Anti-gun Zealots Don’t Get It

There are people in the world who, despite all the facts and empirical evidence to the contrary, refuse to consider that they might be wrong. This state of denial is best displayed in those who are zealously anti-gun. They feel that they have the answer to the “problem”, and anything other than total agreement results in either a flurry of cussing, a complete shutout, or cussing followed by being shut out. An excellent example of this is Twitter user @Miriam2626, who posted this gem of a tweet. I called her on it and was promptly blocked, without any reply at all.

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Upcoming Gun Project Update

Just last month I posted a video on YouTube that displayed a functioning, integrally suppressed shotgun. The video also included instructions on how you could construct your own, assuming it is legal in your state. Since the video, I have constructed a second, more durable suppressor, and made a few small tweaks to the design. I’ll be posting updates on how the shotgun performs with some subsonic shells I ordered just for this test.

NOTE: For those who haven’t watched the video, I’ve provided it down below. Version 1.0 was able to reduce the sound of standard Winchester birdshot so that hearing protection wasn’t needed.

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“Just Hit It with A Hammer” – An Adventure in Bad Gunsmithing

I think it’s reasonably safe to say that, at one point in their life, all gun owners have made some sort of modification, addition or customization to one or more of their guns. The first “high-powered” rifle I ever owned was a Yugoslavian SKS I purchased from a local sporting goods store. I remember grinning with excitement as I smelled the gun solvent and hot water stripping the cosmolene from the rifle. The rifle was reasonably accurate out to 100 yards, and I enjoyed shooting it for many months before I entertained the idea of removing its wood stock.

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