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2016

7 Steps to Winterize Your Outboard Motor

If you are not going to be using your boat again until spring time, you need to winterize your outboard motor. Follow the seven steps below to get your outboard motor ready for a period of dormancy. #1: Flush Your Engine with Freshwater The first thing you need to do is flush out the water that is inside of your outboard engine and give it a nice cleaning. Place a flushing attachment on your outboard motor and run some clean, fresh water through the engine.

Inherit a Firearm Collection? What You Must Know

If you have inherited a large collection of guns and aren't sure which ones are working, what condition they are in, and what the value of the collection is, there are some things you'll want to do. You want to first make sure that the guns are safe and out of the hands of people that could do harm with them, such as people who don't know how to handle firearms properly, and you will want to avoid any liability concerns.

2 Motorcycle Options To Consider And Their Benefits

The hardest part about going out to look at new motorcycles is trying to decide which one to get, mostly because there are so many different variations and styles that all have their own unique set of benefits. Listed below are two motorcycle options to consider and their benefits in order to help you make the right decision for you. Adventure Bike  An adventure bike is a good option to consider because it is designed for long-distance riding across multiple types of terrain.

Finding The Perfect Gift For The Person Who Loves To Fish

It can be hard to find the right gift for a loved one. While a person who loves to fish might have an extensive tackle box, there's always room for a custom swimbait to add to the collection. When you don't understand a lot about fishing, it's important to know that different baits are used to attract different types of fish. In addition, lures are often lost at the bottom of the lake or river, stuck in weeds.

6 Tips For Taking A Beginners Yoga Course

Yoga is a great exercise that teaches you deep breathing, deep, gentle stretching of the muscles, and more. If you are interested in learning yoga, it's best to sign up for a beginners yoga course that will help you ease into the practice. Here are six tips to consider when you sign up for one of these courses: Arrive Early: On the first day of taking the course, you should arrive early.

Health Benefits Of Using Inflatables For Leisure Activities

When you think of inflatables, you may only think of the fun that they offer. Perhaps you have only seen them used for parties and advertisements. This means that you may have enjoyed using them for entertainment, but you may have never considered how inflatables can be beneficial to your health. The following points represent some ways that inflatables can improve the well-being of your entire family.  Relaxation If you have only explored using inflatables for children activities, you may not realize that adults can also use adult-friendly inflatables for enjoyment.

Time For Her First Sleepaway Camp: 4 Steps To Help Relieve Anxiety

Summer is here. Time to find ways to keep your kids occupied while they're out of school. If you're going to be sending your daughter to her first sleepaway summer camp, she may be feeling anxious about her time away from home. Don't worry too much. It's normal for kids to be anxious about sleeping away from home for the first time. Here are four steps you can take that will alleviate the anxiety and get your daughter ready for camp.

Birds Dive-Bombing You From Your Boat Canopy Cover? Here's What You Need To Know

If a small bird or two dove at you while you were walking near your boat lift canopy, there's no doubt you were ducking for cover—and not underneath the canopy. Barn swallows build nests anywhere there are covered ledges, including underneath boat lift canopies. They are very protective of their nests, which is why they dive-bomb anyone or anything that gets too close. In addition to worrying about an aerial attack every time you near your boat lift canopy, there are a few other things to be concerned about.

Learn Why You Should Stay At A Campground When Camping For The First Time

If you are someone who has never been camping before, but wants to give it a try, consider staying at a campground for your first camping experience. Staying at a campground is much different than camping in the middle of the woods on your own. The following guide walks you through a few reasons why staying at a campground may be appealing to you when camping for the first time.

Creating A Bucket List? 4 Reasons To Add Skydiving

If you enjoy the feeling of adrenaline, you might have some of the greatest theme parks in the world on your bucket list, and for good reason. But, there is one activity that you should greatly consider doing and putting on your bucket list, which is skydiving. It might sound a lot scarier than roller coasters, but skydiving accidents happen at a lower percentage than car accident fatalities. Skydiving provides you with an experience that you cannot get anywhere else, making it worthy of your bucket list.

Crossfit Tips For Beginners

The crossfit craze is taking the nation by storm, and you might find yourself wishing that you could join a crossfit gym to improve your own health and fitness. Crossfit can be intimidating for those who don't have a lot of experience working out, but there are some simple things you can do to ensure you don't feel out of place at the crossfit gym. Here are three bits of advice for those just starting out on their crossfit journey.

Know Before You Go: Things To Bring To Your Cabin Rental To Make It Feel Like Home

While many landlords will supply the basics, there are some things that you may sorely miss if you neglect to pack them for your stay at a rented cabin. Since every tenant is different, most cabins may only include the most basic of essentials, such as linens, some cookware, cutlery, and toilet paper. Before you head out to your cabin rental, be sure to take time to pack a few things that will make you feel more at home during your stay.