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Whitney firearms

Have you ever heard of Whitney firearms before? Perhaps not but possibly you have heard of Eli Whitney inventor of the cotton jin. Well soon after Whitney found his Cotton jin invention stolen by the Yankees he set out as a gun manufacturer which isn’t the real big deal about him. 76 more words

Thai made 1911 copy

A copy of the .45 Colt 1911 with MKIV Series 70 markings locally made in Thailand . The barrel bushing on this example is retained by a screw.

Semi Auto Pistols

Building a Reloading or Gunsmithing Bench on a Budget

Tactical Rifle Shooters 

With over 40 years in shooting sports, and having moved house seven times, I have lost count of how many work benches, gunsmithing benches, and reloading benches that I have built. 498 more words

Lonsdale

I *Think* it's time to re-blue my 30-06 barrel.

At the least, some serious touch ups are needed. Dragging it through the brush the last several years has taken its toll… Not to mention it turned 49 years old this summer, I’m sure some of these scratches were there before it was mine. 539 more words

Outdoors

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

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