Picnic Ready

I’m meeting my best friend from college on Thursday, we’re headed to Napa for a picnic and to soak up some sunshine since spring as finally arrived. Relaxing with wine and good conversation is just about the best thing in life and I’m looking forward to catching up with her, we haven’t seen each other in over a year. Picnics on a warm day also make for a great date! Grab your sweetheart, pack a few edibles, and head into the great outdoors for some sunshine and laughter. Are you picnic ready? ...
Tags: Crafts, Outdoors, Outdoor, Napa, Outdoor Entertaining

Down Range Radio #618: Red Flag Laws

Michael Bane talks about Red Flag laws, death threats, vulnerability and being a target. He also talks handgun drills and coyote poop. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #618. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Mic...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, David Kopel, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Outdoor Channel Weekly Video Blog Colorado

Build Your Own Glock Part 1. The Embryo

Welcome to TFB’s series on building your own Glock. In this series, we will take an 80% frame and a pile of parts, and assemble a safe and consistent G19. Believe it or not, it is very easy, and perfectly legal. You will see that with a bit of patience and minimal equipment you CAN build your […] Read More … The post Build Your Own Glock Part 1. The Embryo appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Glock 19, Custom Glock, Semi-Auto, 80% Receiver, Build It Yourself, build your own Glock

Swalwell Agenda Goes Beyond a Ban

Anti-gun California Congressman Eric Swalwell has launched a presidential campaign with gun control as a central theme. (Screen snip, YouTube, The Late Show) California/United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- We’ve discussed Eric Swalwell before, but it’s worth taking another look, given that the Congressman from California announced he’s running for President on Stephen Colbert’s show. He picked a friendly venue to make that announcement, but he’s now going further than that. Swalwell is most notor...
Tags: Guns, Stephen Colbert, Australia, California, New York City, Reagan, New Zealand, Breitbart News, Justice Department, Trump, Nra, Breitbart, Harold, Australia New Zealand, LBJ, Eric Swalwell

The 10 Best Things That Happened at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Star Wars Celebration 2019 is in the books and it marked probably the biggest, most action-packed Celebration yet. It was the first convention to reveal a title for a Star Wars saga movie, the first time anyone saw footage of a live-action Star Wars TV show, and oh so much more. Below, are our 10 favorite things that…Read more...
Tags: Books, Comics, Science, Marvel, Disney, Chicago, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Ahmed Best, Star Wars Celebration, Kelly Marie Tran, Star Wars Resistance, Star Wars Clone Wars, Vader Immortal, The Mandalorian

Feature request?

I'm not sure where else to post this. Please move it elsewhere if it doesn't belong here. @Koval, can you make a generate cover from existing files? There are instances where I update an epub, azw3, mobi, etc (which have new covers) and I want the new metadata to update the cover from the new file. Also, can you add a "View" button in the "Edit Metadata" window. I guess this will be useful for when I add multiple files and want to see how they are before I commit the changes. Or rather, can you ...
Tags: Books, Calibre

New Haenel 300 Blackout (and FN SCAR-SC 300 Blackout)

In complete silence, the German company C.G. HAENEL GmbH have extended their product range with a rifle in 300 Blackout. The CR300 Blackout was shown at ENFORCE TAC 2019, and is not yet available on the homepage so there are no official specifications, unfortunately. Below: The new CR300 was hiding in the back, but had […] Read More … The post New Haenel 300 Blackout (and FN SCAR-SC 300 Blackout) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, G29, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, 300 BLK, EnforceTac, RS8 Subsonic, C. G. Haenel, G29 VIPER, FN SCAR SC, FN SCAR-SC Subcompact Carbine, AR Patterned, Haenel CR223, Haenel CR300, Haenerl CR308

Stevie Wonder’s Call for Laws after Nipsey Hussle Murder Shows He’s Blind on Guns

What “stronger laws” demanded by Stevie Wonder would have prevented Nipsy Hussle's murder? (Nipsey Hussle Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “It’s almost like the world is becoming blind,” musician Stevie Wonder proclaimed as he called for more citizen disarmament at the Los Angeles Staples Center memorial service for murdered rapper Nipsey Hussle last Thursday.  “It is so painful to know that we don’t have enough people taking a position that says, ‘Listen we must have stronger gun laws.'” ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Eric Holder, California, Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, Stevie Wonder, Resistance, Lapd, Nipsey Hussle, Senate Judiciary Committee, Hussle, Manassas, JOHN LOTT, David Codrea

