Archive for keith wood

Federal Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded 10mm Auto

When it comes to handgun hunting, there is only one factory-loaded semi-auto cartridge that Keith Wood considers a serious contender for use on deer-sized big game: 10mm Auto. Federal Premium set out to develop a 10mm projectile that would penetrate deeply, expand reliably and retain a significant portion of its weight to maintain terminal momentum. How did it stack up afield? Read on to find out.

December 18, 2014

How Do You Compare Riflescopes?

How do you objectively compare and evaluate the subjective qualities of a riflescope?

December 16, 2014

Do Grizzlies Stalk Hunters?

We’ve all looked over our shoulders when in grizzly bear habitat, especially when we’re elbow-deep in deer or elk blood after a successful hunt—but do bears actually stalk hunters hoping to steal a meal?

December 02, 2014

5 Crazy Whitetail Tactics That Can Save Your Season

Here are five strategies that may be a bit out of the ordinary, but could help you salvage your season.

November 21, 2014

Hardware: Burris Veracity 4X-20X -50mm

The 4X-20X-50mm Burris Veracity is a big scope, but it offers a lot of features that will help long-range hits on varmints, predators and targets become a reality if the shooter does his or her part.

November 12, 2014

Ruger No. 1-S 9.3x62mm

This year, Ruger paired their classically styled No. 1-S Medium Sporter with a truly classic cartridge: the 9.3x62mm. How did it stack up when taken afield? Find out in this complete review from Keith Wood.

October 15, 2014

What Happens After You Field Dress a Deer?

Unless you’re a very adventurous, or very hungry, hunter or cook, you probably don’t bring the stomach, intestines, lungs, etc. home to cook. So, just what happens to said remains? Keith Wood's game camera painted a pretty clear picture.

September 22, 2014

What Does Hunting Really Do For African Game?

We’ve all heard, discussed, and repeated the claim that “hunting is good for the species,” but how long does it take? The BullShooters provide an answer.

July 18, 2014

Leupold CDS Dial and Custom Reticle

Available as a factory option on many Leupold models and as a Custom Shop addition to a number of existing, already purchased scopes, the CDS replaces the elevation turret cap with a low-profile, click-adjustable dial.

June 11, 2014

Why is My Scope Out of Adjustment?

So you've mounted a scope on your brand new rifle and can’t get it zeroed because it’s run out of adjustment. What do you do next? The BullShooters provide an answer.

June 11, 2014

The .280 Ackley Improved

Developed by P.O. Ackley and Fred Huntington and known previously by a variety of names such as the “.280 Rem. Ackley Improved 40 degrees,” the .280 Ackley Improved is a more recent addition to the list of wildcat cartridges gone legitimate.

May 20, 2014

Why Would Anyone Want to Hunt With a "Silencer?"

A columnist with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was baffled as to why hunters might want to use a suppressor with their firearm. Keith Wood supplies the answer in this latest edition of "BullShooters."

April 10, 2014

Is the LifeProof iPhone Case Really “Lifeproof?"

LifeProof advertises its iPhone as “waterproof, shockproof, snowproof, and dirtproof." Keith Wood decided to test each of those claims. Read on to see how his case—and, as such, his cell phone—fared over the course of a year.

January 07, 2014

Pull Trigger, No Bang

Customizing a rifle is a great idea—but don't wait until the last minute to do the work. Otherwise, you might learn some lessons a little too late.

November 05, 2013

Do the “Ten Black Kings” Exist?

In the novel "Point of Impact," acclaimed author Stephen Hunter describes a special set of pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 rifles called "The Ten Black Kings." Do these rifles exist or are they a figment of Mr. Hunter's imagination? The Bullshooters decided to find out.

October 16, 2013