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1911 Fans Commence to Drooling

Knives with interchangeable 1911 grips. Not the best shape for a knife handle, but it sure looks cool.

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Robb’s new gun has granite countertops

Robb shows off his latest gun: Now, for those of you who say “Robb, that looks more like a kitchen”, you’d be depressingly right. I wanted a Kriss… Instead I got a leak in the sink that destroyed the counter … Continue reading

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LuckyGunner Shoot Semi-Autos: Coonan, S&W M&P, Kel-Tec PMR, RFB and KSG

The Luckygunner shoot was mostly about fully automatic weapons, but there were plenty of interesting semi-autos to shoot. Yesterday: 7 Full Auto Videos from the LuckyGunner Machinegun Shoot 2011 Today: Video and Notes for non-Full Auto Guns Thursday: People Pictures … Continue reading

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Glock vs. 1911

“A Glock is like that son that goes to college, gets a decent paying job, and is just a normal person. That kid that always does the right thing, doesn’t ask for much attention, and you sometimes don’t show enough … Continue reading

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Guns and cameras, together again

Dr. Strangegun has an illustrated post on detail-stripping a 1911. The camera part is his light rig, which is amazingly practical. I think I have that same tripod (it’s a Sunpak, right?) and I have a basically similar clamp-on worklight … Continue reading

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Bought a gun at Wal-Mart for the first time

Next month I’m attending an Appleseed shoot in Manchester, TN. None of my guns is quite right for an Appleseed shoot, and the 10/22 is their recommended gun barring anything else appropriate. Friday I strolled into the sporting goods section … Continue reading

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“Put down that walnut-gripped 1911 sissy pistol and getcher self a Glock”

PDB – Tupperware Jihad: In all that faggoty advertisementese is no objective explanation why I would choose this gun over, oh, say, a Glock 17, which happens to cost half as much, hold twice as many rounds, weigh half as … Continue reading

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Glock vs. 1911 Shootoff

Via The High Road. Here were the rules. 1. If you pull the trigger and your gun does not go bang, you are out of the match. 2. There is no maintenance on any gun after the match starts. You … Continue reading

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The Wrong End of a Gun

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The Smith &Glockfield Excuse-O-Matic 9000

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Link Party USA

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“Only One Gun”

Anarchangel has an interesting variation on the “only one gun” theme: which gun would you choose for each of these categories? 1. Rimfire Handgun – I don’t have much passion on this one. My Browning Buckmark would be fine, but … Continue reading

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The Intangible Part of Shooting

Uncle, back from the Gunblogger Rendezvous in Reno, writes: I had an epiphany of sorts in Reno. No matter what I do, how hard I try, or what I know: I just don’t like AKs. Period. Can’t help it. I … Continue reading

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New Springfield Armory EMP (Enhanced Micro Pistol) 1911

This is interesting. It’s a 1911 made specifically for short cartridges (9 mm, .40 S&W, .45 GAP) and sized to match. The picture above shows the EMP compared to a comparable short-barreled 1911. From The High Road. Bonus! – This … Continue reading

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Weekly Gun Nuttery

Gullyborg has the Carnival of Cordite 55, with lots of links to Anarchangel’s recent spate of high output, excellent stuff. Cowboy Blog rounds up the gun bloggers Buy a Gun Day purchases. Late addition: Tam’s 1883 S&W top break. Some … Continue reading

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