Down Range Radio #612: Understanding the Gun Culture

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Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Verdana, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Gabe Suarez, Elizabeth MacBride, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Peter Rudenko

PW4 MRinstaller error on PW4

Hi everyone. I am a new kindle owner and this is my first post here. Great forum, thanks to everyone for your work! Been searching for a few hours, and hitting a specific roadblock setting up KUAL that I haven't seen anyone else hitting. So far I've: Successfully jailbroken: https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=312489 Latest hotfix successfully installed - still on though (the Kindle isn't detecting OTA update to latest 5.10.3): https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...post...
Tags: Books, Kindle Developer's Corner, Don, KUAL

Help! Calibre won't open

I'm new to the forum because I'm trying to find a solution for Calibre not opening. I was using Calibre 3.34.0 and received an Error 3 message. System can't find pathway u'G: etc. Using Windows 10. I uninstalled Calibre and reinstalled 3.39.1. I'm not getting the error message anymore but absolutely nothing happens when I try to open it. I've been using Calibre for years and transferred my files to a new computer 3 months ago and now suddenly have problems. Thanks in advance!:help:
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In Praise Of The .30/06 Cartridge

Outdoor Life: After more than a century of flattening the world’s biggest, meanest, and tastiest game animals, the .30/06 Springfield remains an incredibly well balanced, versatile, affordable hunting cartridge. With modern ammo it shoots 100- to 200 fps faster than it used to. If it was good enough to stop lions, rhinos, buffalo, and elephants 100 years ago, it’s probably good enough to stop deer, elk, and moose today. He makes his case with unction when comparing the ballistics to 6.5 Creedmoo...
Tags: Guns, Military, Winchester, Firearms, Springfield, Creedmoor, Ammunition

POTD: AR15 and Microtech H.A.L.O. VI

Today’s Photos are of a rather special knife together with an AR15. The Microtech H.A.L.O. VI is an Out-The-Front, Single-Action Automatic knife. Single-Action Automatic knife? Really? Yes, after you pushed the button and released the blade out in the open it is fixed and won’t go back by another push on the button (like the […] Read More … The post POTD: AR15 and Microtech H.A.L.O. VI appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, OTF, MicroTech, Photo of the Day, Automatic Knives, Microtech Knives, PVK Vegas

TFB REVIEW: KNS SwitchSight Glock Sights

You just bought a Glock, and let’s face it, those plastic factory Glock sights are flat out embarrassing. Plastic sights on a metal slide just don’t make a whole lot of sense, and they are definitely nothing to write home about. When it comes time to upgrade those sights there are two things you may […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: KNS SwitchSight Glock Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, Editorial, Glock, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencers, Glock 17, Dead Air, Dead Air Armamanet, Semi-Auto, Pistol Mounted Red Dot, KNS Precision, Reflex/Red Dot, Switchsight

Attention All Sigil Users

It is clear to us, now that the decision to convert Sigil INI preference files to UTF-8 was not a good idea. That combined with other performance-related issues has caused us to make the decision to pull both Sigil v0.9.11 and v0.9.12. Regardless of whether the two issues are related or not, we cannot in good conscience recommend their continued use, and thus have removed the binary downloads from their Github release pages. In short ... don't use these versions (unless you're willing to work wi...
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Now we are a teenager...

Thirteen years ago today I started writing dovegreyreader scribbles and whilst I think it’s a nice little something to celebrate, Magnus, as you can see, is very unimpressed.. Heading for four million hits on over 4500 scribbles (if each one is approx 1000 words...er...) all I can say is thank you for your continued support and donations, and for reading and commenting and chatting to each other in comments as you do, especially given that I was only going to do it for a week. We might be pro...
Tags: Books, Country Life, East Germany, Bedford, Newbury, Magnus, Cott, Dovegreyreader, Nina Willner, J L Carr, Tinker's Cott, Forty Autumns, Rachel Trethewey Georgiana Duchess

