Monthly Archives: July 2013

New on AllOutdoor: Rimfire Conversion Kits

The appeal of rimfire conversionĀ kits

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Extended magazines.

With double-stack magazines, simply extending the tube is more practical. While awkward in a running fight, this has some utility when providing suppressing or cover fire, either to keep an attacker from firing on you or to permit your allies … Continue reading

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Boberg Arms AR receivers

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Neat smoking pipe

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Maintaining proficiency using air guns

Back when I first started shooting, I acquired a CO2 Crossman air gun for my girlfriend. It turned out extremely accurate and I kept it for over a dozen years until somebody borrowed it and forgot to return it. It … Continue reading

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Luxury vs. sufficiency

Most full size and compact modern firearms are sufficient for self-defense. I’ve carried a wide variety and, while I have my favorites, wouldn’t feel too poorly armed even with my least favorite weapon. However, the line is much closer when … Continue reading

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CZ612HC-P with Lucid red dot

612HC-P | Lucid M7 A nice combination on a budget.

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Thompson submachine gun in .22LR

The gun is essentially recoilless. The 30rd magazines come from Black Dog Machine.

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Protect yourself. Protect your hearing.

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Getting ready to use hasty sling for support

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Ink and Lead

“Treaties may be written in Ink, but they are ratified in Steel and Lead.”

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Precision sporting pistol

Volquartsen Scorpion

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Capable authors are doing well

Peter Grant’s science fiction books (with my covers) are doing very well on Amazon. If you have not read them yet, this is a good time to order.

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KSG vs. UTS15

New on AllOutdoor.

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“Knowing Guns” now available on Amazon

Stu Chisholm’s book with my cover is now available on Amazon. There, you can preview some of the content.

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Smoking hot

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Old portraits: Yih-Chau Chang

Originally taken for Concealed Carry magazine. Chau is a well-known civil rights promoter/activist.

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Sometimes, mobility isn’t an option

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