Monthly Archives: January 2013

Screw WordPress

I hate infinite scrolling. If I don’t check my facebook every day, then my news feed gets so long that my computer freezes before I get caught up. Unfortunately, I have learned that WordPress forces all blogs to use infinite … Continue reading

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Frakking WordPress!

Why is it so damned difficult to find a half-decent wordpress theme? I’m struggling to avoid profanities, but no string of words can express my frustration with this system. Every theme i look at has ‘Infinite Scroll’. Infinite Scroll is … Continue reading

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Bolt Rifles 3: The New Badass on the Block

Hopefully, you already read my last two posts about bolt-action rifles. I am truly fond of the concepts of the Ruger Scout, Ruger 357/77, and CZ 452. However, those first two posts were build-up and background on my thoughts about modern … Continue reading

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Bolt Rifles 2: CZ 527 Carbine

The CZ 527 Carbine is an interesting rifle. Continuing the Scout rifle theme, it has a removable 5-round magazine, iron sights, an can mount a scope in the rear location. It is chambered in either .223 Rem or 7.62×39, both … Continue reading

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Bolt Rifles 1: Ruger-Gunsite Scout Rifle

It’s funny. I think of myself as a fan of semi-autos, and particularly modular systems like the AR-15 and 10/22. Yet, I own as many bolt-action rifles as semi-autos, and more revolvers than pistols. In these politically uncertain times, it’s … Continue reading

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Gun Gripe 1: 9mm

This is the first in a series of Gun Gripes, little side notes about annoying gun stuff. 9mm – 9x19mm, 9mm Luger, 9mm Para, 9mm Parabellum Is that so hard? Go browse YouTube (known for idiots), and you will find … Continue reading

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Securing Firearms

ROUGH DRAFT WARNING Firearm safety is not a topic to be take lightly. Unused firearms should probably be kept locked away for several possible reasons. First, anyone with children should be wary. On the other hand, my father kept all … Continue reading

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Coolest HiPoint 995 Ever

I really know nothing about this … creation. It’s a HiPoint 995 9mm carbine modified for a folding stock. I’m not sure if the barrel is actually short or if that’s just a fake silencer hiding a long barrel. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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More New Ruger Rimfires

 Ruger announced a lot of new variaions on their existing designs, but frankly, I’m a rimfire nut so I’m just reporting on the new rimfire variants. The 10/22 Takedown is now available with a threaded barrel and flash hider. The … Continue reading

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Ruger 22/45 Makeover

Ruger gave their 22/45 Lite a fashion makeover for 2013. The previous version had a gold anodized upper, some strange diagonal grooves in the barrel, and black polymer grips. The new version is anodized black with traditional straight flutes, and … Continue reading

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Futility

Yesterday, I wrote to “my” elected representatives about the current gun control politics. I think this may be the definition of futility. All I can really do is donate some money and write this blog. Maybe my words and dollars … Continue reading

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Coolest SKS Ever

A few years ago, I saw one of the coolest SKS custom rifles. It was listed for about $350-$400 at the time. Unfortunately, I hesitated and didn’t buy it. It goes back to trying not to spend money unless I … Continue reading

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Obama’s Plead for Gun Control

From CNN: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2013/01/16/obama-to-announce-gun-control-proposals-shortly/ “[Obama] also will ask Congress to pass laws, including ones that would: – require universal background checks (background checks on anyone who would buy a gun, whether in stores or at auctions and conventions)” – restore a … Continue reading

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Obama’s 23 Executive Orders

Wednesday was a big day for Obama and gun control. http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2013/01/16/obama-to-announce-gun-control-proposals-shortly/ First, Obama signed 23 Executive Orders with which he intends to decrease violence. Here are my opinions on them. This is just a rough draft based on CNN’s summary … Continue reading

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NRA criticized for nonviolent videogame

Ok, so the NRA is being criticized for an authorized videogame in the iTunes store. Basically, the game portrays responsible gun ownership at a target shooting range. According to CNN, the main criticism is the timing. The game was released … Continue reading

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Pocket Rifles: Micro Rimfire SBRs

I previously mentioned Pocket Rifles in another post. A ‘Pocket Rifle’ is a special class of rifle. First, they are registered as Short-Barreled-Rifles under the 1934 National Firearms Act. They cost an extra $200 tax to transfer ownership and require … Continue reading

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Ruger 10/22 Builds

There are a lot of mods for the common Ruger 10/22. This article is not about those tune ups, like triggers and mag releases. No, this is a simple listing of the neatest 10/22 stocks and sights on the market. Want … Continue reading

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Why We Oppose All New Gun Control

People often wonder why pro-gunners oppose even the most moderate efforts to reduce gun* violence. First, we’d love to see reduced gun violence. Nobody LIKES violence. Heck, in a world without violence, there would be no gun control and we … Continue reading

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About the “Assault” Weapon Label

You may have noticed that I constantly refer to “assault” weapons in quotes like that or something similar. Why? Because I refuse to use such a prejudiced term without at least indicating it’s inaccuracy. In a rather Orwellian way, manipulating … Continue reading

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Protected: disorganized gun ban rant

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