Daniel Xu

Daniel Xu
I'm the knife nut that everybody is ashamed to know. My love of sharp things extends to all kinds of edged weapons, be they small, large or on a stick.

Areas of Expertise: Knives, tactical gear, medieval warfare and weaponry

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The 10 Most Annoying Things for Deer Hunters

Deer season is when it all happens. Many hunters spend all year salivating at the thought of venison chili and backstraps, while others savor the thought of those calm early mornings on the treestand. However, like most things in life, not everything can be perfect.…

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Here are 5 lesser-known uses for knives in the great outdoors. Bring along a Swiss Army Knife, and you'll probably find a thousand more. Pictured is the Silver Stag Deep Valley.

5 Lesser-known Uses for a Survival or Hunting Knife

If you could only take five things with you into the wilderness, make sure one of them is a knife. This is because knives are¬†excellent all-around survival tools that can tackle a large number of functions. It’s well-known that knives are invaluable in a number…

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5 of the Scariest Gun Defects Caught on Video

Defects in firearms are not common. The vast majority of the time, when a malfunction happens it is usually due to user error—but sometimes it’s not. Gun defects are scary precisely because they can happen to anybody and often occur without warning. With that in…

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Whitetails? Hard Edition

When we posted our first whitetail deer quiz earlier this month, we promised you an even more difficult version was in the works. This is it. Think you have an obsession with all things whitetail-related? You’ll have to be obsessed to ace this quiz, not…

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Feral bulls may be smaller than their domestic counterparts, but they can still weigh over 2,000 pounds.

Weird Hunts: Bagging Feral Cows in Hawaii

Did you know that Hawaii is one of the few states where you can legally hunt feral cows? Furthermore, did you know that the feral cattle problem in Kailua¬†was once so bad, the “Great Wall of Kuakini” was built to keep them out? Cows are…

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