How to Destroy Your Gear: Five ways to damage (and revive) your outdoor equipment

As a general rule, most outdoor gear is built to survive significant use and abuse over many years and adventures. By using these five simple tips, however, you can quickly and easily damage your equipment to the point of near uselessness. With a little additional effort, you can then resuscitate it for more abuse in the future...

This story originally appeared in the September/October edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the complete story here.

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