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Down Range Radio #611: Upcoming Battles on Gun Control

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Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Verdana, Greg Ellifritz, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Richard Nance, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


Kindle Voyage series and number problem

I've been using Calibre's connect/share function to send mobi files to my Voyage. I have a plug board set up to add the series and number to the title. my formula is: any format:any device = ([{title}{series:| (| }{series_index:0>5.2f|- #|)}] -> title) I noticed that some of the titles don't have series info included. I've tried imbedding the metadata and also re-converting the mobi file then resending the file and that hasn't solved the problem. I have Calibre 3.39.1 and Kindle Voyage with f...
Tags: Books, Devices


Interesting Products at SHOT Show 2019 From Smaller Companies

Now that most of the SHOT Show hype has subsided, I wanted to post about a few products at the show that I found interesting. Most, if not all, the products below were found in the “basement” halls. Those are the halls on the lower floor where smaller and up-and-coming companies have their booths. You […] Read More … The post Interesting Products at SHOT Show 2019 From Smaller Companies appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, SHOT Show, SHOT Show 2019, Interesting Products


POTD: Minigun & Russian Missile Cruiser Marshall Ustinov through the Channel

Today’s Photo Of The Day shows HMS St Albans during an intercept and escort of Russian Missile Cruiser Marshall Ustinov in the British Channel. Above you see a crew member of the HMS St Albans manning a Minigun (M134). The Mk44 Minigun is a ship-mounted 6-barrelled, electrically operated weapon that shoots 7.62x51mm rounds at a […] Read More … The post POTD: Minigun & Russian Missile Cruiser Marshall Ustinov through the Channel appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, Royal Navy, Merlin, Photo of the Day, Minigun, M134 Minigun, P-500 Bazalt missile, Cruiser Marshall Ustinov


50 Years Later, Michael Crichton's The Andromeda Strain Is Getting a Sequel Novel

Half a century after Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton made us fear disease as much as dinosaurs and robots, the classic sci-fi novel The Andromeda Strain is finally getting a sequel. And it’s coming out this year.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Sci Fi, Michael Crichton, Harper Collins, Daniel H Wilson, The Andromeda Evolution, Andromeda Strain


Samsung J5 prime Help Please

I am trying to get kindle to work on Samsung J5 prime I have downloaded kindle and it shows up on Samsung ok my problem is when i want to put a book from my computer that has been converted by calibre i am using mint 19.1 linux when i plug in my Samsung it shows the menu but Kindle is no showing up, none of the downloaded apps are showing up When i put my old nokia 6.1 it shows kindle , is there a setting in Samsung i am missing any help will be great:help:
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[Kobo Aura] Series and number of the series

Hello, when I send a series of books to my reader KOBO Aura the name field of the series and number of the series do not appear between the title and the name of the author. I know that by unplugging / re-connecting and sending another book to my reader the name field of the series and serial number will not appear between the title and the name of the author. I would like to know if he has any other option than to unplug / reconnect and send another book to my reader. Thank you!
Tags: Books, Devices


[IDEX 2019] Agencija Alan from Croatia

Agencija Alan has a stable presence at IDEX, however, for the first time in the author’s memory, in this edition, they finally took their products out of glass cabinets and welcomed the public in the booth. They showcased the full range of their small arms portfolio, which we may know better under the company name […] Read More … The post [IDEX 2019] Agencija Alan from Croatia appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Croatia, VHS, Daily News, Rifles, Bullpup, IDEX, 20mm Auto Cannon, RT-20, IDEX 2019, Agencija Alan


AZW3 to PDF for iPad Pro 10.5-inch: Recommended Settings?

I would like to convert an AZW3 to a PDF that will display optimally on my iPad Pro 10.5-inch. (My iPad's screen resolution is 2,224 x 1,668, and I primarily use PDF Expert to read PDFs on the device.) Using Calibre's default settings, the results are quite decent, but I'm wondering if further improvements are possible... Can anyone recommend which conversion settings I should select or change to yield best results? I realize a lot of this may boil down to user preference, but I am new to Cali...
Tags: Books, Conversion


‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Prequel Comic Introduces a New Titan

When Godzilla: King of the Monsters hits theaters this summer, it will bring three more massive creatures to the table: Rhodan, Mothra and Ghidorah. But before the sequel arrives, a comic book prequel will introduce a brand new titan that Godzilla had to contend with sometime after the events of the first movie but before the new one. Get a first look at the full cover art for the Godzilla King of the Monsters comic prequel below. Godzilla King of the Monsters Prequel Comic As you can see,...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Godzilla, Skull Island, Warner Brothers, Cool Stuff, Emma, Kong, Comic Book/Superhero, Vera Farmiga, Drew Johnson, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Arvid Nelson, Emma Russell


Series and number of the series

Hello, when I send a series of books to my reader KOBO Aura the name field of the series and number of the series do not appear between the title and the name of the author. I know that by unplugging / re-connecting and sending another book to my reader the name field of the series and serial number will not appear between the title and the name of the author. I would like to know if he has any other option than to unplug / reconnect and send another book to my reader. Thank you!
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CWD Disease Management Area To Expand Into Pennsylvania Elk Range

