The law may prevent you from carrying a defensive handgun, and in some places even from carrying a knife, but it does not prevent you from carrying a tourniquet, dressings, QuikClot, CPR masks, etc. The life that is saved may be your own.
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What comes to your mind when you think of first aid? Is it CPR? Or perhaps the Heimlich maneuver? Both are lifesaving skills that everyone should know. But have you ever thought about what happens when someone is bleeding out from a gunshot wound? If you were faced with this scenario would you know what to do?
Are you carrying a concealed firearm right now? If you aren’t carrying one other essential item, this particular gun blogger thinks you’re wrong. Read on to find out what that item is…
Are you a member of a private, open or have your own gun range? If you shoot regularly at a primitive gun range—one without shelter, a clubhouse or designated shooting bays, there are ways to make your day at the range safer and more comfortable with these five tips.
There is no excuse for not owning the gear needed to save your life in case the worst happens. Do you keep a blowout kit in your range bag? With these four easy steps, you will be prepared to survive a gunshot wound.
Some of you may have heard of or used QuikClot, hemostatic devices that stop bleeding fast. But VetiGel may be faster still. Click to see more about the material:
One of our favorite things at Cheaper Than Dirt! is helping people. Be it guiding you in purchasing your first handgun, providing our expert opinion on what optics are best for your AR-15 or prepping you for any form of disaster, we want you to make the best decision for you and your family. Summer is a time many of us look forward to—camping, fishing, hiking, barbecues and all other forms out of outdoor activities. However, being outdoors means more chances of injury and accidents. Read our essential guide to surviving the summer for all you need to know on how to get through the summer unscathed.
We spotlight seven of the coolest new gadgets, tents and water filters for camping, hiking and survival in this Shooter’s Log blog post. New products from Coleman, Columbia River Knife & Tool, CamelBak and more!
Cheaper Than Dirt! wants to help drivers prepare themselves and their vehicles for the unexpected … especially considering the next imminent polar vortex. If you have the following list prepared, Bravo! Now is the time to reconfirm your supplies are accessible and in good working order. For those who may be unprepared, assemble what you can from items on hand and order the rest posthaste.
The biggest bone in our leg is called the tibia—also known as the shinbone. Did you know that it is the one bone we are most likely to break? Falls and accidents can cause you to break your leg. When out in the field, camping, hiking or hunting it is important to know how to splint a fractured leg to prevent further injury. While awaiting medical attention, splint a fractured leg in these 10 easy steps.