Posted on 31 October 2013
Posted on 10 October 2013
Posted on 23 August 2013
This week’s recreational equipment review is going to discuss what we might (or should) consider carrying each time we head out “into the field”.
Posted on 12 August 2013
This week I’m going to take a look at this rifle; it’s characteristics; its performance; and how well it adapts to safe recreational shooting.
Posted on 16 October 2012
He also brought a “western” belt that went with the revolvers that had cartridge loops (which made no sense to me for a black powder gun) and a knife sheath. It made me start thinking: this is a belt and revolvers from 150 years ago. Is there something comparable today? Not exactly, unless you get it custom made, BUT – you can build your own with completely contemporary materials.
Posted on 31 July 2012
When I took the Bones out of the package I immediately commented on how tiny it was. I then heard a familiar voice on my left say something you never want to hear when you’re thinking about the coefficient of coolness for a new piece of kit. It was my wife saying, “Oh, that’s cute.”
Posted on 24 July 2012
I am not suggesting that handguns are the end all be all for carrying a gun for protection when in the wilderness. I happen to like my long guns too (and we’ll discuss a few of those as appropriate below), but for hiking, backpacking, camping, fishing, etc. it’s often good to have a “companion” along that is more comfortable to carry, less obtrusive, and better than trying to spit on that unfriendly critter or potential food source.
Posted on 02 July 2012
Throughout most of my childhood I pictured myself on horseback, single-handedly slinging the rifle down and back up by the lever to feed in the next cartridge – because I had to hold the horse’s reins with the other. As I got older reality set in, but my fascination with the lever-action didn’t dwindle.
Posted on 17 January 2012
In a pretty small package measuring 6″ x 5.5″ x 1″, Adventure Medical Kits (AMK) packs quite a few items.
Posted on 28 November 2011
Being caught out in the mountains with four inches of snow on the ground in eight degree (Fahrenheit) weather unable to chop wood for a fire is NOT a good thing.