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Ten Pieces Of Tactical Advice Every Hunter Should Consider

Ten Pieces Of Tactical Advice Every Hunter Should Consider

One of the first things a hunter learns to value is the importance of reliable and functional gear — appropriate for the circumstances expected ahead. A hunter, after all, is nothing without the proper training, and the proper equipment. A good hunter knows the purpose […]

Cleaning Your PC Just Got Easier

Cleaning Your PC Just Got Easier

What is “JetClean”? JetClean is a free registry cleaner for your PC. The program scans your system quickly, and accurately. JetClean wipes out junk files that are in your Windows system, and free’s up the memory in your RAM. The best part about it? It’s […]

Power Tool Review – Mkaita XDT042 Cordless Impact Driver

Power Tool Review – Mkaita XDT042 Cordless Impact Driver

The Makita XDT042 LXT is an 18V Lithium-Ion cordless impact driver kit. In the world of impact drivers, Makita is one of the top names. It is a great tool with many things that make it worth buying. Here are some of the things that make it one of the best impact drivers around.

What Is An Impact Drill?

By using an impact driver instead of a drill you can save yourself a lot of work. An impact driver combines both rotational speed and percussion to help sink fasteners quickly and easily without hurting your wrist. If you do a lot of work that involves sinking fasteners, it might be a good idea to pick up an impact driver instead of a drill.

Variable Speed

The Makita XDT042 LXT can run at a variety of speeds. It can go from 0 to 2300 RPM and 0 to 3200 IPM allowing for a wide range of applications. It is easily able to fasten and unfasten different types of screws quickly and easily into many different surfaces. It delivers power and speed both in a compact device that can be used for a full range of fastening and driving tasks.

Compact Design

This impact driver has a very compact design. It is less than 6 inches long and weighs just over 3 pounds. This will help users of any size to reduce fatigue during extended use. If you are sick of large impact drivers that simply weight too much, this might be a good option for you. It is also powered by a battery so you won’t be tied to only areas that have an electric socket.

Benefits of a Battery

Makita has an expanding 18V Lithium-Ion series. These Lithium-Ion batteries that power this impact driver have the fastest charging time so you can spend more time working while wasting less time waiting for batteries to charge. Makita’s Star Protection Control helps to monitor conditions and protect against over-discharging, overloading, and overheating. The batteries also have a built-in status indicator.

Battery Pack LED

An LED on the end of the battery pack shows you how much life it still has. You can even see this indicator without having to install the battery into the tool. To ensure that your battery continues to have a long life make sure that you keep it in a cool area while not use. You will have enough battery life to sink many screws before you need to charge it out. One downside to this impact driver is that it only comes with one battery so you will not be able to continue working once it has run out of juice.

One-Touch 1/4“ Chuck

It is easy to change your bit quickly because the one-touch 1/4“ hex chuck that is included with this impact driver. When working with multiple bits that need to be changed often this can help you save time and energy. This typical 1/4“ hex chuck allows for fast bit changes that you only need one hand for. You simply slide the sleeve back before inserting the bit then let it slide back into place. Removing the bit is as easy as sliding the sleeve back and removing the bit. Make sure that you have hex shank bits and not the round shaft bits for this impact driver.

Powerful Motor

This Makita impact driver has a Makita-built motor that is able to deliver 1420 in. lbs. of torque. The torque that it produces allows it to bury screws quickly into just about any surface. It’s compact and ergonomic design includes a soft rubberized grip to increase your comfort. A built in LED light helps to illuminate dark areas and close quarters. The light shuts off when releasing the trigger so you will not waste any of your battery.

It has a brushless motor that is more efficient than other types of motors. They are able to get things done on one battery charge. They do not run with as much noise or as hot as brushed motors do. They also do not need maintenance and will outlive brushed motors so you will need to spend less cash when it comes to replacing your tools.

Hammer and Anvil Impact Mechanism

The Makita XDT042 uses a proprietary hammer and anvil impact mechanism. It is manufactured using only the best materials and using the highest quality steel. A unique heat-hardening process is also used to get the most fastening and driving power.

Warranty Information

This tool includes a 3-year warranty on both the tool and the battery. The kit includes the impact driver, a Lithium-Ion battery, an 18V Lithium-Ion rapid charger, and a tool case to keep it all in.

The Makita XDT042 is an advanced impact driver including power and precision. It is reliable and powerful for use with just about any job that you throw at it. If you have a job that includes driving in many fasteners this is a great tool to save you time and effort along the way.

