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Survival Straps With Active Edge

6 minutes agoHobbies / Hunting : Desert Rat

Well, survival straps weren’t new to me but I was excited when Jason Ovitt from Asylum Public Relations reached out to me to tell me [...]

Beretta’s Answer

Beretta has come out with their answer to the U.S. Army’s service handgun competition (discussed in much detail at TFB here), and it is the currently named M9A3. This is a confusing name because the Army hasn’t even begun trials but Beretta is going ahead and picking out the name for their entry. Show More Summary

Video: Deer Bucks Antlers after Being Shot

Filmmaker and hunter Jason Sebo got a late-season surprise when, after recovering a buck shot, he found its antlers discarded on the forest floor. "[It] ran about 60-70 yards, piled up," Sebo said in this video. "Unfortunately this time of the year,...

Hunt Report – Texas Scimitar Oryx

Got Hunts? We do. - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters Jared Griffith It was a great hunt and an awesome chance to Bowhunt with the legend Russ Meyer! [Read more...] Hunt Report – Texas Scimitar Oryx Got Hunts? We d...

More Sportsmen Opting for Hunting-themed “Camo Caskets”

The subject of casket design may be a morbid topic, but more and more people are looking into customizing their final arrangements---and that means choosing the right casket. From the traditional to something a little more unique, a number of companies...

Techna Clip Expanding Product Line

Techna Clip is the company known for its line of frame-mounted metal clips that are meant to replace holsters. Part of their ad line is “bulky leather holsters don’t conceal, they bulge” and they advertise their clips as making yourShow More Summary

500 Yards with a .22LR Pistol

Just when you think Jerry Miculek was the king of long range handgun shots, YouTuber 22 Plinkster has taken it up a notch with a smaller round. Using a Colts Woodsman and 36-grain Federal Champion (HP) ammunition, he hits a torso-sized steel plate at 500 yards. Show More Summary

Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifles with Composite Stocks

Ruger is now selling Gunsite Scout rifles with composite stocks. These new guns drop 0.75 pounds from the overall package. Currently there are two models available with a composite stock – one with a matte black finish and one with a stainless finish. Show More Summary

POTD: PGM Hécate II .50 BMG anti-materiel rifle

At my request the famous South American gun writer Ronaldo Olive kindly sent me this photo of himself with a PGM Hécate II.50 BMG anti-materiel rifle. This particular rifle is in service with the SpecOps Battalion (Batalhão Tonelero) of Brazil’s Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais (Marine Corps). Show More Summary

Christmas Gear Giveaway – Enter Today!

Got Hunts? We do. - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters Merry Christmas from the crew here at To help celebrate the holiday season and say thank you to all of our loyal fans and customers, we got together with some of the best companies in the business to give you all a chance to win this awesome hunting gear package. Show More Summary

ICENG TOUCH (Tikka Optimised Ultralight Carbon Hunter) Stock

A longtime reader from Australia emailed us photos of a new stock that will be manufactured by his company, ICENG. They specializes in making custom guns and this will be their first (of many) manufactured products. The TOUCH stock is an ultra light stock made from carbon fiber. Show More Summary

The Pedersen Device for M1903

Pedersen designed a device to caliber convert a Springfield M1903 from a 5 round bolt action rifle into a semi auto 40 rd 30cal rifle. Jerry Miculek took a look at one at the Institute of Military Technology.   Ian McCollum of Forgotten Weapons has a video of a M1903 shooting the Pedersen Device. Show More Summary

Beretta’s Human Technology

Human Technology is an artistic short movie celebrating the uniqueness and the distinction of every Beretta premium gun. This movie by Ancarani Studio, under the creative direction of Paola Manfrin, reveals through the minutia of the manufacturing process, the genesis of a luxury Beretta shotgun. Show More Summary

Handi-Racker Pistol Assist Device

The Handi-Racker is a tool to help people rack the slide of their pistols. It is a block of plastic that fits over the muzzle end of the slide. It is channeled to press against the front of the slide and allow the barrel to protrude forward. Show More Summary

Gear Review: Nose Jammer

16 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Wired To Hunt

By Mark Kenyon It had to be a scam. At least that’s what I figured when I first heard about Nose Jammer. I mean seriously, an aerosol can that sprays a substance that would supposedly “jam” up a deer’s nose? Unlikely. It seemed to me that Nose Jammer was just another in a long line […]

AL DPS Chooses Beretta 1301 Tactical

After having recently spent time discussing the tactical efficiency and trigger pull of the Beretta 1301 Tactical with a 17-year veteran of a nearby police department, the fact that the Alabama Department of Public Safety has chosen it as their new primary semi-auto shotgun caught my attention. Show More Summary

Water Grenades as Muzzle Protectors

Rifleslinger of Art Of The Rifle has discovered an interesting practical shooting tip: Covering the muzzle of a firearm with a “water grenade” (olive drab colored balloon made to resemble a pineapple grenade when inflated) to prevent dirt or other debris from clogging the bore or harming the crown. Show More Summary

A Few Thoughts On The M16A4

Is the M16A4 worth the extra weight and length it brings? Howard of LooseRounds has weighed in with an article relating some of his experiences with the rifle. His conclusion is as follows: I have often told people that the M4 is a jack of all trade, but master of none. Show More Summary

Muzzleloader Explodes Like Grenade, Takes Off Shooter’s Fingers

Most black powder muzzleloaders come with instructions that emphatically warn you to not use anything other than black powder, and any seasoned shooter will tell you that swapping powders can be a recipe for disaster. The Indiana Department of Natural...

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