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Updated 01/29/23 2:07am

Cold Steel Kukri Machete

Recently I had the opportunity to spend some time testing out the Cold Steel Kukri Machete. If you are not familiar with the brand Cold Steel, then you owe it to yourself to go on YouTube and check out their awesome product videos. Here is a video…

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Coleman All-in-One Cooking System

We were at Lake of the Woods, Minnesota and it was a little after noon. I was starving and couldn’t quit thinking about the half-dozen nice walleyes in the boat’s cooler. Our guide, Eric, was bringing the boat into the little cove where our campground…

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Coleman PowerChill Cooler

If there’s one name that’s synonymous with camping it’s Coleman. I know Coleman didn’t invent camping but they certainly made it attractive to families and those looking for some recreation without giving up all their comfort. A couple of years ago, my wife Cherie and…

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ThermaCELL Lantern

I don’t particularly like mosquitoes. Fortunately, they apparently don’t like me. That is not the case for my wife, Cherie. I admit she’s sweet, but to a mosquito, she must be candy. They buzz around my head, sniff, and fly to her. I tell people…

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APALS: Next Generation Glowsticks

As usual, thanks to Kim Cahalan of Media Direct Creative for giving me the opportunity of reviewing these cool little lights. When I was in the military, we used chemical glowsticks for everything. We used them to identify vehicles and checkpoints, we used them to…

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Mr. Heater HERO Forced Air Propane Heater

“HERO – The world’s first cordless forced air heater.” Man that got my attention! When I got the opportunity to review Mr. Heater’s latest offering into the portable heater market, the HERO Forced Air Propane Heater, I was the kid at the back of the classroom raising my…

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Survival Straps

Thanks to Jason Ovitt for telling me about Survival Straps and sending me some to check out. From Jason: “Most people would not go to work wearing their hiking boots and backpack, but unpredictable situations are part of daily life and leaving your survival bracelet…

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Swedish FireKnife

First, I want to thank Laura from Asylum PR for giving me an opportunity to review this knife. Here is the press release that caught my attention: New Knife from Light My Fire Features an Integrated FireSteel Swedish FireKnife combines a flexible, all-purpose knife with…

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