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New Grips=New Life for an Old Gun

If you have been following this blog for any length of time, you have seen my long barreled Smith & Wesson 686.  It had that cool long stainless steel barrel and those horrible black rubber grips.  The grips were too … Continue reading

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M1 Garand Accessories

One of the fun parts about having military surplus rifles is all the military surplus accessories that go with them.  Having accessories adds to the enjoyment of collecting, provides tools and cleaning items to help maintain the rifles, and gives … Continue reading

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Surplus Ammo for the M1 Garand

Let’s start off by saying I have no problems shooting new, modern ammo.  Its just that when I shoot the M1 Garand, I like to shoot the stuff that was made specifically for it.  That means shooting old surplus .30-06 … Continue reading

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A New (old) Winchester 94 Ranger

The Winchester 1894 was created by the design genius John M. Browning, the same man who designed the 1911, the Browning High-Power and every machine gun used by the United States military in World War II.  It was the first … Continue reading

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How Much Rifle Accuracy Do You Need?

  Today, people talk about rifles that are capable of sub-Minute of Angle accuracy.  What does that mean?  Minute of Angle or MOA is an angle that is 1/60 of a degree.   As you stand in a field you have … Continue reading

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Modifying the Mossberg 500 for home defense

When the zombie hordes come and you need a good tool to lay them down, the shotgun is a pretty poor choice.  Most shotguns are slow to load and reload, they don’t hold very many rounds and the ammo is … Continue reading

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The SPAS-12:Combat Shotgun

    The Special Purpose Automatic Shotgun in 12 gauge better known as the SPAS-12 may be the most popular combat shotgun ever made.  Not most popular by production numbers or use in combat but by use in movies: Jurassic … Continue reading

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