MAPP Gas Versus Propane

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MAPP Gas Versus Propane. The Hot, Cheap, Efficient Award Goes To… If you enjoy grilling, barbecuing, welding, or performing any other activity that involves the use of a torch, the gas you use matters. Most people are generally expected to choose between MAPP gas, Butane, and Propane gas even though they don’t know the difference […]

How To Keep Dogs Out Of Your Yard On A Budget

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How To Keep Dogs Out Of Your Yard On A Budget The problem of dogs pooping in your garden I live in a lovely suburb, it’s not the main road, and my children like to go and play in the yard on sunny days. We have a small boundary fence, but it is very short, […]

Best IFAK aka Individual First Aid Kits in 2020

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The Best IFAK Of , The Good, Bad And The Decent. I do quite a bit of traveling. You can find me hiking up mountains and cycling through jungles. It is exhilarating, but it is also dangerous. Fortunately, I never travel alone. Most of my companions have some first aid training, and I always thought […]

How To Make Toilet Paper

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Forget The Queue’s For Toilet Paper, Miss Panic Buying And Stay Home And Safe With Our Guide On How To Make Toilet Paper I don’t really see the connection between toilet paper and Covid-19, myself, but all over the world, stores are experiencing a rush on toilet paper, and it is increasingly difficult to buy […]

Lighting A Coleman Lantern

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Lighting A Coleman Lantern Is A Skill That Should Be Passed Down. I used to spend so much money on testing and owning several battery-powered LED lanterns. Sure, they are inexpensive, but they did not last long. So I had to keep replacing them. Everyone says that LED is the way to go. But having […]

How To Clean RV Awning

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How To Clean RV Awning – 3 Fast and Effective Methods Spring has arrived, and this morning I decided to give the RV a spring clean, and that’s when it happened. I unrolled the Awning, and I saw it, “Grime and Mold!” What did I think when I packed it away last season? In hindsight, […]

How To Raise An Air Mattress Off The Floor

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How To Raise An Air Mattress Off The Floor If you’re an avid camper, you probably agree with me when I state that the most comfortable bedding item hands down has to be the humble air mattress. I’m one of the lucky ones. I still recall being introduced to the whole experience of camping for […]

Is Polyester Warm

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Is Polyester Warm Enough For You To Discard All Your Other Beloved Winter Clothes? The inclusion of synthetic Polyester in camping gear is very much the industry standard since the 1950’s outdoor gear has moved toward the use of robust, lightweight, and affordable materials. A trend that has been historically associated with the fashion industry. […]

What Colors Attracts Mosquitoes? The Light and Dark of it All.

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A Colour a Day Keeps the Mosquito Away Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes seem to avoid a select few of your friends? Meanwhile, you’ve resigned to get bitten and always carrying your trusty lemon-scented roll-on repellent. Today there are so many home remedies out there that it’s confusing to know what works and what […]

Do I Need a Tarp Under my Tent?

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Why Put a Tarp Under a Tent Camping appeals to many because of its simplicity. You buy a tent, a sleeping bag, maybe a backpack and your good to go. But the more you go camping, the more you start to realize nuances you can implement that greatly improves the comfort of your camping experience. […]

Why Glamping Makes Camping Great Again

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Glamorous Camping Is Now A Mainstream Thing People started using the term Glamping back in 2005. But, the word did not enter into the Oxford English Dictionary until 2016. On a recent trip, a friend and I were introduced to the phrase Glamping. We both agreed upon hearing of the hybrid word for the first […]

Has Zero Breeze Overcome It’s Criticism?

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An Honest Zero Breeze Review I never expected to find myself looking at the Zero Breeze. Camping is supposed to be a rough experience, one that pits you against nature. I was more than happy to tough it out. But then my young ones decided to join me on a trip, and everything changed. I […]

The Best Survival Movies (You May Not Know Of)

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The Best Survival Movies On Netflix That I Watched in 2019 My partner and I both have entirely different tastes in movies. She likes the horror genre. And I like comedies. So to try and find a compromise, we discussed various kinds of films and came up with working through the best recent movies about […]

Constructing An Insulated Tent That Shames A Log Cabin Home

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How to Insulate a Tent; How insulation Works? Insulation works in two ways. You can either trap heat or cold, depending on the situation. When tent camping, most experts use insulation to stay warm. Most campers also rely solely on the heat their bodies produce to fight the cold. The notion sounds ridiculous, but things […]

How To Use Fix-a-Flat

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How to use Fix A Flat? The Can that could save you in a crisis. Fix A Flat (FAF) is a single-use canned flat tire inflator. It is used to provide a quick and temporary solution to drivers who experience a flat tire emergency. It is a good option for plugging out a hole once […]

Solo Camping for Women

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Solo Camping for Women Is becoming an increasingly popular activity. Some use camping to disrupt their busy connected lifestyles. Others seem to enjoy the serenity of nature and use it to rouse creativity. I go solo camping as a woman because I enjoy different challenges and especially when I feel that I’m becoming complacent with […]

How to Wash a Down Jacket And How To Wash Patagonia Nano Puff

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How to Wash a Down Jacket And How To Wash Patagonia Nano Puff Years ago, I found myself in a Kathmandu retail store, talking to one of their salespersons. I came to the store not to buy anything in particular. But instead for advice on How to Wash a Down Jacket. The sales rep I […]

How Long Does a Propane Tank Last?

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How Long Does a Propane Tank Last? Imagine, finally arriving at the campervan grounds. Parking, setting up, then preparing a mouthwatering grill, followed by a hot shower as a reward. Then you turn on your gas tanks, and all you hear is a faint hiss. It’s empty, the Propane tank, you forgot to check. I’ve […]

Backpacking With Dogs

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Backpacking With Dogs There’s nothing more enjoyable than seeing my dog’s reaction when I ask him if he wants to go for a trail day hike. Before I’m even able to utter half of the question, he (Oscar) is halfway out the door. His failed attempt at standing on hind legs, his tail wagging a […]

How to Find a Hole in Air Your Mattress

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How to Find a Leak in an Air Mattress For a slightly extra premium, an air mattress is a great addition when camping to improve sleep quality and spinal support.  It will provide more sleeping comfort than your average rollup foam matt. It also offers the convenience of being compressible for easy stowing. But, it […]