I was a gunblogger, once

A blast from the past – August 2014 at the old space…
“I’ll let you guys provide all the data, like you did last time…!conversions2.jpgOh, no I won’t, if only for the innocent who wander in. I got asked a question about transition breeches from muzzle-loading to breech-loading, and I rattled off an answer – but pictures speak in ways words don’t. Like, I can talk about comparing Remington’s rolling block the, tipping, or “trapdoor” block of the US M1873 or Austrian Wanzl, the turning block of the Austrian Werndl, or the flipping block of the Snider…”

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[Hint: If you click the pic, you can get a much better view.  Well, perhaps except for you people looking at this on postage-stamp phones.]

Published by The Armorer

A grumpy old Cincinnatus who feeds goats, dogs, cats, ducks, peafowl, a horse, and sundry avians, especially in the winter. From time to time you will see guns. Until such time as the Progressives repeal the 2nd Amendment, everything you see is legal, Federal, State, Local, where I live. Your progressive paradise may have different rules. Don't project them onto me. Federalism still exists, even if it is but a shadow of what the Framers intended.

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