Category: Other Gear & Gadgets

Away on holiday

I am going on holiday for two weeks and will not be able to post until 16 December. Please check back then. Unfortunately I will not have internet access for most of the time I am away and I will not be able to respond to email.

Many Thanks…

…to all the veterans now and those in the past who have made the world a better place. Since WWI there is barely a country in the world who does not, in part, owe their freedom to American Veterans. Thank you for your sacrifice.

Deer Bait

Deer like pumpkin 🙂 From Kit John and I went hunting two days ago and saw ONE deer. This morning on one four mile stretch of road in town, I counted 14 does and 1 buck. Clearly we just need to go out into our own yards to fill our tickets. I dunno whose yard [Read More…]

Microsoft Gun Club

I was not aware that Microsoft employees had their own gun club until SayUncle pointed it out in a comment on his blog! Apparently they are quite active. In 2000 they donated at least $100,000 to the NRA. Microsoft matched the employee contribution. From The NRA [Read More…]

Medieval Archery

I came across a fascinating article discussing medieval archery, specifically the English victory over the French at the battle of Agincourt in 1415 which was won by the English longbow archers. Henry had approximately 5,000 archers at Agincourt, and a stock of about [Read More…]

Choosing a good knife

Knifes and hunting seem to go together. I have a modest collection of knives for use general DIY and for hunting. Dave Markowitz over at the Survival & Emergency Preparedness blog has an interesting post about choosing a knife for survival. Something evey hunter [Read More…]