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How to Move a Gun Safe: The Best Methods Explained

There’s no question, most heavy-duty gun safes are heavy, bulky, and awkward to move. But learning how to move a gun safe the right way can be important, if you’re planning on moving or you simply want to relocate your safe to a more secure location in the home. Why? […]

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How to Sharpen Your Survival Knife Like a Pro

Learning how to sharpen your survival knife is an important survival skill to have, considering a dull knife is basically useless. It’s very important to keep a survival knife as close to peak condition as possible, at all times. If you don’t normally sharpen your knives yourself, now is the […]

The Ultimate Guide to Steel Challenge Shooting Competitions

Steel Challenge shooting competitions are governed by the Steel Challenge Shooting Association, also referred to as the SCSA. If you’re a gun enthusiast who is looking for the next big challenge, then this ultimate guide on the Steel Challenge will go over everything you need to know about this popular […]

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How Often Should You Clean Your Gun?

Cleaning a firearm is an important part of being prepared. If you’re an experienced gun owner, then you already know that keeping a firearm clean improves its accuracy and reliability when you’re at a range. However, in other situations, a clean firearm can save your life. But how often should […]

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How to Navigate with a Map and a Compass

Learning how to navigate with a map and compass isn’t as complicated as you may think, and it can be a true lifesaver when you’re traveling through the backcountry and your phone or GPS device dies on you. In reality, nothing can be more reliable than a compass and a […]

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How to Sharpen a Hatchet: The Top 7 Methods

A hatchet is an important wood-cutting tool, one that combines the power and heft of an ax, with the precision of a one-handed tool. This is what makes it so useful for people who want to harvest and split wood. But in order to get the most out of this […]

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Best Animals to Hunt and Trap: Surviving to the Finish

If you’re trying to safely get yourself and your family through a natural disaster then learning about the best animals to hunt and trap in your neck of the woods can provide you with a reliable food source until help arrives. The ability to track, trap, and prepare food straight […]

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How to Sharpen an Axe with a Stone: The Beginner’s Guide

A sharp axe will cut smoothly, evenly, and easily, slicing right through the wood with each swing. But not all axe owners pay attention to blade sharpness, which can make any chore incredibly difficult. Because of this, learning how to properly care for your axe is crucial [Need a hatchet? […]

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How to Start a Fire with Nothing: The 4 Top Methods

Every person should know how to start a fire with nothing. It’s simply an essential survival skill. You’ll never know when you need to use this skill in an emergency and you don’t want to be stuck in the cold and the dark, without a fire to protect you and […]

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What is the Best Way to Purify Water?

In an emergency situation, having safe, clean drinking water is a top priority. Whether you’re at home during a natural disaster, you’re lost in the woods, or you’re dealing with some type of crisis situation, considering you can only live for three days without water, knowing how to purify water […]