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Moon Clip Tool – A Speed Loader for your Speed Loader

As a gift, I purchased a Moon Clip Tool several months ago.  The Moon Clip Tool strips and loads moon clips! One arbor is provided for the caliber of your choice.  Extra arbors are $5.00 each.  Clint Walker, the gentleman behind the Moon Clip Tool, makes a quality product and ships out fast.  I may […]

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Ruger LCR .357 Magnum QuickStrips Optimism.

Rainy Day Revolver Training

The rainy days were bound to show up.  It’s been a wet week and it appears some drivers forget what it’s like operating their vehicle in not-so-sunny weather.  My commute home on Friday took 1 hour and 45 minutes as opposed to the normal 40 minutes. On rainy days, or most days for that matter, […]

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New Shooter – Spouse Mandated Training

A long time friend finally got the “go ahead” from the missus to purchase an appropriate handgun for personal protection in the home.  She acknowledged the old .22 LR Derringer won’t cut it. Same ol’ story:  I introduced him to a series of semi-automatics and revolvers.  Discussions concerning shotguns and rifles were brief.  I provided […]

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Bullet Proof Mind with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Thanks to Cal-Tac, a FFL in Roseville, CA, for sponsoring the event and donating several goodies (including a lever action rifle).  Thank you Public Safety Training Institute for bringing Lt. Col. Dave Grossman to Sacramento, CA. If you read the books, On Killing, On Combat, and Warrior Mindset, then you may already agree that seeing […]

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Gun Blogger Rendezvous 2012

The Gun Blogger Rendezvous is a little over six months away, so if you haven’t made plans already, now is a great time to mark your calendars on September 5-8 to attend this fun filled event in Reno, NV.  Registration forms aren’t available yet, so sit tight and watch what a few other bloggers have […]

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New Shooter – My Dad

The weekend before SHOT Show 2012, I visited my Dad in Arizona.  Met new family, and went shooting at Caswells in Mesa, AZ.  Turned out to be a good facility, so be sure to check them out if you’re in the area. Aside from a shotgun, Dad never shot a pistol.  Though his wife shot […]

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TPR Sightings Page

Just created a new page, “TPR Sightings,” with links and photos of folks with their The Packing Rat gear; we’re all “packing rats” of guns, gear and grub.  Check it out at the tab located above!  Are you a TPR fan?  Get your patch (via PayPal)!  Folks can send MO, or personal checks, but should […]

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AK/Saiga Magazine Reloads

I needed some work on my AK rifle reloads, and still do.  Mike with CS Tactical was giving me some pointers and put together this video.  What do you folks think? Rig in the video is a Special Operations Equipment Micro M4/AK Rig.

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SHOT SHOW Day 4 – Las Vegas Strip and Closing Remarks

Derek closes out the SHOT Show coverage and uploads his remaining Vegas photos.

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Half-Loaded Pistols

Derek found an excellent video demonstrating why carrying a firearm with an empty chamber is not favorable.

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SHOT Show 2012 Day 3 – Synopsis

Media Day 2012 – Synopsis SHOT Show 2012 – Day 1 Synopsis SHOT Show 2012 – Day 2 Synopsis SHOT SHOW 2012 – Day 4   Leatherman – OneHandTool and Style PS The Leatherman OHT (One Hand Tool) is a new release this year. MSRP $80-ish released around the 3rd quarter. MOLLE sheath will be […]

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Glock Remarries, Family Goes to Court

My version of TMZ gossip.  After reading Paul Barrett’s GLOCK:  The Rise of America’s Gun, the thread at m4carbine.net piqued my interest. My initial thoughts and question pertains to legal capacity, but who’s to say you can’t do wtfever you want if you’re as financially succussful as Glock?

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The Packing Rats – Where are they now?

If my count is correct, I’ve distributed 26 Packing Rats.  If you don’t know what they are, they’re a souvenir rifle rear rest bag made out of 1000D Cordura, with 1.5″ loop on each side, filled with California Calrose rice, and equipped with a miniature GLOCK 17.  They look like these: I know a few […]

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SHOT Show 2012 – Sig Sauer Boom Sticks

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SHOT Show 2012 – Vltor

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SHOT Show 2012 – Kahr/Magnum Research

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SHOT Show 2012 – Day 2 Synopsis

Media Day 2012 – Synopsis SHOT Show 2012 – Day 1 Synopsis SHOT Show 2013 – Day 3 Synopsis SHOT SHOW 2012 – Day 4 For more photos, click on the the header links.  If you made it here from an outside link and are new, please consider subscribing to the RSS feed. Wild West […]

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SHOT Show 2012 – Precision Small Arms

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SHOT Show 2012 – Wild West Guns’ Alaskan Co-Pilot

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SHOT Show 2012 – GLOCK

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