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Shooting the Schwarzlose Model 1898 Pistol

Shooting the Schwarzlose Model 1898 Pistol

A “modern” 19th century pistol. The model 1898 Schwarzlose was a self loading pistol definitely ahead of its time. It was simple, powerful (for the period; it was chambered for 7.63mm Mauser), and remarkably ergonomic. […]

A “French Second Amendment” Wouldn’t Save Lives, Because The French Are Cowards

A “French Second Amendment” Wouldn’t Save Lives, Because The French Are Cowards

I saw this morning that Donald Trump has lambasted the French for their strict gun control laws, stating that, “If the people so violently shot down in Paris had guns, at least they would have […]

“You Can’t Miss With It.” 1891 Argentine Mauser

“You Can’t Miss With It.” 1891 Argentine Mauser

Eric from Moss Pawn runs a 7.65x53mm-chambered 1891 Mauser through its paces. This particular rifle was manufactured in 1892. Yes, a rifle 122 years old can shoot with incredible accuracy with iron sights. This rifle […]

So what is this Appleseed Project, anyway?

So what is this Appleseed Project, anyway?

You might have picked up on me mentioning the Appleseed Project in recent weeks, perhaps in either my post on the new Marlin 795 LTR designed in conjunction with Appleseed that is hitting store shelves, […]

Harvard: Gun control doesn’t work

Harvard: Gun control doesn’t work

You’re going to want to read all of this (PDF). “Would Banning Firearms Reduce Murder and Suicide? A Review of International and Some Domestic Evidence”  in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy is […]

Top Ten: Modern combat rifles

Top Ten: Modern combat rifles

1) Gewehr 98 7.92x57mm Mauser Length: 49.2in Weight: 9.0lb Barrel length: 29.1in Muzzle velocity: 2,881 ft/s (878 m/sec) The Gewehr 98 was one of the most widely adopted and successful bolt-action rifles ever made. Its […]

The Last Jump: Chapter 47

The Last Jump: Chapter 32

“To act in concert with a great man is the first of blessings.”Marquis de Lafayette (1757 – 1834) “Fix bayonets!” The order was unsettling and reverberated up and down the long thin skirmish line of […]

Namibian Sunrise: The story of a young man’s African dream

As a junior in college, I had the wonderful opportunity to study abroad for a semester at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Those six months were unforgettable as I had some incredible […]

Pack on Back, Boots on the Ground

Pack on Back, Boots on the Ground

The Contra commander had told me the night before that we had to make what would be a hike totaling eight hours, to inspect another camp along the Honduran border. The problem was that my […]