Richard Craver

Thoughts, Musings And The Occasional Rant

The Not So Fun Part Of Reloading

Written By: richardwcraver - Apr• 23•18

On my last few range visits someone previous had converted a whole bunch of dollar bills into decibels. There was .223 brass strewn all about. Being the range squirrel I am, I made myself busy picking up brass until my knees screamed ‘Uncle’.

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Russian Collusion – Part 3

Written By: richardwcraver - Apr• 10•18

Well I got the high power hammer spring installed and went to the range, along with the correct magazines this time. I was hoping for an uneventful shooting experience. I had two dud rounds out of about 50 rounds shot (Cheap Wolf Military Classic fodder- $3.99/20rds), but other problems persisted.

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I’m Breaking Up With Google

Written By: richardwcraver - Mar• 26•18

For over 15 years I have enjoyed my relationship with Google. I mean they have arguably the best Search on the planet. About 10 years ago I got a Gmail address and life was good! Spam went away and I didn’t have to worry about losing mail whenever I got a new computer or updated an existing one. But in the back of my mind I knew if it wasn’t costing me anything, then I was the product.

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Russian Collusion – Part 2

Written By: richardwcraver - Mar• 26•18

Components began arriving and assembly began in earnest. All that was left was the stocks. I had decided this rifle would have wood furniture, but at last Friday afternoon UPS showed up with Forest Camo laminates from Boyd’s Gunstocks.

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Russian Collusion

Written By: richardwcraver - Mar• 22•18

A few weeks ago I was painting my rifle black. I had such a good time building it in the beginning, and such a good time stripping it, painting and removing excess weight; then Aim Surplus put lowers on sale.

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Amazon Will Not Post My Product Review

Written By: richardwcraver - Mar• 15•18

I received a product that shipped with batteries, they were dead on arrival. I asked for replacement batteries, which seems more logical than returning a $12 item for replacement, shipping cost money you know.

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This Is How Weather Starts In The South.

Written By: richardwcraver - Mar• 12•18

In the south we rarely get real snow, we get ‘weather’ as the old timers like to say, or ‘wintry mix’ as the weather prognosticators like to say.

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72 Killed Resisting Gun Confiscation By National Guard In Boston

Written By: richardwcraver - Mar• 05•18

Please read…

72 killed resisting gun confiscation by National Guard in Boston!

I’ve Got An AR And I Want To Paint It Black

Written By: richardwcraver - Feb• 18•18

When I built my AR a couple years ago I wanted to do something different than most. I had been looking into Cerakote and found some neat builds in their gallery. So silver it was.

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My Dad’s Rifle

Written By: richardwcraver - Jan• 29•18

We lost my dad eleven months ago. We had lost my mom 21 years prior and my dad remarried who I thought was a good woman. The only things of my dad’s that I got were his Remington Nylon 66 rifle and two break action shotguns which have been locked away in the safe for the last 6 months. I’ve just not mustered up the emotional wherewithal to do anything with them.

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