If you’re interested in guns and survival gear, there’s no better time of year than January. That’s because this month marks the arrival of SHOT Show 2019, also known as the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show. SHOT is the world’s biggest show of its kind, and as a result it serves as the perfect venue for companies to unveil their newest products. It’s no coincidence that you’ll see a sudden flurry of articles and social media posts about exciting new guns (and some weird ones) across the internet this week.

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For those of us on the RECOIL OFFGRID staff, SHOT Show means spending a full week in Las Vegas checking out guns and gear, conversing with PR people, and taking as many photos as we can. We usually end up tracking more than 5 miles walked each day on the show floor bouncing from booth to booth, but we’re certainly not complaining. It’s an awesome show, and since it’s not open to the public, we have a rare opportunity to cover it.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 22nd) is the first day of SHOT Show 2019, and it continues through Friday the 25th. We’ll be there from open to close every day, and will be posting photos and video clips to our various social media channels. This live coverage from #SHOTShow2019 will be compiled into the gallery below as we post it, and updated automatically every few minutes. So, be sure to check back throughout the week to see the latest. You can also follow us directly on social media for future event coverage: @recoiloffgridmagazine on Instagram or Facebook.com/OFFGRIDmag.

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Repost @tom.marshall.author Getting the awesome opportunity to run this @eberlestock Lo-Drag II pack for a couple of upcoming articles in @recoiloffgridmagazine - the only thing missing is a rifle for the built-in scabbard. But that's gonna get fixed here in a couple weeks. Some notes:
-the flashlight is an old @surefire_llc
G2 upgraded with a @malkoff_devices_inc drop in replacement head. -take a hard look at that MOLLE knife sheath pouch. Does anyone remember when @blackwaterammo had it's own brand of nylon gear?
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Solid hack for the campers out there! Anyone ever Solid hack for the campers out there! Anyone ever try this? 
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Solid hack for the campers out there! Anyone ever try this?
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Repost from Offgrid Head Editor @tom.marshall.author
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Now, I fully admit that I'm biased. But I genuinely believe this is the single best issue of @recoiloffgridmagazine that we've produced since I took the helm. From cover design to content, this issue brings it full force and I couldn't have done it without an absolutely killer fucking staff. From my right hand @pmccarthy10 to professionally shady bastards like @edsmanifesto and @jeyrhooligan to the quiet professionals like @echo__on @kristanjohn4 and @cfs_combat to the crack photos and loving support of @tactical_munchkin_
You guys, plus too many others to list, have helped me mold this brand into what it is now. Thank you.
If you haven't bought an issue of OffGrid in awhile, this is the one to start back up with.
Here's a sneak peak until it goes on sale next week...
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We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Benchmade founder Les de Asis. Les was inducted into the BLADE Cutlery Hall of Fame in 2017. He was a true pioneer in the industry and will be greatly missed by all of us. ⠀
From Benchmade:
“It is with great sadness we share that Les de Asis passed away earlier today. No words can properly express the sadness of our loss. Benchmade has lost our founder, friend and visionary who built one of the greatest knife brands in the world.

My father loved all customers, employees, friends, and the storied list of knife makers who influenced him and the world of knives since his humble beginnings in the 70’s. He was especially passionate and proud of the knife and shooting sports industries and always hoped they would thrive well beyond his years.

His personality and character extended far beyond business, creating fun friendships and relationships that brought him tremendous joy day after day. He always cherished interactions with people from all walks of life; from folks in law enforcement and military, to those who love hunting and fishing, and also those who simply like to “smoke cigars, bullshit and eat good food” – in his own words!

The values, culture, and essence of our brand are all thanks to his lifelong pursuit of making great knives even better, and providing users with products they can depend on every day, no matter the circumstance.

-Jon deAsis”
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Most will dismiss what is probably one of the more useful firearms to have in a crisis situation: a reliable, lightweight semiautomatic rifle that can be suppressed. For these characteristics and a few more, we looked to Ruger’s 10/22 Takedown to see if it was the answer to our survival-firearm question. Article link is in our bio today @recoiloffgridmagazine ...

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Rarely do we see a concise, level-headed, repeatable explanation as to exactly what mental processes make up this mystical “awareness” and how exactly we use them to protect ourselves from potential threats. Read more, article link in our bio @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

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A primitive fishing trap that utilizes a weighted A primitive fishing trap that utilizes a weighted trigger system.

