Category: Desert Rat
Welcome to the Desert Rat's Personal Blog
Marshall likes to say his bill-paying job is in Facilities Management. But he has been a freelance writer and editor since High School, with experience in both print and online media. Born and raised in New Brunswick, Canada; he also lived in northern Maine for a few years. Marshall has called Arizona home for almost 15 years.
BugPatch Review - Do They Work?
It was cool to get some of these Bug Patches for review. Here is some info from the Press Release: "The Bug Patch, is a chemical free, transdermal patch that protects kids and adults from mosquitoes, no see-ums and ticks and more. The patch is not only all natural, but also vitamin-based. Offering head to toe protection, the patch sends a stream of Vitamin B1 through the blood stream an... Read More >>
LockDown Bino Harness Review
I would really like to thank Katherine and the folks from S4Gear for getting me the "LockDown" Bino Harness to try. Especially here in the west, binos are a must and long days afield tromping the hills can lead to a sore neck, or inaccessible glass, or damaged optics with the wrong harness. Make no mistake, the strap that usually comes with your binoculars is far from the optimal rig to carry your binos. The ... Read More >>
Varmint Target Automated Target Review
I really need to thank Jason Levinson from VarmintTarget.com for asking me to try one of their units. I have to say, I spent a morning at the range today, and this is the coolest thing I have used in a long, long time.The varmint target is an automated, self-contained unit that houses a varmint silhouette which automatically falls down, retracts and resets when struck with a bullet. The unit is designed to be used with .22 ... Read More >>
I want to thank the folks at FCHH.com for providing me with yet another platform to post from. In addition to the cool content from me that you'll find over at the FCHH.com main page, I now have a page to call my own as well. I was hoping my first post on this page would be some neat product review, some great photos of the Arizona desert, or maybe some yummy experiments from my smoker. Instead, I have been sitting... Read More >>
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