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3 Gun Competitions and Rationalization

Oh Rationalization… It is so much easier to create excuses than to deal with things as they are. For a long time I rationalized away 3 Gun Competitions as a game with no tactical training value. That was me rationalizing not competing, and therefore, not facing my shortcomings as a […]

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Vehicle Storage Platform

I was thinking of a better way to transport my gear, to the range, trail head or wherever else adventures take me. I hate having valuable things in view when I have to stop off at the store, gas station or maybe overnight at a hotel or friends house. I […]

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Backcountry Mac & Cheese

Out backpacking, especially with my 2 young boys, it is hard to beat some good macaroni and cheese. There are a lot of “backpacking” meals out there, and while convenient, they are also pretty expensive. In this video I show how to make some delicious mac and cheese in the […]

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New Shooters and Pistols

I love introducing people to shooting, whether it is rifles or pistols.  Having done a fair bit of this, there are a number of little things I have picked up along that way that make the experience better for both parties.  A couple of these revolve around manipulating the slide […]

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A Enemy Of Good

Often we get stuck on what is “Best” when it comes to gear. We head down the rabbit hole… This can lead to passing up on opportunities or even halting incremental steps towards “better.”  On a recent backpacking trip into the mountains, I rocked my Lems Boulder Boots.  Decidedly NOT […]

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Patreon

Kit Badger is now on Patreon…   If you aren’t familiar with Patreon, it is a way for people to support content creators.  Whether people are making videos (in my case) or podcasts, blogs, etc.   Patreon allows people to support those creators, ensuring they continue their work and usually getting some […]

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A Hat Hack

Occasionally something doesn’t work the way we want.  When this happens we are presented with a couple ways to proceed.  Either wait for someone to create a solution for us, or make one ourselves… While I love my Magpul Core Cover, when I am out backpacking or hiking, I sometimes […]

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Sparrows Lock Picks Night School

Night School by Sparrows Lock Picks is pretty awesome…  It is pretty much a turn key set (see what I did there?) to get you started with lockpicking.  It comes with everything you need, lock picks, tension wrenches and practice locks, all in a zippered case.  But the  cutaway locks […]

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Next Level Equipment

So…   I finally pulled the trigger on some new equipment.  I am really excited to take the quality of my videos to the next level with this gear.  I have been using a GoPro Hero 4 Black and a lapel microphone this whole time.  And editing on iMovie… Moving forward […]

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Rifle Press Check

I will say, I am not a fan of doing a press check on my rifle.  But there is perhaps a time and place for them.  Here is how to preform a press check on your AR-15 / M-4 type rifle…

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