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The Hazard 4 Evac Plan-B sling pack comes with many great features that make it an efficient, lightweight, yet heavy duty pack for all kinds of situations. Here are our pros: There is great customization on this pack thanks to its full modular accessory strap (MOLLE) coverage ...

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Gear manufacturers have learned over the years that their consumers want more and more from the products thy purchase. It’s not enough that a backpack is waterproof, it has to allow for good organization also. It’s not enough that is lightweight, it has to be well balanced as well. A tactical ...

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Note: click here for the up-to-date case models. The Magpul Executive Field case for the Iphone 4 is made, apparently, of the same material as the PMag and has a very nice feel to the touch; it’s stiff, and rough on the outside. The little bumps on each side give a perfect grip. Everyone ...

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The design of this jacket is well thought out and the collar is well designed also. On the other hand, the paracord ends to the neck opening, so a nicer design would have been better. This jacket differs from other jackets by its fabric which is mostly mesh, which makes it more ...

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The Maxpedition RAT Wallet is designed to store your identity cards, your credit cards, money but also to hold an MP3 player or a PAD.   Technical features: The Maxpedition Rat Wallet, just like the Spartan of the same brand, is made of 1000 Denier ballistic nylon and features a ...

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When you are looking for a small flashlight for the job, that you don’t want to replace every six months, this is a good buy. If you don’t want anything too powerful either, that doesn’t flood the room when you lit in, and want something just to help you check up on things, ...

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Surefire is a brand that everyone knows and respects, especially for its cheap and fairly qualitative products. The G2X was a bit disappointing since the P60 bulb is not a very powerful one (still, it continues to sell…) That being said, the G2 goes everywhere with you and you can ...

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Tactical pants used to be part of a hiker’s gear when heading into the backcountry. Some tactical pants were famous for their unique style and name, as the most popular ones (5.11 for instance) were named on the Yosemite Decimal System, more than 25 years ago. From tactical pants for the outdoors ...

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Our Land

Our Land

My heart sank as I pulled into the parking spot at one of my favorite public land access points. I had just driven twenty-five miles to hunt the last few hours of the day, and I was greeted by what I dread most as a public land hunter; the tailgate of another pickup. Now I was in a dilemma. Where ...

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It was mid-January and snow blanketed the ground. The high temperature hovered around the low 20’s. Arctic air had pushed down into the lower 48 making for brutally cold conditions. Snow flurries blew throughout the morning and trees were popping from the winds and cold. I trudged through the ...

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Imagine getting lost in the woods or stranded on the side of a deserted highway with no cell service. Maybe you have had to flee your home and head for the hills without a chance to grab any of your emergency food supply. Could you survive? What would you eat? Before you assume you are going to ...

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There’s a “perfect” rifle for every man; but it takes study, time and know-how to find it There are two broad, general schools of traditional varmint-hunting devotees. For this particular narrative we shall classify them in this manner, anyway, to spare you a belaboring of way-out aspects of the ...

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You don’t just run out there and gun down the wary crow. Take time setting up. He has his blind spots. Learn to use them. A pair of crows, their big mouths spieling out raucous threats, was tearing in from our right. “Take the front one,” I whispered to Gordie Pleiss, my hunting partner. Blamity ...

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“It’s gotta be better than a 160 class buck for me to try a sneak. Five years ago I wouldn’t have said that, but today that’s where I’m at.” My good friend was explaining his hunting strategy to me over lunch one day. We both get fired up for our annual spot and stalk mule deer hunts in Nebraska’s ...

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Water is one of the most important elements of human survival. Many people get caught up with the idea that food is the top priority. Those people would be dead before they had a chance to realize their mistake. The human body cannot survive more than three days without water. Sure, there are ...

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The weather can play a huge part for every hiker. When the weather is bad, it can turn a trail into a danger zone with the potential for avalanches and landfalls. There will be times when hiking trails turn into hot ovens with no means of escape; it happens and being unprepared for them is a ...

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