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Ugly Gat-lings: The Top Ten Ugliest Firearms TFB Has Seen

Have you ever been at the range and internally (or externally) cringed when you looked over at the booth next to yours? Has your inbred cousin ever dragged you down into his gun dungeon only for your eyes to be assaulted by the most horrific “gunsmithing” sights a man has ever seen? I polled the […] Read More … The post Ugly Gat-lings: The Top Ten Ugliest Firearms TFB Has Seen appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotguns, Editorial, Modifications, Pistols, Rifles, Discord, Ugly Guns, Top Ten Ugliest Firearms TFB


Rejecticons Discussion: Are You Addicted to Collecting?

Join in the discussion! 10PM ET 05/04/20
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Seventh Edition of The New Rules of Marketing and PR Releases Today!

I’m super excited that the brand spanking new seventh edition of my book The New Rules of Marketing and PR is out! When I was researching and writing the first edition way back in 2004 through 2006, I never could have imagined that it would still be selling strongly thirteen years after initial publication and it would be available in 29 languages from Albanian to Vietnamese.
Tags: Books, Marketing, Public Relations, New Rules of Marketing and PR


Security Guard Shot & Killed at Family Dollar in Flint, Michigan After Telling Customer to Put on Face Mask

Police in Michigan said a security guard at a Family Dollar store in Flint was shot and killed after telling a customer to wear a face mask as mandated by state officials amid the coronavirus pandemic. Michigan State Police Lt. David Kaiser said 43-year-old Calvin Munerlyn, a father of nine, died at a local hospital after he was shot in the head on Friday (May 1). Witnesses at the store told police that Munerlyn and a woman got into a verbal altercation because her daughter wasn’t wearing a mask...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Jazz, Michigan, Senseless Deaths, Gun Violence, Flint Michigan, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan State Police, Leyton, David Kaiser, David Leyton


How can i delete my account?

Hello, i want to delete my account. How can i do it? thanks. regards
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The Rimfire Report: The 3 Best 22LR Pocket Concealed Carry Options

Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Rimfire Report. In this ongoing series we discover, review, and discuss anything and everything surrounding the rimfire firearm world. This week we’ll be taking a look at the top 3 best 22LR pocket CCW pistols. The Rimfire Report: The 3 Best 22LR Pocket Concealed Carry Options Normally 22LR […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: The 3 Best 22LR Pocket Concealed Carry Options appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Pistols, Rimfire, 22LR, Semi-Auto, LCP II, Pocket Pistols, The Rimfire Report, Beretta 21A, Beretta Bobcat, Ruger LCP II 22LR, S&W 43C


Daily Prime - Darth Vader Vs Optimus Prime Attacktix Stars Wars Vs Transformers

There are just too many Sci-Fi stories for me to settle for the basic Good Vs Evil storyline in Star Wars. Something more complicated and less puny human is what I go for in the Transformers. Believe it or not, there was actually one time when the Star Wars went head to head with the Transformers, in the 2006 Attacktix battle figure game set, Star Wars vs.
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POTD: Fire and Rain in New Zealand

Looking for the best firearms-related pictures around? You’re likely to find them here on TFB, and today we have a look at what’s going on in New Zealand and their Army. Fire and rain, as a soldier from the 2nd/1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment fires a Glock G17 Gen 4. This happened during their […] Read More … The post POTD: Fire and Rain in New Zealand appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, New Zealand, Photo of the Day, Glock 17, Fire And Rain, 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment


Author Scott Turow talks new novel ‘The Last Trial,’ hints at his next legal thriller

Scott Turow is back, and not surprisingly, so is Sandy Stern. The brilliant defense lawyer character, who is 85 and feeling every one of those years in “The Last Trial,” has almost always made an appearance in all nine of Turow’s books set in Kindle County, his fictional Midwestern creation. Turow, who had studied and taught writing at Stanford University before becoming a lawyer, essentially invented the literate legal thriller in 1987 with “Presumed Innocent.” That novel told the twisty story ...
Tags: Books, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, New York Times, Harrison Ford, Illinois, Lawrence Wright, Stanford University, Sandy, Stern, Scott Turow, Walter White, Rusty, Pinky, MartA


