The Cold Civil War!

The Cold Civil War
Dane D. “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided

The Cold Civil WarWe are diving in to the world of civil wars and how to start preparing for something that uncertain. What drives a state or an individual to start a civil war? And we are going to talk all about the belief that we are in a kind of “Cold Civil War” at the moment. Its not an easy thing to talk about, but it needs to be discussed for the sake of preparedness, and for us to get a better idea of what the future may hold. A Civil War is nothing to take lightly. There are multiple aspects to it and you have to be thinking ahead so you don’t end up wishing you had been prepared. The hardest part is the reasoning behind this type of Cold Civil War. We talk about this reasoning, and we hit on some examples of the what, why, where, and the when. Read more “The Cold Civil War!”

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Combat Handguns!

Combat Handguns!
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Combat HandgunsThere is a lot of nuance that goes in to what people consider to be a Combat Handgun. For many years, the combat handgun was a flintlock pistol, and largely remained that way until the invention of the percussion cap. The percussion cap allowed the shooter to load the barrel with the powder and shot, and then attach a percussion cap to a nipple on the firing mechanism. This not only made the firearm safer, but also allowed them to be carried in ways they hadn’t been previously. Some time after Read more “Combat Handguns!”

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Surviving Disasters Pt 2

Surviving Disasters Pt 2!
When Mother Nature isn’t to blame!
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Surviving Disasters Pt 2You’re faced with a decision you thought you would never have to make. You and your family have to leave everything you’ve ever known behind in order to escape danger. What do you do? What do you take? Where will you go? Are you even ready?

Since September is National Preparedness Month, as we once again open the Armory Vault door, we are going to head back into the storm shelter and step back into the realm of surviving disasters. This time we will touch more on the subject of natural disasters. Read more “Surviving Disasters Pt 2”

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Surviving Natural Disasters!

Lifesaving Tactics Part 3: Surviving Natural Disasters
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Surviving Natural DisastersOn this episode of the Gunmetal Armory, the Mistress of Metal opens the vault door to our “Storm Shelter”. Here in the USA, we have seen multiple natural disasters that have destroyed many cities, infrastructure, taken many lives, and they just keep coming. So, what do you do if you live in an area that is prone to the wrath of natural disasters? How do you prepare for them? Most folks that live in these kinds of areas are already well aware of how to cope with them and prepare for them, but you may not be, or we may have some tips that you haven’t heard before. Or, maybe you are about to move to an area like Oklahoma or Texas, you want to be prepared, but you don’t know where to start. Read more “Surviving Natural Disasters!”

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Lifesaving Tactics Part 2: Kidnapping & Abduction!

Lifesaving Tactics Part 2: Kidnapping & Abduction
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided

Lifesaving Tactics Part 2: Kidnapping & AbductionHow ya doing Team Gunmetal!! This episode of Gunmetal Armory, as we open the vault door to the Gunmetal Armory, we are discussing more tactics that will help you avoid life threatening situations, and if the worst does happen, keep you alive during that terrible situation. Avoiding the problem in the first place is usually the best tactic, and there are many factors involved in accomplishing that task. Read more “Lifesaving Tactics Part 2: Kidnapping & Abduction!”

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SERE: Life Saving Tactics!

SERE: Life Saving Tactics!
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided

SERE: Life Saving TacticsOn this episode of Gunmetal Armory we take the time to discuss various different tactics that can be used if you are being faced with a threatening person or group of people, what to do if you’re caught in some sort of an explosion, and a whole bunch of other stuff on what can save your life.

There are all sorts of techniques that can help you stay alive when the crap is hitting the fan, and we are going to help you by sharing some with you. There are tons of tips we can share that will aid you in your every day life. Read more “SERE: Life Saving Tactics!”

