Monthly Archives: October 2016

Firearm Talk

Every once in a while I like to look at the current market and see what is a solid deal, and what really isn’t. Bolt action rifles. There is one rifle that keeps standing out as a solid value, the … Continue reading

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Reloading: Rifle Powder Temperature Sensitivity

There are a lot of reloading powders out there, and they all work to make ammo that safely goes bang as long as you do your part. For years, the subject of “temperature sensitivity” was more about knowing how your … Continue reading

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Rebuilding a society

War is politics continued by other means. The corollary could be that “politics is war that hasn’t yet escalated to naked violence” is probably a more accurate summary of the relationship between armed conflict and politics. I don’t advocate violence, … Continue reading

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Gun Confiscation

This article has been making the social media rounds: http://www.alloutdoor.com/2016/08/31/democrats-will-never-confiscate-guns-instead-youll-hand/ in which the author makes the case that “big government knows all, sees all, and resistance is futile.” It is worth reading, because quite literally that is one of the … Continue reading

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Exploring the ethical dilemma of breaking the law to make a point

Say that someone supported the current war on (some) drugs, and refused to acknowledge the waste of tax payer money as anything but “sound governance” and all those convicted of marijuana possession “must have done something to deserve it.” How … Continue reading

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My Favorite Metrics

There are a lot of rifle cartridges, some gain popularity then die out like the 8mm Lebel or 25-35, some lose popularity and make a comeback such as the 45-70. Some are introduced to much fanfare and then disappear (WSSM … Continue reading

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Heavier…

Power, speed, protection…pick any two… The Army is getting heavier. The Airborne forces are working to get more air drop capable prime movers, and “mobile protected firepower” however that turns out. The JLTV is replacing a bunch of HMMWV variants. … Continue reading

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