Category Archives: gun writing

So I did this thing

The title still of me looks terrible, or funny, or something. Still, it went pretty well. Full bios and stuff here.

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The Left and the Impulse to be Anti-Gun

So, I wrote the following on a gun forum composed of liberal gun owners. I think some others might read it here who would appreciate it. It is written to other gun people, but I think those who read it … Continue reading

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I’m grumpy and impatient with everything. It’s my period; my ten day waiting period. Such a great joke with such a tiny audience.

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A Mechanical Moment

I’ve recently been lucky enough to come in to possession of a couple of guns I’ve been coveting for a long time. They are the 1897 Winchester shotgun and the 1896 Krag-Jorgensen. My Krag is actually an 1898 model, but … Continue reading

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Low Tech Elegance

I have just learned about a beautiful low tech solution to measuring the hardness of a lead alloy. It is the pencil test. Many folks cast their own bullets from lead scrap. As you can imagine, folks search where they … Continue reading

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I’m in love with these bullets!

About a year ago, I got myself a revolver. I’ve been shooting rifles for a good while and figured it would be fun and challenging to try to get reasonably good at handgun shooting. Mostly, that takes lots of practice. … Continue reading

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I’ve always got a few irons in the fire. I’ll be posting dribs and drabs on things as they progress. The following is a list of the gun projects currently in the works and their status and plans. 1) Winchester … Continue reading

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