Monthly Archives: March 2015

Better is more

The greatest adventure in creating a bird gun that is uniquely mine was the decision to have the receiver engraved with scroll and images of game birds.  Better is more The seed of understanding true value was planted some 50 … Continue reading

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“Life is crap, and it’s full of pain and suffering, and the only thing that makes it worth living — the only thing that makes it possible to get up in the morning and go on living — is play.” … Continue reading

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Starting over

A random thought clicked in my head: maybe the stock bolts are loose. They were. Protocol says to check this before you even start the scope mounting procedure, but unaccountably I didn’t. So I tightened all three stock bolts to … Continue reading

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April’s wild card

…it is a sort of April-weather life that we lead in this world. A little sunshine is generally the prelude to a storm.             – William Cowper (1731-1800) English poet             and hymn composer April’s wild card April is winter’s … Continue reading

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