ve long had laser sights mounted to three of my pistols. Specifically, they’re mounted to my daily carry, my former daily carry...

  • Red Dot Sights

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I was recently asked in another forum about red dot sights, by someone who was thinking about putting some on their gun....

  • Keeping the Background in Focus

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I spend a fair amount of time in survival groups of one sort or another, and one of the things I’ve noticed...