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Best Leather and Kydex OWB Holsters for Concealed Carry

Best Leather and Kydex OWB Holsters for Concealed Carry

If you’re going to carry a gun with you, you want a holster. Just sticking it in your pocket won’t cut it, and people might think you’re just a little too happy to see them. Some people prefer their holster to be inside their waistband. Other people prefer it outside. There …

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How to Start a Fire with Sticks

How to Make a Fire in the Wild with Sticks

Primal man survived the dangers of the wild and built civilization using fire. Today we have access to many things you can use to build a fire. Matches and lighters are nice and easy. If you don’t have those, there are still many methods you can use, from flint and steel …

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How Start a Fire Without Matches (or a Lighter)

How to Start a Fire without Matches

You’re out in the woods but you just discovered that your waterproof matches may be resistant to rain, but that flash flood still carried them away. Welp. Or perhaps your little sister used the last of your lighter fluid without telling you. You prepared as you should, but circumstances beyond …

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Benjamin Trail NP2 Air Rifle Review

Benjamin Trail NP2 Air Rifle Review

  Crosman has long been in the air gun game. They are so influential in the field of air guns that other companies use one of their inventions to power some air guns, the CO2 powerlet. But for a lot of people air guns are nothing but toys. Most Crosman …

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How to Preserve Meat in the Wild

How to Preserve Meat in the Wild

So, you’re out in the woods, and you’re hungry. But you came prepared. Whether it’s with a rifle or a spear, you’ve taken down a deer. You’ve made a fire, cooked some ribs, and had your fill, but there’s an awful lot of deer meat left over. What do you …

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Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Knife Review

Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Knife Review

  An Onion That Won’t Make You Cry The Kershaw 1660 Ken Onion Leek folding knife has a funny (and long) name. Leeks and onions are both similar vegetables, but in this case they mean very different things. Ken Onion is a knife designer from Hawaii. He came up with …

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How to Make a Homemade Solar Cooker Out of a Shoebox

How to Make a Solar Cooker

Have you ever wanted to cook food using nuclear fusion? Well, you can! Admittedly, the fusion reactor in question is the sun, about 93,000,000 miles away. But the sun still puts out a lot of power. But we can capture that power. Collect that power, concentrate it, and bam! You’re …

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Long Term Fuel Storage - How to Store Gas and Diesel

How to Store Gasoline and Diesel Long Term

I was recently caught in the path of a hurricane. Many other people were as well. Not everyone fared as well as I did. I had three states to travel through. It wasn’t until I got to the third state where I started to see gas stations which did not …

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Benchmade Mini Griptilian Folding Pocket Knife Review

Benchmade Mini Griptilian Folding Knife Review

  The Knife That Stands Out Not all knives are created equal. Walk into any sporting goods store and you will see large numbers of cheap knives. Bring in a $20 bill and you can walk out with half a dozen new blades. Continue past those and you may find …

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How to Use a Barometer

How to Use a Barometer

These days, most of us get our weather forecasts from other people. Whether it’s from the television, computer, or smartphone, this information comes from another source. Therein lies a weakness. When you most need to know the weather, you may not be able to connect to the weather forecast provider. …

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How to Use an Altimeter Watch

How to Use an Altimeter Watch

These days, it seems like everyone has a smart phone, and knowing your location is as simple as pulling up Google Maps. But what if that’s not the case? What if you are in the woods and your phone runs out of battery, or worse, jumps off a cliff? What …

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Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review

Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review

  Looking for a New EDC Knife? For $125, you can buy an awful lot of cheap folding knives. Small or large, they may be sharp at first, but that will not last. The edge will dull, the lock may fail. Those junk knives better be pretty, because they will …

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