Monthly Archives: April 2019

ETA Powermatic 80

Recently I’ve been seeing some very reasonably priced Swiss watches with the “Powermatic 80” movement. There are plenty of reviews on this movement out there on the internet, but I find this movement intriguing for a few reasons. 1. It’s … Continue reading

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5.56×45 Load Data

Volumes have been written about the M16 and the ammunition ran through it. I’ll add my two cents in here and there, but for the most part this is just a blog post to give reference data. M193 Powder: 28.5 … Continue reading

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Condition 3 failure alternative analysis.

If you are in a business where you are likely to be on the pointy end of violence, you should carry with a round in the chamber. Cop, security guard, convenience store clerk, bank teller (if allowed by employer), are … Continue reading

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Strep, Necrotizing Fasciitis, and Illegal Immigration

The TL:DR version of the stories linked below is that illegal immigrants have been carrying flesh eating bacteria into the United States since at least late last year. A US Army trainee from California lost his leg to the disease, … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Vietnam, and possibly the War on Terror

The anniversary of the war in Vietnam came and went again this year. The population of veterans who actually served in Vietnam continues to dwindle due to the inevitable march of time. But in terms of events that shaped the … Continue reading

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