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Range day, August 12, 2017

Range day with a couple friends yesterday.

Very few pics, I didn’t take many, was having too much fun… 😉😆 Maybe more later, a friend took several, if I can lay hands on them… (yes, you Weston!) … 530 more words

Outdoors

Two types of improvised pistol design

Two types of simple homemade open-bolt pistol designs chambered in .22lr. Those pictured in the first example have a conventional trigger while the examples in the second picture are fired by flicking the cocking handle free of a slot holding both it and the bolt back.

Homemade Firearms

Sights

I purchased the shotgun shown here as a just divorced gift to myself, just for the hell of it. Vaguely I thought it might come in handy if I ever were to find myself in brown bear country (I didn’t worry back then about civil unrest). 247 more words

Be A Guy

My Philmont Adventure

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz

This story starts way back in February. Actually before that even, during the SHOT Show to be specific. 2,141 more words

In The Beginning..

Background:

My name is Michael.  I am from rural Indiana.  I am a full-time firefighter and work law enforcement part-time.  My love for guns and tactical gear has grown over the past three years.   304 more words

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Blackhawk grips part 4.0

4th installment for this, first was leather grips, which I need to finish, second was a great block of birch burl, third the 1860 conversion. … 296 more words

New Gear

Grip tinkering.

Pietta 1860 navy grip frame test fit on a Ruger Blackhawk. 😎 Saw someone else do a 1860 grip on a Blackhawk, but wasn’t sure if my cap and ball revolver was true 1860 spec. 151 more words

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