Author Archives: Calvin@SELFILMED

About Calvin@SELFILMED

Calvin grew up in southern Indiana, but now spends most of his time in the woods of eastern Virginia. Although he works full time in a casting facility, he still finds time to do things he loves; traveling with his wife Jamie, spoiling his daughter Arrow, playing with his dogs, and spending time in the woods.

2018 ATA Show – Quality Archery Designs (QAD) and Optifade Camo

I’ve always loved an all black bow setup so finding accessories was never very difficult for me.  However, new and extremely effective patterns (such as the Gore Optifade patterns utilized with Sitka Gear) began to pop up over the past … Continue reading

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2018 ATA Show – Firenock AeroStab

In his typical fashion, Dorge at Firenock had numerous breakthrough products to display at this year’s ATA show.   The one that immediately caught my attention was an extreme example of infinite configurations; His new AeroStab titanium stabilizer system. Yes, that’s … Continue reading

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2018 ATA Show – Carter Enterprises Evolution Too

Carter Enterprises showcased another cutting-edge release-aid design at this year’s ATA show; the revolutionary three and four-finger Piston Resistance activated Evolution Too. Having personally never shot a resistance activated release prior to the show, I was understandably hesitant.  I know … Continue reading

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2018 ATA Show – Benchmade Knife Company

Benchmade released several exciting, new knives in their Hunt lineup this year at the 2018 ATA Show.  Some were improvements on fan-favorites, while others were hybrids to fill gaps between existing platforms.  My two favorite were the skeletonized knives, the … Continue reading

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