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4 Bachelor Party Ideas for Boat Owners

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Bachelor Party Ideas for Boat Owners

A guy’s last weekend as a bachelor should feature all of his favorite hobbies and pastimes, and this is especially true for boat owners. What many bachelors don’t realize, however, is just how many options there are for boating-based bachelor parties. If you spend all your time on the weekends out on your boat, then why should your bachelor party be any different? Here are four ideas for a seaworthy bachelor party that are perfect for any boat owner.  Dockside Gatherings Many boat owners will compare their native dock to a local bar in that everybody’s friendly and the regulars are a tight-knit crew. Therefore, even having a traditional bachelor’s party on your boat while it’s docked can be a fun way to shake things up from the typical bar crawl, and maybe even include some people from the...

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The Art Of Gun Stock Checkering Explained

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Art Of Gun Stock Checkering Explained

Few stock modifications add as much to your gun as a checkered pattern, which pays dividends functionally and aesthetically. This ancient art lets you grip your gun better in wet weather and gives it a sharp, modern look. Whether you need to refresh the checkering on an older gun or if you want to add it de novo on your own firearm, knowing the basics of this intriguing craft will serve you well whether you want to do the job yourself or ask a master gunsmith for a very specific pattern.  Tools of the Trade While many beginners may think that this simple task can be done with a pocket knife and a free afternoon, the fact is that, just like many other subsets of woodworking, checkering uses very unique and specialized tools to get that classic grip. Actual...

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3 Tips For Successful Inverted Poses

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Successful Inverted Poses

For many people new to yoga, inverted poses can be difficult to master. Not only do they require strength and balance, but it also takes a bit of courage to flip yourself over and balance on your head, hands, or upper back. It is important to recognize your hesitance regarding inverted poses and to create a plan to work up to the poses that you want to master. Here are three tips to make inverted poses easier.  Work Up To Each Pose  While each yoga pose has unique physical benefits, it is often the process of getting into a pose and building your strength, awareness, and confidence that you will most benefit from. Instead of simply throwing yourself into new inverted poses, you should ask your instructor for a series that you can practice to build up to the...

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Keeping Your Kids Interested In Golf

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keeping Your Kids Interested In Golf

Golf is unlike almost any other sport. It is a long game and requires a good bit of practice if you want to get your score down. Unfortunately, kids can be quick at losing concentration in the middle of a golf game. Playing 18 holes of golf can be difficult on any kid. However, there are so many benefits to kids playing golf including burning calories, learning positive competitive behaviors, and developing critical thinking skills. One study even showed that golfers could burn up to 721 calories by walking and carrying their own clubs. If you have tried to get your kids involved in playing golf and they still aren’t showing any interest, here are some tips to help. Reduce Their Frustration It can be frustrating to line up your ball at the tee only to know you have...

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Three Types Of Boat Lift Canopies And What You Can Expect From Each

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Types Of Boat Lift Canopies And What You Can Expect From Each

When you dock your boat on a boat lift, you want to be sure that your boat will stay dry and be reasonably protected from the environment. Unlike docks themselves, which can be constructed from multiple materials, most lifts are constructed of one or two specific materials, and the canopies overhead are only made of three different materials. Here are the three types of boat lift canopies and what benefits each provides to your boat. Canvas Canvas canopies are similar in thickness, color, design and structure to the canopies used on pontoon boats. They are rectangular in shape, may or may not have a decorative fringe, and are generally stretched out over the tops of the boat lifts. Canvas canopies can be treated with a waterproof agent that repels rain and will not allow the rain to seep through...

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How To Make Your Child’s First Duck Hunting Trip A Success

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Make Your Child’s First Duck Hunting Trip A Success

Getting your child excited about hunting is all about their first experience. If your child is new to duck hunting, you want to do everything you can to ensure a successful hunt. Here are ways you can make their first duck hunting trip memorable and adventurous. Hunt during migration Migrating waterfowl are always on the lookout to strengthen their numbers, so migration season is the best time period to hunt ducks. Your decoys and aggressive duck calling will be much more successful as flocks fly overhead, since ducks will be interested in congregating with new waterfowl. Check your hunting season’s open days for duck hunting and keep an eye on your weather reports–ducks often begin migrating within a few days of the season’s first cold front. If you time your child’s first hunt just right, you should be able...

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