The safety bullet

If you’ve ever set nails in concrete with an explosive shell, you’re going to be familiar with the operational concept of one of the newest and most innovative firearms safety devices on the market.

It is called the “Safety Bullet.” […]


Elec-Tra-Mate’s new dredge makes trolling much easier

Dredges are becoming an ever more important part of an offshore angler’s tactics and tackle bag. Electric Fishing Reel Systems of Greensboro, N.C., is introducing the 2ST6 Tournament Dredge and are heralding it as the best, most- versatile and last dredge you will ever need.

The 2ST6 Tournament Dredge is constructed of stainless steel and titanium for a lifetime of use and durability, but its most unique feature is that it is modular and disassembles for easy storage. The designers identified construction and materials as two major concerns they wanted to overcome with existing dredges.

The materials used in most dredges are lead or aluminum for the head and stainless steel for the arms. These materials experience wear, deteriorate and break, and when there is a failure, the entire unit must be replaced. Most existing dredges are generally a yard or more wide, with crossing arms that require a 3×3-foot place to store.


Super portable GPS

When the press release about Garmin’s new marine-oriented Quatix sport watch hit my inbox, I opened it with lukewarm enthusiasm — but the more I read about it the more excited I got.

Two basic advantages of a watch with built-in GPS are that you don’t have to set it manually when you cross into another time zone and it can be accurate to within about a billionth of a second or, say, within one second every 30,000 years.[…]