It's interesting to me that so many "knowledgeable" men so often recommend revolvers to women as defense guns. They'll go through the whole list of horrible things that can happen with semi-automatics, how revolvers are fool-proof, and how the revolver really is the woman's gun because they say so.Ladies, next time you're in a gun … Continue reading Firearms for Women
Seen several places in the last few days, most recently at Pissed's place, comes this entertaining tale about a man, a rifle, a flashlight, and a raccoon. Click through to Pissed's then again to read.By the way, after the earlier post about the lion issue, this is another reminder to use something capable of more … Continue reading Raccoon From Hell
Seen here.You're out lion-hunting with your buddies in the African bush. You have only a muzzleloader at your disposal.While stalking your prey, which happens to be a pretty formidable predator itself, you realize that you've pissed off a lion and instead of you hunting it, it's the other way round.Watch this:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iPCf8LUXK8It doesn't get any closer … Continue reading Make That One Shot Count
I very much like my 1911. But recently I've been thinking about a medium-sized 9mm.How about it blogosphere: what's a new, good-quality, reasonably-priced* medium to full-sized 9mm these days?--*I'm a cheap bastard.
I'm skimming shooting videos on YouTube and I'm seeing a somewhat peculiar trend. I mean, other than the astoundingly dangerous stuff like fingers on triggers, no muzzle control, etc.Why do so many people pick up a firearm -- pistol, rifle, shotgun, whatever -- and lean away from it?You've all seen it so frequently that I … Continue reading Gun Technique
From NC Guns, comes an analysis of this anti-gun statement:...we register every car on the road, and if you want to have a toy that sends a 150 gram cop killer bullet at 2800 miles per hour, it's just common sense that we need to register them.Yeah, it doesn't make sense to me either. But … Continue reading Logic, FTW
Spotted here. Iain Harrison talks about caliber, kilts, and kegerators over at My Gun Culture.Couple things: Sporran carry is a good option if you have a larger sporran. I like the Nightstalker, which used to be available from Stillwater Kilts. For a slightly less-traditional-looking sporran, you could use something like the Combat Admin Pouch, which may … Continue reading Guns, Kilts, and Stuff