Monthly Archives: January 2013

More snapshots from Prague

Typical Czech river sailors? Nice legs. A boy and a girl A doggie date A small pride of cats A spaniel? (Update) Apparently a dachshund.

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Location advice needed for Nashville area

I need access to either a rock formation, or something mountainous (similar to Middle East or Afghanistan) or some urban ruin — but the catch is that I would bring rifles with me. Certain obvious locations in town are off … Continue reading

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Photos of Tavor in Israeli use

I am looking for documentary photos showing Tavor rifles in actual use. These have to be publishable as elements of an illustration — either in the public domain or with known, reachable authors. High resolution — 2000px and up highly … Continue reading

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After a string of fire.

Suppressed SU22 is light enough and quiet enough for a comfortable social outing in the woods of Tennessee. Everyone shot suppressed that day, so the ear plugs aren’t in evidence.

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Freedom of speech in New Jersey

JPFO makes this target available for free download. New Jersey makes shooting at it illegal. Looks like a ready-made First Amendment legal challenge to me. Especially with the text removed, it becomes a very pure example of recognized evil — … Continue reading

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AR15 parts for sale.

Posting these for a friend: Custom Lewis Machine & Tool (LMT) 10.5″ Upper receiver with: LMT 10.5″ chrome lined 1:7 twist 5.56 Heavy Barrel LMT Complete Semi Auto Bolt Carrier Group Tactical Latch for Charging Handle Phantom Flash Hider LaRue … Continue reading

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A strangely charismatic little rifle.

Little Badger in the hands of self-defense trainer Kathy Jackson. Little Badger looks like an illicit love child between an AR15 and a Mk3 Sten. It’s all black metal and Picatinny rails, with a ladder sight of M2 carbine and … Continue reading

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Speaking of Henry lever actions

I need to get the 44Mag out to the range and figure out the drop past 100 yards. 240gr bullet has muzzle velocity of 1745fps. At this time, the Big Boy is zeroed for 50 yards. If zeroed for 100, … Continue reading

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Comblock guns

Back in the 1980s and 90s, comblock guns referred to weapons produced in the Warsaw Pact countries and China. Given the changes in our world since, we may soon be able to apply that term to Armalite rifles produced in … Continue reading

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M1A Scout in a Rogue bullpup stock

18″ Springfield Scout Squad rifle in a Rogue bullpup stock. In the two views, you can see the “belt and suspenders and then some” approach to sighting — 4-16x scope and red dot (both Vortex) plus offset Dueck iron sights, … Continue reading

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My hunting rifle and Katyn forest.

I own many rifles, but I only hunt with one of them. Feinstein’s latest effort to disarm Americans would ban it. It would ban that entire shape of rifle (bullpup) as well as that entire category (semi-auto with a box … Continue reading

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New teeth for my model.

Wendy has appeared in two of my RKBA posters. Her daughter and husband have been in a dozen more. Now we can help her in turn and I would urge my readers to put what you can in the fund. … Continue reading

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If you like folding stocks on AR15s, here’s another upper option

Since their web site is still in development, I’ll post the two sides of their SHOT show handout. These should start shipping by Spring. You can see their Facebook page for now.

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Where flat-shooting pistols really shine

Coonan .357 and other flat shooting handguns really shine in the desert. They weigh less than rifles yet cover a decent range for defense. Towards the South of our country, that may be a serious consideration. A pistol in 10mm … Continue reading

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Canadian photographer Dickson Ly

One of many interesting people met at SHOT show, Dickson runs Transgressive Media.

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Match accuracy in a plastic rifle?

Last year, I shot a Chiappa 15-22 at an indoor range with a 1-4x scope. At 25 yards, the bullets consistently clover-leafed. I absolutely did not expect that result from a lightweight upper on a plastic lower, especially since I … Continue reading

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Back from SHOT show

The 2013 show was a major success. I will be posting photos and articles from it in the next several weeks. I even managed two range trips: the first at Media Day (which was fun but extremely cold and windy) … Continue reading

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The transparent shotgun

Of the guns I shot at SHOT show Media Day, the competition version of MKA1919 impressed me the most. It was the most transparent clay-busting device ever — I hit 9 of 9  with it though I am a lousy … Continue reading

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New Keltec KSG video

Mesa Tactical | Keltec KSG

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Are presidents the new royalty?

This Secret Service White House guard with P90 submachine gun protects Obama and his family. His fully automatic weapon uses 50 round magazines. When it comes to protection of your family, Obama objects to semi-automatic weapons and 11-round magazines. Not … Continue reading

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