Category Archives: Product Evaluations

Occasionally I get to test something interesting. I don’t get paid to do this, although I get to play with some nice toys. It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it for you!

Ankle Concealment Holster for small semi-auto pistols

My AMT Backup .380 is a small enough semi-auto pistol to be properly termed a “pocket gun”, and the pocket holster I use with it is usually great for carrying it VERY concealed. As light as is is, however, there … Continue reading

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CVA Optima Muzzle Loading “Pistol”

OK, I know a “pistol” is properly a semi-auto, but CVA markets this single shot muzzle loader as such, so who am I to differ? When trying to get a deer this season with my Mossberg 500 pump muzzle loader … Continue reading

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Muzzle Loader Cleaning Aids

Muzzle loaders – even in line versions using pelletized powder – have “special” cleaning needs. The pre-saturated cleaning patches from Thompson Center are MUCH easier to use than trying to attach a dry patch to your cleaning rod and then … Continue reading

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Extend-A-Truck 2-In-1 Load Support

One of my regrets in trading my one ton dually truck in on a half-ton was going from an 8′ bed to a 5’5″ bed, thus loosing carry ability. One solution is simply to lower the tailgate and let the … Continue reading

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Dodge 3.0 Liter “Eco Diesel”

The half-ton Eco-diesel by Dodge powers a 4WD “light truck” with a fuel efficient V6 diesel engine that puts out 240 hp at 3600 RPM, and 420 ft lbs of torque at only 2000 RPM. The engine is a 24 … Continue reading

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Taking Stock Of An H&R Handi-Rifle

The Handi-Rifle series of break open single shot guns produced by Harrington-Richards/New England Firearms offers versatility that AMOST rivals the Thompson Center Contenders and Encore guns. Both are break open single shots that can be had with barrels in several … Continue reading

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GW Universal Gravity Feed Tube

Many – if not most – barrel-type corn “deer” feeders use a battery-powered spinner to “throw” corn some distance from the feeder, in a circular pattern. Most of these have timers that can be set to varying times of day, … Continue reading

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Majestic Arms Ruger .22 Slide Racker

Many semi-auto hand guns are difficult for some shooters to “rack” the action for loading a first round into the chamber, checking actual load status, or even opening the slide for cleaning the action. This can be a problem on … Continue reading

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HUNTER BANDOLEER REVOLVER HOLSTER

For roaming the woods – or for a holster that can quickly be “donned” for any sort of action – I prefer a shoulder holster. I don’t use the concealed carry type holster for my hunting guns, I like something … Continue reading

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PAPA G’s GUN SIGHT TAPE

Most know that I am not a fan of open sights on my hunting hand guns, as my eyes do not see as well as they used to. The only set of open sights I have not modified somehow are … Continue reading

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