Bobby Martin

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Glock Generations – Is There A Practical Difference?

A pair of Glock 19s, in Gen3 (top) and Gen4 (bottom). Though there are some differences, both are perfectly serviceable.With the advent of the …

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

10 Army Survival Tips to Use in the Zombie Apocalypse

10 Army Survival Tips to Use in the Zombie ApocalypseYour Zombie Survival Guide Courtesy of the U.S. Army<b>—This post is Syndicated. Original publish</b> …

POD Tent Maxi Elite

POD Tent is the revolutionary new concept in social camping offering a refreshing new approach to outside living. The system is designed to be …

The Dos and Don'ts Of Camping

Either way, we’re blessed with thousands of ridiculously incredible campsites across Australia: rivers, caves, islands, mountains, lakes—you name it, …

Water

6 Wilderness Skills for Winter Survival

Winter can present a unique challenge to the outdoor enthusiast. With frigid temperatures and unpredictable weather disasters — from blizzards to …

MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Ultralight Tent Review

MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Tent<p>Comfort<p>Ease of Setup<p>Weather Resistance<p>Durabilty<p>Weight<p>Packed Size<p>Ultralight and Compact<p>The MSR Carbon Reflex is ideal for …

Backpacking

DIY Survival Gear: 11 Projects Worth Building

Performing a quick Google search for “<i>DIY Survival Gear</i>” yields <b>2,030,000 results</b> (<i>and counting</i>).<p>That means there’s a mind-boggling number of DIY …

Jimi Hendrix

The Essential Guide to Surviving a Power Outage

The only thing scarier than the lights going out is not being prepared for it.<p>Weather-related power outages have doubled since 2003, according to a 2014 report by Climate Central, a non-profit research company, so you might be due for some time in the dark this stormy season. Sure, the first 30 …

8 Camping Hacks to Keep You Warm at Night

Photo: Cole Buckhart<p>Written by Corinne White, Contributor for The Outbound Collective.<p>There are so many things we love about this time of year...the leaves changing, fewer crowds at our favorite destinations, and the cool crisp air of autumn. The down side is that that cool air can turn freezing at …

Backpacking

​How To Build Your Own Altoids Tin Survival Kit

Tiny, light and infinitely transportable, this affordable little kit might save your life in an emergency. Here's how to build your own mini survival …

How to Prepare for Disaster

1. Know what you’ll face<p>Part of preparation is knowing exactly what kind of disasters you might face and knowing what to do in each situation. Living …

This Tent is Designed to Block Light and Heat

Nothing interrupts a good night’s sleep in a tent like the arrival of sunrise. Sure, camping outdoors is a lot of fun, but it also typically means …

The Best Tools to Keep Your AR on Target

Our ARs have never run so smoothly or cleanly until we discovered this compact, easy-to-use AR maintenance kit.<p>by the <i>Shooting Daily</i> staff<p>How to clean …

Guide Books

How To Respond If Somebody Holds A Gun To Your Head

The flippant (but obligatory) short answer is, "Whatever they tell you to." Of course, within this there is nuance and some other considerations to be made:<p>Most important: <b>Stay. Calm.</b> There is no way you're going to remember all of the stuff I'm about to say, but if you remember anything, remember …

Emergency planning beyond the bug-out bag

By Jackie Clay-Atkinson<p>Issue #157 • January/February, 2016<p>In many emergency situations, simply staying home can be your most sensible choice. After …

How To Turn an Old Tree Into Useable Lumber

Use that old oak tree in your next woodworking project.<p><b>Q: There's a big oak tree in my yard that I'm going to have removed. I want to turn its trunk into lumber for a woodworking project. What do I do with the logs after the tree is cut down?—Noah H., Houston</b><p><b>A:</b> The first challenge will be finding a …

A syringe with tiny sponges can seal a gunshot wound in seconds

A bunch of tiny sponges could change the way first responders treat gun victims and wounded soldiers.<p>Oregon-based startup RevMedx designed the XSTAT …

Medicine

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …

Buyer's Guide to Body Armor and Plate Carriers

Professionals understand the necessity of dressing for success. Deep-sea divers lumber into a complicated wetsuit and helmet. Fighter pilots cinch …

Here Are 18 Survival Hacks You’ll Be Glad You Learned When The Apocalypse Arrives.

Learn How to Tie the Zip Tie-Like Constrictor Knot With This Video

Knots may seem like an old-fashioned skill to learn, but they can actually be really helpful in a lot of situations. This video will teach you how to …

Beat the freeze with these gadgets and gear for winter camping

As the temperature drops, you may be inclined to stay indoors and crank the heat up. For some adventurers, the first sign of snow might mean a …

This Zombie Apocalypse Simulator Lets You Watch The Infection Spread Like Wildfire Across America

Ever wonder how the zombie apocalypse would spread across the United States of America? Shows like <i>The Walking Dead</i> have done a good job of dramatizing what things would look like on the ground, but we never really got to see how things progressed from a more scientific point of view.<p>Until now. …

The Walking Dead

12 Tips For Training Like An Army Soldier

With a little hard work, you too can make the cut. Find out more at goarmy.com.<p>Consult with a medical professional to decide what exercise is safe and healthy for you.

Zombie apocalypse survival likelihood calculator

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse? Residents of the United Kingdom can find out using this location-based survival calculator.<p>Using …

Walking