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Eric W. Eichenberger

Eric Eichenberger is an avid outdoorsman, skilled marksman, and former certified range officer and instructor with nearly 40 years experience handling and repairing firearms. A skilled craftsman with a strong love for working with his hands, Eric spent 20 years as a carpenter and custom woodworker in high end homes. As a gold and silversmith he has created hundreds of pieces of jewelry over the years using the lost wax casting method. The grandson of humble country folk, he was raised with the “do it yourself” mentality and so is accustomed to coming up with unique solutions to problems utilizing materials at hand. Later in life Eric went on to earn an AA from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College where he is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society. This was followed by earning his BA/psychology from Western Kentucky University where he was invited to join the Psi Chi honors society. Eric is also an associate member of the KPA (Kentucky Psychological Association). It was during his time as a student of psychology that he discovered his passion for writing. He has 2 gun-related books slated for a summer release.

How to Tie the Monkey Fist Knot

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The monkey fist is a neat little device that originated several hundred years ago on sailing vessels. Often referred to as a sailor’s knot, it started life as a halyard line tied around a cannon ball to toss the mooring line to a dockhand. Another use on ships was as …

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Review of the Mossberg 500

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A pump action shotgun is one of the most reliable and versatile weapons ever made. The Mossberg 500 series may well be the best pump shotgun that you can buy. Some may argue that boast, but in my experience, I stand by that statement. My last Mossberg model 500 is …

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Review of the Ruger 10/22 .22 LR

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Ahhh, the iconic .22 rifle. For most gun guys, the first gun we ever got was a .22 rifle. I remember when I was about nine years old and my father gave me a Stevens Crackshot .22. Well, I thought that was about the coolest thing ever when I was …

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The 7 Most Lethal Places to Strike with a Knife

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I’m not sure what order the articles will come out, but last night I wrote an article that explained how you can make a knife without forging. Tonight I will try to explain how to use that knife for stabbing attacks to the greatest effect. This video shows the reality …

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How to Make Your Own Knife

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There are tons of articles about EDC gear and BOB equipment, and one of the most crucial items on those lists a knife. Now as we all know (you do now), knives come in many shapes, sizes, and, of course, prices. Two bills or not two bills, that is the …

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