Author Archives: Roy

Deer Ammo for the .30-30 Winchester

Need ammo for your 30-30? If you check Midway USA’s current web page you will find 38 different products listed.  Not bad for a cartridge that is more than 120 years old. And I think you could take a deer … Continue reading

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No. 4 Shot in the .410 Shotgun

This post describes a few results of doing something no shotgun expert would recommend for hunting, namely, using No. 4 shot in the .410 shotgun. The picture shows my father, at advanced age, holding the .410 that he used as … Continue reading

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A 7.65 Argentine Sporter

This post describes a bolt action, sporting rifle based on the Mauser Model 1891, generally known as the Argentine Mauser. Summertime Is accompanied by the ubiquitous flower we know as Queen Anne’s Lace. Anne became Queen of England in 1702 … Continue reading

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A Thompson Center G2 Contender in .32 S & W Long

This post describes the design and performance of a Thompson/Center G2 Contender equipped with a .32 S&W Long barrel made by Match Grade Machine of Hurricane, Utah. But first, I have to present my annual, winter bald eagle picture.  This … Continue reading

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Bullet Runout and Rifle Accuracy

Assume that a rifle has a well-cut chamber. The chamber is perfectly aligned with the bore of the rifle and provides a good fit for the cartridge case.  A cartridge chambered and waiting for the firing pin constitutes the “initial … Continue reading

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Golden Age, Golden Gun

This post reviews the Henrry Golden Boy, a high grade, lever action .22 rifle. But first, let’s make a stop at…. The Bullet Stop Gun Shop The Bullet Stop Gun Shop, located on Missouri 136 nine miles east of Unionville, … Continue reading

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The Savage Super Sporter .30-30

Somehow I just can’t seem to stifle My love for an old, plain rifle. Found this Savage Super Sporter, Thought “Buy it? Well, I think I ort’ ter.” Not since a kid have I had such fun, Read on because, … Continue reading

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Pillar Bedding A Remington Model 700 BDL

This post describes the process of pillar bedding a Remington Model 700 rifle in .30-06, and presents shooting results that demonstrate accuracy improvement. Spring brings many uplifting sights, like this old apple tree near ATOTT Headquarters.  Every year it puts … Continue reading

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Late February at A Tale of Two Thirties

The ice is getting rotten at this site near ATOTT Headquarters. Some of it has disappeared already and the rest of it won’t last more than a day or two.  A bit early, perhaps, but this bald eagle doesn’t mind … Continue reading

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The Smith & Wesson First Model Hand Ejector

This post discusses the first Smith & Wesson revolver to use the side-swing design for opening the cylinder.  The .32 S&W Long cartridge was introduced by this revolver. When you want to do a serious shooting project, you need to … Continue reading

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