Tag Archives: WWII

You, Too, Can Screw Up a 1911

It has come to my attention that a lot of you folks still don’t know how to properly screw up a 1911. Therefore, as a service to my many friends in the shooting sports, I am offering this quick study … Continue reading

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Remembering Mr. Bill

I’m working on a story about Bill Jordan for my column in Shooting Illustrated. And, thinking back on our time together, I remembered a hunting yarn about Bill that I thought I would share with you. We were hunting turkey … Continue reading

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A Great Knife: The KA-BAR USMC Mark 2

As I’ve said before, I can’t imagine not having a knife in my pocket. And I also can’t imagine being in a woods camp without a good fixed-blade sheath knife. The one you see here is the classic Marine Corps … Continue reading

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