The other day while testing a link on this site, I landed at a parked domain page and not the link I clicked on. Uh oh! A little searching pointed out that Varmint Hunter.org and Varmint Hunter Magazine have ceased to exist. According to an article at the site Varminter.com "About two weeks ago, rumors … Continue reading Varmint Hunter Magazine is no more
Stan and Ryan have graciously granted me "Blogger" status; having their trust is an honor. Thank you, Stan and Ryan.During my senior year of High School, way back in 1967, in the Peoples Republic of Carifornia (cation), we were advised: "by the year 2000 (who'd EVER live that long?), the world will experience a return … Continue reading “This is a test” . . . maybe . . .
This started today while I was looking for a micrometer that I had laid down while going to answer the phone…. I did find the mic, but it cost enough in time to buy at least another good one. I am not sure if this is the first or last stage of Alzheimer's but one … Continue reading From Dropped Barrels to Crowns
I found it interesting doing some work for a gentleman named Perry Nettle in Arkansas. I printed, sleeved and trued up a 700 action and we got to talking about shooting and it led to his involvement with Carlos Hathcock. Perry was nice enough to send me some pictures of Carlos at the shooting school … Continue reading Carlos Hathcock
First off a big thank you to all for the birthday posts. How old am I ??…… I will give you a time line. The year I was born Henry Ford patented a method of constructing plastic auto body’s, Battle of Midway ends and the Japanese loose, Kellogg’s Raisin Bran is introduced, St.Louis wins the … Continue reading Remember When
Looks like from here that the Hunting season and Christmas have now run into each other. Just 17 more days and Christmas will be here. Seems like only yesterday I was complaining how hot it was and heading for the NBRSA Nationals. From the looks of all the nice photos we are getting that most … Continue reading Hunting Seasons and Christmas
As one looks back at the changes that have happened in the bench rest world and in other areas one has to come up with the the idea that some were good and some were not so good. One only has to look at the automobile business and see some of the biggest changes and … Continue reading Talking about change in Benchrest
Not everyone likes change. Seems like the older one gets the harder it becomes. The first words are usually, Why, What fore, nothing wrong with the way it is. I know for one when the internet was in its infancy and son Ryan was still in college I could not see why he needed a … Continue reading Change – It CAN be Good!
Do you remember these phone numbers? Back when I was a lad this is what was used. I was recently paging thru a Sports Afield magazine dated September of 1952. My attention caught the many ads, but very few had phone numbers. Most had a mail address and requested you mail them. How things have … Continue reading Call Me- 8170 or 329J
During past match's I have noticed several different styles of double ear protection, custom inserts, extra noise blocking material added and all sorts of methods to eliminate noise on the firing line. My Peltor 7S have served well without any extra stuff but are about 10 years old. As is pretty much usual my wife … Continue reading Ear Protection PRO-EARS
This article is compiled from a great discussion thread on the old forum I thought it would be a make an interesting article. Steve Grosvenor asked: Just wondering if anybody can point me to where I would find out more info on the 30×47. From what I understand it's the near perfect Hunter class caliber? … Continue reading 30×47 Cartridge – A brief history
Here's where I am so far. Thanks for the help. Please tell me what else I need, or what's wrong. I've got a drawing of the 30BR from the Sierra site, the copy isn't very good. Thanks; joe b. The .30 BR (Bench Rest) (I'll start this by saying that I've never seen a 30BR … Continue reading 30 BR
There are 3 of the VT shooters who have been doing the Postal who are not on the Eggbeaters team. We get 12 to 15 guys at our monthly egg shoots (where we also shoot score targets) and I think last month 8 or 9 of them shot in the Postal. I can't figure why … Continue reading Have Everyones Postal Targets Arrived?
Does anyone know who this gentleman is and what it is all about ? It was sent to be by a anonymous source out in cyber space.