Monthly Archives: May 2009

if anyone reading this finds something like this…

Call me, not the cops! Gun parts, 2,000 rifle rounds found in Dumpster: “Assorted gun parts and about 2,000 rifle rounds were discovered in a Dumpster near a North Austin apartment complex this afternoon. Agent Francesca Perot of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms said the Austin Police Department contacted the agency after a [Continue]

reloading stuff

Downloadable reloading data compilation: “The program is a reloading reference that includes all the freely available data from powder manufacturers, all the cartridge dimensions I could find, all the bullet SD and BCs I could gather, primer references, shell holder and shell plate references, all the surplus powder data I could find on Castpics and [Continue]

Joshua Brady

Joshua Brady was born last night. He weighed a whopping 10 pounds 2.7 ounces, and is 23.5 inches long! Quite a hoss! Glenda ended up having a c section. Everyone is doing fine, although she’ll be in the hospital till Fridayish. Some pics are here, and more will be added as they are taken: http://gallery.gandalf23.com/v/family/barry/

blech

F’d up my back Wednesday, then Thursday really f’d it up by stretching. Hurt so much I left work early and did not go in on Friday, spent the day on the floor. Also Thursday the dentist said I need a root canal. Yay! Then Sunday, back feeling better, I start to come down with [Continue]

tommy gun kit for 10/22

1022FunGun.com “Now you can take your Ruger® 10/22 to the next level of fun! Here it is, the Fun Gun Kit to give the Ruger® 1022 rifle the look, heft and handling of the classic Tommy Gun! Enjoy the great old time feel while shooting inexpensive .22LR ammo instead of expensive center fire ammo. This [Continue]

hedge fund manager calls obama to task

Unafraid In Greenwich Connecticut: “The President has just harshly castigated hedge fund managers for being unwilling to take his administration’s bid for their Chrysler bonds. He called them “speculators” who were “refusing to sacrifice like everyone else” and who wanted “to hold out for the prospect of an unjustified taxpayer-funded bailout.” The responses of hedge [Continue]

prof splains how to lecture properly

Pretty interesting, and no reason why this wouldn’t work in meetings or when giving speeches. Boring Within or Simply Boring? “Frankly, it gets my dander up when I hear professors proclaim they “don’t have the gift” for giving good lecturers. Lecturing is not genetically determined like eye color or a receding hairline. The most common [Continue]

arlington cop arranges to have stuff stolen from neighbor

Arlington cop places fake craigslist ad to get rid of neighbors basketball goal and tether ball “MANSFIELD – Sherry Johnson Huwitt was standing at her kitchen window in her bathrobe shortly before dawn a couple of weeks ago when two strangers pulled up and started loading the portable basketball goal from the side of her [Continue]

redi-mag

You can get a new Redi-mag from the manufacturer for about half what they were selling for. $85 for the Quick Attach version which also includes their extended bolt release. I bought one for the old price at the gun show today, but it was still a pretty good deal. Brownells also has them at [Continue]