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How Common Were Guns In the 17th Century

I seldom mention guns in literature or the theater, so I was a bit surprised to find a “how common wee guns 17th century England.” While the subject is interesting, I have made no special study of that sujcet, so … Continue reading

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What Bullet For Wendigo?

I feel my leg is being pulled, but perhaps not. A UC Berkley grad student wants to know what bullet would be best for a wendigo. Or Wendigo. I was close to consigning the post to the round file when … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Support Gun Control?

A Riverside, California URL asks why we why gun owners oppose gun control, especially after Las Vegas and this mass murder a day report. That is two questions so starting with the first, we oppose gun control because we are … Continue reading

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When Will Post The cost for Virginia?

A lady from the beautiful small city of Galax asks if I have a date for posting the cost of gun control for Virginia. Not a firm one, no. But if I cannot get the eight States between Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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Is the .22 Lon Rifle The Most Deadly Cartridge?

While I was working on the cost of local, State, and Federal gun laws to New York, someone came by searching for “.22 LR most deadly.” It used to be, back when most homicides were neither gun related nor criminal … Continue reading

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Did A U.S. Senator Try To Pass Hitler’s Gun Laws?

rodrigo asks if it is true that “A U.S. Senator had Hitlers gun laws translated and tried to get them passed *by Congress?. Is that true?” fist things first, Hitler did not have a lot to do with Germany’s gun … Continue reading

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Building a six Pack?

I don’t know where it came from and I may be wrong in assuming it is a conditioning related question. It could be about home brewing. Anywan, someone droped a “building a six pa k” search on the list. Assuming … Continue reading

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“Do I Get Tired Of Reporting Gun Control Failures?”

A person with a Canadian URL asks if I “Ever get tired of reporting gun control failures.” Yes, but since there are no gun control successes, I have no choice but to play whack-a-mole with claimed successes that were proven … Continue reading

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How Much Force Does A Bullet Deliver?

Someone stopped by searching for “force from bullet.” A bullet from a .22 Long Rifle handgun may leave the muzzle with 100 pounds of force. But that is not a very informative answer. force is measured many ways, most commonly … Continue reading

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Why Do We Use The Violent Crime Instead of Murder Rate

I do not know whether I am being rolled or it is a legitimate sear question, but a Riverside visitor asks why use the violent crime rate instead of “the king of crime statistics, the murder rate.” First, because the … Continue reading

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