South African Airways: No-Go for Guns

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Flying through the UK to Africa to hunt, I had a minor hiccup at Heathrow. In case you didn’t know, The Land of Hope and Glory does NOT like firearms….

Gun Review: Bug-A-Salt 2.0

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As Memorial Day weekend approached, I thought I’d pick up a new B-B-Q gun. Not wanting another Colt Python or Smith & Wesson wheel gun, I wanted unique. I wanted an assault…

Tom at the Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno

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While most of the TTAG crew was at the SHOT Show, I was chasing my passion in Reno at the other outdoor exhibition scheduled last week…the Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep…

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Fall Hunting: Chasing Elk to Hell and Back

This year, my lifelong hunting buddy and I decided to make a change and quit trying to find the elk in the thick forests of the Oregon coast. We put…

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My Father’s Rifle: Keeping the Tradition Alive

Two months ago, I lost a friend, mentor, and hunting partner. He taught me the fundamentals of shooting starting at around age six. He also taught me many other things…

Weekend Project: DIY Steel Target Hangers

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Recently, Joe Grine posted a story featuring the above Rogue Shooting Targets t-post target hangars. While they’re a great idea, I thought the price seemed a bit high. I tend to…

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Obscure Object of Desire: The Ithaca Auto & Burglar Gun

While in central Oregon looking at some properties recently, I stopped by a buddy’s house to drop off some ammo and a jug of his favorite hooch. After catching up on…

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Obscure Object of Desire: Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless (1st Model) in .32 S&W

Last weekend, I was at a friend’s mancave discussing some business. As usual, the topic of guns came up. As I was getting ready to leave he said he had…

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Hunting the Elusive Wanderer

While recovering from shoulder surgery, I was getting pretty grumpy sitting at home with a hunting license, deer and elk tags yearning to be filled. I had drawn a deer tag…

The Hunt is Over: Tom Finds His Double Rifle

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Some of you may recall, I went to the Safari Club International convention back in February. I was looking for a good rifle to take on safari. I have been…

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My Name Is Tom And I’m A Hunter

I am a hunter. I don’t apologize for that. I eat meat. I love to eat meat. And I love to hunt. I also love to shoot guns. So I…

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Gear Review: GunfightersINC Kenai Chest Holster

During a recent hunting expedition, my friend Dave had a really neat chest harness holster for his GLOCK brand GLOCK. I became intrigued and started looking around.  What I didn’t…