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.
To some, the knife may seem like an outdated weapon that has no place in this era of push-button mass death weaponry, but the truth is it’s still one of the most versatile pieces of gear out there. That’s why knives are still widely carried by even the highest level
Some people know exactly what they want to do with their life when they’re 15. For others, like me and maybe you, nothing really jumps out. It’s frustrating not knowing exactly what career path to go down. You may be wondering what your life purpose is, weighing your options and
Hunting furry critters and putting down bad guys is all good and fun for roughly 12 hours a day. For the other time, after the sun goes down, those critters naturally have the upper hand. They have learned to use their natural night vision and the cover of darkness to
Your wife has stopped complaining because she knows its futile. You now have an entire room dedicated to your armory. You have more attachments than rail space on your rifles. You could arm a small militia. You’ve spent just about every day dreaming of that next upgrade or tacticool attachment
I remember the moment my recruiter told me I was shipping off to Parris Island for Boot Camp in 2 weeks. I whipped out my iPhone, tapped the Safari App, went straight to google and typed in “Parris Island.” The first search result that popped up was an article by
A good daypack is essential whether you’re hiking, traveling, hunting, going to class, spending a day outdoors, or want a good bug out bag. The possible options out there are literally limitless, which is good for us, but can be a little daunting when you’re first beginning your search. We’ll
When it’s time to suit up for a tactical situation, whether that be guard duty, police work, or even combat, there is one thing most servicemen and law enforcement can agree on, and that’s the importance of tactical boots. Not only do they give off the appearance that you aren’t
With an effective range of roughly 1000m and a relatively low price tag, it’s no wonder the 308 Winchester is in the American ammunition hall of fame. The 308 used modern propellants and design to achieve results close to the classic 30-06 but is encompassed in a shorter and lighter
To the average person, hunting or long range shooting may seem incredibly simple. Put the lines or dots on the furry critter and pull the trigger. Easy, right? Not exactly! Any experienced shooter, whether that be with a rifle or a bow knows that range is a vital piece of
In this article, we’ll review plate carrier vests from the bottom of the budget barrel all the way up to Mil-Spec vests ready for combat. From weight to breathability to downright tacticool factor, we’ll cover it all! I have used a number of them, so I can tell you which
When it comes to throwing weapons, the throwing axe and tomahawk are two of the coolest/most popular. They’re often thought of as outdated weapons, but you might be surprised they’re still being used by some units in the US military, including special operations and reconnaissance teams. While some are strictly
It’s no secret that one of the best parts of being in the military is playing with the government’s cool science projects. One of these projects is the night vision scope. The Marine Corps does use night vision scopes, but nowadays most infantry guys are issued a PVS-14 monocular. The
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