POTD: Czech Side-by-side Shotgun

Our Photo Of The Day brings memories to how stagecoaches were protected once upon a time in The Wild West. I am not so sure the “Wild West” is so much calmer these days, so a side-by-side like this is probably not too bad to have at home by the bed (where allowed) in case […] Read More … The post POTD: Czech Side-by-side Shotgun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Stagecoach, Wild West, Photo of the Day, Home Defense, Schrombo, 16/70, Highwayman, Scattergun, Side-by

All the Hasbro Star Wars Toy Reveals From Celebration!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW All the Hasbro Star Wars toy reveals from Celebration! Hasbro revealed their new Star Wars toy lineup from this weekend’s Star Wars Celebration. We also got to have a quick chat on the con floor with Hasbro’s Sam Smith (Product Design Manager, Star Wars) and Patrick Schneider (Senior Managet Global Brand Development & Marketing, Star Wars). Check out their quotes along with the reveals in our gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Star Wars, Toys, Movies, Walgreens, Sam Smith, Hasbro, Smith, Collectibles, Extras, Luke Skywalker, Schneider, Palpatine, Yavin, Hoth

Stop scaring the gardeners

These are among the perennials I am enjoying now. You can bet I am cutting away old stalks and raking away debris so I can see them. It’s not that there isn’t plenty to feel bad about these days. Occurrences like yesterday’s horrific fire at Notre Dame cast such a dark pall that it’s easy to be tempted into end-times gloom and despair. Which is all the more reason that we need to find hope and happiness in the small miracles of nature that we find in our gardens. We need to feel enthusiastic ...
Tags: Facebook, Gardening, Notre Dame, Western New York, Shut Up and Dig, Ministry of Controversy

Good News: Virginia State Police Caught Up on Entering CHP Info the VCIN Database

(except for 3 localities) Good News: Virginia State Police Caught Up on Entering CHP Info the VCIN Database Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- Last year, during the General Assembly session, Virginia Citizens Defense League learned that the Virginia State Police (VSP) was almost 6 months behind in entering CHP holder information into the Virginia VCIN database. VCIN (Virginia Criminal Information Network) is where the police check to see if a person has any warrants or convictions. It also flags wh...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, CHP, Alexandria, General Assembly, Fairfax, Fairfax County, Virginia State Police, Virginia Citizens Defense League Inc, Virginia Citizens Defense League, Gun Rights News, Concealed Carry Laws, About Virginia Citizens Defense League Inc, Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL, Circuit Court Clerks, Philip Van Cleave

Brady Anti-Gunners Seek Info to Link Pro Rights Groups to 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries

Editors Note: Any proof of an effort like this would be welcome news to NRA members and supporters. The Brady gun control group wants to now whether rights groups, including the NRA, are behind the growing “Second Amendment Sanctuary” movement. (Dave Workman) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Brady anti-gun group, once known as the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, is looking for evidence in an effort to show that Second Amendment organizations are responsible for the growing “Second Amendme...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Washington, Indianapolis, Foia, Ferguson, Associated Press, Nye, Nevada, New Mexico, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Reno, Nra, Brady, National Rifle Association

Unmatch books from device

I know you can correctly match books on a device to the Calibre library manually but is it possible to simply un match a book? Also, are there any tweaks available for book matching aside from simply title/author (e.g. mobi-asin, etc)?
Tags: Books, Devices

Send error

Getting this error today. gmail send password is correct, and on current version. any thoughts? Sending failed... Traceback (most recent call last): File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\email.py", line 44, in run File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\email.py", line 134, in sendmail File "site-packages\calibre\utils\smtp.py", line 148, in sendmail File "site-packages\calibre\utils\smtplib.py", line 336, in connect File "site-packages\calibre\utils\smtplib.py", line 310, in _get_socket ...
Tags: Books, Devices

Life in the future

Here’s a picture of a black hole. Sometimes, the future isn’t stupid.
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Daily Ammo Deal: CCI Blazer 9mm 124gr FMJ RN Ammo 1000Rounds $172.99 FREE S&H w/ CODE