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Above: An assortment of weapons students created, Above: An assortment of weapons students created, including spikes, punch daggers, slash-cut “ventilator” tubes, slicing blades, and impact weapons. The pink Hello Kitty fruit knife is part of Ed’s personal collection — a demonstration of how a less-threatening appearance can help you sell the narrative that you don’t intend to use it as a weapon. Full article on OffGridWeb, link in our bio today.

Above: An assortment of weapons students created, including spikes, punch daggers, slash-cut “ventilator” tubes, slicing blades, and impact weapons. The pink Hello Kitty fruit knife is part of Ed’s personal collection — a demonstration of how a less-threatening appearance can help you sell the narrative that you don’t intend to use it as a weapon. Full article on OffGridWeb, link in our bio today. ...

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Recoil OFFGRID staff, @pmccarthy10 learned self d Recoil OFFGRID staff, @pmccarthy10  learned self defense tactics in a class taught by @edsmanifesto. “For our homework assignment after day one of the class, all students were told to construct a deadly improvised weapon from scavenged materials in approximately 5 minutes.” Learn how Patrick constructed the shiv by clicking our bio link today.

Recoil OFFGRID staff, @pmccarthy10 learned self defense tactics in a class taught by @edsmanifesto. “For our homework assignment after day one of the class, all students were told to construct a deadly improvised weapon from scavenged materials in approximately 5 minutes.” Learn how Patrick constructed the shiv by clicking our bio link today. ...

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New from @halfbreedblades - The fires in Australia might have fallen off the radar in the news lately, but not in the mind of the knife community. $10.00 from the sale of every patch will be donated to Wildlife Victoria to help our native koalas and their friends get back on their feet. ...

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Ian Dow shared some videos of his custom adventure Ian Dow shared some videos of his custom adventure vehicle project, which is based on a decommissioned Ford E-350 ambulance. Starting with this platform instead of a regular panel van provided a number of advantages — a large living area, plentiful storage cabinets, preexisting wiring and switches, heavy-duty suspension and brakes, exterior lights, and even a functional P.A. system. Read more and watch the video by clicking our bio link @recoiloffgridmagazine.

Ian Dow shared some videos of his custom adventure vehicle project, which is based on a decommissioned Ford E-350 ambulance. Starting with this platform instead of a regular panel van provided a number of advantages — a large living area, plentiful storage cabinets, preexisting wiring and switches, heavy-duty suspension and brakes, exterior lights, and even a functional P.A. system. Read more and watch the video by clicking our bio link @recoiloffgridmagazine. ...

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You can naturally ward off mosquitos and other insects by burning bundles of sage around your campfire. Light the end of the bundle to create a slow burn.

For the latest articles on survival, gear, & preparation, make sure to click our bio link @recoiloffgridmagazine.

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@realernestemerson, @realroyce, and @edsmanifesto — that’s a lot of badassery to fit in one photo. There’s more to come from our time at the two-day “Surviving Inside the Kill Zone” class, stay tuned. #selfdefense #combatives #brazilianjiujitsu #ccw #survival #edsmanifesto #emersonknives #recoiloffgrid ...

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Currently, there are seven strains of coronavirus Currently, there are seven strains of coronavirus that infect humans. The newest is the novel coronavirus (nCoV). It is similar to a different coronavirus that has caused the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS –CoV), which has been sporadic in northwest Africa since 2012. Full OFFGRID Article in linked in our caption @recoiloffgridmagazine

Currently, there are seven strains of coronavirus that infect humans. The newest is the novel coronavirus (nCoV). It is similar to a different coronavirus that has caused the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS –CoV), which has been sporadic in northwest Africa since 2012. Full OFFGRID Article in linked in our caption @recoiloffgridmagazine ...

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Full article link in our bio today - Because they are designed to enhance battlefield performance, MREs aren’t exactly diet food. The intent of each MRE is to meet one third of the warfighter’s daily requirements. Each MRE contains enough food to meet the 1,250-to-1,400-calorie goal.

To counter the physical demands of combat, the IOM determined that each meal should be heavy on carbs (about 51 percent) and fat (36 percent), which will give the body enough energy to make to the next meal. The other 13 percent of the meal is protein. The MRE is all about the soldier being able to sustain a high level of energy and exertion. Read more by clicking our bio link @recoiloffgridmagazine.
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See all 10 Knots, article link in bio.
Directions
Step 1: Make a bight in the rope.
Step 2: Wrap the bight around the post or object, passing the bight underneath both standing ends.
Step 3: Pass the bight over the top of the post or object.
Step 4: Pull tight.

10 simple survival knots, article link in bio @recoiloffgridmagazine.
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