A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.


The Ruger ‘Single-Six’ – Still a Favorite

The Single-Six first came to the public in 1953. Manufactured by Sturm, Ruger the Single-Six quickly became a favorite handgun among many and even developed a following of sort. The single-action revolver, seemingly, was a dying breed, as Colt discontinued … Continue reading

Chicago 12V Impact Wrench

I drive an older vehicle, a 1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer. While this has nothing to do with survival in a general sense, the tools that I carry in the vehicle might have an impact on my survival while on the … Continue reading

HOGUE Recoil Absorbing Rubber MONOGRIP (TAMER)

The project for today was to install the HOGUE Recoil Absorbing MONOGRIP on my 4.20” GP141 revolver. The GP141 (Model 1705) was originally purchased with a HOGUE MONOGRIP installed, and while an excellent grip, it was soon replaced with a … Continue reading

Big Guns – Small Hands

I recently produced an article about little guns and big hands. It seems to me that I would be talking out of one side of my mouth by not expressing an opinion about big guns and little hands. Since I … Continue reading

Situational Awareness

I had arrived for the job interview early. Some would say much too early. I had plenty of time to contemplate the upcoming interview with a major company here in Atlanta. I’m usually early for most everything and this job … Continue reading

Small Guns – Big Hands

I admit it! I am more comfortable holding a large-frame handgun or, at least, a handgun with a substantial grip area. I have a challenge with small handguns finding the right grip for the things. I am sure there are … Continue reading

“Truck Guns”

“Truck Guns” have been around as long as there have been trucks. In fact, the term “Truck Gun” is a misnomer since transporting firearms in any type of vehicle (a mobile machine that transports passengers or cargo. Most often, vehicles … Continue reading

New Magazine Carrier by Cook’s Holsters

I have purchased a couple of magazine carriers from Cook’s Holster in the past. Needing something that I could wear IWB for single-stack .45 magazines, I turned to Cook’s Holsters as a provider. I had seen some of their work … Continue reading

XDs 45 IWB Holster by SHTF Gear

One thing about firearm owners, especially handgun owners, is that we have an abundance of holsters. In many cases, we have multiple holsters for a single handgun. Sometimes this comes about in not knowing what holster will work with the … Continue reading

“Baby Boomer”

I have been denounced as one who does not write succinctly. So here is another not-so-succinct report on a very fine pistol. Enjoy the read. I just had a birthday and reached the fine age of 65. Since no one … Continue reading