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8,000 CMP M1911/A1 Available Via Government Auction

The inconic M1911/A1  is an iconic pistol that for decades served as the standard side arm for America’s troops.  The Civilian Marksmanship Program  (“CMP”) is a a government chartered organization that provides gun safety and marksmanship lessons for US Citizens.  Also, the CMP has been in charge of receiving and auctioning off, military surplus, M1911 pistols.    The CMP will be again auctioning off M1911 pistols again this year.  However, fewer pistols will be available  to the public. “While the National Defense Authorization Act granted transfer of a maximum of 10,000 1911s per year to the CMP, the Secretary...

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2017 A Record Year For Active Shootings-FBI

According to FBI statistics, in  2017 the most deaths ever occurred from active duty shooting incidents. An active shooter is defined by the FBI as someone actively killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area. This data is not just mass shootings, which is the killing of three or more people. The data also doesn’t include drug and gang-related shootings that appeared targeted. FBI: More active shooting incidents in 2017 than any other year recorded The statistics are horrifying. – There were 138 people killed and 593 wounded in 2017 during active shootings, topping all years since 2000. The number of killed has fluctuated greatly each year. – All 50 shooters in 2016 and 2017 were men, all of whom worked alone. In the FBI’s previous report, which examined 2014 and 2015, there were 42 shooters, three of whom were women. – There were 30 active shootings last year and 20 in 2016. The only year that came close to topping 2017 for active gunmen was 2010, which had 26 incidents. – There were 138 people killed and 593 wounded in 2017 during active shootings, topping all years since 2000. The number of killed has fluctuated greatly each year. – All 50 shooters in 2016 and 2017 were men, all of whom worked alone. In the FBI’s previous report, which examined 2014 and 2015, there were 42 shooters, three of...

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Emergency Food Supply Guide- Which Food Has The Longest Shelf Life?

Realtor Magazine give a great run down on choosing food, for your emergency food supply, with long shelf life.  Choosing food with a long shelf life is essential because, let’s face it, even with good intentions you may forget to throw out spoiled food.  And, I can’t think of anything much worse than getting food poisoning during disaster. Some of the suggestions are common sense . . . Jerky keeps because it’s well-salted during the drying process. Salting—the preferred (and proven) method of preserving meat for the long haul—adds a layer of preservation to the surface of the dried jerky, says...

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20 Natural Medicinal Herbs

Of course, you should stock up on the essential OTC pharmaceuticals, antiseptics, and other remedies.  However, if the SHITF you may be either caught off guard or you may simply run out of the above. That is why you should have a knowledge of natural herbal medicinal herbs.  Also, if you are an urban prepper, you can easily grow most herbs without using much space.  So, take a look at this article. Herbs have more uses than adding flavor to your dinner. Herbs have medicinal properties that people have been tapping into for centuries. Before the time of modern...

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SIG SAUER-Legion Series P229 SAO Pistol Review

The Website Ammon Land Reviews SIG SAUER’S new pistol-the P229 SAO pistol. The Legion P229 SAO is a 9mm, hammer-fired pistol, equipped with X-Ray 3 Day/Night Sights. This is an all-metal compact pistol with a Legion-gray coated slide and frame, a SIG Master Shop inspired flat trigger, enhanced checkering on the front strap and under trigger guard, and custom high checkered black G10 grips with a Legion medallion. Like all Legion Series pistols the P229 SAO features a reduced and contoured elite beavertail, which allows for a higher grip, but a reduced profile, thus eliminating printing. The Legion P229...

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