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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10 survival tips you must to know!

10 survival tips you must to know

10 survival tips you must to knowIf you are going hiking and the path that you are about to take is not familiar for you, the first thing you need to do is to gather as much information as you can about the place. You will need to do an internet research and read hiking diaries and travel forums. In case you have a friend who has ever visited the destination, ask for their input. Make sure that you have a map to take along with you. On top of doing all this preparation, here is a survival guide to help you when lost in the wild. Read more “10 survival tips you must to know!”

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10 things you should know about the sun to survive!

10 things you should know about the sun to survive!

10 things you should know about the sun to surviveFor an average Earthman, the Sun is the source of life. But if you find yourself stuck in the desert, you will soon start thinking the opposite. Although it takes light from the Sun 8 minutes to reach our planet, it is still powerful enough to cause some serious health issues. Read more “10 things you should know about the sun to survive!”

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Vehicular Prep Part 2: Movement & Dismount

Vehicular Prep Part 2: Movement & Dismount
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Vehicular Prep Part 2: Movement & DismountOn this episode of The Gunmetal Armory… we dive into the second Part of Vehicular Prep: Movement & Dismount. Vehicular Prep is not just about the Gear we carry within and the emergencies we are prepared for, it is also about the way we move when we’re mounted, where we travel, how we dismount and move when we dismount. We are likely to encounter all sorts of situations when on foot, and we have discussed alot of them, but we havent not talked about how we can use a Vehicular transport to our advantage and what things we need to pay attention to when “on the road” Read more “Vehicular Prep Part 2: Movement & Dismount”

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A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and Tricks

A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and Tricks

A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and TricksThere are literally hundreds of tips and tricks out there that are useful in a survival or bushcraft situation. We’ll focus on the four categories needed to secure the basic things you need for survival. If you follow the survival rule of threes, then your basic requirements for survival are Air, Shelter/Warmth, Water, and Food, in that order. Read more “A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and Tricks”

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Bushcraft 101

Bushcraft 101
John Smith “Disaster Prep Guides” Audio in player below!

Bushcraft 101Bushcraft is a term for wilderness survival skills that was originally created in Australia and South Africa. There are some areas in Australia that are called “The Bush,” which is an area that is mostly wilderness. If you are lacking the needed survival skills, you may encounter some situations that may be “life or death.” Whether you are an experienced Bushcrafter or wanting to learn, they are several Read more “Bushcraft 101”

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Taking your Home Back!

Taking your Home Back!
Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio in player below!

Taking your Home BackIf you have lived through a terrifying survival situation the disaster itself could only be the beginning. This is especially true in urban areas. Are you prepared to be under siege by multiple attackers in your home? You may or may not. What fighting has taught me, whether we are talking about muay thai or Brazilian jiu jitsu, you never really know the direction of a physical altercation. Whether it involves guns or Read more “Taking your Home Back!”

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21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life!

21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life

11-1-16-paracord-for-parachuteThere are simply hundreds of little things that can go awry on any given day. This is especially true following a SHTF event when resources are scarce and things are chaotic. When you begin to understand this, you realize that you cannot possibly carry every piece of gear or equipment you need on hand when you are faced with a life-threatening or survival situation. Read more “21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life!”

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Intro to Prepping – 101

Intro to Prepping – 101
A step-by-step process to becoming a prepared prepper.
Forrest Garvin “”The PreppingAcademy

Intro to Prepping – 101On this episode Forrest and Kyle begin their “Intro To Prepping 101” series. We’ll also hear more on why they became Preppers and reasons you should too! Whether you’ve been a prepper since the Cuban Missile Crisis, or just started this is a can’t miss opportunity to cover Read more “Intro to Prepping – 101”

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Priorities -vs- comfort!

Priorities -vs- comfort
DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

Priorities -vs- comfortIn our preparations we tend to focus on the priorities. Usually these are a pretty standard list of things.  Water, food, shelter, first aid and security.  We always seem to find some new gadget or item to add to these groups but forget something that could be just as important. Read more “Priorities -vs- comfort!”

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The Ultimate Survival Kit!

The Ultimate Survival Kit

The Ultimate Survival Kit prepared-school safety“Be prepared for the worst,” this is what we hear every day but look around- are you really prepared? If tomorrow a disaster strikes or a war breaks out, is your survival plan set? Most of us do not even know where to begin with! Preparing for the worst is very scary. Start with the basics then; make your own survival kit. You never know how seconds can change your life Read more “The Ultimate Survival Kit!”

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Stranded, Survival Without Supplies!

How to Survive if Stranded in the Woods Without Supplies

Stranded Survival Without Supplies lostinwoods1One of the most dangerous situations for anyone is stranded in the woods without any supplies. Perhaps you intended to take a short walk and a storm rolled in and you can’t make it back home, your car broke down in the middle of nowhere, or maybe SHTF on that one day that you were at Read more “Stranded, Survival Without Supplies!”

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How to Prepare for a Tornado!

How to Prepare for a Tornado

TornadoA tornado can appear as a funnel shape, spinning through the air or may just appear as a dark cloud on the horizon. Tornadoes develop out of strong thunderstorms and can be devastating and even fatal. Rotating winds can get up to 300 mph and tornadoes path of damage can be more than a mile in width and as much as 50 miles in length. Read more “How to Prepare for a Tornado!”

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