On a Saturday evening

(Photo by Michael Meador)

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Webley Mk.III bullets

Does anyone manufacture bullets hollow base, hollow point (preferably plated) in any of the common revolver or autopistol calibers? If not, does anyone make molds for them?

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Work, work, work…

…with neat people and cool guns. Last two day’s worth of sample images.

Kangaroo Carry, Charter Arms, Keltec.


Ashbury Precision Ordnance, Nightforce Optics, Blackhawk/Champion.


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A triumph of marketing

“By 1945, everyone was in the French Resistance…”

An interesting article about it.

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One of my favorite portraits for the year.

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A bad day in the French countryside

When the bolt stays forward on your last machine pistol magazine, it’s going to be a bad day…but probably not for very long.

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Threading Glock barrels

Posting this for a friend:

I have a unique opportunity to offer brand new 1/2×28 OEM Glock threaded barrels for the Glock 17. As you’re most likely aware, Glock recently began offering threaded barrels in the US, but with metric threads. Not the smartest move considering all the 1/2 by 28 suppressors around the country. Ballpark cost for a threaded barrel $225ish. I need to know whether to do a batch, or just a few for myself.

Anyone interested in threaded Glock barrels, please chime in here.

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Swag for CZ fans

The tshirt is from 1791 Apparel, the hat is from CZ-USA.

The pistol is CZ75 Compact, the rifle is CZ455 Trainer.

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Vepr 12: new at AllOudoor

Vepr 12 first impressions.

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Two new articles up on AllOutdoor

Crosman 2300S pistol.

Ground Strike reactive targets.


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Good times

Just spent a day making photos and videos, chatting with friends and shooting Vepr 12 and FG42. Great overcast weather, talented and well-equipped WW2 reenactor model, and a good day for me in terms of accuracy. FG42 with iron sights shot 3MOA with Tula ball and 2MOA with Black Hills match, and had zero malfunctions over the 60 rounds fired. We shot only a few rounds through Vepr 12 to verify zero, but Brenneke “home defense” slugs cloverleafed at 25 yards (iron sights also). Recoil was minimal with both guns.

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Fallschirmjägergewehr 42

FG42 from SMG Guns at the range. 308 rifle that shoots like a .223 AR, thanks to the integral spring-loaded recoil reducer in the stock.


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Accessorized Tavor


Top rail designed to match AR15′s height over the stock comb for comfortable sight picture, a small side rail and a hollow forend with integral weapon light: all made by my friend Paul’s Gear Head Works. 9mm Tavor conversion is fun to shoot. Mepro 21M sight turned out to be too bright for small targets but works very well on full-sized silhouettes.

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Crickett and friends in the news

Mike and Charlene Meador show up in a Washington Post article about proposed restrictions on firearm advertising by Eugene Volokh.

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My photos in use

Quite a few of them are up on Texas Weapon Systems new web site.

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Old snapshots: splashing around

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Another killer ape!

A very precocious child.


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Another awesome work day

Taking photos from a ladder of a fire truck.

Taking photos from a ladder of a fire truck. (Photo by Paul Reavis)

Took pictures all day. Got to record the chief of fire-fighters rappel down into a window with a suppressed Tavor in hand, and a bunch of other polite gentlemen play around an MRAP. Fun day.

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Cool people I know

DJ Petrou, 3-gun competitor

Bob Faxon, gun designer


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