If it is a shooting sport, the “How-To” Gun Girl will try it out and explain it all.
Ever shot one arrow through another? If you are serious about archery or bowhunting, I bet you have. Once you get consistent, your shots start to get closer and closer together until – bam! – a vane or nock gets ruined by shots too close together. Arrows with damaged vanes can fly differently than intact […]
If you have ever worn a custom-tailored dress or suit, you know how good “custom” can feel. With a firearm, we might be tempted to defer to a “gun tailor” to get a custom feel. While there are definitely things I want a gunsmith to do for my rifle (rebarreling, for example), there are 4 […]
Shooters looking to take their games to the next level might be tempted to stock up on ammo and hit their ranges for more trigger time. They might try to have a coach or teammate watch their techniques and provide feedback. Perhaps shooters might even search online for advice on the particular skills they are […]
In a previous acronym-filled post about individual first aid kits, I introduced the concept of the IFAK. Popular with soldiers, the IFAK is truly a useful tool for us civilians too. Especially on the range or in the field, bringing an IFAK on your adventures undoubtedly ups your preparedness in an emergency situation. Follow these […]
I love turkey hunting. The call and response, the woods in the spring, the taste of bacon-wrapped turkey meatloaf … Excuse me, I had to wipe the drool off my keyboard. That’s a Pavlovian response to the phrase “turkey meatloaf.” Now back to turkey hunting. The past several spring gobbler seasons I tried with no […]
Remember taking a first aid course through school or the scouts? I can still remember parts of my 7th grade first aid class. Some of the things I recall were important, but others … not so much. Deciding when to call 911 (very important!), wrapping bandages (sort of important), and learning the surprising fact that […]