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ATI Alpha Shotguns

American Tactical Imports (ATI) was showing a pair of new shotguns at the recent NASGW show in Little Rock, Arkansas. The new Alpha shotguns are semi-auto guns that use an inertia recoil system. Two models will be offered initially. The Sport model has a polymer stock and fore arm. Show More Summary

Thoughts on Update

Topps Series 3 is out, and here are some cards I purchased! I spent more money on cards last Saturday than I had the entire summer combined, and that included my first pack purchases from 2014 Topps Update. I bought 5 loose (Target)Show More Summary

Karjakin and Caruana victorious in round 6 at Tashkent Memorial

Sergey Karjakin defeated Anish Giri in round 7 of the FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent to reverse the negative trend after two consecutive losses.In the clash between the winners of previous FIDE Grand Prix in Baku, Fabiano Caruana and Boris...Show More Summary

2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Calvin Coolidge

  The 2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Calvin Coolidge includes an uncirculated Calvin Coolidge Presidential $1 Coin and a Grace Coolidge Bronze Medal bearing a likeness of the First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are held in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations […]

North Eastern Arms Compact Carbine Stock

A few companies have been showcasing their firearms with this compact carbine stock. Troy has their M7A1.     LWRC has their PDW     Well this stock is actually made by a Canadian company called North Eastern Arms. My FFL got one in and I got to play around with it in his garage. Show More Summary

Field Rescue and Evacuation from the Canadian Rockies after a Close Call

Global Rescue member Steven Huskey was on a hunting trip to the Canadian Rockies when suddenly things went very, very wrong. “During a steep, snowy descent through the Canadian Rockies in pursuit of an elusive bighorn sheep, I found myself sliding d...

POTD: M1A On The Farm

Griff sent us this nifty photo of him shooting 350 yard targets his Springfield M1A Socom 16? with a Aimpoint PRO mounted atop. He is on his cousins farm in Lancaster, OH. The post POTD: M1A On The Farm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Round 3 Press ReleaseThe third round of the 18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Open Chess Tournament upset some of the leaders. Last year’s winner GM Alexander Delchev (2633) lost against the lower rated FM Ludwig Deglmann (2340). Show More Summary

Sora! Sora! Sora!

I realize that no one wants to hear about other people’s lists. It can be boring, for sure, but my...

Indexing Your Temple

In the past month or so, there have been some bantering about the legitimacy of indexing your temple while using a pistol. Earlier we posted about one training group’s technique of indexing your cheek. Aaron Cowen, over at Moderno,  explains the specific use and necessity of this technique. Show More Summary

Tute Tuesday: Upcycled Car Trash Bag with Liner

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

Are you like me? Your car is an absolute mess? There are bags everywhere, maybe an empty cup or two rolling around the floor…for years my husband swore that I had a small family of opossums living in my car. I reminded him that they counted as passengers and I could drive in the carpool […]

New Hybrid Solar Cell Battery Takes Aim at Solar Power’s Energy Storage Problem

As the world seeks alternatives to fossil fuels, scientists, entrepreneurs and government leaders are pushing to develop cheap, clean energy. Wind-harnessing turbines are increasingly found in many parts of the world. Solar panels can be seen on more and more rooftops as budget and energy-conscious homeowners take advantage of government […]

Car Thieves Use Handheld Electronics to Steal Keyless Cars

A growing number of car thefts involve criminals using equipment to reprogram remote entry keys

Wired To Hunt 2014 – The Shorts: A Preview of the Hunt for Jawbreaker

By Mark Kenyon This year in addition to our usual full webisodes for Wired To Hunt, we’re producing a parallel series of videos called “The Shorts”. These videos will be short updates and sneak peaks into our season, covering various story-lines between our larger episodes. Today, we’re sharing our first of these short videos. That said, here […]

The SAL SLR: The Canadian .30 Cal. Self-Loader You Never Knew Existed

MilArt blog has an excellent piece on experimental Canadian small arms. Included are very high resolution photos of the SAL SLR, the late war/post-war Canadian selfloading rifle effort. Be sure to follow the link and read the whole thing. Show More Summary

Monsters, Monsters Everywhere

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

Friday is Halloween, and all the monsters will come out to play. Craftster has plenty of monsters lurking on the boards. Take a look! These costumes of the characters from the beloved children’s book Where the Wild Things Are are just incredible! sjeanette made the outfits and masks for each of the characters, including Max. […]

Big Sit 2015 Results

Well, it was close. The 2015 Whipple Bird Club Big Sit in the birding tower at Indigo Hill started off slower than expected. Snowy tree crickets and other assorted singing insects created just enough white noise to make it hard to hear the calls of night migrating birds overhead. Show More Summary

Stu’s Quick-Tie Sculpin Tube Fly – Tying Instructions

When we asked you, what you would like to see more of on our blog, many of you suggested we run more step by step fly tying posts. Some of you were a little more specific, requesting tying instructions on some of our favorite sculpin patterns. A few of you even requested information on tying […]

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