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Large wheeled duffels make excellent disaster boxes. The author’s LBT wheeled duffle carries all of his equipment for training around the country. They can be large enough to carry both clothing and gear and many are equipped with organizing dividers and pockets.

Practical Caches and Discrete Drops

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Napoleon learned an army marches on its stomach. Cut off from supplies, he struggled to survive the Russian campaign as he found the Russians destroyed anything of value the invading army could have exploited. As a result, his army suffered a crippling loss and the return trek to France claimed many lives from malnourishment and[…] Continue Reading

Joel’s Favorite Products from SHOT Show 2015

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Learn about Joel’s favorite products used on Lone Target/Manhunt at the 2015 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. We met with the manufacturers to show you what makes these products exceptional. Please visit 5.11 and Winkler Knives to learn more about their products. 5.11 Tactical: http://www.511tactical.com/ Winkler Knives: http://www[…] Continue Reading

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“Primitive” Field Cooking Part I

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One of the most underrated items in any field loadout is a metal cooking container. Far less sexy than a sharp knife or the latest tactical apparel, a cup, pot or pan makes life easier in the bush. With a basic mess kit pot or a standard canteen cup, the survivor can boil water, create stews and cook directly over a fire. Modern[…] Continue Reading

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Road Rage – Avoiding It Like The Plague

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Another major threat to worry about while driving is Road Rage. This will generally result from some perceived driving error, such as cutting another driver off, pulling out in front of them, driving too slow in the passing lane or riding someone’s bumper aggressively. However, it may be the result of some other action that is c[…] Continue Reading

Grip Stippling

Grip Stippling

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Grip stippling is a way to enhance the texture of slick or less aggressive synthetic grips for better purchase. It is a way to customize the feel of a firearm or knife providing more security and traction. Using the fine, broad or chisel point tips on a soldering iron, heat is applied, plastics or polymers are melted and with ti[…] Continue Reading

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Dropped Blade Protocol

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In an escape and evasion scenario, losing gear while you’re on the run is not an option as it is a clear sign of your presence in an area. In a survival scenario, lost gear could mean losing your chances of rescue and this is why tethering certain equipment like mirrored signaling devices is recommended. In combat survival, thes[…] Continue Reading