Memorial Day

Having served for ten years this is one of the Holidays that I respect the most. During my time in I had lost friends that I went to high school with. There names will forever be on the wall. Please take the time today to say a prayer for those that have served and are […]

Rare Carcano rifle

In my youth I had the opportunity to look at and take a couple of pictures of a very rare Carcano rifle. Judging on the way I look, with hair and all and not that many wrinkles, these pictures were taken 35 years ago or so. It is not often that you get to see […]

No post more computer problems

Once again I am plagued with computer issues and Windows 10, may a thousands camels shit in the mouths of the designers of this software. The hard drive issue has been fixed with a new cable and a totally different hard drive. Now the videos that I have been working on in Pinnacle Studio 19 […]

Interesting rifle for sale on Gunbroker

I generally do not spend a great deal of time at Gunbroker, stopping in once a week or so, as time is my enemy. However, with that said I did come across a


rifle. Not having one in my reference collection I am always on the […]

More Computer Problems

The new computer is not seeing it’s hard drive and not allowing me access to it. So no posts until I can get it straighten out. Currently using my wife’s computer but no access to my files, photo’s or videos. Hope to be back by the weekend.

Working on the CNC router

A great deal of work went on this weekend and part of it was some work on the cnc router’

No, it is not up and running yet, however some of the components that were ordered finally arrived and we were able to start working on it again. The bad news is that some of […]

New gun racks for the reference collection

A friend of mine recently lost his house. By this time he had already sold most of his collection and had no need for his gun racks. While not exactly designed for my gun room they were at least a start and the material was free, my price range. It took me all day Saturday […]

Shooting the Hotchkiss protative

At the last machine gun shoot I spent a great deal of time playing with my Hotchkiss light machine gun. I enjoy it like I enjoy my Lewis gun. That is to say a lot of things are going on to make the gun work. It is just a fun gun. There are a few […]

The machine gun I love to hate

My least favorite machine gun is, drum role please, The MG-34. I like the way they look. I fine the accessories interesting.Like this fortress box.

Or saddle drums.

The history of the weapon is fascinating. However, after owning three of them over the years I can say with certainty that it is the aggravating […]

Movie clip

I normally do not make posts like this. However, this is so bad it’s just funny. For your viewing enjoyment.