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Schrade SCHF30 Fixed Blade Knife Reviewed

Posted on Jan 24, 2015

Today I will be reviewing Schrade’s new SCHF30 Fixed Blade Knife which is part of their 2015 fixed blade collection. Read on to see how well it performed…

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Schrade SCHF35 Fixed Blade Knife Reviewed

Posted on Jan 13, 2015

In this article, I will be reviewing Schrade’s SCHF35 Fixed Blade Knife which is part of their new 2015 lineup. The SCHF35 is a compact, lightweight and very attractive little workhorse. And with all of the large fixed-blade survival knives and machetes that I’ve been looking at lately, it was nice to mess around with something a bit more compact for a change. Read on to see how well it performed…

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Redfield Counterstrike Tactical Riflescope Reviewe...

Posted on Dec 23, 2014

Redfield optics are synonymous with rock-solid durability and a high-level of quality at an affordable price. And as part of the Leupold family, this will not be changing anytime soon. A green/red-dot optic with a laser sight that can be found for less than $200? Sure… This is why I chose to try out Redfield’s Counterstrike tactical riflescope. Read on to see how the Counterstrike has fared…

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Condor CTK227-15HC Bolo Machete Reviewed

Posted on Dec 18, 2014

As part of my endless search for reliable survival gear, I look for products that can perform a multitude of tasks. Single-purpose gear just won’t cut it when you only have a limited amount of space and weight available. In this review, we’ll be looking at Condor’s CTK227-15HC Bolo Machete and how well it can perform basic bushwhacking and bushcraft tasks. Can it eliminate the need to carry a separate hatchet, knife and machete. Read on to see how well it stands up to the challenge…

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Friendsville Precision Dry Fire Device Reviewed

Posted on Dec 5, 2014

The other day I ran across a very unique device from Friendsville Precision that was developed specifically to simplify AR dry-fire training. The Dry Fire Device is simply a mechanism to cock the hammer without having to lose focus or break form. Any device that can mitigate the pain of cocking the hammer without having to reach for the charging handle should be welcomed with open arms, and likely will… How can I not be excited?

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Redfield Revolution 2-7x33mm Accu-Range Reviewed

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

The Redfield Revolution line includes 2-7x33mm, 3-9x40mm, 3-9x50mm and 4-12x40mm models. In this review, I evaluated the 2-7x33mm Revolution with an Accu-Range Reticle mounted on a Ruger 8301 American Rimfire 22LR. Read on to see how the Revolution has fared.

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Things To Consider When Prepping

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

With all of the talk on prepping over the last few years, I have been doing a lot of research and planning to make sure my family is going to be safe should something catastrophic occur. Zombies have become a popular theme for emergency planning. A Zombie Apocalypse simply a metaphor for a natural disaster, a crash of the economy, or even an act of terrorism like an EMP or nuclear explosion. Consensus is… If you are ready for a Zombie Apocalypse, you are ready for anything.

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Ruger 8301 American Rimfire 22LR Reviewed

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

For some time I’ve been wanting a bolt-action .22LR for plinking and basic target practice. Especially with all of the cheap ammo out there. Much of it burns so dirty that it can be troublesome for most semi-automatics, but not with bolt or lever -actions. Not to mention the fact that they generally slow down the rate of fire which can increase accuracy and save money on ammo at the same time. Now let’s see how Ruger’s 8301 test drive went…

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Schrade SCHF26 Extreme Survival Knife Reviewed

Posted on Nov 27, 2014

In my relentless hunt to find the perfect survival knife that can handle everything from bushwhacking to fine bushcraft techniques, I decided to give Schrade’s SCHF26 Extreme Survival Knife a shot as a low-cost alternative. So far, I have been pretty impressed with both of Schrade’s SCHF9 and SCHF10 models. Their quality, durability and very small price tag make them attractive alternatives when you are on a tight budget. However, since the SCHF10 has been discontinued I thought I’d give its replacement a shot. Read on to see how Schrade’s SCHF26 stood up to the challenge.

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Schrade SCAXE2L Survival Axe Reviewed

Posted on Sep 16, 2014

The first axe that I’m going to be reviewing for LetsTalkSurvival is Schrade’s Survival Axe – SCAXE2L. At nearly 15.7 inches long, it would be considered a large hand axe, so it can be used with either one or two -hands. Read on to see how the SCAXE2L stood up to the challenge…

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Schrade SCHKM1 Large Kukri Machete Reviewed

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

When you are researching survival options, most look to products that can perform in a multitude of situations. Single-purpose products simply won’t cut it, and bladed tools are no different. So basically we need to find a tool that can perform basic bushwhacking and bushcraft tasks under any survival situation and eliminate the need to carry a separate hatchet, knife and machete. Today, we’ll be looking to see how Schrade’s full-tang, large Kukri Machete stands up to the challenge…

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Schrade SCHF10 Drop-Point Fixed Blade Knife Review...

Posted on Jul 10, 2014

In my relentless hunt to find the perfect survival knife that can handle everything from bushwhacking to fine bushcraft techniques, I decided to give Schrade’s Drop-Point Full Tang Fixed Blade Knife a shot as a low-cost alternative. I was pretty impressed with Schrade’s SCHF9 quality and durability for its small price tag so I thought I’d give its little brother a try. Read on to see how Schrade’s SCHF10 stood up to the challenge.

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S&W Extraction and Evasion Tomahawk Reviewed

Posted on Jun 23, 2014

I stumbled across Smith and Wesson’s SW671 Extraction and Evasion Tomahawk one day when I was looking for a good tomahawk… I am always searching for anything related to prepping for survival and the movie Patriot happened to be on the tube. While I was watching, I made the realization of how versatile a good tomahawk would be in a survival situation. After sifting through hundreds of reviews, I decided I wanted something virtually indestructible so had to try out Smith and Wesson’s SW671 for myself. Read on to see how it fared…

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Schrade SCHF9 Extreme Survival Knife Reviewed

Posted on Feb 16, 2014

I was hoping to find a fixed-blade tough enough to handle anything from heavy bushwhacking to fine bushcraft techniques like shaping supports for a shelter, making a feather stick or batoning some logs into kindling. Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about Schrade’s SCHF9 Extreme Survival Knife so I thought I’d give it a try. Let’s see how Schrade’s SCHF9 Extreme Survival Knife will stand up to the challenge…

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Rossi .22LR/.22 Magnum Circuit Judge Reviewed

Posted on Jun 18, 2013

What first drew my attention to Rossi’s Circuit Judge surely was it’s unique look. The idea of a 9-shot .22LR/.22 Magnum revolver with an 18.5″ barrel mounted to a rifle stock is pretty amazing and draws a lot of attention from everyone that catches a glimpse of it. If you appreciate long guns, it is a sight to behold.

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How to find affordable ammo…

Posted on May 24, 2013

Have you ever experienced walking into your local gun shop or sporting goods store and seeing the barren shelves? Worse yet, you want to go hunting or shooting, and you are completely out. The current ammo shortage has effected shooters around the country. Everything from .22 to .50 caliber have become difficult to acquire. Some more than others. Even reloading supplies like powder and primers have been difficult to find.

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