September 30, 2018: No Standards

The common term of raising the bar comes from pole vaulting where competitors continually raise the bar attempting to be the last successful person to clear the bar.  The bar represents the high standard by which a person is allowed to continue their performance.  Continue reading

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August 31, 2018: Hornady M-1 Case Tumbler

The last piece of reloading equipment added is the case tumbler to make the cases cleaner to show that I have some pride in my craftsmanship.  The second hundred rounds I reloaded were not cleaned.  Reading opinions of more experienced reloaders lead me to the conclusion that it is not necessary, but desirable.  I considered the wet versus dry methods and went with the dry media for my low volume needs. Continue reading

March 31, 2018: Florida MSD HS Public Safety Act

One of the provisions of the new Florida law is raise the age to buy a firearm of any kind to 21.  This will deny 18, 19, and 20 years olds the ability to defend themselves and their families with a gun of any kind in their homes.  In 2015, Malichi Heisler shot and killed a masked gunman who forced his way into his mother’s home and who reportedly was holding a gun to his mother’s head.   The Florida Senate will deny people in Heisler’s situation the ability to defend themselves with a firearm.  Continue reading