All posts by Lester Beltran

  • Don’t Give them a Hiding Place

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Thieves and robbers are meticulous sorts. They have to be in their line of business. Not only do they have the police...

  • Where’s Your Nearest Gun?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; For those of us who are concerned about protecting our families, guns are a way of life. Like me, you probably carry...

  • Dealing with Body Armor

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Normally when we talk about body armor, we do so from the viewpoint of using it ourselves. But with the ready availability...

  • Killer Bows

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; My eye was drawn to an article this week about a bow and arrow attack in Norway that killed five people and...

  • At What Point is it a Deadly Weapon?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One of the tricky problems with self-defense is defining when it is truly self-defense and when it isn’t. We are all taught...

  • Fences and Your Home’s Security

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Traveling around the average city, it’s common to see fenced-in backyards on most homes. About the only exception to this is in...

  • Women and Guns

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; It took me some time to get on board, but I’ve been a strong proponent of women and guns for a lot...

  • Knocking on Your Door

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One of the more vulnerable times we all face is when we answer the door of our own home. While a number...

  • Road Rage

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One of the phenomenon of our times is the anger that drivers encounter on the road and the things which that anger...

  • Self-Defense on the Road

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Those of us who put a priority on defending ourselves and our families tend to develop habits and systems for how we...

  • How do the Events in Afghanistan Affect Our Security at Home?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; For the last couple of weeks, the whole nation has been watching the events unfold in Afghanistan, as the government has collapsed...

  • Prioritizing Targets

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Rarely do bad guys give you an even break. While there are plenty of criminals out there who are acting solo, they...

  • Second Amendment Sanctuary States

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; As President Biden’s rhetoric about gun control has heated up, various state legislatures have been working on passing laws to make their...

  • The Myth of the Silencer

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One of the many things that Hollywood regularly messes up on is their understanding of guns. I guess that shouldn’t be all...