The Guns of Cinco de Mayo – Mexico’s Victory Over French Forces

Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862 Puebla, Mexico -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s not uncommon for people to mistake Cinco de Mayo as a day to celebrate Mexico’s independence, but that’s actually September 16, 1810. Instead, Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico’s May 5, 1862, victory over French forces in Puebla City. In 1861, Mexico had just ended a civil war and was in a financially ruinous state. As a result, President Juarez suspended all payments of foreign debt. France, Great Britain, and Spain were owed s...
Tags: Guns, Navy, Mexico, France, US, Spain, Battle, Baker, Puebla, Great Britain, Nra, Juarez, Springfield, Enfield, Puebla Mexico, Cinco de Mayo


VA Gov. Northam Lost One When Judge Ordered Gun Range Re-opened

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam lost one recently when a judge in Lynchburg ruled that the governor overstepped his authority by shutting down ranges. nra-ila image U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Anti-gun Democrat Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam lost one in Lynchburg Circuit Court when Judge F. Patrick Yeatts ruled—in a much-overlooked case—that Northam overstepped his authority when he declared a state of emergency and closed “recreational and entertainment” businesses, including indoor shooting ranges. A...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Virginia, Court, US, Chicago, Associated Press, Npr, University Of Virginia, Seattle, Justice Department, Nra, Inslee, Jay Inslee, Department of Licensing, Lynchburg


Can't open books

After update to 5.4.4.6 on Android 8.1.0, I can't open any books from CC. When I tap a book, nothing happens. When I tap "Read" on the details screen, CC crashes.
Tags: Books, Calibre Companion


Image Quality Degraded (AZW3-->KEPUB)

I have recently ordered a Kobo Clara HD, so I've been liberating and converting a number of my Amazon books in preparation. When reviewing one book, I noticed that some of the graphics were significantly degraded, for example: https://imgur.com/a/C0ys3cO It looks like the image might have been re-encoded, and the lossy compression either added artifacts, or has a higher compression setting. Are there any settings that I can modify to improve this? The cover doesn't seem to have suffered the sa...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Conversion, KEPUB


Forma In some articles or books, the first or last line is half-cut.

In some articles/books, the first or last line is cut off. For example, https://imgur.com/a/Vs5uE3k Is it because of my use of patches? Code: kobopatch.sh' kobopatch 653070c https://github.com/geek1011/kobopatch Loading configuration from kobopatch.yaml Reading input firmware zip Patching ./usr/local/Kobo/libnickel.so.1.0.0   SKIP  `Allow USB storage even when device locked`   SKIP  `Allow rotation on all devices`   SKIP  `Allow searches on Extra dictionaries`   APPLY `Allow...
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Colson Whitehead and This American Life among Pulitzer 2020 winners

Author wins fiction prize for The Nickel Boys while the first ever prize for audio reporting goes to an episode of the hit podcastColson Whitehead, This American Life and writers from the New York Times are among this year’s Pulitzer prize winners.During an online, at-home video, the Pulitzer administrator, Dana Canedy, referred to the “deeply trying times” in which these prizes are being announced but how journalism remains as important as ever and how the arts continue to “sustain, unite and i...
Tags: Books, Music, Culture, Awards and prizes, New York Times, Stage, Pulitzer Prize, Colson Whitehead, Dana Canedy


NSSF: Lots of New Customers? First Shots Sets Them on the Right Path

The NSSF suggests gun shop owners and range officers point new shooters in the right direction early. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Our retail and range industry members, with the exception of those in a handful of states, have been fortunate in remaining open during the coronavirus situation. So fortunate, in fact, that we know those ranges and retailers have acquired tens of thousands of new customers who have become firearm owners for the very first time. As states begin to lift their stay-at-hom...
Tags: Guns, Iowa, Ethan, Johnston Iowa, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, First Shots


