14 Dec 2017

With Christmas Coming Here’s A Great Gift Idea: The SRM 1216 12 Gauge Semi-Automatic Shotgun

With Christmas right around the corner, here’s a great gift idea for your old man- it’s the SRM 1216 12 Gauge Semi-Automatic Shotgun. And boy-oh-boy, this thing is slicker than snot on a doorknob !! Now I always get a little giddy when a new weapon hits the market and it

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10 Dec 2017

Are You A Beginning Pistol Shooter…Well Here’s How You Can Become An Expert

I took my youngest son out shooting recently and since he has never fired a pistol before, I tried to give him some tips on how to hit the target. Since I’ve been handling rifles and pistols for the last 47 years, I’d like to think that I knew what

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30 Nov 2017

My Uncle Chuck’s WWII Souvenir: A Walther P38

For years my cousin David has talked about the “Luger” pistol that his dad (my uncle) brought back from the war when he came home in late 1945. My uncle Chuck passed away a few years ago and over the years, since my cousin and I live in different states,

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07 Oct 2017

Here Is A WWII Weapon That You Probably Haven’t Seen: The FG 42

Say what you will about the German Wehrmacht during World war II, but the weapons that they used (with deadly efficiency) were some of the best weapons in the world at that time. German arms manufacturing was at it’s peak during the second world war and one of the best

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07 Oct 2017

This Is Just Too Darn Funny: The 7 Types of People At The Gun Range [Video]

While being a shooter myself, I’m sure that I’ve seen some of the types of people mentioned in the video below. But, to tell you the truth, the last time I was in an in-door gun range, was back  in the beginning of the 21st century. It’s not that I

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03 Oct 2017

Going Full-On Old West With The Henry All Weather 45/70

When out on the prairie, or in the woods, if you want a rifle that will take-down any kind of big game, then the Henry All-Weather 45-70 is the rifle you want to be carrying. One thing is certain, after firing-off a few rounds with this bad-boy, you are going

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24 Sep 2017

An Awesome Gun: The Henry 44 Magnum “Big Boy” Carbine

In the video below, they’re reviewing the Henry Big Boy 44 Magnum Carbine all steel model. Now, I’m not really all that fond of a rifle firing a pistol round, but if I had to make a choice, then this would be the rifle I’d want. If the thought of carrying a

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15 Sep 2017

Epic Gun & Hunting Fails….Please Don’t Be This Stupid [Video]

Every now and then, I just have to publish an article that shows that firearms aren’t necessarily for everyone. We here at Survival Nation cannot stress enough that everyone who picks-up a firearm, must and should receive the proper training beforehand. Not knowing proper firearm safety can have deadly results,

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13 Sep 2017

The Mosin Nagant…The Cheapest Most Accurate & Durable Surplus Bolt Action Rifle You Can Buy

When one thinks of the weapons of the old Soviet Union (circa World War II) one weapon always comes to mind- the Mosin Nagant rifle, chambered in  a very awesome 7.62 x 54R caliber round. This is the rifle, that in the hands of the famous Soviet sniper, Vasily Grigoryevich Zaytsev,

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12 Sep 2017

The MAGPUL X-22 W/The Gemtech MIST-22 Silencer : The Ultimate Backpack & Survival Rifle

I really like the Ruger 10/22. So what do you get when you join it with a GEMTECH MIST-22 silecer from SilencerShop, a MAGPUL X-22 Backpacker stock and a Primary Arms Advanced Micro Dot sight? You get what is quite possibly the ultimate backpack rifle out there. It’s light, accurate,

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