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Kodiak Thane Boot Review (After 9 Months of Use)

Most boots are made for a specific purpose, which can lead a man to collect many a boot over a lifetime. A true multi-purpose...
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Best Fire Logs of 2022 (Hands-on Review, Bought and Tested)

I wasn't planning on doing a piece on the best fire logs. Then there I was at my local grocery store when I happened...
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Kodiak Boots Review: What to Expect From Canada’s Bootmaker

Kodiak, the Canadian boot brand and manufacturer, has tried to strike the perfect balance of comfort, durability, and style for consumers. At a lower...
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Platypus GravityWorks Water Filtration System Review [2022]

A fundamental necessity of any backpacker’s gear cache is a water filter. Anyone spending more than a day or so in the field runs...
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Cheap Red Dot Sight Hands-on Review: Newship RGB Dot Sight

I'm not a gun or hunting gear snob. If what you have works for you, then I'm glad you have it. It's more critical for...
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Kelty Coyote vs Kelty Tioga Review: Internal vs External Frame Backpack

You want to pick a backpacking pack that fits your hiking and camping needs. It can be intimidating with all the different styles and...
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Fly Fishing Life Vests: Do You Need One & Which One...

Many fly fishermen will tell you it is a good idea to invest in a fly fishing life vest, but why? Risk is involved when...

Outdoor Empire Gift Guide 2021: Best Gifts for Outdoorsmen

How do you know what to get the guy who has everything? He’s an outdoorsman, that means he probably already has all the stuff...
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PSA AR-10 Review: PA10 Gen3 as a .308 Hunting Rifle?

When it comes to AR-10s and AR-15s, most folks just consider them to be tactical weapons or range rifles for target shooting and competitions....
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Grundéns Solstrale Hoodie Hands-on Review: Favorite Fishing Shirt?

I have yet to find the perfect sun shirt so I was excited to receive the Solstrale Hoodie from Grundéns.   I had planned on testing...
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