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The ShootingReviews Night Vision Overview

The ShootingReviews Night Vision Overview

The night vision marketplace is confusing.  For someone new to the topic it can simply be overwhelming.  The best I can do is an overview, and hopefully this article gives you enough information to get you started.  I should state up front that I’ve been using night vision equipment off-and-on since the early 1990’s.  I think they’re a blast to use, but I’m not an engineer, I don’t make my living from these things, and … Read entire article »

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Backpacking Stove Fuels & Primus Filling Adapter for Butane Lighters

Backpacking Stove Fuels & Primus Filling Adapter for Butane Lighters

I recently stumbled across The Primus Filling Adapter for Butane Lighters while I was online, and decided to try one out. This little device claims to allow the filling of Butane lighters from commonly available backpacking stove butane and isobutane mix fuel cartridges. It simply screws onto the Lindal valve of the fuel cartridge, and converts it to the nozzle valve used on butane fuel canisters for filling most standard refillable lighters. It’s pretty simple; … Read entire article »

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Xikar Stratosphere High Altitude Lighter : For Cigars or Outdoors?

Xikar Stratosphere High Altitude Lighter : For Cigars or Outdoors?

I’ve been a fan of Xikar cigar lighters and cutters for several years because of their design, performance, reliability, and superb customer service with no questions asked lifetime warranty. Beyond lighting cigars, torch style lighters are a great utility item for emergency kits, and they’re just generally useful around the home or out at camp. Just before Christmas my local cigar shop – The Cigar Shop in Athens, Ga – had a Xikar event with … Read entire article »

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