by Joseph von Benedikt | August 15th, 2016 In the beginning, man had a rock, and man was hungry. Then a club came along, and that helped. And then spears, atlatls, bows and arrows, and, finally, gunpowder. For the most part, man is no longer hungry. For millennia hunters have been striving to increase their reach, to find … Continue reading “A Dummies Guide To: Long-Range Hunting Bullets”
When in brown bear country, you need an utterly dependable rifle. I am recently home from a wonderful hunt in coastal Alaska for both black and brown bears; if you’ve never had the opportunity to hunt the Forty-Ninth state, I highly recommend it. I was hunting with my buddy Bob Jewett of Top Gun Treks … Continue reading “Alaskan Bear Rifles by PHIL MASSARO”
Sorry but a couple of these rounds are some that I never heard of before! (6.5-284 Norma or the .280 Ackley Improved?) But he does have a few good ideas there. Grumpy America’s Top 10 Big Game Cartridges by Joseph von Benedikt | September 19th, 20160 I hate to begin an article by apologizing. So I won’t. If … Continue reading “America’s Top 10 Big Game Cartridges”
When I first dipped my toes into precision rifle competition the very first match that I attended did not allow competitors to use laser rangefinders to get distances to the target. This was familiar territory for me since I’d been trained in range estimation using the reticle in the Leupold M3A and Steiner binos. Getting … Continue reading “Over Yonder: The Ins and Outs of Laser Rangefinders by IAN KENNEY”
Selecting a tripod for precision rifle shooting Military and Law Enforcement snipers have relied on tripods for years to provide support in positions other than the prone to make critical shots. The techniques born from those early tripod setups have evolved into the purpose-built products that we have today. Years ago, I was at a … Continue reading “Tripods – Take Your Rifle Shooting To Another Level by IAN KENNEY”
I could not imagine staying on a horse during a charge. Let alone fighting with this thing on my noggin! Plus this is the enlisted model. The officers model must of been even worse. Pickelhaube From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bavarian military Pickelhaube Prussian police leather Pickelhaube The Pickelhaube (plural Pickelhauben; from the German Pickel, “point” or “pickaxe”, and Haube, “bonnet”, a … Continue reading “Ridiculous Army / Cavalry Helmet”
Especially in some of the more “special” places in the world.
Come on Lottery! Grumpy by PHIL MASSARO on OCTOBER 12, 2017 Related Tags: Bolt-Action Rifles, Buzz, Feature Articles, Hunting A kudu bull taken in South Africa; for many hunters the Greater kudu is the Holy Grail of African Plains Game. Traveling to hunt is something I feel everyone should do at least once; it represents an adventure that can quickly make … Continue reading “Top 10 Exotic Hunts That Should Be on Your Bucket List”