Proof Positive Ruger Makes An Excellent AR

01/29/2023 – So, another day in Maine, another snow storm. Not bad… a little bit like playing Pacman with a snowblower. Today was a break. A day to reflect, stop whining and get the right mindset for tomorrow’s storm, which should dump another 14″ of snow. Funny how snow on […] [Read More]

Brain Breaks And Junior High Wood Shop Remembered

01/22/2023 – Two days of snow clearing. I don’t mind. It was only a foot deep and buzzing around on the tractor, blowing snow, gives me time to think. One of my early jobs was working at a heavy earth moving equipment manufacturer, Nelson Iron Works, in Clifton, NJ. A […] [Read More]

Performance Center™ M&P®9 M2.0™ Competitor™

1/15/2023 – OK, I am a heater hugger. Collecting chronograph data and accuracy data today, with the temperature hovering at 10°F, caused me to grow much more fond of My Buddy… as in Mr. Heater’s Mr Buddy 19,000 BTU propane space heater. The routine is to warm up next to […] [Read More]

Ruger's Security 380

01/08/2023 – New Year’s Day has passed. Visiting family  has gone, however, the house is filled with great tasty food that does not appear on an OK food list my doctor threatened to tattoo on my chest. What ever happened to “First do no harm”? So today was dedicated to […] [Read More]

416 Ruger

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]

Smith & Wesson’s Model 442 38 Special +P Revolver Part II

12/31/2022 – Things are not always as they seem. The forecast was for two days of heavy snow fall. Equipment was prepped, I got up around 5:30 AM, put on my snow clearing gear and walked outside to 1/4″ of snow on the ground under black skies, but no more […] [Read More]

Smith & Wesson’s Model 442 38 Special +P Revolver Part I

12/24/2022 – I like my primary physician. Smart guy, pays attention, very much up to date and always there in a crisis. Usually, I go for an annual physical, then get my labs done and leave quickly before he gets the results. He sends me email and calls, alerts and […] [Read More]

A Manageable, Compact, Concealed Carry Revolver

  1/11/2023 – I received some email questioning Skippy’s status. He is alive and well, front snow blower and three point hitch ballast mounted, and on snow storm alert duty. At the moment, I am waiting on some 4.5mm male bullet connectors so I can wire the two rearward facing […] [Read More]

Merry Christmas 2022 and New Products For 2023!..!!

Federal Cuts The Price of a Box of Ammo with their new LitePak !!…! Federal slashed the price of a box of ammo with an exciting industry innovation. In the case of the 30 Super Carry, what was once a $39.95 box of ammo is now priced at just $29.95!!…! […] [Read More]

Smith & Wesson’s Equalizer

There is a trail camera placed a quarter mile back in the woods. I should have retrieved it two months ago, but it is cold outside and I am not motivated to go off the road to retrieve it; put on my boots and drag my ass out to get […] [Read More]