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My “Top 5” Best Bugout Guns

If you were literally forced out of your home due to a major disaster… wide-scale grid-down blackout… or other catastrophic event… which gun would you bring with you? I think you’ll be REALLY surprised at my number 1 pick…

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WL 409 – Extreme Improvised Weapons: 3 Steps To Arm Yourself Anywhere, Anytime!

There are weapons all around you. You NEVER have to be unarmed no matter where you happen to be. Here’s how to make it work for you.

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Crazy Knife-Fighting Lessons From A Russian Spec-Ops Soldier

Yes, combat knife throwing is a thing. Here’s how to do it the way the Russian special forces do.

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If You Carry A Folding Knife, Make Sure It Has THIS Feature. . .

Do you carry a folding knife, either as a backup or as your primary weapon? Then you better make sure it has THIS…

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The Invisible Survival Weapon (From Ancient Times)

There is a survival weapon from ancient times that makes the perfect hide-in-plain-sight tool, making it a functional (and invisible) way to protect yourself (while it also makes you safer as you bug out).

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WL 374 – Combat Knife Throwing (Yeah, It’s A Thing!)

Why would you EVER throwing your knife in a fight? I don’t just have one good reason… I have TEN!

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[Toolsday] Media Want You To Fear The “Saturday Night Special” Of Knives

A knife first popularized among South African criminals because it was cheap remains strangely popular among some “knife people” today. In our Toolsday gear review, we talk about this knife and the type of knives it represents.

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Toolsday Review: Ed Calderon’s “Motel Armorer” Improvised Weapons Online Course

There’s a disturbing trend when it comes to gun rights, one unique to the “post-pandemic” world… and we need to talk about it before it’s too late.

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The “Combat Knife” I Carry (And Why)

Do you carry a knife for personal defense? There’s a specific feature you should consider if your knife doesn’t already have it…

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Pioneer Woman: The Knife That “Broke The Internet”

One of my favorite things to monitor on the Internet is “tactical fads.” These are trends and things that become popular in the

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Classic “Thug’s Weapon” Rediscovered By Online Tactical People

A classic weapon of the “criminal class” from years ago is now popping up in EDC posts on social media. We take a look at why.

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My “Top 5” Best Bugout Guns

If you were literally forced out of your home due to a major disaster… wide-scale grid-down blackout… or other catastrophic event… which gun would you bring with you? I think you’ll be REALLY surprised at my number 1 pick…

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Sniper Training For Survivalists: Why Every Prepper Needs Long Range Shooting Training

Sniper Training For Survivalists: Every prepper needs it, both for bugging out and for bugging in. Learn why you need a “sniper rifle” and the training to use it.

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Knife Beats Gun: 3 Reasons To Bring A KNIFE To A GUNFIGHT

I’m sure you’ve probably heard the term, “never bring a knife to a gunfight, right? I mean, who in their right mind would

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Knife Beats Gun: 3 Reasons To Bring A KNIFE To A GUNFIGHT

Knife Beats Gun: Never bring a knife to a gunfight, we’re told. Well, here are 3 reasons you might do just that (and no, we don’t mean the Tueller Drill or 21 Foot Rule).

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Gatka: Combat-Proven Urban Survival Weapon “Sword Fighting” For Civil Unrest

If you run out of ammo – especially with the gun stores picked clean – you’ll need a weapon that can do serious damage if you’re going to defend against the riots and looting out there…

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5 Urban Survival “Knife/Machete Sharpening” Hacks. . .

Survival knives. Survival Machetes. In urban survival environments, a machete or survival knife isn’t much good if it’s not sharp. Here are 5 urban survival knife and machete sharpening tips for all your survival blades.

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Home Invasion Defense: 11. Y.O. With Combat Machete Defeats Home Invader!

Braydon Smith was home alone when a gang of THUGS came calling. But they didn’t realize that Braydon was more than ready for them…

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MCS 299 – 5 Reasons To Carry Cheap Knives

How afraid are you to lose or break the knife you carry? You might be surprised why we argue in favor of carrying a cheap knife in this week’s podcast.

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Best Tactical Tomahawk: 3 Things To Look For When Buying One

There are LOTS of tactical tomahawks on the market. How do you know which one to buy? We talked to Eric Fehrman to get his expert opinion.

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Tactical Tomahawk: The Best CQC Techniques!

The tactical tomahawk is a remarkably intuitive weapon. It has a lot going for it… and we talked to a representative of one of the most popular tomahawk companies around to get his take on the weapon.

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Fighting With Shovels? Military-Inspired Survival Weapon Secrets For Close Quarters Combat

The humble e-tool, or “entrenching tool” — you know, a small folding shovel — is actually just one of several weapons the military understands how to use. Learn the secret in this post.

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MCS 262 – Tactical Q&A With Kris “Tanto” Paronto

The incredible Kris “Tanto” Paronto, of “13 Hours” (the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya on the US State Department facility and annex) offers his insight into a wide range of personal security topics.

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MCS 258 – CCW Gear You Aren’t Carrying. . . But SHOULD!

Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) gear can save your life in a real gunfight. In this week’s podcast, Buck Greene from MCS discusses several Everyday Carry (EDC) gear items you SHOULD have on you if you carry a gun.

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Sniper Training For Survivalists: Why Every Prepper Needs Long Range Shooting Training

Sniper Training For Survivalists: Every prepper needs it, both for bugging out and for bugging in. Learn why you need a “sniper rifle” and the training to use it.

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MCS 254 – Long Range Tactical Handgun Combat Training

Long-range tactical handgun combat training is absolutely essential for realistic CQC pistol combat. While the handgun is a short-range weapon, this podcast will change how you look at training with it — especially at long distances.

