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3 Ways to Actually Sleep When Camping in a Hammock

Sleeping in a hammock when camping seems like a really great idea. When I heard for the first time about the new trend in camping of sleeping in hammocks, I thought it sounded fantastic. So I got a Hamic and got ready for the best night of sleep in my life. Unfortunately, that did not happen.Trying to sleep all night …

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How to Clean and Maintain a Knife Properly

When you buy something, you probably want it to last for a while.  Especially if you put a lot of money and work into getting it! The same goes for knives.  Every outdoor enthusiast knows that taking care of your equipment is key because you never know when or what you’ll need if for, so it should always be in …

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How to Camp Anywhere with a CPAP Machine

Several members of my family sleep with a CPAP machine.  Most of the time, it is not overly burdensome as long as they are sleeping in their own bed where they have their setup.  However, our family loves to camp and we needed to find a better solution for camping with a CPAP machine. There are three easy solutions to …

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The First 10 Things I Put in My Survival “Go Bag”

Everyone has their own list of items for a bug out bag, but few have a special bug out bag for the collapse of a civilization.  So when Russia and China combine forces and nuclear war destroys everyone except you… it’s time for the collapse of civilization bag. I would certainly change the contents of my packing list if you …

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How Sharp Should a Machete Be?

I am an outdoors kind of girl who loves the wilderness, fresh air, and getting dirty. Machetes seem to me to be the kind of knife that someone would use in that sort of situation. When you think of a machete, the first thing that comes to your mind is probably Paul Bunion whacking at trees and bushes to clear …

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Benchmade 940 Review

The Benchmade 940 folder is a great pocket knife!  I have read quite a few reviews for it on Amazon and everyone who has tried this knife has loved it!  One of the only complaints I have seen with this knife is the price, but personally I think the knife is worth every penny.  Benchmade is a reliable company based …

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0301 Stockman Pocket Knife

The 0301 Stockman pocket is a pocket knife that is manufactured by Buck.  Buck is a company that was started in the United States, the first Buck knife was officially made in 1902.  In the beginnings of Buck, every knife was made by hand, carefully crafted.    The first Buck knife shop was opened in 1945.  It was a father …

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Top 5 Fixed Blade Tactical Knives

What is a Tactical Knife?  Loosely defined it could be a knife that you would expect the military to use.  The actual definition is a knife that has one or more military features, designed for extreme situations, and it may or may not include capabilities that a fighting or combat knife might have. Qualities of a Tactical Knife There are …

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What is Open Carry for Knives?

Open Carry.   This term is commonly heard when talking about the civilian use of weaponry.  We all know that this obviously means to carry a weapon openly.   So what are the gritty details and from where does this term originate.   I hope to answer the common questions surrounding open carry and make it just a little easier …