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Some firearm designs are iconic, almost mythic. One of those was introduced in the early 1870s, and was widely carried both by military forces and civilians, and is credited by many firearms historians as being a critical factor in the ‘taming of the West’. No, I’m not talking about the Colt SAA. I’m talking about […]

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Quarterly Update, April 2024

As part of an ongoing commitment to making sure we are communicating beyond social media and our various online discussion forms, you should expect to see more formal updates about once a quarter; the last one was in January, recapping the year, the national meeting,...

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The Gun Show “Loophole”

There is much news today about the Biden administration closing the gun show loophole. As with much of politics, the details matter. Back in 2022, Congress passed Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, notably sponsored by Marco Rubio (R- FL), which laid the groundwork for...

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Making a 15th century Hand Gonne

Last Spring I made a 14th century style Hand Gonne from bronze stock using minimal tools and equipment, just to see what was possible. That project turned out to be a big success, and the resultant hand gonne has been popular among friends and when I taught last year’s workshops on “Primitive Black Powder Firearms” […]

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Year in Review – 2024

I apologize for the tardiness of this post, the fall was very busy, and we have some website maintenance to do. But this is past due and folks should get an update! 2023 is over; it was a busy year! First things first though, an a recap of our excellent annual...

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Bringing Light Over Heat to the EDC Podcast (Light Over Heat #70)

The deadline for completing my Gun Curious book manuscript is hanging over my head like a guillotine. With decreasing confidence, I am hoping to finish the job before it drops. Because I didn’t have time to record new content this week, I was going to edit down some of the “highlights” from a 45-minute-long conversation I had … Continue reading Bringing Light Over Heat to the EDC Podcast (Light Over Heat #70)

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Bringing Light Over Heat to the EDC Podcast (Light Over Heat #70)

The deadline for completing my Gun Curious book manuscript is hanging over my head like a guillotine. With decreasing confidence, I am hoping to finish the job before it drops. Because I didn’t have time to record new content this week, I was going to edit down some of the “highlights” from a 45-minute-long conversation I had … Continue reading Bringing Light Over Heat to the EDC Podcast (Light Over Heat #70)

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Bringing Light Over Heat to the EDC Podcast (Light Over Heat #70)

The deadline for completing my Gun Curious book manuscript is hanging over my head like a guillotine. With decreasing confidence, I am hoping to finish the job before it drops. Because I didn’t have time to record new content this week, I was going to edit down some of the “highlights” from a 45-minute-long conversation I had … Continue reading Bringing Light Over Heat to the EDC Podcast (Light Over Heat #70)

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