Monthly Archives: September 2011

Remembering the Fallen

93 years ago today, Arizona native Frank Luke died in France. At the time he was America’s leading air ace. For more information on Frank Luke, check these sources: Guns & Ammo Terror of the Autumn Skies Empty Cases

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Cartridges of the World

I have been asked to edit and contribute to the 13th Edition of the Cartridges of the World. REAL Gun guys know that this is the go to source for information on various cartridges, new or old. My job is … Continue reading

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Gunsite Ladies Pistol Class

About this time last year there were a series of post ( # 1, # 2, # 3 )on Empty Cases about ladies, handguns and Gunsite. My wife attended the event that inspired those posts and with some urging, returned … Continue reading

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SIG 1911 Ultra – First Look

Initial impressions are positive. This is a nice, compact 1911 that should serve anyone looking for a concealed carry .45 Auto. I did my usual 20 initial test rounds just to make sure the gun functioned and there were no … Continue reading

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Late Night Lesson – Don’t Google Yourself

I Couldn’t sleep because I have so much work to do. I was staring at my computer because that is where I do work late at night. Didn’t want to write. Didn’t want to take photos. I wanted to shoot … Continue reading

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One Good Gun

Grandpa stopped the pickup in front of the old farm house and warned us boys against any cutting up. The old man lay in his bed. He was dying and knew it. So did we. Grandfather and the man talked. … Continue reading

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Galco Safari Ching Sling

Some of you may have heard about this SLING and been wondering how it is used. In this video, Gunsite instructor Il Ling New demonstrates the SLING and how it can be used with intermediate shooting positions. I worked with … Continue reading

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