8 Must-Have Types of Blackout Gear to Survive a Major Power Outage

Even a short-term blackout can cause major issues. For example, if the power goes out for a day or two during the hottest part of summer or the deepest, coldest part of winter, many people will be at risk of dying from exposure. Sadly, there are news stories almost every winter about elderly people who lost power and froze to death inside their home. Of course, these problems will become much more amplified if a major blackout robs everyone of electricity for several weeks or months. Surviving all of the chaos that would accompany this type of incident will require […]

8 Tips for Taking Down Rampaging Terrorists in Public

Terrorist attacks are on the rise everywhere you look, it seems. And as we’ve seen, these attacks can take many forms. Whether it’s a suicide bomber in a crowded stadium or the driver of a car who intentionally runs people over, though, your odds of survival will hinge on many factors. While it’s true that some things are just outside our control, those who take self-reliance serious should always focus on the ways they can make a difference.. After all, preparing for a disastrous situation is what preppers and survivalists do best, so let’s apply that mindset to stopping a […]

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

Does your father happen to love just about anything that shoots, cuts, or looks like Wild Bill Hickok may have owned it at one time? Yeah, that seems to cover an awful lot of the Fathers that Patriot Caller readers are shopping for. Come to think of it, this applies to most of the readers as well. That’s we’ve compiled a list of the most irresistible and high-value gifts that will not only put a smile on Dad’s face when he opens it, but gives him many years of use (as he smiles and reflects on what a smart and […]

Interview With Wyatt Earp

Sitting in an old rocking chair was a graying man with defiant eyes. He had stared down some of the baddest outlaws that roamed the Old West.  Unlike many of his contemporaries this man lived to see a ripe old age of 80. During his time as a lawman, he worked some of the roughest boom towns man could imagine:  Dodge City and Tombstone.  When he turned 13, he snuck out of the family farm to join the Union army and fight in the Civil War… only to be turned away for being too young. This was Wyatt Earp and […]

Want to Build a Home Out of Shipping Containers? Here’s How [CHECKLIST]

Shipping containers have become a very popular way to build a house without spending an exorbitant amount of money, time, or ongoing maintenance. In fact, we often refer to these cabins as “bulletproof,” not because they deflect lead but because they deflect nearly all of the common issues that plague traditionally built homes. There are countless success stories out there about DIYers who build an entire cabin for well under $10,000. Even a fully loaded, spacious container cabin can be built for less than $50,000… In addition to being inexpensive and easy to locate, shipping containers are the ideal building […]

How To Hit A Target 1000 Yards Away [Video]

What is it about some shooters that allow them to hit targets at practically any distance? You’d swear it’s talent or simply having all day to practice right? Actually, it boils down to two simple concepts: #1 – Creating good, life long shooting habits And [Click Here: 60% OFF Your MCG Red Dot Sight] #2 – Utilizing technology And there’s no better place to start than with this video from Jerry Miculek: The first place to start when you’re trying to master any skill, especially shooting is taking small, baby steps with your fundamentals. What Jerry and other great shooters […]

Top 6 Must-Have Tactical Shooting “Toys”

On its own, a gun serves many useful purposes. For example, it can help you defend yourself and hunt. And, let’s be honest; a gun is just flat out fun to shoot. But why not take your guns to the next level by equipping them with some of the most useful gun accessories? These add-ons can improve your accuracy, which will boost the fun factor. Of course, this also makes it easier to protect your family during an emergency situation. There are many gun accessories available, so how do you know which ones to invest in? We’re going to showcase […]

10 Best SHTF Knives for Under $50

Does your bug out bag contain at least one or two survival knives? If not, it’s time to carefully reconsider your plans and make a purchase or two. After all, guns are great tools and have the potential to be extremely helpful after the SHTF, but they’re not truly a multipurpose item. These highly useful tools can be everything from weapons to a resource for food preparation. Survival knives can be very expensive, and there are also numerous styles available. Fortunately, even preppers on a budget can improve their bug out supplies and boost their odds of survival by picking […]

Man Stops Home Invaders With His .22, Laser Sights

Imagine this scenario: It’s a typical Thursday morning and you’re fast asleep in your apartment when there’s a loud knock at your door. You slide out of bed groggily and answer the door to find a strange woman encouraging you, of all things, to let her inside because she claims to know “the people that lived there.” The problem is that, of course, you live there… and only you. You also know the residents of all adjacent units and most of their friends. If the red flags haven’t come out in your mind to this point, the sirens definitely start […]

8 Telltale Signs a Twister’s a-Coming!

Sure, most people have a good idea what do to when they know a tornado is nearby. The problem is they need a weatherman or a phone to tell them when to do it. As we all know, not every tornado is preceded by a warning. Heck, many of them aren’t even confirmed until the following day…   …after the damage has been done (damage that can include lives lost). That’s why it’s so important to know how to read the signs a twister’s a-coming… You can’t stop a tornado from happening, but you can prevent it from killing you […]