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Outdoors (Bloggers & Personal)

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  • Texas Man almost stepped on this Humongous Rattlesnake

    10/17/2017 5:08:54 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/17/2017 | C Bailey
    this is why you should own a pair of snake boots in Texas… Rattlesnakes are no joke, especially when they grow to this size. This hunter was just a few inches away from having a really bad day when he spotted this incredible snake around Zapata, Texas. Luckily, he spotted what lay ahead right before things were about to go down. The rattlesnake never even rattled, but he happened to spot it when he was a step away. And good thing he did, because it looks like it could have done some damage. At almost 6 foot an 7 inches,...
  • 5 Stop N Rob Thwart Gif’s to Laugh about

    10/16/2017 7:22:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/16/2017 | J Hines
    Stop n Rob is getting harder for would be robbers to stop by and grab some free cash. Store clerks are coming out of the woodwork to make it their own store and not to be messed with. Customers too, also want a piece of the action. (not true) Customers enjoy coming in for their quick snacks and don’t want someone (robbers) to mess up their day and the store. Here are 5 funny Stop N Rob gif’s: You messing with me?Damm, was just asking for the bathroom.Man's Best Friend! Seriously, this all funny after the fact, however, it was...
  • Epic Wild Hog shot in Thermal

    10/16/2017 4:54:46 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 19 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/16/2017 | E Nestor
    This invasive nuisance got some lead medicine, courtesy of high tech – a thermal-imaging scope. Brad Korando shared this action-packed video on Facebook. This is a wild hog that paid the ultimate price for gluttony. Sneaking into the woods at night, this hunter was well-armed for this hungry, invasive hog. A thermal-imaging scope caught the fat hog feeding on corn in the crosshairs. Then, one shot rings out, followed by another. A geyser of blood pours from this feral beast, and this guy caught it all on video. Wild hogs are invasive nightmares that cause destruction to both wildlife and...
  • Tannerite becomes Dodgeball

    10/13/2017 9:11:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/13/2017 | Johnzo
    When shooting Tannerite becomes a game of dodgeball with mother nature. A day on the range turned into an impromptu game of dodgeball with mother nature after a Tannerite explosion sends a large rock flying directly at the shooter. It’s hard to tell from the video, but the Tannerite seems like far away to be at a safe distance. After making the shot, the shooter and his cameraman notice a dark shape approaching them at a pretty good speed. He soon realizes the shape is actually a rock about the size of his head. Dodgeball! See the tannerite dodgeball video...
  • Be Amaze of what Saiga-12 can do to Cars

    10/13/2017 5:14:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/13/2017 | E Nestor
    Saiga-12 shotguns are incredible weapons. When they target these cars, we all get a great show. Watch as these guys use Saiga-12 shotguns for some serious destruction in this action-packed video. I’ll admit there’s not much logic to this video but it sure is fun watching these cars get banged up. YouTuber anderRuskov shared a video of cars being shot up by 12-gauge buckshot loads. The weapons of choice are semi-automatic Saiga-12 shotguns loaded up with 20-round drum magazines. The Saiga-12 shotgun has quite an interesting design. It’s essentially a beefed-up AK-47 rifle chambered with 12-gauge shotgun loads. This smoothbore...
  • Full Auto BB Guns

    10/12/2017 10:45:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/12/2017 | E Nestor
    With all these negative gun news, did you know that full-auto BB Guns are legal? Cheap and easily available full-auto BB Guns are pretty awesome. These replica (MP40, Beretta, Uzi) full-auto BB Guns are so much like the real deal, but without the annoying federal paperwork. Backyard fun has never been so awesome. These certainly are not the same Daisey BB Guns from your childhood. Watch see why full-auto BB Guns are worth checking out.
  • Can you Suppress a .50 caliber enough to shoot indoor?

