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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Mar 25, 2022

This episode we welcome back Chris Ellis, trigger savant and self-styled hillbilly bullet tester. We discuss what really makes a great trigger, and why Timney Triggers achieve what the do. Chris walks us through a bit of the history and inspiration behind Timney, details manufacturing processes and dedication to...

Mar 18, 2022

This episode explores what characteristics are paramount in a versatile self-defense firearm for survival situations. Based on a worst-case, apocalyptic scenario, it discusses rifles, shotguns, handguns, cartridges, and appropriate ammunition. 


Characteristics of a great survival gun

  • Reliability
  • Portable...

Mar 11, 2022

Survival guns! What could be more fun to talk about. This episode focuses on hardware, situations, and skills. It's not a prophecy. Outdoor people all have a little Boy Scout in them (motto: Be Prepared). We like to be ready for anything, and that's what this discussion is all about. 

First, let's throw out that one...

Mar 4, 2022

This episode we're joined by Adam Weatherby to discuss the new .338 Weatherby RPM cartridge, the Gen 2 version of the sub-5-pound Mark V Backcountry 2.0 rifle, and more including: 

  • Never before revealed ballistics and info on the .338 WBY RPM
  • Ammo shortages, supplies, and availability forecast
  • New lightest-ever Peak 44...