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CETME .308 battle rifle: a brief history

History of the CETME rifle with personal observations. Continue reading

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Ruger Super Blackhawk: singularly unsubtle .44 Magnum

I’ve long been a fan of .44 Magnum revolvers. Like many of us, I first saw one of these in the Dirty Harry movies. The venerable Model 29 carried by Inspector Callahan had been around almost two decades before the … Continue reading

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Mr. Bullet Feeder: Next Step in Press Evolution

I have mentioned the Mr. Bullet Feeder (MBF) in my post about the Dillon XL650 progressive reloading press but I feel that the device deserves its own post. It is a product that while obviously working as a part of … Continue reading

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Towa target paster applicator: priceless device

Sometimes things find their way into our lives with little fanfare or notice, yet when removed the void is dramatic. Such is the case with a simple but extremely effective device made by Towa, a Japanese company specializing in labels … Continue reading

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Wolf Military Classic 7.62×39: perfect AK-47 ammo

Russian ammunition has long been available in the US to anyone shooting the classic 7.62x39R AK/SKS caliber. While much if not most of it may look the same, there are significant differences. The vast majority of this ammunition is produced … Continue reading

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Sig556 and Sig522: a comparison

I recently had the chance to check out a Sig522 rifle, owned by my friend Dashiell. While I was evaluating the rifle it was pointed out that our friend Bill had the Sig556, on which the 522 was modeled. Wouldn’t … Continue reading

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IO, Inc. AK-47: Quintessentially Soviet

IO, Incorporated produces a good value AK-47. Continue reading

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Hornady Critical Defense ammo: when it really counts

I have a lot of fun shooting firearms but let’s face it, we really do this for a much more important reason than simple pleasure. While it is true that many people hunt with guns, most hunting is done with … Continue reading

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Ruger LCP: ultimate “pocket protector”

Ruger’s LCP sets the bar high for deep-concealment pistols. Continue reading

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