Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Don’t put that thing in the snow. I know it can probably handle it, but it just doesn’t feel right.
Since there’s been a fuckload of people responding to this: I’d like to publicly deny the rumors that I have mistreated my M1 in any way. It’s just laying down in the snow, people. I even field stripped it to make sure I got all the melted snow that might have gotten in the insides.
Friday, December 27, 2013
Some may question my sanity for making these. Some may be justified to question. A few of the shops I’ve done of whiskeyandspentbrass during ATF/trip circlejerk threads on /k/.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Normally not much of a vodka drinker, I thought a bottle of Stolichnaya would be an appropriate way to pay tribute to the creator of the AK47 and veteran of the Second World War, Mikhail Kalashnikov.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Finally going to check a book I’ve been wanting to read for a long long time off the reading list soon. “Parachute Infantry” by David Kenyon Webster was a book written by a man who served in the famed “Band of Brothers” during WWII. His book was heavily referenced during the making of the HBO miniseries. Also included is an M1 Garand, ammo, spent 30-06 casings, 101st Airborne patch, MkII fragmentation grenade w/ M1A2 grenade launching adapter, and converted M1 bayonet.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
ahhh i love having this in my hosue
No. The overwhelming majority of M1 Garands are chambered in .30-06. Only the Navy used Garands chambered in 7.62 NATO (rechambered in the early 1960’s from 30-06 to conform to the new standardized NATO round), and even then only in somewhat limited quantities before being fully replaced by the M14.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
M1 Garand with an original M7 Grenade Launcher attached, a reproduction M1A2 grenade launching adapter with a demilled MkII fragmentation grenade mounted, and a reproduction 1907 pattern leather sling.
Winchester Model 1911 Self Loading Shotgun. It was a recoil operated gun, so the barrel of this shotgun itself recoils back after a shell is fired, cycling the action. Note the serrations on the barrel midway between the magazine tube and muzzle. That is where you grab to pull the barrel back to chamber a shell.