Category Archives: Firearms

Orion Arms

I recently sent an AR-15 receiver out to Orion Arms to be engraved with SBR markings. I was very happy with the results, the price was excellent, and the turn around was very fast – just 9 days door to … Continue reading

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Cleaning up

This is not a snow post… I’ve spent the last two days preparing my house for sale. One “task” was to clean and organize the basement. The basement is the home for all of my “stuff” – guns, magazines, ammo, … Continue reading

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First Impression: .458 SOCOM

One of these things is not like the others…. Click the pictures to embiggen! One of those muzzles is more than twice the size of the other. That is my new AR-15 upper from Rock River Arms, chambered in .458 … Continue reading

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More trigger time

I got out to the range again on Sunday along with one of my regular training partners. Primary goal was to get some optics sighted in, and generally have a good time. Mission accomplished. I re-zeroed the match AR after … Continue reading

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Shooting in the Snow

I decided to use my vacation time today to venture to the rifle range. I spent 3 hours shooting in 32 degree weather, with snow falling most of the time. The range was covered with snow about 3 inches deep, … Continue reading

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Proof of Life

Just a quick note to say (once again) that this blog is not yet defunct. We had a pleasant holiday with the wife’s family last week, and are now beginning preparations for the annual gift giving holiday just around the … Continue reading

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Big Bore

It’s been no secret around here that I’ve been yearning for a big bore rifle, possibly built on the AR platform. I’ve always assumed it would be a .50 Beowulf, because it’s a .50 caliber, and the name is cool, … Continue reading

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Pondering a pocket gun; Fall; Concrete buildings

I’ve stopped at the gun store several times in the last couple of months, including yesterday, to put my hands on a Kel-Tec P3AT. It’s a nice little gun, damn tiny, and would drop right into a pocket. I would … Continue reading

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Lone Wolf

Lone Wolf Distributors, that is… They have conversion barrels that would let me shoot .357 SIG through my Glock 20. That seems like a very cost effective way to get into that caliber. Not nearly as much fun as buying … Continue reading

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Glock 20 Range Report

I managed to get some range time on Saturday to give the Glock 20 its first workout. I’m pleased with its performance. The XS Big Dot sights take a little getting used to, since I’ve used a 3-dot setups on … Continue reading

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