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Cold Steel, oh Cold Steel–ever the source of LARP-made-real weapons, Lynn Thompson killing people with his Force ability (Boop! Your Dead), and quality cutlery hidden in a massive mountain of machismo and controversy. It seems like a full 90% of what they do is antagonizing the rest of the Read More…

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Our sister site ArcheryTalk.com has been checking out new hunting gear at the 2017 ATA Show. This video highlights two models of Browning Speed Load replaceable-blade knives, which are impressive. I have had a Sheffield Rhino knife for years, and what I like best about it is its ability to solidly Read More…

MSR Alpine Stowaway Review

Several years ago I was walking through Academy Sports and Outdoors in Beaumont, Texas when I noticed a MSR alpine stowaway pot. I picked it up, looked it over, then put it back on the shelf. A few weeks later I went back and bought it. MSR (Mountain Safety Research) is known for its wide[.....]

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Ice fishing impresario Brian “Bro” Brosdahl is a dedicated light-line jig fisherman. He believes the lighter the line the better the jig action, and that means more fish. Most often Brian uses 3-pound test fluorocarbon or monofilament. Never braid, which freezes when wet. Sometimes in Read More…

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Crappies are found in different areas during winter than other panfish, requiring different tactics and rigging for ice fishermen, according to Minnesota angler Eric Naig. These good-eating panfish suspend a great deal in large, deep bays near a lake’s main deep basin. The deepest water in a bay Read More…