Monthly Archives: December 2016

Longslide .45

A review of this Eagle XL is coming soon. In the meantime, does anyone know where I can get aftermarket sights to fit Iver Johnson brand 1911?

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After swearing-in ceremony

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Tasty sleeve

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The long and the short of ATI SX2 12ga shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

Performance notes on a two-barrel set

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WW2 Uhertl scope, others like it

Does anyone in or near Nasvhille have such an item that I could photograph? I could use images of any optics older than about 1970.

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The utility of armor

Getting hit isn’t fun even with hard armor on, but trauma pads spread the impact widely enough to avoid most injury. ┬áDefinitely beats being able to see daylight through your own torso.

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“A strong oath…”

Corroborating my results, GY6 video shows the squib and destabilization problems quite vividly in slow motion.

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A Tennessee native in his natural environment


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Hello, darkness

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Flapper girl

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Fighting doesn’t guarantee either victory or survival.

But inability to fight pretty much guarantees extinction or subjugation. “The Last Jew in Vinnytsia” history. A typical American Jew is a little harder to victimize: The same applies to other ethnic, religious, and behavioural minorities.  

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Dangerously bad ammunition (now with updated video)

I posted this video when it became clear that the problems with OATH ammunition are the result of a systematic disregard for quality control. After the first batch of 12ga squibs, they assured me it was limited to one batch … Continue reading

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RDB carbine in action

In slow motion, the lack of muzzle rise on recoil is very obvious. More RDB info.

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Importing video from LG G5 to Premier

Does anyone know what setting I should use for editing G5 video in Premier CS5? I tried 1920×1080 29.97 frame rate, 48kHz audio, but playback looks distorted. Almost as if the encoding fails on any scenes with motion.

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Kel-Tec SU22: new on AllOutdoor

A forgotten gem.

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Playing T-rex

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A tangled mess

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Learning from the misfortunes of others

Since assassins, same as other violent criminals, get to choose the time and the place of the attack, they often land the first hit before the victim can respond. To that end, concealable armor can be a lifesaver. The example … Continue reading

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Good people I know

Three gunsmiths socializing in the manner to which they are accustomed. Scott cleans up well, so he’s showed up in quite a few of the commercial ads and editorials I’ve made. He’s pretty hardy, too.

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And more about Amie at DayByDay…

…go read it!

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