Archive for June, 2011

Tips For Choosing A Two-Way Radio

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 30th, 2011

It is important to keep in mind what the main use of the radios will be, this will help narrow down your choices and make the decision a bit easier.

Caring For Your Climbing Rope

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 28th, 2011

If you are a prolific climber you know that taking the proper care of your equipment is not only important in keeping your gear in good working order but it also keeps it strong and reliable for your climbing needs.

Avalanche Safety

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 27th, 2011

If you are planning on participating in any activities that require you to be anywhere near dangerous back country areas, you may be walking into a potentially dangerous situation. During this time of year the danger of avalanches is greater than any other. By having the proper understanding of what to look for prior to an avalanche or what to do after one can save your life. Avalanches can occur at anytime during the winter and spring months, which is why anyone planning on being in an area where they are prevalent, should be aware of the proper safety skills needed to survive.

Finding Useful Care Package Ideas for Your Soldier

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 24th, 2011

Despite the popular belief among many Americans, soldiers who are stationed around the world are responsible for purchasing their own military uniforms and clothing, as well as military equipment that is needed when they are on active duty. These are expensive items to purchase, especially for a soldier who is living on a very limited income. Military uniforms and clothing, including caps and hats that are required, can get worn out rather quickly when used in the working conditions that military personnel must encounter on a regular basis.

Military Soldiers – The Things We Carried

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 22nd, 2011

With the bugles for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan still calling more of us into harm’s way, I got to thinking about my first deployment. I asked everyone that I knew that had already been over what I should get for deployment, and what sorts of things I should take for personal use. Just as importantly, I wanted to know what sorts of gear should I leave behind, or have sent over if I needed it.

Tips In Cleaning Your Gun

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 20th, 2011

Proper maintenance and care are important factors for prolonging the use and functionality of your weapons. With the proper cleaning and maintenance your firearm will last for many years to come.

Dressing In Layers To Protect Yourself From The Elements

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 17th, 2011

Layering your clothing is a tried and true method to protect yourself from the elements. By dressing in layers you are essentially prepared for any type of weather conditions that you may encounter while you are outdoors.

Top 5 Reasons to Use Airsoft Training Rifles

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 15th, 2011

Some special forces gear is used exclusively for training. The Airsoft
training rifles are a good example of this, as these rifles would never be used
in true combat, but are great for training scenarios.

Ammo Cans – 5 Ways to Use Military Surplus Ammo Cans

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 13th, 2011

Military surplus stores carry boxes called “ammo cans” which make excellent storage. They were originally designed, and the military uses them, to deliver ammunition to the troops. The soldiers keep their ammunition in the ammo cans until it is needed, keeping it clean and dry. However, there are several ways you can use them in [...]

Importance of High Quality Climbing Gear

Posted by Michael Ruiz on June 10th, 2011

Everyone who uses climbing gear knows how important it is to trust the
integrity of the gear you are using and how important it is to always use well
produced and high quality climbing gear.