DIY Small Scale Artillery – A Black Powder Cannon

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My father, “Pops”, was a welder by trade, as was his father. Both did far more than just weld, being from the same stock that built this country into the great powerhouse that it once was. Rare was the time either my dad or […]

Review: Crossman Pumpmaster Classic pistol

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Recently, I had need of a quiet, lightweight, yet powerful option to dispatch […]

Choosing a Firearm Caliber – Common vs. Uncommon?

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With the recent string of attacks on our Second Amendment freedoms, the supply and demand model has reared it’s ugly head.
With the possibility of removing or simply restricting our freedoms to own and use firearms, everyone that ever thought of getting a gun has come […]

Choosing Your First Handgun – Currently a Free Kindle Book

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Update 27 March 2013: This book is no longer offered as a free download, unless you are an Amazon Prime member. The price listed at the time of this writing is $6.99. However, even at that price, I consider this an excellent first […]

.17HMR My Vote for the Ultimate Caliber

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I went to the Sebastian Shooting Range Sunday, and only took a 9mm pistol, and a 17HMR Henry lever action rifle to shoot. I’d fired the pistol many times before, but never had the opportunity to do much shooting with the Henry. I very happy I […]

Guns or Butter?

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With the current news, I thought it would be a timely topic to write about guns vs. butter.
From Wikipedia:
In macroeconomics, the guns versus butter model is an example of a simple production possibility frontier. It demonstrates the relationship between a nation’s investment in defense and civilian goods. In this example, […]

The M44 Mosin Nagant

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I had the pleasure of firing a piece of history last weekend, the Mosin Nagant M44. I wanted to list a few facts about it, add a few thoughts, and show a video of my wife and I firing it.
The Facts
The Mosin Nagant is a bolt-action rifle that originated […]

Handguns I Have Known

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Guns are like any other tool or commodity to me. I find that because of the air of mystery about them, the market is pretty good for buying and selling them. I keep very few, and have no problem buying something I know is priced right, then moving it […]

Guns and Ammo

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I went to a gun show this weekend, one that happens several times a year and that I’d been to many times before. The crowd is usually decent, but not so crowded as to be elbow-to-elbow at every turn. Not so this show.  Not only were there about 40% more […]

SALESMAN OF THE YEAR – An Opinion on Gun Control

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I was working on a post when I stumbled upon an article that not only caught my attention, I couldn’t stop reading it. The author was well versed in what he spoke about, and what he wasn’t an expert on, he didn’t offer […]