Weapons – Guns, Bows, Knives

High Velocity Ammunition

Is High-Velocity Ammunition Worth It for Handguns?

High-Velocity Ammunition Question Is high-velocity ammunition for your handgun worth the extra cost? – John Q., Living Ready reader High-Velocity Ammunition Answer Good question, John. My opinion is, for the average shooter, probably not. Handgun ammo comes in many different loadings within caliber. High-velocity ammunition varieties (often referred to as “+P”) come with higher...

Gun Painting Gaffers Tape

Gun Painting Trick: Use Gaffers Tape

Editor’s Note: The following gun painting tip comes from LivingReadyOnline.com user Wild Bill H. Watch a video featuring another gun painting technique here from Living Ready contributor Andy Tran. Gaffers Tape: Perfect for Preserving Gun Parts Gaffers tape is awesome stuff for camo gun painting. Personally, I try to avoid painting my equipment, preferring...

Browning URZ 22

Photos: 5 Best Survival Handguns

This round up of five of the best survival handguns comes courtesy of Living Ready readers like you. In the What’s in Your Bug Out Bag? book, readers explained their choices for best survival handguns. These five came up often, so they’re highlighted here. That’s what the Living Ready community is all about: sharing...

Camo AR-15

Video: How to Camo AR-15s with Paint

How to Camo AR-15s with Paint: Items Things you’ll need: Acetone Adhesion Promoter Paints of your choice Painters tape Ferns, twigs or leaves Patience How to Camo AR-15s with Paint: Steps (Allow paints to dry between steps) Degrease the piece you are painting. I used acetone. Mask off critical parts (numbers, mechanical stuff) Adhesion...

Best Zombie Gear

5 Best Zombie Gear Items for the Apocalypse

An outbreak of the zombie virus spread across the globe overnight. Some say it’s man-made. Others claim it’s from outer space. Either way, TEOTWAWKI is here. If you’re reading this, you’re one of the few survivors still with Internet. The following is the best zombie gear for the apocalypse from the Living Ready Store....

Hunting Guns Survival Food Outline

Hunting Guns: More Important than Survival Food?

All components of SHTF plans are important: survival communication, food, shelter, survival or hunting guns, medicine and gear are just a few. In a perfect world, a household would have enough money to purchase everything needed or all the skills to fill in the gaps. But that’s just not the case. With mortgages, insurance,...

Ruger Mark II best survival pistol

Ruger Mark II: The Best Survival Pistol?

If the .22 really is the best survival ammunition, then the best survival pistol must be something that uses these loads. One that’s reliably thrown .22LR rounds downrange for about 30 years now is the Ruger Mark II. Could it be the best survival pistol? It does match the characteristics of the best survival...

Best survival gear at Living Ready Store

8 Best Survival Gear Items in Living Ready Store

Despite my initials, I have no intention of leading you into pastures of bovine manure when it comes to survival gear, friends. Neither does the rest of the Living Ready staff. Case in point: the Living Ready Store. On a daily basis, we receive solicitations from survival gear companies to place products in our...