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I once knew a man who wore many hats. He was an entrepreneur, running a nice pay-to-fish lake behind his house. He had all the tackle you needed, and cold drinks were always stocked in the cooler. Cokes were a nickel, and he always had Kit Kats on hand.

He ran a restaurant, was a scrap metal wheeler-dealer, owned a construction company for more than 40 years and became a Freewill Baptist preacher.

He was my grandfather. His name was Ira, and he never met a stranger. He called himself a “jack-of-all-trades and master of none.” Others might have called him a Renaissance man.

Keeping the rifle mounted against the shoulder while working the action allows the user to acquire much faster follow-up shots for self-defense.

The lessons instilled in me by my grandfather included:

Never start work until you know what you’re getting paid. Always be ready to adapt. Be the best at what you do. Being versatile is the spice of life.

As a prepper, I employ those lessons almost every day, and they give me a unique perspective on how to approach acquisitions, whether for the field or for stocking up at home.

That was probably the reason I took a liking to the new Henry Repeating Arms’ All-Weather Big Boy that was recently introduced to the market.

When I acquire survival gear, one of the most important aspects I consider is whether or not the tool or item serves more than one purpose. This often saves money by precluding the need to purchase something else, and it cuts down on the space required to store multiple items when just one will do.

Firearms also have to pass this litmus test, although it’s been awhile since I’ve found one that checks as many boxes as the new Henry Big Boy All-Weather. Henry makes some of the finest lever-action rifles on the market; yet, the Big Boy All-Weather falls into its “working gun” category. It’s built to be a rough and tough tool that holds up to the elements but still retains that bit of class that pervades the lineage of Henry rifles to this day.


The All-weather Big Boy

After building its All-Weather series of full-power rifles, including one in 45/70 and one in .30/.30, Henry thought there was a market for such a model in the pistol-caliber realm of rifles. Henry was right: The Big Boy All-Weather, like its brethren, is finished with a hard-chrome plating that Henry claims moves its lever-action rifles into “next-gen” status.

It’s tough to consider a lever action as a next-gen firearm, but there’s no questioning the build quality of Henry’s latest offering. In addition to the finish on the metal parts, Henry also imbues the wood with a tough, moisture-resistant industrial finish. With these applications, the All-Weather series of rifles can stand up to inclement weather and take a little neglect if set in a corner or thrown into the back of a truck cab.

The Henry Big Boy All-Weather handles and shoots well, even off-hand. This five-shot group was fired off-hand at 50 yards in fewer than 6 seconds while the author used SIG Sauer’s Elite V-Crown load.

Unlike the Big Boys that sport the brass and alloy silver receivers, the All-Weather model’s receiver is made of steel. It has a 20-inch barrel, yet it only tips the scale at 7 pounds.

This is a welcome attribute. The Big Boy Silver I reviewed in the past weighed 8.68 pounds. While it is a great rifle, the octagonal barrel helps make it heavier than it needs to be. The All-Weather Big Boy has a round barrel and is much easier to tote around.

Additional attributes similar to other Big Boy models include a 10-round magazine tube, a brass bead front sight and a semi-buckhorn rear sight with diamond insert. It also utilizes a rubber recoil pad with a 14-inch length of pull, and it’s drilled and tapped to accept a scope—for those who dare to commit the ultimate sacrilege. (More on that later.)


The overall length of the Big Boy All-Weather is 37.5 inches. It comes with swivel studs for a sling and incorporates Henry’s transfer bar safety. All in all, these are pretty similar specs to other Big Boys, except for the All-Weather changes that were made.

The Big Boy All-Weather is available in several calibers, including .357 Magnum/.38 Special, .45 Colt and .44 Magnum/Special. The sample I received was the .44 Magnum/Special variety; and, as it turns out, it’s the ideal caliber for the All-Weather platform—at least in my opinion.

The Big Boy All-Weather comes with a walnut forend and a semi-buckhorn sight, as well as a sling swivel stud.

