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Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need

Stay Alive: A Practical Survival Manual for Everyday People

A Survival Manual for Regular Folks What is the average Joe supposed to do with a military survival manual? They’re written for the men and women of the armed forces. Regular folks in North America don’t need to know how to hang glide off a mountain top or make a booby trap. They need...

Paul Ryan Hunting

Deer & Deer Hunting Interview: Paul Ryan Hunter, Outdoorsman

  Paul Ryan Hunter, Outdoorsman, Vice Presidential Hopeful Deer & Deer Hunting, sister magazine to Gun Digest, is getting a lot of attention for its interview about Paul Ryan hunting deer. The full Paul Ryan hunter Q&A is available to download from this page on Deer & Deer Hunting. Paul Ryan deer hunting should...

bow drill fire

Video: How to Start a Fire with a Bow Drill

  This video shows how to start a fire using a bow drill. It’s a difficult, time-consuming process. But in a pinch, a bow drill is the perfect way to start a fire without modern fire starting tools. Andy Tran, the instructor, used these items in the video: Bow Drill: Western Red Cedar Cordage:...

First Aid Tips - First Aid Guide

7 First Aid Tips for Survival Kits

by Brendan Michaels A lightweight trauma first aid kit, carried in the pockets of pants or survival kit, ensures you have the equipment to help you prevail in an unexpected emergency situation. The items in the lightweight first aid kit detailed in this article were chosen for effectiveness and portability. The equipment is small...

Anti-gun advocate Leeland Yee

California Bill Would Have Outlawed Firearms with Detachable Magazines

  A bill introduced in the California Senate, authored by Senator Leland Yee, would have outlawed all firearms in the state that use detachable magazines. The bill, designated SB249, was removed from a committee hearing slated for Thursday, Aug. 16. This effectively kills the measure, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, which lobbied...

Review of Shootrite Katana Tactical Rifle

Gun Review: Shootrite Katana Tactical Rifle

  By Hal Herring In JKD, one does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity. The height of cultivation is really nothing special. It is merely simplicity; the ability to express the utmost with the minimum. It is the halfway cultivation...

PDF Download Model List of Essential Medicines

Free PDF Download: WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

  This free PDF download from the World Health Organization (WHO) details common medicines and their uses. It’s not something to play doctor with (leave that to the professionals), but it should provide an overview of popular drugs should access to medical advice be limited. We at Gun Digest are not doctors, but there...

Winter Car Survival Kit Tips

Summer is When to Build a Winter Car Survival Kit

  by Pat McHugh Summer is the perfect time to build a winter car survival kit. Don’t wait until cold weather hits. Put it together now while there’s still plenty of time to gather materials. Here are items every winter car survival kit should contain. It’s not exhaustive, but it should get you thinking...