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Teaching Children to Shoot

Teaching children to shoot while they are growing up is important so that they are familiar and comfortable being around firearms. Instructing them in the proper way to handle a variety of different types of of weapons ensures that they always confident in their own knowledge of what is in front of them. My family taught me, and I'm doing the same (though just a little bit differently) with my kids. Nerf guns I know what you are thinking. Nerf guns are not real!! You're right. Nerf guns are not real guns. But they are great teaching tools. Opinions are [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|AR-15, Guns, Pellet Rifle, Pistol, Rifle, Ruger 10/22, Shotgun|1 Comment

Behind the Curtain at F-1 Firearms

Let me tell you there are some BADASS perks to living just down the street from F-1 Firearms. This last week, after someone from F-1 saw a review we wrote about their product a while back, I was invited to tour the F-1 Firearms shop to see for myself how their most amazing skeletonized AR-15 is made--and to get a sneak peek at what else they have in development. Your next rifle could be in this picture right here, hanging on this rack! I was wide-eyed and drooling from the moment I stepped behind the curtain at F-1 [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|AR-15, Sniper Rifle|0 Comments

Bioscarf Product Review

The Bioscarf is by the far the best product I have ever been asked to review. EarthEasy sent me the scarf over a month ago and it has turned into a great EDC item. Besides being a well made scarf that looks good and keeps you warm, it also functions as an N95 air filter. And wearing it reminds me of a joke from the comedian Mitch Hedberg: An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an "Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order" sign, just "Escalator Temporarily Stairs." Sorry for the convenience. - Mitch Hedberg [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|Product Review|0 Comments

5 Wildfire Survival Preparation Tips

Most of us are familiar with fire safety inside the home. It’s a topic we start talking about as children. Current events remind us that we shouldn't only prepare for fires that start within. We need to worry about wildfires, too.Wildfires are very dangerous. They can move quickly, not just engulfing homes and cutting off escape paths. With some sound preparation, however, you can maximize your odds of escaping a wildfire and hopefully minimize the damage to your property. Safety starts at homeYou can protect your home on a day-to-day basis by clearing a nice, wide swath of land around [...]

By |December 15th, 2018|Natural Disasters|0 Comments

2018 Stocking Stuffers For Preppers

Let's look at some Amazon products that would make great 2018 stocking stuffers for preppers. Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Knife A good knife is always a gift that will be appreciated. This Gerber knife feels really good in your hand. It also includes a fire starter, sharpener in sheath and whistle on lanyard. The collaboration of Gerber's 70 + years of knife and gear expertise with Bear Grylls extensive outdoor survival and adventure experience led to the creation of the Bear Grylls Ultimate Serrated Knife. EasyPower USB AA Rechargeable Batteries USB batteries are a great investment. Also available in 9 [...]

By |November 21st, 2018|Christmas|1 Comment

6 Walking Dead Inspired Survival Tips

Since its inception, AMC's hit television drama The Walking Dead has seen huge success. Doesn't sound familiar to you? Well, if you've been taking a hiatus from television for the last 9 years, just know that the show follows an unlikely band of friends fighting to survive in a zombie-infested post-apocalyptic world. Okay, sure, there are some aspects of the show that aren't all that "realistic" -- it does feature zombies, after all -- but we can still enjoy the show for what it is while appreciating some essential survival tips. Tip #1: Use The Buddy System You know the [...]

By |November 9th, 2018|Prepper Logic|1 Comment

Support Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen

Since I started Surviving Prepper, I have met some really great people -- in person and virtually -- who have interests similar to mine. But prior to starting this site, I met a man who was passionate and very knowledgeable about foraging. You may know him from his Merriwether's Foraging page on FaceBook. His name is Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen. I met Mark at the Houston Arboretum wow probably ten years ago. He does classes all around the Houston area. His website Foraging Texas is a treasure trove of information that covers over 200 wild plants that are edible. These plants [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Books, Foraging, Prepper Logic|3 Comments

Tips for Building Your Own AR-15

Building an AR-15 is a helluva fun adventure, especially with how the market's exploded in recent years. Never before have so many options been made available. Now, you can build your own AR-15 from scratch with an 80 lower! But there are some important tips and secrets to building your own AR-15 that you should take to heart. Yeah, we know, everyone has an opinion – especially when it comes to guns. But take a second to consider these suggestions: Have a Goal for Your AR-15 What's the purpose of your AR-15? No, we’re not trying to get you to [...]

By |September 22nd, 2018|AR-15|0 Comments