    10/12/2017 8:03:07 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/12/2017 | T Smola
    You’re probably thinking “no way”, but Youtuber Eric of IraqVeteran8888 shoots one indoor. It just goes to show, there seems to be no firearm that can’t be fitted with a suppressor these days. It’s hard to tell from a video exactly how much quieter this suppressor (Aklys Hayde) made this rifle. But the fact that Eric was able to fire this 50 caliber twice back-to-back indoor without hearing protection says a lot! We're just wondering what kind of extreme suppressor will be built next to top this one! See the suppressed .50 cal shot indoor video here.
  • World's Fastest Shooter vs Bump Fire Stock

    10/12/2017 5:21:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/12/2017 | D Zimmerman
    Ever since the Las Vegas shooting and Senator Diane Feinstein introduced her bill to ban bump fire stocks, claims have been made about the speed at which semi-automatic rifles can be made to fire while using these ATF-approved accessories. Defenders pointed out that in order to simulate full-auto fire, you don’t need a bump fire stock . . You can achieve the same rates of fire with a rubber band. Or a belt loop as seen on Youtube channels. But what many really wanted to see was someone with serious skills to fire an un-aided semi-auto AR to see what...
  • Why you never wear a Wedding Ring in a Deer Stand

    10/11/2017 8:44:43 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 25 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 10/11/2017 | C Bailey
    <p>Sitting in a 10-20 foot deer stand has some dangers, but don’t let this be one. Many people are married, and many of those people hunt. Word to the wise… buy a QALO ring, or just leave your wedding ring at home when in the stand.</p>
  • Would you Shoot a Buck Mounting a Doe?

    10/11/2017 7:11:37 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 48 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/11/2017 | C Raleigh
    Here’s a case many deer hunters have seen while hunting before having to make a split-second decision as to whether or not they should take this shot. Should you shoot a buck that’s clearly mounted on a doe or let it go? You make the call. Sporting men and women enjoy the fair chase and take the shot nature provides them. But sometimes, nature provides the unexpected shot. What would you do in this situation? Read the rest of the story and see the shoot a buck mounting a doe video here.
  • 10 Best Compact Handguns for Everyday Carry

    10/11/2017 5:45:30 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 49 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/11/2017 | J Hines
    A concealed carry license deserves reliable and top of the line handguns. However, with a huge market to choose from this can be a challenge. We stacked up 10 guns against each other to bring you our top carry handguns based on stopping power, weight, ease of use, and price. Using a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the best, you'll be able to compare the best of the best. In this article, we’re only covering compact handguns. Here are 10 ideal choices for the everyday carrier. Glock 26 Gen3 (9mm) Portability: 4Ease of Use: 5Weight: 3.5Affordability: 2Stopping Power: 3...
  • Top 5 Really Odd Guns

    10/10/2017 9:35:33 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 18 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/10/2017 | Eric
    These are the 5 odd ball guns that you didn't know existed. Here are some pistols and rifles that made the list but to hear the full historic explanation behind it you'll have to see the video. You'll find some are mind boggling as to why build one in the first place. Steyer Hammer Model 1918 - Stripper Clip fed, no removable magazine, feed rounds integral into the handgrip from the top, caliber is between a 9mm and .38 Super sizeModel 755 Sahara Rifle - made by Harrison & Richardson, Single shot, Mauser style sights, after discharge the bolt stays...
  • Top 10 Guns you should never Sell

    10/10/2017 5:50:16 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 50 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/10/2017 | J Hofer
    Some guns are more valuable than others. You should hold onto these 10 guns if you already own them. Like in real estate when its a bull market with time, these guns get more valuable everyday. For most gun enthusiasts, it’s a rule of thumb to hold onto guns, and that’s especially true for these firearms. Here's a few: Colt Single Action Model 1873 – Value at $1500-$30KWalter P-38 – Value at $800-$3KM1 Garant – Value at $1,000-$6K+FM Browning Hi Power – Value at $800-$3K See the rest of the top 10 guns should not sell here.
  • Feared Iraqi Sniper who Killed more than 300 ISIS Fighters Dies

