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31
Jan2023
Generation One Gore-Tex is Best

Generation One Gore-Tex is Best

Here is a brief overview of the Gen I and Gen II ECWCS Parkas, and why I prefer the GEN I over the others for...

30
Jan2023
Did we set our goal too high? Log cabin build update #22

Did we set our goal too high? Log cabin build update #2...

We spent the night in the cabin and had a great breakfast. We started work on the firebox because our goal is...

26
Jan2023
USMC FROG Grid Fleece - The Waffle Top

USMC FROG Grid Fleece - The Waffle Top

Marine Corps FROG Grid Fleece top is a military issue mid-layer thermal that will keep you warm in cold winter...

25
Jan2023
Amateur carpentry off-grid cabin build update #21

Amateur carpentry off-grid cabin build update #21

We finally have all of our windows shuttered and the interior hearth built.

25
Jan2023
Cabin Heating! Special light! Laying firebrick! Cabin Update #20

Cabin Heating! Special light! Laying firebrick! Cabin U...

We're laying firebrick and building the chimney up!

25
Jan2023
Cabin loft lumber and firebox - Update #19

Cabin loft lumber and firebox - Update #19

Here is a quick update on the lumber in the loft. We've cut the lumber to size and secured the planks to the l...

25
Jan2023
Secret weapon for baking in Stanley Adventure All-in-One Cookset

Secret weapon for baking in Stanley Adventure All-in-On...

Here is a look at my camp cook kit, it's a Stanley Adventure All-in-One Cookset that I have personalized over...

24
Jan2023
Digging an outhouse hole while raining

Digging an outhouse hole while raining

If there is a hard way to do things I am certain to find that way. You know, digging an outhouse hole while it...

18
Jan2023
What is a cast iron fireback? Watch me restore and use!

What is a cast iron fireback? Watch me restore and use!

The cabin build is coming along at a nice pace. The fireplace is a wonderful addition. We began looking for fi...

04
Jan2023
Cabin Update #18 - Shutters and fireplace construction

Cabin Update #18 - Shutters and fireplace construction

Shutters have been a bane to us for quite some time now. Take a look at our progress with the shutters, the po...

03
Jan2023
Cooking venison backstrap in cast iron skillet

Cooking venison backstrap in cast iron skillet

Cooking over a campfire in cast iron is easy! Join us as we cook venison (deer meat) backstrap in a cast iron...

17
Nov2022
Baking Banana Nut Bread in the Fireplace

Baking Banana Nut Bread in the Fireplace

Join us as we bake banana nut bread and sweet potatoes smothered in brown sugar and cinnamon on the open heart...

04
Nov2022
S&W M&P 15 SPORT II WITH MAGPUL M-LOK HANDGUARD

S&W M&P 15 SPORT II WITH MAGPUL M-LOK HANDGUARD

ON SALE NOW! M&P15 Rifles are the ideal modern sporting rifle. Built to perform multiple uses under various co...

04
Nov2022
Cabin Update #17 - Porch building & fire bricks

Cabin Update #17 - Porch building & fire bricks

We took a trip down to the coast to pick up a load of firebricks for our fireplace. We also started work on ou...

03
Nov2022
Building and installing our cabin door - Cabin Update #16

Building and installing our cabin door - Cabin Update #...

We built the front door of our cabin and finally have it fitted and hinged! What a beauty! First-time door bui...

03
Nov2022
Log Cabin Floor and chimney - Cabin Update #15

Log Cabin Floor and chimney - Cabin Update #15

We installed temporary flooring to keep our planks off of the ground and we are beyond pleased with what our c...

03
Nov2022
Cast Iron Cooking: Pancakes and Bacon Breakfast

Cast Iron Cooking: Pancakes and Bacon Breakfast

If you can cook on the stove, you can cook over a campfire! Take a look at how we fry bacon, eggs, and pancake...

03
Nov2022
Cooking Dutch Oven Ribs, Collards, Yams over campfire

Cooking Dutch Oven Ribs, Collards, Yams over campfire

This is one of the easiest things to cook at camp in a dutch oven, country-style bbq ribs! Take look and hopef...

03
Nov2022
Dutch Oven Cornish Hen and Peach Cobbler over Campfire

Dutch Oven Cornish Hen and Peach Cobbler over Campfire

Join us for an afternoon dinner of Cornish hens, collards, yams, and peach cobbler.

14
Oct2022
USMC RAT Combat Boot

USMC RAT Combat Boot

Rugged all-terrain and built with nothing but the best materials, the Danner® USMC RAT stands ready for any mi...

13
Oct2022
Loft floor and shutter install - Cabin Update #14

Loft floor and shutter install - Cabin Update #14

We're test-fitting the loft floor and installing a shutter on the loft window. Open Video in Theater Mode We s...

13
Oct2022
Cabin Update #13 - Porch lumber and Space X Falcon 9 spotted over Cabin

Cabin Update #13 - Porch lumber and Space X Falcon 9 sp...

Cabin update - Porch lumber and framing for the porch/more mortar!

13
Oct2022
Off-grid cabin build update #12

Off-grid cabin build update #12

Labor Day weekend always brings us out before sunrise for dove hunting. After the hunt, we started working mor...

13
Oct2022
More chinking between the logs - Off-grid cabin build update #11

More chinking between the logs - Off-grid cabin build u...

We are continuing to chink these logs. We've discovered a design flaw that we're going to fix and keep buildin...

13
Oct2022
Applying polyurethane on the logs - Off-grid cabin build update #10

Applying polyurethane on the logs - Off-grid cabin buil...

We started out early in the morning with grand intentions of getting a lot of work done on our off-grid cabin....

13
Oct2022
Rainy day update on the cabin build - update #9

Rainy day update on the cabin build - update #9

Our weekend working on our off-grid cabin in North Carolina just didn't turn out the way we wanted, but it end...

13
Oct2022
SIG ROMEO MSR - The Best Budget Red Dot

SIG ROMEO MSR - The Best Budget Red Dot

Take a look at our SIG SAUGER ROMEO MSR 2 MOA Red Dot optic! This is a budget powerhouse AR-15 optic!


How to tie Fishing Knots

Several illustrations on popular fishing knots

Trilene Knot

Run end of line through eye of hook or lure and double back through the eye a second time.
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Improved Clinch Knot

The Improved Clinch is very easy to tie, which is the main reason it's so popular for connecting...
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Two-Turn Clinch Knot

The Two-Turn Clinch has been around since the turn of the century. It's stronger than the Improved...
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Non-Slip Mono-Loop

This is an exceptionally strong loop when tied correctly. But be sure to use the right number of...
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Surgeon's Knot

This is an exceptionally strong, simple-to-tie knot for joining lines of different diameters. It's...
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Surgeon's Loop

The Surgeon's Loop is a quick and easy way to put a loop in the end of a line. It's tied in the...
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Uni-Knot

Strong, reliable, and easy to tie, the Uni-Knot is an excellent knot for securing line to terminal...
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Arbor Knot

The Arbor Knot provides the angler with a quick, easy connection for attaching the line to the...
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Braid Knot

This special fishing knot has been proven to be one of the best for use with braided lines.
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