Versatile Is As Versatile Does

One of the things that instantly drew me to the .44 Magnum/Special version of the Big Boy All-Weather is its incredible versatility. For those who are looking for a one-size-fits-all solution in a rifle, this version might be the answer.

First off, the all-weather aspect stands out on its own merits. Being able to carry and use the rifle in rain, sleet and snow without having to worry about the finish or the onset of corrosion is a definite plus. It also makes this rifle a perfect candidate for a truck gun around the farm or ranch or even in the suburbs.

Augmenting the versatility exponentially is the .44-caliber chambering in the Big Boy All-Weather. This caliber allows the user to exploit a wide variety of loads for anything from small- to medium-game hunting on up to protection from large predators such as mountain lions or black bears. With the right load, it could do a number on a grizzly, as well (but your “mileage may vary” in that regard).

Henry sells a Picatinny rail for the Big Boy series of rifles. This allows for mounting different types of optics, such as this Lucid M7 red dot.

In contrast to the .357 Magnum and the .45 Colt models, the .44 Magnum/Special model makes more sense—especially for those who don’t reload. Soft-shooting cowboy loads or similar rounds can be used for small game, while a hard-cast 305-grain load from a company such as Buffalo Bore can assist in taking large and/or dangerous game.

Granted, both the .45 Colt and .357/.38 Special models also have a decent range of loadings, but the top end of .357 Magnum isn’t quite as decisive as .44 Magnum. Additionally, the .45 Colt will usually require the skills of a reloader to enjoy the full range that is available to the .44 Magnum/ Special caliber—not to mention that .44 Magnum is more readily available than .45 Colt when buying off the shelf nowadays.

One often-overlooked aspect of the lever gun is its effectiveness as a self-defense rifle. For people in states that ban “black guns,” a Big Boy lever-action rifle will put 10 rounds of highly effective hollow points at your disposal in a much more “politically correct” package.

A feature of the Henry Big Boy in .44 Magnum includes a brass bead front sight and a 10-round magazine tube.

Compared with a handgun, launching a .44 Magnum round out of a 20-inch barrel gives it a nice velocity bump, making it a great self-defense round. Even the softer-shooting .44 Special will get a nice velocity increase if you’re worried about overpenetration with a magnum load.

To top this off, with a little practice, very fast follow-up shots can be obtained with a lever-action action rifle if more suitable defensive rifles are not available in your jurisdiction.

Even factoring in popular, modern sporting rifles, the Big Boy All-Weather holds up quite nicely in the versatility department. Imagine trying to take small game with a 5.56 or a .308. For that matter, try to envision defending against a black bear with a 5.56. That’s not the first caliber I’d turn to for that kind of work.

Sure, it can be done with larger calibers such as the .308 or 6.5mm Creedmoor, but then, you are getting into larger-framed rifles that weigh a good deal more than the 7-pound Big Boy. Portability, itself, is a considerable factor in versatility when it comes time to hit the trail. Out to 100 yards, the Big Boy All-Weather in .44 Magnum can pretty much cover all your needs, from hunting to self-defense.

The stock comes with a rubber recoil pad and, like the forend, it has an industrial coating to provide moisture-resistance.

Crossing The Line

With iron sights or non-magnified optics, our protocol is to test at 50 yards. Given that I don’t like semi-buckhorn sights, I decided to do something a little radical: Before the Big Boy arrived, I went onto Henry’s website and ordered a Picatinny rail that I later installed on the little rifle. I had decided to do something rather controversial, and before thinking about it too much, I mounted a red-dot sight on the rail. (I could hear my grandfather turning over in his grave and could almost hear the word, “blasphemer!” ringing in my ears.)

Because my eyesight isn’t what it used to be, it’s tough for me to shoot groups at 50 yards and expect great results. The Lucid M7 red-dot optic helped solve that problem. It has a 2 MOA red dot; and, at 50 yards, that red dot covers just a hair over 1 inch. Using my Champion targets with a 1-inch center circle, it was easy to get fairly precise aim with the Big Boy to see how capable it really was.

