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My Danner Mountain Light II hiking boots on the plane ride back. A little dirty but none-the-worse for wear.

How Many Miles Do You Walk At SHOT Show?

The annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT) is a mammoth affair. I'm talking epic. Hosted by the Sands Convention Center in the Venetian / Palazzo Hotel complex in Las Vegas, the SHOT event takes up all one million square feet of … [Read More...]

The new Glock 40 MOS 10mm (top) and G41 MOS .45 ACP (bottom)

Glock Goes Optical and Adds a New 10mm Powerhouse

There’s been much speculation about what Glock may or may not announce at the 2015 SHOT Show. Single stack 9mm, the Glock 1911 and pocket polymer flamethrower have all been tossed around as potential product announcements. Well, at the pre-SHOT media … [Read More...]

You'll notice that Patrick has a bunch of brass in the air. That's because this particle rifle is select fire.

Happiness Is a Full Auto 300 Blackout

Happiness Is a Full Auto 300 Blackout. Suppressed of course... I had a chance to shoot the brand new Sig MCX here at SHOT Show. It comes is several variants including a rifle, short-barreled rifle (SBR) and pistol. The model shown here is the … [Read More...]

Danner Mountain Light II boots

These Boots Were Made for Walkin’

I picked up this pair of classic Danner hiking boots after touring the Danner factory back on November. Seeing the handcrafting process in detail gave me a major itch to try out a classic pair of stitched down sole boots.  I scratched that itch with … [Read More...]

Image: National Shooting Sports Foundation

‘Twas the Night Before SHOT Show

'Twas the night before Shot Show, And all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, Except for my spouse. The luggage was packed, In the car with great care, In hopes that St. Nugent Soon would be there. The vendors were … [Read More...]