Archive for keith wood

Bird Hunting Etiquette

New to the sport? Don't worry, just follow these 10 etiquette guidelines to avoid committing a hunting faux pas.

September 10, 2012

Rust Bluing: Can You Do it At Home? Part II

By Keith Wood

Read Rust Bluing: Can You Do It At Home? Part 1

September 10, 2012

Rust Bluing: Can you do it at home?

By Keith Wood

Rust Bluing: Is it really the gun finish for the hobbyist?

August 31, 2012

BullShooters Book Review: Essential Liberty

By Keith Wood

BullShooters Book Review: Essential Liberty

August 17, 2012

Lone Star Tick: Hoax, or Fate Worse Than Death?

The Potential CrisisLike most hunters, I pursue game not just for the thrill of the chase, but due to a love of meat. In a cruel twist of irony, spending time in the woods can put you at risk for a lifetime meat allergy courtesy of the Lone Star Tick bite.

August 02, 2012

Is "Dangerous Game Hunting" Really That Dangerous?

The Myth: Dangerous game hunting isn’t really that dangerous.

July 16, 2012

Survival Gear for the Hunter

No matter how prepared you may be, there's always a chance for disaster when in the field. Should that time come, you'll want to be equipped for survival.

July 11, 2012

Is Handloading Obsolete?

By Keith Wood

Myth: You must handload to get the maximum performance out of your hunting gun.

June 20, 2012

Gator Hunting in the Sunshine State

Alligator hunts can provide an opportunity to chase prey that can very much bite back.

June 11, 2012

Glocks for Hunting?

Glocks for Hunters?

May 31, 2012

Staying in Shape in the Off-Season

Summer can be used to ensure that you’re fit enough to enjoy outdoor pursuits safely and without discomfort—you don't want to fall behind your buddies, do you?

May 22, 2012

Have Hunters Been Regulated Away from Air Travel?

How do you pack all of your hunting gear for a flight?

May 10, 2012

Does Firelapping Work? Part 2

The Results: Firelapping clearly improved the accuracy of this revolver as you can see from this table. The kit worked as-advertised (though to save time, I did have to buy the 280 grit compound which was not included) and produced excellent results. This process isn’t brain surgery, if you follow the instructions in Beartooth’s manual—you can do this at home.

April 27, 2012

Does Firelapping Work? Part 1

The Background: Ever since I read Ross Seyfried’s piece on “Firelapping” in an old issue of Guns & Ammo, I’ve been intrigued by the process. These days, Beartooth Bullets sells a complete firelapping kit which helps unlock the mystery for first-time firelappers.

April 20, 2012

Leupold 15-30x50mm Compact Spotting Scope Review

The aptly named 15-30x Compact is small in size and light in weight, but big on capability.

April 17, 2012