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Gear for the western hunter. Gear reviews, highlights and information.


Sig Sauer Electro Optics BDX

Sig Sauer Electro Optics BDX

Sig Sauer Electro Optics has brought some game-changing technology to the hunting market with their Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX) rangefinder and riflescope. The system uses your ballistics, environmental conditions, and Bluetooth to illuminate the exact holdover dot...
Outfitting Your UTV: Part 2

Outfitting Your UTV: Part 2

A Quick Recap In our first installment of our UTV series, we outfitted our project UTV with essential equipment for hunting the West. We covered the basics with a roof, skid plate, lower doors, and a half wind-screen to offer the minimum protection from the elements....
Barrel Length 101

Barrel Length 101

Evaluate and question everything In our recent history, only military and police snipers used short-barreled rifles to aid in concealment of the shooter. Hunters didn’t seem too concerned about concealing their position when rifle hunting (mostly because deer not...
Outfitting Your UTV: Part 1

Outfitting Your UTV: Part 1

UTV’s have become incredibly popular with outdoorsmen recently. They carry us into remote, rough, and difficult places with relative ease compared to full-sized vehicles. UTV’s come in many shapes and sizes, with feature sets geared to suit target audiences from...
The Mathews Vertix

The Mathews Vertix

Showing that huge strides in archery technology are still possible Five years ago, I was invited to a Q&A with Matt McPherson, founder of Mathews. It is hard to argue that any other archery company has revolutionized bow design more than Mathews over the last 30...