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Ruger’s Wrangler Birdseye The difference between writing and marketing...

12/26/2021 – A very thoughtful friend of ours gave my wife and I a Roomba for Christmas. We all know that vacuuming sucks so I appreciated the help. I named the Roomba Dudley, in the spirit of a 18th century British servant. After a few days, my wife changed its name to Waldo because I…

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44 Magnum Carbine Handloads and old guns for old guys

Christmas Eve, 2021 – Hope to finish writing this evening and to get some sleep before Christmas Day. Christmas, for us, is an observation of the anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ and an opportunity to be thankful for all we have received. I hate to arrive late to a party. What follows is…

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While Waiting With Positive Anticipation For Ruger’s Marlins ….Part I A little 45-70 warmup

11/28/2021 – The thrash was on yesterday. Everything snow related was pulled out of the shed. Everything landscaping related was put into the shed. Powered equipment was started and ops checked. This morning we were greeted with a few inches of snow. Timing is everything. The biggest challenge to winter prep was suspender related. I…

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Winchester’s Model 94 Short Rifle Part II Handloads... with a slight chance of meatballs

11/14/2021 – Today was nice weather for shooting; the temperature worked its way up to 60°F, the air was still, the sky was clear… It was just a nice autumn day. The plan was to begin some handgun projects, but another range session with the Winchester Model 94 seemed in order. Keeping a handload log…

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Winchester’s Model 94 Short Rifle Part I Old friends are the best

11/07/2021 – I was up late last night, trying to turn specs and collected data into an article about the Winchester Model 94 and the 30-30 Winchester cartridge. Around midnight, after deleting old friend analogies and appearances of the words “John Browning”, “nostalgic”, “venerable” and “historical consequence” I set aside writing and invented a fondue…

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