All posts by Lester Beltran

  • Is it Worth it to Carry a Knife?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I made a change to my EDC (everyday carry) a few months ago, adding a knife. I’m not talking about a folding...

  • Surviving the Coming Civil War?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; About a month ago I wrote about the threat of continued violence in the event that President Trump wins reelection as president....

  • Keeping Your Cool when the Chips are Down

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; As I’ve watched the happenings across the country, especially the cases of the McCloskeys and Kyle Rittenhouse, I’ve been extremely concerned. While...

  • Teaching Your Kids to Shoot

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I’m a firm believer in teaching kids to shoot. There are two distinctly different reasons why I feel this way. The first...

  • How Much Ammo Should You Carry

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Every once in a while, I get into a discussion about how much ammo is sufficient to carry. As with what’s the...

  • Escape Routes

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; As one who carries daily, I have to remind myself from time to time that I’m not Bruce Wayne, ready to battle...

  • Red Flag Laws

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Recent events have once again, predictably, brought a wave of cries from the left to enact gun control laws. This happens every...

  • Instinctive Shooting

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Amongst other things, I’m a fan of westerns, especially those written by Louis L’Amour. I like the rugged life they lived and...

  • Do You Need a Backup Gun?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I was recently asked about backup guns by a friend who has carried for years. He carries two guns on him all...

  • Using Your Vehicle as a Weapon

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I don’t know when or where I first heard it, but there’s an important concept that we should all understand as part...

  • Defending Yourself when You’re Outnumbered

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; There’s an old saw about how coyotes travel in packs. That’s not referring to the unlucky cartoon character that can’t seem to...

  • Practicing Your Draw

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I know a lot of people who carry daily. While many of those people take that responsibility seriously, I can’t say that...

  • Self-Defense from Your Car

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; As most of us know, carrying concealed is a great way to protect yourself and your family. Even so, it has limitations....

  • How Often do You Clean Your Guns?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; When I was in the Army, I was taught that I had to take care of my guns first, then I could...

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