What would one gun that is the best option for all situations even look like?
This is an exploration of an idea brought up by this article here. I suggest you read it, it's useful and has some good tips for what might be the most dangerous spot that we all visit. My article is about why I believe gas stations are so dangerous. I agree that gas stations are … Continue reading The American Watering Hole
This one really grinds my gears. I've heard it all my life, and from people who should know better. I remember my dad saying this when I was younger, and I heard Jocko Willink say it on a recent podcast. Am I missing something? Let's look at this critically: "I'd rather be lucky than good." The speaker … Continue reading Stupid Sayings: “I’d Rather be Lucky Than Good”
I really, really, hate it when I hear or see someone say that. Not dislike, literal hatred. I'm no lawyer (nor do I ply one on TV), but even I can see that being quoted as saying "I wish someone would give me a reason to kill them" is a bad idea. It's hard to imagine … Continue reading Stupid Sayings: “I Wish a MF’er would!”
Not being there when they need me. Most people are kind, caring, and trustworthy, but there are monsters out there. These predators look like the normal people, talk like the normal people, walk like the normal people, and may even convince you that they themselves are normal but they are monsters. They are the literal … Continue reading What Scares Me Regarding My Kids
"I am a man of simple tastes..."
The last post was getting a little long, and the subject had plenty of material left, so I'm splitting it off into it's own post. If I find enough of these little footnotes of history, I may make this into an ongoing series. Let's begin. .30-Caliber AR Cartridges The .300 HAM'R is a .223 … Continue reading Redundant Calibers
Saw this and had to share. It is well worth your time. Henry Rollins’ Iron and the Soul Click the link above to read it on artofmanliness.com. I've given a little excerpt below that I found particularly useful, even out of context. "I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks … Continue reading The Iron and the Soul
This phrase doesn't come around too often, usually only when someone is discussing a new cartridge from an ammo manufacturer, or a wildcat they are contemplating. That doesn't mean this saying isn't still asinine. The heart of my entire point is this: whether cartridges are redundant or not depends completely upon how narrowly you have … Continue reading Stupid Sayings: “There are Enough Calibers Already!”
I figured I'd give my readers a little update on my life. This is supposed to be a lifestyle blog of a young gun enthusiast, but I haven't really done much blogging about my life. I don't plan on doing this sort of thing very often, or ever again, but right now it feels like … Continue reading Life Update: 6 Months In