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Get your stinking hooves off me, you damned destructive cattle.

The Lair’s paint came in a big heavy expensive 5-gallon jug courtesy of Big Brother, so I needed something less cumbersome to work with when I was doing brushwork. Settled, naturally enough, on an empty #10 Mountain House can. When … Continue reading

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Making your own Micarta for knife grip scales

Say, I never tried this – or even considered it. I assumed Micarta, like canned vegetables and detective novels, only came from giant factories in China. But M. Silvius is far more adventurous than I.

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Mulie at the range…

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I dislike “progressives” for the same reason I could never take the Puritans seriously…

To rip off H. L. Mencken, I am impatient with their haunting fear that someone, somewhere, is having a good time. Mostly it’s just funny, but now one of them has gone too far. Here’s someone who literally wants to … Continue reading

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The scout scope rides again…

Four years ago Bayou Renaissance Man gifted me a scout scope, to compensate for my post-surgery eyesight which is better than ever at long range and utterly gone at short. I bummed a WASR belonging to Ian that had one … Continue reading

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Made a new thing for the gamecam…

I’m getting interesting results from having relocated the gamecam to the wide bend in the wash, but the target stands is a lousy location for obvious reasons of the incoming fire variety. Particularly since I’m hoping to sight in a … Continue reading

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Huh. Thought things got a little sore yesterday afternoon…

I’m still working on building up the numbers, but in terms of prosthesis-supporting textiles I’ve never been happier with my current arrangement. Which doesn’t mean you won’t sometimes rub a big bloody blister in the bottom of your stump when … Continue reading

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Forgot all about that chore…

Good thing they called me from the feed store. Wax on… Wax off. My back problem enjoys a good ironic joke, it seems – I did my part in getting the hay stacked in the barn at full speed and … Continue reading

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Ladies. Please. I beseech you.

You know what? I’m changing my tune. I’ve asked over and over for lefty women to keep their *&^% vaginas out of the political conversation, and all I’ve gotten by way of reply is more vagina. (I’m putting the rest … Continue reading

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Slept through the night for once…

I haven’t had a full night’s sleep in nearly a month, and it was starting to wear on me. I really miss some of the things I could do when I was young, like shrug off sleep deprivation. One of … Continue reading

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Oh, my. We’re losing Mama Liberty.

Via Claire I read this terrible news… I won’t be involved [in Price of Liberty] any more because I am dying of an aggressive cancer and have little idea how much time I have left. I am blessed with a … Continue reading

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That’s a big bobcat!

Hey remember this kitty from February? Well, that’s not this one from last night. Or if it is, it’s all growed up now. Geez, that’s getting into shark-hunting class. Except we haven’t got any fish.

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Wow. Texas staties need to get slapping some cuffs on some uniformed wrists, or there’s gonna be a war.

This is what you get when police chiefs start thinking they’re feudal lords. h/t

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Strange creatures in the wash, cont.

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You know what you should probably find an excuse not to do…

…on the first properly hot day of the year? How about work with iron plate? Ian showed up on Saturday, … …which reminded me that I had intended to shorten the chains on the lower three targets. Not that important, … Continue reading

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…and so instead I’ll call it, “Lady, please move your ass.”

A fellow could really grow to hate cattle. A couple of days ago I moved the game camera out to the target stands, where it could look out over the loop in the wash. Might take a while to build … Continue reading

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I’ll always wonder what that was about.

TUAK will turn ten years old in December and in that time, though readership has slowly increased it has never showed itself in any danger of getting into Tam or SaysUncle numbers. I’m perfectly happy with that: It started as … Continue reading

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Liquid Refreshment…

The season being what it is, D&L prefer to spend the mornings with their horses while it’s still and relatively cool, so the Monday water runs have been knocked back a bit. Neighbor D took one look at the gigantic … Continue reading

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If you carry a gun and/or lived in the 19th century, you’re a bigot and should be disappeared.

Social justice warriors are very tolerant and practice peace and love, and that’s why they hate you and want you dead. Because you’re evil. Wichita Restaurant Sparks Outrage With Pro-Gun Stance [Owner Paul Cohlmia] said he was surprised by the … Continue reading

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Too little powder in a large case

I haven’t been shooting a lot in the past year and a half because of that fall I took in October 2016 that tore my rotator cuff and turned me into a lefty. Shortly before that accident I had gone … Continue reading

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