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EDC, E&E, and SERE

EDC, E&E, and SERE
Host: Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

EDC, E&E, and SERE

Good day team gunmetal. On this episode we talk all about escape and evasion, survival evasion resistance and Escape, and everyday carry items that can help when you’re trying to escape from a dangerous situation or unlawful captivity. It’s not always the good guys who put you in handcuffs, or in any type of restraint. Depending on the type of restraint you’re dealing with, there are multiple ways to get out of each type of restraint. We’re going to go over all sorts of different types of restraints, what goes into using those restraints, and how to defeat these specific types of restraints. Read more “EDC, E&E, and SERE”

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Preparedness Class – Second Amendment – News

Preparedness Class – Second Amendment – News
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Preparedness Class - Second Amendment - NewsHello Team Gunmetal!! Well I was away last week and the reason I was away last week is because I was preparing to teach the first class I had ever taught on how to build your own bug out bag. Here where I live there are a lot of people who want to prepare but don’t know how to prepare and that can be one of the hardest things to learn when you’re trying to get started, as we all know.  Read more “Preparedness Class – Second Amendment – News”

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Gunsmith: History, Why and How!

Gunsmith: History, Why and How!
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Gunsmith: History, Why and HowWhats up team Gunmetal! On this episode of the Gunmetal Armory, we are going to discuss the history of gunsmithing, what was needed to be a gunsmith throughout history, what is needed today, and how to work on specific parts of popular guns. But first, as always, we will discuss the product pick of the week, which may be something from the team at LA Police Gear, or perhaps another company… we shall see. I like to keep you guys and gals in suspense. Read more “Gunsmith: History, Why and How!”

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Shelter in place!

Shelter in place
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Shelter in place

This week on the GunMetal Armory we’re going to talk about Shelter in place. Shelter in place is something that many different survival blogs and podcasts have addressed and it is something that is extremely important when it comes to any type of an emergency situation.

There are multiple facets to sheltering in place, but none of them are as important as defense. We have talked about fortifying your position before and how to keep your home safe, but sheltering in place has different problems with different solutions. Read more “Shelter in place!”

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Survival Shotguns and Rifles Part 3

Survival Shotguns and Rifles: Part 3
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Survival Shotguns and Rifles: Part 3Last week on TGA, we discussed Rem870 shotguns, upgrades, gunsmithing them, and much more… but we ran out of time. So on this show we are gonna finish that show and dive a bit deeper into the 870. After that, if there’s time, I am also going to talk about a few other Survival Rifle platforms, an Over Under Rifle Shotgun combo, a mini 22LR rifle, and a couple other Survival rifle options. We may even get into a couple upgrades you haven’t heard of, and some gunsmithing you didn’t know how to do. Read more “Survival Shotguns and Rifles Part 3”

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Survival Shotguns and Rifles!

Survival Shotguns and Rifles! 
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Survival Shotguns and RiflesOn this weeks outing of The Gunmetal Armory, we talk all about Survival Rifles, and Survival Shotguns. Just like pistols, there are multiple changes and upgrades you can make to your existing firearms to make them more survival ready and more reliable. Tune in to attached player and we will go over these changes and upgrades so you can prepare your guns (and yourself) for any SHTF or Apocalyptic Event that may befall you. We will also go into some various ammo options that would be well suited to your newly built Survival Long Guns. If you think there are a lot of Survival Firearm upgrades, just wait Read more “Survival Shotguns and Rifles!”

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The Single Mom Survival Series Part 2: Fortification

The Single Mom Survival Series Part 2: Fortification
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

The Single Mom Survival Series Part 2On this outing of the Gunmetal Armory… we dive back into Single Mom Survival and prepping. Something many moms think about is how to protect their children… in every day life, and in a worst case scenario. Any sort of SHTF situation would present problems very few single mothers have prepared for or even come close to handling… but we are gonna help you with that. This program, we are talking about Fortifications. How does a single mom or any mom work to fortify her home? What items are around her house that she can use to make that house a nightmare to come in to? Can you safely prepare the outside so you and your children are protected in the inside? Read more “The Single Mom Survival Series Part 2: Fortification”

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