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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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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 …

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What is a Balisong?

“Ive been Hearing a lot about these knifes, balisongs, but what the heck are they?!”  I’m sure at one point or another we have all asked this question.  This should help answer some of the most common questions surrounding balisongs.    Balisongs A balisong is a pocket knife that has two handles that both rotate in such a way that …

Watch Two Russians Fight It Out With a Knife and Shovel

When someone cuts you off on the road, what do you do? I often just let it go because, where I live, most drivers are nice. In the final days of 2013, a new YouTube video emerged that quickly got hundreds of thousands of views. The video was taken from a Russian dash cam where two cars are chasing each …

Addicted to Extreme Knives? You’re Not Alone

Microtech, makers of really cool knives, recently produced a 32.25″ version of their Halo V knife. Halo stands for High Altitude, Low Open and is the first out the front knife the company has ever made. The normal size Halo is 10.5″ long. This makes the giant Halo 3x the size of the normal Halo. Given its look, it is …