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Spatchcocked and dry brined turkey before being carved crispy and beautiful

Turkey in 45 minutes of cooking time – juicy and delicious – using this unique preparation On this website, we tend to

how to wear a boot knife

So, you’re thinking of getting a boot knife for self-defense, or maybe you already have a boot knife and just need to

how long do shotgun shells last

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re an ammo hoarder – and you need to know when to use your ammo.

bison pump vs simple pump

So, you’re thinking about building a well for your home and you’re not sure which pump is the best for you. Two

best gun oil to prevent rust

So, you’re in the market for the best oil to prevent rust. Look no further; this will be the only article you

what type of smoke signal indicates an emergency

So, you’re lost and you don’t know what to do. That’s the situation you don’t want to be in, ever. It isn’t

a chicken coop door with a screen enclosure

Chicken coops are important because they help protect chickens from bad weather, predators, and diseases. They cannot live without them! So, it’s

will antifreeze kill a rat

Antifreeze is a well-known chemical used in vehicles as a coolant and break fluid. But, you may be wondering whether antifreeze is

can a bullet go through brick

So, you might have wondered, can a bullet go through brick? Brick, as you know is a hard material and bullets are

will a little gas hurt a diesel engine

So, you’ve accidentally put a little gas into your diesel engine, or maybe you’re just wondering, ‘will a little gas hurt a

With winter coming around, people often leave their furnaces on all day to heat their homes. In some cases, this can be

do onions kill rats

Rats can be annoying – they eat a lot, contaminate things with urine and feces, and even spread disease. The worse part

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