Randy Garver

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21 Prepping Tips I Wish I'd Known Sooner

When people first start prepping, they usually make a few mistakes. I know I did. Sometimes it’s because they get caught up in the idea of prepping …

Simple, Effective DIY Mosquito Trap Made with a Box Fan

This just catches 'em, it's up to you to kill 'em<p>Summer's almost over, but mosquitoes still have at least another month to feast on your flesh. Is …

How to fix battery drain issues on your iPhone following a software update

Battery drain can happen after software updates, due to out-of-date settings or holdovers from previous versions. Cory Bohon explains how to fix …

Installing a Fiber Optic Starfield Ceiling

For my wife and I, a dream of ours has always been to have a home theater to watch movies with our family. This past winter we’ve finally been able to make it a reality. We had our basement finished and in doing so, I planned a good sized room to be our home theater.<p>In the planning phases, my wife …

How to Build a Legitimate Pizza Oven With Junk From Your Garage

Pizza night will never be the same.<p>Ever wonder how pie makers get their pizza crusts so crispy?<p>The key is high temperatures, but investing in your own professional-grade pizza oven isn't very practical. Fortunately, the guys at Hey Try This found an alternative: a DIY pizza oven. You'll need a fire …

Make a Super Secret Safe With Our Outlet For Less Than $3!

A secret safe is a necessity in every home. But rather than buying an expensive one at the store, you can make your own for less than $3!<p>Grant …

Woodworking

How to Build Your Own Camp Kitchen Chuck Box - REI Co-op Journal

An organized kitchen is the secret to a happy camping trip. That said, it’s not always easy to keep all of your camp cooking gear and ingredients …

How To Find Someone During A Disaster

What to do, and what not to do, when trying to contact someone during an event like today's Boston Marathon bombing.<p>Multiple explosions were triggered at the finish line of the Boston Marathon today, with at the time of writing an estimated two dead and dozens injured. We know many are trying to …

Safari Tent

Just because you're sleeping outdoors doesn't mean you have to live like some kind of wild animal — step up your campground game and become king of …

5 Knots You Need to Know How to Tie at All Times

We’re doing something different today with our Knot of the Week series and taking a look at five knots that you should know how to tie at all times. …

Home-brew Bottle Rockets - (From Household Materials)

How to read a topographic map

When you plan a hike, the distance you will walk is only half the story. You’ll also need to know if you’ll have to climb hills and what kind of …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How To Use A Map And Compass

This article will save your life. A basic paper map is the simplest, most reliable and most effective way to find your location and navigate …

Best Hiking Boots for Men of 2018

<b>Updated March 2018</b><br>While snow is still on the ground in many of the top hiking destinations of the Northern Hemisphere, it is time to start thinking …

How to tie an Adjustable Guyline Knot

Sometimes called a slippery adjustable loop, an adjustable guy-line knot is very useful to know, particularly for those interested in bushcraft. …

... knotting

Rope... it comes in handy for so many things. Tying boats to a dock. Lashing lumber to the top of a car. Climbing up a rock face hundreds of feet …

49 Outdoor Skills and Projects to Try When Camping

Todd Walker is married to the lovely Dirt Road Girl, proud father and grandfather, a government school teacher, a lover of the primal/paleo lifestyle …

Camping

How to Fit a Backpack

If you routinely experience back pain, shoulder pain, or hip pain when you carry a backpack, there’s a good chance that your backpack doesn’t fit you …

How to Choose a Tent

How to Choose a Tent<p>Posted by Ben Rabinowitzbrabinowitz@backcountry.com801.746.7564<p>There are many different types of tents out there, and choosing …

Stuff For Geeks!

Shower Filter<p>The best shower filter performs multiple functions of water filtering, hardness removal, disinfection, energizing, and natural …

Break 3 Rules, Build More Muscle

Here's what you need to know...<p>For hypertrophy, tension is key. Stop being a stickler about range of motion. Increase time under tension and grow.<br>• If …

Are You Man Enough for Boy Scout Camp?

You'd like to be more trustworthy, loyal, helpful, brave, kind, and cheerful, right? Here's a 6-step plan to do it all. Honest<p>"Are you all right?" the lifeguard screams.<p>"Do you need help?"<p>I've swallowed a lot of lake water and can't answer. Gasping for breath, I glimpse my fellow Scouts lining the …