Hobby & Sports

The 8 Best Pistol Crossbows Reviewed for 2017

In reviewing the 8 Best Pistol Crossbows we will give the highlights of each and select one that will be named our “Editor’s Choice”. First, we will take a look at the pistol crossbows with the highest customer ratings in the marketplace along with details of each. Then we’ll offer some background and technical information that’s helpful in choosing the ...

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The 5 Best Climbing Ropes Reviewed for 2017

Best Climbing Rope

A rope is one of the most essential pieces of gear for any climber. To safely ascend a route of any length, you trust in your belayer and in the literal lifeline that is your climbing rope. With that in mind, selecting the right kind of rope for your climbing needs results in near endless comparison when you don’t know ...

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How to Start Rock Climbing

How to Start Rock Climbing

Rock climbing as a sport is definitely experiencing a rise in popularity. It offers fun, exercise, a healthy dose of adventure and allows you to experience nature in new ways. Climbers are generally sociable and you will also get to meet new people. We’ve compiled the following how to guide to get you started on rock climbing as a beginner. ...

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The 10 Best Air Rifles Reviewed for 2017

Air Rifle Reviews

In reviewing the 10 Best Air Rifles we will give the highlights of each and select one that will be named our “Editor’s Choice”. First, we will take a look at the air rifles with highest customer ratings in the marketplace along with details of each. Then we’ll offer some background and technical information that’s helpful in choosing the best ...

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The 5 Best Climbing Pants Reviewed For 2017

Best Climbing Pants

Climbing pants are functional, technical clothing worn for practical reasons. A good pair allows you to move your legs and hips freely and comfortably when you’re up on the wall while protecting your legs and knees and keeping you warm or cool. If you’re training at the gym, solving your boulder problems or hiking to your mountain crag in your ...

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The 7 Best Fly Fishing Reels Reviewed For 2017

Best Fly Fishing Reel

My first fly fishing experience was on a backpacking trip in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. After a short learning curve and getting my fly caught in several bushes, I was soon landing rainbow trout by the handful. Learning to fly fish was an extreme pleasure and today we’re going to help you choose the right gear whether you’re ...

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The 5 Best Pickleball Paddles Reviewed for 2017

Best Pickleball Paddle

Whether you play pickleball at your local country club or in the empty lot next door, the paddle you’re using can make all the difference in the sporting experience.  Here, we take a look at the top brands of paddles, pros/cons of each, materials and styles. In our search for the Best Pickleball Paddle we will give the highlights of ...

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The 5 Best Climbing Harnesses Reviewed For 2017

Best Climbing Harness

You literally trust a climbing harness with your life, so it is arguably among the most important pieces of equipment for a climber. Any type of rope climbing requires a harness for both the climber and the belayer, the partner securing the climber’s ascent. Our guide to the top climbing harnesses will make it easy for you to pick the ...

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The 5 Best Climbing Shoes Reviewed For 2017

Best Climbing Shoes

Whether you’re touching rock for the first time as a rookie sports climber or are working hard on advanced projects in traditional climbing, having the best climbing shoes will be your most important part of your climbing gear. They can determine both comfort as well as success in reaching your training goals. In the following guide, we’ll first give you ...

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The 5 Best Metal Detectors Reviewed For 2017

Best Metal Detector

Metal detecting is one of the few hobbies that can not only pay for itself but actually can be a profitably hobby. However, there are so many metal detectors on the market each with a variety of features, how do you know what is the best metal detector for you? To make your decision easier we evaluated 10 different makes ...

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