A Good Way to Blow Your Balls…or Tweeter Off

As most of you who read this stuff know, I am an anachronistic old coot. My alma mater is an old school with the motto, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” So I find it a bit amusing to see so many new tactical “experts” extolling things like the isosceles stance and appendix carry, as
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The Ultimate Arctic Adventure

I have been blessed with the opportunity to hunt in several places over the world. There is something to be said for the collector mentality of some hunters. The variety of animals, their habits and habitats, along with local-devised tactics for success provides a fascinating backgrou
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Introductions

Say you want to introduce your 7-year-old son to baseball. Would you send him out on the field with a major league pitcher and have him try to connect his first hit on a 93 mph fastball? Maybe you want to teach him to be a real man and have the pitcher throw some more heat as close to
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C’mon Guys…

I truly thought we were over it; that we had matured and gotten past the childish bovine residue. But, alas, like so many other things I’ve learned in life, I was wrong. There are still some idiots who like to get a snoot full of beer and run around shooting road signs. Those of us wi
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Constitutional Carry Part 2

Earlier we took an initial look at the notion of so-called constitutional carry. There are some among us who say something along the line of, “Sure, I’m for constitutional carry, but I think there should be some kind of training requirement.” A right is not conditional, except where c
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Constitutional Carry Part 1

First, a quick update: Yep, I’m back, and the surgery was a success. Virtually no pain now, but I was considerably weaker than I thought so it is taking longer for me to get back my stamina. I would like to thank each and every one of you for your good wishes and prayers. Seems I had
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A Short Sabbatical

I realize that I have been a bit off schedule for the past couple of weeks, and I apologize for that. Beginning today, I will be taking a week or two sabbatical to undergo some back surgery. Last fall I went out, eager to get into some roosters with my setter Lily. The walking wasn’t
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The “Good Old Days”

When I was young (How I regret that phrase), the old guys used to bore me with stories of how much better the hunting was, how much better the guns were, how much better—and simpler—cars and trucks were, or even how much prettier the girls were. Now that I am among the old guys I am s
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Holsters

The concept of having a pouch to carry a personal weapon is an old one. David slew Goliath with a stone he carried in a leather pouch on his waist. As the first handguns became popular, men often carried their pistols in a sash about their waist—a stylish and elegant method of carry b
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Pure Genius

This story is about 3 years old, but since my blog was not accepted by the NRA at the time, I still would like to share it. Milwaukee, WI, police were called to Froedtert Hospital to interview one Otis Lockett, who was being treated for a gunshot wound to his…ummm…well…junk. Mr. Locke
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