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SAKO Rifles A Heritage of Perfection

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Close to the Arctic Circle in the beautiful and friendly country of Finland, lies a company obsessed with perfection. I recently had the opportunity and privilege to be a guest of this company and tour their facilities, and I have to say I was very impressed. SAKO is an acronym for Suojeluskuntain Ase- ja Konepaja Osakeyhtiö, which translates to Firearms and Machine workshop of the Civil Guard. Located in the industrial city of Riihimäki, 45 miles to the North of the capital Helsinki, the company still operates in the factory they have occupied since...

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Pro’s Picks: Chris Kyle American Sniper Auto Accessories

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Signature Products Group has teamed up with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation to produce seat covers, floor mats, and a steering wheel cover that not only protect your vehicle from wear and tear but shows off your support for a true American hero, all while benefiting veterans. The American Sniper automotive accessories showcase the punisher logo adopted by Kyle with a red cross hair in the eye of the skull. They come in solid black or with Kryptek Banshee camo accents. The seat covers are made of a 600 Denier polyester and Taslan ripstop...

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Ice Fishing Roundup

Eskimo Quickfish 3 Ice Fishing Shelter Eskimo originated the category of Pop-Up Portables. Easy 60-second set up and take down. Storage pockets keep your fishing gear handy. Reinforced corners for strength and durability. Reliable YKK quality zippers. Removable Velcro windows. Comes with easy-to-carry backpack – everything fits comfortably for easy transport. 34 square feet of fishable area. Strong, threaded ice anchors for deeper connections with the ice. Shelter has interior window covers to block out light. Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Low Profile Baitcast Rod and Reel Combo Equipped with a sturdy aluminum handle, the Ugly Stik GX2 Low Profile...

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Defending Against the Most Dangerous Killer in the Outdoors

Preventing And Treating Hypothermia By Dan Kidder Managing Editor On average, between 800 and 1,500 people die each year in the United States from hypothermia, a condition of the core temperature of the body reaching a dangerously low level. The temperature drop necessary to become dangerous is not a vast change from our normal 98.6 degrees. As little as a few degrees can become dangerous and 10 degrees is most likely going to be fatal. This drop in core temperature can occur even in mild temperatures and it is common for people to die from hypothermia on a day...

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