Thanks to the rubber recoil pad, even heavier loads offer up little felt recoil for the user.

I had on hand SIG Sauer’s Elite Crown 240-grain .44 Magnum load, along with Cor-Bon’s 165-grain hollow points and Hornady’s 225-grain LeverEvolution FTX offering. All these are from top-tier companies, and I was excited to see how well they would perform out of the Henry Rifle.

In actuality, all three loads did extremely well out of the Big Boy, as can be seen in the accompanying table. The king of the shooting sessions turned out to be the SIG Sauer 240-grain Elite Crown load, with a best five-shot group coming in at just .88 inch and an average group size of 1.15 inches. That said, with no magnification, it is hard to factor in human error, especially when the groups were so close in size.

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7 Best Hacker Apps For Android 2018



Welcome! Gamers, playing games on Android is nowadays a very common trend. With these games a game hacking tool is is very necessary. In this article, I will share the list of the best game hacking apps for Android.

Game hacking apps are so important because these apps allow you to manipulate any game. These apps will help you to hack and crack any game to get unlimited game resources. Such as gems, coins, unlimited life, Amos etc. these apps are so cool that they help you to clear any level of the game when you are unable to clear it. It is very annoying sometimes when you struck at any level and can not clear it, These apps are very useful at that time. So, the best game hacking apps are listed below

Best Game Hacking Apps for Android 2018

Lucky Patcher

This app allows you to clear any level of any game by providing you unlimited Amos, gems, coins, and lives. This is also used to purchase any apps from Google play store, without using a penny. It skips the payment gateway during the purchase of any premium app.

Apps For Android 2018 Lucky Patcher


  • You can get any premium app for free
  • Makes the app’s ad free
  • Helps you to clear hard levels of any game
  • You can easily get all features of any game.
  1. SB game hacker app

This game hacking app is the best game hacking app for Android platform. It allows you to manipulate the game settings and get unlimited resources. This app also helps to get premium apps for free. It removes ads from the app and removes bugs. It works only in rooted devices.

Apps For Android 2018 SB game hacker app


  • It comes in multiple languages
  • Understands fazzy and accurate searches
  • Remove bugs
  • Filters the data
  • Prevents the Ads.
  1. CreeHack

This app is another best app for hacking games, and brings you unlimited resources, also clears levels for you. It also bypasses the payment gateway during the purchase of any premium apps. Thus this app allows you to enjoy your games without any interruptions

Apps For Android 2018 CreeHack


  • Purchase free games for you
  • Allows you to manipulate game settings
  • Also works on non-rooted devices.
  • Useful for near about all devices.
  • Overcomes payment gateways.

4. LeoPlay Card

This app is the best game hacking app, as it allows you to modify the games, From purchasing the game for free to creak any version of the game to bring you unlimited resources, for helping you out to clear any hard or annoying level of the game.  The best part is that you need not root your mobile to use this app.

Apps For Android 2018 LeoPlay Card


  • Allows you to get app for free
  • Hack and crack any version of your favorite game
  • Works on nonrooted devices
  • Easy to add new units.
  1. Game killer

This is another premium quality game hacking app that provides you the chance to modify the game variables by hacking the game. This app is useful each and every time when you found any stage of the game hard to clear. Using this app you can increase the number of coins, gems, amos etc. This app will only work on rooted Android devices, you can check smartwoop to know how you can root your device.

Apps For Android 2018 Game killer


  • Android rooting is required
  • You can cheat any level of the game
  • Give you all the premium features of the game
  • Gives you a chance to take all the paid games for free.
  1. Cheat engine

This game hacker app is the most popular among all. Because this app gives the player some extra features than the other game hacking apps. The cheat engine enables the player with more power than the opponent. This app is developed by Dark Byte. This app also brings you the facility to make your modifications in a way you want.

