Monthly Archives: November 2017

Hero Pioneers, as real as Rambo?

Growing up in the USSR, I was raised on the conventional WW2 propaganda which included lots of “hero pioneers” as example. Soviet pioneers were an organization loosely based on Boy Scouts but more analogous to Hitlerjugend in its ultimate form. … Continue reading

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I have not had a chance to shoot it yet, but other people have.

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A Magazine That’s a Clip, Too: new on AllOutdoor

HC3R clip-loaded magazine for 10-22.

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Jard J68: new in Dillon Blue Press

J68 on page 36 of the PDF.

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SIG Spartan’s Little Brother: new on AllOutdoor

.177 caliber trainer for the .45

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Gothic piratical?

Writer Monalisa Foster with a rare .34 caliber percussion revolver.  A friend of mine is selling it (as is, the lockwork isn’t right) — let me know if interested.

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How and Why.

Martial skills aren’t very good without the underlying ethics. Teach the “why” along with the “how”. Project Appleseed does a good job, but the bulk of the task falls to the parents.

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UTAS XTR12 shotgun

XTR12 is essentially an AR10 in 12ga. Currently, it takes 5 or 10 round box magazines, but 15/20/25 round drums are coming. This photo is an outtake from the upcoming Small Arms Review article detailing my experience with this gun.

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A lady with a 1911

Writer Monalisa Foster with her .45 Sig Spartan. Professional make-up by Paula Petry.

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Shepherding citizens

“If you aren’t paying for a service, then you are the product and not the customer.” On the national scale, this concept came in widely with Bismark’s welfare state. Prior to the 1870s, less numerous rich families usually had more … Continue reading

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

Winchester 1886 Rifle in 45-70 and 450Marlin. HTA convertible 10-22 magazine  

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