“The price of freedom is the willingness to do sudden battle, anywhere, any time and with utter recklessness.”
by Robert Heinlein




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Mauser C96 Kydex “Race” Holster, including Clip Holder – $250

Body:  0.080” “Desert Tan” kydex. Eyelets:  #8-9 1/4” brass finish.  Belt Loop:  BladeTech TEK-LOK on the holster, black-coated spring clips on the clip holder. 

Ever wanted to carry, or even compete with, an ergonomically-uncomfortable, low-capacity, hard-to-reload, borderline-antique firearm?  Now is your chance! 

As seen at the 2014 National Rifle Association Annual Meeting and 2014 Boomershoot, as well as on VolkStudio Blog […]

buy a gun day – john moses browning edition

This year, on account of some mathematical fumbles on my part, we unintentionally gave the federal government one hell of an interest free loan. Coincidentally, there is no penalty to you or the government if you overpay your taxes, but if you underpay your taxes enough, you can bet your ass there will be financial repercussions involved.

That disparity rather says everything about our current taxation / representation situation, does it not?

In […]

not like i could compete with it

As I said on the Facebooks and Twitters a few days ago, one of the fun advantages of making your own holsters is the ability to do crazy things you would never actually ask someone else to make for you.

And, sometimes, they work:

Obviously this is not an everyday carry holster, but I contend that neither is that an everyday carry gun (though a friend tells me they are […]

because it is shiny

I have, and need, no better excuse than that for this: 

What’s that, you say?  It looks remarkably like something from some movie or television series you might have seen once upon a time? 

I have no idea what you are talking about. 

None at all. 

In all seriousness, this is far from an every-day carry […]

product of a bored sunday

So I spent most of yesterday blowing the not-insubstantial mass of leaves provided to our not-insubstantial back yard courtesy of the not-insubstantial forest behind our house, and I vacuumed the downstairs this morning (when the cats start sneezing on their own dust bunnies, it is about time to do that); the upshot of all of this is that my right hand has been functionally reduced to a “mewling quim”, to quote the inimitable Loki (look […]