Outdoors and Wilderness Survival

What’s the Difference Between Tinder and Kindling

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Tinder and kindling are two items that are essentials in most preppers fire building kit, and you hear both words used often. There are all kinds of tinder and kidling out there from commercial products to homemade products, to items foraged from the woods. However, what is the difference between tinder and kindling? Tinder is a thin, dry, and lightweight…

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Is Treated Lumber Safe for Raised Beds?

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Over the years there has been a lot of talk about pressure treated lumber and its use in gardening, and specifically for raised beds. Like most things, the more people talk about a particular topic the more the truth gets diluted, and the myths and incorrect facts get shared as truths. In this article we are going to look at…

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Ruger LCP 380 Pistol

Ruger .380 LCP Review

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photo by Cyberstarboy (Personal CameraPreviously published: N/A) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons The Ruger LCP (lightweight, compact pistol) is a small lightweight concealed carry pistol that has been around for many years and has gained a large following amongst gun owners. Manufactured by Sturm, Ruger & Company and weighing only 9.4 ounces, the LCP is a…

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