Archive for 2012 SHOT Show

The Good Old Days?

When I was young (how I regret that phrase), the old guys used to bore me with stories of how much better the hunting was, how much better the guns were, how much better—and simpler—cars and trucks were or even how much prettier the girls were when they were young. Now that I am among the old guys I am sometimes tempted to wax similarly. But was it really better 20, 30, 40 or even 50 years ago?

January 31, 2012

Post-SHOT Thoughts

Well the 1,000-mile drive is done, and after a few days of respite I no longer feel as if my feet have been cut off by a chainsaw. I had plenty of time to assess the SHOT Show during my drive back home.

January 24, 2012

Day 3 SHOT Show Recap

Day 3 of SHOT Show has drawn to a close, and while the AmericanHunter.org staff is in desperate need of nap, our team has put together a list of all the great new products, news and celebrity sightings we stumbled upon while pounding the show floor.

January 19, 2012

Thompson/Center Dimension Bolt-Action Platform

Thompson/Center is changing the way consumers think about bolt-action rifles with its new Dimension bolt-action platform. The Dimension features interchangeable barrels and other components that allow users to to change calibers—.204 Ruger to .300 Win. Mag.—while still maintaining Minute-of-Angle accuracy.

January 18, 2012

Spotted: Bear Grylls of "Man Vs. Wild"

Alert: Bear sighting at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nev.!

January 18, 2012