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Ep. 16: Firearms, optics and equipment for new hunters

In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast Travis Bader sits down with Silvercore pro staffer and hunter extrordinaire, Paul Ballard to discuss gear for new hunters.  There are so many options to choose from it can be overwhelming, particularly to someone starting out.  We cut through the clutter and explain what you need, what you don't and where your money is best spent so that you can have a productive and enjoyable hunt.We also discuss the Vortex Apparel Package, the Silvercore Club Shoot, and a number of other ongoing promotions and giveaways that you don't want to miss out on!  Listen to the podcast to learn how to enter for free and and check out our website for full details.  If you are a new listener to The Silvercore Podcast, make sure to subscribe and join in the conversation!   Topics discussed in this episode: Introduction [00:00:00 - 00:01:43] Rifle purchase[00:04:52 -  00:06:08] Hunting gear [00:06:09 - 00:06:39] Waterfowl Gun [00:06:40 - 00:07:24] Rifles [00:07:25 - 00:13:54] Caring for your firearm [00:13:55 - 00:16:41] Common calibres, calibre accuracy [00:16:42 - 00:23:32] Stock’s, firearm placement, recoil pads [00:23:33 - 00:28:00]Carrying a firearm out in the field- slings [00:28:00 - 00:31:12]Different types of optics, Setting up your optics, how to use your optics, Accuracy of optics, and robustness [00:31:13 - 00:46:31]Binoculars [00:46:32 - 00:49:11]Silvercore Giveaways:Splendid Bastard PackageGlock Collector Item [00:51:30 - 00:52:23]Mantis [00:55:08 - 00:55:57]CZ Mallard [00:55:57 - 00:57:02]Silvercore Postal Shoot [00:49:31 - 00:50:38] , [00:57:02 - 00:59:09]Knives [00:59:56 - 01:05:07]Other Hunting Equipment ( Clothing Equipment, Ancillary Equipment [01:05:07 - 01:07:27]Suggestions for next Podcast [01:07:27] Explore these ResourcesIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources which may be beneficial to you: Silvercore    [00:00:12], [00:57:25]Vortex Optics [00:01:55], [00:043:13 -00:045:22], [01:07:15]Tikka [00:09:24]Thompson's water seal [00:14:39]Reliable Gun [00:17:13], [00:45:22], [00:57:36]Poco Military [00:17:46], [00:45:22], [00:57:25]Kent Outdoors  [00:17:46], [00:45:22],  [00:57:25]Silvercore Postal Shoot [00:49:31], [00:58:32 - 00:5Splendid Bastard [00:50:38]Glock (Canada) [00:51:30 -00:52:23]Alaska Guide Creations binoculars pouch [00:52:27]Mantis [00:55:13]Ryan Steacy [00:58:21]International Barrels IBI  [00:58:21]Ultimatum Precision [00:58:29]Drummond Shooting [00:57:45] CZ (Mallard Shotgun) [00:56:05]MoraKniv (Knives) [01:01:36]Havalon [01:00:34]Darn Tough [01:06:48]   Follow us:PodcastYouTubeNewsletterInstagramFacebookFollow our HostInstagram: @Bader.Trav Learn More about SilvercoreSilvercore ClubOnline Training Other Training & Services Merchandise 

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