Posts made in June, 2014

Gold Pay Dirt

If your looking for some gold pay dirt to test out your equipment or  maybe just work on your panning skills here are a few bags for a reasonable price.             My Home Workshop is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to...

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HC-V250K review / why I chose this instead of the HC-V550 and HC-V750

I recently purchased a new HC-V250K camcorder and it is awesome. The zoom on this thing is better than I imagined.  I compared this to my digital camera that had a 12x optical zoom and a total of around 30x digital zoom and am blown away.  This camera will go out to 90x optical zoom and you can change a setting where it will go out to 3000X digital zoom. The only thing I have not liked about this camera is the fact that aftermarket batteries...

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The Best Bore Cleaner and Bore Lube

A while back I was introduced to a product that is what I believe the best bore lube on the market. They also have a bore cleaner that is top notch. Why do I think this is the best? The bore cleaner has a much higher flash point than regular bore lubes. Why does this matter? Well flash point is the temperature where combustion occurs. Most barrel lubes will burn away just after a few shots. But not this stuff, it will stay put shot after shot....

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A cheap and easy way to fix or patch a hole in waders

If you own a pair of waders, you will eventually end up with a leak. It may be a small hole like a thorn or a rip from a sharp stick or barb wire. I have managed to get all types of holes in my waders and so far I have been able to fix all of them with a product called Shoe Goo. This stuff works better than any patch I have used and I have tried a lot of them Shoe Goo This stuff is cheap, under 5 dollars. Smear some on your waders and let them...

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Adjustable Hammock Straps

Maybe you have seen the Eno adjustable straps for a hammock pictured below. They run about 25 dollars for the set. If your looking for an alternative, check out a rock climbing Daisy Chain. They are easy to set up, and easy to adjust, and you can get buy with only one of them. They are a little shorter than the Eno versions, but they work great for me. You know they are strong enough if they can take a fall by a rock climber. You may also want...

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