Category Archives: General

Easter Sunday

I had a fairly uneventful day today, though I did score a couple bottles of decent single malt scotch.  Now I’ve managed to accumulate about seven good bottles and for the first time ever I have a fairly classy looking … Continue reading

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Posting on Facebook

So I belong to a number of “Groups” on Facebook, and some of them are from units I used to belong to.  I recently unearthed some old pictures from nearly two decades ago and so I posted a few in … Continue reading

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Range Report

I’ll let the video do most of my talking.  After I attach the suppressor and run that magazine dry, the next magazine is subsonics.  Thing is ridiculously quiet… Next weapon up is the new 10.5” upper in 5.56×45.  It’s a … Continue reading

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I Need a New Gun Pt II

There’s a sale here this week beginning today on 9mm and .45 ACP pistols and I’m thinking very seriously about picking up an FNX-45 with the OD green lower. Anybody heard anything about them? I figure an FN, chambered in … Continue reading

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I Need a New Gun

Okay, perhaps not but I haven’t bought one in well… I guess six months or so. So, any recommendations? Discuss. Marcus

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More Videogame and anime

Ubu Roi has a write up of episode two of Mahouka.

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HateMachine – It’s a pistol!

Per the PSA Marcus posted below. I couldn’t get the SigTac pistol brace fully seated…she’s sort of stuck where she’s at. Range report to follow soon. Edit:  Click pic for close-up. -BLT

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A Public Service Announcement

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Super Pistol Trailer

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Peanut Butter

One of the books I grew up on was a biography of George Washington Carver. I noticed something, thinking back after waking from a troubled sleep. We all know about the current First Lady’s efforts to prevent poor children from … Continue reading

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Harry Reid and the BLM

Is Harry Reid responsible for getting ranchers kicked off their lands to line the pockets of himself and his rich lawyer family members? These guys seem to think so. Marcus

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Remington 700 Recall

If you have a Remington 700 built within the last eight years you need to check this out. You may have a rifle affected by a factory safety recall. At least one of my own rifles is and you might … Continue reading

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Speaking of Anime

Thanks Tim. Marcus

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Anime and video games

I hope no one was assuming I had good taste. Last night I noticed that youtube had SRW Z3 videos up, before I’d thought to look. Super Robot Wars is a series of licensed mecha crossover fanfic video games. One … Continue reading

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5 1/2 lines

This is from the bottom of the page source on the main page, I’ve cut out the angle brackets so the rest will show up. All these addresses go to the same server, and were registered by the same entity. … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

So, I was thinking about posting something about SRW Z3 youtube videos, or those interesting 5 1/2 lines. I checked TaxProf to see the latest, and found something a bit more pressing. http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2014/04/the-irs-scandal-9.html While watching prior IRS hearings, I’ve found … Continue reading

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The Bureau of Land Management in Action

It looks like the BLM is confiscating a man’s cattle because he’s “not supposed” to allow his herd to graze and water on federal lands.  Only his family has been doing this since the 1870’s and now the rules have … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Killing Blogging?

As JBM enters its tenth year online (yeah, I know right!) we continue to monitor the “net” to see what is still out there.  Sometimes I feel like Dr. Robert Neville sending out messages on the radio like the last … Continue reading

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Concealed Carry on Military Installations

I’ve been reading and watching the discussion go back and forth on this subject in the wake of the latest Fort Hood shooting and I cannot believe how frustrating the whole spectacle has become for me.  I keep seeing the … Continue reading

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More Kalashnikov Stuff

Marcus Update:  Full disclosure, I am definitely not endorsing Century Arms or any of their products.  A friend of mine and I both bought rifles from them that turned out to be lemons.  And when I sent my weapon back to … Continue reading

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