Category Archives: Outdoors

NRA Dispels Conspiracy Theories About Large Federal Ammo Purchases

Good stuff. Much of the concern stems from a lack of understanding of the law enforcement functions carried about by officers in small federal agencies. These agents have the power to make arrests and execute warrants, just like their better-known … Continue reading

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Survey: Public Confused About What Assault Weapons Really Are

Reason – What’s an Assault Weapon? A Reason-Rupe Public Opinion Survey conducted this month suggests such misconceptions are common. After asking the 1,000 respondents if they thought people should be “prohibited from owning assault weapons,” the survey (which is sponsored … Continue reading

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Anti-Assault Rifle Politician Who Waved the AK-47 Was Disbarred After Assault Conviction

Anti-gun Va. lawmaker who brandished AK-47 in legislature was disbarred after brutal 1999 assault: A Virginia lawmaker who drew gasps from his colleagues when he brandished a borrowed AK-47 during an anti-gun speech Thursday was found guilty in 2002 of … Continue reading

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Web Site for Volunteer Enterprises Commando

Right here. Great reference material. A couple of people have made Commando pages, but this is by far the best. Previously – Volunteer Enterprises Commando Tommy Gun-style Stocks for M1 Carbines

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Situational Awareness

Grant Cunningham – The myth of situational awareness, illustrated. This isn’t an example of why situational awareness is a great thing; it’s an illustration of why it’s not the panacea so many make it out to be. Just so we’re … Continue reading

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Storing Guns Safely

Rich has an article about storing guns in a house with kids. I use a big safe and then a small quick access pistol safe. The pistol safe is a DAC Sport Safe, which is an electronic safe with a … Continue reading

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Volunteer Enterprises Commando Tommy Gun-style Stocks for M1 Carbines

A reader emails: i saw your webpage about the commandos, and as you seem to know alot about them, i thought id try to find out something about a rifle i picked up years ago. its an m1 carbine in … Continue reading

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It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye

Luckygunner Labs tests eye protection for shooters. Good stuff.

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Congress Finds Holder in Contempt

Passes 255 to 67, with 17 Democratic defections. The rest of the Democrats staged a walkout. In comments: 65/193 Democrats = 33%, meaning that two thirds of House Democrats were not willing to go on record as defending Holder. That … Continue reading

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5.56mm vs. 223

LuckyGunner (who now has a blog) looks at the difference in depth. As in pretty darned serious depth. Good stuff.

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Review – Streamlight Stylus Pro LED Flashlight

This is second review of a stylus-type light. See yesterday’s review of the 4Sevens Preon 2. Streamlight Stylus Pro Specs 48 lumens maximum Runtime: 6.25 hours C4 LED Runs on 2 AAA batteries, included Waterproof to IPX4 standard Aluminum body … Continue reading

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Review – 4Sevens Preon 2 LED Flashlight

This is the first of two reviews of long, thin, stylus-style flashlights. Tomorrow I’ll review the Streamlight Stylus Pro. 4Sevens Preon 2 Specs 160 out-the-front lumens maximum Runtimes: Low: 23 hours @ 2.2 OTF Lumens, Medium: 6 hours @ 22 … Continue reading

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Lee Segal on Watches

“It is possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure.” – Lee Segal In the world of firearms there’s the phenomenon of gun owners … Continue reading

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Tech-sights on the Ruger 10/22

Recent 10/22s are drilled and tapped for scope mounts and the rear part of the Tech-Sight uses those holes in the receiver. Just remove the protective screws from the receiver, put a little Loc-tite on the new screws, and screw … Continue reading

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Conversation About a Burning, Bullet-ridden Car

ME: That’s gonna leave a mark. TAM: That’ll buff right out. ME: The driver may not notice it now, but he’s really gonna feel it in the morning. TAM: A good mechanic could have it running again in a couple … Continue reading

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