CCI Blazer 9mm 124gr FMJ RN Ammo 1000Rounds Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a sale on one thousand rounds of CCI Blazer 9mm 124 grain FMJ round nose ammunition that you can game their cart with coupon code “NCS” and get it down $172.99 with FREE Shipping. That gets you to $0.173 a round, and compared to $0.23 a round elsewhere online is a great price for this ammo in today's market. Over the last 25 years, CCI Blazer has developed a reputation around the world as a reliable trainin...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Ncs, CCI, Brownells, Speer, Ammunition News, CCI Ammunition, Ammoland com Brownells, CCI Blazer, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors

But your caliber sucks

Word: We can get that terminal performance of a 9mm projectile pretty much up on par with that of a .40, up on par with that of a .45. Dont get sidetracked by the caliber. Buy the best projectile you possibly can and shoot the caliber that you are good with. And then the thing that overrides all of them, it has to work. Its got to be reliable.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized

They know they’ll lose

NYC has gotten rid of some dumb gun regulation because they don’t want SCOTUS to hear the case.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized

Going back to Cali

During the week long stay, Californians bought over a million magazines.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Cali

How to Get Your Lawn Mower Ready for Spring

As the seasons change from winter to spring, you need to make sure your yard tools are ready to work after their winter hibernation. Before you head out to mow the lawn for the first time this spring, watch as the home … The post How to Get Your Lawn Mower Ready for Spring appeared first on The Handyguys.
Tags: Crafts, Tools, Video Podcasts, Lawns

Other Fiction Pasqué, Ernst: Drei Gesellen V.1 [German] 16.04.2019

Ernst Heinrich Anton Pasqué (* 3. September 1821 in Köln; † 20. März 1892 in Alsbach an der Bergstraße) war ein deutscher Opernsänger (Bariton), Opernregisseur, Theaterleiter, Schriftsteller und Librettist (aus Wikipedia). Sein Leben widmete er in erster Linie der Oper; über sein Wirken als Schriftsteller (eine Tätigkeit, die sich als Alternative wohl hauptsächlich nach dem Verlust seiner Stimme anbot) findet sich wenig, aber immerhin, in Bezug auf seine belletristischen Werke, indes ohne ausdr...
Tags: Books, Wikipedia, ePub Books, Köln, Aufbau, Leser, Wirken, Bezug, Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, Ernst Heinrich Anton Pasqué, Alsbach, Charakterzeichnung, Drei Gesellen

Bill to Allow School Districts & Teachers to Protect Children Moves to Senate

Argyle Independent School District Armed Staff Signs U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- An Oklahoma bill to allow school boards to more easily protect their schools against armed attack is another step closer to passage.  Several schools in Oklahoma already do so. HB 2339 allows school boards more flexibility in their decisions. On 13 March, 2019, HB 2339 passed the Oklahoma House by a nearly three to one margin. There were 72 votes for the bill, 25 against, and 4 excused. Oklahoma Senator David Bullard...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Public Schools, Oklahoma, Oklahoma House, Bullard, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Protect Children Moves to Senate, David Bullard, Sen David Bullard, Bullard R Durant

NRA Sues Its Longtime Advertising Firm, Revealing Major Internal Dispute

NRATV has allegedly told the National Rifle Association that it can take key financial information about the groups’ relationship from its cold dead hands, according to a lawsuit the NRA filed on Friday. The complaint — filed by the NRA in Virginia’s Alexandria circuit court — demands that Oklahoma-based advertising firm and NRATV operator Ackerman McQueen hand over reams of documents that it has allegedly been withholding for months, saying that “its patience has run out.” The NRA appears to...
Tags: News, Guns, Virginia, Iran, New York Times, North, Oklahoma, Wall Street Journal, New York State, Alexandria, Nra, Columbine, National Rifle Association, Wayne Lapierre, Oliver North, Charlton Heston

Get Back to Comfort

Ludovica and Roberto Palomba have teamed up with Poltrona Frau once again for the Get Back Sofa. This beautiful Beatles-inspired piece is stylish yet sedate. Sporting classical lines, expert tailoring, and the highest quality of materials, Get Back relishes in encouraging you to “Get Back to Where You Once Belonged,” which I assume is the cozy confines of a restful living room. A suspended frame and cast aluminum feet convey lightness, while up top the impression is all comfort...
Tags: Books, Furniture, Seating, Poltrona Frau, Ludovica, Get Back Sofa, Leather Sofa, Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, Poltrona Frau sofa, Roberto Palomba

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