Thoughts and prayers…

Yet another shooting… 25 dead, and at least a dozen more injured. This time in Texas, in a church no less. I’m not going to say anything else, and will wait for 72 hours to see what the investigation finds, … Continue reading

Pick a pair…

You have 5 minutes… The safe is open, the roads are blocked and you’re going to be walking… For miles… Just you, your BOB (50ish lbs without ammo), and whatever you pick out of the safe… Which pair do you … Continue reading

My first rifle…

I got a chance to get to my first rifle, and figured I’d put up a few pics… I received this one in 1959 when I was eight. It’s a Stevens Crack Shot 26, made sometime after 1913. Not sure … Continue reading

Double standard anyone???

Who was Antonio Santiago??? Anybody know??? I’m betting less than 1% can answer that…

Range time…

I decided to wimp out today, rather than driving all the way out to the outdoor range, I just went over to NRA. It was PACKED!!! Waited 45 minutes for a lane, and as expected the conversation was revolving around … Continue reading

Zimmerman not guilty…

It is interesting to watch this play out in the media, the WAPO above the fold headline this morning was “Fla. man freed in Martin killing” with a subhead of Zimmerman is found not guilty. There were riots in Oakland, … Continue reading

The Caliber Wars…

The caliber wars… L-R 9mm, .40, .45 Hollow Points My perspective, for what that is worth.  This was what we did on INDEPENDENCE Day… And this is in response to a couple of emails and for my grandson. I own … Continue reading

They Grey Man, part 5…

Part 5 Throwing the last of the tickets on the table in disgust, Aaron looked at Matt and the rest of the table and said, “Well, I guess we got snookered again. Sometimes I think that is my typical luck, … Continue reading

The Grey Man, Part 4…

Part 4… Pulling up at the restaurant just before six, the old man saw the same deputy directing traffic in the parking lot. The deputy held up his hand and walked over to the truck as the old man rolled … Continue reading

The Grey Man part 3…

Part 3… The next morning, after breakfast and the lectures, the old man and Jesse grabbed coffees and headed to the truck. Knowing they’d drawn 6th place in the starting sequence, they would have an hour of prep time and … Continue reading