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May 22, 2018

Bump stock stuff

The CSM: With lack of incentives, few Americans are giving up their bump stocks

Why would they?

Of course, if the proposed federal ban on them, in which the bureaucracy is making up law from nothing, goes through, a lot more people will be ex post facto criminals.

IIRC, after ATF arbitrarily decided to ban the Akins Accelerator, they got a warrant for the sales records from the company. Then mailed letters to those who had purchased them to remove a spring. So, did you buy a Slidfire? They’ve shut down by the way. I did. Did you pay cash? I didn’t. So, I imagine at some point in the future, presuming the ban goes through, I’ll get such a letter.

I plan on turning mine over to my attorney while we discuss legal options.

And how much does the anti-gun industry contribute to the economy?

Some nitwit doubts the firearms industry contribution to the US economy.

The industry contributes $51B to the economy. And Tennessee breaks the $1B mark.

But they have all those gun laws

Masked gunmen open fire on a crowd in France.

Quickbooks turns on gun companies

I use Quickbooks for my business. If this goes unresolved, I will no longer use it.

Life in the future

Publix edited Summa Cum Laude on a cake because someone is ignorant.

The future is stupid.

They can stop the signal, if they own it

Twitter shadowbans author of article criticizing Twitter for shadowbans

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Mac and cheese

May 21, 2018

Shotgun noob stuff

Took the Beretta, in its stock configuration, out for another 75 rounds. No problems to report. Gun ran great. And then, when I got home, this happened:

Nordic Components +5 magazine extension.

Just a lot more media coverage

There Are Fewer School Shootings Now Than During the 1990s

Narrative

The Texas shooter used a shotgun and a revolver. This kind of harshed the media narrative.

And some good journalisming from USA Today calling the guns less lethal. Pepper spray is less lethal, you idiots. Not shotguns and revolvers. Depending on the range, the shotty is more lethal.

What caliber for cougar?

Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

What to look for in a M&P9

Version 1

When SJWing collides

Apparently, Jimmy Kimmel should check his white privilege when it comes to guns.

Life in the future

There’s a “death to America” app.

The future is stupid.

Say when

Sure thing, sprout:

Anyway, I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know that I now actually do want to take your guns.

All of your guns.

Why are anti-gun activists so violent?

But of course:

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher was fined $500 by a Virginia judge for vandalizing a National Rifle Association lobbyist’s home earlier this year.

Hillary Clinton P-MAGS

Heh:

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The Actual AK-47

May 18, 2018

You never see the press do this

Tucker Carlson calls out an idiot who makes ridiculous claims about AR-15s:

Clearly, we must ban revolvers, shotguns, pressure cookers and PVC

At least 10 dead in a school shooting in Texas. The shooter, in this case, used a revolver and a shotgun. He also had pressure cooker bombs and pipe bombs.

Don’t do that

When they came up with the 300 Blackout, they wanted it to be compatible with standard AR magazines. Unfortunately, this also means a 5.56 gun can actually chamber a 300. And that will end poorly.

Journalism

A piece entitled: America’s gun culture in 10 charts.

Mass shootings are not part of “gun culture”, you twits.

News you can use

Living without power.

Also, haven’t linked these in a while but Greg Ellifritz’s Weekend Knowledge Dumps are always useful.

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Converted AR that takes Glock magazines:

May 17, 2018

Shotgun Noob part whatever: First range trip

Despite having a ton of accessories laying around the house for the Beretta 1301, I haven’t added any to the gun. I wanted to run it stock first. And believe me, the temptation to put all that stuff on was great. I even sat down to do it once and talked myself out of it. But this ain’t a post about that, it’s a post about this:

I snagged 500 rounds of Remington Gun Club low recoil shot shells from Lucky Gunner. This ammo is fun and suitable for the range and training but birdshot is not adequate for self defense.

I took it to the range planning on shooting 100 rounds through it. I managed 25 before a pop-up thunderstorm ruined that plan. I loaded it up and realized it had a plug in it limiting it to 2+1. I loaded 2 and racked the charging handle and it didn’t chamber a shell. The manual that came with the gun is not good. You can’t find the information you need because it’s buried in between all of the safety warnings nobody reads. So, to the YouTube. You actually need to load a round into the chamber. Ok, easy enough.

I fired the first shot into a small detention of the berm just to observe the pattern. It was tighter than I figured it would be. Then, I started shooting various “drills” for lack of a better word. Rapid fire 3 into one target. Rapid fire 3 into 3 targets. And so on. And the last few rounds, I’d fire into the berm at various distances to see the pattern. It was a hoot to shoot.

I tried my hand at the tacticool reloads but was not very successful.

I guess now I can start adding lights, lasers, tasers, phasers, and wind-speed indicators to it.

Granted, it was only 25 rounds but there were no malfunctions. Just operator error.

Moloning some labe

A college graduate, who could not carry while she was a student, strapped on her AR and carried a sign saying come and take it. While I think this sort of thing isn’t helpful, it generates some serious PSH among the press and the left (but I repeat myself).

Journalism: College grad wears gun holster with AR-10 in her graduation photos

Obligatory: Why are anti-gun activists so violent?

Stopping a bad guy with a gun

Requires a good guy with a gun:

A police officer shot and wounded an armed former student in an exchange of gunfire outside Dixon High School on Wednesday.

A Dixon police resource officer confronted the gunman around 8 a.m. The suspect fired at the officer, who shot back, injuring the gunman. Dixon is located about 100 miles west of Chicago.

Police Chief Steven Howell said the officer confronted the suspect, a 19-year-old male who had been expelled from school, near the schools west gym. As the officer pursued the suspect, the offender fired several shots and the officer returned fire. The former student suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken into custody just west of the school. The officer was not hit.

That’s scary

Beware scammers

Your disappointment of the day

Deputy Who Failed to Engage Parkland Shooter Gets $104,000 Annual Pension for Life

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CZ455 bedding