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Civil War in America…Again?!

Apr 20th, 2013 | By

As if the terrorist attack this week was not bad enough, there’s a distinct possibility that there could be a civil war in the United States within the next three to four years, hinted at only by inflammatory and ignorant statements by ESQUIRE staffer, Linda Ginsburg: “I’ll bet good money it’s a right-wing nutjob. Today […]



Want to KNOW A SECRET? Get The New FREE GCT Magazine Newsletter and LEARN THEM ALL!

Mar 22nd, 2013 | By

Do you like secrets? …Everyone loves a secret! I love secrets. I love secrets so much that I entered into a field for four years where all we dealt with were secrets and shadows. And it was there where I learned about secrets. You know what I learned? …In a moment, I’ll tell you exactly […]



Searching for Judas: The peril of being in the Gun Business today

Jan 30th, 2013 | By

As we all should be aware of, the Information Super-Highway is most certainly a double-edged sword.  Valuable information that can be of benefit to all people is disseminated immediately.  Genuine news stories, no pap, are available to anyone with a mobile device.  You don’t need to wait for a newspaper or magazine any longer.  The […]



When the Governor Comes Knocking: S&W Governor [PRODUCT REVIEW/TV]

Dec 20th, 2012 | By

  It’s two in the morning. It’s dark. Your dog, sleeping peacefully at the foot of your bed when you turned out your side lamp, rustles you awake with a shake of its head and a flapping of its ears. He’s not barking, but he’s sniffing at the closed door of your bedroom. You grab […]



Wild Bill Hickok for the Modern Age

Dec 20th, 2012 | By

Of all the gunslingers of the American West, none has such cross-cultural, historical recognition as a Wild Bill Hickok. Almost always depicted in photos with his favorite pair of cap and ball Colt 1851 .36 caliber Navy Model revolvers, the question was whether he drew them simultaneously, or used the second pistol sequentially, as he ran […]



M18A1 Claymore–Force Multiplier in a Bag

Dec 20th, 2012 | By

  When the chips are down, I mean really down, there’s something reassuring to have squad armed with a stack of LAWs and collection of M18A1 Claymores. In a pinch, you can shake the confidence of a major force of aggressors. A couple LAWs into the center and they scatter. They regroup and you lead them […]



HANDGUNS: The American Talisman

Jun 1st, 2012 | By

Most everyone has a favorite storyteller or someone about whom the stories are always worth listening.  In my circle of friends, there is one man about whom more stories have been told than any other.   My friend is a retired Special Forces soldier and the story in question took place while his “A” team was […]



THE OTHER BAD GUY: A More Sinister Threat

May 12th, 2012 | By

When we were little kids we were taught to identify the villain in our favorite cartoon or TV shows.  All the bad guys wore black masks, were unshaven, and often wore black knit caps.    Consider the bad guys that Ralphie shoots with his BB gun in “A Christmas Story.”  As we matured and were educated […]



“BUNKER” IS PREPPER FOR “COFFIN”

May 5th, 2012 | By

If one more prepper on the Discovery Channel DOOMSDAY BUNKERS and National Geographic DOOMSDAY PREPPERS lauds and pines on and on about bunkers, or speaks glowingly of a new bunker purchase and installation, I’m going to SCREAM! What is it with this bunker mentality? Every bunker that I’ve seen makes a great root cellar, and […]



GCT MAG ADJUSTS TO THE WINDS OF CHANGE: Are You Prepared?

Apr 20th, 2012 | By

Nuclear Holocaust. Past Peak Oil. Economic Collapse. Influenza Outbreak…ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! The list could go on. Unless you’ve been living in Mother Goose’s boot, you’ve noticed things are not as they have been.  Things are much, much different… A friend from college, who had been living outside of the country since he graduated, visited last week. […]