Monthly Archives: March 2014


UTS15 with EOTech holographic sight. Stoked with a mix of Rio 00 buck and slugs in a Comp-tac carrier on Minotaur belt. Backup pistol is a Glock 23 in a DragonLeather Flatjack holster.  

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Capoeira at Peabody campus  

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Various recent photos


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Bigger is more American

1963 Plymouth Valiant was considered a compact in its time, despite the 3.7L 6-cylinder engine. Similarly, BAZ45 is a compact gas-operated pistol-caliber carbine despite the nice, fat 45ACP caliber. Feeding off slightly modified M3 Grease Gun magazines, it has the … Continue reading

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Various birds

Not sure what species this is.   Blue Heron? Seen from afar.    

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Yugoslav M48 Mauser

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Walther PK380: new on AllOutdoor

A low-recoil self-defense option.

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A child being seen but not heard

Smith & Wesson M&P22 with a Gemtech Outback 2. Shirts from ENDO.

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Made with the finest child labor

Why use mechanical loaders when a voice-directed self-propelled model is available? Previous software revisions here.   

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Beretta M9

“Waking a person unnecessarily should not be considered a capital crime. For the first offense, that is.”  – Robert Heinlein

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Adding value right before our eyes

Start with a thin wooden board or a piece of laminate. End with a pair of high-quality sculpted grips.   Offer a choice of colors and patterns. This is what capitalism is all about: combining “surplus” capital with time and … Continue reading

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A professional illustration of how cameras and lenses aren’t perfect I noticed the same about my own equipment, which is why I use live view focusing with 300/2.8 when practical.

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Beretta CX4 Storm 9mm carbine

Gertrude first appeared in my photos almost twelve years ago. Storm 9mm carbine has little recoil and is easy to configure for left or right hand ejection. One of my friends has an article about it coming up, I will … Continue reading

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Visiting with friends in Knoxville

One of the kids here brought out her own rifle to show it. The girl is nine and the runt of her age group, but it turns out that the AR15 is neither too heavy nor too complicated for her … Continue reading

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A call for photo props

I’d like to do photos with a few items that aren’t normally available to me: Scooters, similar to Vespa Pre-1970s cars Harps, grad pianos, other substantial musical instruments Ideally, these would be available in Nashville. I should be able to … Continue reading

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New on AllOutdoor: Factory military sporter rifles

Then and now.

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Catching up on editing photos from Switzerland

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The smallest dragoon

“Dragoons ride to the scene of the battle, then fight dismounted.”

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New on AllOutdoor: Keltec PLR22 and Crickett pistols

Two rimfire pistols compared and contrasted.

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Black lace

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