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Safety and Training

Quick Camping Tip: How to Splint a Fractured Leg

The biggest bone in our leg is called the tibia—also known as the shinbone. Did you know that it is the one bone we are most likely to break? Falls and accidents can cause you to break your leg. When out in the field, camping, hiking or hunting it is important to know how to splint a fractured leg to prevent further injury. While awaiting medical attention, splint a fractured leg in these 10 easy steps.

Concealed Carry

Commonality of Handguns

Commonality among handguns purchased for different shooters in your home may mean survival. It’s one thing to have different handguns when you’re an experienced shooter. If you aren’t, or have multiple shooters in your home, making sure they are similar and that family members are properly trained and practice properly, is essential. Read this post to find out why.

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Not a Glock Fan

I’m not a fan of Glocks. I never have been. I have always liked attractive guns. For handguns, that meant things like the venerable Browning Hi-Power with wood grips, the 1911 Colt in blue with Rosewood trim, and even James Bond’s Walter PPK because of its unique lines. I always found Glocks to be a bit ugly.

Beretta ARX100 rifle


Beretta Moves to Tennessee Update and New Model Review

Cheaper Than Dirt recently had a chance to talk with officials at Beretta to check on the progress of the move to Tennessee we all heard about and take a quick run through some of the new products for 2014. The result: we got even more than we had bargained.

Black SIG Ultra, barrel pointed left and 2 silver magazines on a background of wood planks.


SIG’s Short, Sweet, Reliable .45

The 1911 is a great combat gun, but how small can you go and maintain its good attributes? The SIG Ultra answers that question. This is a formidable .45! Check this post for the details.