GoPro Hunting Mounts for Trees, Tree Stands and Bows

Most people think of a GoPro as an action camera.  You attach it to a helmet, handlebar or even your body and catch the action.  However, these are high-end cameras that can be used for other purposes as well.  Hence, our article on GoPro hunting mounts. There are two ways to use a GoPro.  With or without the protective case.  Since hunters are outdoors, we strongly suggest using your protective case to protect your GoPro from the weather.  Sure, you can also use it without the case, but that will put your camera at risk.  The mounts that we will … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for a Nextar GPS

Nextar was a GPS manufacturer that marketed GPS devices globally.  Several years ago, they stopped marketing to North America.  If anyone has a Nextar GPS and needs a custom cradle, it’s going to be a real challenge to find.  Especially for older GPS devices. So what should you do if you’re mount is broken and you still have affection for your Nextar GPS?  That’s a good question. You likely found this article by searching on the terms ‘Nextar Mount’.  So we’ll try to help with some suggestions for car and motorcycle mounts for a this GPS. There were a lot of different Nextar models.  They were priced … Read more…

BuckStruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer for Android Smartphones

Happy hunting season.  Time to check your trail cameras attached to trees all over the woods.  That’s where the BuckStruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer for Android Smartphones comes in. There are several of these on the market.  The Buckstruck model is a well priced cable card reader.  The allure around these devices is convenience.  You can pop the micro SD or full sized SD card out of your game camera in the middle of the woods and use the Buckstruck Game and Trail Camera Viewer to see what is on the card and even download the images to your phone. … Read more…

Should you Switch from an Apple to Samsung Smartphone?

The much-anticipated Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus was released in September, 2016.  All hail Apple.  Again.  I guess.  Well, maybe not.  Is it time to switch from an Apple to Samsung smartphone? The key changes announced by Apple were: An upgraded camera on both models.  The Apple iPhone 7 Plus gets a second camera for focus enhancements.  Better cameras are always good. An IP67 waterproof case which is said to protect the iPhone 7 up to one meter.  Nice in case I drop my phone in a puddle. A new home button.  It’s no longer mechanical but seems to … Read more…

How to Install a Car Seat Bolt Mount in Under Five Minutes

This article is for those thinking about or have already purchased a car seat bolt mount.  Installation of anything in a car can be a daunting process.  Especially whenever it involves tools.  We’ll show you how to install a car seat bolt mount. Car seat bolt mounts can be used to hold almost any device.  It’s a great place for installing devices that do not require constant viewing by the driver.  Devices such as satellite radio and tablets work well with a car seat bolt mount.  I’m not a fan of using a car seat bolt mount for GPS purposes … Read more…

Police Scanner Car Mounts and Holders

A police scanner is used to catch the action from local police departments.  Several years ago, these were fairly inexpensive because none of the transmissions were scrambled.  Today, it’s a bit different as many local frequencies are scrambled and require a more expensive police scanner to decode the scrambling. Police scanners come in many different sizes.  The sizes range from full tabletop to a handheld device.  Most police scanners come in the smaller handheld size.  This article will cover police scanner car mounts for the smaller handheld models. There isn’t such a thing as a custom mount for a police scanner. … Read more…