One of the most important pieces of safety equipment to have when you hit the range is eye protection. Eye protection is simply something you have to have if you want to shoot safely, because without them, a spent shell casing or other pieces of debris can cause severe and lasting damage to your eyes that you could have to live with for the rest of your life. Shooting glasses are an important piece of gear and here is how to choose a good pair of glasses.
There are plenty of good reasons for gardeners to try composting, but above all, it provides a natural alternative to enrich the soil without using chemical-based fertilizers and damaging the environment. Making compost doesn’t need to be hard work and it costs you almost nothing. Here are my suggestions and things I’ve learned after years of composting.
One of the basics of emergency preparedness is making sure you have enough food and water to outlive a disaster. Prepping your pantry properly is essential if you want to avoid appetite fatigue and survive long enough to tell the story. Remember, preppers do not live by bread alone.
It may take from five days up to a few weeks until local stores and companies open their doors for business after a major disaster. Some of these businesses may never reopen their doors and the entire neighborhood will suffer. The road to recovery may be difficult after a disaster and even though you’ve prepped properly, one question remains: what about the others?
If you fancy going on a summer holiday this year but do have the money to pay out for an expensive trip, then why not a camping break. Pitching up in a tent is a great way to have fun and holiday as a family. If you have small children or youngsters in tow, then they will love being in the outdoors for a change.
When the school year begins, all the late night parties and weekends at the beach come to an end. Obviously, most students are not excited about the beginning of the school year. Although you might feel that you want to come back to the summer, school is necessary for a secure future. School can also be as exciting as that vacation you just had although the final semester does not feel as pleasant. You will get to meet new teachers and see your old friends, and, also, would have new classes to attend.
Due to various survival TV shows and fiction movies, most Americans think that prepping is about having a bunker, a ton of food and water and a fully stocked armory. While these are undoubtedly good things to have, a realistic survival plan needs much more. After interacting with a lot of people over the years, I think it’s best to share the most neglected preps that most people fail to consider.
In SHTF scenarios, professional medical care will be very hard to find. You are likely to have to manage by yourself for a while. In general, preppers understand the need for medical prepping. Many preppers stock up on first aid supplies and antibiotics which is smart. Some preppers also take first aid courses, even smarter.
When it comes to EDC, everyone has an option and they tailor their EDC according to their needs. There are so many options that it makes it difficult to pick the right gear for you. At this point, after many years of responsible carry, I can recommend my defensive loadout for your EDC.
The unthinkable has happened and the brown stuff has finally hit the fan. The roads are closed, anything electrical is offline and the water pumps no longer work. You are stuck at home and your water supplies are getting low. We all need water to survive, so what do you do? These practical tips will help you locate hidden water inside and outside your home.
As vilified as it is by most of the major American news media outlets, the simple fact remains that the AR-15 is the most popular centerfire rifle sold in the United States today. In many regards, the AR-15 is the ‘modern day musket’ or the ‘musket of the 21st century.’ In other words, it’s the rifle of the every man (or woman) in today’s world.
You may wonder, “ what does gaming have to do with prepping?”. Since most of us have kids, nephews or grand kids, keeping them busy and happy will become a problem during a SHTF scenario. No matter what activities you plan for them, they will always be attracted by the digital stuff. After all that’s the world they were born into and they are much more tech-savvy then us. After installing an Xbox emulator for my nephews I decided to share my experience. You never know when you might need this knowledge.
Most bowhunters focus much of their attention on the November rut, where it becomes easier to forget about a pattern that is the most consistent in a year. This includes field-edge hunting for the Whitetails in the 1st couple of weeks of this season. There is not much better than being able to hunt deer whose main goal is to fill up their stomachs with an abundance of easily accessible protein.