257 Weatherby Magnum

Warning: Bullet selections are specific, and loads are not valid with substitutions of different bullets of the same weight. Variations in bullet length will alter net case capacity,  pressure and velocity. Primer selection is specific and primer types are not interchangeable. These are maximum loads in my firearms and may... […] [Read More]

44 S&W Special

Warning: Bullet selections are specific, and loads are not valid with substitutions of different bullets of the same weight. Variations in bullet length will alter net case capacity,  pressure and velocity. Primer selection is specific and primer types are not interchangeable. These are maximum loads in my firearms and may... […] [Read More]

Val Browning's Lever-action Rifle

11/26/2023 – Some day I will take the time to write about the Browning family, particularly those involved in gun making. Yes, they were generations of famous gun designers and gun makers, but they also were philanthropists, deeply involve in serving others out of faith, but also out of a... […] [Read More]

New! New! New! Coming in 2024

Browning’s Buck Mark Vision LeverLite 11/25/2023 – The Browning Buck Mark Vision LeverLite is the brainchild of A. Fitz-Fitz, Browning’s King of Brand Positioning, Ideal Customer Profiler and Lunchroom Monitor Spec 2. Fitz-Fitz told us, “Yeah, Ruger thinks they are big stuff and all since they acquired Marlin, but they... […] [Read More]

Ruger's Dark Series Model 1895 Part II

11/19/2023 – Seems like it takes longer, each year, to change over from landscaping to snow removal. Since both coop space in the garage, the lawn shed is the buffer for rotation. Now I just resign myself to pulling everything out that needs to be and replacing it with not... […] [Read More]

The Ruger SP101

A picture of bacon, sizzling in a frying pan was planned… but I ate it… and I do not have any more to photograph. Which is my point. Food shopping is a once each month event, because it is a 30 mile round trip to the store and because I... […] [Read More]

Prototype Project - The Rollo-Glide

11/07/2023 – New England’s Fall color presentations are not as they are often represented. Yet tourists flood the area, by land and by sea, by car, motorcycle, bus, and bicycle. They geek and gawk, stare at the red and gold leaves, as they fall from the trees, and primarily relocate... […] [Read More]

Marlin's Dark Series Model 1895™ Part I

11/05/2023 – Ah yes, my kingdom awaits me. The price to pay for living  in the woods. I see a backpack leaf blower, and mounting the snow blower on the tractor, in my very near future. I would live nowhere else. So I am going to sit here in my... […] [Read More]

An old friend is coming home

  10/30/2023 – Some time ago, we sent our truck down to Texas, and family, where it would be the most useful. There it has remained, well maintained and in valued service, until this week ,when an offer was made for its return. I love that truck. We bought it... […] [Read More]

Every Clunker Gun Is An Opportunity

10/29/2023 – How would you define fun, Joe? That is tough, because fun comes in so many forms, and what is fun to one person may not be for another. Take losing the tractor assigned garage door remote as an example of fun. I moved the little buttoned bugger from... […] [Read More]