fbpx

+64 21 2900 333 - kerry@thebloke.co.nz

Home Outdoors Equipment

Equipment

GME Radios – Privacy Options – CTCSS and DCS

Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System (CTCSS) is a means by which a receiving radio will remain silent until it receives a transmission that includes...

First Lite Obsidian Pants Review

I have long been looking at the Obsidian's - they looked like a great option for a lightweight, breathable trouser. And, to be blunt,...

Backlanz Detachable Bipod – The battle of the lightweight bipods!

Table Of ContentsThe CompanyThe OverviewInstallationBuildIn UseQuick DetachPan and CantThe lightest? The Best? I think I would likely be 'more succesful' if I didn't have a...

The Hunters Element Vertical Pack

Strapped onto the back of the Stone Glacier Sky Talus 6900 (way overkill, but I wanted to take it for a walk) pack, I...

Summer Clothing Kit

I will happily admit that I like nice things. Additionally, I prefer quality of quantity (and variety) - I would prefer to have one, well made, well thought out item that nails everything I need to do, rather than multiple items that are all very good, but have one niggly weakness here and there.

The First Lite Wick Hoody – a sun shirt for shooting in.

I have had several people in my family have melanomas cut out of their bodies - and - given that I get a decent...

My current choices in Hunting Clothing

Table Of ContentsThe never-ending quest...It all began with...RidgelineChinese MadeWaterproofsEnter Merino and DownThe newcomers...Hunters Element and Digital CamoBush Buck, Game Gear, etcInternational OptionsVRTBR - Nordic...

GPS options for trail running and, well, anyone.

Table Of ContentsTwo is one and one is none.My existing systemThings I don't use anymoreSpeed solutionsOne IssueWhat I would doDo I have to buy...

GME handhelds – a quick into to my new radios.

You would hope, if you have any interest in CB Radio, UHF Radio, 4WD Radios, whatever (no, that isn't actually keyword stuffing, I just...

BushBuck Bino Chest Pack – and thoughts on chest packs in general

I guess there isn't a huge amount to say about this one that isn't already included in the video! I have been keen to try...

5.11 AMP pack

You may have already seen my review/talk about the Molle Belt Rig I have switched over too. I mentioned the idea of a lightweight...

The Svord Santoku

The Santoku style knife has become rather popular in the last few years - it's almost safe to say it is the hipster hunter knife of choice. ๐Ÿ˜‰ So, what is the Santoku knife, what benefit (if any) does it provide, and why should you consider picking up one of the phenomenal Svord made ones?

An interview with Mike Rudling – the founder of Radix Nutrition

I have had the pleasure of speaking to Mike Rudling from Radix a few times now, and his level of focus has always left...

Power Breakfasts – two options from Radix Nutrition

Radix Nutrition provides a variety of options - and sometimes it can be a little challenge to figure out which one to get. Simply put,...

Latest Articles

more