Monthly Archives: August 2013

Coming to Dusseldorf, Germany

I will be visiting Dusseldorf again in mid-September. If you live there and would like to connect during my trip, please let me know. I’d like to see more of the city that the brief look I had around last … Continue reading

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Rossi Circuit Judge 45Colt/.410: new on AllOutdoor

What price versatility?

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Computer freezing up again.

Once two days ago. Twice yesterday. Three times so far today. Has to be physically unplugged for a few seconds before it will turn back on. Does it while idle or while in use. Always the same symptoms: the image … 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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Sharp-eyed little girl with a long reach.

Left-hand Ruger 77 in 223Rem under a 3-9x Accupoint. Hannah, age 12, was doing 150 yard head shots on a silhouette target with basic 55gr ball ammunition. When the zombies come, I am hiding behind her.

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Restored heirloom

My friend got this gun when he was 7 years old. By the time I saw it, the old bolt action 410 was rusty, nasty and had severely damaged wood with little finish left on it. Then Buck Williams from … Continue reading

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For those who seek Keltec rifles

RFB SU16 They also had such neat things as 22TCM and 50Beowolf ammunition, Browning micro 1911-22 and polymer AR lowers and uppers.

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Photographer Matt at the range

Camera, rifle, good company — enough for a contented smile. When darkness falls and the Morlocks come out, he will be ready…if I remember the spare batteries.

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Yesterday at the range.

(Photo by Matt Vollman) SU16 locked on an empty magazine. Trijicon Reflex strikes me as a good sight for a short-range defensive rifle — it’s always on and has a fairly wide field of view. Laser provides a backup solution. … Continue reading

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Natural camouflage

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The Rifleman’s Shotgun: new at AllOutdoor

An overview of MKA1919 box magazine 12ga shotgun.

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Question for my writer friends.

Would Killer Nashville writer conference be worth-while for a beginner fantary/sci-fi writer?

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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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WTB: mid-size sedan in Nashville, TN

A close friend wants to buy a mid-size sedan (preferably Honda or Toyota). Price range $5-6,000. What can be reasonably expected at that price? Does anyone know of specific recommended vehicles for sale.

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Revolvers for Rough Riding

Most of my medium frame revolvers are made by Alpha Proj and imported by Czechpoint. I like everything about them but would rather not subject the blued finish to the high humidity of Tennessee summers. I still remember the Sig … Continue reading

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New at AllOutdoor: Training with rimfire revolvers

Advantages of single and double action revolvers.

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The gun for backyard practice

Just tested it in the back yard. At 21ft, it produces third to quarter-inch groups — single action, with very close attention paid to the trigger control. It comes with a bore brush and taller/lower front sights. The weight and … Continue reading

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An actual girly rifle

My friend Kyle is holding a girly bolt action rifle. I think it’s in .280Rem (could be 308Win, I can’t recall). The point is, this rifle belongs to a girl. No pink furniture or Hello Kitty accents. So sorry to … Continue reading

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Defcon-grade cutie

“If she wants your wi-fi password, she will give it to you.” – Mad Mike

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