Diseased animal detected at a captive deer farm in Clearfield County will require DMA 3 expansion. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania – -(AmmoLand.com)- A captive deer that has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) will require Disease Management Area 3 (DMA 3) to expand into Pennsylvania’s elk range. The exact adjusted boundary of DMA 3 and all other DMAs that could expand due to newly detected CWD-positive deer will be announced in coming weeks, after ...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, Lebanon, Somerset, Jefferson County, Bedford, Blair, Clearfield, Lancaster County, Jefferson, Department of Agriculture, DMA, Adams County, Fulton County, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Pennsylvania Game Commission


The Toys of the 1980s Are Making a Major Comeback This Year

Blockbusters like the Star Wars trilogy, as well as unregulated TV advertising to kids, helped the ’80s churn out some of the most memorable toys of all time. Thirty years later, the ’80s are enjoying a renaissance thanks to shows like Stranger Things, and toymakers are happy to resurrect and hawk classic collectibles…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Toys, Science, Video Games, Tech, Retro, Nostalgia, Consumer Tech, Toy Fair, Toy Fair 2019


Smith’s New 1008 Furrow Knife (3″ Blade) Just $14.00 Online ~ Review

Tom reviews the brand new Smith's 51008 Furrow Knife (3″ Blade). If you're in the market for an economical EDC, you need to check out the sleek looking Smith's Furrow Knife. Idaho –  -(AmmoLand.com)- Recently Smith’s Consumer Products came out with a line of knives. I have used Smith’s knife sharpening equipment for years. 18 years. They have the best knife sharpening gear on the market and have always impressed me with their creativeness and ingenuity. They just keep coming out with more ne...
Tags: Guns, US, Amazon Kindle, Gear, Smith, Edc, Tom, Knife Reviews, Furrow, Tom Claycomb, Hunt Alaska Bass Pro Shops Bowhunter, Tom Claycomb Tom Claycomb, Smith Enterprise Inc, Furrow Knife Smith, Furrow Knife, Furrow Knife Features


Center only last line in a heading

Hi! How can I produce forced centering of only the last line of a heading? (see example) Thank you in advance for your help! degn (using Calibre) Attached Thumbnails  
Tags: Books, Epub


Zachary Knoles imagines video games as pulp novel covers

Artist Zachary Knoles created a wonderful series of illustrations that pay tribute to video games by imagining them as pulp novel covers, with the game writers' names in the by-line slots (a very nice touch indeed!). (via Gameraboy)
Tags: Art, Post, Books, Happy Mutants, Games, Copyfight, Remix, News, Illustration, Mashups, Pulp Metafiction, Zachary Knoles


ALPS OutdoorZ Adds New Pattern to Zero Gravity Blind

ALPS OutdoorZ Zero Gravity Layout Blind NEW HAVEN, Mo. – -(AmmoLand.com)- ALPS OutdoorZ has added a new camo pattern for its popular Zero-Gravity Layout Blind. Building on the previously available options of Tan and Realtree MAX-5 is the Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades pattern. ALPS OutdoorZ Zero Gravity Layout Blind Shadow Grass Blades is an uncannily realistic pattern ideally suited for vegetative fields and marsh-edge environments where long grass dominates. Derived from precisely coordina...
Tags: Guns, US, Canada, Gear, Hunting Blinds, ALPS OutdoorZ, ALPS Brands


More promising news about phages, the parasites that prey on parasites

For many years, we've been following the research on phages, viruses that kill bacteria, once a staple of Soviet medicine and now touted as a possible answer to the worrying rise of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria. Steffanie Strathdee is an infectious disease epidemiologist; she's written a book about her husband Tom Patterson's near-death experience: Patterson was nearly killed by a large ("soccer-ball sized"), infected cyst in his gut, and his life was saved by experimental phage...
Tags: Post, Books, Gift Guide, Science, News, Biology, North America, Antibiotic Resistance, Patterson, Superbugs, Epidemiology, Tom, UC San Diego, UCSD, Going Viral, Tom Patterson


We Just Want a “Safer America” Swear Gun Banners

Opinion Liberal progressives are today working tirelessly to similarly convert all American gun-owners to outcasts, all “suspects,” all dangerous “dissidents.” Original image Bluemel1 Wikimedia Commons Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “In any ‘compromise’ between food and poison, only death can win. In any ‘compromise’ between good and evil, only evil can profit.” ~ Ayn Rand In a recent interview with the New Yorker, a highly-regarded (among her fellow liberals) “progressive” politician, Luc...
Tags: Usa, Guns, La, America, Cambodia, Ussr, Cuba, Pol Pot, Castro, Nra, Mao, PRC, Ernesto, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Lucy McBath


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? A Very Custom Les Baer Boss 1911

