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Rapid fire with shotgun

Cheyenne Dalton is 14. How fast can she ran the updated Auto 5 shotgun and still hit clays? Pretty fast, I think. Good thing Crazy Quail launcher kept up… …and we brought plenty of ammunition.  

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Have you shared your knowledge lately?

Modern armies have 30 or so support staff for every fighter at the tip of the spear. The ratio of support to active fighters in the war to secure individual liberty is even more skewed. For every Alan Gura, thousands … Continue reading

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Another killer ape!

A very precocious child.  

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Recoil is relative.

Dan Coonan is very fond of saying that shooting his gun is an experience. It does have more muzzle flash and recoil and muzzle rise than a typical wonder-9. Actress Morrigan Sanders, age 16, doesn’t usually shoot Coonans. But not because … Continue reading

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Teach the next generation.

Gun safety, effective marksmanship, and the ethics governing the use of such skills.  

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Left-handed Rock River AR15 in use

Works pretty well for the kind of lefties I like. Tech details.  

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My friend Dot

of the On a Wing and a Whim

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Her daddy’s rifle

Some girls run off with dad’s car keys. This one borrowed his M1A instead. She’s a junior Appleseed instructor already at age 18.

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Old photos of Bullseye Brookie

These are from 2011, when Brookie was 13. Bottom rifle is her own custom built 6.8mm, the top is a custom 5.56mm Doublestar.  

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You can always tell an AR15 shooter…

…by how high they place the heel of the stock. .223 Ruger M77 left-hand with 3-9x Trijicon Accupoint. I had a chance to shoot this combination yesterday at 150 yards with only a small branch for support: it worked great. … Continue reading

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A child being seen but not heard

Smith & Wesson M&P22 with a Gemtech Outback 2. Shirts from ENDO.

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Visiting with friends in Knoxville

One of the kids here brought out her own rifle to show it. The girl is nine and the runt of her age group, but it turns out that the AR15 is neither too heavy nor too complicated for her … Continue reading

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Just got back from Pennsylvania

Spent a week with Crickett Rifle company, have many new photos. They also have a very interesting new product in the works to be announced later this year, a logical extension of their expertise in precision manufacturing.

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Two signs of well-involved parents

Personal firearms (and training in their use), and braces. Both give kids a cause for smiling. Remington 870 Youth 20ga in pink camo. Around here, it actually fits pretty well with faded yellowish grass.

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A tug on the lace

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Upgrading the PSL

Romanian PSL is a decent way to launch 7.62x54R without punishing recoil. For a 13 year old marksman, that’s an important consideration. Sure, she’s fired 338 Lapua Mag rifles last year, but they were heavy, set up on a bipod … Continue reading

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Grace (noun)

For this little girl, Grace is both the name and the descriptive adjective. At 13, she evidences adult social graces and capabilities. Her parents can be quite proud of her. And the results: Toys: GSG 1911-22 with AAC Pilot suppressor, … Continue reading

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Little Pistolera

SAA1873-10 Kidnapping women and children would be a lot harder if carrying sidearms and knives was more common.

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What’s a little rain and hail to a free spirit?

One of the recent visitors took advantage of the inclement weather. The rain warmed up in the end but it started out with hail. The volume of precipitation was hard enough to darken the skies perceptibly, all the way down … Continue reading

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They grow up so fast

Years ago, I took photos of Michael Williamson‘s daughter, the actress Morrigan Sanders. In the time that passed, her AR gained better iron sights and a 1.5×24 ACOG in place of the EOTech, but stayed pretty much the same otherwise. … Continue reading

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