    10/10/2017 4:44:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/10/2017 | B Seay
    An Iraqi fighter known as “the sheikh of snipers” was killed last weekend in a battle with the Islamic State. Abu Tahsin al-Salhi had been fighting for more than four decades in the region, beginning with the 1973 Arab-Israeli war. He was killed in northwestern Iraq while trying to reclaim the town of Hawija from ISIS fighters, according to the Daily Mail. Tahsin had a grey beard, wore fingerless gloves, rode an off-road motorbike, and used an Austrian-manufactured Steyr rifle. Read the rest of the Iraqi sniper story here.
  • Check out this Crazy Russian Tactical Gun Shoot

    10/09/2017 8:15:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/9/2017 | J Hines
    Range safety is certainly not much of a thought in this shocking video. Soldiers train while firing live ammunition at each other. Witness this Russian tactical exercise that is nothing short of insane. That’s a gun range training video like no other! These soldiers are actually firing live ammunition at each other. Gun safety is thrown out the window in this action packed video. These guys are taking “train as you fight” just a little too far, see the full crazy Russian tactical shoot video here.
  • 7 Shotguns Kaboom

    10/09/2017 5:13:20 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/9/2017 | E Nestor
    Shotguns can kaboom just like any firearm can. Faulty loaded ammunition can be the death to a fine shotgun. These seven shotgun kabooms send these weapons to their doom. This skeet shooter had a nasty surprise waiting for him…Squib art A little destructive art.This shotgun was a total loss from a badly loaded shell.Now that is indeed a sad and scary sight. See the rest of the 7 shotguns kaboom here.
  • BREAKING: Gunbroker BANS Sale of Slidefire & Bumpfire Stocks

    10/07/2017 3:43:03 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 44 replies
    The Firearm Blog ^ | October 5, 2017 | Adam Scepaniak
    If you have been wanting to purchase a Slidefire, Bumpfire or similarly related stock because of recent events in the US you may have tried searching online. One of the most popular sites where people buy, sell and research pricing for products related to the firearm’s industry is Gunbroker.com among others. If you have been finding it difficult to find much, if any at all on Gunbroker, there is a reason why. Many users who were attempting to sell their Slidefire stocks received a message worded as such today around roughly 6:00 PM Central Standard Time: Dear Gunbroker User, The...
  • Buck Decoy Illegally shot by a 13 Yr old Boy

    10/06/2017 9:47:25 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/6/2017 | C Bailey
    Chalk up another win for the roadside buck decoy. IDNR (Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police) looks to stop roadside hunting and poaching, and this tool always seems to get the job done. Just ask this young boy (and his grandfather). If you devote countless hours of work, sweat, and thought to your deer hunting, stories of illegal hunting and poaching irk you like nothing else in this world. Illinois Department of Resources officers are often on the lookout to stop these things, and man did they get this one quick. According the the Illinois Department of Natural Resources...
  • Revolvers: Ideal or Obsolete?

    10/06/2017 5:19:29 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 103 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/6/2017 | Chris Baker
    Are revolvers ideal or obsolete? This is somewhat less argued a question than the age old comparison of 9mm v .45 but still worthy of discussion. Lucky Gunner (Chris Baker) asked that question a couple weeks ago and we figured we’d share this with you. Short excerpt from the video: "The prevailing sentiment…was that the revolver are kind of like the every man gun. It should be the go-to firearm for the average civilian who wants something for personal protection and semi-autos are probably best reserved for more dedicated shooters. These two perspectives might seem pretty incompatible on the surface,...
  • Gutted fish urr Zombie Fish

    10/05/2017 10:51:07 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 15 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 10/5/2017 | C Buckner
    What happens when you put a gutted, dead fish back in the water? Apparently it swims on its own! Maybe, its like the chicken running around after the head has been chopped off. This video footage of a fish that has been completely gutted and had the meat filleted from its sides and is then dropped back into the water. It is crazy what happens next. While this seems completely crazy, there must be a reasonable explanation. Either the fish was not actually dead, and was just quickly gutted while still alive, or like many animals, its body can continue...