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Com-Bloc RPG with Bi-Pod

Some of you are aware that besides firearms, we keep examples of man portable ordnance in the armory as well. A month or so back, we acquired a variant of the standard RPG that many may not have seen. The bipod RPG. What is nice about this example is the condition. When it arrived we were all stunned. The two …

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POTD HK VP9 Wear

This photo was taken in August of 2015. As I type it is January of 2016. I had been carrying this VP9 since the winter. Compared to now, it almost looks brand new. In the harsh light, a lot of the wear is masked. But even then, the beginnings of significant wear is evident on the slide. So I figured …

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Blaser F3 Shotgun

First of all, I am not a clay-bird kind of shooter. I own only one O/U shotgun. A Browning Citori I needed to buy for an event 15 years ago. Back then there was a shooter in my squad who was toting around a $25,000 shotgun. I recall it being a Perazzi. I only noticed it since that guy never …

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Ruger’s New Delta Ring/Nut Rocks

Last year, Ruger came out with its new AR-556 rifle. The gun is a very basic direct impingement (DI)-type AR-15 with a suggested retail of $749. It’s Ruger’s first DI M4, and the first gun made at the new Mayodan, NC plant. Despite being a basic gun it’s a full-featured AR. It has the brass deflector, dust cover and forward …

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Rhodesian A5 Shotgun Pictures on Range

A few months back, I posted some videos of us testing a Rhodesian A5 shotgun. Turns out, I was derelict in my duties and I did not post the still photos. As you can see in these pictures, the A5 successfully digested Winchester 12 gauge bulk pack target loads. And for those asking, this shotgun’s capacity is 8+1. VERY formidable …

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Mountain Mike European Skull Mount

I decided that my 2015 buck really wasn’t big enough to justify doing a full mount. So after discussing with Freeze, we decided to do a European skull mount. As I type, the rotting skull in tied down in the back 40 waiting for mother nature to do it’s microbial magic. But that got Freeze to thinking. He told me …

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POTD – Knives on Planes in Europe

Thought you’d get a giggle out of the attached photo.  It’s a 6-inch stainless steel serrated knife.  The stewardess on Lufthansa kindly provided me with two of them on my recent trip to Frankfurt–one with dinner and one with breakfast, and again on my return flight–one with lunch, one with dinner.  Mind you, this was in one of the economy-class …

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POTD – Our Luger

I’ve never been interested in the Luger pistols. They are cool and I get the historical significance. And frankly 30 Luger doesn’t have a lot of appeal to me. But when a shooter-grade 9mm popped up, it was too good to pass on. During the 2016 year, we are committed to doing more stories and video with it. And for …

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WW1 Soldiers’ French Phrase Book

In my heart, I am always “looking”. Either for knowledge, experiences, information, answers and sometimes pirate treasure! Yes, really. If placed in a situation that doesn’t seem even remotely interesting or promising, I am willing to delve into it “one time”. It’s a habit I formed working. Spending many, many hours waiting for something to happen is probably the most …

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HK VP9 LE Suppressed

One of our regulars sent us some pictures from her gun range job. She was running a HK VP9 LE model suppressed. The last I checked, the threaded barrels for the VP9 are available. Amy reports the system works well, her boss shoots suppressed quite frequently and no issues with cheap 115g Winchester White Box. As of this writing she …

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Holy Grail Speed Loader — HKS S&W 547 9mm Luger

The S&W K-framed 547 is a rare revolver. It’s not super rare like some registered magnums, but uncommon. The reason being when these were made, they didn’t sell. Back then, nobody…and I mean…nobody…wanted a 9mm Revolver. Everybody wanted a magnum. Or at least a 38 Special. I consider it a small wonder that HKS even made a speed loader for …