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Other Top 5 Heaviest Household Items
You may have noticed that your home is full of a few very large, heavy items, many of them appliances. Some of the heaviest appliances are also some of the most essential to your home. The refrigerator, stove, and water heater, among others, are some of the bulkiest and hardest to maneuver. In case you have always wondered what the most common heaviest home items are by weight, here are the top 5.
Keeping food and drinks cool and preserved is a prettyRead More
Other Tips for Deer Hunting
Hunting deer can be a long and frustrating process, especially when you don’t bring anything home for a full day’s work. Follow these simple deer hunting tips to give you more chance for success and make the whole experience more enjoyable for you.
Manage Your Scent
The scent of humans can make deer scared. If they pick up on your scent they will stay far away, avoiding the interaction. Make sure that you use a scent free soap before your hunting trip. In additionRead More
Other Understanding How Gunpowder Works
Gunpowder is an essential component to the operation of any gun. Also referred to as black powder, gunpowder is one of the earliest known chemical explosives. In fact, the very term ‘gunpowder’ was derived as a result of this chemical mixture’s powerful burning properties that made it an ideal propellant in firearms throughout history. The composition of gunpowder is a mixture of sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate. Basically, the sulfur and charcoal function as fuels while theRead More
Other Clay Pigeon Shooting Sports
One of the most popular types of recreational shooting is clay pigeon shooting. This sport using a shotgun can be done by target shooters of all levels ranging from beginners to those shooting at a professional level. This type of shooting contains a number of different aspects, with a long history.
The practice of shooting moving targets for enjoyment and practice has been around for more than a century, although not in the same form it is today.Read More
Other A Look at Gun Materials and Production
Gun manufacturing is a precise and complex process involving specialized metal alloys and engineering. The strength of the materials and extensive testing are all essential to the process of producing a reliable and effective gun. There are a few concerns regarding the composite strength of all of the materials. These all involve directional force applied to the metal: compressive force, torsional strength, and tensile strength. In gun production all of these things are evaluated in stressRead More
Other Rifle Tips for First Time Hunters
As a new future hunter, researching and selecting the best type of rifle is an important part of getting a quality rifle that suits your needs and specific applications. For a beginner, inexperienced shooter it is important to select a rifle that you can easily handle and still get the best accuracy when shooting. There are a number of things to consider when selecting a rifle, but perhaps the most important are hunting application and cost. A rifle is an investment like anything else andRead More
Other Rifle Calibers: What to Expect from Each
Rifles are precision instruments. The controlled explosion that is a bullet firing is a blend of a lot of different forces: physics, chemistry, aerodynamics, optics, and ergonomics. When it comes to accurately hitting a target, the rifle is only one part of the process; the other is the cartridge. Without the right type of cartridge, the rifle is just a blunt weapon, so selecting the right kind of cartridge is as important as having the right kind of rifle. The type of cartridge you useRead More
Other Does Wildlife Benefit from Hunting?
While hunting and wildlife conservation seem to contradict one another, the two actually go hand in hand. As laws and regulations have been put in place, hunting has in reality done a number of positive things for wildlife conservation. Take a look at how these regulations benefit you, the animals, and the process as a whole.
While you may not realize it, if you've paid to hunt or even just purchased a firearm, you are contributing toRead More
Other Self Defense Myths
Learning self defense is important for everyone no matter where you live, who you are, or how prepared you think you are. While there is ample information out there on self defense, there are some myths that have emerged. These can be detrimental to your safety, or create less than pleasant situations when faced with an emergency. Make sure that you are properly prepared for anything, and learn the truths behind these myths when it comes to your self defense.
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Other Why are there Hunting Seasons?
Why are there Hunting Seasons?
When it comes to hunting, not everything is free game all the time. There are rules and regulations that have been put into place to protect wildlife, as well as our rights to continue hunting. Each state has unique seasons when only certain game can be hunted. Learn what the regulations are in your area, and only hunt in these seasons.