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Rare handguns and custom holsters: new on AllOutdoor

“It pays to build a relationship with a local craftsman.”

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“All men are created equal”

Watching rather diverse outcomes between even identical twins, much less non-identical siblings, suggests that the genetic component is a rather strong contributor. While equality before the law is essential, any expectations of equal achievement are bound to be frustrated. Further, … Continue reading

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A quiet parking lot in the woods

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Grand theft disguised as infrastructure building plotted by Davidson County, TN

My request is for every one of my readers, even if you are not in Nashville: please popularize this image where others from Tennessee might see it. Nashville political class is trying to steal a minimum of $9 BILLION for … Continue reading

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New lightweight armor

During Tennessee summer, the surplus vest I have gives the option of either cooking in it or risking exposure to gunfire. It’s also getting long in the tooth, and there’s no good way of testing Dyneema for degradation over time. … Continue reading

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Three new articles on AllOutdoor

Sig P320 pellet gun MGI Hydra switch-barrel system. Wolf Optics UM8-2 monocular

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A Better P90 Optic Mount: new on AllOutdoor

A new model from Design Machine

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To Camo or Not to Camo: new on AllOutdoor.

To Camo or Not to Camo

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Film Review: Rebellion

Five-part mini-series about the Easter Uprising of 1916 in Ireland. I looked it up because the director just completed The Unknown Soldier about the 1944 Continuation War. Rebellion suggests that the movie will be worth watching. Plot 5/5 Visuals 4/5 … Continue reading

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Musings on Irish independence

Ireland lost 49,000 dead in WW1. Compared to that, combined revolution and civil war casualties in the 4-6 thousand range seem like a small price to pay for staying out of WW2 on either side. While Ireland seems no better … Continue reading

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Incentive to help out Erin Palette

Anyone donating over $125 to help with Erin’s medical expenses after a mauling by dog, would receive a large photo print of their choice from me. You can pick images from my gallery and I will have the largest print … Continue reading

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Help a victim of dog mauling.

My friend Erin Palette had her face chewed up by a dog this morning. The damage got partly fixed, more will have to be done to repair functional and cosmetic damage to the face. For reference, a very small cut … Continue reading

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A good question.

And the answers vary from “criminal intentions” to “treason”. Or well-meaning stupidity of such magnitude as to preclude a successful election campaign…so very unlikely.

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On gas prices

Typically, price of gas reflects the expected restocking costs. If a station sells gas for 2.20 but has to re-stock at 2.40, they lose money. Moreover, rising prices are generally a problem for gas stations, not a boon. Gasoline is … Continue reading

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The big and the small

Accuracy International in .338 Lapua Magnum in the hands of a veteran…and Crickett Precision Rifle in .22LR in the hands of the next generation of marksmen.

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Civilized social intercourse over gunfire

First date included a little 75 to 100 yard plinking with a custom fast-twist Volquartsen rifle. Neither of them missed much, supported further out or offhand at 50 yards. The now-discontinued Gemtech G5-22 mimicked a centerfire suppressor in size, so … Continue reading

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Sunjack 14W Solar Charger: new on AllOutdoor

Energy independence while away from household power.

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SHOT Show 2017 Finds: new on AllOutdoor

Useful, notable and curious guns and accessories.

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Kel-Tec SU22: new on AllOutdoor

A forgotten gem.

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Review of Riton 2-7x Scope: new on AllOutdoor

An inexpensive optic with useful features.

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