Cold Steel Trail Hawk Review

I’ve had the Cold Steel Trail Hawk for a little over a year now, so this won’t be a “First Impressions” review. I’ve had the Cold Steel Trail Hawk out in the field and tinkered with it around the homestead and feel that I am ready to give my thoughts on this piece of gear. […]

Review: On Sheep, Wolves & Sheepdogs

Most of the people I talk to that are familiar with “On Sheep, Wolves & Sheepdogs”, heard it in the movie “American Sniper” (Chris Kyle’s father explains it to his sons at the dinner table). The movie just gives a summary of Lt. Col. Dave Grossman’s “On Sheep, Wolves & Sheepdogs” from his book “On […]

Survival TV Shows Review

The popularity of survival themed TV shows is undeniable. Are these shows helpful and informative, or are they dangerous to the average viewer with no wilderness experience? Does it give viewers a false sense of security and a cavalier attitude towards survival? Honestly, the answer to all of the above questions is, “Yes”. Huh? It […]

Review Of Campfire Piston

Fire piston from I recently purchased a fire piston from This is my first experience using a fire piston, so I wanted to do a review of the product and share my thoughts regarding the quality of the product, level of difficulty in using it and what role I think it should play […]