The Star Wars Expanded Universe and the Promise of Multitudes

As someone from a mixed-race background, I was used to never seeing myself in my favorite movies, including the Star Wars films. Because I rarely saw myself directly in the media I consumed, I learned to work with what was available. I imagined that there was a planet somewhere in this galaxy that was inhabited by…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Science, Race, Disney, Fans, Lucasfilm, Fandom, Representation, Rose Tico




Special Tools Solutions & Palmetto State Armory Facility Tour

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- If you’ve been watching and hopefully enjoying my content long enough, you realize I’m also a Car Guy! And Road trips are like Catnip to Car Guys, so when Josiah McCallum, Consumer Relations Manager of PSA (Palmetto State Armory), offered me the opportunity to take a tour of their Jacksonville Florida Facilities I couldn’t pass up the chance to work two of my favorite things into one awesome video (if you’re into mechanical things with wheels as much as I am check out...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Nigeria, Psa, West Africa, MRAP, Audi, South Carolina, Jacksonville, Gainesville, Sean, London England, CNC, Guyana South America, Brian Johnson


Special Tools Solutions & Palmetto State Armory Facility Tour ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- If you’ve been watching and hopefully enjoying my content long enough, you realize I’m also a Car Guy! And Road trips are like Catnip to Car Guys, so when Josiah McCallum, Consumer Relations Manager of PSA (Palmetto State Armory), offered me the opportunity to take a tour of their Jacksonville Florida Facilities I couldn’t pass up the chance to work two of my favorite things into one awesome video (if you’re into mechanical things with wheels as much as I am check out...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Nigeria, Psa, West Africa, MRAP, Audi, South Carolina, Jacksonville, Gainesville, Sean, London England, CNC, Guyana South America, Brian Johnson


TFB Round Table: Not the Bees! – 218 Bee

Welcome back to another edition of the TFB Round Table sponsored by Ammunition To Go! For those who are first joining us, this is a multi-part series where TFB will discuss the characteristics of great ammunition for specific applications. This could vary from big game hunting, plinking, precision rifle matches, small game hunting, or even pistol competitions. Chances are there is someone here at TFB who can offer you advice […] Read More … The post TFB Round Table: Not the Bees! – 218 Bee appe...
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Ammunition, Ammo To Go, TFB Round Table, 218 Bee, Winchester 65


At Home and at Work, Alone and With Friends – More Self Defense Gun Stories

Convenience Store Clerk Fires Shot, Intruder Flees U.S.A.– (Ammoland.com)- You didn't see this news covered by the mainstream media, but again this week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Ben Branam joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new examples. Were these gun owners lucky, or were they well trained? (24-minute audio) These victims saved lives because they had a gun and good habits. document.createElement(...
Tags: Guns, Nra, Ammoland, Shooting Media News, Rob Morse, Self Defense Gun Stories, Ben Branam, Polite Society Podcast Rob, Rob Morse Rob Morse


Magazine Deals: MFT Extreme Duty Polymer 30 Round Magazine just…$7.99each w/ CODE

MFT Extreme Duty Polymer 30 Round Magazine Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory has the Mission First Tactical Extreme Duty Polymer 30 Round Magazine for just $7.99 after coupon code “MFT” at check out. Check prices online here or over here. Utilizing new material technology and manufacturing processes for enhanced strength, durability, and reliability to exceed demanding military performance specifications. Designed for the AR15/M4 but allowing use with a wide range of non-AR1...
Tags: Guns, Gear, MFT, Palmetto State Armory, USGI, Ammunition News, Modern Sporting Rifle, Round Magazine, Daily Gun Deals, Daily Deals Magazines, AmmoLand News Team, MFT Mags, Mission First Tactical Extreme Duty Polymer


Winchester Ammunition Unveils Diamond Elite Shot Shells

Winchester Ammunition just unveiled its new Diamond Elite shotgun ammunition. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The wait is over. The new Winchester1 AA1 Diamond Grade1 premier shotshell target load is now shipping to a store or sporting clay course near you. With four different varieties to choose from, this new shotshell is the ultimate in quality and performance. Winchester AA shotshells have been the gold standard in target loads for more than 50 years. Boasting premium hard shot, a high-strength re...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Winchester, NSSF, Matt Campbell, Ammunition News, Winchester Ammunition, Diamond Elite, Winchester AA


