Monthly Archives: October 2011

Texas Hill Country Deer Season Preparation

Rifle season for Deer hunting in the Texas Hill Country opens Saturday November 5th, so the Armadillo Times crew spent this last weekend at the hunting ranch in final preparation. We topped off all of our feeders with corn, cleaned … Continue reading

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Bushnell Yardage Pro Scout Laser Rangefinder (20-1315) Review

When I first started bow hunting I simply could not accurately judge distance. I couldn’t even set up my targets for practicing and sighting my bow without measuring the distance with a tape measure. After a month of trial and … Continue reading

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NIKON 7298 Monarch ATB 10×42 Binocular Review

Nothing beats a good pair of binoculars while hunting. They are invaluable for spotting game, sizing up deer in the field, and scouting. A good binocular should, at the very least, be durable, have adjustable eye pieces, be fog proof, … Continue reading

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Battery Master Disconnect Switch Review

There is nothing worse than a dead battery on your travel trailer, especially when your tongue jack is electric. Unfortunately we found this out not long ago when we went to pick up our travel trailer for a quick weekend … Continue reading

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Teton Grilling Utensil Set Review

If you’ve been hanging out here for awhile you know we love camp cooking. Grilling is absolutely one of my favorite forms of cooking at a camp site. Gas grilling or charcoal grilling it doesn’t really matter as long as … Continue reading

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Buck 110 Folding Hunter, Lockback Folding Knife Review

Hoyt Buck made the first “Buck” knife in 1902 as a young Kansas blacksmith apprentice. He kept making knives by hand using worn out file blades as raw blade material and applying his own unique style of tempering the steel … Continue reading

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Yogi Camps Texas

The Armadillo Times Crew headed out late friday afternoon for what will probably be our last camping trip of the 2011 season. Since the travel trailer needs to go in the shop for some warranty work and the start of … Continue reading

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Lodge Durable Polycarbonate Pan Scraper Review

One of the most frequently asked questions I get when I speak with people about the benefits of dutch oven cooking… How do you clean it when you done cooking? That’s a fair question. I remember when I first started … Continue reading

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Camp Chef Cast-Iron Conditioner Review

With hunting season upon us it’s time for the Armadillo Times crew to get our cast iron skillets and dutch ovens ready. Actually most of our cast iron is ready at all times for the camping season, but I do … Continue reading

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Filling Feeders and Mouse Hunting!

Last Saturday the Armadillo Times Crew loaded up the Polaris ATV, some cabin supplies, and a bunch of deer corn and headed to the hunting ranch. Wouldn’t you know it, after an entire year of almost no rain, it rained … Continue reading

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