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All New Mathews Vertix – Gear 101

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Learn more at https://www.mathewsinc.com/vertix/ Last year, Mathews took the archery world by storm when they introduced their award-winning Triax. And now, they’ve outdone themselves with the all-new Vertix. The new Vertix features the same highly-efficient Crosscentric Cam system found on the Triax, but one key difference can be found in the cam modules or mods, for short. They call it SwitchWeight Technology. This patent-pending design enables shooters to increase or decrease draw weight in 5-pound …

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Steel Wire vs Synthetic Winch Rope

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WARN synthetic rope, such as its Spydura line, is made from an ultra-high molecular polyethylene material. It receives a coat of urethane that helps protect the rope from the effects of ultra-violet rays and chemicals, two enemies of synthetic rope. The rope also includes a sliding sleeve to help protect it from wear and abrasion while winching. All WARN truck and SUV winches equipped with synthetic rope should be used with a hawse fairlead.  Synthetic …

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5 Tips for Accuracy – It’s All In Your Head

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The Take-away Yesterday as I write this a six-point bull walked out of my scope field at 280 yards. He vanished in an organic mesh of alder 9 feet thick. I sighed as others party to the event whispered, “Can’t believe he didn’t shoot. I’d ‘a’ hammered that bull. Won’t get a chance like that again soon.” Counting me, we were four people: four times as many as needed to shoot an elk or pass …

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Gear 101: Flying With Weapons

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Have Case Will Travel Flying commercially isn’t exactly a good time. If you to plan bring along a rifle or bow, things might get weird, for both you and TSA, which could lead to missed flights or worse. Knowing the rules and regulations is key. We’ll walk you through the basics. Before you fly Read TSA guidelines on traveling with firearms. Printing them out and bringing them with you to the airport can help provide …

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Gear 101: Eberlestock M5 Team Elk Pack

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In 2013 the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation teamed up with Eberlestock to create the ultimate elk hunting pack. The result is a versatile, innovative and durable pack designed to get your gear into elk country, then, if things go well, help you get that gear and meat back out. This lightweight pack features a meat shelf, rifle scabbard and state of the art camo pattern. Nothing has been overlooked as this pack was tailor made …