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Boresighting without a collimator

Bore Sighting a Rifle So you just bought a new scope, mounted it on your rifle and are ready for the range, right?  Not quite.  You need to bore sight first, or plan to shoot lots of ammo trying to get your shots on the target. And with the cost of ammo being what it is (if you can find …

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2015 Chainsaw Party — Winter Firewood

One of the deals at our main hunting ground is you need to pitch in to cut winter firewood. It is desperately needed to heat 3 buildings during the cold winter — Note: It’s a boiler system. Typically what we do is dead or dying trees are targeted during the year. A team with chainsaws drops the trees throughout the …

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NEOPOD: A High Quality Plastic Bipod?

Yesterday, I took delivery of a new bipod being made by a company called Steinert Sensing Systems out of Norway. The name is Neopod Ultralight Hunting BiPod. If the Steinert name sounds vaguely familiar to you, I imagine their acoustic chronogragh might ring a bell. Here is the most interesting thing about this bipod. It’s made out of plastic! Yeah, …

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Fitting A Gun — By Scott Mayer

You’ll shoot better and experience less perceived recoil if you’re shooting a gun that fits, and finding a gun that fits two of my kids has been particularly challenging.  My oldest daughter at the tender age of 13 is already 6-foot 4 inches tall but too willowy to hold the weight of a gun with the 16-inch stock she needs.  …

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Ground Blind Hunting — by Freezer Meat

With early archery season just a few week away I thought I would talk a bit about how you can enjoy harvesting deer from the ground. Most hunter use some type of tree stand system and while that may be the preferred way to hunt deer, its not the only way to hunt deer. I hunt out of a tree …

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Boresighting CZ 452

It seems I have more .22 competition coming. After posting the pics of our friends Kimber CMP rifle, Freeze has decided to pull out his CZ 452 and get it ready for some trash talking as well. The rumor is quality bourbon is at stake. I best get cracking on the Winchester 52 project.     You know Freeze is …

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Hunting Accident Aftermath: Rebuilding a Mossberg Shotgun

So we received some bad news this week. One state that Freeze hunts has not legalized centerfire rifle hunting for 2015. We were pretty certain that the law would be changed but it’s not meant to be. But luckily for Freeze, he has his 12 gauge shotgun ready to go.   Why is that the subject of a post? Well…2 …

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Eye Candy — By Scott Mayer

Exceptional gun engraving is nothing less than pure art on steel canvas. For many hunters, it tells their story and adds a soul to their guns. Sadly, most American gun owners never get a chance to see really good gun engraving. Most of what we see is either stamped or cut by a machine and, more often than not, simply …

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Hunting in Africa

Oddly enough, I was asked to join a Safari hunt this past winter. It’s going on right now. Would I have bought a lion tag? No. I’d rather spend $50,000 on some Class 3 weapons. First. But dangerous game is on my bucket list. I’m not a poacher. I’m a hunter. I eat the meat and mount the hides.If you …

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.45 ACP Shotshells by Scott Mayer

  If you handload and shoot a .45 Auto, RCBS has a fun set of dies in its special order catalog that lets you use cut-down .308 Win. cases to make .45 ACP shotshells. Your average gunshop will probably have never heard of this die set, but the RCBS item number is 56552. When I got my set years ago, …

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On Trophy Hunting By Scott Mayer

On Trophy Hunting   Recently, many hunters–particularly women–have been getting bullied, abused and threatened on social media sites for posting photos of themselves with animals they legally and ethically killed on “trophy” hunts. I expect everything from ugly statements to actual acts of violence from anti-hunters whose activism is nothing less than their religion, but what I didn’t expect were …

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Shooting Pigs In Texas

A couple of good friends went down to Texas for an annual pig hunt. Those bad-boys down in Texas are quite skittish and are difficult to get close in on. But…his trusty Light Tactical Rifle (LTR) connected.  Of note, all the pork was processed into sausage. –Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Cracked 1944 Finnish Mosin Nagant Getting Ready For Coyote Hunting.

As some of you are aware, Freeze at one time was a very large Mil-Surp collector. Specializing in WW I and WW II firearms and weapons. He has a particularly strong Comm-Bloc collection. Which is where this story begins…..   Now that all the gut piles have gone and the long hard winter is wrapping up, its time to get …

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Rattlesnake On the Grill: By Scott Mayer

Rattlesnake!   My English pointer, Emma, was going insane at the sliding glass door. Her excited shrieking, yapping and jumping at the glass was typical of what I’ve come to expect when she sees a mule deer or javelina in the lot behind our house, but it was after dark and there was no way she could see anything through …

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Taking the Kids Scorpion Hunting. By: Scott Mayer

This is the first contributor article to be published. With the unexpected growth of our business, our technology backbone was never able to keep up. Until now. We are big advocates of shooting guns and having fun. If you have a story you wish to share with our readers, please contact me for details. –Marky    Scorpion Hunting   My …