25 Jun 2017

The Henry AR-7 Survival Rifle Presented by Hickok45

Here’s our old buddy Hickok45 and today he’s talking about the Henry AR-7 Survival Rifle. Now, I’ve owned one of these little bad-boys and if you’re ever found yourself lost out in the back-woods, this little piece can come in mighty handy. Since 1959 the venerable AR-7 has been the

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18 Jun 2017

Is Cold Adaptation a Survival Skill to be Practiced?

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) reports that acclimatization to cold occurs over a period of ten days. Dr. Jack Kruse, the famous (and sometimes controversial) neurosurgeon, observes that Sherpas, in the Himalayan Mountains, cold adapt in three to five days. A person who is cold adapted will obviously

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14 Jun 2017

[WARNING SHOCKING IMAGES] African Wild Dog Disembowels Impala While It’s Still Alive

If you listen to your average run-o-th-mill tree-hugger, nature is a beautiful place where all of the animals love each other and nothing bad ever happens. Well I’m here to tell you that’s just a big load of horse dung !! Nature is more often than not, a cruel and

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10 Jun 2017

Oh Yeah Baby…Let’s ‘Rock n Roll’ W/The Russian AK-107

I’m going to dedicate this article to all of you die-hard “AK” guys out there, you should believe me when I tell you- that THIS is the AK rifle that you’ve been dreaming about. The recoil is almost virtually NON-EXISTENT and even on full auto, this assault rifle purrs like

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07 Jun 2017

Backwoodsman Magazine Review: The Cave and the Sea, A Novel

“The popular book and movie series, The Hunger Games, has been credited with inspiring interest in survival skills with young people. Military survival expert, John A. Heatherly, has written an historical adventure novel that has the capability to have a similar effect, but this book does appeal to all ages.

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05 Jun 2017

The Survival Slingshot: If You Want To Survive Bring A Tool…Not A Toy

The Survival Slingshot is a patented slingshot with a integrated rail system and a watertight hollow handle. The integrated rail system allows you to customize the slingshot with whisker biscuits, laser, tactical lights and bow fishing accessories. The watertight hollow handle can be used to store gear. This Survival Slingshot

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05 Jun 2017

Air Rifles: Difference-makers for Survival

Have you considered the addition of an air rifle or break barrel air rifle to your collection of survival gear? Survivalnation recommends that you do so, and here is why: 1) the ammunition is inexpensive and plentiful; 2) most of these rifles are extremely quiet; 3) a quality air rifle

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05 Jun 2017

Survival Gear Review: Lodge Cast Iron Sportsman’s Grill

Like most of us, I prefer survival gear that will reliably perform for the long haul.  When the time came to purchase a new grill, I could not resist the allure of the seemingly indestructible Lodge Cast Iron Sportsman’s Grill.  At costs ranging from about $95 to $105 (from Ace Hardware

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04 Jun 2017

Which is Better for Navigation – Compass or GPS?

Do you prefer a compass or GPS? Both have pros and cons. Now that smart devices are prolific, I recommend the use of an electronic device in conjunction with the development of skill with a map and compass. This fantastic article from Debra Ronca will help to get you started. Ch­ri­stopher­­ Columbus. Marco Polo.

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04 Jun 2017

Emergency Drinking Water Disinfection Procedures – U.S. Army

Just the Facts… Emergency Drinking Water Disinfection Procedures U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine – Readiness thru Health 31-008-1004 The PDF can be downloaded here. It is recommended that it be printed and stored for later use. Home/Individual Emergency Disinfection Procedures • Boiling. Vigorous boiling for one

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