Category: Other Gear & Gadgets

Blog back online

My webhosting company took it offline without telling me – they said I was abusing their server. Finally they have figured out that it was a problem with their reporting software, not me. Anyway it is back online. UPDATE: Slicehost did the right thing by me. They [Read More…]

Blog comment policy

I had adopted, with a few minor changes, the well written comment policy used by Sebastian at Snowflakes in Hell. Basically all I ask is that you do treat others the same as how you would treat them if you were discussing something face-to-face. Comment Policy: I [Read More…]

blog post correction

A few days ago I blogged about the new Scout Sniper Observation Telescope. I said it would use the Horus reticle. According to Allen, a Marine vet and analyst at The Columbia Group, The Marines will be using a standard Gen II Mil-Dot reticle, not the Horus reticle. As [Read More…]

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Deer hunting google style

The Google Street View photo taking van ran over a deer in Rush, NY while capturing every moment of the encounter on their 360 degree camera system. The images have since been removed by google. Hat Tip: Reddit via. The Daily What via. Gizmodo.

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I am on twitter

I have joined the twitter thing! My account is steve9x19. If you use twitter please go ahead and follow to me. I read about this re-tweeting thing. I don’t really get it, but I hear it is how you let other people know about someones twitter account. So if you are [Read More…]

More manly stuff

Michael Z. Williamson aka. Crazy Einar, author of the much acclaimed, and hotly debated, Ten Manliest Firearms has written a sequel: 10 More Manly Guns Previously I compiled a list of the Ten Manliest Firearms. I noted that variations on the list were certainly [Read More…]

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No. I am not racist

Sigh. On another website I have been accused of being racist. Apparently some people decided that my guy-with-a-ski-mask was a black guy being shot by a white guy. One guy is the “good” guy, the other is a criminal wearing a ski mask (like all stereotypical [Read More…]

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Twinbow II crossbow

The Twinbow II is an interesting, and beautifully designed, crossbow made by Swiss Crossbow. Click to expand. It can be cocked in three seconds and fire a bolt at a speed of 370 feet/sec [ I know nothing about crossbows so I am not sure how revolutionary a 3 second [Read More…]

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Robert Boyd’s Blog

Robert Boyd of Shooting Illustrated has started a blog tracking the progress of the development of a replica U.N.C.L.E. Walther P38 carbine conversion. I am looking forward to reading his progress reports. More here.

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Merry Christmas

Have a very merry Christmas and a fantastic New Year! A big thanks to all those who have helped me with the blog, my readers especially those who have posted comments on the blog and to all my fellow gun bloggers. I hope blogging next year will be as fun as it has been [Read More…]