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Best Emergency and Wilderness Tourniquets

The Best Emergency Tourniquets for Wilderness and Survival

As much as I love nature, I know she is a potentially cruel mistress. There are many hazards when exploring the woods and deserts of this world which can injure you and leave you bleeding to death surrounded by animals and stars. Of course, the unthinkable could happen at home, …

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How to Measure Your Draw Length

How to Measure Your Bow Draw Length

Bows may not be as fancy as modern firearms, but they are an effective choice in many situations. You can use one bow to hunt animals from rabbits to bear. And releasing an arrow is quieter, even with the loud “THWACK!” of a recurve, than any firearm. This makes them …

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Axes vs Hatchets

Axes vs Hatchets

If you call a hand axe a hatchet, most people will know what you’re talking about. A few grognard-types will grumble about it though, much as if you called a gun’s magazine a clip, Interesting note: There is such a thing as a clipazine! But there is a real difference …

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Types of Axes

Types of Axes

There are all sorts of axes in the world. From pickaxes to forest axes, these tools come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. But they aren’t necessarily compatible. You won’t want to cut down a tree with an ice axe or hew a log with a fireman’s axe. Interested …

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