Kalashnikov Concern to Make Civilian AK-12s called SAIGA-AK12

Sureshot Armament Group sent us a tip with pictures of a rifle that will soon become the civilian version of AK-12. The new rifle is called SAIGA-AK12. The pictures are from testing of this rifle conducted by George Gubich (six-time IPSC champion of Russia) in the premises of a company called Orengun. George posted on his […] Read More … The post Kalashnikov Concern to Make Civilian AK-12s called SAIGA-AK12 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, Daily News, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Ak-12, 5.45x39mm, Sureshot Armament Group, civilian AK, SAIGA-AK12, George Gubich, Orengun George

Edelweiss Raid 2019 – “Unofficial World Championship of Mountain Soldiers “

The “Edelweiss Raid 2019” is an international, military special competition for mountain fighters from 12 nations. The competition teams come from Austria, Germany, France, Bulgaria, Italy, Montenegro, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovenia, Spain and the USA. Most of these photos were chosen as they include some firearms that we don’t see too often in the open. […] Read More … The post Edelweiss Raid 2019 – “Unofficial World Championship of Mountain Soldiers “ appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Austria, Slovenia, Daily News, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Bullpup, F2000, FAMAS, HK G36, HK416F, Steyr Aug, AR Patterned, Austrian Bundesheer, MIL/LE, ARX160 A2

Guy Kawasaki, Brand Evangelist in Chief

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He is also the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and several more books, including his latest, Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life. Kawasaki is using Canva to its fullest to help promote […] The post Guy Kawasaki, Brand Evangelist in Chief appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Books, Design, Advertising, Social Media, Infographic, Graphic Design, UC Berkeley, Start, Guy Kawasaki, Mercedes Benz, Wise Guy, Haas School of Business, Brand Evangelism, Guy Kawasaki Brand Evangelist, Life Kawasaki, Kawasaki Brand Evangelist

Kobo Forma. Does its screen update after dictionary use?

I own Kindle Paperwhite 1. It's set to update screen on every page turn, but when I use dictionary, only part of the screen that was covered by dictionary popup gets updated and remaining text is slightly faded. I read in tiny and thin font, and it bugs me a lot. Does Kobo Forma have the same problem?
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Rainbow Pot Of Gold cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

I was trying to come up with a fun and easy idea for decorating St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes, and was inspired by one of our favorite techniques, rainbow swirled frosting. Rainbows are a fun way to celebrate St. Patty’s Day — especially when there’s a pot of gold at the end! Using the technique, I painted stripes of paste food coloring on the inside of an icing bag. I really wanted bright, bold colors, and not a lot of white showing through, so I painted the entire bag, with no gaps between the...
Tags: Crafts, Celebrate, Rainbow, Cupcakes, St. Patrick's Day, St Patty, Pot Of Gold

Use a holster

An Indiana man, with no carry permit, was carrying his gun without a holster. And shot himself in the meat and two veg.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Indiana

Bump Stock Case Expedited by Court of Appeals in DC

Bump Stock Case Expedited by Court of Appeals in DC U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The appeal by the Plaintiffs against the BATFE in the bump stock ruling has been expedited.  The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ordered the parties to submit briefs by March 4th of 2019. That is extraordinarily fast by U.S. appeals court standards. The original ruling by the Circuit court hinged on the notion that ordinary words are ambiguous, and an agency can reverse previou...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Circuit, Chevron, Trump, Court of Appeals, D C Circuit, ATF, Kavanaugh, NFA, Plaintiffs, Federal Courts, BATFE

DIY: Painted Pastel Knobs

An easy DIY with a big return on investment? Swapping out your standard-issue hardware for hand-painted wooden knobs. Spotted on Lushlee several years back, these painted pastel knobs are still a favorite, used to match or stylishly mismatch a dresser. Above: The inspiration: hand-painted knobs by Finnish designer and stylist Riikka Kantinkoski of RK//Design and Weekday Carnival. The knobs are no longer available, but can be easily replicated with a sample can of paint or two. Above: Fo...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Hardware, Diy, Diy Projects, Palette & Paints, Pastels, DIY Ideas, Mel Walbridge, Favorite Warm Gray Paints, Cabinet Hardware, Favorite Blush Pink Paints, Wooden Storage Solutions, Riikka Kantinkoski, Natural Wood Mushroom Knobs, Celadon Green

