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{ Monthly Archives } October 2012

EHRMAHGERD! CERSTEM GLERK!

Despite my previous warnings about the two most terrifying words to encounter together are “custom” and “Glock”, I found myself wanting some work done to my G19. This came about shortly after my Vickers Shooting Method class last year. The plastic grip on my well-used G17 had been worn so smooth that at midday, lubed […]

Kel-Tec KSG: Wretched Pulsating Ball of Suck, Fail, Tears and Cancer

So the guy running The Firearm Blog got his hands on a Kel-tec KSG bullpup shotgun and posted his review of it. At the risk of spoiling it for you (but take a moment to read through it, I’ll wait), they gave it a thumbs up and recommendation, despite the gun not working out of […]

Pow, Right In The High School

So this past Saturday I went down to my club and shot my first USPSA match. It was a beautiful day, the stages were varied and creative with a minimum of BS DQ-bait gotchas, and my squad were all cheerful and friendly and (mostly) pitched in with pasting up targets and resetting steel. My performance […]

Because Croatia

Note that this XD-s malfunction was not induced during firing, but rather when manually ejecting a round. Repeatedly. Blah blah blah, sample of one, mine works fine, okay. But when it’s uncommon in competition and police issue, with recognized design defects, supported only through a dedicated and expensive marketing campaign, and most importantly, when other […]

Sesame Nation

I can’t say that I’m enthusiastic about pulling the lever for Mittens, but Mark Steyn is talking me into feeling less bad about it: Apparently, Frank Sinatra served as Mitt Romney’s debate coach. As he put it about halfway through “That’s Life”: “I’d jump right on a big bird and then I’d fly . . […]