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Small Ring Mauser, the never ending internet debate.

For years debate has gone on about exactly what is the “safe” pressure levels for small ring Mauser actions. Someone I respect, Larry Gibson, has used his ballistics lab to produce some data. Larry and I have been arguing about … Continue reading

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Terminal Ballistics, much fire and fury over the internet.

So Tam, writes a pretty reasonable post about not using old bullets that have better alternatives now: http://booksbikesboomsticks.blogspot.com/2017/12/nostalgia-doesnt-belong-in-your-ccw-gun.html What kills me is how they’re hyping 90gr +P .38 Spl & 9mm and 185gr +P .45ACP bullets as if the last … Continue reading

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Lawfare

The Mueller investigation has transparently appeared to many Americans as a politically motivated witch hunt. I didn’t lay down the timeline of the witch hunt, but thankfully someone else did: https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2018/01/05/operation-condor-how-nsa-director-mike-rogers-saved-the-u-s-from-a-massive-constitutional-crisis/ Now…I don’t normally put too much stock into obviously … Continue reading

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How to avoid black Kafka trapping

Courtesy of Damon Young, writer/editor at The Root. 1. If you need a day off and you have no PTO or vacation days left, cite Kwanzaa. “Hey, Bob. We’re off Friday, right?” “I don’t think so, Tyreke. Why would we … Continue reading

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Around the web…

Since my creativity seems to have holed up for a long winter’s nap…here are some of the more interesting things I’ve stumbled across. Interesting analysis of potential impacts of Trump deregulation on the longer term economy: https://borepatch.blogspot.com/2018/01/why-donald-trump-will-transform-america.html?m=1 Speaking of deregulation….. … Continue reading

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1 January 2018

Well…2017 is history. May your next year be better than your last year.

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The Cattaraugus 225Q Knife

If you had to describe the “average” US military knife from WWII, it would be a bowie pattern blade with fullers (aka blood grooves) between 5 and 7 inches long made of a high carbon steel, usually 1095, which was … Continue reading

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