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Hi-Lift Jack Repair

The Hi-Lift jack is one of the most versatile tools you can carry while traveling off-road. The jack is ubiquitous with off-roading and can be used for lifting a vehicle to conduct repairs, lifting a tire for assisting in recoveries, used as a spreader, clamping, and also as a come-along-winch. The tool needs to be …

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Knife Safety

Knives are a tremendous tool.  Blades can be used for many outdoor activities. Whether you are preparing food to cook, cleaning fish, field dressing game, repairing gear, bushcraft, etc… knives can be invaluable when in the outdoors. There are different type of knives to accomplish different tasks. Some knives are very specific. An example would …

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Calm is Contagious

There’s a scene in the movie Airplane where a passenger begins to have a panic attack, the stewardess begins to yell and shake her by the shoulders telling her to “Calm down, get a hold of yourself!” Then another passenger begins to shake her by the shoulders and slapping her while yelling at her to …

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Campsite Set Up

You’ve been hitting the miles all day. The seat is beginning to feel like the padding has gone out. Your shoulders are stiff from working the wheel on technical trails and your neck feels sore from trying to lean forward to watch the front corners. There may 2-3 hours before the sunsets. Camp cannot come soon enough. …

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The Danger of Rings

Growing up on a farm I knew the dangers of equipment, machines, and animals. A visual reminder to protect my fingers, was my grandfather’s left hand.  Papa was missing his ring and pointer finger, on the left hand, after the first knuckle. One finger was lost while bucking hay wearing a ring. The other was a …

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