Category Archives: GUN STORY

Is Suicide a Red Herring in the Gun Control Debate?

I see Daniel Gross, HCI’s new honcho, wants to claim that guns claim the lives of 30,000 people every year. Of course, that sounds good for sucker consumption, but what are the cold hard facts? Well, first of all, the … Continue reading

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Duck Hunting

Back when I was a young fellow and wintering in Bartlesville, a couple of the neighborhood boys decided to go duck hunting. And it was cold, cold, so they get up early, like 2:30 in the Aye Em and head … Continue reading

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Yakob’s First Purchase In America

Just over 105 years ago a young family from the Tsars Russia successfully navigated Ellis Island and the hazards of New York, and set off to find distant relatives in Queens. I do not know what sacrifices they made to … Continue reading

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Shamelessly Lifted From Jennifer At In Jennifers Head

Shamelessly lifted from In Jennifer’s Head Go read this.Yes. This. Exactly. Just go read it. I second the motion. Click here. Read. Bookmark. You will want to read it again. Stranger

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Emily Visits Beretta

Washington Times editor Emily Miller, whose series “Emily Gets Her Gun” has been linked here several times, has visited Beretta USA to see how guns are made. And to try some of Beretta’s products out. It is an interesting item. … Continue reading

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Blue Book Versus Gun Digest

Someone stopped by searching for “blue book versus gun digest.” Assuming the search is for the relative value of the two books, and not a boxing match; the Blue Book of Gun Values is a book for collectors searching for … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget The Guns!

Cheryl Wheeler and “Don’t Forget the Guns. That “We’ll be packing .45’s if something goes wrong” sounds like Old Home Week to me. Right on, lady! That “never seen Chicago” bit reminds me of a friend of mine’s uncle who … Continue reading

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Jim Osborne’s “Magic Purple” Gun Oil

I mentioned Jim Osbornes “Magic Purple” gun oil at least once in an earlier post. As far as gun oil was concerned, it was good stuff. It would keep the rust away, and make the actions work slick as owl … Continue reading

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Well, This Made Me Smile

Here’s a nice gun shop ad – even if it is from Kali: I think a lot of gun shops should emulate the ad. Of course, the gun control nuts don’t like it. That’s cool. Stranger

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“We Are Winning Department:” Nice Cowboy Shooting Report On Fox

FOX has a nice report on the Fort Bliss Rod and Gun Club, and cowboy action shooting. For almost thirty years the shooting sports could hardly buy favorable publicity on any media. And what was presented favorably were almost invariably … Continue reading

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