Apps For Android 2018 Cheat engine


  • This app is very robust
  • Tutorials are available
  • Allows the player to make his/her own modifications
  • But all games are not available for this app.
  1. Xmodgames

This app is the best app for you guy as per my perspective. Because this app has everything that you want in your game hacker app. It seems like the developers know all your needs They have everything to provide you. Thus this app becomes the favorite hacking app for many people.

Apps For Android 2018 Xmodgames


  • Provides you more power
  • Searching for rival is automated
  • A vast list of games that can be played
  • The developers come with updated version very shortly
  • Works on both rooted and unrooted devices.

Our verdict

In this article, I have provided the list of the best game hacker app for android. Now it is your turn to check them out and select the best suited for you. You may find dozens of the game hacking app on the market but the above mentioned are the best among them.

Apps For Android 2018 Our verdict

So, I hope you guys liked the article, now and enjoy your games with these hacking app.

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Top 10 Most Attractive Billiards Players



Agree or disagree, but these are my personal selection of the top 10 most attractive billiards players. I encourage you to check out their biographies.

Here’ below are ten most attractive, hottest women pool players from around the world.

10. Emily Duddy

hottest women pool players
Nickname: “The Butterfly Effect”

Ranked as one of the top 10 best women pool players in USA. Emily Duddy is at No. 10 in our list of most attractive but hottest women pool players. She also was a star on TruTV’s pool reality show, “The Hustlers”. At the age of 26, she began her professional career in 2010. Also, in the same year, she took the title of “Rookie of the Year.” Now, she has represented the USA in 7 World Championships in countries including China, Taiwan & The Philippines.

9. Mary Avina

Most Attractive Billiards Players
Nicknames: Princess, The Red Angel, Trick Shot Princess and The Princess of Pool/Billiards.

Born in Riverside, California; this Spanish American hottie comes at no. 9 in our list. Mary currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas. She began shooting billiards at the age of 14. In addition, Mary loves to paint, and has been a model. She’s also a billiard instructor and a martial arts instructor. She is known for trick shot videos all over the internet, and is called a trick shot artist. Princess, one of the most desirable women in sports.

8. Angelina Paglia

Angelina Paglia - Pool Hottiess
Nickname: “Angel”

Born in Michigan, USA and currently resides in Arizona, USA. Angelina, or “Angel” has been a touring pro since 2004. A surprising fact about her; is that she is a synchronize swimmer and a violinist. In addition, she enjoys modeling as well as acting. She began playing billiards when she was 10 years old. Then now she held many titles and to be held.

  • In 1998 Angel was the Duffrin Tour Champion (Canada).
  • In 1999, 2000 she was titled Arizona State 8-Ball Champion. Also in 1999, 2000, 2001 the Arizona State 9-Ball Champion.
  • 2000, 2001 All-American Tour Champion. Also, in 2001 BCA North American Master Scotch Doubles Champion.
  • In 2002 NY Tri-State Tour Championships.
  • In 2003 AWBT Season Opener. Also, 2003 Coors Light Qualifier.

7. Ewa Mataya Laurance

Ewa Mataya Laurance
Nickname: “Leading Lady of Billiards” or “The Striking Viking”

This Swedish –American was inducted into the Billiard Congress of America’s Hall of Fame in 2004. She is also known through her career in the Women’s Professional Billiards Association as a sports writer and sports commentator for ESPN. Ewa is one of the authors of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Pool & Billiards”. She came to the U.S. at the age of 17 to represent Europe in the World Championships and, with the support of her family, decided to stay. Her career as a professional tournament player, trick-shot artist and television commentator still takes her around the world, but since 1999 she and her family—plus an evolving menagerie of horses, cats and dogs—have called South Carolina home.

6. Neslihan Gurel

Neslihan Gurel
Nickname: “Nes”

Ms. Gurel is a native of Ankara, Turkey. Proving to be more than just a pretty face, she is highly athletic. Starting; with her winning first place in Ankara Swimming Championships in 1995. Afterwards, she played both football and volleyball. Well rounded competitor, “Nes” is also a champion dart player; garnered over 30 cups from international and local tournaments. Neslihan Gurel is majoring in fashion design, with a focus in shoes. Her Golden Retriever’s name is “Ma Cherie”. In 2010 “Nes” was a Tri-State Champion, and in 2011 the BCAPL National Master Team Runner Up.

