Category: Gear Reviews

XCM525c removed legs

First Look at the Promaster XC-M 525c tripod

Promaster XC-M 525c Tripod

Hearing that Promaster was coming out with a new series…



tightspot rise hook

TightSpot Rise – A Whitetail Hunter’s Quiver

Don’t Treestand hunters need a quality quiver?

Tightspot has a new, high quality quiver out for 2019 aimed at treestand bow hunters. And why not? Don’t treestand hunters need a good quality quiver? Tightspot is well known to western…



Fast Eddie XL Double Pin

Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL Double Pin

Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL

It’s been a couple years since we took a good hard look at one of our best selling bow sights, the Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL. New bows are arriving and it’s time to…



Black Gold Pro Review

Black Gold Pro

Black Gold Pro
Weight Matters

This time of year most manufacturers are releasing new products for…



Garmin Instinct

Garmin Instinct Review. Tough AND smart.

The Garmin Instinct
Who says tough can’t be smart?

Hey, I’ll admit it. I’m one of “those guys”… I have to have the latest greatest techy gear no matter what the cost. And that is why I currently have a …



Carbon Backcountry trekking poles

S&S Archery CL Backcountry Trekking Poles

A note from the owner on why we developed our own backcountry trekking poles-

At S&S…



2018 Tightspot Quiver

2018 Tightspot Quiver

What’s new for the 2018 Tightspot Quiver? The most trusted, tightest fitting, and most…



The Perfect Western Hunting Bow Sight, made Perfecter…

S&S Built Black Gold Verdict Bow Sight

We are constantly trying to find outstanding backcountry gear that offers value and performance. While that may sound easy enough, throw in durability, excellent customer service, and of course lightweight. Now you…



2017 gear Quivalizer with molded hood

New Quivalizer with a Molded Hood

Updated lighter weight Quivalizer with molded hood

I have been using the original Option Archery Quivalizer for a couple years now.  Not only for target and 3d shooting but also for hunting. If you read my…



Kowa 55mm vs Razor 65mm

Kowa TSN-550 55mm Fluorite Crystal Spotting Scope Review

This scope is so important to us that we gathered a few well respected opinions outside of our typical…



tightspot 7 arrow hunting quiver

TighSpot 7 Arrow Quiver

2017 TightSpot 7 Arrow Quiver

 

I know what you’re saying.. “Why would I need 7 arrows?”  My answer is you don’t, unless you’re a western hunter.



Black Gold Fixed Pin Sight

2017 Black Gold Fixed Pin Sights

Black Gold Fixed Pin Sights

It’s not a huge secret that the adjustable…



S&S Archery’s Ultralight Tripod Guide

Backcountry Ultralight Tripods

S&S Archery has been known for some time as the…



Benro S2 Video Head

Benro S2 Video Head

S&S Archery is constantly looking for high quality, lightweight, yet durable backcountry…



First Lite Aerowool Real World Reveiw

First Lite Aerowool vs Exo Mountain Gear Death Hike

 

 

 

I recently got a chance to test the extremes of the…



Trophy Taker Quivalizer at the Range

Option Archery Quivalizer: Game changer or gimmick?

First Look

I first looked at the Quivalizer at my local bow shop about a year ago.  Being an analytical kind of guy, it made perfect sense and i was anxious to try…



Trophy Taker Option 6

Option 6 Sight Review

Option Archery Option 6

We have been looking at Option Archery ever since we saw their products at the ATA show in January 2016.  Option Archery is a company that isn’t afraid to think outside the box and their ingenuity shows…



Fast Eddie XL

Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL Review

Fast Eddie XL Review

Here is the down and dirty on the Fast Eddie XL

(you can find info on the new 2017 line up here)

Spot Hogg

As I have said before Spot Hogg is known for bombproof archery gear. And…



Outdoor Edge Razor Pro

Outdoor Edge Razor Pro Review

 

I have a confession to make. And I hope my man card is not in jeopardy.

YES, I can back a boat down a boat ramp with ease, and YES I hunt solo and pack out my own elk, hell…



TightSpot Quiver Hood

TightSpot Quiver 2016 Review

2016 TightSpot Quiver Review

Don’t buy a TightSpot Quiver just because it’s…