Ammo Deal: 50 Rounds Remington Range, 9mm Ammo, FMJ, 115 Grain just… $9.49 FREE S&H

50 Rounds Remington Range 9mm Ammo Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Sportsmansguide.com has new stock on 9mm ammunition. This time it is 50 Rounds of Remington Range, 9mm Ammo, FMJ, 115 Grain for just $9.49 a box with FREE shipping.  That is $0.189 a round and a great price in today's crazy-mixed-up-world. Stock up as this one will sell out! Check prices online here, over here, and even here. Remington® Range Ammo was designed for one purpose and one purpose alone: to help you train, affordably. ...
Tags: Guns, Ammunition News, USA Ammoland, Daily Gun Deals, Sportsman's Guide, AmmoLand News Team


calibredb inconsistent title: search results

MobileRead Forums post re: calibredb I am using calibredb from Terminal (and a Python script) in macOS 10.15.4 to retrieve and set various metadata items in my Calibre Library. My problem is that searches of the library using title:”book title” behave unexpectedly. For example, the following command: calibredb list -s title:"To Be a Machine" -f title,authors Results in: id title authors 96 How to Live Safely in a Sc...
Tags: Books, Library Management, Paolo Bacigalupi, Michael Ondaatje, O'Connell, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Charles Yu, Calibre GUI, Francesca Segal, Theodore Roosevelt William Howard Taft, Charles Fishman Moon, Goodwin Doris Kearns, Cory Doctorow Charles Stross, Joshua Horwitz, Terrence L Brown, Gareth L Powell


Book cover display problem on Kindle solved

It was a minor annoyance. The free ebook of the month from Tor books did not display covers when I emailed them to my Kindle account. I had downloaded the mobi versions from Tor. This month's Tor free ebook was a 40 megabyte file in mobi format, but only a 20 megabyte file in epub. The Tor website was lagging and terribly slow, so I downloaded the epub file and converted it to mobi. The converted mobi file was still around 20 megabytes, half the Tor mobi download file size. I could not see any ...
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Basic Kindle and Paperwhite on sale

$25 off on Kindle, $30-35 off on Kindle Paperwhite (in US). I was wondering why Amazon hasn’t had a sale on Kindles, what with everyone supposed to be staying home and public libraries being closed. Finally here is one. I am probably going to get another Paperwhite (a blue one so I can tell it apart from the one I have now) as I gave away 3 of my spares and my Voyage died after I did that. I think I can trade in the dead one for another 20% off + $5 credit?
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A New ‘Twilight’ Book is on the Way – Could a Movie Be Next?

Somewhere out there, Robert Pattinson felt an involuntary shiver go down his spine. The thing he most dreaded is happening: Stephanie Meyer is publishing a new Twilight novel. Meyer announced that she will be reviving the Twilight Saga, which wrapped up with 2008’s Breaking Dawn, with a retelling of the vampire love story in her new novel Midnight Sun. The long-awaited companion novel, which Meyer originally planned to write soon after Breaking Dawn was published, will tell the romance from the...
Tags: Books, Hollywood, Movies, Romance, Fantasy, Robert Pattinson, Meyer, Kristen Stewart, Edward, Twilight, Stephanie Meyer, George R R Martin, Pattinson, Stephenie Meyer, Midnight Sun, Edward Cullen


NRA: Jackson’s Mayor Exploits Crisis, Achieves Nothing

  Jackson Mississippi continues to deal with politicians who see their rights as a nuisance. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Popular wisdom holds that crisis reveals character –nothing brings out the true nature of a person more than having to rise to face the challenges of an unexpected disaster or emergency. Our current pandemic has already revealed a fair share of heroes and fools. On April 24, Chokwe Antar Lumumba, the Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, released a video advising that he had signed ...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, US, City Council, Jackson, Nra, State, Fitch, Jackson Mississippi, Mike Bloomberg, Jackson City Council, Lumumba, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA



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