Basic Shooting Fundamentals

Basic Shooting Fundamentals
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There are certain Basic Shooting Fundamentals one must master if they are to be able to progress from one who is able to fire a firearm into one who can shoot.

Sight alignment is one of these techniques. Sight alignment is the positioning of the gun so that the eye aligns with the rear sight in such a way that the front sight is even and centered with the rear sight, and that the sights are superimposed on the target. Continue reading “Basic Shooting Fundamentals”

Book Review: Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained

Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained
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Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained is a great manual for the new builder.  I like it because it easily explains how to build things in simple language.

It has helped me tremendously in my desire to build my own homestead.  By following traditional building methods my outbuildings go up easier, faster, are stronger, and work better. Continue reading “Book Review: Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained”

Book Review: Basic Electricity

Basic Electricity
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One thing the military does better than anyone is technical training.  In the military they take a raw 17 year old and in the course of a few months teach them highly technical skills that the young soldier or sailor must do under times of great stress.

This military based training manual on basic electricity is something every farm, homestead, or prepper library should have on the shelf. Continue reading “Book Review: Basic Electricity”

Kitchen DIY: Basic Dutch Oven Tips

Dutch Oven TipsIf you are a prepper then a Dutch Oven is a must have item.

The dutch oven tips in this article make it versatile enough that you can use it cook anything you cook in a regular oven.

You can make pies, bread, stew, roasts outdoors using hot charcoal instead of inside using a traditional oven.

Dutch Ovens are just metal cooking pot. Most often they are made of heavy cast-iron. They come in all sorts of dimensions and configurations, but if you plan on cooking on a fire, get one that has three short legs on the bottom, and a tight fitting lid with a rim to hold coals. Continue reading “Kitchen DIY: Basic Dutch Oven Tips”