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Ghillie-Suit

10 Best Ghillie Suits for Hunting and Airsoft in 2020

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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Tactical Pen Being Used by a Marine

13 Best Tactical Pens in 2020 (Reviews and Buying Guide)

Due to their versatility as low profile self-defense weapons, survival tools, and nearly indestructible writing utensils, tactical pens are popular everyday carry tools used by everyone from military operators to white-collar CEOs. I actually decided to purchase my first tactical pen after a regular pen exploded in the admin pouch

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Camping Cot Being Set Up by Sailors

15 Best Camping Cots in 2020 (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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Compact Binoculars with a Carry Case

20 Best Compact Binoculars in 2020 Review and 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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15 Best Camping Knives in 2020 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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Best Service Dog Vests Review

8 Best Service Dog Vests, Harnesses, and Accessories in 2020

After being sent to Wounded Warrior while in the Marines, I got a lot of first-hand experience with service dogs and gear they wear. I was blown away by how helpful they were to their handlers. I saw them recommended for all kinds of injuries and health conditions like PTSD,

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14 Best Pellet Pistols in 2020 (Reviews and Buying Guide)

The first thing anyone shopping for a pellet pistol should think about is what they intend to use it for. Narrowing down the scope of your mission before jumping into long reviews will save you a TON of time and possibly even money. Are you looking for a match grade

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Bergara 308 Rifle with Scope

15 Best Scopes for 308 Rifles in 2020 (All Price Ranges)

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

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Ruger 10/22 with Rimfire 22LR Scope

13 Best 22LR Scopes (Rimfire) in 2020

If you’re looking for a 22LR scope to turn your Ruger 10/22 or other .22 caliber rifle into a tack driver, this guide is for you! Although the .22 rifle is a tried and true platform that hasn’t actually changed much over the last 100 years, optics are a totally

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Some of the Best Self Defense Weapons

34 Best Self Defense Weapons (Non-Lethal) in 2020

The U.S. Department of Justice reported over 1.03 million home invasions and 1.25 million cases of violent crime last year. That may seem like a lot, and unfortunately, it is, meaning you need to be prepared and ready in the off chance you become part of those statistics. Planning ahead

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Best Concealed Carry Purses Review

21 Best Best Concealed Carry Purses in 2020 (with Buying Guide)

A lot of people say concealed carry purses aren’t the best option… and they’re right. But… On the body carry configurations aren’t always an option. A lot of outfits just can’t accommodate a concealed carry weapon (CCW), and I don’t blame you for leaving your CCW at home because it’s uncomfortable!

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3 pairs of boots for hiking

20 Best Hiking Boots for Men and Women in 2020

Ask a Marine or experienced hiker what their most vital piece of non-firearm related gear is and one answer that will come up often is boots. Take my word for it, if you don’t invest in a pair of high-quality boots, your feet and joints will likely pay the price

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