Household Cleaning Tips

Household Cleaning Tips

  Let’s face it- cleaning can be a hassle and a challenge, but it also can be rewarding. It feels good to have a nice, clean house. A clean house will make your family happier and healthier. This not only benefits you, but time is […]

Great Process for Backing up Your Operating System

Great Process for Backing up Your Operating System

With the advent of the personal computer, the way that we view and store personal information has changed dramatically. Not only do we rely on the computer for everything from communicating with family, to looking up recipes, we also rely on the computer to store […]

Top 7 Best USB Car Chargers You Should Buy

Top 7 Best USB Car Chargers You Should Buy

It is never pleasant to be on your way to work, shopping, or whatever sort of outing, only to see the your phone battery is low. However, with a USB car phone charger adapter, this problem is solved because now you can charge it while driving. Here is a list of 10 USB car phone charger adapters.

1. CHGEEK Car Cup Charger

CHGEEK made this unique charger to fit in a vehicle’s cup holder. Not only does it have two USB ports to charge two different devices but also it has two cigarette lighters with their own on/off switches. It is made with high-quality fire-proof materials as well as high quality components to keep it from overheating or overloading.

2. Car Charger – JEBSENS- 4in1

The LED display of this charger cycles between the internal temperature of your car (or the charger’s temperature when a device is charging), devices charging, and the voltage of the car’s battery. The fast dual USB ports have a combined 3.1 amps (15W) to make sure the device charging has the correct amperage.

3. iSunnao Lightning Fast Dual USB 5 Amp Car Charger

iSunnao’s charger features a 5Amp 25W Dual Rapid charger with LED display for various mobile devices. It prevents overcharge and undercharge by turning itself off when input and output current exceeds safety current. The LED shows information about your car battery and phone charging.

4. Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter

This car charger has universal compatibility, allowing it to work with almost any device. With a built-in microphone it also offers you hands-free calling. Its USB port charges your phone or other mobile device(s). It is easy to use with your radio and phone because of Bluetooth wireless connectivity.

5. SUNGOLDPOWER 12 V/24 V Car Charger

This charger from Sungoldpower has three USB ports for your phone and other devices. The LED display shows you the voltage of your car battery. It also works with many other mobile devices so that if what you have uses a USB cable, it will likely be compatible with this car charger.

6. Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger

This is one of the smallest USB charger adapters ever with two USB ports and an LED light for locating them at night. The PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technology combine to give you the fastest charge possible with a rate of 2.4 amps per port. It is also CE and FCC certified for safety and reliability.

7. CHGeek Wireless In-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter 3.4A Dual USB Car Charger

This dual USB charger not only charges your phone, but with integrated Bluetooth and a microphone, you have hands-free calling as well as FM radio streaming. You can also use a flash drive or card reader for your own personal playlist.

For those on the go a lot, a car charger is necessary to avoid having your phone battery being low. While all of these ten car phone charger adaptors are great, the SUNGOLDPOWER 12 V/24 V Car Charger Dc 5V 6.1A 3 USB is the best among them. It is the only one with three USB ports so that you can use two extra devices and charge your phone. Also, it is a universal charger so it can be used for more than just your phone.

Android Recovery Options and Reviews: An Insider Look At What You Can Expect

Android Recovery Options and Reviews: An Insider Look At What You Can Expect

Introduction There is not one digital device that is infallible these days. There is going to come a time when your device will break down. There may be a routing error and you end up losing over half of your data and memory. You may […]

The Truth About Memory Optimizers

The Truth About Memory Optimizers

Don’t you want to have control over the way your computer eats up its resources? A Memory Optimizer will help you achieve this by making sure your computers processes get faster. It also helps utilize the computers RAM in a much more efficient way. How […]

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One of the first things a hunter learns to value is the importance of reliable and functional gear — appropriate for the circumstances expected ahead. A hunter, after all, is nothing without the proper training, and the proper equipment. A good hunter knows the purpose and functional use of each and everything he/she brings with them on the field.

The proper gear, when employed tactically and appropriately, will increase both the success of the hunt, and the satisfaction that hunters so relish. Here, we present a list of 10 different pieces of gear, and advice on how to best employ and preserve them, that every hunter needs to understand before the hunt begins.

