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Gun Storage 101: How To Choose the Right Gun Safe (Cost, Capacity, & Features)

Editors Note: An article from Sam to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and...

Tips for Defending Your Bug Out Location

A guest post from Megan Ray Nichols. When things go down, you'll need to be ready to defend your bug out site, whether it is...

Metallic Cartridge Reloading In The Prepper Tool Kit

With the interest in the preparedness lifestyle growing at an explosive rate, one important skill is often brushed aside: reloading ammunition.

What Are the Most Important Weapons for Wilderness Survival

Editors Note: An article from Glen Artis of Outdoorever.com to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like...

Grid-Down Intel: Finding Resources

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from R.Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Teach Us How to Fish – Educating on The Prepper Lifestyle

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. The views expressed herein are those of the writer, unedited except for the added pictures...

How to Choose the Best AR 15 Optics for Hunting

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Brandon to The Prepper Journal. With the unending assault on the 200 million privately owned firearms in the...

Proportionate Preparation

Editors Note: A guest post from Mathew Jamerson. Like most preppers, I occasionally test out my preps. In this case I pulled my bug out...

Introduction to Silencers – Part 2 of 2

Editors Note: This is the second of a two-part article on silencers by John Hertig. Part 1 was posted yesterday and provides valuable information...

Introduction to Silencers – Part 1 of 2

Editors Note: This is the first of a two-part article on silencers by John Hertig. Part 2 will be posted tomorrow. And don't forget to...

What is an “Assault Rifle”?

The news these days is full of the debate about assault rifles.  But what exactly are we talking about? Many people claim that...

How To Lose a Tail

Editors Note: A guest post from TekNik to The Prepper Journal. I like articles that dispel the images and false realities ingrained in many of us...

Helpers for Preppers’ Hands

Editors Note: Another guest post from R.Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. Whether this is you, a parent or grandparent, it is all something...

Concealed Carry, A Beginners Guide

Editors Note: A guest post from JD to The Prepper Journal. Make note that Round 12 of the Prepper Writing Contest will be posted...

Five Alternatives Weapons

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal.  The opinions expressed herein are his. As always, if you have information for Preppers...

How To Create Your Own Home Defense Plan

You may have a plan to evacuate during a house fire or even a plan to evacuate during an earthquake. But does a home...

How to Survive in the Wilderness by Hunting

Editor's Note: Another guest post from Bernas (Ben) Leonavicius who recently contributed an article titled "How to Use an Analog Watch as a Compass". As...

Mindset for a First Hunt

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Tomas Zegarra, a writer for the Optics Den , to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for...

Building Your Own Firearm (Part 6 – Assembling and Testing the AR-15)

Last time (Building Your Own Firearm - Part 5 - Manufacturing the AR-15 Receiver), we completed a receiver.  The "firearm" is complete but not...

Keeping Your Powder Dry!

Most of us have lived through the "Dark Days" - The Great Ammo Shortage of ’08 – ’13. Dark days, indeed. If you were...

Liberty I – Stealth Survival Weapon

When it comes to being prepared for disasters great or small, readers of this blog know I like to have different options. That isn’t...

4 Absolutely Necessary Things Every Prepper Must Realize

I – more so than a lot of people involved in this – have dealt with A LOT of other preppers face to face and I want to talk about the patterns that I have seen form over the years.

Start Gardening Differently

Small scale or large, when it comes to the veggies, doing things differently can buy us the time and space to get started or expand our harvests.

Top 9 Reasons Why You Need a Revolver for Self-Defense

Revolvers make an excellent choice as a Concealed Carry Weapon, backup or self-defense piece. Here are seven reasons why the wheel gun excels.

To Prep or Not to Prep

No one has to do everything…but everyone must do something….It’s better to light a candle than to curse the dark.

Being Honest with Yourself: A Prepping Reality Check

I have compiled a selected few topics I think people should reevaluate in their lives and make and give yourself a prepping reality check.

The Rise of Liberal Preppers – Welcome to the Party!

What are Liberal Preppers and are they any different from those who can’t stomach the thought of describing themselves as anything left of Die Hard Conservative?

Prepping With Kids

I had to stop for a moment because there was something that I hadn't counted on having back in my Civil Air Patrol days. There was now a new factor to the equation: Prepping with Kids.

Choosing the Best Rifle Sling – Part 2

As is usually the case with anything, the first step in choosing a rifle sling is to decide what you are going to use it for.

Choosing the Best Rifle Sling – Part 1

Times have changed and today this article will be begin with some history, but will also share how to choose the best rifle sling for your use.