Month: June 2020

Taurus Announces New G3c Pistol

Taurus, based in Brazil with US headquarters in Georgia, just announced the release of a new carry-size pistol, the G3c. As the name implies, it’s a compact version of their popular full-size G3. The polymer-lower, striker-fired pistol is available with three 10-round or two 12-round magazines. The mag floorplates are shaped to provide pinky support …

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Congaree National Park

Located in South Carolina, just a half-hour’s drive from the capital city of Columbia, Congaree National Park preserves the largest remaining old-growth bottomland forest in North America. Congaree isn’t exactly a swamp, because most of the time no standing water covers the floor, but the Congaree River floods the area about 10 times per year. …

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The Eye-Opening Month I Spent Rafting the Grand Canyon

This is the tenth year of my blog at Semi-Rad.com, and since I started it, I’ve been fortunate to get to do some pretty wonderful adventures. Throughout this year, I’ll be writing about 12 favorite adventures I’ve had since I started writing about the outdoors, one per month. This is the sixth in the series.   …

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Remington Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy & Protections… AGAIN…

In the last 2 decades we have seen Remington Outdoor Company acquire many other manufacturers – Bushmaster, DPMS, AAC, and Marlin to name a few – to burgeon themselves to a one-stop-shop, powerhouse in the firearms community. As a result of this aggressive expansion and growth they have experienced some expected growing pains. Most notably …

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Photo Of The Day By Tom Elenbaas

Photo By Tom Elenbaas Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Rhododendrons and Redwoods” by Tom Elenbaas. Location: Del Norte Coast Redwoods National Park, California. “This image was captured along the Damnation Creek Trail in Northern California’s Del Norte Redwoods this past May [2019] when the Rhododendrons were in full bloom,” explains Elenbaas. “I was particularly …

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The Do-It-All Stability Ball Workout

Stability balls—also known as exercise, fitness, or Swiss balls—are a home-gym staple. But more often than not, they end up sitting useless in the corner of spare rooms, deflated in closets, or becoming repurposed as desk chairs. As gyms remain closed or open at reduced capacity, now is the perfect time to finally put this tool to use. We asked Kathleen Stabler, a …

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