Posts Tagged ‘Safety and Training’

two Lightfield Home defense rounds

Lightfield’s Rubber Ball Loads

I have often stated that the shotgun isn’t just a weapon, it is a weapons system. The new Home Defender products from Lightfield ammunition underscore this statement. The shotgun will digest birdshot, buckshot, slugs, bean bags and all manner of munitions.

Picture shows a highway sign covered in snow.

30 Days of Preparing for Severe Winter Weather Day 21: 10 Safety Rules for Spending a Night in Your Car

Depending on where you are, running off the road may be as simple as getting traction to get back on, or as bad as being so stuck that you need rescued. A whiteout or blizzard can make driving conditions so hazardous that you voluntarily pull over to wait out the storm. The first thing you need to do is call for help if you find yourself trapped on the road during severe winter weather. Until help arrives, you will need to focus on staying safe, hydrated and warm. Pull your emergency vehicle kit out of the trunk or back seat and follow these 10 rules.

HUnter wearing blaze orange shooting a McMillan rifle from a prone position through sage brush.

5 Tips for Hunter Safety

By Jim Moore,

The big day is here: Opening Day!

You waited all year for this day and you don’t want it ruined with an accident, so prepare yourself and your equipment for a safe, fun day in the field.

Picture shows a car with the hood up, stuck in the snow.

30 Days of Preparing for Severe Winter Weather Day 4: Build an Emergency Kit for Your Car

If you followed our tips from yesterday, “Get Your Car Ready” your car should be in tip-top shape for the cold winter months. However, severe winter weather may find you stuck or stranded, in an accident or sliding off the road. Snow and ice can cause traffic backups for hours, or if on a road less traveled, it might be a long time before someone can rescue you. You will want an emergency kit in your car to keep you safe, warm and hydrated while forced to wait it out.

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Trail Camera with Night Vision

Home Surveillance Options for the Budget-Conscious Homeowner

According to the FBI,  a home burglary (also known as a home break-in) happens every 13 seconds and is the most common threat in our homes. Because of this disturbing trend, more and more homeowners are now starting to take a pro-active approach when it comes to protecting their homes and personal property. Some are turning to professional security companies to offer round-the-clock monitoring while others are looking for do-it-yourself options.

Picture shows white-out conditions in a field with crops poking through accumlating snow.

30 Days of Preparing for Severe Winter Weather Day 1: Educate Yourself—What is a Winter Storm?

Even though the official start of winter is not until December 21, 2013, the United States has already experienced its first great winter storm of the year. On October 4th and 5th, winter storm Atlas dumped a record-breaking amount of snow in parts of South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana. Deadwood, South Dakota received a whopping 48 inches, while Rapid City, averaging about 6 inches of snowfall during October, got 23.1 inches.