Monthly Archives: November 2012

Remington 870 Salvage Project Part 1

Recently I picked up a Remington 870 for a pretty decent deal and while it was not in the configuration I would normally use I thought it would make a good host for a project gun. The gun started out … Continue reading

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Duct tape on your water bottle… (Part 1)

If you have spent any time in the backpacking or mountaineering community the image below is probably nothing new to you.  A Nalgene bottle decked out with industry decals and a couple of wraps of duct tape.  While the decals … Continue reading

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Get your batteries organized…

No matter what your profession or hobby you most likely have gear that runs on batteries, from commo gear to low light gear we use more batteries today than ever.  Here is a solution to loose batteries in pouches and … Continue reading

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Ammo Test – Federal RT 9mm Cycling

For quite some time I have heard from shooters on various forums and even some first hand accounts of ammunition that was repeatedly cycled through a handgun.  Example given, a shooter arrives at the range and downloads defensive ammunition and … Continue reading

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Essential Medications-Ibuprofen

This is the first of a series of posts about essential medications that should be kept both on the shelf at home and in the duffel for travel. Many of these medications will be OTC in the majority of the … Continue reading

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How much do I need?

Whether you are planning for a deployment, an extended trip, or simply keeping more than the bare necessities on hand this will help you figure out how much you need. Food can be easy to plan because of serving sizes … Continue reading

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Making Good Choices

Before I get started with today’s post I want to take a moment and thank all Veterans for their sacrifices and signing that blank check to Uncle Sam. The world would not be the same without you. It has been … Continue reading

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