Tag: Safety

Shotgun Vs Rifle: Which is Better for Your Upcoming Deer Season?

Remington/Savage Arms
Shotgun vs Rifle for Deer

Is a shotgun or a rifle better for your upcoming deer season? When it comes to firearms for deer hunting, it seems like rifles are king. However, there is a rich history of using shotguns during deer season too. Both kinds of firearms are more than capable of downing whitetails and mule deer consistently. Whole

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Practice Makes Better

I’m 5 feet 2 inches, female, right-handed and left-eye dominant. Out-of-the-box firearms typically don’t fit me, and youth models have made poor substitutes. As if learning to shoot at a flying target, left handed, wasn’t difficult enough – throw in an ill-fitting gun and it becomes a recipe for frustration. I took up shooting and …

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‘Archery Tag’ Arrows Hit Harder Than You Might Think

YouTube: Archery Tag®
archery tag

Remember back when archery tag was a thing?  Did you ever get shot by one? If not, how hard do you think they actually hit? When it comes to playing action sports, most people stick with paintball. The paintballs make a mess and cause major bruises and welts on impact. That said, archery tag isn’t

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Federal Sharpshooters Take Down 159 Deer During Winter Deer Management Program in Syracuse


The deer management program for Syracuse, New York reported that 159 deer were taken in the city over the past winter. March brought forth the conclusion of the 2019-20 deer management program in Syracuse, but also assumptions that the process will be on-going, perhaps for several more years. According to New York Upstate, “Venison from

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8 of the Best .22 Pistols on the Market for Training and Plinking Fun

Ruger
.22 Pistols

These .22 pistols will provide hours of plinking fun. Rimfire rounds are some of our favorite guns to shoot. Ammo is cheap and recoil is light. We especially like .22 long rifle, which is ideal for teaching young shooters the basics of gun safety. It also gives them a chance to learn basic shooting mechanics

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Poorly Designed AR-15 Gun Lock Bypassed in Seconds with a Child’s Lego Figure

YouTube:LockPickingLawyer
AR-15 Lock

Is this one of the worst gun locks ever? When it comes to firearms safety, a good lock will help keep your weapon secure from children and anyone else you do not want using it. They are just a good idea if you have anyone in your home not trained in gun safety yet. Unfortunately,

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California Gives Temporary Thumbs Up to Online Hunter Education

YouTube:CDFW
Hunter Safety

California will allow hunter safety to be completed online temporarily. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to nearly every facet of life across the country. All over the country, hunter safety programs have been put on hold because of the virus. Now California is offering a reprieve for newer hunters that will ensure they

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World Record Attempt: 38 Water Balloons and One Arrow

YouTube/Guinness World Records

Watch archery trick shot legend Luigi Di Michele go for the world record: one arrow vs. 38 water balloons! Have you ever wondered how well an arrow would destroy a water balloon? According to the Guinness World Records YouTube Channel, “The most waterballoons burst with a single arrow is 38 and was achieved by Luigi

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Felony Charges Dropped for Teen Who Punched and Kicked Dying Deer in Pennsylvania


Deer Abuse Case

Felony charges dismissed for one teen in notorious Pennsylvania case. There is an update on a notorious deer abuse case out of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania and many people are not happy. The news station 6 WJAC reports Alexander Smith had felony charges for aggravated cruelty to animals dropped. He pleaded guilty to four summary offenses

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Guy Lights an Artillery Shell on the End of an Arrow

YouTube: Redneck Fails

Check out this wannabe hero’s take on the infamous exploding arrow trick. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want to try it. Well, just don’t. Fireworks are dangerous, y’all. In this video, we see someone displaying the worst example of shooting safety and ultimately paying for it. Watch the video below: Getting the 12-year-old kid to

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