Category Archives: weapon

Henry Long Ranger

Lever action in .243Win (also .223 and .308). Feeds from 4-round box magazines. I saw no point in duplicating numerous .223s I already have, and .243 kicks a lot less than the other option.

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Keystone 722 Youth

Since so many of my friends and models are petite, I have a special fondness for youth guns. And having them on hand, I have an excuse to shoot them myself. This model 722 rimfire carbine is one of my … Continue reading

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Updating a suppressed .22 rifle.

My AAC Cloak with 4x Leupold received functional and cosmetic upgrades. Boyd’s At-One stock and matching Cerakote by Fighting Sheepdog.

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Quiet contemplation

vz58 Classic, the newer version with 16″ threaded┬áLothar Walther barrel.

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Short fuse.

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A classic Russian-made camera support

RPD seems so worthless as a light machine gun due to heavy recoil, it might actually be more useful as an improvised camera support. How the guy who designed lightly recoiling DP27 in 7.62x54R managed to make a 7.62×39 weapon … Continue reading

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Hero Pioneers, as real as Rambo?

Growing up in the USSR, I was raised on the conventional WW2 propaganda which included lots of “hero pioneers” as example. Soviet pioneers were an organization loosely based on Boy Scouts but more analogous to Hitlerjugend in its ultimate form. … Continue reading

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Jard J68: new in Dillon Blue Press

J68 on page 36 of the PDF.

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A maquisard and his nemesis.

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Gunstock color has no effect on the bullet velocity.

Savage Rascal .22 rifle, Vortex 2-7x rimfire scope. It’s the same optic I use on a Marlin 60.

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This is my (first) safety!

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vz58 Liberty model in Dillon Blue Press

My review of the clip-fed California/New York version of vz58 is up at Dillon Blue Press, page 48.

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Father and daughter

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RDB-S prototype

16″ barrel, 26.1″ overall length with the stock extended — same length as M4 carbine collapsed, and with the same iron sight radius. Good trigger, not much felt recoil, weight 5.7lbs.The current version achieving 1.5MOA with 69gr match or 2MOA … Continue reading

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Rice Paddy Squat firing position

Advantages: Stable Keep the shooter out of the mud Easy to assume and to break he position Disadvantage: requires the ability to squat flat footed. In the absence of nearby dividers or roof, low cut shirt isn’t a brass magnet. … Continue reading

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Boberg XR9-S is gone. Long live Bond Bullpup.

The difference between the two is entirely in favor of the newer iteration: Coated locking block and barrel make grease unnecessary. Wooden grips are nicer than the old plastic ones. List price is lower ($977 vs. $1100+ for the Boberg … Continue reading

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Desktop wallpapers

Century Arms C39V2 with Accupoint 1-4x on a TWS railed cover, and Hailey Ordnance .30 Praetor suppressor. Kel-tec RFB 24″ with Vortex 4-16x scope, Viridian C5L laser, and Hailey Ordnance .30 Praetor suppressor. Supported on a lightweight Tango Down ACB4 … 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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Girls and Boys

 

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Glock 19 with a flourish

From Fighting Sheepdog. Combination Cerakote and KG Gunkote.

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