How To Develop an Everyday Carry Kit for Kids…Of All Ages

How To Develop an Everyday Carry Kit for Kids…Of All Ages

I was fortunate enough to be brought up in an environment that fostered preparedness. From an early age I was introduced to the basics of firearm handling, care, and maintenance. The more I watch the news and hear about active shooters, human trafficking, and the like the more I am convinced that children be prepared.

How To Set Up and Maintain an Everyday Carry Bag

How To Set Up and Maintain an Everyday Carry Bag

Alright internet junkies, we’re going to cover in depth the exact process I used to setup my EDC bag. I’ve read a few of the tutorials out there, but there really isn’t a comprehensive guide to setting up an EDC bag. So, for those dedicated to perfecting their craft, we’ll be going over everything from concept to completion of your EDC loadout.

Is A Knife Your Best Self Defense Option?

Is A Knife Your Best Self Defense Option?

Self preservation is at the heart of every prepping philosophy. Whether its your EDC bag, your bug out bag, or something in between, you’ll likely include some means of self defense in your kit. I’m a big fan of having a firearm (or two) as your primary means of defending yourself and loved ones. So where does the knife rank among self defense weapons?

Looking Down The Barrel: When It’s Ok

Looking Down The Barrel: When It’s Ok

The very first rule of handling a firearm is to always treat it as if it were loaded, and never point the muzzle at anything you aren't willing to destroy. This includes your face! Every man, woman, and child is taught this philosophy from the very first moment they...

14 Tips When Buying Your First Concealed Carry Gun

14 Tips When Buying Your First Concealed Carry Gun

Buying your first gun for concealed carry can be an exciting, or stressful, experience. Showing up at your local firearms show can be overwhelming to say the least. If you’re fortunate, like me, to have an experienced shooter with you, it can make the process much smoother. However, if you’re going it alone, walking into your local gun store can seem like a daunting task.

How Often Should You Rotate Ammo?

How Often Should You Rotate Ammo?

A weapon is a machine, and machines can break down. You should do everything within your power to keep this from happening. This means regular maintenance of your EDC handgun. Many people think only of the action of the weapon, and fail to realize that both the ammunition and magazine play a vital role. Because these go unnoticed, it can become a point of failure when you need it most.

Child’s First Pocket Knife: What Age Is Right?

Child’s First Pocket Knife: What Age Is Right?

Getting your child their first pocket knife is a momentous occasion. Whether it’s a boy or a girl, toting around a tool that can double as a weapon is a huge responsibility. A knife is a useful tool, and introducing one early on in life can set good habits for their EDC in the future.

Why Carry A Carabiner Every Day?

Why Carry A Carabiner Every Day?

Chances are, you have seen more than a few people carrying around a carabiner. They are not conspicuous, and take up very little room. However, carrying one has not gone main stream for some reason, despite its many uses.

Should You Try To Catch A Gun That Falls Out Of Your Holster?

Should You Try To Catch A Gun That Falls Out Of Your Holster?

“Oops, don’t mind me.” We’ve all had the unfortunate event where our concealed carry weapon finds a way out of our holster. This is particularly true of those with a new concealed carry permit, or when testing out a new form of carrying your weapon. So how, should you handle this scenario?

About The Author

My name is Mike and my goal is to provide you with all types of information for your everyday carry needs. Growing up the son of a Marine, I was raised to be prepared and adaptable to overcome life's challenges. So, whether it's setting up and maintaining your EDC bag, laws on concealed carry, or refining your medical kit we tackle the hard questions.

I am a concealed permit holder (for over a decade) as well as a firearm enthusiast. Many of my friends and family are former or active duty military, and I have consulted with them on many of the topics I cover in this blog over the years.

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