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The Best Ham Radios on the Market

10 Best Handheld Ham Radios in 2019

Whether you’re relaying coordinates for an airstrike, prepping for a potential emergency situation, or slipstreaming down the highway with other truckers to save fuel, ham radios are useful communication devices. Ham radios, otherwise known as the amateur radios or two-way radios, have been used since the 1890s and all the

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Marine Using a Lensatic Compass

19 Best Compasses for Hiking (All Types) in 2019

Marine or not, being proficient at basic land navigation and understanding how to use a compass is absolutely essential for anyone who plans to venture into unfamiliar terrain. Land navigation is a skill set that requires a lot of practice to become confident. In the Marines, we practiced land navigation

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United States Marine looking through a spotting scope

16 Best Spotting Scopes in 2019 (Reviews and Buying Guide)

Tracking down your targets and taking the perfect shot is all good and fun, but that process doesn’t come easy if you can’t locate and properly spot your targets first! Imagine having a portable lightweight high powered telescope at your disposal to scan over hundreds of acres? No more sitting

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Camping Cot Being Set Up by Sailors

15 Best Camping Cots in 2019 (Review and Buying Guide)

Any experienced camper or backpacker knows that having the right gear can make or break a trip. You have a few bedding options when you’re camping. One of the most comfortable and easiest options is a camping cot. Cots are used by every military branch because they’re easy to set

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The 15 Best Fixed Blade Knives in 2019 (Review & Buying Guide)

Even if you’ve amassed an arsenal of sharp pointy objects over the years, you’ll need a solid blade that can do it all. One blade to rule them all, no matter the situation, challenge, or environment. You need a quality fixed blade knife. You see, seasoned outdoorsman and survivalists all

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Tactical Pen Being Used by a Marine

13 Best Tactical Pens in 2019 (Reviews and Buying Guide)

From military personnel to white-collar CEOs, tactical pens are popular EDC tools that offer significant advantages over standard writing utensils. The body of the pen is typically made of lightweight military-grade aluminum that protects the ink canister and tip, thus preventing it from “exploding” while you’re carrying them on you.

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Ghillie-Suit

10 Best Ghillie Suits for Hunting and Airsoft in 2019

What sets snipers apart from other infantry units is their ability to stalk, observe, and engage targets while remaining nearly invisible using natural concealment or a Ghillie Suit. Marine Snipers are renowned as some of the best in their world, and their ability to cheat death is almost mythic. They

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Compact Binoculars with a Carry Case

18 Best Compact Binoculars in 2019 Review & Buying Guide

When it comes to binoculars, the best pair is the one you’ll actually have on you when you need them. That’s where compact binoculars shine! Sure, it would be great to have full-size binoculars on you at all times, but when you’re hiking, birding, hunting, or traveling that’s just not

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Powerful Air Pistol Made by Crosman

14 Most Powerful Air Pistols in 2019 (Pellet and BB)

If you’re looking for the most powerful air pistol, look no further. I’ve put together a comprehensive review with a comparison chart so you can quickly compare max velocity, caliber, rate of fire, ammo capacity, and power mechanism. I’ve included spring-powered pistols, CO2 powered air pistols, and PCP air pistols.

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11 Best Camping Knives in 2019 Review and Buying Guide

No real outdoorsman is leaving the house set out on an adventure without a good camping knife, period. A camping knife is one of the most versatile tools you’ll ever put in your pack or throw in the truck and really, there is no replacement. Whether the task at hand

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