Monthly Archives: October 2016

Two new articles on AllOutdoor

Cold Bore Accuracy vs. Small Groups   Toolcard by Lever Gear

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Adobe InDesign

I have a couple of fairly simple questions about Adobe InDesign document set-up. Is anyone of my readers willing and able to assist?

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This is why Hollywood doesn’t feature armed kids in movies.

“Home Alone” would have been over in minutes…

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Somewhere in modern Hobbiton…

Bilbo saw that the moment had come when he must do something. He could not get up at the brutes and he had nothing to shoot with; but looking about he saw that in this place there were many stones lying in what … Continue reading

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Looks like the compact camera search is over.

The winner is Panasonic GM5 with 20/1.7 lens, carried in CCW Breakaways pants. The main challenge now is to find a reasonably priced used GM5 body that’s not bundled with a zoom lens. Any pointers?

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Roni “Civilian” carbine: new on AllOutdoor

Pistol-carbine for self-defense and sport shooting

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Compact camera musings

Sony NEX7 with 20mm/2.8 pancake…fits all needs except macro. Same with 30/3.5 macro fits all needs except pocketability. It would even mount the FE 55/1.8 as a short tele. From standpoint of ergonomics, Olympus Pen F would bring articulated LCD … Continue reading

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A roll in the hayloft with a Czech beauty

UK59 (“universal machinegun”) in 7.62x54R shows obvious ZB26/Bren features, but adds a unique cocking with the movable pistol grip. It also has the infamous shoulder thingie that goes up. My friend tells me that hay bales are actually quite good … Continue reading

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Radom P64

New manufacture 9×18 Makarov ball — it’s curious to see “Red Army” branding on Polish made ammo, considering how poorly the current Poles think of the USSR.

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Portable generator recommendations needed

I am looking for a field-portable generator suitable for running a couple of studio flashes (without preview lights). Total current draw would be quite low. Main requirements are: Quiet Reliable Lightweight Simple in operation Any suggestions on what to buy … Continue reading

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PPS43

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“А глаза такие добрые-добрые…”

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Reflex suppressor

Part of the AmTac reflex suppressor goes over the barrel, behind the muzzle. That increases volume without adding too much length to the gun. Lancer carbon fiber forend provides thermal insulation.

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Second Amendment for new arrivals

Even though I knew of private gun ownership when I first came to the United States, there was still an emotional disconnect between seeing others own guns and realizing that my parents could. For people from even less RKBA friendly countries … Continue reading

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Worlds Rimfire Steel Challenge 2016

The first edits. I’ll post details and more images later. Alexis with Volquartsen Scorpion and Leupold Deltapoint. Another Scorpion in Chase’s hands. Aimee’s 2245 modified by Tandemkross, with Vortex Razor. TacSol X-Ring with another Razor. CZ 75 Kadet. Cole runs … Continue reading

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Compact camera considerations again…

This topic seems to come up regularly. With my 4/3 body now in deep infrared configuration, I have no small cameras on hand. My smallest body is Sony A7R, and it’s hefty once 55mm lens is attached. It also lacks … Continue reading

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Armagon G12 shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

A Shotgun Fit for a Rifleman

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Spotting anti-gun propaganda

Just saw a link to an animation featuring sheriff’s kid shooting dad with a visibly unloaded Winchester rifle. The hammer on the safely carried rifle is shown in the uncocked position, followed immediately by the accidental shooting. People who are … Continue reading

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Friends between Gainsville and Atlanta?

I am looking at doing part of that drive tonight. I don’t feel up to the 5 hours all at once, so would like to check if anyone half-way between the two points would like an overnight guest.

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