Monthly Archives: July 2017

The accurate AR

I recently had a discussion with a former gun blogger who has a readership about AR lower receivers, and specifically Anderson lower receivers. He was amazed that they were going for 30 dollars currently in the “gun glut” of all … Continue reading

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Femsplaining “average white man confidence” in the culture wars

So there I was, enjoying the Harry Potter weekend when I saw an advertisement for “The Bold Type” which is about some appropriately multi-ethnic women in magazine publishing. In the preview, one character says this to another… “Go in there … Continue reading

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EPM Mags horrible? OH NOES!!!

Not really. What if I told you a story where the US Army Enhanced Performance Magazines had 3 magazine related failures out of 6000 rounds, and the PMAG had 2 magazine related failures out of 6000 rounds. Would you assume … Continue reading

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Open Access, you paid for it why shouldn’t you have access to it?

  Have you ever tried to access a research article to find it behind a paywall, with an access fee north of twenty dollars and a subscription process that felt like taking out a home mortgage? Well, if so you … Continue reading

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Small Form Factor PC Build considerations

I recently completed a Small Form Factor computer upgrade for a family member. We tried assembling a computer based on used parts, but alas, the used parts included a DOA motherboard, so I went to a surplus store and picked … Continue reading

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I’m done pretending women are safe, even my wife.

Pretty provocative title, isn’t it? Of course it is, and there are really only three possible reactions to such a statement; 1) Meh, who cares? 2) sure, technically nothing is “safe” just various degrees of relative safety or danger, and … Continue reading

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Gear Review: ALG Quality Milspec Trigger

I gave the gift of a Palmetto State Armory “Freedom Rifle” kit to a family member, and we assembled it on his kitchen table then took it to the range the following day. We fed it  a steady diet of … Continue reading

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