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Aux Aliment du Pays – Off the Nourishment of the Land

Requirement #19 of the American Mountain Men states: Must spend three days and two nights totally alone under primitive conditions and aux aliments du pays [“off the nourishment of the land”].  Here is my story about completing this requirement: AUX … Continue reading

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An Expedition on the Green River

AN EXPEDITION ALONG THE GREEN RIVER   On November 19, 2015, Aaron Griggs and I left Buena Vista, Co and traveled to Moab, UT. It takes 6 hours to drive from my house to Moab via US Hwy 24 and … Continue reading

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Founded by Geniuses but run by Idiots

“If we concentrated on the really important stuff in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles“! By Junius P. Long Food For Thought If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being … Continue reading

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Installing a Buttplate

This weekend I worked on my Leman rifle.  Attached are several pics of the steps to install the buttplate. First, I laid out the pattern, then I cut it with the coping saw.  Then using lamp black, I inlet the … Continue reading

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Cleaning Muzzleloaders

A few years ago I was looking for a quicker, easier way to clean my muzzle loaders.  I was tired of using hot soapy water because the risk of rusting.  I had tried various solvents but wasn’t satisfied with the … Continue reading

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Shooting Flintlocks

Paul Valandigham has written a great article about making flintlocks shoot.  It helped me to become a better flint shooter and I would like to share some of it with you.  Below are some excerpts from his article:  Flintlocks: How … Continue reading

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Smokes, Ammo and Luck

John Connor of Guns Magazine quotes his friend G.K. Shirpa as saying “Try never to run out of smokes, ammo and luck all at the same time.  But remember, if you have ammo, you can always get more smokes, and … Continue reading

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Molon Labe

In Greek it is spelled Mu-Omnicron-Lambda-Omega-Nu  Lambda-Alpha-Beta-Epsilon.  The phrase does not easily translate into English; more along the lines of “you can have them, when we’re done with them”.  In English, the sentiment being imparted, “from my cold, dead hands” is … Continue reading

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Open Carry Dangerous?

In a recent Guns Magazine article David Codera addresses the issue of Open Carry being dangerous.  As he explains in his article, Open Carry has become a thing of the past in our current Police State.  Will we really allow our … Continue reading

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