Marlin's Model 1894 Introduction

6/26/2023 – Most firearm companies that have been sold, or have expired under the weight of competition or government before being sold, were either moved to offshore manufacture with only final U.S. assembly, or product offerings were reduced to a few cherry picked models. In some cases, famous American brands... […] [Read More]

S&W Performance Center M&P 10 M2.0

Above is what is left of my Hosta plants. Not just this one, all five of them in and about the yard. A few years ago, I reached an agreement with the resident eight point buck, Adam; don’t eat the plants in the garden and I will not turn you... […] [Read More]

Ruger's American® Rimfire Target

It’s 3AM. I’m working on this week’s article. A TV show is on in the background to create a little settling down noise, a documentary that might help me understand the culture of Comic-Con. The noise isn’t settling and I will never understand Comic-Con culture. Three cups of dark coffee... […] [Read More]

Ruger's LC Charger

I work on all of my electrical and carpentry projects in a basement workshop. By workshop, I mean a bunch of old machines strewn about and parked on tables, two work benches piled high in a state of disarray, and many… many 30 amp outlets along the walls and ceiling.... […] [Read More]

30 Super Carry

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]

Ruger's Bearcat

Too much time on my hands so I try to keep busy. This weekend it was repairing, of all things, woodpecker damage to the covered porch ceiling. Tomorrow afternoon I’ll sand it out, attempt to match the stain and see if Gorilla Wood Filler is any good. But, early tomorrow... […] [Read More]

30 Carbine

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]

The 7mm Mag-A-Num. No, The Real One. Yes, That One Part II

05/28/2023 – I don’t know. For all of the capital equipment, supplies and manual labor I’ve put into the concept of gardens, I believe there should be a better return on investment. Rhododendrons made a brief showing a few weeks ago; flowering, shedding within a day or two and then... […] [Read More]

N8 Tactical Magna-Clip Magazine Carrier

05/22/2023 – Located very close to lakes, stream and rivers, and in possession of some relic class fishing gear, fishing, in advance of going to work is a… thing. However, standing and fishing near deserted rural roadside, in today’s society, is less than exciting. My first line of defense against... […] [Read More]

The 7mm Mag-A-Num. No, The Real One. Yes, That One Part I

05/21/2023 – A friend of mine, a clinical psychologist, expressed the opinion that people who obsess over politics are typically people who cannot get control of issues within their own life. Rather than deal with the near frustration, they persist in addressing problems well beyond their control. I am of... […] [Read More]