Mission First Tactical Introduces the NEMO Rapid Assault Team Strap for the Battlelink™ Minimalist Stock

Originally posted on The LBM Blogger:

Mission First Tactical, LLC (MFT™), developer of select rifle/carbine accessories specifically for the military, law enforcement and civilian sport shooting markets, has created a unique strap specific to their recently released Battlelink™ Minimalist Stock: the NEMO Rapid Assault Team Strap (NRAT). The concept for the 8-feet of braided Paracord was produced for MFT by NEMO Arms, Inc., a Montana based weapon systems integrator comprised of former Army Rangers, Navy SEALs, CIA, FBI and Pentagon officials. The Paracord strap adds a minimal 0.50 ounce to the overall weight of the ultimate in lightweight stocks, the Battlelink™ Minimalist Stock. Total combined weight of stock and strap, is just over 6 ounces.

BMSNRAT-scorched_dark_earth-hiresThe NRAT strap benefits all shooters accustomed to “feel” of a full-width stock without compromising on function or weight. It is especially a benefit to ambidextrous shooters. The NRAT strap does not interfere with the use of any QD mounts…

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Outer Banks Beach Report: 12.2.13 – Cloudy December Morning

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For all of you headed further south!

Originally posted on Seaside Vacations | Outer Banks Vacation Rental Homes:

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Welcome back to another installment of our Outer Banks beach report.

I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving and got plenty of turkey to eat.  The picture above was taken just south of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina.

Beach Report
Despite the inclement weather throughout the United States over the past few days, the Outer Banks is looking good for the next 24 hours.  High temperatures in the mid-50s later today – slight chance of rain (10%) this afternoon.

Wind gusts from the NE at 10 mph this morning, but that’s nothing out of the ordinary for Nags Head.

Surfing Report
Not a whole lot of wave action this morning – small knee high waves breaking at Jennette’s Pier.  It’s December, so water temperatures are a brisk 49 degrees today.

Hopefully we’ll see some improvement in surfing conditions over the next 24 hours, but I wouldn’t bother bearing…

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Bison Burgers With Cabernet Onions and Wisconsin Cheddar

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Don’t these look delicious!

Originally posted on Rack Em Up:

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From Food.com

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 cups sliced onions ( about 2)
  • 3/4 cup dry red wine ( such as Cabernet Sauvignon)
  • 1 lb ground buffalo meat ( bison)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 6 ounces sliced wisconsin white cheddar cheese
  • 2 -3 tablespoons Dijon mustard ( to taste)
  • 1 small head escarole, leaves separated

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, sprinkle with salt, and sauté until tender and golden brown, stirring often, about 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and continue to sauté until very tender and well browned, about 15 minutes longer. Add wine and cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. (Can be made 3 days ahead. Cool, cover, and chill.).
  3. Preheat broiler. Gently mix meat and next 3 ingredients in large…

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Originally posted on PSE Archery Blog:

By Jared Bloomgren

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This is another one of those touchy subjects with many. It often turns into “I can shoot farther than you” conversation that turns to arguments at times.  Even worse when you start throwing in the talk about animal distances!

This is what it comes down to and it is as simple as this. Your maximum effective shooting distance is that distance in which you are comfortable and can consistently put  your arrows in a group one after another repeatedly.  For some this is 40 yards and for others it may be 90. Keep in mind this is not shooting at live targets during hunting conditions per say!!

Shooting from various positions is important....

Shooting from various positions is important….

“So what do you need to do to increase your maximum effective range?”  It all comes down to one word…….PRACTICE! And then more practice, practice, and practice! Try not to use an excuse…

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Originally posted on Hunt Forever:

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics recently announced the launch of the new TERRA 3x line of 1-inch riflescopes.

TERRA 3x riflescopes offer all the benefits of German quality, design, engineering and performance that you’ve come to expect from Zeiss, but at a price point highly competitive with traditional 1-inch riflescope manufacturers. With best in class image quality, comfortable ergonomics and robust construction, Zeiss builds TERRA 3x riflescopes to handle the most rugged terrain and challenging conditions, plus they’re backed by the Carl Zeiss’ U.S. Limited Lifetime Warranty.

“We are thrilled to offer our third Ziess series of riflescopes to the market at a price that puts them within reach of most sportsmen,” said Mike Jensen, President of Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. “Carl Zeiss is the leader in world class premium hunting optics, but we have to be realists when servicing the American hunter. We are listening to what this market is…

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Who else thinks this is a huge step in muzzleloader development?!

Originally posted on Hunt Forever:

Traditions Performance Firearms recently introduced what is calls “the next innovation in muzzleloading”–the Vortek StrikerFire.  The gun has been in development since 2008, and rifle takes in-line muzzleloaders to the next level by using an internal StrikerFire system. To cock the gun, simply slide the striker button forward until it locks and shoot! The system allows for faster locktime, the ability to mount your scope closer to the bore, and allows the gun to operate at an ultralight 6 1/4 pounds.

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The recessed de-cocking button allows for quick and quiet de-cocking of the firearm. It is also equipped with an automatic de-cocking mechanism, so when the gun is broken open, it automatically de-cocks. The gun is additionally equipped with a trigger block safety and striker block safety.

The Vortek StrikerFire has a 28″ tapered, fluted Magnum Chromoly barrel, and a two-stage trigger set at 3 pounds for a crisp, clean-breaking…

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Looks like a great marinade to try!

Originally posted on Tod's Blog:

February 19, 2013

I’ve been using this marinade for a while now and it is KILLER. Some friends from the island of Molokai shared it with me. They use it a lot on their axis deer steaks for the grill. If any of you have ever had the opportunity to eat axis deer meat you know what a treat that can be. I’ve had all sorts of game meat and that is far and away the best game meat in my opinion. No need to try and hide any gamey off flavors, it’s just good meat. However, when combined with this marinade, it is simply delishhhhh!

This marinade will cover 4-5 pounds of steaks.

1 cup Shoyu (soy sauce)
1 cup olive oil
1 bulb garlic
1 handful of rosemary leaves (no stems)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 Tbspn black pepper
 
Combine ingredients, soak steaks 6 hrs, and grill.

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