Boresighting a Rifle

How to Boresight a Rifle

On a snowy day last winter I mounted a Leupold scout scope to a new Ruger Gunsite Scout bolt-action rifle chambered in .308. In this Survival Topic I will show you how the boresighting of the rifle and scope was done. It’s quick, easy, and requires no expensive tools or special setup. Often I choose to go scopeless on rifles but by utilizing quick release scope rings I … [Read more...]

Better than Bleach: Use Calcium Hypochlorite to Disinfect Water

Knowing how to make your water safe to drink can not only keep you healthy - it could save your life. We often take for granted access to safe, uncontaminated, potable water.  So much so that many people do not have the means or knowledge necessary to destroy disease causing organisms that may be lurking in their water supply. Many outdoorsmen, survivalists, and … [Read more...]

How to Make a Zeppelin Bend Knot

Zeppelin Bend Knot

Of all the knots used to tie two ropes together the Zeppelin Bend is the best bar none. And chances are you have never heard of it! In this Survival Topic we will discuss one of the best knots of all time and explore its interesting history and usage in the days before you were born. The Zeppelin Bend knot, also known as the Rosendahl Bend knot, is interesting for a … [Read more...]