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Review: Revolt of the Elites and Betrayal of Democracy

In light of the very recent foundationless ruling by the 9th Circuit court of appeals, which declared the Pledge of Allegiance unconstitutional, a ruling with a logic so skewed it could easily be used to declare the Bill of Right and the Constitution itself unconstitutional, I thought I’d offer something…...

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Review: Designing and Forming Custom Cartridges for Rifles and Handguns

The Academy Award for the biggest book, with the longest title goes to… the envelope please… Ken Howell’s “Designing and Forming Custom Cartridges for Rifles and Handguns”; 4 lbs 4.3 oz, 596 pages, 8.75″ x 11.25″ x 1.5″. “DFCCRH” was published in 1995 and is currently in it’s second printing,…...

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Review: Modern Practical Ballistics

There are a number of good books on the market that focus on ballistics; internal, external and terminal. They are written on several levels, directed at different audiences, quite probably with different intent. “Modern Exterior Ballistics”, Robert L. McCoy which actually includes “The Launch and Flight Dynamics of Symmetric Projectiles”…...

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Review: RCBS Videos - "RCBS Bullet Casting" & "Precisoneered Handloading"

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a thousand pictures, which makes RCBS Videos valuable for anyone considering reloading or bullet casting, or who has an interest in developing an understanding of these activities. I recently spent quite a bit of time looking at…...

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Review: Machining Fundamentals: From Basic to Advanced Techniques

When I began to putter around with some of my own firearm repairs and upgrades, minor projects – nothing serious, I started picking up related shop and repair manuals and, later, video training tapes. One of the more favorable byproducts of exposure to this type of information was that it…...