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A modesty device

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Defensive weapon for the infirm.

Rimfire pistols are seldom the answer to defensive needs, but they fit one niche well. The defender in this case is an 86-year-old woman who lives alone. Her hand and arm strength are minimal, so full-weight handguns are not in … Continue reading

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1x Prism Scopes: new on CTD Blog

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Felony by inaction.

The original definition of felony was “a serious crime punishable by over a year in prison”. In theory, felonies are actively committed. Prison or death are supposed to be reasonable punishments for misdeeds wilfully perpetrated. Two problems arise in practice. … Continue reading

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A Real Hot Rod caption contest

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Another review posted.

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Catching up on movie reviews

Der Hauptmann (The Captain) is a recent German movie about the real-life deserter who impersonated an officer and ended up building a team of psychopathic underlings for murdering (mostly) prisoners. Excellent acting, good visuals, poor special effects. The Homesman is … Continue reading

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Vintage visions.

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“Now is the winter of our well-wishing…”

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New textures added to the image library for designers.

Click for 1600px wide versions. As usual, higher resolution images are available on request.

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Cardboard targets and modular stands: new on AllOutdoor

Cardboard targets from the steel specialists.

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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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