Spanish Mausers
Spanish Mausers
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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Choosing Self Defense Ammunition
Choosing Self Defense Ammunition
Choosing Self Defense AmmunitionIt's a really common question. "What ammunition should I buy for self defense?" It's also a bit of a mire. Of course, it beats not thinking about it at all and just sticking the ...
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Rambling thoughts on the United States Revolver, Caliber .45, M1917
Rambling thoughts on the United States Revolver, Caliber .45, M1917
Rambling thoughts on the United States Revolver, Caliber .45, M1917[United States Revolver, Caliber .45, M1917 *]In 1917, when America went to war, there were not enough of the new 1911's. The government asked Colt and S& ...
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The Dominant Eye and Shooting
The Dominant Eye and Shooting
The Dominant Eye and Shooting[What is the dominant hand?]You are left-handed or you are right-handed. Your brain developed in such a way as to favor one "side" and this is reflected in which hand, left or right, ...
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A Beginner
A Beginner's Guide to Firearms
Introduction:Owning a firearm is both an amazing right and a huge responsibility. There are many things to consider before making the choice to own a firearm. You're probably asking yourself many questions if you're in th ...
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Rambling Thoughts On The Colt 1911
Rambling Thoughts On The Colt 1911
[Remington's modern take on the classic Colt design]In the 1880's, John Moses Browning, inspired in part by Hiram Maxim, became interested in machine guns, culminating in the Browning "Potato Digger" machine gun ...
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