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  1. Chit-Chat
    http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/inside-the-ticker/outdoor-giant-bass-pro-to-acquire-rival-cabelas-for-dollar45b/ar-BBwWAwW OMAHA, Neb. - Outdoor gear giant Bass Pro is snapping up rival Cabela's in a $4.5 billion deal announced Monday. Bass Pro is paying Cabela's shareholders $65.50 cash per...
  2. Gun Shows
    Second year I skipped it. Last weekend weather. This weekend weather. Just saw report that snow squall West of Philly caused 50 car pileup on 78. 3 dead more injured. Wondering if anyone made it to the show? If so, how about a report? Also should they move the date to March ?
  3. Out of State Crimes
    This is messed up. I really hope these lowlife thieves are caught. An American gunmaker is asking the Internet for help after a prototype 9mm SBR was stolen from their booth at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We caught up with Mark Hostetter, owner of Precision...
  4. Gun Shows
    There is a good outdoor show in hamburgh PA this weekend and next weekend if anyone is interested. They have multiple rooms each with a different theme. One is bow,fishing, camping, bird hunting, a ton of outfitters, another for firearms wear they have some good displays on new items. Its a...
  5. Chit-Chat
    Just got a e-mail from Verizon that they will not renew their contract with outdoor channel. That's the main channel I watch. I have 3 months left on my contract, need to find a cable company that has the outdoor channel. Need a triple play pkg, any suggestions? Verizon keeps dropping channels...
  6. Suffolk County [Ranges]
    I've never gone to the outdoor range before and I'm considering going to Calverton in the next few days. What do I need to bring? Do I have to go out and buy metal targets? Any info would be appreciated.
  7. Gun Stores & Gunsmiths
    A friend called me from there, he was looking at a Ruger Gunsite Scout rifle that was for sale. He asked me what I thought etc. and I told him it was worth the purchase price, and if he did not pursue it for any reason to give me a call. Well, he calle dthe next day and told me he wasn't buying...
  8. Home Security / Safes
    I have an area on the side of the garage, about 28-30 feet long, that has enough lighting to walk without stumbling at night, but would like to add a bit more light. I saw these ( http://www.lowes.com/pd_111185-337-MSLED1801UT_1z10fip__?productId=3743705&pl=1 ) and I think it would fit my needs...
  9. Pets Pets Pets
    Heads up .....Yep 3 ticks off cat this morning, real small ones. Last year Front Line just didn't seem to work all that good. Wondering how to put a stop to these little creatures leaching of my pets.
  10. Suffolk County [Ranges]
    Just a quick question to anyone familiar with outdoor range rules & regulations. My father's interested in going with me to an outdoor range. However, since moving to Long Island, I haven't gone to an outdoor range. Anyway, I have my Suffolk County pistol permit, but my father recently moved...
  11. Open Firearm Discussions
    http://www.outdoorhub.com/stories/2015/03/18/mad-gun-science-birdshot-effective-home-defense/ BY: Tom McHale + POSTED: 3/18/15 1.6K Shares We're testing a variety of birdshot sizes to see just how effective the are at indoor distances. We gun folk are...
  12. Open Firearm Discussions
    What's a good outdoor range out east for skeet and trap and also hand gun and rifle looking for all around range
  13. DIY - Home Improvements - More
    No heat in the shop again. When it's this cold and there's no snow the heat tape can't keep up with the cold and the oil in the tank jells. Has anybody ever seen an electric blanket for an oil tank? If not, maybe I've got my million dollar idea...
  14. Chit-Chat
    "Denver-based Kroenke Sports and Entertainment is the parent company of the Outdoor Channel. It will now also be the parent company of the Sportsman Channel. They announced on Friday that they have purchased InterMedia Outdoor Holdings, Inc. from the private equity group InterMedia Partners VII...
  15. Law Enforcement
    Gents, Just around the corner is the NRA Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA. It goes from Saturday Feb 7th through Sunday Feb 15th. The NRA is running the show and they have just about every firearm, ammo, magazine, optic and accessory company you can imagine set up with a huge...
  16. Gun Stores & Gunsmiths
    Looked all over for a Benchmade 940-1 CF and finally found one with an unbelievable low price at AOS and it was a commemorative no less. Cheaper than Amazon and way cheaper than Cabela's. Maybe there's hope for them. He has a pretty big display of knives and a good inventory. Knife is...
  17. Chit-Chat
    Maybe I'm going through "The Change" or something, but I seem to be sweating a lot more this year than I used to. Thus, my old 100% cotton t-shirts are getting soaked and seem to be annoyingly heavy/clingy while I'm doing yard work and such. Anyone wear these newfangled wicking shirts? Are...
  18. Nassau County [Ranges]
    "The Freeport R&R outdoor range is going to be closed starting this week. It's supposed to be a 2-week project. They are unsure if there will be times during this period where we can shoot outdoors - that's going to depend on the scope of the construction, but plan it being closed. The indoor...
  19. Semi-Auto [Handguns]
    I'm not familiar with the company or their products, other than they're local, but I just got wind of this and I'm surprised I didn't see anything here on LIF about it. It all seems rather obscure. http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2014/05/daniel-zimmerman/para-gets-short-haircut-remington/...
  20. Gun Stores & Gunsmiths
    ----1000... Stopped by there today looking for some ammo..asked about gun smithing.. They said yes. Asked about threading barrels.. Said no.. Kept giving 1 word answers. Then they got nasty when I kept asking gun smithing and if they offer certain services. Said they only good cleaning and...
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