Shooting, “Not a Red 9”

Somewhat of a tongue-in-cheek title. Freeze and I get the Red 9 out. This was the first time loading it with stripper clips on the range. Previously it was being hand loaded 2-3 rounds per iteration. 

What I like about the gun is it’s iconic look. No other gun looks quite like a Broom-Handle Mauser. In the early days of handgun development, everybody was kind of working from a blank sheet of paper. So the designs tend take a kind of alien turn aesthetically. 

OH…BTW…it’s kind of a crappy gun. But if you buy a C96 / Broom-Handle Mauser / Red 9, you aren’t really looking for your next CCW gat anyway, right?



Marky & Freeze

“Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Freeze is our resident All-American hunter, shooter, gunsmith and military surplus collector. When he is not processing his own game or running the smoker, he focuses on Com-Bloc weapons and Black Powder Shooting.
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