Revolvers Are More Reliable
Revolvers Are More Reliable
THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSE
THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSE
THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSEIn 1887, the J. Steven Arms & Tool Co. developed the modern day 22 Long Rifle cartridge. The success of this tiny rimfire cartridge is legendary. It continues to this ...
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Counter point to In Defense of Magazine Disconnects
Counter point to In Defense of Magazine Disconnects
Magazine Disconnect safeties actually make a firearm less safe. How you ask? By violating the KISS principle, a rule that declares systems work best when they are kept as simple as possible. The magazine disconnect safety ...
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In Defense of the Magazine Disconnect
In Defense of the Magazine Disconnect
There's a lot of hate in the firearms community for magazine disconnects. I've been largely blase about the arguments. I've been more interested in ergonomics, reliability, cost, and even if the design is interesting than ...
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Review - Remington R51
Review - Remington R51
In 1917, John Pedersen, a talented and now near legendary designer, developed the Model 51 for Remington. Chambered in .380ACP for the U.S. market and .32ACP for the European, Pedersen had to either use a simple blowback ...
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Spanish Mausers
Spanish Mausers
[Mauser K98 - Spanisch FR 8 *]Back in the 70's, most department stores had a barrel in their sporting goods department. These barrels would be filled with Mauser rifles of all types, maybe an Enfield or two, Arisakas and ...
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In Defense of the Weaver Stance
In Defense of the Weaver Stance
Is the Weaver stance dead, supplanted by the obviously superior Isosceles stance?[What is the Weaver stance]Shooting lore attributes the handgun stance known as "the Weaver stance" to Deputy Sherif Jack Weaver, ...
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Thoughts on 6 Lee hand-loading systems
Thoughts on 6 Lee hand-loading systems
The Lee Classic Loaders: Add a non-marring hammer and components and you have all you need to load one caliber. Once upon a time they were available for shotshells, and a plethora of rifle and pistol calibers, now they ar ...
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Getting Started: First Reloading Press
Getting Started: First Reloading Press
So...You've been shooting and now you've decided to take that next step. Time to try rolling your own ammo, usually called reloading. People get started doing this for a number of reasons. Sometimes its to try to get bett ...
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DIY Archery Target
DIY Archery Target
So I got bored and made myself a target out of carpet, all thread, and some scrap 2-4's. I called up the local carpet place and asked if he had some scrap carpet he was going to toss. After the conversation explaining the ...
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Random thoughts on the United States first standard issue cartridge firing revolver
Random thoughts on the United States first standard issue cartridge firing revolver
[Smith & Wesson No. 3 Third Model Russian *]In 1869/1870 Smith and Wesson introduced the Model 3, top break revolver chambered in 44 American. The 44 American cartridge used an outside lubricated heeled bullet of .438 ...
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