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How to Prepare Your Own Homemade MRE

The world is a scary place to live in right now; natural disasters are happening left and right. Wars are almost commonplace, and global financial networks are on the verge of collapse. If you want to survive the anarchy resulting from these disasters, then you need to prepare for them while you still can; and one of the most important …

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10 Cool Knives You’ve Never Seen

These cool knives will make you think twice about what you think a “knife” is. Made for very special purposes, these knives are nothing like any normal knife you’ve seen. Gerber Key Note At 4 ounces and around 4 inches long, the Gerber Keynote was meant to be your silent and near-invisible companion.  Just throw it in your purse or …

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The 10 Most Awesome Knives

Some knives are made for utility. Others are made just to be badass. In this article, we will talk about those badass knives. They might not serve a real purpose (or they might) but, no matter what, they are damn cool.

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Where are SOG Knives Made

SOG knives are one of the most popular names in the market today. These blades are known for their excellent quality and beautiful aesthetics. It isn’t surprising that some of these blades are actually part of collections as many people see SOG knives as a work of art. However – what exactly makes these knives stand out from their competitors?  …

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What is L6 Steel?

While steel might look all the same to the untrained eye, there are a number of significant differences between the various types of steel used to make tough implements. How they are used in knives, swords and other tools will greatly impact the tool’s performance and reliability. For companies that want to create long-lasting blades that will get the job …

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How to Make a Knife Lanyard or Utility Fob from Paracord

  Learn how to make an awesome knife lanyard from paracord. Paracord is a lightweight nylon rope that was originally used in the suspension lines of parachutes.  It’s also known as 550 cord, which means it has a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds.  It is often used by the military and campers and has even been used in space …

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Don’t Tread on Me – The Gadsden Flag and it’s Meaning

on’t Tread on Me is a very strong statement in the United States with very deep historical roots. The phrase was written under the image of a rattle snake and emblazoned on a yellow flag. This is known as the Gadsden flag and falls within the historical flags of America. First Things First!  Where Did it Come From? You can …

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How to Throw a Bowie Knife

Bowie knives are great weapons.  That doesn’t mean you should use them as such, and furthermore, they’re not great for throwing. The Bowie knife is a sheath knife with a fixed blade that was made popular by James “Jim” Bowie during the early part of the 19th century. Typically, the Bowie is bigger than the traditional types of knives. Although …

Watch Two Russians Fight It Out With a Knife and Shovel

When someone cuts you off on the road, what do you do? I often just let it go because, where I live, most drivers are nice. In the final days of 2013, a new YouTube video emerged that quickly got hundreds of thousands of views. The video was taken from a Russian dash cam where two cars are chasing each …

How to Make a Homemade Anvil

Learning how to make a homemade anvil is fairly easy if all the necessary equipment are already on hand. An anvil is a common tool used by forgers and still commonly used today for home applications. Made from steel, the hard surface offers ample space for an object to be struck. Anvils are so useful because their inertia contribute to …