Volume 24, Number 6 Oct/Nov 2016


The new Speed Load Hunting Knife, designed by Alaskan big-game hunting guide Russ Kommer, features an innovative quick-change blade design that increases the knife’s versatility in the field. The knife, a folding liner lock-blade, comes with replaceable 420J2 stainless-steel inserts to match the knife to the needs of any hunting situation.  Each Speed Load Hunting Knife comes with one drop-point, one guthook, one small drop-point, and one utility blade. Blades are easily replaced or changed in the field in seconds without tools. One handy design feature is that the knife can use any standard utility blade found in most hardware… [Read More]



Titanium is a high-performance alloy that delivers the strength of stainless steel, but with only 50 percent of the weight. Titanium is also inert, so it’s hypo-allergenic, a nice plus for those with sensitive skin. The B-IT Titanium field watch features a patented, durable, brushed-finish solid-titanium case; hardened, scratch-resistant mineral-glass crystal; all-metal, made-in-Japan quartz movements; and Swiss super-luminous hands and markers. SRP: $150. (bertucciwatches.com)

Precision shooting requires a solid rest. Tac-Shield’s new Rail Attach Bipod attaches directly to Picatinny rails (no tools needed) via a quick-detach lever, eliminating the need for an adapter. This minimizes weight and keeps the center of gravity low for more stable support. The bipod also features side-to-side pivot capabilities for uneven terrain, and the military-grade, height-adjustable telescoping legs are spring-loaded to automatically fully extend and lock with the push of a button. SRP: $79.99, 6-to-9-inch model; $84.99, 9-to-13-inch model. (tacshield.com)

Kim Rhode roared into Olympic history before the first competitive shot was ever fired in Rio, but now she has a bronze medal to solidify her legacy in the shooting sports arena. Rhode is the first American athlete in history to win six consecutive medals in an individual sport. “We are proud of our long-standing partnership with USA Shooting, and particularly Kim Rhode,” says Brett Flaugher, vice president of marketing, sales, and strategy at Winchester Ammunition. “We offer a heartfelt congratulations to all the athletes who participated in this year’s games. Kim and her fellow teammates are a reflection of… [Read More]