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Camping & Survival

Throwback Thursday: Keeping Your Powder Dry—How to Store Ammunition Using a FoodSaver

A big part of prepping is stocking up self-defense supplies—not only to protect your life-saving food and water, but to barter and trade for other goods and services. In addition, a huge part of prepping is OPSPEC—not letting others know what you have. Stockpiling guns and ammo isn’t exactly easy. Where to put it all without others finding out? Using a FoodSaver vacuum sealer, I have started packing my ammo in various sized packages for a more organized and orderly storage of my long-term preps.

Six rounds of Liberty Ammunition Civil Defence ammunition of a wood surface.

Ammunition

Background Checks for Ammunition Purchases? Californian’s, Stock Up Now!

Proposition 63 requires individuals who wish to purchase ammunition to first obtain a permit. The measure then mandates dealers to check this permit before selling ammunition, and will halt the mail-order sale of ammunition to California residents. What does this mean for California gun owners? Do you have a plan to stock up before Prop 63 goes into effect? [caption id="attachment_52457" align="alignright" width="516"]Six rounds of Liberty Ammunition Civil Defence ammunition of a wood surface. Liberty Ammunition is increasing production of its lead-free ammunition, and that’s good news for shooters.[/caption]

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General

Affordable Storage Items for Waterfowling

Duck hunting is all about working through the lulls and taking advantage of periods when birds are active. Hunters must work quickly and efficiently. Organization that starts in the shop must carry over into the field. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep your gear organized and you focused on the birds.

Metal military surplus ammo cans stacked up

Ammunition

Ammo: How Much do You Need?

Natural disasters, civil disobedience, economic collapse, zombies…These are all good reasons to stock pile ammo, but guest writer, Eve Flanigan has a good point. Firearms and ammo have come under attack lately and we predict it will get worse as we close in on the presidential election. How much ammo is enough to stockpile? This post helps you figure out which calibers you need to start hoarding now.

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Ammunition

Survival Ammunition: How Much Ammo do you Really Need for SHTF?

How much is the right amount of ammo to stash for SHTF? Should you follow the motto, “Buy it cheap, stack it deep?” Or should you keep in mind all the other equipment you will be carrying during a bug-out situation? There is a happy middle between stashing away hundreds of thousands of rounds and none. But what is it? Read “Survival Ammunition: How Much Ammo do you Really Need for SHTF” to find out.