Hunter’s Bucket Checklist – 23 items you must take with you

If you’re a hunter, you already know that a 5 gallon bucket is an essential piece of equipment.

Just look at all these advantages a bucket has over inferior backpacks, a wheelbarrow, or a pack mule.

  • Waterproof
  • Sturdy
  • It’s a seat
  • and best of all, it’s a bucket

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The “Easy Mosquito Trap” that Doesn’t Work – Plus one that does

Want to trap tons of mosquitoes? Click here to jump directly to some mosquito traps that actually work!

Within the past month, this picture with its accompanying tutorial exploded all over the internet. Allegedly, all you needed to make an ultra effective mosquito trap is a 2 liter bottle, cut in half with one half inverted, some brown sugar and some yeast. This concoction would bring the mosquitoes in from miles around to happily dive into the sugar water and die.

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Hand Washing Laundry in a Bucket

Washing some of your clothes by hand is quick, easy, and takes an enormous pressure off your weekly laundry machine loads. You’ll be surprised to learn that a bucket sized load takes only 5 minutes when done right.

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During the summer we manage to handwash at least half our clothing, during the winter we hand wash less because colder weather means everything takes longer to dry and winter fabrics tend to be thicker.

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