Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Sunday, November 17, 2013
I disagree with but can respect the anti gun folks who do not own or want to own guns. They have a belief which is part of their life and 'practice what they preach'. Personally I do not think their beliefs are based on reality however that is not my problem. They make the choice and have to live with the consequences after all this is 'Merica. These folks do not worry me anyway, push comes to shove I am armed and they are not.
The people who irritate me are the elites who have excellent ARMED security but wish to usurp my rights to protect myself. The elite's seem to believe that common people like us should not be allowed modern tools for self protection. The rich get well armed security but common folks can 'dial (911) and die'. Look, if I had all the money in the world I would hire private security. Like really, really good private security. Wifey and the kiddo's would go to the park to play in a pair of up armored SUV's with a fire team of ex JSOC Jedi's. However regrettably our budget will not support that so protecting our family falls to Wifey and I.
While a privileged status should have many advantages basic human rights are not one of them.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
|My Camp Knife by JP's Custom Knives arrived today.|
|Blade length 9.5in |
Total Length 15 in
Weight 1 pound 2.2 ounces
My initial impression is this knife is just awesome. Well balanced, beautiful fit and finish, very sharp and easy in my hand. I recommend you consider JP's Custom Knives for any cutlery needs you may have.
Friday, July 5, 2013
Thursday, June 27, 2013
JP's Custom Knives is done. Looks really nice with the finish complete. As soon as JP can make a sheath it'll be ready to ship. Can't wait to get my hands on it to do some testing.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
JP's Custom Knives is done. As soon as JP can make a sheath it'll be ready to ship. So far it looks pretty awesome. Can't wait to get my hands on it to do some testing.
JP's Custom Knives.
JP's Custom Knives.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Benchmade Presidio 5000 auto. The auto axis mechanism is pretty awesome. Got is used with some scuffs n scratches and a corresponding good deal. Anyway I wanted a Benchmade auto for about a decade. Just recently it seems things worked out to bring one into my life. I am very happy about how it all worked out. The Griptillian was prefectly functional but this knife has a wonderful fit n finish and a lot of class. Sometimes life works so you get something you need and every once in awhile you get something that you really wanted. This is one of those rare 'really want' times. Anyway that's my new knife.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
this one ends badly for the folks of Westboro Baptist. Those hate mongering assholes have been screwing around at funerals asking to get stomped for years. If there is any ambiguity in my statement I really hope a mob of angry Slayer fans inflict seriously bodily harm to every member of this protest old enough to legally drive a car.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
|I was watching a Youtube video this morning and had a blind flash of the obvious, a single point sling. Duh! Generally I am a fan of 2 point adjustable slings or baring that 2 point slings. However in this case the 1 point has some benefits. Specifically that for many guns, including shotguns, they require no attachment hardware. The other benefit is that I already have one, somewhere. Started looking for it and ended up finding the stuff to make one from my old ghetto rigged 2 point sling. So I decided there was no need to tear apart the house to find the ready made one. A 1 point sling is really just a loop of nylon webbing, a buckle and something to attach it to the stock. In about 5 minutes I had it set up and Project 870 has a sling.|
The key to 1 point slings is that the loop which goes around your neck and across your chest under the arm has to be pretty tight. When you get go of the gun the attachment point will drop to the lowest place on that loop. If that loop is big and floppy your gun is going to be in the dirt. Mine is as tight as it can be and still slip on easy.
One point slings aren't my favorite for patrol rifles because they are less comfortable for long term carry and when hands free or loosely holding the grip with 1 hand the gun swings around a lot. However for a shotgun that's going to be in my hands for very short periods of time those issues are minimal. Also the price of free is hard to beat.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Carrying a gun in the fall and winter is easy. Pack whatever you want then put on a coat. It's the good times for sure. The benefits of packing a full sized piece without any of the issues of concealment. Spring and summer are what separates those who practice high percentage/ consistent carry from the fair weather strap on a heater in the winter or when they are going to wherever and want to pose.
Warm weather carry is not hard with a bit of planning. Get an inside the waistband (IWB) holster and get started. Blackhawk makes a decent one at a great price. You can choose to carry a compact pistol like a Glock 19 or subcompact pistol like a baby Glock or J frame which makes things easier. While I do not like following the rabbit hole of smaller guns down to a really small gun like a Beretta 21A/ NAA .22 revolver, etc but they certainly beat not having a gun at all. On the other side of the coin you can dress around a bigger gun (though most won't and it will stay in the glove box/ nightstand/ safe) or open carry.
The endstate is to not let the weather getting warmer stop you from carrying.
The garden is coming along pretty well. The green onions from the store definitely sprouted in the cup of water. Turns out the roots need space below them and once I lifted them off the bottom of the cup they went crazy. Now they are sitting in a pot of dirt. The potatoes (also from the store) are sort of going. They definitely have white shoots coming from the original taters and a couple are growing some leaves. I am optomistic that the rest will catch up. Hopefully they will get to growing and in a week or so I'll put them into a container.
The garden is coming along. So far I am really enjoying it and find the whole thing quite calming. Maybe I will try to do a second wave of stuff and or try to grow some more herbs.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Monday, January 14, 2013
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Read the story here . I say this is long overdue. Those race baiting agenda driven hate mongers have been considered a valid source for far...
Went to a local shop for the first time today. It is hard to get there as they are open 8-5 M-F and 8-12 on Saturday, despite their sole cu...
Saw this video and found it to be interesting. As a general rule I like 1 magnification red dot type optics for CQB type stuff. They are ...