Be American Made

Celebrating American-made products and those that produce them.

Quality Archery Designs

It is no secret that we love archery. We’ve featured a whole host of various archery companies including Easton Archery, Ethics Archery, Last Chance Archery, Stan Releases, Bowtech and Arizona Archery Enterprises … just to name a few. Today we add a new one to the list: Quality Archery Designs based in Virginia. Quality Archery Designs, perhaps better known as simply QAD, has been manufacturing innovative archery products in America since 1992. Continue reading

Stan Releases

If you are a lover of archery you probably find yourself in one of two spots: Either looking for the perfect release or owning several type of releases after having researched for some time. Stan Releases is a New York based company that makes a number of different types of archery releases to cover all needs. Whether you prefer an index release or a thumb release or even a hinge release they have it covered. Continue reading

Bessell Surfboards

Bessell Surfboards founder Tim Bessell has an awesome story. He has combined a love of art and a love of surfing to become one of the worlds best surfboard shapers. After legitimizing himself as a shaper, Tim returned to San Diego, California to open Bessell Surfboards. By 1987, Bessell Surfboards had grown into one of the largest surfboard manufacturers in Southern California. Tim also made a name for himself as an artist, with exhibitions as far away as Japan. Continue reading

Easton Archery

Archery is a sport that can become all-consuming. The further you go with it, the more you find you want to become better. One highly impactful item in your archery quiver (pun intended!) is your choice of arrow. Easton Archery has been offering innovative and high-quality archery products since its founding in 1922. As the world leader, Easton shafts are used by more bowhunters, crossbowmen, 3D competitors, target shooters and Olympic archery competitors than all other brands combined. Continue reading

Smith and Wesson

Smith & Wesson has been a storied American gunmaker since 1852 when Horace Smith and D.B. Wesson partnered in a quest to manufacture a firearm that could fire a fully self-contained cartridge. Since that time the company has produced a number of firearms that are recognized worldwide. The Volcanic, introduced in 1854 was the first repeating American firearm that met the requirement of firing a fully self-contained cartridge. Then in 1877 they introduced The . Continue reading

Lynx Defense

Lynx Defense gets right to the point: We do not want to be the company that tries to make a quick buck. We want to be the company you turn to when you need quality made vs. quantity made. All right here in the land of the free. Founded in 2013 with the goal of producing a great pistol bag, Lynx Defense has grown and expanded by producing great American Made goods for your day at the range. Continue reading

Arizona Archery Enterprises

For over 50 years Arizona Archery Enterprises (also known as AAE) has been making American Made products for the archery world. For both hunters and target shooters. Way back in 1971 Tom and Millie Fisher, along with Charlie and Liz Sandlin, purchased a fletching company called Plastifletch. The company was grown and became Arizona Archery Enterprises. The company is still family-run today as it was sold to the Fisher’s sons T. Continue reading

Scott Archery

A quality release is one of the most important pieces of gear any archery can have. Perhaps almost as much so as the bow itself. Scott Archery has been making quality, American Made archery releases for over 40 years. As the most trusted name in releases, Scott Archery has been identifying the little things that make a big difference to the bowhunter and archer for over 40 years. Proudly Made in America, Scott Archery brings together high-quality materials, target inspired design and tight tolerances to deliver dependable performance that allows you to Release With Confidence. Continue reading

PSE Archery

Looking for a new bow for the upcoming archery seasons? Be sure to check out what PSE Archery has to offer. You’ll find an excellent selection of American Made PSE Pro Series Hunting Bows, PSE Core Series Hunting Bows and the PSE Target Bows. Our entry into the world of archery began with our purchase of a PSE Drive NXT from our local pro shop. 18 months later and the bow has had more than 6,000 arrows through it with no issues. Continue reading

HHA Sports

Yes, another archery company! What can we say, we really like archery. Plus, there are some great American companies producing great archery products. Such as: HHA Sports HHA Sports is based in Wisconsin and sources the majority of their materials locally. If something is not available locally they will venture a bit further away, but still within the United States. If you are looking for a quality movable bow site, HHA Sports has a few different options. Continue reading
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