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Gunshot Wound Emergency Trauma Class

Gunshot Wound Emergency Trauma Class

Sedagive? and I recently attended a beginner class on treating a gunshot wound in the case of emergency. We were interested in this subject for a long time, but training wasn’t available in Minnesota until this year. I’ve done some reading and own a book on “field expedient” trauma care, but it’s not the same […]

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Firearms Safety In a Household With Children

Firearms Safety In a Household With Children

If you’re a gun owner, you owe it to yourself, your kids, and your kids’s friends to follow one simple policy: “on you or locked down.”

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Third Friday of the Month: Check Your Optics Batteries!

Third Friday of the Month: Check Your Optics Batteries!

When I first started shooting I though night sights on my Glock 26 was as high tech as I’d ever go. As I’ve trained more (a lot more) and gotten older (a lot older) I’ve realized the value of red dot optics and reflex sights. The downside to running optics is that they have batteries […]

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Lockdown Wire Pistol / Handgun Rack Review

Lockdown Wire Pistol / Handgun Rack Review

The sturdy wire pistol rack by Lockdown is great for storing handguns in your safe, especially if you want to leave them loaded and holstered.

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Carrying a Trauma Kit in Public

Carrying a Trauma Kit in Public

I wrote about my UTG tactical messenger bag and a little bit about what’s inside of it. Now I want to write about what it’s like to carry a trauma bag around all the time for the last three months, and some tips on how to avoid attention, or at least gain favorable opinion if […]

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UTG Multi-functional Tactical Messenger Bag Review

UTG Multi-functional Tactical Messenger Bag Review

The UTG multi-function messenger bag is a great value, but may be too big for some. I use it strictly for a trauma kit, and I have room to spare.

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How to Make Homemade Raisins in a Dehydrator

How to Make Homemade Raisins in a Dehydrator

All you need to make awesome raisins at home are a dehydrator, plump grapes, and time. Here’s a tutorial on making homemade raisins.

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eGear Survival Essentials Ceramic Knife Sharpener Review

eGear Survival Essentials Ceramic Knife Sharpener Review

It might be bright orange and weird looking, but this handy knife sharpener from eGear does a good job and is a great value.

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Making Your Own Mrs Meyer’s Liquid Hand Soap

Making Your Own Mrs Meyer’s Liquid Hand Soap

Making your own liquid hand soap can cut your costs by six to ten times. Here’s how I saved $45 by making my own Mrs Meyer’s lemon verbena soap.

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S.P. Richards Company Secure Key Cabinet Review
By September 23, 20130 Comments Read More →

S.P. Richards Company Secure Key Cabinet Review

This lockable key cabinet by SP Richards is great for securing the keys you might be using to keep your ammunition locked up from your child or other children.

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