Monthly Archives: February 2014

American Rifleman: March 2014

I just finished reading this month’s issue of American Rifleman. Among the articles were two that I really enjoyed: “A Few Great Wildcat Cartridges That Went Legit” by Layne Simpson, and “Guns of the Battle of Blair Mountain” by Kenneth … Continue reading

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Air Rifle Practice: 2/17/14

I didn’t shoot really well today. I shot standing with some precision air rifle, and though I liked the sights on it, it was pearls before swine for I was far too shaky today. 100/200 55/100 I also took a … Continue reading

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Air Rifle Practice: 2/10/14

Today was an exceptionally frustrating day at air rifle practice. I grabbed the same Daisy 853 (G.O.) pump rifle that I had last week. It has an issue with fliers, where a shot will occasionally fly high or low (visibly … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Volcanoes

Yesterday, we went for a very brief (1/2 hour or so) hike around the Albuquerque Volcanoes. The park closed at 5:00 pm, and we showed up around 4:30 pm, so that gave us just enough time to hike up to … Continue reading

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Air Rifle Practice: 2/3/14

There is an air rifle practice session each Monday night at New Mexico Tech. I’ve been attending it regularly (for the most part) since 2005. Targets are approximately 10 meters away. Last night, I shot the Daisy 853 (marked “G.O.”) … Continue reading

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