Category Archives: Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Remington 783

Welcome back outdoors world, thank you for stopping back to The Willes Way! If you look back at an article I wrote early last year, “Rifle Shopping for the Average Joe“, you know after my research, I purchased a Remington Arms Model 783 7mm. I had high expectations for this gun, all I needed was some time in the woods with this firearm to confirm I’d made the right choice. Here is what I learned.

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Gear Review: Zippo Outdoors Rugged Lantern

Let’s face it – every outdoorsman needs a good, durable, lantern. For those of us who spend time on the water at in the dark, wouldn’t a waterproof lantern that floats be just ticket?  A lantern that floats. Sound like I am I asking for too much? Continue reading Gear Review: Zippo Outdoors Rugged Lantern

Gear Review: 2014 PSE Dream Season DNA SP

2013 PSE Dream Season DNA was a very popular bow; they manufactured a new riser that was stronger and lighter but still managed to push the super-fast IBO speeds PSE is known for.

But for most of us, a smooth draw is what we really want, and as a woman, I don’t want to have to fight with what in my opinion was an overly aggressive cam. Continue reading Gear Review: 2014 PSE Dream Season DNA SP

Gear review: HHA Optimizer Lite Ultra Series, Model DS-XL5519

As of to date I have been shooting archery for over 30 years. In that 30 plus yeas I have gone through numerous gear changes. I am kind f a gear nut and love to try new things. The one thing that has never changed is I have always shot a multi pin sight. I started out with 3 pins, then went to 5, and the went to a 7.  This improved my long range shooting but I also started to clutter up my sight picture.  I needed something a little simpler that would give me the accuracy and durability that I demand. Continue reading Gear review: HHA Optimizer Lite Ultra Series, Model DS-XL5519

Gear Review: Carbon Express X-Buster and the X2 Series Easton Aluminum Arrows

Paper Target archers are sometimes stuck between two masters – the NFAA and World Archery.  The NFAA doesn’t have an arrow restriction.  If you can fling it, it’s 27/64″ in diameter, and someone produced it – you can shoot it.  World Archery, on the other hand, has a restriction on maximum arrow diameters – which is 9.3 millimeters (or 23/64″) in diameter. Continue reading Gear Review: Carbon Express X-Buster and the X2 Series Easton Aluminum Arrows