Monthly Archives: September 2014

Report on PPU 270Win 130gr load

My deerslaying friend Don wrote:¬†Finally, got around to trying the .270W PPU cartridges you gave me awhile back. They shot as good as my custom loads. I was able to group an inch @ 100 yds. I can recommend them. … Continue reading

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Halloween comes early.

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Bullpup SKS

The bullpup is much shorter than the original rifle, a good deal lighter and better balanced. In my opinion, it lacks only a flash hider to be a viable fighting tool. I would have also preferred a red dot to … Continue reading

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My P1914 is back from restoration

I got this rifle back around 2000 for $60. It has very little wood left and kicked most viciously on firing. It was, however, quite accurate. I had a “speedlock” kits installed in it, which made it cock on opening … Continue reading

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Tavor musings

Since Tavor is “unrestricted” in Canada, it’s quite popular there. SInce they have no restrictions on short barrels, I suspect the X95 (13″ barrel) will eventually show up there as well. I saw a sample at the convention, it’s a … Continue reading

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The Missing Measurement in Gun Specification: new on AllOutdoor

Finding the center of balance.

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Random bullpuppery

Steyr AUG in 9mm, with an Aimpoint on¬†Gearhead Works’ rail which raises it to eye level vs. the lower factory rail. It also allows adding short side rail segments for accessories like lasers. Although it doesn’t look as small, the … Continue reading

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Short and long range Israeli martial arts

Krav Maga for the short. I suppose the Glock would be for the medium, or when long guns would be inexpedient in confined spaces. Neat Kydex by Raven Concealment.

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Tristar Viper G2 left-hand shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

Tristar Viper G2 left-hand shotgun.

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Movie review: The Hundred-Foot Journey Acting: 9 Light and SFX: 7 (pretty but overdone) Plot: 9 (not very predictable and full of cute details) Camera work: 9 Overall: 9+ Great date movie, and just interesting in general. Immigrants, in particular, would find certain moments … Continue reading

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My photos in Western Shooting Journal

The article is about the inimitable Alexandria Kincaid of 3G Law.

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Extremely odd camera/card failure. Need advice.

Took about 30 photos with Canon 5D2 tonight, put the 16GB Sandisk Ultra card in the reader and it didn’t auto-mount. Removed it, it mounted as empty volume. Put it in the camera, it came up empty. Put it back … Continue reading

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Neither predator nor prey.

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Random people encountered at the range

And another entirely random person… 5.56mm Bushmaster, Aimpoint, Gemtech Trek suppressor. I am starting to see a pattern with the sight and can choice…  

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1920px wallpaper

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Portraits of friends

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New on AllOutdoor: Gemtech GM22 Suppressor

Maintenance-friendly design with asymmetric baffle stack.

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Improving AK sights

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Smile with teeth.

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