Mark Nyholm

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What to do About Frozen Diesel Fuel

frozen diesel - thermometer in winter

Are you in the holiday spirit? The season is bustling, and everyone is burning the candle at both ends. There’s no time to waste, especially stuck on the side of the road from frozen diesel fuel in your car or truck. Are you prepared?



Firearm Lubricant Scent: Does it Scare off Game?

AMSOIL firearm cleaner

Have you ever heard the saying, “the nose knows?” Some of us have bigger noses than others, but in general animals have a far more advanced sense of smell than the humans who hunt them.



How Oil Consumption Affects Your Turbo Diesel’s Exhaust System

Diesel Truck - differences between gas and diesel engines

Ever wonder why engines have that long wiry thing with the small plastic handle? A.K.A. the dipstick? “Come on, Mark, it’s for measuring proper engine oil volume,” you say.



What’s the Best Hearing Protection for the Gun Range?

Shooting hearing protection

Summer weather is finally here, at least for us in the northern half of the U.S. and Canada. The longest day of the year, June 21 – the summer solstice – has come and gone.



Should You Use Diesel Competition Oil?

dodge ram 5.9 cummins dyno pull

April is here, and for those who love to spend time at the drag strip challenging their reaction time, on a dirt strip hooked to a sled, or tied down on a roller dyno grunting for power, the diesel competition season is upon us.



How to Fix Diesel Fuel Gelling with Cold Flow Improvers

I don’t know about where you live, but winter in Minnesota hit pretty hard starting in November, and it seems Old Man Winter is fired up and settled in for a long, cold season. For those who love ice fishing, the cold temps make the ice safer, giving us additional opportunity.



We Hunters Do Anything for Each Other

yellow lab hunting dog

Hunting season in the upper Midwest passed quickly this year. Some diehards, however, just can’t put down their shotguns quite yet, so it’s back to the fields for some late-season pheasant. Count me among that group.



Tips for a Successful, Safe Hunting Season

whitetail deer buck

I don’t know about you folks, but the cool, crisp air, scent of foliage turning and the months of September, October, November and December are my favorite months. It’s no secret that I’m a northern-Minnesota boy who doesn’t like the heat, so bring on the cool temps common to fall.



Deer Hunting Tips

whitetail deer buck

The days are getting shorter and the temps are getting cooler, which can only mean one thing: the season is upon is. You know what I’m talking about. It’s hunting season and many of you are ramping up.



How to Clean and Prepare Your Gun for Hunting Season

whitetail deer buck

It’s nearly November already, which means if you are an avid hunter like myself, you’ve already been out kicking the bush testing your skills.