Training Survival: Building Shooting Muscle

Training Survival: Building Shooting Muscle
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Since you carry a gun for self-defense or to save the life of another, then you are concerned with combative firearms skills rather than shooting merely for the experience of shooting.  To reach this goal, you engage in training, mostly in the form of practice on a range.  How close you get to your goal will depend on the effectiveness of your training.  Building shooting muscle is a big part of proper training regimen.

Since you carry a gun for self-defense or to save the life of another, then you are concerned with combative firearms skills rather than shooting merely for the experience of shooting.  To reach this goal, you engage in training, mostly in the form of practice on a range.  How close you get to your goal will depend on the effectiveness of your training.
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List of Great Books on Bartering

List of Great Books on Bartering
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Just by going to websites like this, you are way ahead of the general populace.  If you go ahead and actually prepare you are light-years ahead of most.  If we have a large scale disaster, you may be in a position to trade some of your goods (and services) for items you may need.  What I would like to do is give you a list of great books on bartering.

While you won’t get really good at bartering without practice, good reference books on bartering can definitely help you.  I personally stay with what I know and would try to stay away from jewelry and stick to guns – in a grid down or in a time of hyper-inflation, I may not have a choice but to barter with or for jewelry and other things.  In that case I would hope to have some updated references to use.
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“Third Tier” List of Recommended Specialty Books

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These books are ones I think are important to own and keep in your preparedness library.  They all are recommended specialty books, but they are lower on the list than the first couple sets of recommendations.

Some of these books are more expensive than those in the second and first tiers, others are more technical, and some are supplemental texts that cover the same subjects in different ways.

For whatever reason, I don’t find these books as essential as those on the first two lists, even though I bought some of them first…. Continue reading ““Third Tier” List of Recommended Specialty Books”