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TAC range in Knoxville is under new ownership

The range time is reasonably priced, the facility is clean and well-ventilated, and they offer courses for improving proficiency. This time of year (and during the hottest summer), I’d rather shoot indoors. And they rent submachine guns (Uzi, Sterling, Sten, … Continue reading

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Maturity isn’t just a function of age.

Sydney is a competitive shooter. I’d rather have her around than many chronologically adult people who haven’t a fraction of her maturity, education and ability. Of course, there are times when she acts like the 14 year old that she … Continue reading

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“Это пять!”

In Russian, school grades go from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest). So the expression “It’s a five!” represents approval. This MP is definitely a five! (another MAD submachine gun)

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Range snapshots of roller-locked guns

With one company making such guns known for rudeness and another for shoddy quality, it was nice to hang out with friendly people who make good 5.56mm, 7.62mm and 9mm roller-locked guns. By accident of lighting and timing, we can … Continue reading

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Unwinding between bouts of work

My tech support is in town. Ingram 45ACp submachine gun with a home-made (properly tax stamped) Scionics-type silencer. No usable sights (needs a red dot) but can be point shot fairly well out to 35-40 yards.

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I aim to misbehave

UMP45 submachine gun. And it’s never been more fun!

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A triumph of marketing

“By 1945, everyone was in the French Resistance…” An interesting article about it.

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One of my favorite portraits for the year.

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A bad day in the French countryside

When the bolt stays forward on your last machine pistol magazine, it’s going to be a bad day…but probably not for very long.

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Uzi loaded with tracers

Wherever he is, John Galt probably prefers a weapon with more range. The Uzi, especially with the solid wooden stock, does work all right to about 100 meters. A little more forward lean would have been nice, but it worked … Continue reading

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Chris Cheng talks about MP5 submachine gun

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Because they are fun!

Submachine guns have many practical uses. They are also plain fun. This man picked one up for the first time in his long life. Like driving a car or riding a bicycle, the pleasure comes from being in control of … Continue reading

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The social importance of Personal Defense Weapons

Produced with the assistance of Czechpoint USA.

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Solothurn MP35, rare 45ACP model

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Kriss 45ACP submachine gun

Kriss shown at Lucky Gunner shoot. Uses Glock 21 magazine extended to hold 25 rounds.

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One of the Lucky Gunner shoot organizers

Angela not only did much of the shoot organizing but also ferried cold water and ammunition to shooters all day. She’s looking pretty fresh here despite the many hours spent running back and forth in the heat! Kriss | EOtech … Continue reading

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Where I was this weekend: Lucky Gunner shoot

http://smallestminority.blogspot.com/2011/05/start-em-young.html MP40 http://tractioncontrol.well-regulatedmilitia.org/?p=10309 Kriss semi http://tractioncontrol.well-regulatedmilitia.org/?p=10314 Kriss auto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4SWdL7s5NQ BAR 30-06 http://mytumultuousadventure.blogspot.com/2011/05/oleg-volk-at-work.html Taking photos Had the opportunity to shoot several interesting weapons: MP40 — as always, very pleasant to fire but feels entirely too toy-like. M3A1 “grease gun” — love … Continue reading

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