Too Much Coffee Man
Too Much Coffee Man
Turns out that it DPS folks _are_ required to give me their names: “It does violate DPS Policy, so if you speak to one again and they won’t give you their name remind them that DPS General Manual Section 05.06.01 states “Any member of the Department of Public Safety, except when on an undercover assignment, [Continue]
Well, I just managed to get through to a “Tracy” at DPS down in Austin. No last name, she said they are not allowed to give thier last names. Ask about my application, she said they are still waiting on the field investigation. And that my “60 days” started on 8/18. This is new! JaneDoe#3 [Continue]
Car Keypad Master Unlock “So, you know those cars with that keyless entry pad? The one under the driver’s side handle? Well, if you look closely you will see that there are really only 5 buttons, labeled “1/2”, “3/4”, “5/6”, “7/8”, “9/0”. In an effort to avoid a little confusion, I’m going to call those [Continue]
Induction Launchers & EM Rocketry
And here is the DaVinci one, just for comparison.
Col. Jeff Cooper died yesterday. My favorite quote of his: “One bleeding-heart type asked me in a recent interview if I did not agree that ‘violence begets violence.’ I told him that it is my earnest endeavor to see that it does. I would like very much to ensure—and in some cases I have—that any [Continue]
Got a couple of new flashlights the other day, Brinkman Maxfires. Read a couple of tests that guys had done on the Maxfire vs the Surefire G2s. They all said the Maxfire was pretty good, and half the cost of the G2. Now the MX3 light is on my shotgun, the Surfire G2 is on [Continue]
Pic James took while on guard duty in Iraq:
So, once again today I called down to Austin to find out wtf is going on with my CHL. This time the lady says they are waiting on my criminal background check from Erath County and Tarrant County, neither has returned it to them and they can’t process my application unless they’ve been returned. This [Continue]
I had no idea that the Ansari in the Ansari X-Prize was a) a chick and b) an Iranian She’s a perfect example of the American Dream. Come here from somewhere else, work your ass off, make boat loads of cash., and then do cool things with it. Like start a contest for private space [Continue]
.17 miniature machine gun firing video Very cool!
HOW TO: Make a floppy disk bag
I have serval .22 rifles. Two bolt actions, the rest are semi-auto. I kinda want to find a lever action, a good pump action, and a Winchester 63, and like I said earlier the little single shot CZ was cool, might get one of those, but for the most part I’m good on .22 rifles. [Continue]
Expensive Cameras in Checked Luggage “This is a blog post about the problems of being forced to check expensive camera equipment on airplanes: Well, having lived in Kashmir for 12+ years I am well accustomed to this type of security. We haven’t been able to have hand carries since 1990. We also cannot have batteries [Continue]
Got dad’s ammo, 1,000 .223 and 500 .45. $316 Also from Dallas Reloading got 500 .45 caliber 230 grain hardball bullets and 500 125 grain JHP .38/.357 caliber bullets. $105 Picked up 500 rounds of Aquilla SSS and 500 of the Super Collibri. $48 Got three sets of dies, 7.62x39mm, .223, and 30-06. $50 Found [Continue]
%@!$@!$@!$@!$! So I emailed a moped parts place about if they had a fuel valve that would fit my moped. They said they did, so I ordered it. Well it arrived Wednesday, minus the fuel filter that I also ordered and paid for, and it does not fit! Gah! Grr! I took the old valve [Continue]
Did y’all know tha tthe F-14 was retired from service? Final Flight
happy day of rage everybody! Today muslims everywhere are urged to unleath their rage at the pope because he said that islam is spread by the sword. So they’re going to get all violent and rage-y to umm…protest being called violent? Yeah, makes sense to me…
Makarov.com has .22 conversion kits for makarov pistols! hmmmm….