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Ultimate Rifle Marksmanship Guide

Shooting Tips To be able to shoot a rifle well you must do the following correctly: use the proper stance, aim, pull the trigger and call the shot. This means that when the butt-plate of the rifle settles on your shoulder, you must hold your rifle steadily, correctly aim and deliberately pull the trigger at the instant your aimed where you want to hit. This article will get you on track to learning how to correctly shoot a rifle with a standard, iron, site.  1. Shooting Stance The standing, kneeling and prone are the three stances or positions that are used for shooting. However, arguably, in a SHTF situation, the standing position is the best to learn as it allows you to observe targets better and also, with the standing position, it is easier to adapt, and fire toward sudden or unexpected targets.  However, for your your reference, I have included images of both the kneeling and prone shooting positions.  The below stance allows the shooter to more easily adapt to unforeseen situations. (I.E. Surprise target)  Therefore,  this  is the recommended standing  stance for combat situations. a. The Athletic or Squared Stance Standing Position (Fig. 1) How To Get In The Athletic Stance: It is also called a square stance.  Please note, the strong side is your dominant hand. So, if you’re right-handed, your right feet and hands are...

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Firewood Is Not Created Equally: Choosing The Best Firewood

Choosing The Correct Type Of Wood For The Job There are thousands of videos, articles and other information, which tell you how to build a fire.  However, selecting the correct wood for the job is often ignored.   Some may think that this information is relatively basic and that most people should already know this information.  However,  fireplace us is not ass common as it used to be.   The reason for this is either through choice (it is a lot easier to turn on your heater vs. chopping wood), heavy regulation, and even some cities (because of pollution...

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Flood Preparedness Survival Tips: After The Flood

Flood Relief Information You may have done everything you possibly could for hurricane preparedness or flood preparedness. For example, you may have, what you thought was, a hurricane proof home and you may have thought you have a flood proof house. However, no matter how well prepared for a hurricane, your hurricane ready house or flood proof house still may be either severely hit by flood damage. So, what can you do after the flood has hit and you have either substantial flood damage or been destroyed?  This included infographic is an excellent source for numerous flood relief ideas. There are two ways to get flood and other types of disaster relief.   Federal:Multiple federal programs that can assist you to recover from disaster. For example, FEMA offers housing assistance where you could be given a limited stipend for rent. HUD also may provide permanent housing solutions for natural disaster victims. And if you are a business owner, the Small Business Administration may offer you with low-interest disaster loans. Private Relief: private agencies, like the Red Cross, also may disaster assistance. Also, churches and other volunteer local organizations may provide temporary...

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Egg Long Term Food Storage Cheat Sheet

Egg Long Term Food Storage Guidelines A while back, eggs, because of cholesterol,  were considered to be unhealthy.  But, now they are considered to be healthy.  Eggs, along with milk, are considered to have among the best protein sources.   According to WebMD: With science on our side, we can once again enjoy the wonderfully nutritious egg. Along with milk, eggs contain the highest biological value (or gold standard) for protein. One egg has only 75 calories but 7 grams of high-quality protein, 5 grams of fat, and 1.6 grams of saturated fat, along with iron, vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids. Good...

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Twitter Roundup: Warning: The Second Amendment Is In Danger

Twitter, Social Media Round Up There may be a gun rights friendly occupant in the white house.  But, you should not become complacent if you are a second amendment advocate.   Little by little the gun grabbers are encroaching on the right to bear arms with the “Death By A Thousand Cuts” strategy.   If we give an inch, they’ll take a mile. So, we must remain ever diligent. Below is a listing of a few warning shots taken by the gun grabbers. Bullet Control One of Chris Rock’s most famous comedy routines was about “bullet control.”  I’ve included Rock’s famous routing below. ...

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