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MCS 253 – Survival Machete Extreme CQC Tactics

The best survival machete extreme close quarters combat tactics are the ones that will put your attackers down quickly. To use the combat machete most effectively, you’ve got to know the most effective moves. This podcast will make you look at the fighting machete as you never have before.

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Combat Survival Secrets Of The MS-13 Gang

The notorious MS-13 gang may have as many as 10,000 members in the United States. They are known for their ferocity, summed up in their motto, “kill, steal, rape, control.” They’re EFFECTIVE and BRUTAL… and we can learn a few things from their methods about how to survive in a dangerous world.

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3 Urban Survival Myths (And The Truth About How To Survive In A Collapse!)

The going thinking seems to be that the ONLY way to survive is to flee the city. You’re supposed to run, like a dog with its tail between its legs, and hide out in the woods until things get back to normal. This is really dated thinking that ignores history. To get to the bottom of this, we’ve got to dispel some of the myths about urban survival in a collapse.

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MCS 249 – BOV Survival Weapons

In this week’s podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival’s Jeff Anderson describes 5 weapons you can put in your BOV right now that will help you fend off the people who want to TAKE what you have.

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The Simplest Way To Test ANY Survival Knife

Do you have a “survival knife” you love that’s part of your bug-out bag or other survival gear? Most likely you do — but here’s a follow-up question for you… Have you ever TESTED your knife to make sure it’ll do what you NEED it to do under realistic conditions? There’s a simple way to do that test, and you may want to LEVEL UP your survival knife.

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Wilderness VS. Urban Survival

The staff at Modern Combat and Survival loves to give you quick and easy survival tips that can help you in an emergency. We’d also love to hear your own survival tips in the comments. Everyone is here to learn from each other!

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MCS 247 – Everyday Carry (EDC) Weapons When Traveling

Do you ever do any traveling? If so, you could have a big bulls-eye on your back for criminals who spot you’re “not

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MCS 246 – “Geo-Customizing” Your Survival Plan

True survival plans don’t follow a “one size fits all” approach. Here’s how to customize your response based on where you live… and where you’re going!

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Is The Gurkha’s Kukri The Best Survival Fighting Machete Ever? (Maybe NOT…)

The Gurkha’s Kukri machete is often considered the best machete for fighting. But the REAL winner for the best survival machete is revealed!

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The Best Survival Weapons Plan For Bugging Out Vs. Bugging In

The best survival weapons plan isn’t a “one size fits all” solution. Here’s how to adjust your plan for bugging out vs. bugging in.

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MCS 233 – The “Survivalist Sniper”: Why Everyone Needs Long-Range Shooting Skills To Survive!

If you’ve never thought of being a sniper before, this podcast will give you 5 reasons to develop your “sniper skills” for a SHTF collapse!

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MCS 229 – The CIA Bug-Out Bag: A Look At What’s Inside…

Press The “Play” Button Below To Listen In Now… Here’s What You’ll Discover In This Week’s Episode: Key components to look for when

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MCS 225 – 5 (More) Survival Gear Suggestions For Prepper Defense

Can you feel that “something” is coming? More than ever, we’re polarized as a nation and the prospects of coming together to face

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MCS 220 – Prepper “Defense Gear” For Urban Survival

It’s a sad reality of “surviving” a disaster… Sometimes it’s what happens AFTER a crisis strikes that calls upon you to protect yourself and those

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MCS 216: Green Beret Survival Secrets From Jeff Kirkham’s “Black Autumn” Book

Few people know how bad things can get in a “collapse” than Jeff Kirkham… With nearly 29 years as a soldier and Green

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MCS 213 – Urban Survival Security Tactics

It’s your #1 threat in “urban survival” scenarios… … “human predators”! They come in MANY forms and whether you live in and around

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MCS 211 – Urban Survival: Finding Clean Water In The City

You may have heard about the “Survival Law Of 3’s”… “You can live 3 minutes without air… 3 days without water… and 3

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Survival Weapon Story: Man Defeats 5 Armed Home-Invaders… With A MACHETE!

It was just before 5am on a hot summer Friday morning when a Sarasota, Florida man and his son had sat down for

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MCS 207 – Looter Defense Lessons From The Puerto Rico Collapse

In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria obliterated Puerto Rico’s already feeble infrastructure. Hundreds of thousand of people were still without power at the

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MCS 194 – Choosing The Best Fighting Knife With Bram Frank

There’s no arguing the point… … a gun is the “ultimate equalizer” when it comes to personal protection weapons, right? But nearly every gun-owner I’ve

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MCS 184 – CIA Escape & Evasion Abroad With Jason Hanson

My 15 y.o. son is headed on an overseas school trip (without my protection)… … and it’s kinda freaking me out! Sure, I’ve

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MCS 178: Tactical Tomahawk Combat With Benjamin Bradak

It’s more than just a “survival weapon”… It’s now being used by both military and law enforcement as a “tool” for breaching obstacles,

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MCS 162: Combat Machete Mastery!

As much as I’m a “gun guy”, there’s one weapon I would never be caught without whether it was in combat or in the

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MCS 158: Ninja Survival Secrets For The Modern Day Prepper

The ancient Ninja did more than just lie at the bottom of ponds breathing through reeds until their unsuspecting enemy came close enough

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MCS 152: Best Everyday Carry Knives For Self-Defense And Survival

Ask a dozen “knife experts” what’s the best everyday carry knife to carry for self-defense and survival… and you’ll get 3 dozen answers!

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