Know Your Weapons: The Astra 600 – Old School Cool

The Astra 600 – Old School Cool

 

In my 20 or so years collecting I only came across an Astra  600 once, and I passed on it because the guy was way too proud of it and would not budge on the price, primarily because of the German markings.

I regret that now. This model has serious history!

 

 

Dealing with Molotov Cocktails and Fire Bombs

Your Tactical Training Scenario- Dealing with Molotov Cocktails and Fire Bombs

 

Thought provoking article from both sides of the “insurgent equation.”

Study Up.

“Sometimes it’s useful to pay attention to even the most unlikely attack scenarios.  Looking at them as a thought experiment will provide some insight into more mundane self protection events.”

 

Know Your Guns: History of the East German Makarov

HISTORY OF THE EAST GERMAN MAKAROV

 

When I was hot and heavy into Curio and Relic collecting fifteen or so years back I had several different flavors of Makarov, including a true East German PM (with original DDR markings) a Polish P-64, A Hungarian FEG PA-63 and a very rare Bulgarian PPK clone.

As with all Eastern Block C&R Military pistols, the double action trigger on Mak’s were atrociously bad, somewhere between 15 and 25 pounds. This was a purposeful design however to keep peasant conscripts from shooting their own dicks off.

Other than that, they were a real pleasure to shoot with a caliber I would describe as a “.380 ACP on growth hormones”.

 

 

De Oppresso Terminare (To Terminate the Oppressed)?

H/T WRSA

De Oppresso Terminare (To Terminate the Oppressed)?

 

He could have used examples like “Antifa”, “BLM” (“Burn, Loot, Murder” cuz they earned that moniker), “Crips”, “Bloods”, “Murder Inc.”, or even the Damned Al-Qaeda turd-burglers (And yes, the goats in that part of the world are always scared). But no, who did he disrespect? The two groups that probably have the highest percentage of “Pro God”, “Pro Morality”, “Pro-Law”, “Pro-Constitution”, “Law Abiding”, “Tax Payin’”, and “Rule Followin’” (to the point of mask wearin’ ridiculousness) People in the Nation, as demographics go. So no, this Imbecile doesn’t get a pass. As I said, from all the indicators I’ve seen, this is more of a norm in the SOF Community, than not, and that is tragic and sad.

Preppers were the original Americans, till people felt safe and comfortable, then they got fat, happy and stopped planning ahead and preparing for bad times. It has had to be relearned through the last couple centuries, but for the most part, that’s as “American” a trait as you can get, from a practical living standpoint.

Time is getting short.

Harden your hearts, toughen your bodies, and steel your minds.

Remember Jerry Shriver

 

 

Here’s Why AK-47 Ammo Could Shoot To The Moon

Here’s Why AK-47 Ammo Could Shoot To The Moon

 

Not new news but a good reminder to stock up on steel case while you can.

Time is Short and the Need for it is about to explode exponentially.

You can take that to the Proverbial Bank.