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Surviving is a matter of preparation. This is why survivalists are often (sometimes derogatorily) called ‘preppers’. Of course, mental fortitude, survival skills and good health are all key—but these should all be a matter of preparation as well. It’s a very wide-ranging word that encompasses the various ideas necessary for survival. Being well-trained, well-stocked, and well-defended is key. However, far too few people realize that an important part of this is applying that diligence to body armor, for a number… Read More »

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Hunters and anglers spend $76 billion a year on gear, excise taxes and various permits and licenses, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Firearms, tree stands/ground blinds and a good all-purpose knife are the essentials for a day trip into the wild. But those going on an extended getaway, such as a 10-day Dall sheep hunt in remote Canada or a Rocky Mountain adventure in the States, need to account for both the known and the unknown. Preparation is… Read More »

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Whether an extinction-level asteroid strikes planet Earth or the U.S. morphs into a full-fledged police state, pre-disaster due diligence is key to ensuring your liberty and freedom. You don’t have to be a prepper or conspiracy theorist to at least have a vehicle that can get you out of harm’s way if and when it becomes necessary. These four additions can instantly turn any car into a bug-out vehicle. All-terrain tires One of the best bug-out locations in the continental… Read More »

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The average hunter spends about $3,000 a year on gear and other hunting expenses, reports the National Sports Shooting Foundation. The foundation also claims that since 2006, hunters’ expenditures have increased by more than 50 percent. If you are looking to improve your chances of bringing home that trophy buck, here’s a look at some of the best hunting tech on the market: Ozonics Ozone Generator Ozonics is a small, portable device that transforms oxygen molecules into ozone molecules and… Read More »

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Duct tape has been utilized for many purposes since it first emerged during World War II. Permacell, a company operating under the umbrella of Johnson and Johnson, developed the tape after the American military requested a waterproof product suitable for executing repairs in the field. Soldiers arrived at the popular nickname “duck tape” because of its water resistant qualities were similar to that of a duck’s back. These days duck tape can be found in most households and tool benches… Read More »

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