Preparedness Notes for Monday — January 23, 2023

January 23, 1855 was the birthday of John Moses Browning. He was the brilliant designer of dozens of guns, including the M1911 pistol, Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) — pictured — and the venerable M2 .50 Caliber Machinegun. This is also the birthday of my #2 Grandson. His coincidental “Browning Birthday” will ensure that he will inherit a disproportionately large portion of my guns that are Browning designs.

Today’s feature article is a review written by SurvivalBlog Field Gear Editor Tom Christianson.