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My poor friend Terry.

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Felony by inaction.

The original definition of felony was “a serious crime punishable by over a year in prison”. In theory, felonies are actively committed. Prison or death are supposed to be reasonable punishments for misdeeds wilfully perpetrated. Two problems arise in practice. … Continue reading

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Vicious enforcement of arbitrary laws.

The utterly illogical and pointless nature of the US gun laws can be illustrated with this simple example. Let’s take a gun owner who has an AR15 rifle. Since barrels are available in different lengths, the owner pays a $200 … Continue reading

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vz58 shortie

A compact customization of vz58 carbine.

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California girl in America

In the finest tradition of Japanese anime, running a belt through the M60 gets a big smile from a 14 year old girl. She showed good competency and safety habits…especially considering that was her first time ever on a range!

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A quiet day in nature

I love Tennessee Autumn…mid-November with 70*F weather. The targets we set up in the woods get populated with lead and copper, but without our ears getting a beating. This rifle is one of five SU16s built by keltec in 300 … Continue reading

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ATF Rule 41F cometh

In one week, new ATF rules (or whims) governing NFA trusts go into effect. I would like to recommend Matthew Bergstrom of Arsenal Attorneys for doing trust re-statements. That way, you will not risk a paperwork violation and be able … Continue reading

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Are machine guns really that hard to control?

So many on our side of the gun control fight have despaired of ever getting automatic weapons deregulated to pre-1934 state that they make excuses for the enemy. “Automatics are uncontrollable anyway”, they way. “A waste of ammunition”. It’s a … Continue reading

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This is why I look forward to Mondays

This video was made yesterday in my neighbor’s back yard. Origin 12 home. My older video about it. Another video from the same day.

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Photos from range day with Faxon

I promised photos. The gun runs at about 700rpm and remains controllable. Trigger is good enough for squeezing off single rounds in auto mode, though we shot 2-4rd bursts most of the time. Beta testing showed full compatibility. And, of … Continue reading

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ATF trying to make NFA compliance process even more onerous

This time, by restricting NFA trusts. You can comment on their web site. Here’s an example of a constructive comment written by my IP attorney Glenn Bellamy, aka Armorer at Law. Rob Allen and Joe Huffman also have sample letters … Continue reading

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Kel-Tec SU16D short-barreled rifle in action

The boring reliability is why an SU16 is my go-to rifle.

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Twelve times twelve

Another Coal Creek Saiga with a 12-round SGM magazine. I haven’t chronographed this gun, but other people’s data indicates drop of muzzle velocity from 1250fps to about 1000. Seems like a reasonable trade for the small length. Fans of longer … Continue reading

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Another 12GA shortie

Also seen at Coal Creek Armory, a Saiga 12 with 8″ barrel and 12-shot magazine.

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Don’t end up like Reginald Denny.

SU16D12 The rail was designed by a Kel-tec employee and is one of several made for evaluation. The carbine can be fired with one hand if necessary and runs great with the 60-round Surefire magazine. I’d probably prefer a lighter … Continue reading

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Keltec SU16D: a weapon for tight spots

SU16D has either a 9″ or a 12″ barrel (shown). With a sort stock, a 60-round magazine and a red dot sight, it’s quite a rapid room-cleaner. Loud, too.

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Where I was this weekend: Lucky Gunner shoot

http://smallestminority.blogspot.com/2011/05/start-em-young.html MP40 http://tractioncontrol.well-regulatedmilitia.org/?p=10309 Kriss semi http://tractioncontrol.well-regulatedmilitia.org/?p=10314 Kriss auto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4SWdL7s5NQ BAR 30-06 http://mytumultuousadventure.blogspot.com/2011/05/oleg-volk-at-work.html Taking photos Had the opportunity to shoot several interesting weapons: MP40 — as always, very pleasant to fire but feels entirely too toy-like. M3A1 “grease gun” — love … Continue reading

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