Any fair-minded shooter interested in clever cartridge design and efficient performance must respect the rarely seen 284 Winchester. This “short-fat” case pushing high B.C. bullets was decades ahead of its time. In practical terms, the 284 Winchester is no … [Read more...] about Mysterious, Magical, Disappearing 284 Winchester
A tough scope is a good scope because durability is job one. Bright is nice and a high zoom range can be handy -- but not if that scope can't hold zero. I learned that the hard way in a freezing rain with a Winchester Super X3 12 gauge in my semi-frozen hands. I'd … [Read more...] about A Tough Scope is Good Scope
by Ron Spomer Ron Spomer's blog on this site has been eclectic, somewhat entertaining and (I hope) educational -- but irregular. It's about to become regular. Regular as in "consistent" rather than "prunes." Regular in coverage of shooting, hunting, guns, ammo, optics, … [Read more...] about Spomer Reboots Blog!
Our little "guess the place" contest proved too easy. We imagined readers would need a half dozen clues before figuring this one out. After all, how many of us have seen this isolated lake at the base of the highest peak in Alaska's Brook's Range, 9,020-foot … [Read more...] about Mystery Lake Revealed
Here's a critter you might see drinking from the Mystery Lake shown in my previous blog. Don't be sheepish. Go to http://ow.ly/tbmqb and hazard a guess. … [Read more...] about Clue To Mystery Lake