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18 Best Air Rifle Scopes for the Money in 2020

The world of airguns is growing steadily every year and for good reason. Air rifles and pellet guns can offer distinct advantages over traditional firearms and for some shooters may even replace firearms altogether. If you’re getting into airguns, you may have run into scopes that are called air rifle

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How to Make a Longbow (The Best Method I’ve Found)

Longbows are great hunting and defense weapons. They are simple but very useful and powerful. This guide will take you through the following steps to create a bow. In this guide, you will learn how to make a “hasty” bow, which I define as an all-purpose bow that takes less

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16 Best Spotting Scopes in 2020 (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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Some of the Best Utility Knives We Tested

11 Best Utility Knives in 2020 (Hands-on Review)

Whether you are opening Amazon boxes all day, cutting insulation, or even cutting the tough tendons in a piece of meat, having the right tool for the job can make or break your outlook on life. You might be saying to yourself, “why should I care about utility knives?”. Well,

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Some of My Favorite Backpacking Knives

18 Best Hiking and Backpacking Knives in 2020

Any outdoorsman will vouch for the fact that a quality knife is one of the single most important and versatile tools in the world of outdoor sports and activities. A high-quality backpacking knife enables you to set up camp, cut up firewood, defend yourself, clean fish, field dress your hunt

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Marine Using a Lensatic Compass

20 Best Compasses for Hiking (All Types) in 2020

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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Marine Testing the Best Multi-Tools

24 Best Multi-Tools in 2020 (Hands-on Tested)

In the Marines, one piece of gear I wasn’t issued but always carried on me was a multi-tool. The versatility of a multi-tool is unmatched, and since you won’t always be privy to intel regarding what obstacles you’ll need to overcome throughout your day, the multi-tool reigns supreme as one

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Some Throwing Knives I Tested

18 Best Throwing Knives in 2020 (Buying Guide)

Stabbing is great and all, but wouldn’t it be nice to extend the range of your lethality? Ninjas have been doing it for years and now it’s time to get you outfitted with the knowledge and gear to bring your blade game to the next level with a set of

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13 Best Sleeping Bag Liners in 2020

Sleeping bag liners work very similarly to sheets in that they protect your bed from nastiness and provide an easy to remove and clean solution that ensures your mattress a longer and fresher life. Sleeping bags can be expensive and the last thing you want to do is sleep in

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Some of the Best Waterproof-Backpacks on the Market

16 Best Waterproof Backpacks in 2020 (All Types)

The items you put in your backpack are likely of incredible importance so why is it that backpacks are often overlooked and underrated as a piece of vital technology? Whether you’re suiting up to enter a combat zone or just trying to make it to class, the things in your

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17 Best Tactical Pants in 2020

The environments faced by law enforcement officers, military personnel, firefighters, outdoorsman, and avid hunters are often too much of a challenge for your everyday pair of jeans. That’s where investing in some top tier rough and tough tactical pants completely changes the game. Unfortunately, the need for tactical pants is

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17 Best Camping Hatchets and Axes in 2020

If you’re someone who’s spent a fair amount of time camping, you probably already know how useful having an axe or hatchet around the campsite can be. From hammering tent stakes to splitting kindling, axes are designed to be workhorses that can be used for a wide range of tasks.

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