Category Archives: Gear & Equipment

Rattlecan Camo, Part 2

Well as usual life got in the way of pleasure…  Anyway, I finally got around to trying out the MultiCam paint job on a rifle.  Excuse the poor cell phone picture, I was being lazy.  I think the rifle looks … Continue reading

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Rattlecan Camo

Recently I’ve been poking around the Lightfighter Forums.  One post that caught my eye was this one on painting your rifle.  I’ve also been going through a recent gear whore phase.  As we all know, any self-respecting gear whore must … Continue reading

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Gift Review

This past gift giving season, I received from my wife the gift of motorless transportation:  A Trek 7100 bicycle.  It’s a “hybrid” bike, not quite a mountain bike, not quite a road bike.  It seems to be a decent mix … Continue reading

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Extra Stabby!

I recently placed an order with LA Police Gear for some clothing items. On a whim, I added a Gerber Guardian knife to my cart. It arrived yesterday: It’s a nice little dagger, double edged with a very sharp point. … Continue reading

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Cleaning up

This is not a snow post… I’ve spent the last two days preparing my house for sale. One “task” was to clean and organize the basement. The basement is the home for all of my “stuff” – guns, magazines, ammo, … Continue reading

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Status Check

I know I promised more frequent posts, but real life continues to beckon… We made it through the familial obligations in one piece, even bringing in some nice swag in the process. My wife surprised me with a nice compressor, … Continue reading

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It’s not full yet, Hermit!

Back from hunting. It was an enjoyable, yet totally unsuccessful trip in terms of filling the ice box. The only deer I saw were the two that jumped in front of the Jeep on the drive to camp. I angled … Continue reading

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New Survival Gear

Alright, so it’s not nearly as sexy as a new rifle, but it’s taken me a long time to convince the wife we needed one. Largely, I did so by keeping the kitchen freezer so full we couldn’t find anything. … Continue reading

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Safariland 6004 Drop-Leg Holster – First Impressions

I purchased a Safariland 6004 drop leg holster in anticipation of taking a rifle class next year. The purpose of a drop leg holster is to move the pistol slightly lower than belt level, so that you can access it … Continue reading

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This week’s preps

I made the trip up to the range today. The trip was a disappointment – the pistol pit was reserved for a pistol team practice (unpublished on the club schedule), there were a lot of people there, and it was … Continue reading

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