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I was one of the many lucky ones. I was born in 1950. My father had just returned back from WWII not so many years before. He came home to start a business, raise a family, and teach his two sons how to shoot and hunt. I was one of the sons. Memories can be[.....]

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There is a really good reason this equipment carry box is called a field locker. It is definitely not like any other polymer latch lid military type ammo box. This one is built Army tough, because hey, it was built to military specifications and the field duty they require. It serves with honor. On Read More…

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Father’s Day is fast approaching (June 18) and if dear ol’ dad is an outdoorsman, especially an angler, choosing a way to spend the day with him, or selecting the perfect gift, is pretty easy. Few are the fishing dads who would not love spending the day with their kids and/or grand kids Read More…

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Of all the handheld flashlights I have reviewed, the Thorfire C8S has to be the most versatile.  This is not just a flashlight, it is a beam of light ranging from half a lumen all the way to 900 lumens. When the flashlight was removed from the package and held for the first time, it[.....]

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There is a probably no custom knife maker that is both relatively new and as hot as Jared Oeser.  Oeser’s use of traditional knife patterns and modern handle materials, along his with keen sense of style, have made his customs some of the most sought after handmade knives in the world right Read More…

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In my shooting career even before I decided to get into competition shooting, I reloaded. I have been reloading in one form or another since I was about 7 or 8, which means that I now have at least 45 years of reloading under my belt. I also teach reloading classes and hold reloading Read More…

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Many people still believe you must to up to no good if you are a non-LEO person on US streets with body armor, but that mindset is changing. Body armor is becoming popular beyond the people we would typically identify as “the fringe.” Heck Amazon now has level III body armor inserts for Read More…