1. Create Your Own Concealment

This isn’t just referring to camouflage or hunting fatigues to help you blend in. Hunters should also consider the use of blinds to conceal their movements. Use of a portable blind, or even one made on the spot using pruning shears or another cutting tool, can allow you valuable cover and options for movement in situations where movement will give you away and frustrate your odds of success.

2. Cover The Small Stuff To Make Your Life Easier

Sometimes, the accessory you need, or one that can improve a miserable situation, is one that is overlooked. The same applies for approaching a given situation. For example, a dried bird’s wing can serve as an excellent makeshift fan for keeping cool in hot places — they are designed for pushing air, after all. A pair of pruning shears will make accessing places with thick vegetation much easier. And a walking stick will better enable you to endure traversing rough terrain, and keep the foot blisters and aches a minimum.

3. Don’t Forget To Properly Prepare Your Weapon

Hunting is as much a show of endurance on the human body as it is the wit and intellect of the human mind. That being said, it is best to approach carrying and handling your weapon in a way that can be done comfortably over long stretches of time. Eventually carrying things in your hands make them ache.

Consider a quality gun sling for such a task — one that is comfortable and the right fit for your gun. And be sure to silence any moving parts. If you carry an archery weapon like a bow, consider padding the strings reduce the twang of a fired arrow. For firearms, oil folding gun stocks to keep them silent. Secure any loose or jiggling parts on the weapon, such as scope caps, and try to invest in a suppressor to minimize the report of the weapon. It’s also not a bad idea to consider some kind of anti-glare coating for the lenses of any sights or scopes installed.

4. Calls Are Fragile; Handle Them Appropriately

Animal calls, like turkey, geese, moose, and deer calls, among others (it doesn’t matter what) are all fragile. Not as durable as your other hunting equipment, they should be stored in waterproof, airtight containers to prevent them from being ruined. It is especially important to store them in a durable container to avoid crushing or cracking them.

5. Employ Optics To Give You The Eye In The Sky

Optics will and should always have a place by a hunter’s side. they are essential to giving you a clearer picture of your surroundings, and better situational awareness from which you plan accordingly. Keeping them lightweight and portable is more important to a hunter than extra magnification. Note that this rule does not apply to your weapon optics, which serve a different purpose.

6. Remember The Need To Come Back Safely

Safety is of paramount importance to every hunter, and one should always back their gear accordingly. Never eschew proper safety and survival equipment — hunting is just as much a survival situation for you as it is your game. Pack proper navigation equipment, Hiking or hunting in the dark can be pretty dangerous if you can’t see where you’re going, the brightest headlamp is going to be a very bright one. first-aid kits, and tools for equipment maintenance on each and every hunt.

7. Comfort Is NOT For The Weak

Don’t try to tough it out in the wild or pack only the bare minimum of tools that make your hunting session more enjoyable. You might think folding seats with back support, insect repellent, or a ThermaCELL, are unnecessary, but they will make the task at hand much more bearable and easier. Comfort soothes the mind and reduces stress, and makes a hunter more alert, and able to remain motionless and calm for long periods of time. Never forgo making your hunting session as comfortable and as painless as possible.

8. Proper Footwear Will Keep You Mobile When Needed

The feet are one of the most important parts of your body when it comes to hunting. The need for hunting and tracking down game to capture or kill necessitates mobility and endurance. And to that end, you NEED the proper footwear for the situation. You do NOT want uncomfortable, blistered, feet.

You do not want your feet getting too hot or too hot or too cold. They need to be kept comfortable, dry, and cozy. Plan for the situation, then choose the proper footwear. Choose comfortable footwear that you’re used to using — trying to break in brand new boots will only invite pain and discomfort.

9. High-Quality Head Covers Will Serve You Well

Employ head covers where the situation calls for it, and when it does, be sure to pick on that is the right fit for you. There are different masks for hunters that employ mouth calls, wear prescription glasses, or overheat easily. Remember the rule of comfort when hunting — a comfortable hunter is an efficient and effective hunter.

10. The Rule Of Comfort Also Applies To The Rule Of Fun!

Lastly, hunters should definitely consider spicing up the atmosphere of their hunts — it is supposed to be fun, after all! Don’t hesitate to put a little personality in the gear you bring. Everything from fixed-blade knives made from turkey legs, spur hatbands,wingbone calls, and other hunting decor and give your hunts much more personality.

Making each of your hunts memorable and personal not only make your comfort levels soar (and thus your efficiency), but will give you fond memories to look back on later down the road in the life of a hunter — one of humanity’s oldest past times.

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