Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nylon Hammock – SA Boat and RV Show, Part 1 of 3

The Armadillo Times crew spent Saturday January 29th, 2011 at the San Antonio boat and RV show. This year we were specifically interested in looking at the Wilderness Systems Kayak lineup, finding a good entry level bunk house RV with … Continue reading

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Cabela’s Chaise Lounger Review

Nothing like a good lounge after a serious outdoor activity! I got a chance to try out two of these chaise loungers from Cabelas late last camping season. They were, and still are as of the writing of this review, … Continue reading

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Midland WR11 AM/FM Clock Radio w/NOAA All Hazard Weather Alert Review

I was looking for a good digital alarm clock that would run off a standard wall outlet (110V) with battery backup that I could use in the RV, at the deer lease (hunting ranch), or even at home. I looked … Continue reading

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Hill Country Hogs

It was Thursday night and I was on my way home from work. I was really looking forward to getting through the last day of the work week as I had suffered through kidney stones for 4 days and my … Continue reading

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Charcoal Chimney Review

Why would anyone review a “charcoal chimney”? That is a pretty reasonable question for which I have a reasonable answer. Almost every time we use our charcoal chimney in a public place, especially when we are camping or fishing, someone … Continue reading

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Thermos Nissan 34 Oz Stainless Steel Camo Bottle Review

Have you ever learned something or found something out purely by accident? Well that is the story of how this review came to be. We set off to work last week with two mugs and a full thermos full of … Continue reading

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How to Season Your Cast Iron

Let me start by saying I have a pretty good collection of cast iron that includes skillets (round and square), griddles, and dutch ovens; 18 pieces total which we use for camping and at home. I have antique Griswold, Wagner, … Continue reading

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Win Prizes! – Hunting Gear Review Competition

With hunting season winding down across the United States, Armadillo Times is interested in your end of the season gear reviews so we are offering prizes to the top 3 hunting gear reviews submitted by our readers. What’s hot and … Continue reading

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Lodge Logic 6-Quart Boy Scouts of America Pre-Seasoned Camp Oven Review

Any Dutch oven cooks out there? Since I was a boy scout in my younger years, OK much younger years…, I chose the Lodge Logic 6 Quart BSA Pre-Seasoned Camp Oven to review. Dutch ovens are a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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Motorola Talkabout T9500/9550 Review

This review of Motorola’s T9550 two way radios is the culmination of 3 months of testing. We started the first weekend of October 2010, finished up on January 8th 2011, and conducted our testing outdoors in temperatures ranging from 12F … Continue reading

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