5. Borana Andoni

Borana Andoni
Nickname: “Queen Bee or Killer B”

Here is a beautiful Albanian brunette, now living in Bronx, New York. Borana Andoni was nicknamed “Killer B”, by the late George “Ginky” SanSouci. She spends a lot of her free time, at Castle Billiards Lounge, which is also her main sponsor. Borana came to the USA from Tirana, Albania when she was 10 years old. She attended music school all of her life. She studied piano for 12 years, and the violin for 4 years. Being known as a “nerd” , Borana was in the top 5% of her class at LaGuardia Performing Arts High School. She has a bachelors in Finance and minor in mathematics that were earned at Fordham University. She is pursuing a masters in statistics as well. Amsterdam Straight Pool Champion, 2010 “Predator 9- Ball Tour Female Player of the Year”, Tri- State Tour Champion; a woman of many hats and titles.

4. Jeanette Lee

Jeanette Lee
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Nickname: “Black Widow”

Repeatedly recognized by Billiards Digest as one of the sport’s most powerful people. This gorgeous and fearless mother of 6; has claimed over 30 national and international titles. Formerly the number 1 player in the world and is currently ranked number 3. She was inducted into the Women’s Professional Billiard Association Hall of Fame in 2012 and the BCA Hall of Fame in 2013.

Jeanette was named the WPBA Sportsperson of the Year in 1998 and has also earned Player of the Year honors from both Billiards Digest and Pool & Billiards Magazine. In 2001, Jeanette was the gold medalist for the United States at the World Games in Akita, Japan – the first time the sport of billiards was ever included – and she participated again in the 2013 World Games held in Cali, Colombia.

She was raised in Brooklyn, NY, currently residing in Indianapolis, Indiana. At the age of 13, Jeanette was diagnosed with scoliosis; she underwent surgery and although it was labeled a success, her passion for the Billiards game, often lead to intense pain.

3. Jennifer Barretta

Jennifer Barretta
Nickname: “9MM”

This blonde bombshell is from Norristown, Pennsylvania. Her billiards game of choice is 9-ball, and has been named one of the top 10 female 9- ball players in the world. Jennifer Barretta is a natural athlete and born competitor. Also, she was even featured in a 4 page article in the well known Playboy Magazine. Starting as a small town tomboy; Jennifer became a tennis player, competed in fitness pageants, and has set out to conquer the billiards industry. Jennifer Barretta was voted into ESPN’s “25 Sexiest Female Athletes of all time” and then “The Top 16 Sexiest Female Athletes” on as well.

2. Anastasia Luppova

Beautiful Anastasia Luppova
Anastasia Vladimirovna Luppova is the hottest Russian billiards player. Also, she top the list of world’s hottest women pool players. Luppova is the two-time European champion in Russian pyramid. The Russian Master of Sports and the champion of Moscow in dynamic pyramid. In addition, she has won the Miss Billiards competition in 2009.

1. Shanelle Loraine

Shanelle Loraine
Shanelle Loraine born in Japan, raised in Guam, and once called Guam’s best pool player. She’s one the hottest women pool players in the world. Loraine began playing pool in 2000. Then she had played for four years on the University of Central Florida pool team. She was a sensation for a number of years. While she never snapped off a major event, she still has skill, beauty, grease and charm win over hearts and minds.

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This week in games: PUBG goes to Hollywood, Monster Hunter: World gets a PC release window



We’re back. I hope you enjoyed your holidays, if you celebrate. If not, well, I hope you enjoyed your less-eventful two weeks.

As you might expect news is pretty slow as people ramp up for CES next week. There’s some stuff to recap though, as Monster Hunter: World gets its PC release date, Netflix explores making a PUBG movie, Need for Speed: Payback gets online free roam, someone makes a shooter where everyone’s strapped into desk chairs, and more. This is gaming news for January 1 through 5.

