SHTF blog – Modern Survival

Starting a Survival Gun Collection

Some time ago SHTFblog published interesting piece titled Top Ten BEST Guns For Survival. As evidenced by the numerous comments on the piece, it was a popular read! And, not surprisingly, some of the feedback offered differing opinions. But what does it take to start building a survival gun collection? by Steve Markwith Coronavirus Pandemic and New Gun Buyers The current Coronavirus scare has put everyone’s knickers in a bunch. Good indicators beyond a scarcity of hand sanitizer are shortages of toilet paper and ammo. It’s a safe bet that…

Stuff That Works: Remington Model 870 Shotgun

We all shop for reliable items, balancing features against cost. What follows is a series, examining firearms and related equipment that has proven reliable during constant use in adverse conditions. These are things readily available that you’ll be able to buy for a reasonable price. by Steve Markwith, contributing writer and author of Shotguns: A Comprehensive Guide Remington’s Model 870 Shotgun Since 1950 Remington has been “pumping” out a shotgun that remains a best-seller to this day. With over 10 million Model 870 slide-actions in circulation something must be going…

The Revolving Pocket Rocket – .22 Magnum Handgun

Until sometime during the mid-80s revolvers ruled the handgun roost. Well, times have changed! Plastic pistols are now in vogue, but demand for small wheel-guns still remains steady. They’re concealable, reliable and simple to use. Sure, capacity is reduced, but by how much? The latest genres of little semi-auto pocket rockets don’t hold a whole lot of ammo either. By going with smaller cartridges revolver capacity can increase until parity exists, albeit with possibly less punch. Any gun is better than no gun so when size, noise and recoil are…