In case you haven’t noticed, there’s been a surge of interest these days in taking game at extreme ranges. As to what constitutes extreme range, that’s highly subjective, and in large part depends on one’s field and range experience, as well as equipment. I mean, to the guy who’s spent a lifetime hunting whitetails in tight cover and uses a lever-action .30/30 pushing traditional flat-point bullets, 200 yards would be extreme range. An experienced shooter, on the other hand, behind a Continue reading Long Range, Dangerous Game-Tack Drivers and Big Bores
Traveling to hunting camp or the range to sight in your crossbow can be difficult without the right case. Soft cases don’t provide a lot of protection, and many hard cases can be oversized and clumsy. That was a major cue for Americase to design and manufacture a breakdown crossbow case that provides a new level of functionality and security.
“We discovered during our research that most of today’s crossbows are breakdown models so we went to the drawing board and came up with a crossbow case that is less than 62 linear inches, so it can be checked luggage on most airlines without having to pay an oversize fee,” said Mars Freudenberg, Sporting Case Sales Manager at Americase. The EC Series is a rugged welded aluminum case that features a lift out panel that holds the bow and foot stirrup and a lower compartment that contains the stock, quiver with bolts and storage for additional items such as spare strings etc. The case also features a spring loaded handle, heavy duty key locking flip latches and a water and dust resistant seal.
It seems an odd thing, 128 years after the advent of smokeless powder, to be reporting progress in black-powder technology. Black powder has been around for a thousand years. What more could there be to learn? Continue reading AN ODD PROGRESS
Hunters, ranchers and offroad enthusiasts have a new addition for their offroad wish list. Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has announced a new utility vehicle: the 2015 Viking VI EPS six-person SxS. The extended cab Viking VI combines Yamaha performance and durability with comfortable space for six. Every Yamaha Viking and Viking VI is being assembled in the U.S.A. at Yamaha’s factory in Newnan, Georgia, for worldwide distribution.
The new Viking VI is perfect for off-road duty and features the Yamaha Ultramatic transmission, On-Command four-wheel drive and a powerful 700cc engine that provides 600 pounds of hauling and 1,500 pounds of towing capability. Continue reading Yamaha Announces New Viking VI SxS for 2015