Author Archives: Ben Sobieck

Ben Sobieck

About Ben Sobieck

Ben Sobieck is an online editor for Gun Digest, Living Ready, Tactical Gear and BLADE. His interests include hunting, knives and current events issues.

Survival Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

3 Survival Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy left an indelible impression on the northeastern United States. The survival lessons it forced people to learn could be applied to nearly all natural disasters. Here are three key takeaways from the tragedy worth considering.

A mobile phone is an essential part of a family communication plan

How to Make a Family Communication Plan

In the wake of tragic events like the recent hurricane disaster in New England, the first question on most minds will be, "Is my family OK?" Having a family communication plan as part of an overall home disaster strategy will hopefully answer that question.

Hurricane Disaster from Space

What to Do After a Hurricane Disaster

Preppers in New England had their chance to put home disaster plans to use in the wake of Hurricane Sandy this week. While Living Ready spends a good deal of time on preparing ahead of disasters, it's no less important to know what to do after the weather settles down.

Gun magazine

Gun Digest the Magazine Nov. 5, 2012 Issue

  Gun Digest is the source for firearms news, pricing and guns for sale. With a subscription to Gun Digest, readers benefit from in-depth editorial expert advice, show reviews, how-to instructions and Second Amendment issues. Inside This Issue * Is the .22LR the Ultimate Survival Round? * What Makes a Survival Gun? * Beretta’s Model 84 .380...

Gun Digest October 22 2012 Issue

Gun Digest the Magazine October 22, 2012 Issue

  Gun Digest is the source for firearms news, pricing and guns for sale. With a subscription to Gun Digest, readers benefit from in-depth editorial expert advice, show reviews, how-to instructions and Second Amendment issues. Inside This Issue * Deer Hunting Gear Round-Up * Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground * Zombie Shooting * Field Gun Review:...

Tips on How to Survive a Blizzard

How to Survive a Blizzard

    The Fargo-Moorhead area of northwest Minnesota was hit hard this week by something no one expected in early October: 14 inches of snow. It caught residents completely by surprise. Few had winter survival kits in their cars, putting many stranded motorists at risk. Homes were just as unprepared, as power went out...

Gun Digest the Magazine - October 8, 2012 Issue

Gun Digest the Magazine October 8, 2012

  Gun Digest is the source for firearms news, pricing and guns for sale. With a subscription to Gun Digest, readers benefit from in-depth editorial expert advice, show reviews, how-to instructions and Second Amendment issues. Click here to download this issue as a PDF from GunDigestStore.com. Inside This Issue * Kimber Custom II: A...