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Here comes trouble

I wonder where Hobbes is…

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Almost a DMR

Eight-year-old Taylor is running his dad’s AR15 with a 3×20 scope mounted, old-school, on the carry handle.  Two and a half inch group at 50 yards isn’t a bad start for the first time he shot anything larger than a 10-22. This … Continue reading

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Bright-eyed and pensive

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Which of them is having more fun?

The guy with an advanced .308 bullpup topped with a Nightforce scope… …or the kid with a GSG522 topped with a budget Primary Arms 1-4x? PS: The kid should have been wearing safety glasses. That was fixed as soon as … Continue reading

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Sending smoke signals?

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Shooting well at age 11.

Went to the range with friends today. Tried their guns and let them try mine. Fond out, for example, that .223 soft points don’t feed well from GI magazines but work just fine from PMags. (Firing on clays set up … Continue reading

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Adults shooting kids’ rifles

Last weekend, I finally zeroed one of the Crickett rifles I have, the left-handed version. I zeroed it at 25m and then tried firing for effect. From prone position, I was able to hit 12ga shotgun shell hulls laid out … Continue reading

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Henry Golden Boy .22 carbine

Tom is left-handed, so a lever action works as well for him as a dedicated left-handed bolt action. His P22 is riding in a holster by Kevin Manley on a gun belt also made by Kevin.

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More than one martial art

Formal shooting competitions originated in Germany about five centuries ago. Top marksmen used wheel lock rifles with range-adjustable leaf sights. Firearm use as a martial art thus predate such traditional disciplines as Aikido and Sambo by over 400 years. Rifle … Continue reading

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