LOOKING BACK AT SINGLE SHOT SHOTGUNS

SINGLE SHOTS 

You don’t see them much anymore, but there was a time when single shot guns were part of just about every young boy’s life. When I was growing up in the 1960s, it seemed every hunter started with a single shot shotgun. I know I did and most of my buddies in those years did too.  Single shot shotguns were an economical way to introduce young boys to shooting and hunting. Also, there was the belief if you only had one shot you would learn to make it count, so starting with a single shot would eventually make you a better shooter.  When I was growing up, single shot shotguns were popular and you could find them all over. When I was 14, I started cutting grass for some of the neighbors. A large lawn, taking the better part of an afternoon, would get me $5. I saved that money for my first shotgun. Obviously, the cash flow for a young teenage grass cutter wasn’t great, so I knew the best I was going to afford was a single shot.  Continue Reading

Simple Outdoor Activities That are Far More Exciting Than it Looks

Simple Outdoor Activities That are Far More Exciting Than it Looks

 

The vast majority of people these days stay indoors most of the time. This is no longer a surprise considering the fact that mobile gadgets and internet connectivity provides all forms of entertainment right at one’s fingertips. Unfortunately, these gadgets do not offer the same benefits that one can get by spending some time outdoors. On the other hand, if you claim to be the kind of person who loves the outdoors and that you have already tried almost every outdoor activity, wait until you have read the following. Below is a list of outdoor activities that are far more exciting than it looks.  Continue Reading