Welcome to ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, which may turn into a new regular series on here at TFB. As you could probably gather from the title, this column is going to look at different guns that are actually for sale and pose the question – is this a nice gun or just overdone Fudd […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? A Very Custom Les Baer Boss 1911 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Fudd, Les Baer, BOSS 1911, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Hot Gat, Fudd Crap


Appeal Filed after Trump-Appointed Judge Rules for Administration’s Bump Stock Ban

Judge Friedrich just increased the likelihood that this is what gun owners who voted for Donald Trump will soon be faced with if they do not abandon their principles and surrender or destroy property they obtained in good faith after the government had determined it was lawful to own. (ATF Facebook photo) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- A Notice of Appeal requesting was filed Monday by attorneys Stephen D. Stemboulieh and  Alan Alexander Beck with the United States Court of Appeals for the District...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Las Vegas, Resistance, William, Donald Trump, Chevron, Trump, United States District Court, ATF, Michael J Sullivan, Friedrich, Vasquez, David Codrea, Matthew Whitaker, Gun Rights News


SIG SAUER MCX Rattler Canebrake Now Shipping

SIG SAUER MCX Rattler Canebrake Now Shipping NEWINGTON, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the newest addition to the MCX family, the MCX Rattler Canebrake is now shipping and available in retail stores. The MCX Rattler Canebrake comes as a suppressor ready platform with an SD handguard and inert training device that mimics the size and weight of the SIGSRD762 suppressor, and assures all muzzle flash is past the shooter’s hand when reaching out on the handguard duri...
Tags: Guns, Germany, Sig Sauer, PCB, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Sauer, SIG SAUER Inc, SIG SAUER Inc SIG SAUER Inc, Newington New Hampshire, SIG SAUER GmbH Co KG, SIG SAUER MCX Rattler Canebrake Now Shipping, MCX Rattler Canebrake


Oscar Whiners

Art by A.F. Branco Oscar Whiners USA –-(Ammoland.com)- MAGA Meltdown. Hollywood is in perpetual meltdown over Trump and his MAGA voters as evident in this years Oscars. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.org Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) : www.saf.org Firea...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Trump, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, Citizens Committee, Branco, Big Hollywood, Maga, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson


How to Remove Underlined Hyperlinks in PowerPoint

Inserting a hyperlink in a PowerPoint presentation is great for quick access to external resources relevant to your content. However, the underline that comes with it may distract the audience from the message of the slide. Here’s how to remove it. Removing the Underline From Hyperlink Text While PowerPoint doesn’t have a specific option for removing the underline from hyperlink text, there’s a very simple workaround. What we’re going to do is remove the link from the text, place an invisible...
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editing metadata

im having a few issues with converting and uploading a few of my epub books, i have narrowed it down to a couple of metadata errors, is there anybody here who can help with the editing. thank you in advance.
Tags: Books, Editor


Kindle DXG needs repair

I font hacked my kindle dxg just recently, and now it doesn't load, it reads" font check error" on the top left side of the screen. then it goes ON and OFF for many times and ends up in" your kindle needs repair. I wonder if there is anyone who could help me fix the problem. I do need my kindle and i am realy desperate.
Tags: Books, Introduce Yourself


Second PW4 frontlight seems much warmer

So I got myself a second PW4 in hopes of hacking... just for it to come with V 5.10.1.3 (ugh) But I noticed immediately that the light was a lot less blue compared to my first one. EDIT: Since the images were HUGE resolution-wise, here's a link to the imgur album https://imgur.com/a/7stfNvJ
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Daily Ammo Deals: 1000 Rounds CCI Blazer 9mm 115Gr FMJ Ammo $179.80 FREEs&h $0.179ea

1000 Rounds CCI Blazer 9mm 115Gr FMJ Ammo Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a sale going on 1000 rounds of CCI Blazer 9mm Luger 115Gr FMJ ammunition that with a coupon code, mail-in rebate and FREE shipping you can get them down to 179.80 or $0.179 a round.  This mail-in rebate promtion is about to end so get in on it now before the cut off date of 3/31/2019. To get this deal working you need to purchase the package online at Brownells and pay $199.80 at check out then go to the reba...
Tags: Usa, Guns, American Eagle, Brownells, Speer, Ammunition News, Ammoland com Brownells, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, CCI Blazer 9mm Luger


Daily Ammo Deals: 1000 Rounds CCI Blazer 9mm 115Gr FMJ Ammo $189.80 FREEs&h $0.179ea

1000 Rounds CCI Blazer 9mm 115Gr FMJ Ammo Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a sale going on 1000 rounds of CCI Blazer 9mm Luger 115Gr FMJ ammunition that with a coupon code, mail-in rebate and FREE shipping you can get them down to 179.80 or $0.179 a round.  This mail-in rebate promtion is about to end so get in on it now before the cut off date of 3/31/2019. To get this deal working you need to purchase the package online at Brownells and pay $189.80 at check out then go to the reba...
Tags: Usa, Guns, American Eagle, Brownells, Speer, Ammunition News, Ammoland com Brownells, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, CCI Blazer 9mm Luger



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