Starting A Fire With A Battery And Gum Wrapper

Did you know you can quickly start a fire from salvaging your flashlight and a chewing gum wrapper?

Even if you forgot the lighter at the house you’re still in luck. In this short 45 second video below you’ll learn a very practical way to turn what could be a bad camping trip into a lifesaving survival story.

All you need is…

  1. 1 Battery
  2. 1 Gum Wrapper

This method is very creative and anybody can do it. The trick is being able to quickly light the tender as soon as the gum wrapper takes flame. Give it a shot next time you’re out in the woods.

Now watch the video below to see it for yourself…

Barnett Quad 400 Crossbow Review

Barnett Quad 400 Made by Barnett, a leading quality crossbow manufacturer for the last 5 decades, the Barnett Quad 400 Crossbow is a direct upgrade from its previous predecessor the Barnett Quad 300. The Quad 400 takes a stronger design, is much lighter and faster as well. As a matter of fact, this crossbow is one of the fastest crossbows in the market and can fire bolts at an amazing speed of 345 feet per second. Barnett’s goal is to provide top of the line crossbows to help enhance a hunter’s performance.

The Barnett Quad 400 Crossbow is a new and improved model of the former crossbow designed with some key features for better performance.

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556 Benchmade Mini-Griptilian Plain Edge Review

556-benchmadeBenchmade knives are a tradition and their pocket knife category is one of their finest products. One of these is the Mini-Griptilian Plain Edge knife which is a pocket knife that is simple, easy to use and efficient to use. The secret to the Mini-Griptilian’s popularity as a pocket knife, outdoor tool and all-around knife are its features. This is a Benchmade Mini-Griptilian Plain Edge review to help consumers find out more about this simple yet efficient pocket knife. Look more details on video below:

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Choosing between a Straight Shaft or Curved Shaft String Trimmer

string_trimmers_straight-or-curved-shaftMost string trimmers are available with either a straight shaft or a curved shaft. The straight shaft style means that the shaft holding the trimmer head is perfectly straight. The curved shaft style means that there is a gentle curve in the shaft close to the trimmer head.

When deciding which shaft style to purchase, you need to take into consideration a variety of factors, such as whether you are using it for professional or personal lawn care. Additional considerations are cost, weight, durability, and your own physical comfort requirements.

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Black & Decker LST220 String Trimmer Review

Black & Decker LST220 The Black & Decker LST220 cordless string trimmer and edger is powered by a 20 volt Max Lithium Ion battery that gives users more power and a lighter yard tool without the mess and hassle of gas powered trimmers.

What to Look for When Buying a Cordless String Trimmer

There are a few important things to keep in mind when buying a cordless string trimmer. These are:
  • The number of volts
  • The battery
  • The weight of the trimmer

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Best Rated Crossbows for 2015

best rated crossbow for 2015Crossbows have come a really long way, especially during the past decade. The technology and materials used to build these weapons are nothing short of incredible. The design has also been improved upon in order to increase accuracy, durability, and efficiency. These short-range hunting tools have also become more popular among marksmen and people who just want to have a little fun without actually needing a gun permit. Choosing the right crossbow can be difficult especially if this is the first time you are looking to buy such an item. Most crossbows have similar features but are set apart by things like weight, versatility or price. We have taken the time to go through a long list of products which are currently top selling items. We have taken into consideration key aspects which are found only with the best of crossbows. A proper crossbow will set you back more than $250 so you should make sure it has all the basic features needed in order to feel you’ve made the right choice.

The first thing you usually get with a top end crossbow is a nicely balanced body which has a lightweight design but can still offer stability. That balance should be achieved through great craftsmanship and not by using cheap materials.

The second point which needs to be checked off the “must have list” is material quality. A professional crossbow should not incorporate plastic parts. Top end crossbows are made out of carbon fiber.

One other thing worth thinking about is that just like with many other pieces of hunting equipment, you get what you pay for. Don’t be cheap as some products which are under $100 tend to deteriorate or even stop working after a short period of time.

Last but not least consider the noise levels. Crossbows are built and used to offer a less noisy alternative to guns. There is no point in buying a crossbow which will always give away your position. This is mostly a feature for those who plan on using the crossbow for actual hunting.

Here are the top 5 crossbows you should consider:

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A Guide to the Best Tactical Knife

tac_force_tf-705_series_assisted_opening_folding_knife-295x300Since every company will claim they offer the best tactical knife you need to know what separates this utility from the ordinary knife. Generally, tactical knives have been specially designed for use in special tactical operations and missions. Although they can be used for fighting, these are not ordinary fighting knives as they are more versatile. Some tactical knives have special tools like glass breakers built in so they are handy for use in an emergency (i.e., a downed aircraft). Tactical knives can also be used in S.E.R.E. (Survival-Escape-Resistance- Evasion) situations as well as search and rescue and extractions. In other words, these are designed for versatility and durability.

The early tactical knives were large with hollow handles and more like a survival knife more than anything else. While popular they had flaws, not the least being structurally unsound. Modern tactical knives have overcome this by incorporating a longer tang, and in addition today’s tactical weapons are more durable, less likely to break at the interface between the handle and blade when torque is used. Most importantly, modern tactical knives are lightweight so it’s not a burden to carry around.

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Landmann Big Sky Stars and Moons Fire Pit, Georgia Clay Reviews

Landmann 28335 Big Sky Stars & Moons Fire Pit The Landmann Big Sky Stars and Moons Fire Pit is an outdoor fire pit beautifully built with a cold-rolled steel shell and a sand paint finish which gives it a great deal extra durability. With a 397 square inch burn surface, it can handle most needs for a domestic fire pit. This Landmann fire pit is attractively decorated with star and moon cutouts which bring a wonderful night times ambience. It has a 23-1/2 inch diameter bowl and also features a full diameter safety ring for added precaution.

Do all your outdoor cooking and BBQ’s on the Landmann Big Sky and Moons outdoor Fire Pit with its full-size cooking grate it’s ideal. It even comes with spark guard and a poker included!

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Gas, Electric, or Cordless String Trimmers?

Cordless-GasWhen you consider whether to buy a cordless, electric, or gas string trimmer, it can be confusing as to which might be the best one to meet your needs. Below are some tips and information that will help you to make the best selection for you and your yard.

Electric string trimmers work off electricity and are used in the yard with an extension cord that allows for trimming at a moderate distance. These models are less expensive, and come in small, light sizes that are easy to carry and can be very quiet. These are best suited for smaller yards that have easy access to electrical outlets around the outside of the house. When considering buying one of these, you are limited to the length of extension cord that it is attached to. If you have a larger lawn, this can be a limiting feature.

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Looking for German pocket knife?

If you are looking for a German pocket knife, you should go through the information in a very careful way. If you are well aware of the pocket knife terminology, it is possible to select the best knife for your needs. The terms used to specify a pocket knife include back, belly, blade, bolster, bolster lining, bone handle, carbon, edge, handle, lock, point and spine. There are a number of other terms as well. You should check the durability and price. The best German pocket knife that you select should fulfill your needs in an effortless manner.

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