7 Best Bolt-Action Rifles Under $500

At Patriot Caller, our mission is simple, we want to make sure you get the absolute most for your hard-earned dollars. If possible, we want you to get more than you paid for. Think that sounds like a stretch? Just consider all of the classic firearms throughout history, the Colt 1911, Ruger Mini-14, Winchester 94, Glock, and we could go on for days. Almost every single one of these was designed and marketed to be a simple, budget-friendly firearm for the masses. Firearm history had greater plans for them, however. It might seem like hyperbole to compare these humble rifles […]

Top 6 Turkey Guns

In the quest for self-sufficiency, there are certain activities that sharpen one particular survival skill at a time, such as target practice or learning new shelter-building techniques. Then there are those rare activities that can sharpen your self-reliance skills in a more “global” kind of way. Turkey hunting, in particular, involves a uniquely broad skillset: moving stealthily, sometimes under the cover of predawn darkness, listening carefully, and training your eyes to spot short birds at long distances. Which leads us straight into one of our favorite topics: Guns. Effective range is a mixed bag when it comes to hunting turkeys. […]

8 Wintertime DIY Weatherization Techniques

Wintertime presents a lot of potential issues, including massive snowstorms, frigid temperatures and wind chills that can drop below zero. This is difficult enough on its own to deal with when you have everything necessary to keep your house warm and secure. But what happens if you can’t afford to use a lot of heat or, even worse, the SHTF and there’s no electricity or heat to use? Fortunately, there are several DIY weatherization techniques you can use to keep your home as warm as possible even under the worst circumstances. Photo by John Talbot 1. Find and Fix Air […]

The “Right” Way to Dispatch a Rattlesnake With Your Bare Hands [VIDEO]

Like most people, it’s safe to say we’re fascinated by rattlesnakes. It’s not the we like or don’t like them, we’re simply really interested in these creatures. In fact, it’s probably closer to the truth to say that we’re afraid of them. Not afraid of these snakes when we see them, mind you, we’re much more concerned with the ones we don’t see — since those are the ones we’re likely to get too close to, Still, we don’t advocate for a “shoot on sight” policy for rattlers, cottonmouths, or copperheads. We opt for a case-by-case basis. Now this guy, […]

Crazy Winter Driving Fails [VIDEO]

It’s never fun to be involved in any kind of auto accident, especially when it’s incredibly cold outside and you could get frostbite just waiting on the tow truck.  Still, there’s a lot to learn from watching the crazy things that tend to occur when you put the average driver on a sheet of ice and watch what happens. The fact is that almost all natural impulses simply make matters worse… but they are hilarious to watch. RELATED: Top 5 Redneck Automotive Innovations [PICS] After endearing some of the coldest winter weather in decades across the country, including many areas […]

15 Amazingly Ridiculous Redneck Automotive Repairs [PHOTOS]

Duct-tape craftsmanship and artisanal baling wire are two of our favorite hobbies here at The Patriot Caller. And of course, we believe it would be foolhardy to suggest that WD-40 is NOT an integral part of the solution to every problem mankind has ever faced… It’s amazing what you can do (or do without) when you put your mind to it and engage in a little, ummm… resourcefulness? Lots of our readers are interested in leading more self-reliant lifestyles, or even going off-the-grid. While others among us are (you know who you are) are just incredibly cheap, and refuse to pay professionals to […]

Best Damn Gift Guide 2018 [Under $60]

The key to a truly great gift is to accomplish both immediate excitement for the recipient, while also creating that moment, several weeks or months later, where they stop and think ‘This thing is actually pretty awesome. So-and-so really knows their stuff.’ That’s what you want; and we’re here to help you accomplish both same day excitement and ongoing “told you so” supremacy. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of top-notch, high-quality, smile-worthy gift ideas that will go down in history as the most thrilling and visionary gifts of Christmas 2018. Because, really folks, why do anything halfway? You might […]

FUNNY: Watch Rednecks Fall Down and Go BOOOOM!

If we’ve learned anything from the internet, it’s that there’s nothing much more entertaining than watching foolish people doing insane stunts and hurting themselves in the process! It’s guaranteed top-notch entertainment. But don’t take our word for it. WARNING: Whether it’s escaping from duct tape handcuffs, man versus F-250, or boxing with a kangaroo… this stuff induces belly laughs instantaneously. Wait! There’s more: Watch these hilarious firearm fails on the next page!

Self Defense Tips Even Granny Can Use

Ok, we all know the best defense is to avoid a violent confrontation and leave if possible…but do you know what to do if push came to shove? No, ignoring violence and trying to use social skills in an anti-social situation will not work. The person who is doing the violence will always win. But you don’t need to take a self defense course to learn how to save your life. I have four tips and seven moves for you that will get you out of a violent situation safely with the least damage done to your body. The attacker…not […]

How To Double Your Accuracy Overnight

Ask any really good shooter how they got so good and they will tell you, “practice, practice, practice.” It’s no secret that in order to become a proficient shooter you need to spend hours and hours at the range going over all the motions you will encounter on the range, streets, or a hunting trip. But what you might not know is that the best shooters use a visual training tool to help them increase their skill faster than you… That tool is a gun laser. And it has been been proven over and over again to dramatically change a […]