Grab bag

If the recently concluded Steam Sale wasn’t enough to fill your backlog, this week’s Humble Bundle is pretty interesting, if only because the games on offer are such a weird ensemble. TempestLiEat, and Punch Club are at the $1 tier. Next it’s AragamiBeholder, and (of all things) BioShock Infinite at the beat-the-average tier. And if you want to jump to $12, Humble will throw in a copy of the incredible Zachtronics programming-puzzle game Shenzhen I/O.

Long live the king

The first Total War Saga game, Thrones of Britannia, draws ever closer. This week we get a look at King Alfred the Great, the central figure and progenitor of this particular Saga story. I’m hoping the animations actually look this good in the final game, because this is a lot more impressive and natural-looking than previous historical outing Attila.

Worlds apart

When Capcom said Monster Hunter: World would launch on consoles in late January and then on PC later, I guess I assumed a Destiny 2-level delay—meaning a month or two. The reality is a bit more depressing, as World is “aiming for an autumn 2018 release” on PC. Ah well, plenty to play in the meantime.

EVE Valkyrie

CCP is slimming down fast. After shuttering its Atlanta studio in October, CCP announced this week that it’s sold off CCP Newcastle (developers of VR dogfighter EVE Valkyrie) to Sumo Digital, which pinch-hits on many of Microsoft’s games, is working on Dead Island 2, and also developed last year’s excellent Snake Pass. An odd fit maybe, but I’m glad the talented crew at Newcastle was left intact. Valkyrie was a bit thin at final release, but it’s still a pretty fantastic proof-of-concept and kudos to the team for having the vision to build out an interesting VR experience when the tech was still young.

As for CCP…well, they’ve still got EVE.

Free as a bird

Okay, listen: Online free roam was not the feature that would’ve saved Need for Speed: PaybackIt’s a terrible game. That said, it’s baffling online free roam wasn’t in the game at launch. Like…isn’t that all anyone really wants from an online mode in an open-world racer?

Anyway, Ghost Games is adding it. No date yet, but we’ll keep you updated.

Cel shaded

It’s been a while since I’ve checked in with Ni No Kuni II but PC Gamersurfaced this 25 minute demo video this week and I found myself watching it because damn, Ni No Kuni II looks beautiful. I have no idea whether I’ll like the actual game and its weird pseudo-Pikmin combat stuff but the cel shaded character models are just incredible.

Out of time

Here’s a bizarre story about early PC gaming: I remember going to my local public library in 1996/1997 and browsing through shelves of software. In among the various utilities you could borrow, there was one small shelf of games—The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain and its follow-up The Time Warp of Dr. Brain, a couple of Broderbund games probably, and the FMV adventure game Titanic: Adventure Out of Time.

The Dr. Brain games are still abandonware, but good news: Night Dive picked up the rights to Titanic: Adventure Out of Time last year and it’s now housedon From what I remember it’s pretty fantastic—bearing in mind the limitations of 90’s FMV, the game nevertheless attempts to be incredibly faithful to the Titanic’s history.

Battle Royale

The saga of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds gets weirder by the minute. This week, PUBG Corporation’s Chang Han Kim told Inven Global (via RPS) “I’d like PUBG to become a universal media franchise based on the game. We want to take part in diverse industries including e-sports, movies, drama, cartoons, animation, and more. In fact, we received a couple of love calls from a number of developers in Hollywood and Netflix.”

Yes, we’re now looking at the prospect of a film based on a game (PUBG) based on a film (Battle Royale). What a weird world.

Last Man Sitting

Besides, PUBG is old news. It’s all about Last Man Sitting now, a game I first saw on Reddit and which now has a proper-stupid trailer. The gimmick: It’s a shooter where everyone’s in office chairs, and the only way to move is by shooting—the recoil sends you flying backwards. Game of the Year’s never been so easy.

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