You gotta love Idaho: It has been proposed that every household in Greenleaf, Idaho have a firearm as part of a larger emergency preparedness requirements. Sounds good to me.
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Moriaty told me about a great site with articles and essays on Renaissance weapons.
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John the Bowhunter mentioned this amazing series of posts over at Archery Talk: A youngster has taken 77 big game animals with a 42 pound bow. With that bow he got penetration “to the feathers.” Notice the picture of the boy next to pro-gun and pro-archery rock-n-roll legend Ted Nugent, on a hunt in Africa. John notes: “Even a low poundage short draw bow can be amazing effective.”