Category Archives: Gear

Getting Ready

This year, for the first time in quite a while, I signed up for a Texas deer lease. I’ll be hunting on a ranch in good country, just west of the Pecos River, here in West Texas. This place is … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures, Gear, Outdoor Living, Projects, Rifles | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Thoughts on the Scout Rifle

Col. Jeff Cooper began to experiment with the concept that would come to be called the Scout Rifle in the 1960’s. Essentially, he wanted a light, powerful rifle that would be equally qualified to handle most hunting chores and also … Continue reading

Posted in Gear, Men At Arms, Personal Defense, Rifles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Afrikaner Luck

Somewhere south of Kimberley, South Africa… On my recent African hunt I was all set to hunt with the Mossberg Patriot rifle, in .308, and topped off with a really nice 3×9 scope. Trouble was… my scope cratered on me. Now … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures, Gear, History, Hunting, Outdoor Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Mossberg Patriot

This past week I spent several days at Gunsite shooting the Mossberg rifles. Since I already had an assignment from the American Rifleman, I spent the majority of my time with the Mossberg Patriot. Now you can go online and … Continue reading

Posted in Gear, Guns, Rifles, Training | Tagged , , , , , , | 96 Comments