01 Aug
My first knife purchase here was the Victorinox Farmer Swiss Army Knife.  Come to think of it, my second and third knife purchases were the Victorinox Farmer Swiss Army Knives, as well.
I like the Farmer for a number of reasons – first, for the lack of a corkscrew.  I have never, ever needed a corkscrew when out in the woods.  Most places you are likely to encounter wine, will have corkscrews.  If I was really desperate, I would push the cork in, drink the entire bottle, and not worry about re-corking it.  Plus, I’m a bourbon guy anyway.  The bottle opener comes in handy when a Newcastle Brown Ale crosses my path, and there’s a can opener so I can be in charge of the shelter during the coming apocalypse.
The Farmer has a usable flat head screwdriver blade, and a half a phillips head, sort of.  It looks odd, but it works.  There is a reamer, so if I ever need to ream something, I suppose I’m covered there.  The best feature, in my opinion, is the wood saw.  I’ve used this to clear branches overhanging a trail, to cut a walking stick, to make shelter …

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10 Mar

Richard Hammond, what a guy! He immigrated from Britain to the US and recently started his own American TV show called Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, presented only on BBC America. In the show, he performs crazy stunts such as running over a car with the U.S. Army’s M1A2 main battle tank!! Yes, a tank!! That’s remarkable if you ask me.


The US Ballistic Tactical Combat Helmet

As part of the safety procedure, Hammond is required to wear military apparel that soldiers would use in real-life combat- including a helmet, military belt, boots, etc. A helmet similar to the one used on the show is the US PASGT Ballistic Tactical Combat Helmet because of its great design that delivers maximum protection, comfort, and maneuverability for any soldier. Specifically cut and shaped around the ears, the US PASGT Tactical Helmet offers optimal hearing so that drivers will not be disadvantaged in hostile engagements. This greatly benefits soldiers’ communication because being able to hear an ally may save their life one day.

Blackhawk Desert Op Boots

In addition, Hammond wore BlackHawk Warrior Wear Desert Ops Boots because they are the fastest, lightest, and most comfortable desert …

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