Super Range!

22 Feb 17 Super Ranges: The trend in indoor ranges today is the “Super Range” Three I’m familiar with are: Nuxus Range, Davie, FL The Range, Austin, TX Liberty Firearms Institute (LFI), Loveland, CO There are doubtless more that I haven’t yet visited, and I apologize...

India

21 Feb 17 On India, from a friend there: “Some of the most gentle, kind, generous people I’ve ever met live in India. But even at their best, the country is still barely developed. Appalling poverty everywhere. Trash, and raw sewage are rampant. I don’t...

Controlled-Expansion vs Hardball

19 Feb 17 Modern small-arms ammunition for our military? With regard to my last Quip, a friend asks: “Does not the ‘Geneva Convention’ restrict our military to hardball pistol ammunition? If so, isn’t 9mm 124 gr. FMJ, whether launched from a Beretta 92F, G19, or...

USMC Pistols

18 Feb 17 On pistols for the USMC, from a friend in a position to know: “Most of the USMC has been using the 9mm M9 Pistol (Beretta 92F) for the last several decades, but Force Reconnaissance companies and some other special units, who have sufficient political...

Slavery Anyone?

17 Feb 17 “I choose not to be a ‘common’ man. It is my right to be ‘uncommon.’ I seek opportunity, not ‘security.’ I do not wish to be a ‘kept citizen,’ humbled and dulled by having the state ‘look after’ me. I want to take the calculated risk; to dream and to build;...