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Vortex Viper Optics Review “Hello my name is “blank” (insert cool, catchy forum ID here), and I am from “blank” (insert various eastern state here) and I just joined Rokslide,...
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Communication between members of a group hunting an area can be important to success and safety.  Picking the right radio for a hunt is no different than selecting the...
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In the not so distant past if you wanted a capable long range hunting scope for under $1000 your options were very limited. Three or four years ago, the...

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Backpack hunting is a test of tolerance of misery. Everything about it is hard. Heavy packs, carrying weapons, mobile camps, varying weather, and the list goes on.  The industry...

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