Monthly Archives: February 2013

Final protective fire.

This rifle is not shown with a bipod because of its dual long/short range role. Sandbags or other improvised supports would keep the shooter less visible than a bipod, and the forend thermal wrap combined with a VFG would keep … Continue reading

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Windows updated breaks screen smoothing of text and graphics.

I found plenty of notes on the problem but not a clear solution. Any suggestions how to deal with the fuzzy text and non-antialiased graphics that just cropped up this morning? Is there a simple way to roll back Windows … Continue reading

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Liberty Training Rifle

The long-awaited Marlin 795LTR is finally in production and will be available shortly. The concept of Liberty Training Rifle is best explained on the Appleseed site. I used to own a regular 795 carbine. This model is a considerable improvement, … Continue reading

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Batch-editing EXIF data

Any suggestions on how I can edit EXIF on multiple JPG files at once? Need to change Author field.

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Cold weather in Tennessee

Today’s high was only 5*C (41*F) – the day was cold, dreary and wet. I must not have moved far enough South for a sufficiently warm winter. At least we had warm clothes available.

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Getting a handle on the situation

The replacement handle from Twisted industries (scroll down to see it) allows a much better grip on the bolt handle. It still locks into the bolt lock notch, and reduces the pressure on the fingers to make loading and unloading … Continue reading

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Various magazines for M&P15-22

The standard M&P 15-22 comes with very reliable 25rd magazines. They have only one down side, the open construction to facilitate loading. They are also out currently of stock with most vendors. Two alternatives both raise capacity and improve sealing. … Continue reading

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White hat

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Photographer Matt Vollman

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.22 conversion kit for Ruger LC9

Same milled magazines as the PF9 and P11 kits.

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Colorful Keltecs

The grip frame comes with a replacement hammer, but the rest of the parts come from your original gun.

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A Webley story

Linoge put up an overview of a .38 Webley revolver which actually improved on the official Webley book in terms of useful info.

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Smith & Wesson M&P15-22

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Ava and Flashbang

Kathy “Cornered Cat” Jackson introduced me to Looper holsters at SHOT show and I got several of them in the mail recently. In use photos will follow soon. Feminine bra-mounted Flashbang with Keltec PF9.

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Insulting the intelligence of women

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Knife and net

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After a hard day’s work

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So proud of our students…we treat them as morons!

University of Colorado is in the news, but they are hardly exceptional in the typically dismissive and disrespectful treatment of students by colleges. Typical rules of student conduct presume a retarded minor child and not a young adult — or, … Continue reading

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Somebody doesn’t like my posters.

Fast-forward this video to about 10:50 mark to hear an anti complain about this image of Lori. The young woman in the photo was 16 at the time.

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