Fusion by CF Stinson

Fusion by CF Stinson is an eclectic collection of textiles that straddles the line between bold and sophisticated. Each pattern is soft to the touch yet extremely durable, exceeding 100,000 double rubs. Patterns include stripes, swirls, geometric shapes, solids, and zigzags. Four of the patterns, Broadband, Converge, Paradox, and Tidbit, are produced using a minimum of 69 percent of recycled or natural and renewable content. Impress is non-PVC and contains StaKleen, which makes it resistant ...
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Naturescapes HPD Acts Likes Vinyl and Looks Like a Dream

Manufacturer Teknoflor presents Naturescapes HPD (High Performance Design), an organic polymer flooring product made of Ecuran—a natural composite material consisting of castor oil and organic minerals. This is essentially a resilient sheet flooring product that performs just like vinyl: it’s durable, versatile, easy to maintain, and amenable to a whole palette of aesthetic styles. Here are some of the perks that make Naturescapes HPD ideal for healthcare: no waxing or buffing required, meanin...
Tags: Books, Healthcare, Phoenix, Isley, Healthcare Flooring, Resilient Flooring, Naturescapes HPD, Organic Flooring, Teknoflor, Jasper Oak, Living Product Challenge


Bloomberg is not running for president. Neither is Hillary.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Bloomberg

In permit-less carry news

Oklahoma will no longer require a permit to carry. And, in KY, the same type of bill is headed to the governor’s office.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Oklahoma

It goes to 11

In TN, a push for a new enhanced handgun carry permit, which would exempt bearers of them from restrictions and schools and other gun free zones.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized


The Glock, apparently, is a gun that fires when the trigger is pulled.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized

Gun Porn

Chiappa CBR-9 Black Rhino. They always seem to have interesting designs. Yugoslav M52 Snipe
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The Retail Apocalypse continues in '19...

"There's roughly 52 square feet of retail space per person in the US, compared to 19 square feet of retail space in the UK, according to CoStar.This market oversaturation suggests the US is still in the "early innings" of mass store closures, according to a report last October by the advisory firm Cowen and Company."The Macy's that anchors what's left of what used to be an indoor mall just up the road is making the go-aways, probably finally killed off by the super Target across the parking lot....
Tags: UK, News, Guns, US, Tam, Macy, Cowen and Company, Money Makes The World Go 'round

England’s Most Dangerous Suffragette Was Too Radical to Remember. Her Part in Women’s History Shouldn’t Be Glossed Over

Kitty Marion helped to orchestrate an arson and bombing campaign in the U.K., and then became a radical campaigner for birth control in the U.S.
Tags: Books, England, News, Opinion, Uncategorized, Suffrage, Kitty Marion

derStandard default recipe not working

The default recipe for one for one of the most famous quality newspapers in Austria, der Standard (or derStandard), is pretty outdated and doesn't work anymore at all. This is what the current default looks like: Spoiler: Code: #!/usr/bin/env  python2 # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- from __future__ import unicode_literals, division, absolute_import, print_function __license__ = 'GPL v3' __copyright__ = '2009, Gerhard Aigner ' ''' http://www.derstandard.at - Austrian Newspaper ''' i...
Tags: Books, Austria, Recipes, Panorama, Newsroom, Standard, Bildung, Familie, Kultur, Meinung, Karriere, Reisen, Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft, Gerhard Aigner, Sujata Raman

How to Share Things from OneDrive

If you’ve got an Office 365 account (free or paid), then you’ve got OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud storage app. Cloud storage is great for sharing files with other people, so let’s see how it works in OneDrive. You can share OneDrive files from either the OneDrive folder on your computer (the “client interface”), or the Office 365 web interface, or the OneDrive mobile app. Which method is best depends on your situation and preference, but Microsoft is pushing its cloud offerings strongly, and that...
Tags: Crafts, Microsoft

Plugboards - per Libary? - "possible bug"

Hi all, just bought a new ebook reader (Kobo Form - decent device!) and was transferring some books. As explained in the wiki i created the required plugboards for - title changes (as similar to the setup for a kindle). And stumbled over the following behavior. Creating the Plugboards: as per https://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Kob...nd_Collections {series:re(([^\s])[^\s]+(\s|$),\1)}{series_index:0>2s| - | - }{title} ---- switched to a second (already active library (quickswitch) transferred ...
Tags: Books, Library Management

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