Category Archives: rifle

Vicious enforcement of arbitrary laws.

The utterly illogical and pointless nature of the US gun laws can be illustrated with this simple example. Let’s take a gun owner who has an AR15 rifle. Since barrels are available in different lengths, the owner pays a $200 … Continue reading

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New articles

Windham 224 varmint rifle in Dillon Blue Press, page 40. (Just photos) Remington R5 in Tactical Life.

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Random strangers on camera

On my way back from Pyramyd Air Cup 2018, I took a snapshot of a young child at Columbus airport. The eye-tracking feature of my new Sony camera worked extremely well, getting the focus just right even at 2.8 fairly … Continue reading

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Today’s photos, the first two edits.

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Short or long rifle forend: new on DefenderOutdoors

Short or Long: Picking the Forend Length

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Half-Pint Sharps .44-40 Win: new on American Hunter

Speaking of time travelers…a special guest from the 19th century is here.

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RDB-S Review: new on Shooting Illustrated

Kel-Tec RDB-S Survival Carbine

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Catching up on last year’s photos

I met Angel by chance late 2015, and we did the first photo shoot Spring of 2016. Fast-forwarding to October 2017…she made pretty good progress with weaponcraft.

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Ridiculous, defined

This is a 1954 Chinese type 53 (a clone of the Soviet M44 Mosin carbine). Somebody chopped the forend short, replaced the buttstock with an AKMS folding stock and a pistol grip of unknown provenance. The end result is a … Continue reading

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Fun with tracers.

Southern Ballistic Research extended range 45ACP tracers combined with the low-recoil gas-operated Alpha carbine add up to fun and fearsome capability.

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Applies to the current desert peaches too

Writer David Burkhead with his own sword and his daughter graphic artist Athena with my vz58.

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A good birthday party

One of my longtime friends just turned 18. One advantage of dealing with well-raised home-schooled kids — they act like mature humans a lot sooner than most, so Grace and I have worked together since she was 12. Thanks to … Continue reading

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AB Arms/Keystone 722 tactical trainer: new on AllOutdoor

722 tactical trainer

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Present danger in Washington state

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Modernized FAMAS: new on AllOutdoor

French Army patrols upgrade the old “Bugle”.

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Siblings

CJ (10) and Shyanne (13) are what’s right with American youth. Smart, personable and more independent than many adults, they are my allies for winning the future from the authoritarian busybodies.  

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Find inner peace.

Details: Keystone 722 Youth rimfire carbine, Riton 2-7x scope with 22LR BDC reticle, Hunter HD Gold glasses for better contrast, CCI ammunition.

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Tree-hugging for stability

Half-pint Sharps, 44-40 I forget what rifle this is…I think M700 in 5.56mm with a Magpul stock and Geissele trigger.

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Waiting for the predator.

Certain creatures like my friend’s fowl as food. Certain friends prefer those creatures as pelts. Frontier model 22WMR with a 24″ barrel works well for the task.  

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Technology isn’t the devil.

Until 1994, any teen in America could buy a 30-round magazine, in person or by mail. From 1957 to 1968, they could buy an AR15 to go with it, mail order if they so wished. After 1968, they would have … Continue reading

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