Monthly Archives: November 2017

Gun “Buy-Back” Scalability: new on AllOutdoor

The real reason why “compensated” gun turn-ins don’t work.

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Museum musings

Minneapolis Art Institute has a nice variety of work on exhibit. Some of it is pretty life-like. Unfortunately, the excellence of the artwork is not supported by competency in lighting of the exhibit. All lights are very directional cans set … Continue reading

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To Camo or Not to Camo: new on AllOutdoor.

To Camo or Not to Camo

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A funny coincidence

It seems like a lot of Hollywood notable and politicians who overlap in their hatred of Second Amendment rights are also molesters. Their dislike of defensive capabilities in others might just be motivated by the fear of getting shot for … Continue reading

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One part of abuse-proofing the kids

This way, every potential abuser would have this nagging thought in the back of its mind…what if the kid doesn’t get intimidated and turns me into dead meat, either on the spot or later? The same applies to adults.

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A pair of CZs for competition

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Black umbrella

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Henry Long Ranger

Lever action in .243Win (also .223 and .308). Feeds from 4-round box magazines. I saw no point in duplicating numerous .223s I already have, and .243 kicks a lot less than the other option.

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Keystone 722 Youth

Since so many of my friends and models are petite, I have a special fondness for youth guns. And having them on hand, I have an excuse to shoot them myself. This model 722 rimfire carbine is one of my … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rebellion

Five-part mini-series about the Easter Uprising of 1916 in Ireland. I looked it up because the director just completed The Unknown Soldier about the 1944 Continuation War. Rebellion suggests that the movie will be worth watching. Plot 5/5 Visuals 4/5 … Continue reading

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A stable position for firing Henry AR7

One of several ways to stabilize this rifle.

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Musings on Irish independence

Ireland lost 49,000 dead in WW1. Compared to that, combined revolution and civil war casualties in the 4-6 thousand range seem like a small price to pay for staying out of WW2 on either side. While Ireland seems no better … Continue reading

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Updating a suppressed .22 rifle.

My AAC Cloak with 4x Leupold received functional and cosmetic upgrades. Boyd’s At-One stock and matching Cerakote by Fighting Sheepdog.

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Quiet contemplation

vz58 Classic, the newer version with 16″ threaded Lothar Walther barrel.

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Flapper with a Remington #6 rolling block rifle

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Short fuse.

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My favorite photo of Michael Meador

And this renews my inquiry: why don’t professional DSLR cameras have fully articulated LCD viewfinders like entry level camera?

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Just people passing by

Seen while walking around Downtown Nashville.

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A classic Russian-made camera support

RPD seems so worthless as a light machine gun due to heavy recoil, it might actually be more useful as an improvised camera support. How the guy who designed lightly recoiling DP27 in 7.62x54R managed to make a 7.62×39 weapon … Continue reading

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