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Homemade Snake Traps

Homemade Snake Traps

Catching snakes is not an easy task as snakes are elusive, often aggressive and live in hard-to-reach spots. That's why snake traps are used by exterminators, for a price. But homemade snake traps can be easily and ...

How to Convert Rain Water to Drinking Water

How to Convert Rain Water to Drinking Water

Rainwater is generally pure water and is safe to drink if you collect it in a clean container. Water found while camping may have rainwater as its source but is susceptible to contamination as soon as it hits the ...

How to Make a Team Roping Dummy out of PVC

How to Make a Team Roping Dummy out of PVC

A team roping dummy helps you to practice your lassoing skills, enabling you to throw your lariat with confidence. Although you can purchase dummies from retail establishments, you can save money by building your own. ...

How to Size Chest Waders

How to Size Chest Waders

If you're hunting or fishing and expect to end up in water deeper than thigh-high, chest waders are one of the best options for keeping dry. Chest waders should cover you from feet to armpits, so getting the best fit ...

How to Adjust the Draw Length on a Jennings Compound Bow

How to Adjust the Draw Length on a Jennings Compound Bow

Jennings has been among the leading compound bow manufacturers since they were invented in the mid-60s. Its inventor, a mechanic named Holless Allen, saw how he could shorten the bow limbs and use pulleys to add ...

How to Skin a Badger

How to Skin a Badger

Not only are badgers tough and tenacious in nature, their pelts are also durable. Badger pelts are often used to make coats while just the hair is used for paint and shaving brushes. When it comes to harvesting a pelt, ...

How to Build a Deer Blind Window

How to Build a Deer Blind Window

A deer blind is an excellent way to conceal your movements, and even your smell, from deer while hunting. Many blinds are simple constructions with holes cut into them for shooting, but adding a functional window will ...

How to Assemble a Bell Child Carrier on a Bike

How to Assemble a Bell Child Carrier on a Bike

Riding bicycles is a universal means of travel found in even the poorest communities throughout the world. For most families in the developed world, a bicycle is more about recreation than travel, and enjoying ...

How to Physically Prepare for Hiking the Appalachian Trail

How to Physically Prepare for Hiking the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail runs from Georgia to Maine, through some of the most beautiful areas of the U.S. It's also more than 2,000 miles of rugged hiking. The physical demands of hiking the Appalachian Trail can be ...

How to Pack & Ship Sunglasses

How to Pack & Ship Sunglasses

There are times when it is necessary to ship sunglasses through regular mail or specialized delivery. A return to the manufacturer for repair or to someone as a gift are two situations that involve shipping. The fragile ...

How to Build a Hunting Blind Using Spray Foam Insulation

How to Build a Hunting Blind Using Spray Foam Insulation

A hunting blind is a structure designed to conceal the hunter from his prey. It must blend into the surrounding landscape; an unnatural structure can warn prey away. The blind needs to be light and not too bulky; most ...

How to Clean Mildew from a Life Jacket

How to Clean Mildew from a Life Jacket

Life jackets are included among the most important equipment you can carry on a boat. Improper storage can cause your personal flotation devices to mildew, compromising the integrity of the material. In an emergency, a ...

How to Use Dart Flight Protectors

How to Use Dart Flight Protectors

A dart flight sits on the shaft at the end of the dart and stabilizes the dart as it soars through the air. Think of flights as the dart's wings. They come in a variety of shapes and are made of various sturdy ...

How to Make a Homemade Mouth Guard

How to Make a Homemade Mouth Guard

Mouthguards prevent injuries to the mouth and damage to the teeth in full contact sports like boxing and wrestling. The mouthguard should fit snuggly in the teeth for the mouthguard to fully protect the mouth. This is ...