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GME handhelds – a quick into to my new radios.

You would hope, if you have any interest in CB Radio, UHF Radio, 4WD Radios, whatever (no, that isn't actually keyword stuffing,...

Junior Rangers – getting the kids out of the house.

Lockdown again. Only level 3 for the moment, but it suddenly dawns on you that you and the kids haven't actually left...

Good Blokes – Inia Raumati. Emergency doctor, hunter, wise chap.

We talk about bush first aid (and the reality of things), trauma what happens and working in it, the mischief blokes, young...

PracMed Stop The Bleed Course

Hopefully, by now, I have gotten across the importance of first aid training to all of you. This is not just for shooters or hunters, or parents (I had to hook some food out of my 4 years olds choaking face last night) - but everyone - knowing what to do is 'basic dude stuff' as Patrick McNamara would say.

Stay Home. Stay Safe.

It saddens me that I have to write articles like this. But, it also seems we still have some bull-headed individuals (and...
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ROAD iD – emergency id for yourself, your loved ones.

Piece of mind means doing all you can to ensure, should the need arise, your kids will be safe, even when lost or separated from you. ROAD iD is a smart method of managing ICE (in case of emergency) details for yourself and your family.

Shooting Hearing Protection

What level of protection do I need? As much as you can get. To be blunt. Part of Firearms...

A chat with Simon from Prac Med

You should know by now that I am big on being prepared to deal with the incidents that can occur - especially when talking hunting, and firearms. So anything I can do to promote what Simon is up to, I will.

Stop the Bleed. Prac Med’s IFAS Kit first look

So, should you, are someone near you have a major issue with losing a LOT of blood, do you have the resources on you to stop it?

Safety Glasses for Shooting

While hearing protection is a no-brainer when shooting on a range, more and more places are also requiring eye-protection. What should you be looking for in safety glasses for shooting?

9 Tips for Dealing with Buck Fever

Buck Fever is controllable - it's simply your brain forgetting what to do in the excitement and going on autopilot.

Custom Hearing Protection. Worth the money.

The Solution Previously, I have discussed why you should be protecting your ears and covered some of the pro's and con's of the different options...

Well the roar is nearly upon us

Well the roar is nearly upon us, so I reckon it’s a good time to bang the drum for safety again, but this time I want to share a few ideas that expand on the tired old refrain of ‘always positively identify your target beyond all doubt’.

Making tough decisions aka. Tramping with the shits

So when faced with the shits at the beginning of your tramp what should you do?

Firearms Safety – forming better gun handling habits.

Firearms Safety isn't just about knowing the 7 Basic Rules of Firearms Safety, nor is it about remembering just enough to pass the multi-choice questionnaire that is a requirement of getting a firearms license in New Zealand. It's about making a commitment to maintain a high standard of firearms handling and safety at all times. One of the keys to this, is learning and reinforcing good habits when handling firearms.

Survival Kit vs. PLB

A friend brought up an interesting point when we were last out tramping.  There was a group of us and one guy had an...

Blisters. Suck.

Pure evil blisters which when they rupture can bring you to your knees in pain with a cry which will scare away any wildlife in a 3 km radius.

Hunter Safety During the Roar

It's the one time of year where a pile of testosterone fueled males chase around after another bunch of testosterone males in the bush.

Making Lemonade with my Knees.

I’m so annoyed at myself. I sustained my first sporting major injury while doing Round the Mountain – Ruapehu in January 2015.

Value your fingers? Wear gloves.

Fingers. They are great things. Why then, do many guys have this masochistic tendency to not protect them?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjnSVOu_yXk By now, you have likely heard of weaponized math. Marc Taylor wrote this article outlining a...
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